The Collin College Foundation is accepting applications for the 2015-16 academic year. Multiple scholarships are available, including the new “What Collin College Means to Me” video contest scholarship.

Awards typically range from $500 to $1,250 and may be used to pay tuition, fees and books. The application deadline is Friday, April 10.

This year, one student will also have the opportunity to win a $1,250 scholarship by entering the “What Collin College Means to Me” video contest. Entrants should upload a 2-5 minute original video to YouTube or Vimeo explaining how Collin College helped make a positive change in their career, their life or the lives of others. The contest deadline is Friday, April 10 and complete rules are available on the Collin College website. Click here to view them.

Students interested in the video competition are also encouraged to complete the online application in order to be considered for other available scholarships.

Scholarships are open to students enrolled in six or more credit hours and are awarded based on a combination of academic performance, financial need and community involvement. The scholarship application is available online at All questions should be directed to the scholarship coordinator at or 972-599-3147.

Scholarships offered through the Collin College Foundation are made possible by the generous donations of individuals, businesses and organizations in North Central Texas.


About Collin College

Collin College is a community college in North Texas’ Collin County. One of the fastest-growing community colleges or universities in Texas, the college serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates. With seven campuses throughout the college district, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. Collin College has locations in Plano (Spring Creek Campus), McKinney (Central Park Campus) and Frisco (Preston Ridge Campus). In addition, there are satellite centers in Plano, Allen and Rockwall. For more information, visit