Foundation Scholarships

This year, the College Foundation awarded more scholarships than ever — 350 scholarships and grants totaling over $450,000 — awards range from $500 to $3,500. Endowed scholarships are awarded contingent upon availability of funds. For more information:

How to Apply

Students apply for all available scholarships through one online application. To be eligible for a Foundation scholarship, apply online during one of the application cycles, see dates and deadlines below. Applicants are matched with scholarship criteria and are reviewed and scored by a group of volunteers and staff. Applicants who are selected attend a scholarship orientation, sign up to receive the scholarship, and attend the Scholarship Reception held in the fall.

2017-18 Foundation Scholarship Awards

The application cycle for 2017-18 awards is now closed.

Summer/Fall 2017 Scholarship Applications

Nursing, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, and FEST students only: Applications accepted July 3-August 10, 2017.

All Scholarship Applicants: Applications accepted September 4-October 6, 2017.

Review Available Scholarships

Steps to Apply:

  1. Apply to the college:
  2. Complete your scholarship application by the deadline:
    To complete your scholarship application, you’ll need to upload:
    • Biographical Essay:  Prepare a one- or two-page essay on the topic of: yourself, your journey, and what your education at SPSCC means for you.
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation:  Start early gathering letters from teachers, employers or community members.
    • Transcripts:  Gather high school and/or college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
    • Income Information:  Find income information from your most recent tax return (and your parent’s income if applicable).
  3. Submit your FAFSA application: