The Central Piedmont Community College Opportunity Scholars Program is a 2-year scholarship that supports students in obtaining the education and skills needed to earn a career-focused, technical degree, and embark on a pathway to a successful career. Scholars receive complete cost of attendance—tuition, books and fees—as well as a notebook computer to help meet their digital needs. Scholars participate in CPCC’s Summer Bridge academic enrichment program prior to their first fall semester to help prepare them for college-level work and receive the support of an academic counselor/career coach to help with course and career path selection, find internships and other workplace learning opportunities, and provide assistance with job placement.