TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Tallahassee Community College has two new programs to help students get ahead in their college careers and they're both free!
The first program, called the Summer Scholar Program, is open to new high school graduates while the other, the Summer JumpStart Program, is for rising juniors and seniors.
Eligible high school graduates can earn up to six credit hours and will get a textbook stipend. The program targets graduated seniors who are planning to attend TCC as freshman in the fall to begin their college career.
To be eligible for the program, recent grads must meet the following criteria:
To apply, students should submit the Summer Scholars Program Application and their unofficial high school transcript reflecting 3.0 GPA, or college level ACT/SAT scores to Christen Givens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to submit the Summer Scholars Program Application and all supporting documents is Wednesday, June 3.
The Summer JumpStart Program is for new, dual enrollment students in Leon, Gadsden or Wakulla counties who want to get a head start on their college career.
Through the program, students will have an opportunity to identify a potential career pathway based on the student's strengths, interests and values and may choose to take any of the following classes via TCC Live during the June Express session: ENC1101, AMH2020, SLS1510, POS1041, MAT1033 and GEB1011.
To be eligible for the program, students must meet the following criteria:
To apply, students should contact their high school guidance counselor for instructions. The deadline to submit the application and all supporting documentation for the Summer JumpStart Program is Tuesday, June 9.
For more information about both programs, click here.