New Hanover County Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

By / Life on the Island / Monday, 09 March 2015 04:00

The board of advisors of the New Hanover County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for three scholarships. Scholarships are available for students wishing to pursue a degree or training in the field of nursing or teaching at an institution of higher learning in New Hanover County through the Joseph Bergin and Elsa Flower Davies Teacher Training and Nursing Training scholarships.  
Applications are also being accepted for the Myrtle Grove Volunteer Fire Department Memorial Scholarship. Eligible applicants must be former firefighters who served with a New Hanover County volunteer fire department or descendants of such firefighters who are interested in pursuing higher education at an accredited university, college, community college or technical institute.
Application forms are available on the North Carolina Community Foundation’s website, Complete application packets must be received by Saturday, April 18, 2015.  The review committee will not consider incomplete applications.
About New Hanover County Community Foundation - The New Hanover County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.  New Hanover County Community Foundation board members are: Stephen Gaskins, Ned Barclay, Patrick Boykin, Ron Copley, Eldridge Dodson, Noel Fox, Frank Gibson, Rickey Godwin, Patrick Moore, Laurie Taylor, Kristi Sullivan and George Taylor. For further information, contact Angie Brewer, NC Community Foundation southeast region associate, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 910-509-7256.
About the North Carolina Community Foundation: The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made $89 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $191 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit   and Facebook or follow on Twitter @NCCF.


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