Scholarships and Other Aid

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Need help paying for college? In addition to financial aid, you may be able to take advantage of scholarships or veterans educational benefits, or get a part- or full-time job.

Dallas College Promise

Dallas College Promise covers the cost of tuition at any of the seven campuses of Dallas College for up to three years or the completion of an associate degree.

Dallas College Scholarships

The Dallas College Foundation offers over 400 scholarships based on academic excellence, achievement, leadership, goals and/or other factors.

Rising Star

Rising Star provides qualified high school graduates with academic support services, career development and up to $5,500 for tuition at Dallas College.

Featured Scholarships

Browse a list of scholarships from our community partners, such as Lockheed Martin and the PepsiCo Foundation.


Career and transfer skills development services and resources provided at no cost, including career coaching, application assistance and workshops.

Military-Connected Services

Further your education, convert your military experience into college credit, finish an uncompleted degree or retrain for a new civilian career.

Scholarship Resources

See a list of scholarships offered by outside organizations and visit their websites for information on what they offer.

Scholarship Tips

Read about best practices for applying to scholarships and writing essays to increase your chances of finding and receiving scholarships.

Latest Scholarship News


Emergency Aid Fund

The Emergency Aid Fund helps Dallas College students who may be at risk of quitting college because of a financial emergency.

Learn more about the Emergency Aid Fund and the application process.


Continuing Education Workforce Training

Taking continuing education workforce training classes? Scholarships may be available through your campus.

Contact the Continuing Education Office at your campus for more details.

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact the Dallas College Office of myScholarships at 972-273-3025 or email