Scholarships at J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College offers a variety of scholarships through the college, industry and educational partners.  The college strives to ensure the information contained here is maintained, but often other opportunities are available through the financial aid office for short term or supplemental programs.  Please visit the Office of Financial Aid in 703 for additional information.


J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College 
Institutional Scholarships & Eligibility Requirements

  • This scholarship covers the total cost of tuition and is renewed each semester as long as the student meets GPA and attendance requirements. 

    Priority deadlines for application are as follows:
    March 22 - New & Returning Students for Summer Term
    July 12 - New & Returning Students for Fall Semester

  • This scholarship covers one-half (50 percent) of the cost of tuition and fees and is renewed each semester as long as the student meets GPA and attendance requirements.

    Application deadline: March 15

    • Must meet admission requirements 
    • Must provide high school or official college transcript 
    • Must have letter of reference from a school/college official (principal, counselor or instructor) 
    • Must be enrolled for 12 hours each semester 
    • Must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale 
    • High school graduates and transfer students are eligible 
  • This is a state funded tuition waiver available each term to students in attendance who are Alabama residents, 60 years of age or older, and who meet the general admission standards of the institution, any specific admission standards established for a program of study, and any specific admission standards for a course, including pre-requisites. 

    The scholarship/waiver is restricted to credit courses on a space available basis and is limited to tuition only. Required institutional fees and other expenses, including lab fees, books and supplies, are the responsibility of the student.  

    Click here to download the Senior Adult Citizen Scholarship Program Waiver