Attend a Grant Overview Session for Q&A on the application process. 

Congratulations to the 2014 recipients of scholarships from Cumberland Community Foundation.

Congratulations to the Women's Giving Circle grantees!

Support the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery Project Fund.

Women's Giving Circle 2013 Scorecard available



(910) 483-4449

308 Green Street
PO Box 2345
Fayetteville, NC 28302



how to apply

Cumberland Community Foundation's scholarship applications are completed and submitted online. 

Once you click the APPLY NOW link below, a personal log-in will be needed to access the application.  Create this log-in by clicking the Sign Up button at the top right hand corner of the page.

Students meeting the general criteria are eligible to apply.  These criteria are as follows:

  • Resident of Cumberland County (unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description)
  • Students who will attend college, university, vocational or technical institutions as a full-time student in the fall or within six months following the award
  • Academic achievement and potential as indicated by class rank, GPA, and/or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT)
  • Financial need (unless otherwise noted in the scholarship description) – See below

Financial Aid Information

Many CCF scholarships are based on financial need and require information from the applicant’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Your parents/guardian will need to complete the form in advance of the scholarship deadline to ensure that your Student Aid Report (SAR) results are available for submission with your application. Visit for more FAFSA information or to file your FAFSA on line. 

If available, a copy of your financial award letter from the college or university is also required.

Ensure you have your Student Aid Report available to upload by the application deadline.

Current scholarship opportunities for 2014 are closed. Click Apply Now below after November 15th for a list of our scholarships.



Robert H. Short/Cumberland Community Foundation Scholars Program - This scholarship is available for students attending Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College and Methodist University. 


For more information about this scholarship program, contact the school you will attend in the fall:



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