Access and Diversity Scholarship
These scholarships were created to provide financial support for students who are members of targeted underrepresented groups at Jackson State Community College. Current targeted groups are non-native speakers of English, adult students age 25 and older, African American males, and persons who are a nontraditional gender in their major, such as men in nursing or women in engineering. The college applies to the Tennessee Board of Regents each year for continued funding, which then is administered by the college's Diversity Committee. Deadlines for each semester are listed on the application.
Access & Diversity Scholarship 2016-2017 APPLICATION (Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 - Summer 2017)
Due to funding limitations, the JSCC Diversity Committee will not accept new scholarship applications for the Summer 2017 term. If you receive the Access and Diversity Scholarship for the spring 2017 semester, you can request summer funds by submitting just the first page of the scholarship application and be registered for your summer classes no later than May 1, 2017.
Academic Service Scholarship
This scholarship is a state-funded program that requires 75 hours of service to the college each semester. Preference is given to students who apply by March 15th and who meet one of the following criteria: (1) Incoming freshmen who have a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) and, have an ACT composite score of 19 or above. (2) JSCC sophomores who have a 3.0 GPA or better. (3) HSE (formerly called GED) of 510 or above.
High school senior applicants who have at least a 3.0 GPA and a minimum of a 25 ACT
score will be automatic recipients. This is contingent upon availability of state
funding, the applicant meeting the scholarship deadline, and having all admissions
and scholarship credentials submitted by that same date.
2017-2018 Academic Service Scholarship Application
These scholarships are offered by the Jackson State Athletic Department for men's and women's basketball, as well as women's softball and men's baseball. Contact the athletic department at (731) 425-2649 for additional information. Athletes are also encouraged to apply for federal student aid.
JSCC Foundation Scholarships
These scholarships are provided by the Jackson State Community College Foundation and are intended to increase access to Jackson State. They are made possible by contributions from businesses, civic organizations, clubs, and individuals in the college service area. The application deadline is March 15th.
Information Technology Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by Jackson State's Office of Information Technology in order to increase the number of students enrolling in selected computer courses at Jackson State. OIT will award one $250.00 scholarship per semester, excluding summer semesters, to a degree-seeking CIS major taking computer courses (excluding Computer Literacy and any Regents Online Degree). All degree-seeking CIS majors are eligible to apply for the CSS award.
Disability Services Scholarship
This scholarship is for students with documented disabilities. The application will be available to print in the spring semester (please check back then). The deadline is March 15th.