Explore the STLCC Foundation's database of scholarships
Students can apply for foundation scholarships directly through their campus financial aid offices. These funds are made possible by the generosity of donors to the St. Louis Community College Foundation.
Here are just a couple of directory titles available at STLCC campus libraries in the reference collection. Browse the 378.3 - 378.73 call number area for other college and financial aid directories.
Click on the subject heading Scholarships -- United States -- Directories to see a list of books and ebooks in the Library Catalog.
Begin in the STLCC Catalog to find books in the library. The two basic methods for searching are the keyword and the subject searches. The subject search is somewhat misleading--it only searches for subjects as defined by the Library of Congress. Because most library users are not familiar with the official Library of Congress Subject Headings, it is often a good idea to begin with a keyword search. Some examples of keyword searches include
NOTE: Use the connector "and" to separate distinct concepts in your search. Use the connector "or" to separate synonyms in your search. Use the truncation symbol * to find varient words
Results from your keyword searches will help you identify appropriate subject headings. Below are just a few examples of subject headings you will find in the STLCC Catalog.
FAFSA makes changes, hoping more students will utilize funds, PBS Newshour video: Federal financial aid for college is often underutilized due to the complexity of required paperwork; however, 90% of students who do complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) enroll in school. This year (2016), the FAFSA is being streamlined in the hope of increasing participation. The National College Access Network provides resources for Filling out FAFSA.
St. Louis Community College provides a comprehensive financial aid program funded by federal, state and private agencies. Aid awards fall into four categories: grants, scholarships, loans and work. Most aid is awarded on the basis of financial need. However, excellent academic ability and talents are recognized through the college's and other scholarship programs. Visit the STLCC Financial Aid web page to help you understand the programs, policies and procedures pertaining to financial aid at St. Louis Community College.
Federal Financial Aid Overview
Applying for Financial Aid
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Apply for financial aid each year
Applications become available in January
Complete FAFSA online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
Institution will have results within 2-3 days
STLCC FAFSA School Code is 002469
Before applying, read this first! See:
STLCC Financial Aid - Applying for Aid
Steps to Financial Aid at STLCC
–Complete (FAFSA), listing STLCC school code (002469)
–Apply for admission to the college
–Request all college transcripts
–Obtain "Regular Status"—
•Admitted as degree-seeking/certificate program in an "Eligible Program" of study
•"Eligible Program" – is one that meets requirements of instruction time and is approved by Department of Education
Financial Aid Checklist:
•Have all transcripts evaluated
•Follow up with Financial Aid Office Early (mid April)
•Register for classes
•Obtain and Activate STLCC OneCard
•Follow through with "Tracking Letter" requirements
•Submit Academic Audit and Coded registration forms
St. Louis Community College Libraries
Florissant Valley Campus Library
Forest Park Campus Library
Meramec Campus Library
Wildwood Campus Library