ECA Educational Scholarship Opportunities

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North Carolina Extension and Community Association logo imagePursuing a college degree? Apply for one of Currituck County Extension and Community Association scholarships. North Carolina Extension & Community Association, Inc. (ECA) offers educational scholarships to NC youth and adults who are pursuing a college education in North Carolina. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students in obtaining a degree at any North Carolina college, in any field of study, with priority given to those who choose a Family and Consumer Sciences related field. Part-time students must carry no less than six (6) hours per semester and full-time students must carry no less than twelve (12) hours per semester.

Each of the five North Carolina Cooperative Extension districts award two $800 scholarships, one youth and one adult. In addition, Currituck County is offering a $250.00 Scholarship to Currituck County residents. Complete a separate application for each scholarship.

The application criteria include:

  • Activities and Honors – 25%
  • Connection and Involvement with Cooperative Extension Service (NCCES) – 25%
  • Financial Need – 25%
  • Scholarship Potential – 25%

Scholarship Applications

Currituck County Scholarship

NCECA Scholarship

Applications are due Feb. 1, 2019, and should be returned to: N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. 

For more information please contact Sheila Gregory via phone 252-232-2261 or email