State Sponsored Grants and Scholarships

Salt Lake Community College has received funding from the State of Utah to support Utah residents financially as they pursue their educational goals. Descriptions of these funds, their purpose, and applications are outlined below. Questions about the application process should be directed to the Scholarship team at the Financial Aid Office on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus, or they may be emailed to scholarships@slcc.edu.

Educational Reengagement Scholarship

The Educational Reengagement Scholarship Program provides one-year assistance for Utahns who had their education interrupted or who need financial assistance to persist toward the completion of a post-secondary certificate or degree. This state-sponsored grant program will cover tuition and fees for students in programs other than General Studies at Salt Lake Community College. Students must complete the 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for the upcoming academic year.

Complete the application below to be considered for the Educational Reengagement Scholarship.

Educational Reengagement Scholarship Program Application

Talent Development Award

The Talent Development Award Program is intended to recruit and train Utahns for high demand, high wage jobs. This state-sponsored grant program will cover tuition and fees for students in the Computer Sciences and Information Systems program at Salt Lake Community College. Students must complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA to be eligible for the upcoming academic year.

Complete the application below to be considered for the Talent Development Grant.

Talent Development Award Program Application

Adult Learner Grant

The Adult Learner Grant Program is intended to provide financial assistance for adult learners (defined as 26 years of age or older) pursuing an online degree at Salt Lake Community College. This state-sponsored grant program will cover tuition and fees for Utahns in the Online Business program. Students must complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA and be Pell Grant eligible to qualify for the upcoming academic year.

Complete the application below to be considered for the Adult Learner Grant.

Adult Learner Grant Program Application

Public Safety Officer Career Advancement

The Public Safety Officer Career Advancement Grant (PSOCAG) Program is a state-funded tuition grant program for certified peace officers currently employed by a Utah law enforcement agency and seeking a post-secondary degree in a criminal justice related program at Salt Lake Community College. This program will cover a portion of tuition and fees in the Criminal Justice program. Students must complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA to qualify for the upcoming academic year.

In addition to being a requirement for PSOCAG, the FAFSA allows students to access additional federal, institutional, and state funding to finance your education.

Salt Lake Community College receives a limited amount of funding for the PSOCAG Program. Award amounts are subject to funding available from the State of Utah and may be reduced in future years.

Complete the application below to be considered for the Public Safety Officer Career Advancement Grant.

Public Safety Officer Career Advancement Grant (PSOCAG) Program Application