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. The scholarship will pay for one academic course in the fall semester and one 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, fees, and books for career-technical courses only. 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 coordinator.
Workforce Investment Act Youth In-School Funding Scholarship
This scholarship opportunity provides funding for students who may not have the means to pay tuition or buy books for dual enrollment. The program is available only to 12th grade students. A 2.5 GPA or higher is required to enroll in career-technical courses and a 3.0 GPA or higher is required to enroll in academic courses. Eligible students must be economically disadvantaged with eligibility determined by the local Alabama Career Center. Interested students should complete the enrollment process at Wallace Community College and then will be referred to the local Career Center for scholarship eligibility. This scholarship will pay tuition, fees, tools, and books for any coursework leading to a certificate or degree at Wallace Community College in several high-demand, highly-skilled careers.