College Foundation Scholarships
The scholarship program at Volunteer State Community College is funded by individuals, businesses, industries, and civic groups through donations to the College Foundation. Scholarship application priority dates are April 1 for Fall Semester and November 1 for Spring Semester.
Graduating seniors may be eligible for a Presidential Scholarship in the amount of $4,000. Five new and five renewal scholarships will be awarded annually.
In order to apply for the Presidential Scholarship, the student must complete a VSCC Scholarship Application and submit all required admission documents by the appropriate deadline. Entering freshmen must have at least a 3.5 high school GPA (seventh semester) and an ACT of at least 26.
To retain the award, the student must pass a minimum of 12 hours with a 3.0-semester GPA.
This scholarship will be awarded for only four semesters.
VSCC Academic Service Scholarships
The VSCC Academic Service Scholarship is in the amount of $2,400 per academic year. This scholarship involves on-campus work obligations on the part of the student. The VSCC Academic Service Scholarship is awarded to a limited number of incoming freshmen whose high school records show academic excellence. The requirements for this scholarship are a high school grade point average of at least 3.0 or an ACT of at least 21. The application priority date for Fall Semester is April 1.
The Diversity Grant is a program for students of under-represented groups as outlined in the college’s strategic plan. The student must submit a FAFSA application for consideration for the Diversity Grant and must maintain Academic Satisfactory Progress standards.