About Johnson State Institutional Scholarships
The largest source of scholarships at Johnson State College is institutional merit scholarships. Institutional merit scholarships are generally awarded based on stated criteria such as grade point average, SAT or ACT score, or exceptional talent. Other scholarships may be awarded based on affiliation with a certain group, or interest in a specific subject area like math or science, etc. Need-based scholarships and grants are awarded based upon a student’s financial need. Some scholarships are awarded based on both merit and financial need.
Current full- and part-time students, new students and transfer students are invited and encouraged to apply for a scholarship. Explore the links below to find information about JSC scholarships and scholarship applications.
- Scholarships for First-Year and Transfer Students
- Scholarships for Current Students
- Scholarships for Part-time EDP Students
- Scholarships for Graduate Students in Education
Johnson State College is an NCAA Division III institution and per NCAA regulations is prohibited from offering any athletically related financial aid. Athletic participation, leadership or ability is never considered in selecting recipients for scholarships offered by the college.
As with all Johnson State College students; any NCAA Division III student athlete is permitted to receive institutional grants and scholarships offered by the college if the criteria are met.
Other Sources of Scholarships
Private foundations, civic organizations, and others provide additional scholarships. In our experience, most students who receive outside scholarships receive them from organizations within their home community. For this reason, we encourage you to check with your high school, local civic organizations and religious institutions to see what scholarships are available. Below, we have compiled some useful scholarship search Web sites.
Scholarship Search Links
Orphan Foundation of America/Casey Family Scholarships (Scholarships for America’s Foster Youth to pursue their education)
A variety of scholarships for Vermont residents. Apply on-line or pick up a scholarship booklet at the Financial Aid Office
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Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship
Awarded to candidates from all backgrounds, nation-wide. Carter Foundation scholars all have a compelling desire to pursue higher education, in spite of many personal, socio-economic setbacks, including teen pregnancy, former incarceration, interrupted schooling, poverty, and homelessness. They are hardworking, resilient and determined individuals who want to make positive contributions to their local and global communities, and they turn to the SCSF to make their ambitions and dreams possible.
Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Awards $3,000 -$18,000, renewable over 4 years Offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to permanent residents of New England with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities.
Over 50 links to online scholarship searches
Helps students find scholarships that are most relevant to their background, field of study, sport, skill, interest, achievement, or other attribute
Beware of Scams
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