The Dr. Thomas D. and Lelia C. Long Scholarship was established in 2017 to assist students who are pursuing post-secondary education. This scholarship is available to Person County seniors graduating from Person High School and Roxboro Community School who plan to attend a community college, private college, or university. Academic excellence as well as financial need are primary considerations for the competitive application and interview process. The Long Scholarship provides recipients with a $1,000 award for the first year of study and may be renewable for three additional years if certain conditions are met.
long scholarship criteria
This scholarship is established to encourage a Person County resident to pursue furthering his/her post-secondary education at a community college, private college, or public university. This student should exhibit academic excellence, volunteerism, leadership, and some financial need. Renewals will be dependent on PCEF Scholarship Committee’s review of student’s most recent college transcript and application for renewal.
Long scholarship Recipients
2017 - Luke Burton (NCSU) 2018 - Alexis Bowen (ECU) 2019 - Eden Dunn (UNC) 2020 - Melissa Carver (WFU) 2021 - Mackenzie Clayton (UNC) 2022 - Olivia Townsend (NCSU) 2023 - Camryn Daye (NC A&T)
The Person County Education Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.