Scholarships can help reduce the amount of student loans you have to take on, making your City College Degree even more affordable. Have a look below for opportunities you may be interested in applying for.

The Richard W. Skidmore Scholarship Fund was established on November 1, 1994, by R. Wayne and Maxine Skidmore in memory of their son, Richard, former Director of Education of City College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Students in a degree program may be eligible to apply after completion of three quarters. A student will not be selected on the basis of race, color, creed or gender. The selection process is handled by the Scholarship Board, and the recipient’s name(s) will be referred to the Board of Directors for final approval.

  • Applicants must be in attendance at the Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, or Miami campuses
  • The applying student must submit a brief narrative of why they feel they qualify for the scholarship.
  • The student’s narrative must be accompanied by a recommendation from a City College Faculty member.
  • An applying student must have: (1) a GPA of 2.0 (2) good attendance (3) participate in class discussions (4) be involved in community affairs
  • The application deadline is March 1 of each year, and the scholarship will be awarded in the Spring Quarter of each year. There will be one or two $500 awards annually, based on funding available.


This scholarship is intended to assist City College Students in pursuing a degree in their chosen field.

Applicants should apply for the scholarship prior to the start of the term. The College will award 8 scholarships each term per campus. The scholarship is an annual award paid quarterly on or about the third week in the term. Scholarship award amounts are based on the number of credits that a student is taking each term. The awards are as follows:

  • $1,000 for students taking 9 or more credit hours per term
  • $750 for students taking 6 – 8 credit hours per term

Applicants must:

  • Complete the enrollment process and be accepted into a City College program
  • Submit the scholarship application prior to the start of the term
  • Start classes as stated on the enrollment agreement
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Reapply each year for additional funding


City College is offering its Associate Degree Alumni a scholarship when they matriculate to one of our bachelor degree programs.

The scholarship is available to all alumni who enroll for the first time in a City College B.S. degree program. The scholarship is for $1500 which is disbursed as $500 per term for the first three consecutive terms.

  • Applicants must be a City College Associate of Science Degree Alumnus who enrolls for and is accepted into a City College Bachelor of Science Degree.
  • Students who enrolled or attended Bachelor of Science Degree programs previously at City College are not be eligible.
  • Those who have graduated from City College may use the scholarship towards a bachelor program at any City College campus offering bachelor degrees.


New students who have been discharged from the military are eligible for this grant. City College awards a $500 one-time grant amount to all new veteran students enrolling at City College in degree programs. Students must provide a DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or an NGB 22, National Guard Report of Separation or Record of Service. The discharge characterization or disposition must not be a Dishonorable Discharge.

The grant will be disbursed on or about the 3rd week of the quarter. 


City College offers a scholarship program to high school graduates who have been members in the Boys and Girls Clubs. The Scholarship is an annual award of $10,000. A scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is paid each term for four terms on or about the third week of the term. The application deadline is 14 days prior to the start of the term. Applicants must:

  • Provide a letter of recommendation from the Boys and Girls Club where they attended
  • Complete the enrollment process and be accepted into City College
  • Enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours each term)
  • Complete the Boys and Girls Club Scholarship application

Continued eligibility will be determined by full-time enrollment status and maintaining satisfactory academic progress as described in the City College catalog.

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This grant is for individuals who are employed at any of our partner organizations. Partner organizations are companies that have a history of hiring City College graduates, provide externships for our current students, or have affiliation agreements with City College. The College will award up to 30 grants each year. For students taking 8-11 credits hours, the grant is in the amount of $750.00 per term; and, for students taking 12 or more credit hours, the grant is for $1,000.00 per term. Eligible individuals are defined as someone:

  • Who has been employed for at least one year at the partner organization
  • Who has not previously attended City College
  • Who is a prior City College graduate entering a Bachelor’s program for the first time

Applicants must:

  • Complete the Partners in Education Grant application
  • Be employed at one of our partner organizations for at least one year
  • Be in good standing and be recommended by the site
  • Provide grant approval in writing from the site

Once the applicant has been selected for the grant by the employer, he or she must:

  • Meet all entrance requirements of the program
  • Be enrolled for 8 or more credits each term
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Maintain continuous enrollment without interruptions