NCCIA arranges sponsorship for several scholarships that are awarded to selected students and faculty. This year we are proud to offer scholarships sponsored by the following:

Student Scholarships


To financially assist full-time students who are currently majoring in a computer program and who have completed at least one semester with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average in their program. (Unsuccessful applicants may reapply the following year.)

Selection Criteria

The general scholarship recipient must be a full-time student majoring in a computer program with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better in their current program of study.

2019 Student Scholarships 

  • Annelle Pegg Memorial Scholarship
  • David Harris Memorial Scholarship
  • Bruce Waugh Memorial Scholarship - sponsored by Stanly Cisco Academy Support Center
  • NCCIA Leadership Team sponsored Scholarship
  • Jack and Argavick Scarboro Memorial Scholarship
  • McGraw-Hill Education Scholarship
  • Paradigm Education Scholarship
  • Pearson Higher Ed Scholarship


View past scholarship recipients


Faculty Scholarship


To financially assist a full-time community college computer instructor by reimbursing expenses up to $750 for tuition, travel, accommodations, meals, fees, books and other expenses that are associated with training to improve classroom effectiveness.

Scholarship Funds

The NCCIA will award the Carol Jones Memorial Scholarship to a full-time computer faculty member. 

Selection Criteria

The scholarship recipient must be a full-time computer instructor who can demonstrate that the training had a significant impact on their classroom effectiveness.


Congratulations to this year's awardees:

Scholarship Recipient College

Annelle Pegg Memorial Scholarship

Ginny Overbay

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Bruce Waugh Memorial Scholarship

Katherine Dinwiddie

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

David Harris Memorial Scholarship

Shirin Alhroob

Forsyth Technical Community College

Jack and Argavick Scarboro Memorial Scholarship

Mauranne Giustini

Forsyth Technical Community College

McGraw-Hill Education Scholarship

Kimberly Ellis

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

NCCIA Leadership Team Scholarship

Charles Lucas

Durham Technical Community College

NCCIA Scholarship

Maxfield Carpenter

Durham Technical Community College

Paradigm Education Scholarship

Lisa Brown

Randolph Community College

Pearson Higher Ed Scholarship

Zach Holliday

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Carol Jones Memorial Faculty Scholarship

Michael Schore

Wake Technical Community College

Recipient Selection

The NCCIA selection committee shall determine the recipients of the scholarship. The committee shall consist of three (3) members from the community college system teaching in the computer programs.

Published on  March 4th, 2019