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Seward County Tuition Grant

The Seward County Tuition Grant is authorized by the Seward County Community College Board of Trustees and will be awarded to qualifying students based upon availability of funds. The Tuition Grant for full-time students will pay the tuition cost for the recipient for a maximum of 18 credit hours, in a Fall or Spring semester. The In-District rate of tuition will be utilized; the student recipient is responsible for tuition costs that exceed the maximum credit hours or exceed the In-District rate of tuition.

A limited number of Part-time Tuition Grants will be available for students enrolled in six to 14 credit hours; based upon availability of funds, these Part-time Tuition Grants will pay the tuition cost for the recipient for a maximum of 6 credit hours, in a Fall, Spring, or Summer semester. The In-District rate of tuition will be utilized; the student recipient is responsible for tuition costs that exceed the maximum credit hours or exceed the In-District rate of tuition.

Tuition Grants will be awarded by the Scholarship Committee of Seward County Community College based upon the following criteria:

An application should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by the priority date.

The student must have a high school diploma or GED certificate and be officially admitted to Seward County Community College.

The student must be a legal resident of Seward County, Kansas, for tuition purposes.

Full-time student Tuition Grant recipients must be certified in at least 15 credit hours and complete 12 credit hours each Fall/Spring semester.

The student must participate in an approved SCCC activity or organization. Participation will be verified each semester and reported to the Scholarship Committee.

SCCC will look at the high school transcript for first time freshman. A minimum of a 2.0 GPA is required to receive the grant.

After the first semester of college courses are completed, transcripts will be re-evaluated. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to keep their grant.

Part-time student Tuition Grant recipients must be certified in at least 6 credit hours and complete the 6 credit hours.

The recipent is required to accept the tuition award online through their “mycampus portal” within 30 days of teh award being offered. 

The PRIORITY DATE for applications to be submitted for the Fall/Spring academic year is April 1. Tuition Grants are renewed for the Spring Semester if the recipient has met all requirements; only one application for the Fall/Spring academic year is necessary.

The DEADLINE DATE for applications to be submitted for only the Spring Semester is February 1, and for the Fall Semester is September 1.

Tuition Grants for all semesters are contingent upon available funds.

SCCC Financial Aid Website: http://www.sccc.edu/students/financial_aid/types.html

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