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We believe college should be affordable and within reach. That’s why we offer dozens of scholarships that may lower – or even completely cover – your college costs. To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the FAFSA® and any scholarship-specific applications. Reach out to us to learn more!


Featured Scholarships

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Johnson Foundation Scholarship

Allied Health Tuition & Fees Assistance:
WCJC has partnered with the M.G. and Lillie Johnson Foundation to provide tuition and fees assistance for students enrolled in select Allied Health programs. No application is necessary but you must complete the FAFSA® to be eligible.
Nursing and Vocational Programs:
Apply for scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, need, demographics, or career focus. Application deadline: July 31st
For Graduating Seniors:
The WCJC Foundation provides scholarships to students in need of financial assistance to attend WCJC. The goal is to provide financial assistance to help students matriculate in the most expedient manner possible, culminating in students either transferring to a four-year college or taking their place in the workforce. Application deadline: April 12, 2024. Visit the WCJC Foundation website for full details.
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Determine if you qualify for Federal Financial Assistance

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

WCJC offers a variety of scholarships, many of which are made possible through generous donations. To learn more about these scholarships, contact WCJC Financial Aid at
  • WCJC Foundation Scholarship
      • The $4,000 awards will be divided between two subsequent academic years; $2,000 for AY2025 and $2,000 for AY2026.
      • Students must be a graduating high school senior from Boling HS, East Bernard HS, El Campo HS, Louise HS, Needville HS, Matagorda County high schools, or Fort Bend County high schools.
      • Full details can be found on the WCJC Foundation website.

Apply by the July 31st deadline:

  • Chevron Phillips Process Technology Scholarship
      • Be either female or demonstrate financial need
      • Enroll in the Process Technology AAS/Certificate program for a minimum of 6 credit hours
      • Maintain 2.75 GPA
      • Award amounts vary from $500 to $1,000
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Vocational Technical Scholarship - WCJC has partnered with the HLSR to provide scholarships for students enrolled in declared vocational programs. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students in covering some of the costs of their education while gaining the skills needed to find employment in the Houston job market. 
      • Scholarship funding is disbursed in equal amounts for subsequent semesters as long as the student meets the required criteria
      • Students must be a U.S. Citizen and Texas resident
      • Maintain a 2.0 GPA
      • Be enrolled in: Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration, & Electrical Technology Certificate; Automotive Certificate/AAS; Engineering Design AAS; Manufacturing Technology; Nuclear Power Technology; Process Technology AAS; or Welding Technology Certificate program
  • Johnson Foundation Scholarship - WCJC has partnered with the M.G. and Lillie Johnson Foundation to provide tuition and fees assistance for students enrolled in select Allied Health programs 
      • No application is necessary
      • Student must complete the FAFSA® to be eligible
  • Phillips 66 Scholarship
      • Be either female, a first generation student, or demonstrate financial need
      • Student must enroll in at least 9 hours in the Electronics  Engineering Technology, Nuclear Power Technology, or Process Technology AAS program
      • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Texasgulf Federal Credit Union Scholarship
      • Student must enroll in Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration, and Electrical Technology; Automotive Technology; Manufacturing Technology; Process Technology; Welding Technology; Associate Degree Nursing; Dental Hygiene; or Licensed Vocational Nursing program
      • Ten (10) $500 scholarships will be awarded for the fall semester
  • Sister Mary Alma Pilarski Nursing Scholarship - this was given to WCJC in memory of this exemplary and inspiring nursing educator and leader by her grand-niece Carol M. Ashton M.D., M.P.H. of Blessing, Texas. It is hoped that the scholarship, given to support second-year students in the WCJC Associate Degree Nursing Program, will encourage recipients to serve the health care needs of rural communities and/or to launch a career in nursing education. 
      • Be currently enrolled in the WCJC Associate Degree Nursing program, with at least 18 credit hours of RNSG classes complete as of the start of the fall semester
      • Student must be in his/her final year of the program
      • Display financial need through the completion of the Federal Financial Aid verification process
      • Achieve and maintain a successful Satisfactory Academic Progress status
      • Display, through previous volunteer, internship, and/or work activities, a responsiveness to the health needs of rural communities
      • Indicate, in an essay, the intention to pursue a career in nursing education, the reasons for the career choice, and the plans for achieving milestones on the path to that goal

Explore WCJC Endowed Scholarships 

      • Award amounts vary
      • Find complete information for our 70+ endowed scholarships
      • Application opens October 1st for the 2025-2026 year