Scholarships (Gift Aid)

Gift aid is any form of financial assistance that does not have to be repaid.


Through the Jefferson Community College Foundation and the generosity of its donors, scholarships are available to Jefferson students who are academically gifted and demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Scholarships are available for freshmen, continuing, nontraditional and active duty military students. Awards range from $100 to full tuition; the amounts and availability of the awards are subject to change. Scholarship applications are available below and in the Financial Services Office.


Freshman Scholarship Applications are available in December and due by April 1 for the next academic year. Local high school seniors may also obtain the scholarship applications at their high school guidance counseling office.

Continuing Scholarship Applications are available no later than the start of the January semester (applications may also be obtained in the Financial Services office.) These scholarships are for the next academic year. The deadline is published on the application, but it is usually April 1.

Nontraditional Student and Active Duty

Non-traditional Scholarship Application are generally due August 1st for the Fall semester (applications may also be obtained in the Financial Services office.)