Hoping for a scholarship? Keep your eyes on the prize. The SFCC Foundation has more than $245,000 in endowed scholarships to award this year. So keep up the good work, review the complete scholarships list and find out if you qualify.


Grants provide college funding based on financial need. The best part? You don’t have to pay them back. You can use these state and federal grants at SFCC; complete the FAFSA to see if you qualify.

For other grants, see

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at   SFCC’s federal school code is 007628

Student Employment

If you have financial need (and who doesn’t?), federal work-study provides part-time jobs so you can earn money for college expenses. It’s available whether you’re a full-time or part-time student. Check out employment opportunities for our students and apply. You must complete the FAFSA to determine eligibility.


Student loans are another way to help pay for college. SFCC offers two types of federal student direct loan programs and also offers private loans. Find out if you’re eligible, how much you can borrow and the best option for you.

For additional information, visit the Federal Student Aid website.

Missouri A+ Program

Missouri’s A+ program provides scholarship funds—translate: free SFCC tuition—if you graduated from an A+ designated high school and are eligible. For more information, check out the Missouri Department of Higher Education’s A+ Program website.

Have questions? Find answers in our A+ Frequently Asked Questions.

Payment Plan

Paying for a college education is a concern for nearly every student and family. Having a solid plan for covering the cost of college is an important step toward graduation. We’re pleased to provide a payment center to make the process easier for you. This is not a loan program. You have no debt, there are no interest or finance charges assessed, and there is no credit check. Click here for details and more information.

Fast Track

The Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is a new financial aid program for adults beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. The program addresses workforce needs by helping adults pursue a certificate, degree, or industry-recognized credential in an area designated as high need. More than 635 program areas have been designated as eligible. Click here for more details.

Free Dual-Credit Tuition

Missouri high school students who qualify for free or reduced lunches are eligible for free tuition on dual-credit courses taken at State Fair Community College. These courses may be taken online and/or onsite. Students may apply for dual-credit courses here. Additional questions about this program are available in the Dual-Credit Student Guidebook.

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