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Scholarships

ICC offers a variety of academic scholarships to students demonstrating outstanding academic achievement. Students must meet all ICC minimum scholarship requirements and policies in addition to the criteria listed herein.

Academic Excellence: 

  • Academic RequirementGraduating high school GPA of 4.0; or ACT Composite score 35-36 and student must enroll in 15 or more credit hours.
  • Award Amount- Tuition & Textbooks up to 36 credit hours per year (Fall, Spring & Summer). A value of up to $2,412 for out-of-state students, $2,160 for in-state students, and $1,944 for in-district students.
  • Renewal-Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher each term. Award may be renewed for a second consecutive award year.

Presidential:

  • Academic Requirement- Graduating high school GPA of 3.5 – 3.99; or ACT Composite score 27-34; or GED score of 700 – 800, and student must enroll in 15 or more credit hours.
  • Award Amount- $1,800 per award year ($900 each semester)
  • Renewal- Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher each term. Award may be renewed for a second consecutive award year.                                                                         

Vice Presidential:

  • Academic Requirement- Graduating high school GPA of 3.25 – 3.49; or ACT Composite score 24-26; or GED score of 680 – 699, and student must enroll in 15 or more credit hours.
  • Award Amount-$1,000 per award year ($500 each semester)
  • Renewal- Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher each term. Award may be renewed for a second consecutive award year. 

Pirate Gold:

  • Academic Requirement- Graduating high school GPA of 3.0 – 3.24; or ACT Composite score 22-23; or GED score of 660 – 679, and student must enroll in 15 or more credit hours.
  • Award Amount- $750 per award year ($375 each semester)
  • Renewal- Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher each term. Award may be renewed for a second consecutive award year. 

Academic Athlete:

  • Academic Requirement- Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and must have a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) for the current award year.
  • Award Amount- $1,000 per award year ($500 each semester; not available in summer)
  • Renewal- Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher each term. Award may be renewed for a second consecutive award year.

NOW Transfer (formerly Concurrent Transfer):

  • Academic Requirement- ICC NOW GPA of 2.75 or higher in at least 12 credit hours of ICC NOW courses while enrolled in high school and student must enroll in 15 or more credit hours.
  • Award Amount- Tuition & Textbooks up to 36 credit hours per year (Fall, Spring & Summer). A value of up to $2,160 for in-state students and $1,944 for in-district students.
  • Renewal- Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher each term. Award may be renewed for a second consecutive year.

ICC offers a variety of co-curricular scholarships. All co-curricular scholarships are awarded by the Department/Activity in which the student participates. The student must meet ICC minimum scholarship requirements per the scholarship policies in addition to the Department/Activity’s requirements to receive the scholarship each term.

Co-Curricular Awards: 

  • Ambassador
  • Athletic Training
  • Band
  • Cheer/Dance
  • Speech/Debate
  • Sports Management
  • Stunt Team
  • Team Manager
  • Theatre
  • Vocal
  • Writing

For information about scholarship opportunities in these activities, please contact the department/activity director directly.

Athletic scholarships are offered by Letter of Intent (LOI) in the following areas and are awarded by the individual teams.

Athletic Awards: 

  • Basketball (Men’s)
  • Basketball (Women’s)
  • Football
  • Golf (Men’s)
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

The ICC Foundation offers scholarships to students based on a variety of criteria. Students are encouraged to apply for ICC Foundation Scholarships to support their academic goals.

Information about ICC Foundation Scholarships and their scholarship brochure may be found here.

To apply online for ICC Foundation Scholarships, submit the online scholarship application to ICC.

Please note, ICC Foundation Scholarships require a Letter of Recommendation.

You must submit an online application for academic scholarships, ICC Foundation Scholarships and may submit an online application for co-curricular scholarships.

ICC ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

Scholarship Policies:

  • Scholarship priority deadlines: Fall-June 1st, Spring- November 1st, and Summer- April 1st. Scholarships will not be awarded after certification day each semester.  
  • Scholarship applications are good for one award year (August-July). Scholarships DO NOT automatically renew. A new scholarship application must be submitted every award year.
  • All scholarship recipients must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • High school and official college transcripts must be on file with ICC before the add/drop date each semester. It is the student's responsibility to ensure official transcripts have been sent to ICC. All records submitted become the property of ICC and will not be returned to the student. 
  • Awards offered without official transcripts submitted to ICC will be tentative. Final awards will be based on final cumulative GPA after transcripts are on file.
  • The cumulative, academic Grade Point Average (GPA) of all Academic & Co-curricular scholarship recipients will be evaluated each semester using the progress policy established by Academics. Recipients not meeting the campus-wide minimum GPA of 2.0 will forfeit their scholarships. 
  • If a student does not meet the scholarship and/or institutional requirements each semester, ICC reserves the right to revoke the scholarship award. If scholarships are revoked students will be notified by email by the Office of Student Financial Aid.
  • Academic scholarships are offered and awarded through the Office of Student Financial Aid. Scholarships are awarded based on the applicants academic GPA, ACT scores, SAT scores, GED test scores, or other approved high school equivalency exam. Applicants who wish to apply for an academic scholarship must submit a scholarship application. A tentative award will be offered to High School seniors based on 6th or 7th semester high school transcripts.
  • Students awarded an academic, athletic, or co-curricular scholarship who reside outside of a 50- mile radius of the institution, will be required to live in the residence halls and purchase room and board plan. Students wishing to be exempted from this policy must receive advance approval from the Vice President of Student Affairs. Approved requests will receive the original scholarship award. If request is not approved, and student chooses to live off campus, the scholarship award will be reduced to $500 per semester. International students who reside with host families are exempt from the 50-mile radius rule
  • Athletes who are competing with athletic teams are not eligible for foundation scholarships
  • International students are eligible for the out-of-state portion of the student’s tuition. Scholarships do not cover the full international amount of tuition. An exception is for International athletic students whose international amounts may be covered by the ICC Foundation.
  • New scholarships are requested through the Office of Student Financial Aid and approved by the President.
  • Scholarships offered by a Certificate award are redeemed by submitting the original certificate to the Office of Student Financial Aid, completing the scholarship application, and FAFSA. If the student would like to retain the original certificate, it will be marked “Redeemed” with the date it was redeemed. A photocopy will be maintained in the Office of Student Financial Aid and the original will be returned to the student.
  • All tuition scholarships include the use of textbooks
  • All scholarships may only be used toward the cost of tuition or ICC room and board. Scholarships DO NOT cover fees.
  • No scholarship awards may be combined or stacked except the Academic Athlete Award
  • Institutional scholarships are not available for students currently holding a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Students who have received Academic Renewal at ICC are not eligible for academic scholarships. Students who have defaulted on student loans are not eligible for scholarships.
  • First time award recipients in the Summer must maintain at least 6 credit hours, unless the student was Full-time in the Fall and Spring Semesters and received a scholarship. Full-Time Fall and Spring Students may use balance of the 36 credit hours and will be waived the 6-credit hour minimum.
  • Academic Scholarships, except Academic Excellence, are not available in the summer.
  • The In-District Scholarship cannot be applied along with a Federal PELL Grant; the student will receive either the In-District Scholarship or the PELL Grant, whichever is the higher award. 
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