TechUP Scholarship

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Scholarships aren’t just for new high school grads!  Adults are returning to college now more than ever for a fresh start!

The TechUP Scholarship is for potential students ages 19+ who have not attended JWCC in the past 3 years.  Register on this form and share with us what impact a scholarship would have for you and your family. Any program is eligible.

*Part of the selection process involves a meet and greet on Quincy’s campus.  Applicants must be available July 12th or 13th between the hours of 3pm-6pm for a 30 minute meet and greet.

One recipient will be selected to receive up to 32 hours of in-district tuition*.  Scholarship can be used for career and tech programs.

Application period is open:  June 1, 2023 – July 9th, 2023

Questions? Email Melissa Hess at or text 217.290.2934.

*Scholarship is to be used for Fall of 2023 and Spring of 2024 tuition only and will be applied after other financial aid. Scholarship covers in-district tuition only- $170/credit hour; does not cover lab fees, program fees, online fees or books.

Note: Employees of John Wood Community College and their immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children, or in-law/step relations) are not eligible. Students currently enrolled, or enrolled within the last three (3) years, at John Wood Community College, part-time or full-time, are also not eligible.

Apply for the TechUP Scholarship