A scholarship is a financial aid award usually based on academic merit, need, or exceptional talent. Like grants, they do not have to be repaid. Scholarship funding is limited, therefore the sooner you complete your application the better.
(Please note that completion of the application does not guarantee an award.)
2016-2017 Broward College Scholarship application is now open***
Best results date: August 29, 2016
You will not need to specify a particular scholarship on the application; we will match you to those for which you may be eligible.
To be considered for a scholarship you must:
- Complete all steps on
Apply for Financial Aid- this includes submitting a
FAFSA and all necessary paperwork to complete your file.
(International students do not need to complete the FAFSA application.)
- Register for your classes- At least half time (6 credit hours) enrollment is required.
- Make sure you are admitted to the College in a
degree or certificate program of study.
- Complete the
online scholarship application.
***Please be aware that you must log into the application using your BC email and password.***
Please remember: You must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and be passing
Standards of Academic Progress (SAP) in order to be eligible.
American Dream. To qualify you must live in the Tri-county area (Broward, Dade, Palm Beach), have completed at least 75% of your degree program, have an
EFC score of 2,100 to 6,500 (as determined by
FAFSA completion), and provideverification that you have met with an academic advisor, among other criteria. Completion of the generic Broward College scholarship application (linked above) will allow us to consider you for a possible American Dream award.
The American Dream Scholarship will be given to students in an AA, AS, AAS, BAS, or BSN program.
For American Dream Recipients, the deadline to submit the scholarship application is March 2nd.
Get REAL (Ready for Education And Learning). Designed to help youths 17-24 who are out of school due to economic, health and social reasons. Each recipient of the scholarship will receive tuition assistance, career support and advisors, goal-based financial incentives, and job placement assistance upon degree completion, among other benefits. Contact Olivia Sarson
(firstname.lastname@example.org, 954-201-7107) for more information.
*All communication regarding awards will be through your BC email. Please make sure you enter your correct email address when filling out the application. If you would like to contact us you can do so at
*Sample Scholarship Award 'Thank You' Letter
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