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Scholarships Awarded at Signing Day April 15!
As part of the National Letter of Intent Signing Day, new students choosing a professional career or technical program at South Central College have the opportunity to receive a scholarship of up to $2,500 from SCC's Foundations and the Minnesota Workforce Development Sponsorship program.

The South Central College Foundations on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses annually award over $500,000 dollars in scholarships! 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 in 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!

2021-22 SCC Scholarship Application
The first-round scholarship application deadline (March 5, 2021) has passed for the 2021-2022 school year. The application will reopen on May 15, 2021, through July 1, 2021. Scholarship funds not awarded during the first round will be available during the second 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
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.

View Scholarship Award Photographs from previous years.