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Scholarship Application Deadline Approaches at CCC

February 08, 2018

Central Community College has set March 1 as its deadline for new and returning students who want to apply for scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year.

Students are encouraged to apply online by going to Applicants must register to create an account.

Students who are interested in federal financial aid for the 2018-19 academic year must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at They should use the “Link to IRS” option when reporting their 2017 income. This option can be used two to three weeks after the tax return has been filed with the IRS and can simplify the process substantially.

During 2016-17, CCC students received more than $15 million in financial assistance from all funding sources, including $2,785,766 in institutional and external scholarships. During that year, 3,650 students received an average financial aid award of $4,113 including student loans.

For more information, contact the financial aid offices at the Columbus Campus, (402) 562-1290; at the Grand Island Campus, (308) 398-7409; or at the Hastings Campus, (402) 461-2413. Individuals living in Nebraska can call the college toll-free at 1-877-222-0780.