Presidential Scholars Program
The Central Piedmont Community College Presidential Scholars Program provides an opportunity to receive a scholarship award from one of the college’s most prestigious scholarship programs and offers a unique cohort experience for first-time freshmen attending Central Piedmont.
As a Presidential Scholar, you will benefit from leadership development, service-learning, and peer mentoring opportunities as a part of an intentional community of scholars. Over the course of your educational journey, you will participate in a customized seminar series and volunteer projects.
Eligible students must:
- be a 2023 graduate from high school,
- have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or higher,
- be committed to finishing an associate degree at Central Piedmont, and
- maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA while at Central Piedmont and stay continuously enrolled full time (summer excluded).
Presidential Scholarships cover tuition, fees, and books up to $1,600 each fall and spring semester for a maximum of two years. If eligible, Presidential Scholars could receive other financial aid funds, such as Pell Grants.