Scholarships

Fort Scott Community College offers students more than 350 scholarship opportunities.

Apply for Scholarships

  1. Apply to Fort Scott Community College, if you haven't already
  2. Check out information under "New Greyhound"
  3. Click HERE to apply for scholarships

 
All waivers and scholarships require students to complete the FAFSA and FSCC Scholarship Application annually. Once the awarding process begins, you will receive an email with your scholarship offer, along with terms and conditions, that must be accepted and signed. This single application will automatically match you to more than 350 institutional and endowment scholarships offered at FSCC.

 

Note:

  • All qualified admissions students through Pittsburg State University are not eligible for scholarships or waivers.
  • Nursing students that are eligible for book scholarships will receive $500.00 per semester
  • Cosmetology students eligible for book scholarships will receive $500.00 for the program ($250.00 per semester).
  • Current High School students are not eligible for any scholarship with the exception of the Bourbon County High School Tuition Waiver.
  • FSCC uses Cumulative GPA when deciding academic scholarships. Cumulative GPA is based on High School GPA. Unless the student has completed 12 or more credit hours, College GPA will be used
  • Students who are full time and live 60+ miles from FSCC Main Campus and plan on attending Main Campus, must reside in college-approved housing if available. For more information please contact Marci Myers at 620-223-2700 ext. 3526 or marcim@fortscott.edu.     

Due to ACT/SAT testing not being currently available for High School students, FSCC is removing the ACT/SAT requirement for these scholarships for the 20-21 Academic Year.  The GPA and all other requirements will remain in effect.  Students need to apply for all scholarship opportunities and can find those guidelines by CLICKING HERE.

 

Scholarships

Academic Excellence Scholarship
Includes: Tuition and books up to 18 hours for full-time students (12+ credit hours) 
Open to: Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, ACT 23 or higher, SAT 1140 or higher.
Requirements: Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher while enrolled at FSCC.

 

Greyhound Advantage Award
Includes: Tuition and books up to 12 hours for full-time students (12+ credit hours)
Open to: Students with a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49, ACT of 21 or higher, SAT 1080 or higher.
Requirements: Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher while enrolled at FSCC.

 
President Scholarship
Includes:  Tuition, fees, and books up to 18 hours for full-time students (12+ credit hours)
Open to:  Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, ACT 23 or higher
Requirements:  Must complete an interview process, Serve as an FSCC President’s Ambassador,
Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher while enrolled at FSCC.
 
Activity Scholarships
Scholarship amount determined by  Activity sponsor
Open to: Students interested in participating in the following student organizations: Athletic Training, Athletic Manager, Band, Choir, Greyhound #SocialSquad, Livestock Judging, Meats Judging, Sports Broadcasting, and Theatre.
Requirements: Must be a full-time student(12+ credit hours), maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA requirement, and any additional criteria/expectations of the activity sponsor.

 

Endowment Scholarships
Includes: Dependent upon type of scholarship
Open to: All students with 2.0 or higher GPA unless specified who meet donor criteria
Requirements: Must meet donor criteria. Most scholarships have minimum GPA requirements, often established by the donor. Some scholarships, however, have minimum GPA requirements established by the board of directors of the FSCC Endowment Association.

Full list of Endowment Scholarships

 

Maroon and Gray Scholarship
The FSCC Maroon and Gray scholarship is an academic needs-based scholarship. Students must complete a FAFSA application, live in the dorms, and have an unmet need (determined by Financial Aid office) AND GPA of 2.5 or higher. This scholarship will cover up to 15 credit hours of tuition and books per semester. The Maroon and Gray scholarship does not cover room and board or fees. Applications for the Maroon and Gray Scholarship are available through the Financial Aid Office.

Tuition Waivers

Bourbon County Tuition Waiver
FSCC offers a tuition waiver exclusively for Bourbon County residents who wish to take classes on the Fort Scott campus or online. This waiver cannot be combined with academic/activity scholarships or other waivers. This waiver does not include fees and/or books.
Includes: Tuition waiver up to 15 credit hours per semester
Open to: Residents of Bourbon County, KS (excluding dorm, qualified admissions, concurrent, SB 155).
To apply: Students should contact the FSCC Financial Aid Office at 620-223-2700, ext. 3508. Students must also complete the Bourbon County Tuition Waiver Form listed below and return it to the Financial Aid Office prior to the start of the semester.

2020-2021 Waiver

 

Bourbon County High School Waiver
FSCC offers a tuition waiver for any Bourbon County high school student taking a concurrent class for one KBOR-approved class.
To apply: Students should contact the FSCC Financial Aid at 620-223-2700, ext. 3508. Students must also complete a Bourbon County High School Tuition Waiver Form and return it to the Financial Aid prior to the start of the semester.