Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded by the College's review committee with a process that gives students the greatest change of receiving scholarship funds. All students follow the same application process. Students will not apply to specific scholarships. Scholarships are applied for the following academic year during the spring semester.

Each student will be notified when they are awarded a scholarship or if they were not selected to receive a scholarship. The awards will be placed on the student’s account prior to the beginning of the fall semester. If a student is selected for a scholarship, they must submit a thank you letter for their donor, in order to receive the scholarship. If a thank you letter is not received, the scholarship will be removed from the student’s account. All scholarship recipients must attend the scholarship breakfast in October 2020, to engage with their donor.

The application period for 2020-2021 scholarships is Monday, March 16 – Friday, April 24, 2020.

A complete list of scholarships and their criteria can be found on the AcademicWorks website.

Application Steps

  1. Visit AcademicWorks.com, and login using your normal Durham Tech login and password.
  2.  Fill out the general application to the best of your knowledge and abilities. If you want consideration for “need based” scholarships you must submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  3. Once you submit the general application, you should be all done! If you invite a staff or faculty for a recommendation, AcademicWorks will automatically send an email and link with instructions.
  4. You can monitor progress on scholarship opportunities and recommendation submissions through AcademicWorks.
     

View a video tutorial of the application steps

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