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Scholarships are a form of aid that assists students with paying for their education. Scholarships do not have to be repaid. Generally, scholarships are awarded to students with special qualifications, such as academic talent or financial need. Scholarships may be set up to support a specific type of work like community service or support an under-represented group of students.

Columbus State Community College offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarships are available to recent high school graduates, new students, current students and returning students. Columbus State Community College students also receive a wide variety of scholarships from external donors and outside resources.

The Scholarship deadline for Summer has passed. It will reopen again for Fall 2016; please check back.

High School Scholarships Deadline extended to May 15!

Scholarships are offered to current high school seniors graduating in the 2015-2016 school year (Spring 2016) and planning on enrolling in Columbus State Community College in the AUTUMN 2016 semester.

The Future Leaders High School Scholarship is a $1500 scholarship for the 2016 graduating class from high schools in Franklin, Delaware, Madison and Union Counties. In order to apply students will have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Robert Weiler Family Scholarship is also for 2016 graduating seniors who are graduating from the Columbus Public School System. Students must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Assistance) and plan to enroll full time in Autumn 2016.

Habegger Corporation/Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems High School Senior Scholarship Application is for 2016 high school graduating seniors who plan to enroll in Autumn 2016 in CSCC’s HVAC program. At the time of application the student should have their program of study updated with the Records and Registration Department to reflect the HVAC program.

High school students can apply for scholarships online using the CSCC Online Scholarship Application System starting February 2, 2016.

Scholarship deadline is February 2, 2016 through April 15, 2016 Deadline extended to May 15!

The Columbus State Community College Foundation Scholarships

Columbus State Foundation Scholarships provide funding for student tuition and fees. To view the current list of Summer Semester Foundation scholarships, visit the CSCC Online Scholarship Application System starting February 2, 2016. Scholarships cover expenses for the Summer Semester 2016, which begins on May 30, 2016.

Summer Scholarship application period is February 2 through March 14, 2016.

Future Scientists of Ohio Scholarship Program

The Future Scientists of Ohio Scholarship Program provides full-tuition scholarships over two years for students focused on the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & Medicine (STEM) fields.

Future Scientists web site

Honors Program Scholarship

Students who complete the Honors Program application and are admitted into the program will automatically be considered for an Honors Program scholarship (up to $2,000 per academic year, renewable for two years). No additional scholarship application is required.

External Scholarship Resources

External scholarships are awarded by agencies, clubs and organizations outside of Columbus State Community College. These agencies send application information to the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office to encourage Columbus State Community College students to apply. Students selected for an external scholarships should have their award checks marked to CSCC Financial Aid Office, Attn: Scholarships, 550 East Spring Street, Rhodes hall Rm 143, Columbus, Ohio 43215 For more information, visit the External Scholarship Resources page.