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Scholarships

Snead State Community College offers a variety of scholarships to students in recognition of their academic achievement, performance ability, program interest, and/or financial need.

Scholarships Offered at SSCC

  • Academic Achievement
  • Applied Business
  • Art
  • Athletic
  • Aviation
  • Child Development
  • College Street Singers
  • Computer Science Technology
  • Endowment
  • GED
  • General
  • Industrial Systems Technology
  • Jazz Band
  • Music
  • Office Administration
  • Performing Arts
  • Presidential Honors

Applying For Snead State Scholarships

  • Complete a current scholarship application. Applications are available in January of each year.
  • Check all scholarship options that apply to your situation. The application lists the criteria for each scholarship. You may qualify for more than one scholarship, but you will only be considered for the scholarships that you check on the application.
  • Include a one-page description of your goals and how a scholarship would help you earn a college degree.
  • All scholarships require the completion of a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Complete this form online in early October. The school code for Snead State is 001038.
  • Some scholarships require an audition or tryout before a student is selected. Specifics about this will be on the scholarship application.
  • Review the scholarship application for any documentation you need to include.
  • Only complete application packets will be considered for awards.

For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office at (256) 840-4107 or finaid@snead.edu.

Available Scholarship Applications

To apply for scholarships, submit a completed application packet to the Financial Aid Office. To be considered for the first round of scholarship awards, scholarship application packets must be submitted before 5 p.m. on the priority deadline for each semester.

New Students and Transfer Students

Priority Deadlines:

  • March 2, 2020 (prior to 5 p.m.) for the Fall 2020 semester
  • November 16, 2020 (prior to 5 p.m.) for the Spring 2021 semester

Presidential Honors Scholarship

Priority Deadline:

  • March 2, 2020 (prior to 5 p.m.)

Returning Snead Students

Priority Deadlines:

  • April 23, 2020 (prior to 5 p.m.) for the Summer 2020 semester
  • July 7, 2020  (prior to 5 p.m.) for the Fall 2020 semester
  • November 19, 2020 (prior to 5 p.m.) for the Spring 2021 semester
  • April 22, 2021 (prior to 5 p.m.) for the Summer 2021 semester

Military Families

For information on scholarships for military families, please click here.

Special Scholarships

Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education Leadership in Child Care Scholarship (LICC)

This scholarship provides financial assistance (tuition and selected fees) to qualified child care professionals working in child care centers/programs, and family and group homes to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Short-Term Certificate, Certificate, or Associate in Applied Science/Technology Degree in Child Development/Early Care and Education studies. Scholarship recipients must reside and work in Alabama. Applicants must apply for college admission and are encouraged to apply for financial aid prior to submitting this application. This application must be mailed to and received by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education no later than June 1st for Fall Semester enrollment and no later than September 1st for Spring and Summer Semester enrollment.

Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education Workforce Development Scholarship

This scholarship, provided by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education, is available for child care professionals working in early childhood centers/ programs. This scholarship allows recipients to further their education in the field of early childhood and qualify for teaching positions in Alabama’s First Class Pre-K classrooms.

Alabama’s Fostering Hope Scholarship

Alabama’s Fostering Hope Scholarship is an investment in the post-secondary education and training goals of youth who were in the foster care system when they earned a high school diploma or GED, as well as those adopted from Alabama foster care after age 14. This comprehensive program covers tuition and fees for eligible students enrolled in a post-secondary certificate or degree program; additionally, it helps eligible high school students begin planning ahead towards achievable goals.

Lakeview Community Civic Organization Scholarship Program

Athens State University Scholarship