Up & Coming Weekly

February 07, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM 16 UCW FEBRUARY 8 - 14, 2023 College is expensive, but it doesn't have to be expensive for you. e financial aid experts at Fayetteville Technical Community College will help you find a scholarship that is just right for you. e best thing about scholarships, is that unlike loans, you don't have to pay scholarships back. Are you a North Carolina resident who doesn't have enough money to pay for college? If so, you should apply for the Golden LEAF Foun- dation Scholarship. It provides up to $2,250 per year for students living in one of the qualifying counties, which are listed on the application. You can use this scholarship to pay for tuition, books, child care, and even transportation so you can get to school. Would you like to get paid to go to parties? If so, you should apply for the prestigious Tom McLean Ambassadors Scholarship Program. As a student ambassador, you will help people under- stand what FTCC is all about and how FTCC benefits the community. Along the way, you will build rela- tionships with community leaders, develop leader- ship skills, and get lots of great pictures for social media. e rigorous application process includes grade verification, an essay, and a panel interview. Student Ambassadors receive a $1,000 scholarship. Did your parents serve in the military? If so, you may be eligible for the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Scholarship. is schol- arship is available to the children of veterans who died, were captured, or became disabled during their military service. If you don't qualify for this scholarship, that's OK. Veterans and the children of veterans are eligible for many other educational assistance programs. FTCC was recently named the most military friendly large community college in the nation, so we are experts in helping veterans and the families of veterans. Do you want to earn big bucks, driving big trucks? If so, you need to apply for the State Employee Credit Union Bridge to Career Program. is schol- arship will help you pay for your commercial driver license training program. When you are done, you will have everything you need to begin a highly paid career on the open road. Do you hate filling out applications? So do we. at's why the continuing education division no longer requires applications for some scholarships. ese scholarships can be used to pay for a wide variety of programs including welding, veterinary assistant, medical billing, and many more. Some programs can be completed online. Scholarships are first come, first served, so enroll today before the money runs out. ese are just a few of the scholarship opportuni- ties at Fayetteville Technical Community College. If you are ready to learn more, visit www.fay- techcc.edu/ to begin your journey with FTCC. Variety of scholarship programs available for students at FTCC by CHRISTOPHER THRASHER Don't let costs discourage you from going to college. FTCC offers a number of scholarship opportunities for students. EDUCATION CHRISTOPHER THRASHER, FTCC COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com. 910-484-6200 APPLY NOW! Equal Credit Opportunity Lender. * APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates are subject to change at any time. Fees may reduce earnings. Fifteen-month share certificate requires a minimum deposit of $20,000.00 for promotional rate. See credit union for complete details. High-Rate Share Certificates 4.33 % APY * C u st o m C a teri n g by T w o B r o t h ers Private Romantic Aordable Specializing In: Weddings, Corporate Events, Holiday Parties, Special Banquets & More! eVineNC.com or TwoBrothersCateringNC.com 806 Katie Street Fayetteville NC (O Owen Drive behind O-Reilly's) Custom Catering By:Two Brothers Call us to schedule your next event! Call 910-584-9892 Serving You Since 2004

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