Part-Time and Non-Traditional Students


Ely Branch, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship         

- $1,000 award

- for a returning part-time or full-time female non-traditional student enrolled/accepted in a degree program. Proof of enrollment will be required. Financial need will be considered. Applicants must complete the VCC Foundation’s scholarship application and the AAUW Scholarship application that includes a short essay.

Trustee Emeritus Erickson Part-time Student Scholarship

- $300 award

- for a working adult student attending Vermilion in the fall of 2018 on a part-time basis (1-11 credits). Preference will be given to students who are working full or part-time. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing.

SOTA (Students Older Than Average) Scholarship                  

- $200 award

- for a student continuing at Vermilion in the fall of 2018 who is at least twenty-four years of age, or married, or has dependents of their own, or has completed military service. Applicants may be enrolled full-time or part-time and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Twin City Iron Rangers Association Scholarship

- three $1,000 awards

- for students new to Vermilion in the fall of 2018 or continuing at Vermilion in the fall of 2018 who graduated from one of the Arrowhead region schools generally bounded by Grand Rapids, International Falls, Ely, Virginia, and Hibbing. The awards may go to full-time or part-time students. If part-time, preference will be given to single parents, or non-traditional students who have been away from school and returning to earn a degree. The award is based on financial need and academic achievement.