Student Scholarships

Donor Virginia Hensley poses with a student at the annual Scholarship Dinner

KCC Foundation, Gold Key and KCC Trustee scholarship guidelines and application forms (in pdf format) are now available for the 2018-2019 academic year and can be found by selecting the scholarship opportunities on the left.

All scholarship applicants must have an Admission Application on file with the KCC Admissions Office prior to completing the scholarship application. A KCC student ID number is required on all scholarship applications.

While not required for a scholarship, applicants are strongly encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA application is available online at Many scholarships are specifically need based.

A variety of scholarships are available through the KCC Foundation to students based on financial need, academic achievement and field of study. These scholarships are funded by generous contributions from individuals, businesses and organizations.

Scholarships have varying criteria, so please explore the various scholarship options to find the scholarship that best suits your needs and potential.

A listing of all KCC Foundation scholarships by field of study and program funds can be viewed in our list of Scholarships by Program of Study – updated 11.17.  Applicants will be considered for all Foundation scholarships, especially those most aligned with their career and academic goals.

Recipients may:

  • Be new or returning students depending upon the scholarship awarded
  • Be full-time or part-time depending upon the scholarship awarded
  • Reside in or out of district depending upon the scholarship awarded

Recipients must:

  • Have a minimum cumulative 2.5 grade point average. Some scholarships require a grade point average higher than 2.5. Students with a cumulative grade point average below 2.5 may be considered based on a recommendation by a faculty member, advisor or counselor.