Cuyahoga Community College offers scholarships for students that
participate in various programs. The scholarships include
Academic Excellence Scholarship, Honors Program Scholarship,
Athletic Scholarship, Journalism Scholarship, Student Senate
Scholarship, and the Trio-Access Scholarship. Please visit
the scholarship webpage
or contact any Student Financial Assistance Office
for the awarding criteria for each scholarship.
The Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Foundation offers a variety of
scholarship opportunities from numerous scholarship funds
for Tri-C students enrolled in various disciplines. These
scholarship opportunities have been created and supported
through the generosity of many donors who believe in the
Collegeís mission and the importance of providing access to
education to members of our community.
You can apply for Tri-C Foundation Scholarships by completing both
the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
and the Tri-C Foundation Scholarship application. The
Foundation application is on the
Tri-C Web site
and the FAFSA is online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
scholarships may require a special application in addition
to the Tri-C Foundation Scholarship Application. These are
noted in the criteria in the
The total scholarship award that can be awarded may not
exceed the studentís Cost of Attendance as determined by
Federal regulations and will be considered with all other
financial aid that you may receive.
Many students receive funding from external scholarship sources,
such as the Cleveland Foundation or Cleveland Scholarship
Programs to assist them in funding their educational expenses.
You are required to report any scholarships that you receive to
any campus Student Financial Assistance Office.
External scholarships will be included in your total financial
aid award package and are used to calculate your financial
need. Eligibility for federal campus based (FSEOG) or self-help
aid (loans, and student employment FWS) may be adjusted so as
not to exceed your cost of attendance. (An amount pre-determined
by Tri-C that includes all educational expenses required for
attendance at Tri-C.).
If, at any time during the award period, you receive additional
resources that were not considered in calculating your
eligibility for campus-based aid, i.e. FSEOG, FWS, etc., or
student loans, and if these resources combined with expected
financial aid will exceed your need, the amount in excess will
be considered an over award and you will be asked to repay the
Tri-C reserves the right to adjust any financial aid awards that
you have received to ensure funding from external and internal
sources does not exceed your total allowable Cost of Attendance
for the academic year. Adjustments may be made to your student
account at any time during the year as updated information is
received and you will be notified of any adjustments.
Selected scholarship recipients will be contacted by Student
Financial Aid and Scholarships once the selection process has been
completed. If you have questions, contact Student Financial Aid
and Scholarships at
or you can call any campus Student Financial Aid and