Scholarships and Grants-in-Aid
PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: The purpose of the Presidential Scholarship is to promote exceptional scholarship
among students at Dodge City Community College. Scholarship funds are limited.
Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled in and complete a minimum of fifteen (15) credit
hours each semester.
Award: This scholarship will pay In-State Equivalent Tuition, Incidental Fees, and Loan of
Books each semester. The applicant must have a cumulative high school grade point average of
at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale OR the applicant must have an ACT composite score of at least 27 OR
the applicant must have a cumulative post-secondary grade point average of at least 3.7 on a 4.0
scale based on at least twelve (12) semester hours OR the applicant must have an aggregate
standard score of at least 3100 on the GED Test.
Renewal: This scholarship is renewable if the student maintains a cumulative grade point
average of at least 3.7 on an 4.0 scale, participates in the specified activities, and maintains
satisfactory academic progress.
FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: The purpose of the Faculty Scholarship is to encourage students to pursue postsecondary education at Dodge City Community College. Scholarship funds are limited.
Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours each
semester. Scholarship funds are designated for all major academic fields.
Scholarship Level I: This scholarship will pay In-State Equivalent Tuition and Loan of Books
each semester. The applicant must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.5 or
higher on a 4.0 scale OR the applicant must have an ACT composite score of 25 or higher OR
the applicant must have a cumulative post-secondary grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a
4.0 scale based on at least twelve (12) semester hours OR the applicant must have an aggregate
standard score of 2800 or higher on the GED Test.
Scholarship Level II: This scholarship will pay In-State Equivalent Tuition each semester. The
applicant must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
OR the applicant must have an ACT composite score of 20 or higher OR the applicant must have
a cumulative post-secondary grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale based on at least
twelve (12) semester hours OR the applicant must have an aggregate standard score of 2650 or
higher on the GED Test.
Scholarship Level III: This scholarship will pay Loan of Books each semester. The applicant
must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale OR the
applicant must have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher OR the applicant must have a
cumulative post-secondary grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale based on at least
twelve (12) semester hours OR the applicant must have an aggregate standard score of 2400 or
higher on the GED Test.
Renewal: This scholarship is renewable if the student maintains the appropriate cumulative grade
point average as specified for each level shown above and maintains satisfactory academic
progress.
PERFORMING ARTS GRANT
Purpose: The purpose of the Performing Arts Grant is to encourage students to pursue postsecondary education and to participate in Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music, Drama or Art at Dodge
City Community College. Grant funds are limited.
Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours each
semester. Grants will be based on auditions or recommendations from fine arts instructors.
Recipients will be expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0
scale, participate in designated activities required by the performing arts director, and enroll in
specified performing arts courses.
Award: This grant will pay up to In-State Equivalent Tuition and Loan of Books each semester.
Performing Arts Activities: Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music, Drama and Art.
Renewal: This grant is renewable if the student maintains a cumulative grade point average of at
least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, fulfills all of the requirements of his or her performing arts director, and
maintains satisfactory academic progress.
ACTIVITY GRANT
Purpose: The purpose of the Activity Grant is to encourage students to pursue post-secondary
education and to participate in activities at Dodge City Community College. Grant funds are
limited.
Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours each
semester. Grants will be based on demonstrated skills or interests in college activities. Recipients
will be expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and
fulfill the requirements of their activity director.
Award: This grant will pay up to In-State Equivalent Tuition and Loan of Books each semester.
Activities: Activities include but are not necessarily limited to the following examples: Art Club
officers, Black Student College Association officers, Block and Bridle Club officers,
Cheerleaders, Conquistador Newspaper Staff, Dance Team, Dodge City Community College
Nursing Student Association officers, Hispanic American Leadership Organization officers,
Livestock Judging Team, Officiating, Quiz Bowl Team, Radio/Television, Rodeo Team, Soils
Judging Team, Student Athletic Assistant, Student Government Association officers, and
Vocational Clubs of America (VICA) officers. Clubs and other student organizations must be
approved by the Student Government Association to qualify for this grant.
Renewal: This grant is renewable if the student maintains a cumulative grade point average of at
least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, fulfills all of the requirements of their activity director, and maintains
satisfactory academic progress.
TECHNICAL GRANT
Purpose: The purpose of the Technical Grant is to encourage students to pursue post-secondary
technical education at Dodge City Community College. Grant funds are limited.
Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours each
semester. Grants will be based on demonstrated skills or interests in college technical programs.
Recipients will be expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0
scale.
Award: This grant will pay up to In-State Equivalent Tuition and Loan of Books for the first
semester.
Programs: Administrative Assistant Technology, Agribusiness, Agricultural Chemicals
Technology, Automotive Technology, Banking and Finance, Building Trades, Computer
Information Systems, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Diesel Technology, Early childhood
Development, Electronics Technology, Equine Studies, Farm and Ranch Management, Fire
Science, Floral Design, Gerontology, Grain Science-Milling, Science-Feed Technology,
Livestock and Feedlot Industry, Manufacturing Technology, Mass Communications, Practical
Nurse, Registered Nurse, Water Resources Management.
Renewal: This grant is renewable if the student maintains a cumulative grade point average of at
least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and maintains satisfactory academic progress.
SENIOR CITIZEN GRANT
Purpose: The purpose of the Senior Citizen Grant is to provide funding to senior citizens for lifelong learning experiences at Dodge City Community College.
Requirements: Senior citizens must be 62 years of age or older and living in the counties of the
Dodge City Community College service area: Clark, Comanche, Edwards, Ford, Gray,
Hodgeman, Kiowa, Meade, and Ness.
Award: This grant will pay Tuition for seminars, workshops, and classes. This grant does not
cover books, supplies, fees, meals, and other expenses.
Renewal: This grant may be renewed from semester to semester.
ATHLETIC GRANT
Purpose: The purpose of the Athletic Grant is to encourage athletes to pursue post-secondary
education at Dodge City Community College. Grants are limited. It is important to contact the
appropriate coach as soon as possible. Athletic Grants are available for men: baseball, basketball,
cross-country, football, golf, soccer, and track and field. Athletic Grants are available for
women: basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field, and volleyball. No
federal, state, county, or other public funds will be utilized to fund athletic grants.
Residency: Residents of states other than Kansas will have their athletic grants funded by the
Dodge City Community College Alumni-Booster Association.
Requirements: Recipients must be enrolled in and complete at least twelve (12) credit hours each
semester.
Athletic Grant: An athlete may receive up to Tuition and the Loan of Books as an athletic grant.
How to Apply: Grants will be recommended by the appropriate coach and approved by the
Athletic Director and the President.
Renewal: Renewal will be based on the athlete's ability to maintain the requirements of the
Jayhawk Community College Conference, the National Junior College Athletic Association,
acceptable level of participation in the appropriate sport, satisfactory academic progress, and
availability of funds. The appropriate coach and Athletic Director will determine renewal
eligibility at the end of each semester.
ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS
Award: Scholarships are available to athletes who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5
or higher on a 4.0 scale. Jayhawk Community College Conference rules limit the amount of this
scholarship to $500 each semester.
How to Apply: After a student has signed a National Athletic Letter of Intent, application may be
made utilizing the Dodge City Community College Scholarship Application Form.
Renewal: An athlete may be eligible to renew this scholarship; however, a cumulative grade
point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale must be maintained each semester. Renewal eligibility
will be determined by the Athletic Director and monitored by the Office of Student Financial
Assistance at the end of each semester.
ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: The purpose of the Endowment Scholarship is to stimulate interest in post-secondary
education at Dodge City Community College and to assist students who have attained high
academic achievement. The primary focus of this scholarship will be upon entering freshman
students. Scholarship funds are limited. The Dodge City Community College Endowment
Association, a non-profit organization, funds scholarships through volunteer efforts that are
dedicated to supporting academic excellence at Dodge City Community College.
Requirements: Recipients must be enrolled in at least six (6) semester hours each semester and
maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Award: This scholarship will pay up to $800 each semester. The applicant must rank in the upper
25% of his/her high school graduating class OR the applicant must have a cumulative postsecondary grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale based on at least ten (10) semester
hours OR the applicant must have an aggregate standard score of at least 2850 on the GED Test.
Renewal: This scholarship is renewable if the student maintains a cumulative grade point
average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, participates in specified activities, and maintains
satisfactory academic progress.
ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS
Purpose: The purpose of Endowed Scholarships/Grants are to stimulate interest in postsecondary education at Dodge City Community College and to assist students who have
maintained high academic achievement. The primary focus of these scholarships/grants will be
upon entering freshman students. Scholarship funds are limited. The Dodge City Community
College Endowment Association funds scholarships/grants through volunteer efforts. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to supporting academic excellence at Dodge City Community
College.
Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled in at least six (6) credit hours each semester.
Residency: Residency may be a factor in some of these scholarships/grants.
Award: These scholarships/grants will pay various amounts each year depending upon interest
income. The requirements and stipulations vary depending upon the particular scholarship/grant.
Be sure to read about the endowed scholarships/grants in the following pages of this handbook.
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