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, 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.
***FALL 2015 APPLICATIONS***: Applications for the 2015-16 academic year will be
posted here by June 1, 2015. The deadline to apply for fall funding is Aug. 1,
Access & Diversity Scholarship 2014-2015 APPLICATION (SUMMER 2015 ONLY)
If you received the scholarship for the Spring 2015 semester, you only need to complete and submit the first page of the scholarship application and be registered for your Summer 2015 classes by May 1, 2015. All other applicants must do the full application packet. Award priority goes to spring recipients.
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.
2015-2016 Academic Service Scholarship Application (MARCH 15, 2015 DEADLINE)
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.
2015-2016 Foundation Scholarship Application (DEADLINE IS MARCH 15, 2015)
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.
For more information, visit the scholarship's site or complete the application process online
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.
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