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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! 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.


Fall 2015/Spring 2016 -  Applications accepted Mar. 2 through Apr. 10. Click here to submit your application. 

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 with one simple form. No paper applications will be available or accepted. Application not available until Mar. 2.

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


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 or call us at 972.599.3147.

How to Apply for Scholarships