ConnectFunds Scholarships

Durham Tech has a new scholarship opportunity for recent graduates (within one calendar year) from high schools in Orange County. These funds are provided by county leadership in order to support quality educational opportunities for college-aged students who live in Orange County.

In Fall 2017/Spring 2018, 177 Orange County students received $149,000 in scholarship money to attend Durham Tech!


ConnectFunds are financial awards designed to assist students wishing to continue their education post-high school at Durham Tech. Graduates of any public high school in Chapel Hill/Carrboro and Orange County Schools, are eligible. Durham Tech will review student records and apply the award for those who qualify. No application is necessary. All curriculum programs are eligible.

Scholarship Details

ConnectFunds Scholarship provides up to $500 per semester for up to two years (four semesters) to recent Orange County high school graduates. Students must enroll in at least six (6) credit hours at Durham Tech in fall or spring semester immediately following high school graduation. Reimbursement awards are given to enrolled students who qualify by mid-semester.

More Information

Email Iesha Cleveland with ConnectFunds in the subject line or call her at 919-536-7238 x4203.

Special thanks to the Orange County Board of Commissioners for their support of this important education initiative.