Edgecombe Works! Promise Program

Edgecombe County Residents

  • Recent high school graduates
  • County employees
  • Job Seekers
  • Underemployed

Edgecombe County wants to help its residents prepare for high demand jobs and achieve a more rewarding life. Through the Edgecombe Works! Promise Program, the county will provide scholarships to help pay for classes at Edgecombe Community College.

As funds become available for students who qualify, the county will provide UP TO $500 PER STUDENT per program for these programs:

Autobody Repair Academy
Community Health Worker
Construction Academy
Emergency Medical Tech
Facility Maintenance Tech
HVAC Academy
Medication Aide Training
Nail Technician
Natural Hair Care
Nurse Aide I
Nurse Aide II
Office Skills Academy
Real Estate Pre-Licensing

As funds become available for students who qualify, the county also will provide UP TO $1,000 PER STUDENT per semester for students enrolled in a college credit earning program.

After tuition and fees, Promise Program dollars may be used for books, transportation, childcare, and other needs. Edgecombe Community College will provide personalized support, and Edgecombe County’s Career Navigator will provide career assistance.

The county is also assisting county employees who qualify with support to upskill themselves through Earn as You Learn and Academy programs.

We encourage you to check our website or call to inquire about funding availability.

Reach out today!

(252) 618-6526