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Senior Space

This space is dedicated to the Class of 2020. Read on for information on all things senior!


College Foundation of North Carolina logo black lettering on white fieldThe College Foundation Of North Carolina(CFNC) offers comprehensive help with career and college planning ranging from planning your high school course of study, navigating the college application and financial aid processes, and much more! Make CFNC your first stop on your journey to college to ensure a smooth transition form high school to college.



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The FTCC Foundation offers scholarships for students who plan to enroll full-time at FTCC. Check the Senior Google classroom for more information.



NC SECU logo white letters on blue fieldThe SECU Foundation People to People Scholarship is open to high school seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. and is awarded  to one senior per regular CCS high school. This means that one of our seniors is guaranteed to win $10,000. The odds get even better by the time all the eligibility criteria is met.  Eligible students are encouraged to complete the application on the Senior Google Classroom quickly as possible.  Please note the deadline to submit an application packet is February 28, 2020 by 3:30 pm to Janet Hollingsworth in Student Services.



Senior Newsletter
Boys looking at laptopThe Senior Newsletter is available through the  Cape Fear High School Senior Space on Google Classroom. Please accept the invitation to see the latest information on scholarships and all other things senior. Information is frequently updated so be sure to check it weekly!




Have you been accepted to a college, received a scholarship or financial aid?

Please be sure to inform the guidance office of any acceptances, scholarships, or financial awards you have received. We all want to share your good news!

Would you like to receive information about scholarships?

The guidance office is happy to answer questions you may have about finding scholarship opportunities. All you need to do is to complete the Student Information Packet and turn it into your guidance counselor.

The Cumberland Community Foundation will award $745,000 in college scholarships to students from Cumberland County. These scholarships come from endowments created by generous individuals and civic groups. The deadline to apply for most 2020 awards is March 2020. Numerous CFHS students have received scholarships through the foundation. Why don’t you give it a try?

The Cumberland County Association of Principals and Assistant Principals is proud to be able to present scholarships to qualifying high school seniors to help them defray the cost of higher education. For more information on this opportunity, please refer to the CCAPAP Scholarship Application form.

Scholarships are available through the Naval ROTC program. Information on eligibility and the application process can be found in the NROTC Scholarship PowerPoint.

Have sticker shock over college application fees?

There are colleges that do not charge application fees. Follow the link for a list of these schools.

Worried about paying for college?

FAFSA logoThe Federal Student Aid website will help you understand your options for paying for college.  Use the FAFSA4caster to estimate your eligibility for federal student aid.

Would you like to know about Federal Student Aid in general? You can apply for Federal Student Aid whether you will be attending a community college or a four-year college.

Caution: There are websites that assist students in filing the FAFSA if they pay a fee. These sites are not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education. We urge you not to pay these sites for assistance that is provided free at the links provided above.

Confused about career choices?

Are you trying to decide what career is for you? Where the Jobs Are: The New Blue Collar is a very informative article that can help point you in the right direction.

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Published by Jennifer Ivey on January 22, 2020