Debbie Antshel Memorial Scholarship

The Debbie Antshel Memorial Scholarship was established in 2008 to honor her legacy by helping graduating Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school seniors, dedicated to public service, continue their education at Central Piedmont Community College and leverage their knowledge, skills, and passions to positively impact their community. The Debbie Antshel Memorial Scholarship provides assistance with tuition and fees for the recipient’s first year at Central Piedmont, and is eligible for reapplication for the recipient’s second year. A minimum 2.5 GPA at Central Piedmont is required to be considered for a second award year of the Debbie Antshel Memorial Scholarship.

To be eligible for the Debbie Antshel Memorial Scholarship, an applicant will:

  • Be a graduating senior from Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to community service and improving the lives of others;
  • Demonstrate financial need (as determined by completing the FAFSA); and
  • Plan to enroll at Central Piedmont during the first semester after graduation and major in one of the following areas of study (programs are listed in order of preference)
    - Human Services Technology
    - Early Childhood Education
    - Interpreter Education
    - Nursing / Nurse Aide/ Nurse Assistant
    - Medical Assisting
    - Occupational Therapy Assistant
    - Physical Therapy Assistant
    - Respiratory Therapy
    - Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene
    - Ophthalmic Medical Assistant
    - Emergency Medical Science
    - Fire Protection Technology

A handwritten thank you note is expected from the recipient of this scholarship by the donor.

Debbie Antshel Memorial Scholarship
Up to $3,500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Tell us about the value you see in helping people and how you have helped others in your lifetime?
  2. Please tell us about any school or extracurricular activities in which you have or are participating (include activity, grade level when participated, and role).
  3. Please tell us about any school or community honors or awards you have received (include honor/award, organization and year received).
  4. Applicant must upload a signed letter of reference from a high school teacher, counselor, advisor, coach or someone you have worked with as a volunteer or for pay. This reference should include observations of your dedication to improving the community through public service and how continuing education at Central Piedmont will leverage your knowledge, skills and passions to positively impact the community. Reference should include her/his name, email and telephone number; her/his relationship to you and how long reference has known you..