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Scholarships

Tallahassee Community College offers many different types of scholarships to new, continuing, returning, and transfer students. Scholarship eligibility is based criteria such as on academics, program of study, community service, extracurricular activities, residency, campus/club organization, financial need, veteran, etc.

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.

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 recommendations.

4. Provide at Least Two Letters of Recommendations

Recommendations can be submitted on-line by providing your recommender’s name and email address on the recommendation section of the scholarship application. An email request will be sent 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 Recommendations are very important and are required to be considered for most scholarships.

5. Submit the FAFSA

(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at https://studentaid.gov/ Some scholarships require applicants to demonstrate financial need. To determine financial need, the 2020-2021 FAFSA is required.

6. Submit the Scholarship Application by the Required Deadline

Review the deadline schedule below.

 7. Check Your Email

Log on to your TCC Scholarship Account periodically to check for updates and/or notifications.

 

 

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2021 - 2022 DEADLINES

FALL 2021 - CYCLE 1 AWARDING

For current HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Early awarding for scholarships funded by TCC
  
Application Opens:  Oct. 21, 2020 
Application Deadline:  Feb. 15, 2021

Recipient Award Notification

Begins April 1, 2021
(For applications submitted between Oct. 21, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2021)

FALL 2021 - CYCLE 2 AWARDING

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. 21, 2020
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021

 Recipient Award Notification

Begins June 7, 2021
(For applications submitted between Oct. 21, 2020 - May 3, 2021) 

SPRING/SUMMER 2022 - CYCLE 3 AWARDING

For ALL New, Continuing, Returning, and Transfer Students
Scholarship funding provided by TCC and the TCC Foundation
 
Application Opens:  Oct. 21, 2020
Application Deadline:   Sept. 3, 2021

Recipient Award Notification

Begins Oct. 4, 2021
(For applications submitted between Oct. 21, 2020 - Sept. 3, 2021)

TCC Scholarships

TCC Foundation

Student Ambassador

Housing

Pre-Collegiate

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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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Housing

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.

For more information, visit the Southern Scholarship Foundation or contact Barby Moro at bmoro@southernscholarship.org.

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Pre-Collegiate

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

· Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholars Scholarship

· FL Bright Futures Gold Seal CAPE Scholars Scholarship

· FL Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Scholarship

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

1. Inform the FL Bright Futures Scholarship Program You are attending TCC

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

2. Must be Fully Admitted to TCC

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

3. Florida Residency Must be Established

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

4. Social Security Number Must Match

Your social security number with the TCC Admissions & Records Office must match with the social security number the FL Bright Futures Scholarship Program has on file for you.

5. Must be Accepted into Your Program of Study at TCC

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

6. Dropping or Withdrawing from Your Course(s) After Drop/Add

You must reimburse the college for the cost of course(s) dropped or withdrawn after the initial drop/add period. Due to verifiable illness or emergency, you can make an appeal to the TCC Scholarship Office for hours dropped or withdrawn after the last day of the drop/add period.

For more information regarding Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, 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

If you’ve received a scholarship from an outside source, make sure to report it to the Financial Aid Office so we can include it in your financial aid award.

Scholarship Search Engines and Guides

Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarships

Education Scholarships

General Scholarships

Healthcare Scholarships

International Student Scholarships

STEM Scholarships

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

 

TCC WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

*Access this application through your TCC scholarship account now.

Open until filled.