Merit and DC to Finish Scholarship | SKYCTC

Merit and DC to Finish Scholarship

The tuition cost at SKYCTC is the lowest tuition in the state. This scholarship, combined with other state and federal aid you receive, may cover all or most of your tuition at SKYCTC.

Merit Scholarship
High School GPA Merit Award
4.00 $4,000
3.5 - 3.99 $3,000
3.0 - 3.49 $2,000
2.5 - 2.99 $1,000
  • The scholarship is for incoming first-time first-year students.
  • The scholarship must be activated within 12 months of high school graduation and is not available to transfer students.
  • The award is an annual amount dispersed in the fall and spring terms.
    • Example: A Merit Award of $4,000 will be dispersed as $2,000 for the fall semester and $2,000 for the spring semester. 
  • The SKY Merit Scholarship is available to those who meet the high school GPA requirements.
  • The scholarship is renewable for a total of four consecutive semesters (excluding the summer semester) or until the completion of an associate degree, whichever comes first.
  • A student’s SKYCTC GPA will be used to determine eligibility for the renewal award. The renewal award cannot exceed the initial award amount.
  • A student must successfully complete at least 24 credit hours of SKYCTC courses per academic year to renew the award.

If you have questions, contact our admissions team at SKY-Admission@kctcs.edu.

DC to finish scholarhip

The DC to Finish Scholarship is the top-tier of the SKYCTC’s merit scholarships and provides $5,000 per academic year to students who complete nine or more SKYCTC dual credit hours with a SKYCTC GPA of 3.0 or better.

DC to Finish Scholarship Criteria
SKYCTC Dual Credit Hours Completed GPA Award
9 or more 3.00 or higher $5,000
  • The DC to Finish Scholarship is available to those who have taken nine or more SKYCTC dual credit classes and have a 3.0 GPA or better in those classes.
  • The scholarship is for incoming first-time first-year students.
  • The award is an annual amount dispersed as $2,500 for the fall term and $2,500 for the spring term.
  • The scholarship must be activated within 12 months of high school graduation and is not available to transfer students.
  • The scholarship is renewable for a total of four consecutive semesters (excluding the summer semester) or until the completion of an associate degree, whichever comes first.
  • A student must successfully complete at least 24 credit hours of SKYCTC courses per academic year to renew the award.
  • The scholarship is contingent on maintaining a 3.0 or higher GPA in SKYCTC classes.
  • This scholarship cannot be combined with the SKY Merit scholarships.

If you have questions, contact our Dual Credit team at SKY-DualCredit@kctcs.edu.