Our Donors


ABB Scholarship

Established in 2012 by ABB Inc. to provide scholarships to students enrolled full, half or part-time in the Applied and Engineering Technologies division at Wake Technical Community College. ABB believes in investing in the continued development of people and...

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Affordable Communities Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Mike Conlon and Affordable Communities Group to assist students with financial need attend Wake Technical Community College. Affordable Communities Group is a real estate company focused on turning distresses “trailer parks” into safe and...

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Anita White Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1999 by members of Altrusa International of Raleigh. Altrusa was founded in 1917 as the first women’s civic service club. The Raleigh Club was organized in 1938. Two goals of Altrusa are to respond to literacy needs in the community and to be a builder...

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Ashworth Scholarship

Established in 2014, the Ashworth Scholarship is awarded to a student obtaining a degree in the Health Sciences from Wake Tech. Ralph and Daphne Ashworth’s genuine desire is to help provide a student with the opportunity to achieve a successful career. Wake Tech...

BE + K Leadership Scholarship

BE + K Leadership Scholarship

The scholarship will prioritize women and other underrepresented populations in biopharma programs at Wake Tech who are pursuing an associate’s degree. These students will be selected on merit with respect to need and may include individuals that already have a...

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Bertha Drew Harris Endowed Scholarship

Established as an endowed scholarship created by the will of the late Bertha Drew Harris of Wake Forest, N. C., a long-time resident, civic leader and educator.


Bojangles/Tri-Arc Foods Systems, Inc. Scholarship

Established in 2015, the Bojangles/Tri-Arc Foods Scholarship is awarded each year to student obtaining a degree from Wake Tech. Tri-Arc Food Systems, Inc. is the owner and operator of one of the largest Bojangles’? franchises in North Carolina and Virginia. For more...

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Boyce Brown Scholarship

Established at Wake Tech in 2016, the Boyce Brown Scholarship honors the memory of outstanding long-time Rotarian, Boyce Brown, who held the offices of President and District Governor and had an interest in assisting high school students in pursuing the opportunity...

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Brandecker Mecca Scholarship

The Brandecker Mecca Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship established in 2006 by Carol Ann Imbruce Theuer and Richard Theuer in memory of their mothers, to assist students in the English as a Foreign Language program in the pursuit of any degree, diploma, or...

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Brasfield & Gorrie Founders Award

Established in 2017, the Brasfield & Gorrie Founder’s Award will be used for Architectural Technology students at Wake Technical Community College. Scholarship awards will be need based with respect to merit and priority given to: Construction Management, Civil...

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BSA Lifestructures Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2017, the BSA Lifestructures Nursing Scholarship will support a need based scholarship, with respect to merit for a student pursuing an associates in nursing degree with the intent of becoming an RN.

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Carla G. Price Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in the memory of Carla Gaye Price (9/9/59 – 11/4/89). Carla, daughter of Carl and Faye Price, brought joy to those who knew her and had a strong will to succeed. She completed her GED at James Sprunt Community College in 1980, despite...

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Cary Woman's Club Mature Woman Scholarship

The Cary Woman’s Club Mature Woman’s Scholarship was established in 2014 at Wake Technical Community College by the Cary Woman’s Club. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student 30 years of age or older who is pursuing a degree at Wake Tech.


Chaine des Rotisseurs Mel and Bambi Levine Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014, the Chaine des Rotissuers Scholarship is awarded each year to two high achieving students obtaining a Culinary Arts degree at Wake Technical Community College. The Chaine des Rotissuers is an international gastronomic society that was founded in...

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Charles & Colvard Women's Empowerment Scholarship

Established in 2018, the Charles & Colvard Women’s Empowerment Scholarship supports women trying to obtain a higher education and achieve long-term career goals. This scholarship is awarded to women 25 years and older who have financial need and are on a designated...

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Charlie & Linda Bell - Scholarship for Achievement in Hospitality Studies

This scholarship is awarded to a student in the Hospitality and/or Culinary program who has demonstrated excellence in the classroom, and the personal characteristics desirable for a future leadership role in the Hospitality Industry.


Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Clark Nexsen Foundation to provide scholarships to students enrolled full or half time in the following programs at Wake Technical Community College: architectural technology, landscape architecture, engineering, civil engineering,...


CMAA Building Leaders Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2013 and endowed in 2016 by the NC Chapter of the CMAA (Construction Management Association of America). This scholarship will be used for high-performing Wake Technical Community College students with financial need. The preferred focus of the award...

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Connected Women of North Carolina Scholarship

“The Connected Women of North Carolina (CWNC) is a 501c3 non-profit organization for women and leaders. Our network of 4500-plus participants is comprised of technology, science, business, healthcare and other students, recent graduates, professionals and those...

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Curtis and Jackie Dail Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2016, the Curtis and Jackie Dail Endowed Scholarship provides support to high-performing students with financial need. Each year, one student with a GPA of 3.0+ is selected to receive this endowment-funded scholarship.

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Custom Brick Company Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the Custom Brick Company of Raleigh, the income from the endowment is be used to fund a scholarship for the construction technology program, or other construction trades.

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David John Desantis Memorial Scholarship

The David John DeSantis Memorial Scholarships were established in 2012, by the parents of David John DeSantis, a 2007 graduate of Wake Tech’s Landscape Architecture program. David was passionate about his career and his family wishes to honor his memory by investing...

David Weekley Homes Building Dreams Scholarship

David Weekley Homes Building Dreams Scholarship

The David Weekley Homes Building Dreams Scholarship will be focused on current students pursuing a degree in the Applied Engineering and Technologies Division, with a focus on heating and A/C, Electrical Systems Technology, Welding and Plumbing. Students at the...

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Dorothy Schmelzeis Scholarship

Established by Joseph Schmelzeis to honor his wife, Dorothy, a long time member of the Cary Woman’s Club. This scholarship will provide financial support to deserving students at Wake Tech who have completed their GED, are enrolled for at least 9 credit hours, and...

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Dr. C. Neill McLeod Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Dr. C. Neill McLeod, who spent more than 30 years working in the North Carolina Community College System and holds the distinction of being the state’s first female community college president, associate executive vice president and vice...

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Duke Raleigh Health Care Scholarship

This scholarship, funded by Duke Raleigh Hospital, will create scholarships for students in the Health Sciences Program studying EMS, Medical Lab Technology, Radiography and Pharmacy Technology. Students will be selected by the Health Sciences scholarship committee...

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Edge Office Scholarship

Established in 2017, this need-based scholarship will support a student in Applied Engineering & Technologies with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preferred focus on interior design or architectural technology, but open to all AET degrees pending available student.

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Edward J. Krynicki Culinary Arts Scholarship

Established by family and friends of Wake Tech alum, Edward J. Krynicki, who died unexpectedly in April 2012. Edward had a passion for food and was an accomplished executive chef in Cary, NC. His family wishes to honor his memory by helping aspiring chefs who share...

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E.E. Swanson Scholarship

Established by Knowles Parker, a former faculty member at Wake Technical Community College, to fund a merit scholarship for a full-time second-year student pursuing a degree in business administration or human resource management program.

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Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation Scholarships

The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation College Transfer Scholarship Established in 2009 by The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee Foundation to assist students pursuing a college/university transfer degree at Wake Technical Community College. The Elizabeth McGeachin McKee...