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All students who receive scholarship awards must submit a request for the funding to be applied to the tuition and fee charges. The entire balance must be paid before the published payment due date as listed in the printed Registration Guide.


All scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year have been awarded. The scholarship application for the 2024-2025 academic year will open on January 1, 2024. The deadline for the Shelton State Community College, Alumni Association, and Foundation scholarship application for the 2024-2025 academic year is March 1, 2024, at 12:00 p.m.


Note: Students are encouraged to submit admission applications prior to February 28, 2024. Application processing may take up to 72 business hours to activate your myShelton email and Student ID Number (A#). After your application is processed, you can find this information on your application portal at


Note: Students must activate their myShelton email account before applying for scholarships. To activate, click here for more information.

Shelton State Community College Scholarships

The 2024-2025 Scholarship application period will end on March 1, 2024, at 12:00 p.m. Please review the 2024-2025 Institutional Scholarship Application information below for items needed to complete the scholarship application and how to apply. For questions regarding the scholarship process, please email


2024-2025 Institutional Scholarship Application Information

2024-2025 Institutional Scholarships

Summer 2024 Institutional Scholarship Information

Institutional Scholarship Appeal Form


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      enter your myShelton email address.
    • If you have forgotten your password, click on “Forgot Password
  2. Go to your myShelton email and find the “AwardSpring Password Reset” email. Click on “Reset Password”.

Senior Adult Scholarship Program

Students meeting institutional admission requirements, who are 60 years of age or older, are eligible for the Senior Adult Scholarship Program, which covers tuition only. The scholarship can be used for transitional and credit courses. Scholarships are limited based on space availability.


Click here for the Senior Adult Scholarship Form.


For more information on institutional scholarships, please contact the
Scholarship Office at

ACCS and AAMA (Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association) have an EXCELLENT opportunity that essentially pays for all tuition, fees and books for 50 students interested in the automotive manufacturing industry. A total of 40 college students and 10 high school students with a minimum 2.5 GPA will be awarded an annual $3,600 scholarship (split per semester) to pursue a technical education certificate or associate degree to prepare for the field.  To learn more, visit AAMA Scholarship.


Applicants must have a declared major in one of the approved scholarship related programs:


  • Automotive Manufacturing Technology
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Computer Numerical Control
  • Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Electronics Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Injection Molding
  • Logistics
  • Machine Shop/Tool Technology
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Mechanical Design Technology
  • Mechatronics Welding Technology
  • Other Automotive Related Programs May be Considered


To apply, obtain more information, and see which majors will count, visit AAMA Scholarship Application. Students will need the following:

  • Completed application
  • Maximum 500-word essay on why he or she wants to work in Alabama’s automotive industry
  • One signed reference letter
  • Unofficial college or high school transcript
  • Headshot photo

Apply now for the Perkins Scholarship with Shelton State. Numerous scholarships will be awarded. Interested students must complete the scholarship application, the College admission application (if not already submitted or enrolled), and plan to enroll in a nontraditional career as defined below.



The term Nontraditional Careers refers to occupations or fields of work, including careers in computer science, technology, and other emerging high skill occupations; in which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25 percent of the individuals employed in an occupation or field of work. The percentage of Career Technical Education (CTE) concentrators in CTE programs, and programs of study, that lead to Nontraditional Careers is a core indicator of performance for the Federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) accountability.


Female Nontraditional careers are occupations in which less than 25 percent of individuals employed are female.
Male Nontraditional careers are occupations in which less than 25 percent of the individuals employed are male.


The program and nontraditional gender needs to be listed on the website, along with items needed to complete the scholarship application.

  • Shelton State Community College application for admission
  • Shelton State Community College myShelton A# (User ID)
  • myShelton email address


Applications will be accepted through July 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

Apply Now!


Program of Instruction Nontraditional by Gender
Electrical Technology F
Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Technology F
Modern Manufacturing F
Automotive Mechanics F
Business Office Administration M
Child Development M
Computer Science F
Culinary Arts F
Diesel Mechanics F
Engineering Graphics & Design Technology F
Health Information Technology M
Nursing Assistant M
Industrial Electronics Technology F
Machine Tool Technology F
Practical Nursing M
Computerized Numerical Control F
Respiratory Therapist M
Salon and Spa Management M
Welding F
Associate Degree Nursing M

Shelton State Community College Foundation Scholarships

The Shelton State Community College Foundation provides a number of scholarships for students enrolling at Shelton State Community College. Scholarships are typically offered for an academic year beginning in the fall semester. Awarded scholarships are available for use for the fall, spring, and summer terms. To learn more, visit SSCC Foundation Scholarships.


Summer 2024 – Fall 2024 – Spring 2025 – Summer 2025

Scholarship Application Will Open on January 23, 2024, at 8:00 a.m.

Scholarship Application Deadline is March 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

Transfer Scholarships

Four-year colleges and universities are waiting to hear from you!  Click transfer information to learn more about admission and scholarships at four-year schools in the southeast.


The first step in applying for many transfer scholarships is submission of your college admission application.  Your admission application should be submitted prior to scholarship deadlines.  Though most transfer scholarship deadlines are in early March, you are encouraged to contact each institution for individual deadline dates.  Additionally, transfer scholarships often require transcripts or letters of recommendation.  If requesting additional information from your current instructor or advisor, please make your request as soon as possible.  Apply early and for all transfer scholarships for which you are eligible.


Stillman College Scholarship Application Instructions

Stillman College Scholarship Application

Middle Tennessee State Scholarship


If awarded a transfer scholarship, Shelton State Community College wants to honor your accomplishment.  Please notify Dr. Kevin Windham at, and include all important information concerning your award.

External Scholarships

External scholarships are offered by outside organizations and are not affiliated with Shelton State Community College. The College does not endorse or administer these scholarships; they are independently provided by external entities. It is important to thoroughly investigate each opportunity and apply at your own discretion. For questions or additional information about these external opportunities, refer to the information on each website. To have your scholarship opportunity added to the website, email


To see a list of available scholarships, visit External Scholarships.