2021 ECA Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted!

Posted On January 6, 2021— Written By
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Surry County Extension and Community Association (ECA) members are proud to announce they are accepting applications for the 2021 North Central District Extension and Community Association Scholarships. The $600.00 scholarships are given to a youth and an adult who are continuing their education beyond the high school level in any field of study, but with priority given to a degree in family and consumer sciences.

A youth applicant is defined as a high school senior or a student currently enrolled in college having completed high school without a break in his /her formal education. An adult is an individual who has completed high school and has had a break in his/her formal education and now wishes to further his/her education.

All applicants must be North Carolina residents and planning to attend a North Carolina accredited college, community college, or technical institute in the fall of 2021. Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Financial Need 25%
  • Scholarship Potential 25%
  • Activities and Honors 25%
  • ECA Connection 25%

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2021. The application is available here: ECA Scholarship Application. You may also obtain an application or get more information by calling the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Surry County Center at 336-401-8025.

Surry County Extension and Community Association (ECA) has five clubs and 60+ members located throughout the county. The organization’s mission is to Strengthen Families through

  • Leadership Development
  • Volunteer Work
  • Educational Support
  • Researched-based education from North Carolina State University and
    North Carolina A&T State University