• Applied to Southwest Tech for Fall 22-23
  • Plan to enroll in at least 6 program credits
  • Be a part of the Charge Forward Scholars Program
  • Have a documented disability OR are an English Language Learner
  • Preference will be given to students who are first-generation college students

What Is the Charge Forward Scholars Program?

The Charge Forward scholars program is designed to support students in reaching their academic goals during their time at Southwest Tech through wraparound support services, providing a community of learners, and engaging students with campus activities. We're excited you have chosen Southwest Tech and are interested in being a part of this program. Each student that is chosen to receive the S.T.E.P. scholarship will be required to be in the Charge Forward program.

Program requirements include:

  • Attend New Student Orientation in July.
  • Twice monthly individual meetings with Multicultural Success Coach.
  • Group meeting at the start and end of the semester.
  • Participation in at least two academic workshops and/or Student Life events each semester.
  • Maintain academic eligibility within the program.

Scholarship Amount

0-14 CREDITS *
Upon Enrollment




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*All Charger Tech 360 Fees are covered each semester.

*Earned credits must be program credits.

For More Information And To See If You Are Eligible

Complete this form, and a member of our staff will be in contact with you soon.

Contact Kyle Bennett, Recruitment Coordinator
Email Kyle