State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarships (Need-Based)

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Established in 1974, the SEANC Scholarship Program Foundation awards scholarships to active and associate SEANC members, their spouses, and their dependents to attend technical schools, community colleges, trade schools, junior colleges, or four-year universities full-time. Both need-based and merit-based scholarships are available.

Scholarships are available for candidates who possess demonstrated academic potential, financial need, school and community involvement, character and motivation.

Applicant must meet the following requirements:
  • Must be a SEANC member, a spouse of a SEANC member, or a child of a SEANC member
  • Demonstrate both academic merit and the financial need

Awards are $1,000 for four-year schools and $500 for trade schools, community colleges and SEANC members with full-time jobs. The scholarships are nonrenewable, but previous recipients may reapply.

Application Procedure
Scholarship applications are available from January to April of each year. Applications, postmarked no later than April 15, must be sent to the appropriate SEANC district scholarship chairperson in a member's local district. To obtain district information, contact the SEANC Member Action Department at 800-222-2758 or

Scholarship applications are available in January at

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