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Spring Semester Updates - Tyler’s campuses remain closed to the public until further notice. The college is open, and it will continue to offer classes and services remotely through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Read more about this announcement.


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Foundation Scholarships

Is online learning for you? Read this scholarship brochure to learn more.

The John Tyler Community College Foundation offers scholarship opportunities exclusively for Tyler students. Some scholarships are general while others are for specific majors, for students who live in a particular locality, or for students demonstrating financial need.

When can I apply?

2020-2021 scholarship application is now open.

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Study Abroad Foundation Scholarship: March 16

Additional Foundation Scholarships: Deadline extended to April 30

How do I apply?

The online application, powered by AwardSpring, is open from February 1–April 30.

Rules and Regulations

Who is eligible?

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Be a current or prospective student planning to attend Tyler during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Earn a 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA)
  • Enroll in a certificate and/or degree program at Tyler by the first day of the Fall 2020 semester. Explore your options.
  • Have in-state tuition status.

What do I need in order to apply?

Applicants are required to submit the following information: 

  • Complete all questions and sections of the online application by the deadline.
  • Request one letter of recommendation from a teacher, school counselor, advisor, or work supervisor. Recommendation writers will receive instructions on how to submit their recomendation online. Applicants are encouraged to request the recommendation well before the application deadline and to confirm receipt of their letter(s) of recommendation.
  • Write two essays. Tyler's Academic Resource Center can provide assistance with writing and proofreading essays. Essay topics are given in the applicaiton. 
  • Submit an official high school or college transcript if not currently attending classes at Tyler. If you are still in high school, submit the most recent transcript available. Current Tyler students do not need to submit transcripts.

Mandatory Scholar Events

Scholarship recipients are notified by August 1. Recipients are required to attend the following two events during the academic year:

  • Fall event: Scholarship Celebration Luncheon
  • Spring event: Foundation Scholarship Social

These events are designed to help scholarship recipients connect with each other and their scholarship donors. If a student does not attend these events, they may lose eligibility for their Foundation scholarship award. If a student changes or completes their program before the end of the academic year, but will continue taking classes at Tyler, they should contact the Foundation to determine future eligibility.


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