Scholarships

Scholarship Information


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Institutional Scholarships

Download the Institutional Scholarship Application (pdf)
Download the Institutional Scholarship Informational Flyer (pdf)

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.

Priority Deadline: 1st Friday on March
Deadline: August 1

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.

Priority Deadline: 1st Friday on March
Deadline: August 1

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.

Priority Deadline: 1st Friday on March
Deadline: August 1

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.

Priority Deadline: 1st Friday on March
Deadline: August 1

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: is the semester registration deadline




Foundation Scholarship Information

Trinidad State Junior College offers many scholarships annually to students who attend Trinidad State Junior College on a full-time basis. The scholarships provide monetary recognition on a year-by-year basis to first time and continuing students who demonstrate academic expertise in a particular field of study or skill. Many Trinidad State Junior College Scholarships are funded by the state of Colorado. Therefore, many scholarships are available to Colorado residents only. In addition, the Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation offers a number of endowed scholarships to TSJC students. A scholarship may be renewed provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements of the scholarship. Eligibility for scholarships is determined each college year. Therefore, a renewal application is required and due the first Friday of March.

Renewal Application

Please reference the Foundation Scholarship Guide for scholarships available to students attending Trinidad State Junior College.

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 scholarships. An application must be completed for each scholarship. Please see the Scholarship Booklet for information. Additional requirements not listed here may have been added.

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

Foundation Scholarship Guide

Foundation Scholarship Application

Pioneer Application (Las Animas County Residents)

Renewal Application


The following sites are to assist you in locating scholarships that are not exclusive to Trinidad State Junior College.


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When using Tuition Funding Sources, click on Login, then First Time User. The School UserName will be Trinidad and the Password will be College.