The Big Bend Community College 2021-22 online scholarship application will close March 15, 2021. Current and future students can apply to all internal BBCC scholarships with a single application through our AwardSpring online system.
There are six(6) sections to the application: General Information, Qualification Questions, Transcripts, Recommendations, Essay Questions, and Feedback. You will need to complete each section to submit your application. In addition to questions and essays, the application must include an unofficial electronic transcript(s) and one(1) completed recommendation. More details on how to complete these tasks can be found within the application. This application is for BBCC scholarships and does not include external scholarships.
Work-Study” is money earned through employment. In order to qualify, you must qualify for financial aid. Students are eligible for part-time work (up to 16 hours per week).
Students who have been discharged from the military or who are in the selected reserves may be eligible for money for school from the Veteran’s Affairs department. There is an application process, and the student must be enrolled in an approved program. The VA Coordinator will send certification of credits enrolled for each quarter to the VA.
Big Bend Community College also has emergency funding available to assist students who are experiencing a financial hardship unrelated to COVID-19 or who may not qualify for CARES/HEERF funding.
Please use the application link below to apply for emergency funding if you are currently facing a financial hardship. This funding supports students with expenses including technology, course materials, and living expenses.
Note: The link below will take you to a Google form. You do not need a Google email account to complete the form, but you will need to provide your email address to log in. Please check your email after submitting the application as this will be the way we will communicate with you if additional information is required. Your award notification or your denial notification will also be communicated this way.
Currently, the timeline for the committee to review and award applications is 5-10 business days. If you have questions, please email CaresAct@bigbend.edu.