If you're a high school senior in Randolph County, you may be a Randolph Community College Presidential Scholar!

Five high school seniors will be selected as RCC Presidential Scholars and will

  • Receive a $2,500 scholarship for their first year of study ($1,250 fall and $1,250 spring) that is renewable for the second year
  • Meet regularly with RCC's president, Dr. Robert S. Shackleford Jr.
  • Attend RCC's prestigious Student Leadership Academy during their first year of enrollment
  • Serve as an Ambassador for RCC and the RCC Foundation during their second year of enrollment (April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017)

Recipients must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0, enroll for at least 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester and attend meetings with Dr. Shackleford in order to maintain the scholarship for the second year of enrollment. Recipients also are strongly encouraged to participate in RCC's Student Leadership Academy.

High school seniors from Randolph County public, private, and home schools are invited to apply. To be considered, students must

  • Plan to enroll at RCC in the fall of 2015
  • Have an unweighted GPA of at least 3.0
  • Participate in extracurricular/community activities
  • Submit the application packet (application, two recommendations, and high school transcript) by 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

The deadline for 2015-2016 Presidential Scholar application packets was February 13. The application is no longer available.

For more information, contact Sarah Gallimore, RCC's recruiter, at (336) 633-0310 or Joyce Wolford, director of foundation operations, at (336) 633-0295.

Scholarship funding is provided by the RCC Foundation.