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NEW! Golden Opportunity Scholarship

  • File a free FAFSA application.
  • If you qualify, Kirkwood pays the difference between your financial aid
    and the cost of tuition.* = YOUR ENTIRE TUITION IS FREE!

*Awarded based on first come, first served.    

Tuition assistance


Tuition assistance at your fingertips

The foundation of Kirkwood’s vision is to provide accessible education to everyone. Part of making education accessible is making it affordable.

We give away almost $3 million annually in scholarships to students from all walks of life. County Center students, adult learners, young people straight from high school – everyone at Kirkwood is eligible to apply.

The 2016-2017 online scholarship application opens October 1st for first-round applications. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2016.