Scholarships

 

Who is Eligible?

  1. This program is designed to help our store employees and direct store delivery or office warehouse employees. It doesn’t include any upper management or ownership (examples of upper management: store supervisors, regional managers, sales managers, office managers, operations managers, etc.), or employees of NCPCM or their family members.

  2. Convenience store managers, employees and their immediate families are eligible. The qualifying employee must work at a convenience store that is a current member of NCPCM.

  3. Direct store delivery vendors and their immediate families are eligible. Vendor companies must be current members of NCPCM.

  4. Previous scholarship award winners may reapply.

  5. Applicants must graduate from high school or receive equivalent certification.

Who Supplies The Money?

    Each year the NCPCM Board of Directors allocates funds to be awarded for the scholarship program. Depending on the number of qualified applicants, scholarship winners will be awarded a minimum of $500 for the school year. Awards are offered for tuition and academic fees only. In 2010 the first Brian Fisher Memorial Scholarship was awarded in the amount of $2,000. This scholarship is funded by Southco Distributing and Fisher Stores, Inc. There will be one winner of this scholarship.
In 2019 the first Buddy Pope Memorial Scholarship was awarded in the amount of $1,000. The Buddy Pope scholarship is funded by E.J. Pope & Son, Inc./Handy Mart. There will be one winner of this scholarship.
 
In 2019 the first Burt Bennett Memorial Scholarship was awarded in the amount of $1,000. The Burt Bennett Memorial Scholarship is funded by Quality Oil Company. There will be one winner of this scholarship.



How Do I Apply?

    Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all information for the selection process. To apply for a scholarship, an applicant must:

  1. Obtain a copy of high school or college transcript.

  2. Complete the scholarship application.

  3. Send the application and transcript no later than April 16 to NCPCM.

    a. When filing your application electronically, please submit the transcript by email. The email must be received before the above date. Please use the following title for your subject line: Your name / College Transcript. Mail to: [email protected]

    b. When using USPS, the application must be postmarked no later than the above date. Mail to: NCPCM, Attn: Shannon Cox, 7300 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27612


When Is Payment Awarded?

    Scholarship winners will be notified in June. In late July, or after the necessary information is received, NCPCM will mail the scholarship award checks directly to the school. The checks will be made out  jointly to the individual and the school and must be endorsed by both.

Scholarship Application
Scholarship Sponsor Form

 

2019 Scholarship Winners


Alison Fitzgerald
North Carolina State University
Scholarship Awarded: $2,000 Brian Fisher Memorial Scholarship

Tyler Jones
Chowan University
Scholarship Awarded: $1,500

Connor Rhoades
East Carolina University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Morgan Temerson
Appalachian State University
Scholarship Awarded: $700


Caitlin Taylor
Western Carolina University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Madilyn Lee Beachum
Wingate University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Dalton Cannady
Appalachian State University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Evan Akouegnon
Appalachian State University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Madison Deal
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Bailey Hunt
Lenior-Rhyne University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Carmen Carias-Romero
Appalachian State University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Kallee McLean
Fayetteville State University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Makayla Westmoreland
Carteret Community College
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Tamia Artis
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Kiara Long
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Jaynah Davis
Appalachian State University
Scholarship Awarded: $700

Alison Fitzgerald