High School Scholarship Award


Applicable Programs: All certificate, diploma, and degree programs of study

Spring 2017 high school graduates who apply for admission to Vista College and enroll in the May 2017 or June 2017 class starts also may apply for the Vista College High School Scholarship. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must complete the requirements outlined below, then must start school and pass the first five weeks of the program.



$1000 Vista College Scholarship available
(Scholarships can be disbursed as needed between the May and June class term)



If awarded a scholarship, tuition charges will be reduced by $1000. Essays must be submitted to the Vista College High School Scholarship website no later than midnight, May 21, 2017 for the May class term, and midnight, June 25, 2017 for the June class term.

All required documents included below must be submitted to the Campus Scholarship Committee by midnight of the third class day of the applicable term. For each class start, award recipients will be notified after the first five weeks are complete and grades have been assigned.



Applicants for the scholarship must submit the following information.

  • Enroll into a Vista College certificate, diploma or degree program for the May or June 2017 class term.
  • Write a minimum 250-word essay on “Why I Chose Vista College to Pursue My Program of Study”, and submit using the scholarship link (see deadlines above.)
  • Achieve a cumulative 2.5 GPA or 80% grade average for the Senior high school year (verified with the official transcript.)
  • Provide proof of high school graduation (verified with the official transcript) by midnight of the third day of the applicable class term.
  • Successfully complete initial financial aid requirements by midnight of the third day of the applicable class term.

This scholarship award does not meet the criteria of the Matching Scholarship Program. The award amount will be reduced if it creates a credit balance for the student.

The scholarship essay entries will go into a queue folder per campus to be reviewed by the Campus Scholarship Committee which comprises of the Campus Director, Director of Financial Aid (DFA) and Director of Education (DOE) at each campus. If campus does not have a DFA or DOE, the Campus Director will select a non-TWC licensed campus representative to be part of the Campus Scholarship Committee to make final determinations.

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