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Scholarships available at Wallace Community College

By: press release
By: press release

Wallace Community College is currently taking applications for scholarships offered through the Wallace Community College Foundation for fall term 2010.

Applications are available at the WCC financial aid office and on the WCC Web site at www.wallace.edu. The application deadline is Friday, July 9, 2010.

The AEA/ESP scholarship will pay up to $500 for tuition, fees, and/or books. Applicants must have completed one semester of work at WCC with a 3.0 GPA or higher, should intend to graduate from WCC, and demonstrate financial need.

The Mark Allan Aman Scholarship provides assistance to a basic or paramedic level EMS student.

The $1,000 scholarship will pay up to $500 for tuition and fees for two consecutive terms. The recipient must be actively involved in rescue-related work or volunteerism.

The Nancy Goodson Andress Memorial Scholarship is offered for students admitted to the WCC associate degree nursing program. Preference will be given to a student from Coffee County.

If there are no qualified applicants from Coffee County, the scholarship may be awarded to a student from a contiguous county - Dale, Covington, Crenshaw, Geneva, or Pike. The scholarship pays up to $750 for tuition, fees, and/or books for fall semester, and may be renewable for the length of the program.

The Joseph Glenn Caffee Memorial Scholarship pays up to $750 for tuition, fees, and/or books for a second-year radiologic technology student. Special qualifications may apply.

The Charles E. Coggins Leadership Scholarship pays up to $1,100 for one semester and is renewable for one semester.

The scholarship is open to a student in any curriculum who demonstrates high ethical standards, responsible citizenship, leadership and service to community. Preference is given to students from Houston County.

The Commercial Bank of Ozark Scholarship pays up to $500 for tuition and fees to a new or returning student from Dale County. The scholarship will be based on academic merit and financial need.

The Randy Crawford Scholarship pays up to $750 for tuition, fees, and/or books to a currently enrolled WCC student from Jackson County, Florida who demonstrates financial need and has a history of successful academic work.

In the absence of qualified applicants from Jackson County, Florida, the committee will first consider applicants from other counties in Florida, and then from any location.

The Susan Jernegan Deal Endowed Scholarship pays up to $750 for tuition, fees and/or books to a student in the EMS program. Students of other allied health programs may be considered. Applicants must show evidence of financial need.

The Barbara B. Dinkins Memorial Scholarship provides an annual award of up to $750 for tuition and fees for a student in a field that requires significant preparation in the life sciences--nursing, allied health, pre-med, etc. Preference will be given to a student who has completed at least 15 credit hours of college-level coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Preference will be given to a student from Houston County.

The James E. Foote Memorial Scholarship pays up to $750 of WCC tuition for fall term and may be renewable for spring term. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or better and should intend to graduate from WCC.

The Granger-Wheelless Scholarship pays up to $1,100 for one semester and is renewable for one semester. The scholarship is open to a student in any curriculum who demonstrates high ethical standards, responsible citizenship, volunteerism, and academic success. Preference will be given to students from Houston County.

The O. Lewis and Carol Humphrey Nursing Scholarship provides $1,250 for fall term to a nursing student (either PN or ADN) who is a single parent and who has a 3.0 or better GPA and is renewable.

The Jean Jones Memorial Scholarship pays up to $750 for tuition and fees for fall semester for a qualified student admitted to a health-related field. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The McLendon Education Fund Scholarship provides assistance for approximately eight “needy and worthy” students for fall term who meet the qualifications. This assistance will support tuition, fees, and/or books for up to $750 for each recipient.

The A. A. Middleton Endowed Scholarship pays $1,500 (two consecutive semesters at $750/semester) to a student who demonstrates financial need and academic merit.

The Bryant Mixon Endowed Scholarship is scholarship pays up to $500 for tuition and fees for fall semester to a new or existing WCC student from Dale County who demonstrates financial need and a history of successful academic work.

The Elizabeth Mills Rane Scholarship is designed to benefit students at Wallace Community College with preference given to students in nursing and allied health programs. The amount of the scholarship may vary, but qualified students can expect approximately $750 per semester for two semesters. Students may reapply.

The SunSouth Bank Single Mother Education Fund Scholarship provides assistance for approximately six female single parents for fall term. This assistance will support tuition, fees, and/or books for up to $750 for each recipient.

The Toyota of Dothan Endowed Scholarship pays up to $750 for fall semester to a new or existing student with a minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need. The scholarship may be renewable.

The WCC Foundation awards ten $1,500 scholarships (two consecutive semesters at $750/semester) to new students for fall semester. Recipients must be a new student or must not have attended WCC in three years. Students who have never attended college should submit ACT and/or SAT scores.

The WCC Foundation offers up to ten Wiregrass Hospice Foundation Scholarships for students accepted into a nursing program at the Wallace Campus in Dothan with interest in becoming a Wiregrass Hospice nurse. This scholarship will support tuition, fees, and/or books for up to $1,000 per term for each recipient and is renewable.

Completed application packages must be received in the WCC Foundation office no later than Friday, July 9, 2010. Late or incomplete packages will not be considered. For more information, contact Peggy Baker at 334-556-2426.


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