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Scholarships
Scholarships

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! 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.

Deadlines

More details about the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 cycle will be available at a later date. 


Application Process

In order to be eligible to apply, students must have an assigned Collin College student ID (CWID), a cougarmail email and a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

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.

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

New Students to Collin College: You will need to complete a Collin College admissions application and be accepted as a Collin College student prior to applying for a scholarship. This process may be lengthy; therefore, we suggest you start as soon as possible. For more information, visit http://www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/admissions/online_app.html


Notification: For the Spring 2015 cycle, students who are offered a scholarship award will be notified through their Collin College email account on or before Nov. 18. All recipients will be REQUIRED to attend a reception on Nov. 19 at the Central Park Campus in McKinney. Continue to check your email for updates about your scholarship application.

Questions

If you have difficulty navigating the scholarship application 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 scholarshipcoordinator@collin.edu or call us at 972.599.3147.

How to Apply for Scholarships