Scholarships

Scholarship Information


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Institutional Scholarships

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President's Scholarship
Amount: 9 credit hours per semester on-campus in-state tuition rate
Duration: Up to two years or 60 credit hours
Criteria: Scholarships available to new incoming student with a SAT scores between 1330 and 1600 from the graduating classes of public high schools within our eight county service area. Students must carry at least 15 credit hours per semester and keep a GPA of 3.75 or higher to maintain the scholarship.
Deadlines:
Fall Semester Priority Deadline - First Friday in March
Fall Semester Final Deadline - August 1
Spring Semester Deadline - First Friday of classes

Automatic Merit 3.5-4.0
Amount: 4 credit hours on-campus in-state tuition rate
Duration: Up to two years or 60 credit hours based on academic performance
Criteria: Available to all new incoming students who apply prior to first semester at TSJC and have earned a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 – 4.0 or achieved between 1130 and 1320 composite score on the SAT. Students are required to carry 15 credit hours per semester and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Cumulative GPA will be used for continuing eligibility.
Deadlines:
Fall Semester Priority Deadline - First Friday in March
Fall Semester Final Deadline - August 1
Spring Semester Deadline - First Friday of classes

Automatic Merit 3.0-3.499
Amount: 3 credit hours on-campus in-state tuition rate
Duration: Up to two years or 60 credit hours based on academic performance
Criteria: Available to all new incoming students who apply prior to first semester at TSJC and have earned a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 – 3.499 or achieved a score between 980 and 1120 on the SAT. Students are required to carry 15 credit hours per semester and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Cumulative GPA will be used for continuing eligibility.
Deadlines:
Fall Semester Priority Deadline - First Friday in March
Fall Semester Final Deadline - August 1
Spring Semester Deadline - First Friday of classes

Learn Local Scholarship
Amount: 3 credit hours on-campus in-state tuition rate
Duration: Up to two years or 60 credit hours based on academic performance
Criteria: This award provides a 3 credit hour scholarship to a student who lives in a Trinidad State service area county (Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Huerfano, Las Animas, Mineral, Rio Grande and Saguache).
Student must carry at least 15 credit hours for a fall or spring semester.
Deadlines:
Fall Semester Priority Deadline - First Friday in March
Fall Semester Final Deadline - August 1
Spring Semester Deadline - First Friday of classes

Finish Line Scholarship
Amount: 3 credit hours on-campus in-state tuition rate
Duration: Last semester at TSJC
Criteria: This award provides a 3 credit hour scholarship to a student who has earned 45 credit hours and is in their final semester at TSJC. Student must carry at least 15 credit hours for a fall or spring semester.
Student must submit a graduation application on file and demonstrate they are in their last semester of classes.
Deadline:
Semester registration deadline




Foundation Scholarship Information

The Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation offers scholarships to students who attend Trinidad State Junior College. Scholarships are available for new and/or continuing students who demonstrate academic promise in a particular field of study or skill.  While many Foundation scholarships are available for Colorado residents, please complete your application and review all the scholarship opportunities to take advantage of the potential resources to help fund your education at TSJC.  Some scholarships may be renewed provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements of the scholarship. Eligibility for scholarships is determined each academic year. Therefore, students must renew their application each year.

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DEADLINE IS MARCH 2ND!

We are excited to announce that the TSJC Educational Foundation Scholarship Application process is ALL on-line to make it fast and simple with ONE application.  No more paper applications.

Your application will now automatically match you to the majority of the Foundation scholarships from the General Application.  Based on your answers, you may qualify for additional Foundation scholarship opportunities and the system will prompt you to answer supplemental questions to determine your eligibility for recommended scholarships.  

You are invited to create your student account in the AcademicWorks Scholarship Administration System.  Once you confirm your account with the username and email you provided, you can start your scholarship application at any time. You can complete it and submit in one sitting or save it to complete at a later time. 
Please remember, the deadline to apply is March 2, 2018. 

Apply Online for TSJC Educational Foundation Scholarships:
1. Create an account.
2. Confirm your account with the username and email you provided.
3. Start your scholarship application at any time. You can complete it and submit in one sitting or save it to complete at a later time.

Please contact the Foundation Scholarship Office at foundation.scholarships@trinidadstate.edu if you have questions or need assistance.
* For need based scholarships, the General Scholarship Application will ask you to upload a Student Aid Report (SAR) from your most recent FAFSA completion. Click here for more information about FAFSA. For assistance in completing your FAFSA, please contact Kandy Ruiz at (719) 846-5689.

Important Information

The Financial Aid Office cannot guarantee that you will receive any of the scholarships listed. It is your responsibility to become aware of all scholarships listed, as well as all requirements, and to make correct and timely applications. You must first be accepted at TSJC to apply for institutional scholarships. Additional requirements not listed here may have been added.

Please ensure that all information required by the scholarship is completed. Applications may be disqualified if all information requested is not supplied. Many, but not all, applications are due the first Friday of March.




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