Panola College offers a variety of scholarships

Scholarships are awarded based on merit, financial need (as determined by completing the FAFSA), educational background, or academic major. Current and prospective students are encouraged to complete the Endowed Scholarship application, which is available between February 1st - March 31st annually. By completing this application, students are considered for several scholarships. Other scholarships may become available throughout the year, each with its own application instructions, requirements, and deadlines.

General & Endowed Annual Scholarship Application

More than 150 endowed scholarships have been created through the generosity of alumni and friends of Panola College. They are awarded annually to students for various reasons based on merit, financial need (as determined by completing the FAFSA), educational background, or academic major.

Open Feb. 1 through March 31 annually, the endowed scholarship application is awarded for the following academic year. Many students compete for endowed scholarships each year. Current and prospective students are encouraged to complete the Endowed Scholarship application. By completing this application, students are considered for several scholarships.

Minimum requirements:

  • 2.0 grade point average (GPA)

  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours

  • Individual endowments may have additional requirements

Reminders:

  • Dual credit and continuing education students are not eligible to receive endowed academic scholarships. 

  • We are only able to contact applicants who are awarded a scholarship.

  • Recipients will be contacted by the email provided in their application. 

 

JumpStart Scholarship

The JumpStart Scholarship is designed to offer you the opportunity to take one free class of your choice during the 2022 summer I 5-week term to help begin your college career or help you return if you had to pause your education due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The scholarship will cover the cost of one course (up to $500) in the upcoming Summer I five-week term, which begins May 31, 2022.

TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE JUMPSTART SCHOLARSHIP, A STUDENT MUST:

  • Enroll in the Summer I five-week term
  • Not have been enrolled in the Spring 2022 semester at Panola College
  • Have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic

 

Workforce Scholarship

Scholarships are available for the following Workforce programs: 

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • Dental Assisting
  • EKG Technician
  • Medication Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Truck Driving

Scholarship applications must be received two weeks prior to the start date.

 

Reskilling Scholarship

The Reskilling Scholarship is available to provide financial aid to Texas students who are enrolled in a qualified post-secondary degree or certificate program and have experienced hardships caused by the COVID19 pandemic.

To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have filed the FAFSA
  • Must be a Texas resident
  • Must be Title IV eligible
  • Must not be previously enrolled in College in the last semester
  • Must not have graduated high school in the last semester
  • Must have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Be enrolled in an eligible academic degree program or workforce credential program on either a full-time or part-time basis 
  • Must be enrolling in one of the programs below:

    • Associate Degree Nursing
    • Vocational Nursing
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant
    • Health Information Technology
    • Medical Laboratory Technology
    • Medical Coding
    • Medical Assisting
    • EMT/Paramedic
    • Residential/Commercial Electrician
    • Electrical and Instrumentation
    • Maintenance Technician
    • Natural Gas Compression
    • Petroleum Technology
    • Heating/Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Basic Welding
    • Intermediate Welding
    • Welding Technology
    • Certified Nurse Aide
    • Dental Assisting
    • EKG Technician
    • Phlebotomy
    • Pharmacy Tech
    • Truck Driving

If awarded, these scholarship funds may be applied only after all other grants and scholarships you may have received.

 

Patient Care Technician Scholarship Application

Eligibility Requirements for Patient Care Technician Scholarship Application

TO BE ELIGIBLE, STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have filed the FAFSA
  • Must be a Texas resident
  • Must be Title IV eligible
  • Must have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic


MUST BE ENROLLING IN THE PROGRAM BELOW:

  • Patient Care Technician

Fine & Performing Arts Scholarships

Panola College offers scholarships for students interested in participating in drama, vocal, and instrumental.

 

For more information about establishing a scholarship, visit our Endowment page.