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.

The application period for 2019-2020 scholarships is Friday, March 15 – Monday, April 15, 2019.

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

Application Steps

1.    Visit, 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

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.


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