Soar with Sampson


Sampson Community College is excited to offer financial assistance for all students for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.
Soar with Sampson funding opportunities will allow more students to enter into the workforce, complete their degrees, and/or transfer to four years institutions. Sampson Community College expects that Soar with Sampson will create a more affordable path to your future.

Short-Term Training

Are you interested in one of our Short-term training programs? These programs include Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy, EMT, and NC Firefighter Certification, among others. Students are eligible for Soar with Sampson funding opportunities through the Viking Works Scholarship. Click below to access information about the Viking Works Scholarship and to apply!

  • Assistance may be available for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students enrolled in eligible continuing education workforce training courses.

Degree-Seeking Students

PLEASE NOTE:  Financial assistance from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF) is no longer available.


Sampson Community College is so excited to have these affordable opportunities available to students so that they can Soar at Sampson. We will continue to update students via this webpage and social media and we receive more information and more opportunities!

If you have questions, please utilize the following resources:

Office of Financial Aid (Degree Seeking)


Workforce Development & Continuing Education (Short-term Training)

Important Note: Federal relief funds allocated to the Soar with Sampson program will be awarded only after applicants apply and register at Sampson Community College and complete a FAFSA. These funds were made available to Sampson Community College and other colleges by Congress under Section 18004(a)(2) of the Education Stabilization Fund of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, and by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) which is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021. Some applicants will also qualify for the NC Longleaf Commitment Grant (2021 high school graduates), Foundation scholarships, and other funding sources. The Soar with Sampson program intends to cover unmet needs and the Office of Financial Aid will evaluate eligibility for federal, state, and local grants prior to awarding Soar with Sampson funds.

Soar with Sampson is contingent on available funding.