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Apply Now For 2016 Scholarships and Financial Aid at South Suburban College

2/24/2016, 12:02 p.m.
The South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) 2016 Scholarship Books and Applications are now available in the President’s Office (Room 2134), ...

The South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) 2016 Scholarship Books and Applications are now available in the President’s Office (Room 2134), the Financial Aid Office (2355) and online at www.ssc.edu/foundation.

The SSC Financial Aid Office is also encouraging all prospective and current students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) soon to increase opportunities for funding assistance; visit www.fafsa.gov using school code 001769.

The primary SSC scholarship application deadline is Monday, March 28, 2016, while graduating high school seniors can continue to apply for “SSCF High School Scholarships” and “SSC Board of Trustees Scholarships” throughout the spring and summer months.

The scholarships may be used during the 2016 summer, 2016 fall and 2017 spring semesters at SSC. The application process is a simple one that only requires a completed scholarship application, one letter of recommendation, a short essay, and a copy of the applicant’s high school or (unofficial) college transcripts.

A wide range of scholarships are offered with qualifications that may be related to academic achievement, community involvement, place of residence, program interest, and much more. Last year the SSCF awarded over $100,000 in scholarships and has now awarded over $1.6 million since 1989.

In addition, SSC offers a “Free Class” tuition waiver to first time credit students of all ages for fall or spring semesters with the following restrictions.

· Reside within South Suburban College District 510

· Qualify for Lake County, IN or Chicago Regional rates

· Work for an employer within South Suburban College District 510

For more information, please call (708) 596-2000, ext. 2463, or email foundation@ssc.edu. South Suburban College’s Main Campus is located at 15800 S. State St., South Holland, Illinois. SSC’s Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 S. Kilbourn, Oak Forest, Illinois.