Cleveland State Community College Foundation Scholarships Deadline Is June 1

Saturday, May 18, 2013

The deadline for Cleveland State Community College Foundation Scholarships is just around the corner. June 1 is the priority deadline for students to submit their scholarship applications.  

To qualify for the Foundation Scholarship, applicants must be a resident of Tennessee, high school, or GED graduate and be admitted to Cleveland State Community College in a degree or certificate program. In order to qualify, students must have: a 2.5 college G.

P.A. if already a college student OR a 2.5 high school G.P.A. and a 19 on the ACT OR a 500 on the GED.

Students should submit a copy of their most recent transcript, either from college, high school, or GED, and provide a statement of circumstances explaining what they plan to use the scholarship funds for. Meeting minimum criteria does not guarantee a scholarship award.

Cleveland State Community College strives to make college affordable to everyone interested in higher education. Each year, the Cleveland State Community College Foundation provides a number of scholarships based on academic achievement and need. These scholarships make college more accessible to students who might not otherwise be able to attend.

The CSCC Foundation is made up of community leaders who believe in education and support the mission of Cleveland State. Established in 1971, the Foundation has awarded over $3.9 million in scholarships to almost 6,000 students.

For more information on the Foundation Scholarship, contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 478-6213. 


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