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 Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of
financial need;
academic ability;
participation in activities;
athletic skill; and
various other criteria.  
 
To be considered for a scholarship,
students must:
Complete an Admission form
Be seeking a degree at NCCC
Complete the Scholarship Application form
 
In addition to the requirements above,
To be eligible for a service scholarship, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA),
and
Students applying for an academic scholarship  must provide a copy of their high school transcript or GED scores and copies of all prior college transcript(s).

Other important scholarship information:
Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis and are based on the availability of funds.  Priority will be given to scholarship applications received by May 1. Scholarships are awarded on an academic year basis for the fall and spring semesters only, unless otherwise noted in the scholarship letter.  Exceptions to this policy include Senior Citizen, Staff, and Dependent scholarships, which are available for the summer session as well.
It is the student’s responsibility to confirm and comply with the application procedure.  A student may apply for more than one scholarship, but may only accept one scholarship per academic year, unless otherwise noted.
Students must have attempted less than 64 prior college credit hours and have a minimum college career GPA of 2.0 to be eligible for NCCC Academic, Activity, Service, Business Program, and Industrial Engineering Technology Scholarships. 
Scholarship Appeal Process:
Applicants wishing to appeal institutional scholarship criteria should submit their written appeal to the Director of Financial Aid.  Written appeals should include a letter of recommendation by the respective scholarship sponsor. The Scholarship Appeal Procedure in its entirety is outlined in the Student Handbook. 
Scholarship Cap Policy:
Courses added by scholarship students through the 10th day of each semester will be covered by scholarship up to the credit hour limit and other conditions as stated in the scholarship criteria for each particular scholarship. Courses added after the 10th day of the semester will not be covered by scholarship funds. The book program will also not be available after the 10th day of each semester. Students will be responsible for purchasing books for courses added after the 10th Day. Senior Citizen, Staff, and Dependent scholarships are exempt from this rule.

Scholarships
The Office of Student Financial Aid awards academic scholarships (Board of Trustees, President’s, and Educational Opportunity) to Neosho County residents. The Foundation awards academic scholarships to Kansas residents living outside Neosho County, as well as out-of-state students. Academic scholarships are based on the GPA of the most recent High School transcript, GED diploma scores, or career college GPA.  However, college GPA will only be considered if a student has attempted 12 or more college hours since graduating from high school or receiving the GED.  Academic scholarships are available only to high school graduates or GED recipients. 

Board of Trustees Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 21 hours per semester
Participation in the book program

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Neosho County resident
High school GPA (as of the end of 1st semester of senior year or final HS GPA) of 4.0
College Career GPA of 4.0

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours/semester as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for renewal.

President’s Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 17 hours per semester
Participation in the book program

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Neosho County resident
High school GPA (as of the end of 1st semester of senior year or final HS GPA) of 3.0 to 3.9 or
College Career GPA of 3.0 to 3.9  or
GED Test Score of 580 to 800.

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours/semester as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for renewal.
Recipient must maintain a minimum College Career GPA of 2.5 for renewal.


Panther Elite Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Scholarship includes a maximum of $500 per semester for tuition,
fees, residence hall charges and/or other charges, not covered by
other scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:
Recipient must be receiving base/host scholarships through NCCC or the NCCC Foundation.
High school GPA (as of the end of 1st semester of senior year or final HS GPA) of 3.5 of higher or
College Career GPA of 3.5 or
GED Test Score 610 or higher

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours/semester as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipient must retain eligibility for base/host scholarship.
Recipient must maintain a minimum College Career GPA of 3.5 for renewal.


NCCC Foundation Academic Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Scholarship award amounts vary based on avilability of funds.

Eligibility Requirements:
Unless otherwise designated by donor, the following restrictions apply to all NCCC Foundation scholarships:
Minimum high school or college GPA of 3.0
Priority given to Kansas residents, but out-of-state students will be considered if funds allow
Award amounts vary from $250 to $2000 annually

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in at minimum of 12 credit hours (unless otherwise designated by donor) as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for renewal.
GPA requirement is specified by donor. Most recipients must maintain a minimum College Career GPA of 3.0.

If you are applying for a Foundation Scholarship you should apply here.

NJCAA Athletic Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Scholarship amounts vary.
Students may receive up to 17 credit  hours of tuition per semester.
Some awards include participation in the book program.
NCCC Athletic Scholarships DO NOT cover fees or room/board.
Mens: Baseball, Basketball, Cross County/Track, Soccer, Wrestling
Womens: Basketball, Cross County/Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Award Details:
The coaches of each respective sport award Letter of Intent athletic
scholarships.
Tuition award up to 17 hours/semester for in-state students.
Various tuition awards (up to 17 credit hours) for out-of-state students,
as determined by the respective coach.
Participation in the book program.
Recipient must meet and abide by all NJCAA regulations, including GPA requirements.
Recipient must abide by any and all team rules.

Service Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 17 credit hours per semester
Participation in the book program

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Kansas resident
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours/semester as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for scholarship renewal.
Recipient must maintain a College Career GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Recipient must complete 60 hours of service (as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid) during each semester for which the scholarship is awarded.

Award Details:
One of the many values Neosho County Community College attempts to instill in students is service. To foster and inculcate the value of service, NCCC offers Service Scholarships to qualified Kansas students. These
activities are designed to promote citizenship and servant leadership,
complement academic goals, and provide service to the NCCC community.  The Service Scholarships are administered by the Director of Financial Aid and are need-based scholarships. Students wishing to apply for these scholarships must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for Service Scholarships will be determined by FAFSA results or other documentation as deemed necessary by the Director of Financial Aid.

Administration - Chanute
Administration - Ottawa
Custodial/Grounds
Field Maintenance - Baseball
Field Maintenance - Softball
Game Management
Gym Maintenance
Library/Media Services
Outreach/Workforce Development
Residence Hall Desk Asst.
Sports Information Dept.
Student Ambassador
Technology Services
Wellness Center Maintenance

Activity Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 17 credit hours per semester
Participation in the book program

Eligibility Requirements:
Out-of-state and international student recipients are eligible to receive book award. Recipient must be a Kansas resident to receive tuition and book awards.
Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 hours/semester as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipients must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for scholarship renewal.
Recipients must maintain a College Career GPA of 2.0 or higher for renewal.
Recipients must abide by any and all activity rules.

Art
Athletic Manager
Athletic Training
Honors
Theater
Vocal Music

Business Program Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 17 credit hours per semester

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Neosho County resident
Recommendation from the NCCC Business instructors

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours as of the 11th day of the semester
Recipient must enroll in a minimum of 9 business hours per academic year.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for renewal.
Recipient must maintain a minimum College Career GPA of 2.0 for renewal.


Industrial Engineering Technology Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 17 credit hours per semester

Eligibility Requirements:
Scholarships available for students majoring in: Electronics, Welding,
Industrial Trades, Maintenance Principles, Drafting-Engineering Design
Must be a Neosho County resident
Recommendation from the NCCC Technology Instructors

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours as of the 11th day of the semester
Recipient must be enrolled in program hours.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours/semester for renewal.
Recipient must maintain a minimum College Career GPA of 2.0 for renewal.

Nursing Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition up to 17 credit hours per semester

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Kansas resident
Must be accepted into the Nursing program.
Nursing Academic Scholarships are awarded based on the recommendation of the Director of Nursing. 

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 NCCC nursing hours each semester or summer session.
Recipient must receive a grade of “C” or better in all courses required in the Nursing Program.
Student must provide a letter stating financial need.
Student must provide letters of recommendation from 2 general education and/or nursing faculty.


Staff/Dependant Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition
Participation in the book program

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a NCCC full-time employee, spouse, or dependent of a NCCC full-time employee
Must complete the Staff or Dependent scholarship form, which is available from the Office of Student Financial Aid. 
Employee must be employed at NCCC on the first day and the last day of class. 

Award Details:
Award pays tuition.
Student must reimburse NCCC for each credit hour that they don’t receive a grade of A, B, C, or P.
Please see NCCC policy handbook for additional details.

High School Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Up to 6 credit hours of tuition per semester
These scholarships are awarded to eligible high school students residing in
Neosho County. The Foundation also awards a limited number of out-district scholarships to students attending Neosho County high schools.

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be an 11th or 12th grade student or a gifted underclassman with IEP
indicating readiness for college curriculum
Must attend a high school located in Neosho County.
Must be authorized by high school principal to enroll at NCCC.
Must be accepted for enrollment at NCCC.
Must have a high schoolGPA of 3.6 as of the end of the previous academic year.

Award Details:
Scholarships are awarded on an academic year basis.

Senior Citizen Scholarship
Scholarship includes:
Full-tuition & fees (excluding class fees)

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Neosho County resident*
Must be age 62 or older.
 
Award Details:
Scholarships are available for the fall, spring, & summer terms.
Class fees, books, and additional fees are the student’s responsibility.
* The NCCC Foundation awards a limited number of scholarships to
Kansas Senior Citizens residing outside Neosho County. Please contact
the Lifetime Learning Coordinator for more information

Educational Opportunity Scholarship (Part-Time)
Scholarship includes:
Scholarship provides 50% of tuition (scholarship covers up to 8 credit hours per semester)

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a Neosho County resident
Must enroll in at least 6 credit hours each semester
Must be a high school graduate or GED recipient.
Must be less than 62 years of age (students 62 years of age and older are eligible for the Senior Citizen Scholarship).
Student must be degree or certificate seeking at NCCC..

Award Details:
Recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours as of the 11th day of the semester.
Recipient must successfully complete a minimum of 3 hours/semester for renewal.
Recipient must maintain a minimum College Career GPA of 2.0 for renwal

 

Please contact scholarship representatives at the extension numbers listed below.  The toll free number within the State of Kansas is 1-800-729-6222.  You may also use 620-431-2820.



Scholarship Area

Extension #

Academic 219
Art 223
Athletic Managers See Respective Sport
Athletic Training 677
Baseball 249
Basketball-Men’s 274
Basketball-Women’s 281
Business-Accounting 227
Business-Computer Information Systems 275 or 226
Business-Marketing & Management 228
Business-Office Administration 227
Cheerleading 512
Cross Country/Track 272
Dance 512
Dependent 219
Forensics/Debate 225
Foundation 243
High School 205
Honors Leadership 515
Industrial Engineering & Technology 234
Library 246
Nursing 254
Ottawa 785-242-2067
Senior Citizen/Lifetime Learning 224
Service 219
Soccer-Men's 555
Soccer-Women's 655
Softball 291
Sport’s Information 555
Staff 219
Student Ambassador 233
Technology Services 289
Theatre 229
Vocal Music 515
Volleyball 245
Wrestling 210