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Foundation Scholarships

The John Tyler Community College Foundation offers 100+ scholarship opportunities for Tyler students. Some scholarships are general while others are for specific programs of study, for students who live in a particular locality, or for students who excel academically. 

The JTCC Foundation scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year is now closed. Current applicants will be notified by August 1. Please return in January for news on the 2017-2018 application. 

Minimum qualifications

  • Submit one complete scholarship application prior to the appropriate deadline.
  • Possess a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  • Be enrolled or planning to enroll in a certificate and/or degree program at John Tyler for the current academic year. Students must be officially enrolled in a certificate or degree program before scholarship funds will be disbursed. Not enrolled? Visit the Advising Center on either campus. 
  • Have in-state tuition status.
  • Have a completed, current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file at John Tyler on or before the scholarship deadline. Please visit for more information and an application.

Important dates

  • March 15:  Deadline – All John Tyler International Studies Scholarship applications for summer study abroad.
  • April 15:  Deadline – All other John Tyler Foundation Scholarship applications.
  • April 15:  Notification – All John Tyler International Studies Scholarship applicants will be notified.
  • August 1:  Notification – All other John Tyler Foundation Scholarship applicants – whether offered a scholarship or not – will be notified.

* If a published deadline falls on a weekend, then the following Monday at 5:00 p.m. will serve as the deadline.

Mandatory scholar events

Scholarship recipients are requested to attend two events during the academic year to connect with each other and their donors:

  • September 15, 2016:  Scholarship Celebration Night at the Chester Campus
  • 2017 Date TBD:  Mid-year Checkpoint event at each campus

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