Free money? Yes, please. Scholarships are a well-known form of gift aid that doesn’t require repayment. We consider a variety of factors when awarding them, including academic achievement, talent, leadership, geographical location, field of study, or financial need. WSCC students can benefit from multiple sources of scholarships, including institutional scholarships as well as WSCC Foundation scholarships. Be sure to pay attention to scholarship requirements and deadlines.

Fall 2023 Scholarship Opportunities - One and Done

WSCC is simplifying the scholarship search! One application. One deadline. Thousands of dollars in scholarships at your fingertips. Whether you are a high school senior, current WSCC student or a returning student, you only complete one application. Your application, GPA, and credits earned are then used to enter you for multiple competitive scholarships.

To be considered, all applicants must complete the following by March 15, 2023:

Foundation Scholarships

The WSCC Foundation, through the generosity of donors, awards scholarships to students who are pursuing certificates or degrees at Washington State.

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WSCC Scholarship Program: For High School Seniors

The WSCC High School Senior scholarship descriptions are below. For consideration, please apply to Washington State, have a completed FAFSA on file, and a scholarship application turned in no later than March 15, 2022.

Washington Scholars Award

Washington Scholars Award is a competitive scholarship in the amount of full tuition (up to $5,100 per academic year), renewable for two years for a total of $10,200. The recipients will be selected from students who meet the criteria for the Presidential Scholarship.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2023:

  • The "One and Done" WSCC Scholarship application 
  • 2023-24 FAFSA
  • Letter of recommendation or recommendation form
Presidential Scholarship

The Presidential Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for $2,000 per academic year, renewable for two years for a total of $4,000. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or a minimum of a 23 composite score on the ACT. Candidates must also test college-ready. Recipients will also be eligible for the $500 Honors Program text book award if accepted into the Honors Program.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2023:

  • The "One and Done" WSCC Scholarship application
  • 2023-24 FAFSA
Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for $1,000 per academic year, renewable for two years for a total of $2,000. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or a minimum of a 20 composite score on the ACT. Candidates must also test college-ready. Recipients will be eligible for the $500 Honors Program textbook award if accepted into the Honors Program.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2023:

  • The "One and Done" WSCC Scholarship application
  • 2023-24 FAFSA
Tech Prep Scholarship

The Tech Prep Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for $500-$2000 per academic year. This scholarship is renewable for two years and open to Ohio residents only that are also attending a career center.

For consideration, students must be accepted to WSCC and submit the following by March 15, 2023:

  • The "One and Done" WSCC Scholarship application
  • 2023-24 FAFSA

WSCC Scholarship Program: For High School Graduates/Current Students

The WSCC High School Graduate/Current Student scholarship descriptions are below. For consideration, please apply to Washington State, have a completed FAFSA on file, as well as a scholarship application.

Continuing Student Award

Continuing Student Award is a competitive scholarship for up to $1,000 to be split over Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. To be eligible, students must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at WSCC by the end of Spring 2023 semester.

For consideration, students must submit the following by March 15, 2023:

  • The "One and Done" WSCC Scholarship Application
  • 2023-24 FAFSA
Be More Scholarship

The “Be More” scholarship is available to new students starting their school year at Washington State Community College during the Fall 2022 semester. This includes new students and any student continuing their education that graduated high school prior to 2022 and did not attend WSCC during the 2021/22 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. The amount of the scholarship is up to $1,000 to be split over fall and spring semester. This scholarship is non-renewable. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (if applicable), be in good standing with Satisfactory Academic Progress, and be registered for 6 or more credit hours per semester. Deadline to apply is July 24th, 2022 before midnight.

For consideration, students must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • No longer accepting applications. Deadline has passed.
  • 2022-23 FAFSA
Spring Start Scholarship

Spring Start Scholarship is available to all students starting their school year at Washington State Community College during the Spring 2023 semester. This includes new students and any student continuing their education after not attending during the Fall 2022 term. Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. The amount of the scholarship is up to $1,000 and is for one semester and for tuition only.

For consideration, students must submit the following by December 2, 2022:

  • Admission application
  • Spring Start Application - Application Deadline has passed
  • 2022-23 FAFSA

 

Spring Achievement Award

The Spring Achievement Award is a competitive scholarship for up to $1,000 to be used in the Spring 2023 semester. To be eligible, students must have been enrolled at WSCC in Fall 2022, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be in good standing with Satisfactory Academic Progress, be degree-seeking, and be registered for 6 or more credit hours during Spring 2023 semester. Award amounts are based on a sliding scale that recognizes both academic merit and financial need. This scholarship is non-renewable and cannot be combined with other institutional scholarships (Washington Scholars, Presidential, Deans, Continuing Student Award, etc.). This does not include Foundation Scholarships. The Spring Achievement Award is tuition only for one semester only.

For consideration, students must submit this application and 2022-23 FAFSA by December 2, 2022.

  • Spring Achievement Application - Application Deadline has passed
  • 2022-23 FAFSA

 

Other Scholarships

Additional scholarship opportunities, like the ones below, may also be available from your local community. Be sure to check with your employer, church, and local civic organizations for more information.

Kibble Foundation

Application Deadline May 15, 2022

Kibble Foundation Scholarship is open to students planning to attend WSCC, OSU, OU, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande Community College, Marietta College, or Hocking College and is a graduate of a Meigs County High School (including residents of Meigs County's Columbia Township who graduate from Alexander High School).

For more info and to apply click on scholarship application here.

Marietta Community Foundation

How to Apply

Application Deadline: March 21, 2022

Marietta Community Foundation offers over 70 scholarships to students from Washington County and surrounding area. For more information and to apply, visit https://www.mcfohio.org/scholarships.

McCann Scholarship

J. Bryan and Norma R. McCann Charitable and Educational Trust is a scholarship available to graduating seniors and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year college students who are graduates of Fort Frye High School or any public or private high school in Washington County, Ohio.

For consideration, students must submit the following by April 25, 2022:

New applicants must also provide:

  • At least two Letters of Recommendation
  • Evidence of acceptance to school