This scholarship is available for the Fall Semester.
Amount: Up to $1,000
Smithfield Foods believes education is a key to strong, growing communities. Their longtime dedication to education in our region, and in particular to PDCCC, includes investments in educational programs and scholarships impacting every person in our community. The Smithfield Foods Endowed Scholarship is one of many collaborative efforts to help ensure an intelligent, well trained, strong community.
This scholarship is available to one student only and is presented during the Fall semester annually. The maximum award annually is $1,000. The scholarship committee may award additional scholarships as funds are available.
The Smithfield Foods Endowed Scholarship provides assistance in the form of funding for tuition, books, and related fees. It is available to students who meet the following scholarship criteria:
- Applicant must be pursuing a certificate in a trade or a certificate or degree in the study areas of Business, Logistics, Industrial Maintenance, Manufacturing, or Technology.
- An applicant’s financial need, as determined through the PDCCC Financial Aid Office, shall be considered. (Note: Although need is considered, it is not the only criterion for selection).
- Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, if recently enrolled in high school or higher education courses.
- Applicant must be a resident of the Western Hampton Roads region which includes Franklin, Suffolk, Isle of Wight County, or Southampton County.