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Student Support & Scholarships

RCC Foundation Scholarships

The RCC Foundation has provided almost $4 million in scholarships to students.

Support the RCC Foundation

Each year, the RCC Foundation awards more than $350,000 in student scholarships. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded almost $4 million in student scholarship awards. Recipients are awarded based on various criteria including academic achievement, athletic or artistic talents, being a member of an underrepresented group, residing in the County, high school attended, and demonstrated financial need.

RCC Foundation scholarships are available for new RCC students, continuing RCC students, and even for RCC graduates continuing their education at a 4-year college.

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Important Information For Continuing RCC Students

Important Dates

Monday, February 13, 2017

RCC Foundation Scholarship Website Open for Applications

Friday, March 24, 2017

Deadline for Submission of Scholarship Applications

Monday, May 15, 2017

Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Scholarship Requirements for Continuing RCC Students

  • You must be a matriculated student and have earned a minimum of 12 degree credits by the end of the Fall 2016 semester.
  • You must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better at the end of the Fall 2016 semester (except as noted in a particular scholarship’s criteria).
  • You must be either currently enrolled in at least three credits in the Spring 2017 semester, or have been enrolled in at least three credits in the Fall 2016 semester.
  • For scholarships requiring the demonstration of financial need, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1, 2017.
  • You must submit a personal essay or a specific question-asked essay.
  • You must submit at least one faculty letter of recommendation.
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