$25,000 in Scholarships Awarded at Signing Day on February 13!
As part of the Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day, new students choosing a technical program at South Central College will have the opportunity to receive a $1,000 to $2,500 scholarship from SCC's Foundations and the Minnesota Workforce Development Sponsorship program. To be eligible for these scholarships, submit your 2020-2021 Scholarships online by February 3, 2020. You'll also be eligible for additional scholarships that are awarded each fall by SCC Foundations!
The South Central College Foundations on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses annually award over $500,000 dollars in scholarships each year! Funds for these scholarships are raised in a variety of ways including community-wide fund drives, faculty, staff, and alumni contributions, earnings on endowed funds, grants, and special fundraising events. Foundation volunteers work hard each year to raise funds for these scholarships, with overwhelming support from businesses and individuals in Mankato, Faribault and the surrounding communities. Supporters of the Foundations want to help SCC students succeed at achieving their goals! There are many types of scholarships available, and you don’t have to be a straight-A student to qualify for an award. Depending on the award, criteria may include program area, work experience, academic achievement, community involvement, activities, financial need, etc. Awards range from $100 to full tuition, and all SCC students are eligible to apply!
2020-21 SCC Scholarship Application
The priority deadline for all SCC scholarships was 1:00 pm (Central Time) March 6, 2020. The application will reopen on May 15, 2020, and be available until June 15, 2020. Scholarship funds not awarded during the first round will be available during the second round. Students are encouraged to apply during the first round.
Variety of Criteria - It's Likely YOU qualify
There are many types of scholarships available, and you don’t have to have a 4.0 to qualify for an award. Depending on the award, criteria may include program area, work experience, academic achievement, community involvement, activities, financial need, etc. Awards range from $100 to full tuition, and all SCC students are eligible to apply!
Presidential Scholarships are a full-tuition scholarship available to high school seniors admitted as full-time SCC students for the Fall semester. To qualify for this award, students must possess a GPA of 3.75 or above and exhibit leadership skills and community involvement. This is just one example, and there are hundreds of other scholarships available based on many different criteria. Students who complete the scholarship application will be considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible.
More information on scholarships is available on the Financial Aid - Scholarship page.