College Planning & Scholarship Information

There are scholarships of all different kinds available to students. Here, we will provide information on a number of local scholarships. If you are interested in searching for scholarships on a larger scale, consider using websites such as Big Future by the College Board, Cappex,, or Fastweb. There are a large number of additional scholarship search websites. It is also a good idea to look for scholarships directly on the website of the college or university you plan to attend. As a general rule, you should never pay to apply for a scholarship.


Local Scholarships (listed by Penta-only scholarships first, and then by application due date)

 Terra State Community College Workforce Demand Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2019


Terra State Community College is offering a unique opportunity for 2019 high school graduates. Students that choose to major in a program with high job demand are eligible for the Workforce Demand Scholarship.

This scholarship would provide up to an associate’s degree tuition free for 2019 high school graduates majoring in the following academic programs:

  • Accounting 
  • Computer Systems  
  • Digital Media Technology 
  • Electrical 
  • Health Information Technology 
  • Management
    • Business
    • Agribusiness
    • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing Technology 
  • Music Technology 
  • Power Technologies (Includes Automotive) 
  • Robotics-Integrated Manufacturing Technology 
  • Welding 

The Workforce Demand Scholarship will pay the gap between the cost of tuition and all state and federal grants received by the student. This amazing opportunity does have some stipulations:

  1. The recipient must graduate from high school in 2019.
  2. The scholarship will pay for a maximum of five semesters. 
  3. To qualify a student must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credit hours) for the fall and spring semesters. 
  4. Books and other fees (i.e. course, activity, and technology) are not covered by this scholarship program. 
  5. Students who are awarded a Workforce Demand Scholarship will be provided with the opportunity to participate in a work-based experience with an employer in the College’s service district.

Applying for this scholarship is easy. Just follow these simple steps: 

  1. Complete a free application for admission to Terra State before April 15, 2019.
  2. Complete the Terra State 2018-2019 scholarship application before April 15, 2019.
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15, 2019.
  4. Develop an academic and career plan, sign a participation contract, and register for classes before April 15, 2019.
  5. Submit a non-refundable $50 deposit by April 15, 2019 to reserve your spot; deposit will be applied to cost of general fees once enrolled.

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