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Scholarship Opportunities 

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Members of the WSCC Alumni Association and/or their dependents are eligible for these exclusive scholarships. 

Lion Leader Ambassador Program

The Wallace State Lion Leader Program is comprised of outstanding students desiring leadership development. The Lion Leaders represent the College in many capacities at both on- and off-campus events and activities.This position is one of high-esteem and a source of self-enrichment as these students strive to be role models within the College and community.
Applications are completed through the Future Foundation application process which is open online every Spring. 

“The Lion Leader program has impacted me in countless ways during my time at Wallace State. I have been able to experience and contribute to the high profile events the Future Foundation host and plan. This has given me the chance to network with people that I normally would not be able to encounter, and it has provided me with a newfound confidence when having conversations with people I meet. I have been able to work alongside other Lion Leaders, and develop friendships that I will cherish.  Due to the Lion Leader Program, I have had many opportunities come my way, and for that I am forever grateful!” - Jayleigh Tawbush, 2018-2020 Lion Leader

Benefits

  • A $500 scholarship each semester (each student must volunteer a minimum of 20 hours each semester during fall and spring semesters)
  • Development of personal growth, self-esteem, and leadership skills
  • Unparalleled experience in public relations, event planning and execution
  • The opportunity to network with community and civic leaders in order to build a resume and contacts
  • Being known as a campus leader with occasions to engage with, and learn from, faculty and staff

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Must be a currently admitted WSCC student and enrolled by the fall semester
  • Must be in good academic standing with a 2.75 or higher GPA (WSCC or high school)
  • Must complete the Lion Leader Application Packet and interview process
  • Alumni Association Members and their dependents receive priority for positions
  • Dedication to the organization and ability to commit required hours
  • Sincere desire to represent WSCC and to be a student leader
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of situations
  • Ability to make a positive first impression and to work well with others
  • Responsibility, dependability, and enthusiasm

Alumni Transfer Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student(s) who is transferring to a four-year institution upon graduating from Wallace State. One of more scholarship as a minimum of $1,000 will be awarded, depending upon funds available. Requirements include: a minimum of 3.0 GPA and must be a member of the Student Alumni Association or be a dependent of an Alumni Association member. 

Applications are completed through the Future Foundation application process which is open online every Spring.

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Gloria Williams Community Service Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded in May to the student who completes the most volunteer/community service hours during the Fall and Spring semesters. The student must be a member of the Student Alumni Association and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Hours must be worked with a non-profit organization and cannot be earned under a family member, a for-profit organization or religious event. Student Alumni members will receive a form to log their hours. The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000.