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How to Apply for Scholarships

Wallace Community College Dothan has campuses in Dothan and Eufaula and this scholarship application process may be used for students attending all College locations and all scholarship types at the College. Wallace Community College has a limited number of institutional scholarships that are awarded primarily to students who excel academically, exhibit outstanding leadership skills, or possess talent in the area of music or the arts. All the scholarship application processes at WCC is competitive. Successful applicants must submit a complete scholarship application packet before the applicable deadline. Applicants are urged to complete their application packets one week before the deadline to avoid last minute processing issues. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Scholarships available at the College include the following major types:

Institutional Scholarships

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1

Institutional Scholarship Application Apply HERE

The Institutional scholarships are tuition and fee waivers that cover 100% of in-state tuition and mandatory fees. 

Academic – These scholarships are based on academic achievement. Eligible students must meet all high school graduation requirements and have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

Allied Health and Nursing – These scholarships are based on academic achievement for students enrolling in allied health and nursing programs. Eligible students must have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. 

Technical – These scholarships are based on academic achievement in technical and general education courses as well as recommendations from high school teachers and counselors. Eligible students must have and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.

Foundation - A select number of Foundation scholarships are available for students attending the Dothan Campus.

A complete scholarship application package must include the following items:
  • WCC Application for Admission, www.wallace.edu/apply
  • A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 academic year. WCC’s Federal School Code for the FAFSA is 001018. Please include this school code when completing the FAFSA. If you have questions regarding the FAFSA completion process, contact the WCC Financial Aid office via email at finaid@wallace.edu or you may contact staff at the following locations:
    Wallace Community College
    Wallace Campus

    1141 Wallace Drive
    Dothan, AL 36303
    (334) 556-2476 
      Wallace Community College
    Sparks Campus

    3235 South Eufaula Avenue
    Eufaula, AL 36072
    (334) 687-3543, ext. 4226
  • High School transcript, GED documentation (if a GED recipient), and a transcript (if any) from each college previously attended (for transfer/dual enrolled students). 
  • All other required documents applicable to the scholarship type for which you are applying, such as letters of recommendation and/or references. 
Students may e-mail Institutional Scholarship questions to scholarships@wallace.edu.

Leadership Scholarship (Diplomats)

The Leadership Development cohort will serve as official student representatives of Wallace Community College, also known as the Diplomats. Application Availability: February 1 - March 5. 

See the Leadership Development Program Scholarship Requirements for all the needed information to qualify and apply for this scholarship. 
NOTE: All supporting documents for this scholarship must be submitted through the online application.

Applicants may contact Ms. Daymesha Reed at scholarshipldr@wallace.edu

Performing Arts Scholarships

Performing Arts Scholarships are awarded to talented students for participation in The Wallace Sound, instrument ensemble, as well as art and drama. Eligible students must have and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.

Additional information and audition point of contacts can be found on the Fine Arts Scholarships page here.


Wallace Community College Foundation and Wallace Community College Sparks Foundation Scholarships

Both the Wallace Community College Foundation and Sparks Campus Foundation post scholarship application packets online each semester during the academic year (fall, spring, & summer). The requirements and awards vary for these scholarships. Please refer to the WCC Foundations’ webpage http://www.wallace.edu/about_wcc/foundations.aspx for specific Foundation scholarship information.

Other Internal/External Scholarship

Wallace Community College also offers a number of privately funded scholarships through external agencies. These scholarships may have specific requirements beyond those established by the College. Consideration is given to students who meet requirements set forth in the respective scholarship guidelines. Applications may be found on the Current Scholarship Opportunities page as they become available.