Student Success Scholarship Application 2023-2024

The Davidson-Davie Community College Foundation offers competitive, merit-based scholarships to deserving graduates at Davidson-Davie Community College. The scholarship is to be used as assistance for completion, helping to eliminate some of your outstanding educational costs, as well as preparing you for your career; or as support to transfer to an advanced degree program of study.

You must complete the entire application and have it submitted by midnight on Sunday, March 17, 2024, to be considered for the scholarship. PLEASE NOTE: A letter of recommendation from an instructor/Davidson-Davie employee is also required by March 17, so plan accordingly.


  1. Current Davidson-Davie Community College student graduating from a curriculum program in May 2024 (or Dec. 2023 if you finished early). Note: if you have classes to take during the summer in order to complete your degree, you can still be eligible; please let us know on the application.
  2. Minimum of 1 semester attended/completed at Davidson-Davie CC (so that you’ll have a cumulative GPA with us)
  3. 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA at Davidson-Davie CC (program GPA may also be considered in certain circumstances). Please note this does not mean term/semester GPA–it means your overall GPA.
  4. Completion of the online scholarship application (including a letter of recommendation from an instructor/Davidson-Davie employee)
  5. Completion of the online application to graduate – also due by March 15 (more info found here: Graduation Info – keep an eye on this page for updates
  6. Participation in a virtual or in-person interview in April if selected as semi-finalist
  7. Please note: High School/Dual Enrolled, Early College, Valley Academy, and continuing education students are NOT eligible.

DEADLINE TO HAVE EVERYTHING SUBMITTED: Sunday, March 17, 2024 by Midnight

A selection committee at Davidson-Davie Community College will review completed applications after March 17, 2024. You will be asked to participate in a REQUIRED virtual or in-person interview in April; once an interview date is selected we will notify you & ask you to be sure to plan ahead to be available. The students selected for the scholarships will be notified in May and announced at graduation.

Student Success Scholarship Application 2022-2023

Please complete all fields below.

  • Be sure to check your Davidson-Davie CC email for important updates.
  • (Example: ADN Nursing Program - Associate in Applied Science)
  • (Reminder: minimum cumulative GPA requirement for this scholarship is 3.50. Program GPA may be considered if cumulative GPA is not at least a 3.50 after fall semester, but program GPA is still at least 3.50. Term/semester GPA does NOT count.)
  • (For example: "I'll have class 9 to 11" or "my classes are online so my Fridays are open". Also list if you'll have any conflicts if interviews are held on a Friday).
  • (If you will have summer classes, please specify)
  • Please Note: the deadline to apply for May 2023 graduation is March 15, 2023 (summer application deadline is July 1st). If you are not eligible to apply for graduation then you will not be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Please Note: the deadline to apply for May 2023 graduation is March 15, 2023 (summer application deadline is July 1st).
  • PLEASE READ: This is a required field. The instructor/employee may prefer to email the recommendation letter directly to the Davidson-Davie Foundation. If this is the case, please ask them to email it to: Then, please upload a document (ex. Microsoft Word document) to this application which includes the instructor/employee name & state that the letter will be emailed to Kristi.
    Max. file size: 200 MB.
  • What do you consider your most important learning experience while at Davidson-Davie Community College, either inside or outside the classroom? (No word minimum or maximum; however, the more detail you can include, the better)
  • What plans do you have after you graduate? Are you planning to transfer to another college to pursue an advanced degree? Are you planning to pursue a career in the degree you earned at Davidson-Davie Community College? (No word minimum or maximum; however, the more detail you can include, the better)
  • (Examples may include: semesters on the Dean's list; graduating with Honors or High Honors; scholarships received; invitation to honor societies such as NSLS, PTK; Global Scholar; degree-specific awards/honors; job-specific awards/honors; Athletics awards/honors; etc.)
  • (Examples may include any leadership positions held, and the years of your participation. Please also include if you participated in any DDCC organizations, such as: TRiO program; International Education/Study Abroad; Clubs; Peer Mentor program; Work Study; Athletics; etc.)
  • I certify that the information given on this application is complete, accurate, and true to the best of my knowledge. I understand my signature gives the Davidson-Davie Community Foundation permission to release any appropriate information in correspondence with donors and the scholarship committee.
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