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Financial Aid Office

Scholarships

At SCCC, we offer a range of scholarships to support our students. If you’re unfamiliar with scholarships, they are a form of financial assistance that doesn’t require repayment. Scholarships are granted to students based on their merit, which can include academic performance, leadership skills, or community service. It’s important to note that each scholarship has its own set of criteria, and students must remain aware of these criteria to continue receiving the benefits.

Institutional Scholarships

Institutional scholarships are funded by various donors through the Foundation Office. These scholarships are available to students who meet specific eligibility criteria, such as academic achievement, financial need, or enrollment in a particular program or major. Applying for institutional scholarships can significantly reduce the cost of tuition and fees, making college more affordable for students. It’s important to carefully review the requirements and deadlines for each scholarship and to submit a complete and compelling application. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to invest in your future – apply for institutional scholarships today!

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External Scholarships

Applying for external scholarships can be a time-consuming process, but the rewards are well worth the effort. Not only can they help offset the cost of tuition and other expenses, but they can also boost a student’s resume and enhance their overall academic experience.

To find external scholarships, students should start by researching organizations, companies and foundations that align with their interests and goals. They can also visit their school’s financial aid office or search for scholarships online through reputable websites. It’s important to read the eligibility requirements and application deadlines carefully, and to submit a well-written and compelling application that showcases their strengths and achievements. With perseverance and hard work, students can increase their chances of securing external scholarships and achieving their academic and career goals.

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Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships

The Kansas Board of Regents has various scholarship options available to students. Among these are the Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant, Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship, and Kansas Promise Scholarship. Check out their website for more information on these and other opportunities.

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Scholarship Opportunities for Non-Citizens

College-bound students who are neither citizens nor legal permanent residents of the United States are ineligible for state or federal financial aid due to their immigration status. However, there are a number of scholarships that non-citizens may apply for to alleviate the burden of college expenses. 

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