STC Scholarships

All Savannah Tech students are encouraged to apply

Applications will be accepted prior to each semester beginning the first of the month: June (fall), October (spring) and March (summer). Deadlines will vary. Fall applications are due August 9, 2020.

Use your STC student email prefix/password to apply online: 

Example: If your email is, then use “jdoe123” as your username.

Don’t wait to begin working on your application, which will require short essays and letters of recommendation. 

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books, and pre-approved academic-related supplies purchased at the Savannah Technical College Campus Shop only. Scholarship funds will not be distributed directly to the student.


  • Career Advancement Program Scholarship (CAP): Adult students who are returning to college to study in a new career field after life circumstances and responsibilities interrupted their original path to graduation. GPA 2.5. ($1,000 plus $500 for books)
  • HERO Toolbox Scholarship: covers required purchases of tools/equipment (award will be 25% of the total required by program or up to $100)
  • Opportunity Award Honoree Endowment Scholarship: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. 2.5 GPA. ($800)
  • Porter Pierpont Rotary International Scholarship: Given to an Associate Degree student with a full year of study remaining. Must demonstrate a significant commitment to community service. An interview is required. ($1,500)
  • STC Faculty & Staff Scholarship: Applicants must have completed at least 30 credit hours. 2.7 GPA. ($1,000)


  • Military Scholarship Assistance (overview)
  • Military Freedom Fund: Provides support for military-affiliated students including tuition, fees, books, and tools. Awards are based on need and eligibility as verified by Military Outreach Coordinator.
  • Landings Military Family Relief Fund/MYCAA Scholarship: Available to active duty spouses using MYCAA funds. Grant provided once MYCAA funds are no longer available to cover student’s tuition in their current program of study. Grants will be provided one semester at a time. Students should request the grant in the term prior to running out of MYCAA funds. Applications will be submitted to the Military Outreach Coordinator. Tuition only. 2.5 GPA (Up to $4,000/student)


  • Richard Henry Accounting Scholarship: Applicant must have completed 20 credit hours. Preference will be given to a student who is active in the community as a volunteer. 3.0 GPA ($500)


  • Brenda L. Rucker Champion Scholarship: Awarded to African American students, more than 50% through the instructional program. Programs of study: Aviation Technology, Precision Manufacturing, and Welding/Joining Technology. GPA 3.2. ($1,667)


  • Chef Jean Vendeville Culinary Scholarship: Applicant must have completed at least one semester for Culinary Arts/Baking & Pastry Arts. Preference will be given to students receiving no other financial aid. 3.5 GPA ($2,000)
  • Patrick Williams Memorial Scholarship: First semester or continuing Culinary Arts or Hospitality student with demonstrated academic success. 3.0 ($1,000)
  • Stephen Michael Kennedy Scholarship: Provides tools and uniforms for a first-semester Culinary Arts student. Essay required: what drives me to be a chef and the impact I intend to make ($500).


  • Automotive Technology Excellence Scholarship: The student has completed 15 semester hours in the Automotive Technology associate degree or diploma programs and must be pursuing a career in the automotive industry. 3.0 GPA ($1,000).
  • Brenda L. Rucker Champion Scholarship: Awarded to African American students, more than 50% through the instructional program. Programs of study: Aviation Technology, Precision Manufacturing, and Welding/Joining Technology. GPA 3.2. ($1,667)
  • Coastal Electric Foundation Scholarship: Student must be pursuing an associate degree. Must be receiving the HOPE Scholarship. Student must also be a resident of one of the following counties: McIntosh, Long, Bryan or Liberty. Award amount will match the amount student receives with HOPE Scholarship funds. 3.0+ GPA. (Varies)
  • Coastal Georgia NAWIC Women in Construction Scholarship: Female student studying in a construction-related field who has completed at least one semester in good standing with a declared major in one of these programs in diploma or associate degree programs. Merit and financial need; 250-word essay on why careers in construction are important for women. Personal interview required for finalists. Eligible programs: Air Conditioning, Construction, Drafting, Electrical Construction/Maintenance, Historic Preservation. 2.5 GPA ($1,000)
  • Haas Machine Tool Scholarship: Supports students in the Machine Tool Technology program who have completed at least one NIMS Certificate. ($1,000)
  • Manufacturers Education Foundation Scholarship: Applicant must be a Georgia resident enrolled in Industrial Systems/Mechatronics, Industrial Maintenance, Precision Manufacturing, or Machine Tool Technology. Must have 15 credit hours completed in their program of study. GPA 2.5+ (Up to $1,000)
  • Skylar Huggett Women in Welding Scholarship: Provides award for welding tools/equipment to a female welding student with the highest GPA (3.2 minimum) after completion of one semester of study at Savannah Technical College. Student is selected by the Welding & Joining department head based on academic performance. ($500)


  • CHSGa Practical Nursing Scholarship: The scholarship is open to  Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) students, upon formal admission, during their first term of study upon satisfactory completion of all requirements. LPN students are required to submit a 200-word essay that speaks to student character and their commitment to nursing. Funds aid students in the cost of tuition, books, supplies, and any other related educational expenses.


  • Michael Max Sacks Memorial Scholarship: Provides award to a veteran student studying in one of the paramedicine programs ($1,000)

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