Scholarship Categories

The following are scholarships are considered Performance Scholarships*: (Please review both the performance and internal scholarship policies)
SCHOLARSHIPAMOUNTREQUIREMENTSCONTACT
Varsity AthleticsVaries

Awarded by coaches

Athletic Director
785.460.5548
Livestock JudgingVaries

Awarded by coach

Livestock Judging Coach
785.460.5463
EquestrianVariesAwarded by coachEquestrian Coach
785.460.5464
Vocal MusicVaries

Participation

Vocal Instructor
785.460.5520
Instrumental MusicVaries

Participation

Band Instructor
785.460.5519

Cheer and Dance
Varies

Participation

785.460-5548
*Students receiving a performance based scholarship who are not residents of Kansas are eligible for in-state tuition upon acceptance of the awarded scholarship.
The following include all available leadership scholarships. A student may be awarded ONE leadership scholarship per academic year. (Please review the internal scholarship policy.)
SCHOLARSHIPAMOUNTREQUIREMENTSCONTACT
Presidential$1,500
  • Awarded by college president to select incoming freshmen.
  • Award provided for two years.
  • Nominees are interviewed by the college president and a panel of current Presidential Scholars.
  • Minimum ACT of 19
  • Nomination by high school counselor  
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
Scholarship Office
785.460.4611
Leadership$1,000
  • Nominated and interviewed for the Presidential scholarship but not selected.
  • Award provided for two years.
Scholarship Office
785.460.4611
Resident AssistantRoom & Board
  • Full-time student
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5
  • A minimum of one semester of on-campus living experience
  • Application and interview process required
Residence Hall Director
785.460.4610
The following include all available academic scholarships. (Please review the internal scholarship policy.)
SCHOLARSHIPAMOUNTREQUIREMENTSCONTACT
Freshman Year
ACT/SAT Academic 
ACT/SAT CompositeAward
16-18/  860-970$200
19-21/  980-1090$400
22-24/ 1100-1190$600
25-27/ 1200-1300$800
28-30/ 1310-1410$1000
31-36/ 1420-1600$1,200
  • Graduate from an accredited high school in the same year as attending CCC
  • General students must graduate high school with a 2.5 GPA and student-athletes must graduate with a 3.5 GPA (as per Jayhawk Conference Rules)
Admissions
785.460.4690
Accelerated Outreach Scholarship
Completed Credit HrsPotential Scholarship 
9-11$1,000
12-14$1,500
15-17$2,000
18+$2,500
  • Complete a minimum of 9 hours of CCC credit prior to graduating high school.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on CCC transcript.
  • Competitive scholarship 

Outreach
785.460.4611

Sophomore Year
Art$250-500

Varies

Art Instructor
785.460.5459
Business$250-500

Varies

Business Instructor
785.460.5526
Veterinary NursingVaries 
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Provisionally accepted to the Veterinary Nursing Program 
  • Preference given to those who indicate financial need
VN Program Director
785.460.5466
Math & ScienceVaries
  • Full-time student
  • Declared one of the following majors: 
    • biological science
    • chemistry
    • engineering
    • natural science
    • physical science
    • wildlife biology
    • pre-chiropractic
    • pre-dentistry
    • pre-medicine
    • pre-pharmacy
    • pre-optometry
    • pre physical therapy
    • or pre-veterinary medicine
Biology Instructor
785.460.5422

Chemistry Instructor
785.460.4773
Physics$200-$1,000
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Declared physics or engineering as major
  • Prepare a 500-word essay
Physics Instructor
785.460.5420
Dane G. Hansen
(Allied Health)
Tuition, Fees & Books 
  • For nursing, dental hygiene, and physical therapist assistant students
  • Application essay
  • Must obtain employment in Northwest Kansas upon completion of study
Student Affairs
785.460.5490
Scholarship Deadlines
Scholarships are awarded through Academic Works. Students have two weeks from the date the scholarship is awarded to accept it. Students should log into their Academic Works account regularly to check on the status of their scholarship applications. 
Priority Deadlines*
1st Priority Deadline: December 31
2nd Priority Deadline: February 15
*These deadlines apply to most scholarships. Be sure to read the description of each scholarship for specific information regarding the opportunity.

NOTE: Any student who has attempted to complete more than 93 CCC credits hours will not be eligible for institutional scholarships with the exception of non-degree seeking students or those students who have previously completed a degree.

For questions regarding scholarships, contact the Scholarship Office at 785.460.4611, or email scholarships@colbycc.edu

This policy is subject to change pending approval by the CCC Board of Trustees.