Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship

The Spring 23 scholarship recipients have been selected. This scholarship opportunity is for Fall 2023:

The Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for currently enrolled students pursuing a two-year degree at Central Piedmont. The scholarship is restricted to books and/or tuition assistance. This scholarship award is made possible through library fundraising projects.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • not have previously received a Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship
  • not a library employee, including work-study student
  • full-time student (currently enrolled in 12 credit hours or more) in an approved program leading to a two-year degree
  • completed at least one full-time semester at Central Piedmont
  • cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher

Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation, an unofficial Central Piedmont transcript, and an essay on how the Central Piedmont libraries have helped them achieve their educational goals thus far.

Two $500 scholarships are awarded in the fall and spring semester. If awarded a scholarship, the full scholarship award will be deposited directly into your Central Piedmont account once your enrollment in 12 or credit hours more for the awarding semester is verified.

Up to $500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you an employee working in the Central Piedmont Community College library (including work-study student)?
  2. Have you previously received the Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship?
  3. Write an original 550 to 750 word essay on how the Central Piedmont libraries have helped you achieve your educational goals thus far.
  4. Please upload your letter of recommendation here.
  5. Please upload an unofficial copy of your Central Piedmont Transcript