Important Notice

SCC will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes will resume on normal schedule Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
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Contact Information

JR Thompson
Financial Aid Scholarship Coordinator
Telephone: (606) 451-6644(606) 451-6644
Fax: (606) 679-4369

General Scholarship Information


What is a scholarship?
A scholarship, in the simplest terms, is type of financial aid that is awarded to a student based certain criteria, such as merit, financial need, etc. in order to assist with educational expenses.  In the 2012-2013 academic year, Somerset Community awarded 267 students in over $460,000.00 in scholarships.  In addition to the institutional scholarships, 258 SCC students received over $250,000.00 dollars in state and other external scholarships.


The completed scholarship application and all required documentation must be returned or postmarked by the following deadlines:

  • March 1 (Priority Deadline)
  • July 1 (Secondary Deadline for residual scholarships for the Fall semester)
  • December 1 (Deadline for scholarships for the Spring semester)

Apply online for SCC Scholarship Opportunities

Note: Scholarships do not cover any additional fees, which will need to be paid through other means.