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Scholarships

Scholarships available for dual enrollment students include:

Wiregrass Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship, provided through the Wiregrass Foundation, is open to seniors in the Dothan City Schools System (Dothan High, Northview High) and Houston County Schools System (Ashford High, Cottonwood High, Houston County High, Rehobeth High, and Wicksburg High). Seniors must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and receive free or reduced lunch in order to be eligible. A letter of recommendation is also required and/or the scholarship verification form must be completed. The scholarship will pay for one 3 credit hour academic course in the fall semester and one 3 credit hour academic course in the spring semester. Books are not included as part of the scholarship. Eligible students should contact their high school counselor or the Wallace Community College dual enrollment coordinator.

Workforce Development Grant Scholarship

This scholarship is provided through the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development to give area students a head start in several high demand careers. The scholarship will pay tuition and fees for career-technical courses only.  Textbooks are available for many of the approved CTE programs for dual enrollment student use ON LOAN from the instructor when funding permits.  The funding budget for this scholarship varies from year to year, but it is an excellent avenue to obtain career-ready skills while still in high school. For more information, contact your high school counselor or the Wallace Community College dual enrollment office at dualenrollment@wallace.edu. Currently these funds only cover courses on the Funded List when available.  The courses include:  Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Computer Science, Drafting, Electrical Technology, Industrial Maintenance, Emergency Medical Service Basic (EMS),  and Medical Assisting, Office Administration, and Welding.