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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 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.

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.