Scholarships & Programs

College Scholarships – FACT SHEET

2017 Scholarship Awards
Fines Creek Community Association
FCCA Scholarship Committee
PO Box992
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745

Fines Creek Community Association (FCCA) awards as many annual $500 ($250 per semester) scholarships as FCCA funds allow. This award is available to any eligible student in the Fines Creek Community (Fines Creek, Panther Creek, White Oak and Waterville). The Fines Creek Community is defined by the area within the attendance lines for the former Fines Creek Elementary School. An eligible student is one who is completing his/her last year of high school and is planning to attend college the following fall. The FCCA helps students with four-year scholarships but reserves the right to limit any scholarship to two years in order to support additional applicants.

Eligibility Criteria

A Fines Creek Community resident for at least two years
A graduating senior from a Haywood County High School or a non-public education program as certified by the NC Division of Non-public Education
A Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher
Participation in FCCA fundraisers. Participation is required for each year that the scholarship is awarded and consists of at least ten (10) hours. This obligation may be fulfilled by an immediate family member participating in your absence.
Financial need. Students who receive full scholarships from other sources will not be considered.
The following students have received scholarships:

Payment of Awards

Scholarship awards will be paid in two equal payments of $250–one at the beginning of fall term and the second at the beginning of the new year. Checks will be made payable to the school for the student’s account and will be forwarded to the financial aid office of the school. At the completion of each spring term, a copy of the student’s grades for the past year must be submitted to the FCCA before further payment will occur.

Application

Please download this application (Word Docx) or a PDF of the application and fill out completely including all of information.  Your application will be completed and valid when you, the student, have returned the signed Fact Sheet, the Application and all Supporting Documents to the Fines Creek Community Association. Due date is May 1, 2017.

Signature of Applicant* _________________________________ Date _____________________

Print Your Full Name __________________________________

School Name and Address _________________________________________________________

*Your signature on this sheet indicates that you have read the facts above and meet the eligibility requirements.