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Current Scholarship Opportunities

Listed below are internal scholarships available through Wallace Community College (WCC) and external (outside) scholarships available through sources outside WCC.  The external scholarships listed are provided for your information only.  Questions regarding external scholarships should be directed to that particular outside agency.

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Fall 2017 A Place for Mom Annual Senior Care Scholarship (External)


Each year, A Place for Mom offers five $1,000 scholarships to students who are interested in gerontology and again. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2017.

Fall 2017 Leadership In Child Care Scholarship


The Leadership in Child Care Scholarship provides financial assistance (tuition and selected fees) to qualified child care professionals working in legally operating child care facilities. The Scholarship is designed for the eligible recipient to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, Short-Term Certificate, Certificate, Associate in Applied Science/Technology Degree in Child Development/Early Care and Education at a designated institution in the ACCS. The Scholarship also offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education at Athens. The Alabama Community College System must receive applications no later than June 1st for Fall Semester enrollment and September 1st for Spring and Summer Semester enrollment.

2017 InformedMag Security Scholarship (External)


InformedMag is offering a $1,000 Scholarship to students based on their ability to communicate their experience with a product effectively. The “InformedMag Security Scholarship” is run on an annual basis, and it is awarded on January 15th each year. The application deadline is December 31, 2017.

Fall 2017 Comparakeet Scholarship Program (External)


Comparakeet hires mostly graduates who excel at creative writing. As such, we have started a creative writing based scholarship program which we hope to grow substantially over time. Currently we are offering a bi-annual $1,000 scholarship for students who write an outstanding opinion piece about some topic that has been important to us recently. For this current cycle, for instance, the topic is "Accountability Online & The Nature of Truth." All essays must be received by the end of the day on April 28th, 2017.

Fall 2017 Mattie Kolb Scholarship (External)


The Mattie Kolb Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded by the Dothan District United Methodist Women. The scholarship is awarded to any student, male or female, and is based on financial need, academic record, and service to church and community. The application deadline is April 15, 2017.

Fall 2017 Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program (External)


Alfa Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist members of the Alabama Farmers Federation who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs in the state of Alabama. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice. The completed application along with all required documents must be submitted by April 1, 2017 by 11:59 p.m.

Brookwood Medical Auxiliary, Inc. Scholarship (External)


The members of the Brookwood Medical Auxiliary, Inc. are pleased to inform you that they will be awarding several scholarships in medically related fields for the school year 2017-2018. The deadline for receipt of the applications and all accompanying documents is May 25, 2017. Applicants will be informed of scholarship decisions in July.

2017 Greta James Memorial Scholarship (External)

12/16/2016, is announcing the Greta James Memorial Scholarship for students pursuing a degree in a healthcare related profession. Once a semester, we will award up to 4 recipients with $500 to support tuition and living expenses. Deadline to apply is April 18, 2017 for Fall 2017 semester.