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Sandhills Promise

Sandhills Community College promises to pay two years of tuition for eligible students.

Scholarship Details

For eligible students, Sandhills Community College agrees to pay the tuition, technology, activity, and CAPS fees up to the in-state rate for two years, including summer terms.

  • SCC will cover tuition up to the in-state rate for courses taken by out-of-state students. Out-of-state students will not be eligible for the Sandhills Promise Program during semesters that they receive other financial aid that covers in-state tuition rate.
  • Eligibility begins in the fall semester after high school graduation and ends the summer semester of their second year.
  • Federal and state grants, scholarships, and outside funding must be exhausted before SCC begins payment.
  • Books and course specific fees are not included under the Sandhills Promise Program.




  • Be a resident of Moore or Hoke County.
  • Be a private, public, or registered home-school equivalent high school graduate planning to attend SCC the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
  • Successfully complete at least four dual-enrollment courses through SCC's Career and College Promise program with a GPA of 2.0 or higher and a 67% completion rate by the time of high school graduation.



Fall 2024 Priority Deadline: August 1st, 2024. The following requirements must be met by the deadline, to ensure your eligibility.

  • A new SCC admissions application must be completed, submitted, and on record with the Student Onboarding office.
  • Official high school transcript showing your graduation date must be submitted and on record with the SCC Registrar's office.
  • Your SCC scholarship application must be completed, submitted, and on record with the SCC Scholarship Office.
  • Your 2024-25 FAFSA and all additional required financial aid paperwork must be completed, submitted, and on record with the SCC Financial Aid Office.

Don't wait until the week of the deadline to submit your FAFSA to SCC, you will not meet the deadline. 

Once enrolled, students must continuously meet the financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress standards outlined by the state and federal government (maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and complete at least 67% of all courses attempted at Sandhills Community College.)

Career & College Promise Pathways 

Contact Information

Rachael Mashburn
Sandhills Promise and Scholarships Associate
Stone 220C
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