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Enterprise State Community College and the ESCC Foundation offer a rich variety of scholarship opportunities to outstanding students. Scholarships are awarded for academic performance, technical promise, career interests, and participation in the fine arts, athletics, and leadership activities.

Successful applicants must submit a complete scholarship application packet before the deadline, March 1st. Applicants are urged to complete their application packets one week before the deadline to avoid last-minute processing problems.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

A complete application package consists of the following items:

  1. ESCC application for admission
  2. High School transcript (if still enrolled in high school), GED documentation (if a GED recipient), or an official college transcript from each college previously attended (for transfer students)
  3. High School and/or college transcripts may be mailed to the address below, faxed to 334-347-5569, e-mailed to esccscholarships@escc.edu, or delivered to:

ESCC Financial Aid Office
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 1300
600 Plaza Drive
Enterprise, AL 36331

Presidential, Academic, Career, and Technical

The College offers a variety of scholarships open to students entering the College directly from high school as well as those returning to college. Criteria for these scholarships vary but generally include academic performance and/or field of study.

Presidential Scholarships are reserved for valedictorians and salutatorians of high schools in the College’s service area. Academic Scholarships are awarded to students who plan to receive an A.A. or A.S. degree from ESCC and/or transfer to a four-year institution pursuing a bachelor’s degree. High school students must be ranked in the top 25% of their graduating class. Current and past ESCC students must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours at ESCC and have earned at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Career and Technical Scholarships are awarded to students who plan a career in one of the career or technical fields of study offered at ESCC. Students must have at least an 80 average in their high school grades or have passed the GED test. Current and past ESCC students must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours at ESCC and have earned at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

These scholarships may be awarded for up to two academic years, provided the recipient maintains the required grade point average and completes the minimum required credit hours per semester. Scholarship renewal for the sophomore year is not automatic. Students who wish to renew their scholarships must reapply each year by March 1.

Fine Arts

Students talented in music, visual arts, and theatre are invited to apply and audition for a Fine Arts Scholarship. Enterprise State Community College offers scholarships for participation in the ESCC Concert Band, ESCC Concert Choir, Entertainers Show Choir, Theatre, and Visual Arts. These fine arts activities provide cultural enrichment for the College and surrounding communities.

Students must take a minimum of 12 credit hours and must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

Leadership

ESCC offers leadership scholarships to a limited number of students who are interested in participating in student leadership organizations. Recipients are required to maintain at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA.

The W.O.W. Team (Welcoming Orientation Weevils) conducts orientation activities for new students on the Enterprise Campus.

The ESCC Ambassadors are the official College student hosts and hostesses for the Enterprise campus, giving tours and serving in a multitude of capacities both on the Enterprise campus and in the community.

The ESCC Aviators serve as the official College hosts and hostesses on the Alabama Aviation College, A unit of ESCC campus at Ozark.

Athletics

These scholarships are available for students attending classes at the Enterprise Campus only. Athletic scholarships in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s baseball, and women’s softball are awarded to students who demonstrate ability in these sports. Tryouts are required.

If awarded, these scholarships are for one year (renewable) and only applicable if the recipient participates in and is declared eligible in the sport for which he or she is signed. Students on athletic scholarships must abide by the same satisfactory academic progress standard expected of all students on financial aid.

Senior Adults

Any student meeting institutional admission requirements who are 60 years of age or older is eligible for the Senior Adult Scholarship Program, which covers tuition only. This scholarship can be used for transitional and credit courses. Scholarships are limited based on the availability of space. Senior adults may receive the waiver only once per course.

General Education Diploma (GED)

All students who have successfully completed the GED test are entitled to enroll in one course at any Alabama Community College System institution free of charge for up to 3 credit hours. To determine eligibility contact Adult Education on the Enterprise Campus at (334) 347-2623, ext. 2218.

The College also offers a GED Scholarship to the GED recipient selected as the Adult Education Student of the Year. Adult Education Instructors may nominate outstanding students to the Director of Adult Education for consideration. This scholarship is awarded in May at the annual ESCC Adult Education Graduation Ceremony.

The Enterprise State Community College Foundation was established in 1982 for raising private funds to help meet the needs of the college. The foundation annually provides scholarships that are based on the same general criteria as the ESCC academic scholarships. Additionally, several named scholarships with specific criteria have been established by foundation supporters in honor or in memory of specific individuals or organizations.

Scholarships

2021 ESCC Foundation Summer Incentive Program

Students must apply, register, and pay their portion of the tuition and fees prior to May 9, 2021. Funds are limited, APPLY NOW.

2021 SUMMER INCENTIVE APPLICATION FORM

2021 Summer Initiative Requirements

The ESCC Foundation Summer Incentive Program was established to assist students during the summer 2021 semester. This program provides students the chance to take one three-credit-hour class and have a three-credit-hour class paid for by the ESCC Foundation. This program applies to current ESCC students, 2021 high school graduates, transient student’s home for Summer, rising high school juniors and seniors participating in academic dual enrollment or an accelerated program, and new or returning students.

To be considered for this incentive program, students must complete all requirements listed below and submit the 2021 Summer Initiative Application. The grant will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis and can only be applied after all other forms of aid have been depleted. Applicants will be notified of awards through the email provided on their application. If a student receives a summer incentive grant, they must register for a three-credit-hour class and pay for their portion of the tuition and fees prior to May 9, 2021.

Requirements:

  • Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Completed the 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form (https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid) and include ESCC’s School Code 001015
  • Completed the ESCC Application for Admission
  • Completed the ESCC Dual Enrollment Admissions Application (Dual Enrollment Student ONLY)
  • Dual Enrollment students are required to have a 2.5 unweighted GPA
  • Approval from a high school counselor
  • Appropriate ACT scores, if necessary, for placement in select courses
  • An official letter or transient form from the primary institution. This certifies that the credit earned at ESCC will be accepted as a part of the student’s academic program at their primary institution when they return. (Transient Student ONLY)

Fund your future! Apply for an ESCC Scholarship today!

The Enterprise State Community College Scholarship Application deadline is June 1, 2021. Enterprise State Community College and the ESCC Foundation offer a rich variety of scholarship opportunities to outstanding students. Scholarships are awarded for academic performance, technical promise, career interests, and participation in the fine arts, athletics, and leadership activities.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

Robert and Kathryn McRae /Rex Lumber Scholarships – ESCC Mechatronics Program

-Applicants that are planning to enroll and pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree in Mechatronics at Enterprise State Community College.

– Each scholarship award will be a one-year scholarship toward 33 semester hours of tuition and/or books and supplies for classes required for the Mechatronics program.

– Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 high school grade point average in order to apply for the scholarship and must maintain a minimum 2.5-grade point average each semester enrolled at Enterprise State Community College in order to retain the scholarship.

– Recipients will be eligible to reapply for the scholarship for use during the second year of the Mechatronics program. The scholarship donor will consider second-year funding based upon prevailing economic conditions and the student’s performance in the academic program.

– Before applying for the scholarship, applicants must first apply online to attend Enterprise State Community College (escc.edu) AND complete the online FAFSA (fafsa.gov).

– Scholarship applicants must be submitted before the upcoming semester.

– Scholarship recipients that excel in the Mechatronics program may be eligible for a paid internship positions within Rex Lumber Company.

The following items must be submitted with your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

1. A copy of your high school and/or college transcript(s), or GED documentation. Your GPA entries on the application must match the GPA listed on the transcript(s) exactly. Transcript copies and/or GED documentation must be attached to the scholarship application when submitted.

2. A letter must accompany this application containing the following information:

* a little about yourself and your educational plans and career goals
* why you feel you need help to attend college.
* your school and community awards/recognitions/achievements and activities
* extenuating circumstances to be considered by the scholarship committee

3. TWO Letters of Recommendations

APPLICATION FORM

PRIDE Industries Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

  • New scholarships will be awarded during the Fall 2021 semester to applicants that are planning to enroll at Enterprise State Community College.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2.5 college or high school grade point average in order to apply for the scholarship.
  • Each scholarship award will be a one-year scholarship in the amount of $1,250.
  • Scholarship recipients must have a documented Financial Need.
  • Scholarship recipients must maintain an enrollment status of Full-Time (12 or more hours), or Part-Time (6-11 hours).
  • Before applying for the scholarship, applicants must first apply online to attend Enterprise State Community College (escc.edu).
  • Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1, 2021.

The following items must be submitted with your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. A copy of your high school and/or college transcript(s), or GED documentation. Your GPA entries on the application must match the GPA listed on the transcript(s) exactly. Transcript copies and/or GED documentation must be attached to the scholarship application when submitted.
  2. A letter must accompany this application containing the following information:
    * a little about yourself and your educational plans and career goals
    * why you feel you need financial assistance to attend college.
    * your school and community awards/recognitions/achievements and activities
    * extenuating circumstances to be considered by the scholarship committee
  3. TWO Letters of Recommendation

Information Security & Assurance AAS Degree Scholarship

CIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

2021-2022 Scholarship Guidelines & Requirements:

The Computer Information Science, Information Security & Assurance, AAS degree scholarship is open to:

  1. High school seniors
  2. High school graduates
  3. GED graduates
  4. College graduates
  5. Currently enrolled ESCC students

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant MUST provide ALL of the information listed below:

  1. Declare Computer Information Science, Information Security & Assurance, AAS degree as their major
  2. Have an overall minimum GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Be a United States Citizen
  4. Submit official transcripts, GED documentation (if a GED recipient), or an official college transcript from each college previously attended (for transfer students)
  5. Submit a complete ESCC application
  6. Completed FAFSA
  7. Provide an essay or video explaining how this scholarship would help you attain your educational and professional goals
  8. Submit two letters of recommendation from an employer, college professional, client, teacher, or someone else who can recommend your work or academic performance. Recommendation letters must be on letterhead with contact information and an original signature.
  9. Completed application submitted by March 1, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted

The CIS Division Scholarship Committee will select the scholarship recipient(s) and notify the chosen recipient(s) of its decision. Scholarships will be awarded for the Fall and Spring semesters and paid directly to the College and not to a student. The amount of the scholarship is $5,000 paid over 4 semesters. Scholarships are automatically renewed for the Fall and Spring semesters; however, the student must:

  1. Maintain a 2.5 GPA
  2. Remain enrolled full-time at ESCC
  3. Major in Computer Information Science, Information Security & Assurance
  4. Apply for scholarship renewal

The E. L. Gibson Foundation Scholarships

E.L. Gibson Foundation Scholarship Form

2021-2022 Scholarship Guidelines & Requirements:

The E. L. Gibson Foundation was established for religious, charitable, scientific, literacy, or educational purposes. The Board meets quarterly to award one-year scholarships. These scholarships are restricted to students pursuing courses of study in the health care field. Basic or general courses are not covered unless they are within a course of study in the health care field. Proof of enrollment in an accredited program is required at all levels (Associates Degree, Bachelor Degree, and Medical Degree).  These scholarships are also restricted to residents of Coffee, Dale, Pike, and Geneva Counties.

Important Note:  Foundation Scholarships are not automatically renewable for the second year of enrollment.

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