Nash Community/Halifax Community College Scholarships

Man sitting on floor of library reading a bookThe Nash Community/Halifax Community College Scholarships are $500 scholarships awarded annually to a student enrolled at Nash Community College or Halifax Community College.


To recognize and promote academic achievement and excellence; to provide educational training beyond the high school level; and to provide educational opportunities for retraining for better job skills.

Requirements for the Scholarships

The student must:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Live in a household served by Halifax EMC
  • Enrolled for a minimum of six semester hours
  • Attain and maintain a minimum grade-point average of 2.5 (GPA)
  • Provide two letters of recommendation recognizing the applicant’s qualities of character and leadership
  • Provide a written statement of financial need


The recipient is selected by the College Financial Aid Committee and/or Scholarship Committee. The scholarship will not discriminate for or against any student because of age, sex, ethnic origin, race religion, or disability.

Disbursement of Funds

The funds are sent directly to the colleges and are to be used for tuition, books, or fees. The annual scholarship of $500 is awarded in increments of $250 per semester for the Fall and Spring semesters.


Applications are available at the community colleges’ financial aid offices.

Other Scholarships Available

For more information on these scholarships, contact Julia Allsbrook at (252) 445-5113 Ext. 2034.