Applications for 2014 scholarships and financial aid at SSC now available

2014-02-12T00:00:00Z Applications for 2014 scholarships and financial aid at SSC now availableFor The Times nwitimes.com
February 12, 2014 12:00 am  • 

SOUTH HOLLAND | The South Suburban College Foundation 2014 scholarship books and applications are now available in the President’s Office (Room 2134), the Financial Aid Office (Room 2355) and online at www.ssc.edu/foundation.

The SSC Financial Aid Office is also encouraging all prospective and current students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, soon to increase opportunities for funding assistance, visit www.fafsa.gov using school code 001769.

The primary SSC scholarship application deadline is March 28 while graduating high school seniors can continue to apply for “SSCF High School Scholarships” and “SSC Board of Trustees Scholarships” throughout the spring and summer months. The scholarships may be used for next summer, fall and spring semesters at SSC. The application process is a simple one that only requires a completed scholarship application, one letter of recommendation, a short essay, and a copy of the applicant’s high school or college transcripts.

A wide range of scholarships are offered for incoming high school students, current SSC students, and returning adults with qualifications that may be related to academic achievement, community involvement, place of residence, program interest, and much more. Last year the SSCF awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships and has now awarded more than $1.5 million since 1989. In addition, SSC offers a variety of tuition waivers.

For more information, call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2463, or email foundation@ssc.edu. South Suburban College’s Main Campus is at 15800 S. State St. SSC’s Oak Forest Center is at 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest.

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