Scholarships at PPCC

Generous donations to the PPCC Foundation fund over 60 scholarship opportunities each year. This year the Foundation will award more than $800,000 in scholarships to PPCC students. Scholarships help pay for tuition and fees and some also cover books and other costs of attending. There are scholarships available that will help you all the way to graduation with your associate’s degree, and even possibly your bachelor’s degree. Apply online every year during the fall and spring semesters to take advantage of these potential funding opportunities.

The Scholarship Application for 2018-2019 Is Open!

To apply - please review the details in the red box below and/or the attached Directions for Applying.

PLEASE NOTE: The number one priority is to finish and submit the scholarship General Application. The majority of the scholarship opportunities are tied to the general application, meaning that if your answers to the general application match any specific scholarship opportunities, you will be automatically matched for consideration for some awards. Once you have completed the General Application, review the Recommended opportunities to determine which additional scholarships to apply for.

The deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.

If you have any questions or concerns, please submit them below. You can also reach us at or 719.502.2016.

For assistance with your essay, please reach out to the Learning Commons and discuss their tutoring & writing resources.

For assistance with your resume, please reach out to the Career Services Office at 719.502.2121.

**Your scholarship application will ask you to upload a Student Aid Report (SAR) from your most recent FAFSA completion. Please attend a FAFSA Workshop if you need any assistance with completing your FAFSA.

The PPCC Scholarship Application Process is all on-line.

In order to apply, you must have been admitted to PPCC and have an S number and student email address ( We will only use your PPCC student email to communicate scholarship awards with you so please check your email regularly. You must be an active student, meaning you have taken classes or are registered for classes within one semester of the current semester. If not, simply re-apply at no cost at Your status will renew to active within 24 hours and you may begin your application.

Local and national organizations scholarships

Local and national organizations offer scholarships too. You can see external PPCC scholarships

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Apply for PPCC student-dedicated 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.

Apply for Scholarships

Scholarship Contact Information:

Scholarships are managed by both the PPCC Foundation and the Financial Aid office. If you have questions regarding scholarships, the best way to contact us is using the form on this page. Please provide your S# if you have one.

Questions about Scholarships? Contact us.