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Application Information

By submitting the TCC Scholarship Application, you will be matched to available scholarships in which you meet the minimum criteria. It is possible to be considered for multiple scholarships by submitting the scholarship application. A scholarship search is available on the scholarship application webpage (see below: How to Apply Step 1).


How to Apply

1. Create your TCC scholarship account

To create your TCC Scholarship Account, click here.

To log on as a Returning User, click here.

2. Log in and click on the scholarship application to begin

To log on as a Returning User, click here.

3. Answer all required and applicable questions

This will assist in determining which scholarships you may meet the minimum criteria for, so be sure to provide accurate and complete information. Scholarships are limited funding and not everyone who applies is selected for a scholarship, so be sure to do your very best when answering the questions, completing the essay, and providing letters of recommendation.

4. Provide at least two letters of recommendation

Recommendations can be submitted online by providing your recommender’s name and email address in the recommendation section of the scholarship application. An email request will be sent to the person you have identified to complete a recommendation for you. Be sure to discuss and get permission from your recommender before you provide your recommenders' information on your scholarship application. Letters of Recommendation are very important and are required to be considered for most scholarships.

5. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Submit the FAFSA at StudentAid.gov. Some scholarships require applicants to demonstrate financial need. To determine financial need, the FAFSA is required.

6. Submit the scholarship application by the required deadline

Review the deadline schedule below.

 7. Monitor your email account

Log on to your email account you provided on your scholarship application periodically to check for updates and/or notifications. 

2023 - 2024 DEADLINES


Early awarding for scholarships funded by TCC
Application Opens:  Oct. 1, 2022 
Application Deadline:  Feb. 17, 2023

Recipient Award Notification

Begins April 1, 2023
(For applications submitted between Oct. 1, 2022 - Feb. 17, 2023)


For ALL New, Continuing, Returning, and Transfer Students (Current high school seniors who missed the first awarding cycle can apply in the second awarding cycle)
Scholarship funding provided by TCC and the TCC Foundation
Application Opens: Oct. 1, 2022
Application Deadline: May 5, 2023

 Recipient Award Notification

Begins June 15, 2023
(For applications submitted between Oct. 1, 2022 - May 5, 2023) 


For ALL New, Continuing, Returning, and Transfer Students
Scholarship funding provided by TCC and the TCC Foundation
Application Opens:  Oct. 1, 2022
Application Deadline:   Sept. 8, 2023

Recipient Award Notification

Begins Oct. 6, 2023
(For applications submitted between Oct. 1, 2022 - Sept. 8, 2023)

TCC Scholarships

TCC Foundation

Student Ambassador



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TCC Foundation

The TCC Foundation is committed to ensuring student success through scholarships to both traditional and non-traditional students. Each year, more than 400 students receive financial assistance from the TCC Foundation scholarships. 

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Student Ambassador

Grow, serve and earn scholarship money in the process. The TCC Student Ambassador Scholarship offers an opportunity to get involved in areas like orientation and mentorship. Plus, those selected score full tuition and fees for one academic year. The scholarship is also renewable for a second academic year. 

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Hunting for new digs while pinching pennies? Apply for a housing scholarship with Southern Scholarship Foundation (SSF). SSF is a non-profit organization that awards affordable living opportunities to qualified students. All applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need.

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TCC provides funding for special programs that assist pre-collegiate-level youth with finding a better path through education. These programs include Take Stock in Children (TSIC), which provide low-income youth with scholarships, mentors, and hope for a better life through education.

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Florida Bright Futures

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program includes:

  • · Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholars Scholarship - pays 100% of TCC's tuition and normal fees associated with tuition
  • · Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholars Scholarship - pays 100% of TCC's tuition and normal fees associated with tuition
  • · FL Bright Futures Gold Seal CAPE Scholars Scholarship
  • · FL Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Scholarship

To have your Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Award applied to your tuition at TCC you must:

1. Inform the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program you are attending TCC

TCC must be identified as your Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) . To update your PSI, contact the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program customer service at 1-888-827-2004 or http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/

2. You must be fully admitted to TCC

All required transcripts, test scores, application requirements, etc. must be received and evaluated by the TCC Admissions & Records Office.

3. Florida residency must be established

Florida Residency must be established by the TCC Admissions & Records Office.

4. You must have a Social Security Number on file in Workday

Your social security number with the TCC Admissions & Records Office must match with the social security number the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program has on file for you. Submit your Social Security Card to the Admissions and Records Office.

5. You must be accepted into your program of study at TCC

The classes you enroll in must be required for your TCC program of study.

6. Use caution when dropping or withdrawing from your course(s) after the Drop/Add deadlines

You must reimburse the college for the cost of course(s) dropped or withdrawn after the initial drop/add period. Due to a verifiable illness or emergency, you can submit an appeal electronically for hours dropped or withdrawn after the last day of the drop/add period. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Appeal for Repayment After Withdrawal form can be found on Workday's app under the Student Finance Hub > TCC College Forms > Submit a New Form > Financial Aid.

For more information regarding Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Programs, click on the links below.

Initial Eligibility Requirement

Bright Futures Student Handbook: What you need to Know now that you are eligible

Renewal Eligibility: Renewing your award

Other Scholarships

Outside Scholarships are awarded by various businesses, charities, clubs/groups, etc. These scholarships have their individual application process and are awarded by outside organizations. Please be aware of what websites you search through and know there should never be a cost associated with applying for scholarships.

The links below are for outside scholarships that are not offered directly through Tallahassee Community College. For more information, please contact the individual organization.

Scholarship granting organizations wishing to have their scholarships posted below can email Scholarships@tcc.fl.edu with a brief description, including the deadline, and the scholarship application link for consideration. Beginning May 1, 2023, Florida organizations only will be permitted to advertise a scholarship offer. 

If you receive an outside scholarship, make sure to report this information to the Financial Aid Office so it can be included in your financial aid award.

Scholarship Search Engines Guides

Business Entrepreneurship Scholarships

CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship annually by July 31st
Dollar Hand Future of Finance Scholarship annually by August 17th
Pachyy Financial Scholarship annually by August 31st

Education Scholarships

Early Childhood Education Scholarships Various Deadlines

General Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline
Addictions.com Fall 2023 Scholarship

August 1, 2023

Arechigo-Stokka Law Firm - How to Protect Yourself from Cyber Crimes Scholarship Contest

August 1, 2023

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship

annually by July 30th - Fall

annually by November 30th - Spring

Community Commitment Scholarship Contest - Massingill December 1, 2023
Detox.com Fall 2023 College Scholarship August 1, 2023
Financial Champions Scholarship From 1F Cash Advance October 15, 2023
Hearts for Community Service July 31, 2023
HostingAdvice.com Future Web Developers Annual Scholarship annually by September 30th
Kerry L. Armstrong 2023 Scholarship Contest December 31, 2023
Law Offices of Theodore A. Naima Undergrad Scholarship August 1, 2023
Learner Algebra Scholarship July 31, 2023
Learner Calculus Scholarship July 31, 2023
Learner Geometry Scholarship July 31, 2023
Learner SAT Scholarship July 31, 2023
LocalProBook Scholarship annually by August 15 and December 15
Math Lover Scholarship July 31, 2023
Narcotics.com Fall 2023 College Scholarship August 1, 2023
New Silver Fintech Scholarship July 31, 2023
Organic Formula Shop Single Parent Scholarship

December 31, 2023 - Spring 2024

Perfect Plants Scholarship annually by August 20th 
Pharmica International Scholarship July 31, 2023
Pheabs Finance Scholarship annually by August 7th
Pittsburgh Injury Lawyers P.C. Annually, by July 31
Rehabs.org Fall 2023 College Scholarship August 1, 2023
River Run Law The Young Leader Scholarship December 1, 2023
RunRepeat Athletic Leadership Scholarship annually by November 30th 
Starpoint Law Leaders in the Workplace Scholarship August 1, 2023
Tenge Law Firm Your Time to Climb Scholarship December 1, 2023
Wells Call Injury Lawyers Annual Scholarship July 14, 2023
Zimmerman Law Firm Undergraduate Scholarship August 1, 2023

Healthcare Scholarships

International Student Scholarships


Legal and Paralegal Studies

STEM Scholarships

A3 Superior Pest Control Scholarship annually by December 1st
IEC 2 to 4 Scholarship Summer 2023

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships - This scholarship focuses on TCC students transferring into a four-year college or university. Please contact the scholarship program at Scholarships@jkcf.org if you have any questions about eligibility or requirements. January 11, 2024

Other State Programs

The State of Florida has several scholarship and grant programs. For more information, contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance for the State of Florida at (888) 827-2004 or visit their website at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org.