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SECU Scholarship Eligible Programs

Eligibility Criteria:

a. Must be a North Carolina resident and US citizen.

b. Grant applies to identified programs; student must provide the specified admissions documents to be considered for acceptance.

c. Student must complete SECU Tuition and Fee Waiver Verification form and attach the form to their application. Students must meet one of the following criteria; received notification of a pending layoff, working and eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit, working and earn wages at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines, a military veteran or spouse, or a member of the National Guard.

d. Must be a high school graduate or have a GED and must meet program prerequisites.


Eligible Programs:

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

Prerequisites:

  • Students must have a working knowledge of computer skills and
  • A COMPASS Reading placement test score of 70 or better OR
  • Proof of successful completion of Durham Tech Reading 80 or 90 OR
  • A transcript documenting successful completion of a college-level English 111 or higher.

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial Provider

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 18 year of age or older;
  • GED results from ASSET, COMPASS, or TABE tests showing reading ability at the grade 10 level or higher must be submitted with registration;
  • Proof of Associate degree or higher or a college transcript showing completion of high school/GED will be accepted in lieu of this requirement;
  • Introduction to EMS Course; and
  • Certified Background Profile.

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Nursing Assistant I

Prerequisites:

  • Copy of high school transcript or diploma, or a copy of GED certificate;
  • Evidence of a negative TB test; and
  • COMPASS Reading placement test score of 70 or better, OR proof of successful completion of DTCC Reading 80 or 90, OR a transcript documenting successful completion of a college-level English (ENG 111 or higher). Learn more in the placement testing section.

View the program description and schedule.


Phlebotomy

Prerequisites:

  • Copy of high school transcript or diploma, or a copy of GED certificate; and
  • Copy of COMPASS score 70 or higher or transcript indicating successful completion of a college-level English course (ENG 111 or higher). Learn more in the placement testing section.

View the program description and schedule.