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Supporting Collin College students is the main focus of the Collin College Foundation.  Thanks to the support of our donors, we strive to ensure that deserving students can pursue their dreams of higher education.

The Collin College Foundation awards over 350 scholarships annually! Most scholarships provide a total of $1,250 to recipients, and some provide even more. Scholarships  are usually based upon a combination of academic ability and financial need, and some scholarships have specific criteria, including those related to academic major, community service and leadership.


The scholarship application for academic year 2014/2015 is open from March 17 until April 28. In order to be eligible to apply, students must have an assigned Collin College student ID (CWID) and a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Application Process

Current Students: Apply online today with one simple form found here No paper applications will be available or accepted.

New Students and/or High School Seniors: Complete a Collin College admissions application prior to applying for a scholarship. For more information, visit

Please be prepared to provide essays, email contact for individuals providing letters of recommendation, or other documents that may be required.  These documents must be uploaded to your online application prior to the scholarship opportunity deadline. The application will state if letters of recommendation, essays, etc. are required for a  particular scholarship.


Students who are offered a scholarship award will be notified through their Collin College email account during the month of May 2014. Continue to check your email for updates about your scholarship application.


If you have difficulty navigating the scholarship web portal, visit the Foundation staff at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC), suite 429 during normal business hours. You may also send an email with your question to or call us at 972.599.3147.
How to Apply for Scholarships

1. Obtain a CWID and cougarmail address

2. Sign up here using your courgarmail email

3. Retrieve your confirmation email and click on the link

4. Sign in and complete the application (MUST apply for FALL semester)

5. View opportunities and apply for recommended scholarships