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The Foundation is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 Scholarships starting 8am on Monday, January 15, 2018 through midnight on March 25, 2018!  Click here to access the general application.


If you are a new student to Collin College and are receive an error message when you try to sign up, we apologize. Due to the holiday, the import was not successful. Please try again on or after Jan 17th.


Application Process for Current Students

In order to be eligible to apply, students must have the following:

1. Valid CougarMail email
2. GPA of 2.5 or higher (cumulative)
3. Will be taking and maintaining at least 6 credit hours per semester (Fall and Spring)

Please be prepared to provide essays and other general information. 


 Process for New Students to Collin College

Please complete a free Collin College admissions application and be accepted as a student prior to applying for a scholarship. For more information visit

Then, three working days after receiving your student ID number and cougarmail email, you may sign up for the scholarship application system.


Application Process for SMART Scholarships

Applications are only accepted Feb 1 through March 25. 

SMART Scholarships are open to students majoring in Engineering, Mathematics, Science or Computer Science AND who will be transferring to UT Dallas. In addition to completing the online application form, SMART Scholarship applicants are required to submit two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably from a teacher, professor or guidance counselor. The Scholarship Coordinator will contact you about this. 

On the general application, select "SMART" on question #3 (desired field of study) in order to be eligible for the SMART scholarship. If you are not chosen for the SMART scholarship, your application will be eligible for other scholarship opportunities.


Application Process for Transferring Students 

If you are transferring to a 4 year University in Fall 2018, applications are accepted during the  Feb 1 - March 25, 2018 open application cycle. 


The Foundation offers 2 different transfer scholarships: the LeBrecht-Hites Transfer Scholarship or the HI-TECC transfer scholarship.


Please check back on or after February 1st for more information and the link to the application.







 We are always happy to help! If you have questions, call 972.599.3147 or email






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Click here for FAQs about Collin College Foundation scholarships.

Click here for a list of Helpful Hints about completing your Collin College Foundation scholarship application.

TX Health Presby and Students
Generous donors from Texas Health Presbyterian Plano and Scholarship Recipients at the 2016 Scholarship Reception at the Plano Centre 

Current Recipients
Click here for answers to questions about purchasing books and supplies with your scholarship funds.