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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.

 

TCC WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION  IS ACCESSED THROUGH YOUR TCC SCHOLARSHIP ACCOUNT. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

2023 Scholarship Fair

This in-person event will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2023

FPAC Building Lobby and Room 104

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

TCC Scholarship Committees will be present to answer your questions and TCC Financial Aid Staff will be present to assist with completing 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 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.

 

 

2022-2023 DEADLINES

FALL 2022 - CYLCE 1 AWARDING

For current HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Early awarding for scholarships funded by TCC
 
Application Opens:
Oct. 1, 2021
 
Application Deadline:
Feb. 15, 2022

Recipient Award Notification

Begins April 1, 2022
(For applications submitted between Oct. 1, 2021 - Feb. 1, 2022)

FALL 2022 - 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. 1, 2021
Application Deadline:  May 2, 2022

Recipient Award Notification

Begins June 10, 2022
(For applications submitted between Oct. 1, 2021 - May 2, 2022)

SPRING/SUMMER 2023 - CYCLE 3 AWARDING

For ALL New, Continuing, Returning, and Transfer Students
Scholarship funding provided by TCC and the TCC Foundation

 

Application Opens:
Oct. 1, 2021
Application Deadline:
Sept. 2, 2022

Recipient Award Notification

Begins Oct. 7, 2022
(For applications submitted between Oct. 1, 2021 - Sept. 2, 2022)

2023 - 2024 DEADLINES

FALL 2023 - CYCLE 1 AWARDING

For current HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
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)

FALL 2023 - 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. 1, 2022
Application Deadline: May 5, 2023

 Recipient Award Notification

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

SPRING/SUMMER 2024 - CYCLE 3 AWARDING

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

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. 

Learn How to Apply Today
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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. 

Learn How to Apply Today
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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.

Learn How to Apply Today
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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.

Learn How to Apply Today
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Search All TCC Scholarships

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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 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 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 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

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

Scholarship Search Engines and Guides

Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarships

Education Scholarships

 

ScholarshipDeadline
Early Childhood Education Scholarships Various Deadlines
HelpTeaching.com Scholarship annually by June 1st

General Scholarships

 

Scholarship 
Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship

annually by July 30th - Fall

annually by November 30th - Spring

California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship December 21, 2022
Carolyn Kelly Memorial Education Fund Scholarship June 1, 2022
CashStore Continuing Education Scholarship April 2023
Chairish Scholarship annually by January 1st and June 30th
DealSpotr Smart Savings Scholarship March 25, 2022
Eye Associates Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship March 15, 2022 and November 15, 2022
Florida Supervisors of Elections Scholarship March 11, 2022
Golden State Workers' Compensation African American Single Mother's Scholarship (DACA eligible) December 15, 2022  
Healthline Stronger Scholarship April 22, 2022
Home-Security.com Clean Energy Scholarship June 1, 2023
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship March 15, 2023
HostingAdvice.com Future Web Developers Annual Scholarship annually by September 30th
Justice Solutions Group Future Mentors Scholarship May 1, 2022
Kanner & Pintaluga Scholarship Program TBD
LATutors Innovation in Education Scholarship monthly by the 20th
Law Offices of Theodore A. Naima Undergrad Scholarship August 1, 2023
Middle Easy MMA Scholarship March 31, 2022
MindSumo Ongoing
My Military Savings Scholarship annually by June 8th
Optimist International Essay Contest annually by early February
Perfect Plants Scholarship annually by August 20th 
Pheabs Finance Scholarship annually by August 7th
RunRepeat Athletic Leadership Scholarship annually by November 30th 
SlickDeals Student Scholarships June 30, 2022 
Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. Personal Injury Scholarship May 1, 2022 
United Yacht Sales Do The Right Thing Annual Scholarship annually by December 31st 

Healthcare Scholarships

International Student Scholarships

STEM Scholarships

 

ScholarshipDeadline
A3 Superior Pest Control Scholarship annually by December 1st

Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships



ScholarshipDeadline
Affordable Colleges College Transfer Student Scholarships Varies
Affordable Colleges The Debt Free College Degree Varies
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 12, 2023
The Point Community College Scholarship Program May 3, 2022

Political Science, Public/Business Administration, Journalism/Mass Communications

 

ScholarshipDeadline

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