Deadline approaching to apply for South Central College 2016-17 Scholarships 

Faribault and North Mankato Campus Foundations to Award $350,000

(February 24, 2016) - South Central College will accept applications for scholarships for the 2016 – 17 school year until Friday, March 4.  The application process is easy, with a simple online application available at www.southcentral.edu/scholarships.

Each year the college’s Foundations award a total of $350,000 in scholarships. “Our area businesses and organizations have been so generous over the years,” said Shelly Rockman, Executive Director of the SCC Faribault Campus Foundation.  “We are so are fortunate to be in a region that values higher education and recognizes the value South Central College brings.” 

Scholarships are awarded in a wide variety of categories based on Program Area, Community Involvement, Academic Achievement and Financial Need.

“Many students are surprised to learn that many of our scholarships are based on factors other than academic achievement and student need,” said Tami Reuter, Executive Director of the SCC North Mankato Campus Foundation. “The businesses and organizations that provide the funds for these scholarships determine criteria based on what is important to them. For example, SCC has a number of industry-specific scholarships.”

 

About South Central College

South Central College (SCC) is a comprehensive community and technical college that is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, with campuses in Faribault and North Mankato. SCC offers programs in Advanced Manufacturing, Allied Health and Nursing, Agribusiness, Arts and Communications, Building and Design, Business, Transportation and Liberal Arts and Sciences. SCC is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator. For more information visit www.southcentral.edu.