Retail Pays For College


North and South Carolina residents that are members of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association or the Carolinas Food Industry Council have the opportunity to apply for the 50 education scholarships.  All applicants will be notified via e-mail in June.

Learn More About Past Scholarship Winners

Ethan Sallaz
Going to a four-year college can make you feel locked into a major, especially since it can be expensive to give up course credits when you want to change. That’s exactly why Ethan Sallaz chose Rowan-Cabarrus Community College….read more >>

Assem Patel
As the last two decades saw free trade and price competition send North Carolina’s textile industry overseas, Assem Patel saw his parent’s jobs go away. Growing up in Rutherfordton, Assem watched his parents struggle to find work. Younger people got hired over them and everything else required a college degree… read more >>