Foundation Scholarships

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The SCC Foundation offers $350,000 in scholarships to SCC students every year.

SCC Foundation scholarships are available to students for a variety of reasons: merit, need, program of study, intended career path, or county of residence, among others.

Who can apply?

New and continuing SCC students taking credit classes are eligible to apply.

Remember, to be eligible for scholarships at SCC, you have to apply to SCC first. Head to the apply page to get started!




What are the deadlines?

April 1: Priority deadline for incoming SCC students
April 1: SCC graduates transferring to a 4-year college
June 1: Incoming and current students
September 1: Incoming and current students for spring awards


Do I need to apply for individual SCC Foundation scholarships?

Nope! Complete one application and we'll do the work to match the scholarships with you!

Check out a list of SCC Foundation scholarships.

Do I need to reapply every year?

You must complete a new application (with a new reference letter) every academic year to be considered because your eligibility circumstances (like GPA, financial need level, academic program/major) can change from one academic year to the next. You'll want your application to be as accurate as possible to increase your chances of being approved for funding.

What is a Trustee Scholarship?

The Board of Trustees have established the Honors Scholarship for valedictorians and salutatorians, and the Diversity Scholarship for students with select ethnic-racial backgrounds.




Graduating from SCC this year?

The SCC Alumni Association offers transfer and list of transfer and continuation scholarships.




How are recipients notified?

Recipients are notified via email generally by the middle of May for fall term awards and generally by late November for spring term awards.

Apply for ScholarshipHave tips to complete an application?

Here are a two documents that will help you write a great application that's guaranteed to get noticed.

Keep them handy as you complete your application.

Essay writing tip sheet Scholarship Tip Sheet

Questions? Contact us.

Southeastern Community College Foundation
(319) 208-5065 or (319) 208-5062