Welcome to Southwest Tech Foundation's online Scholarship Application!

The 2018-19 new and continuing student scholarship application is open now and will close on March 31, 2018.

The Southwest Tech Foundation is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to all incoming and current students who will be returning for the Fall 2018 semester that are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits per semester.

Students with a documentable disability who are enrolled in less than 6 credits must have a plan on file with Support Services.

Completed applications will consist of the following items:

  • A completed online Scholarship Application.
  • Two completed online recommendation forms from a reference not related to the applicant. Example of a reference - past teacher, current instructor, or employer. Applicants are required to enter email addresses for two references prior to submitting the scholarship application. These two references will be automatically emailed a link to complete the online recommendation form.
  • Students applying for the Child Care Scholarship must complete the Child Care Certification Form .

PLEASE NOTE: Section three of the application requires you to answer three short essay questions. It is highly recommended that you prepare these answers prior to starting the application. Those questions are as follows:

  1. Leadership Activities: Please list school, professional, or civic activities you were or are currently involved in.
  2. Career Objectives: How does attending Southwest Tech help further your career goals?
  3. Financial Need: Please explain your financial need. Include employment situation and any special circumstances.

Please click the "Apply Now" button to begin the application. Deadline is March 31, 2018.

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Personal/Contact Information

If you are a returning Southwest Tech student or have been accepted, please enter your student ID # or username. example: 5551222 or smi1234


* Gender

Home Address
College Address (if you moved to attend Southwest Tech)
Education Background
Program/s Enrolled In

If you are enrolled in two programs, please let us know what the second program is.

See the curriculum on your program page for semester credits.
To qualify for scholarships, students must have a minimum of 6 credits per semester.

Following is a list of items related to the criteria of some scholarships. Please check and fill in all that apply.

Please complete the Child Care Certification Form.
(This form must be printed, filled out and returned to the Foundation - Room 498.)

To qualify for a $1,000 scholarship fill out the following:

Please answer the following narrative questions. These questions account for 70% of the overall application score.

Career Objectives:

Financial Need:

* I give my permission to the Southwest Tech Foundation to release the scholarship information, general information from above, and my photograph to scholarship donors and for usage in other promotional purpose.

You must have two individuals submit reference forms. References are extremely important when awarding scholarships. You may ask an instructor, counselor, employer, clergy, or other person NOT related to you to complete this form. Your scholarship application WILL NOT be considered unless two reference forms are received.

First Reference

Second Reference

Your references will be emailed a link to the reference form when your scholarship application is submitted.

Last Step!

Please review the information you entered and make any changes needed by clicking the Previous button.

Personal & Program Information


Narrative Questions

Recommendation Forms

By clicking the "Sign and Submit" button below, I certify that the information I have provided is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. Further, I authorize Southwest Tech to release any pertinent information to the Southwest Tech Foundation. This application and supporting documents become the property of Southwest Tech Foundation. I also give permission to the Foundation office to collect necessary FAFSA information from the Southwest Tech Financial Aid office.

By signing below I authorize my selected references to furnish the Foundation with any and all information in connection with my scholarship application.

You need to electronically "sign" the application.
First, we need your name. Next we need your birthdate.