Scholarships are private monies that are made available to students from various local community groups, corporate donors, and the College. They are forms of gift aid that does not need to be repaid or earned through employment.


Backed by a supportive community and generous alumni and friends, Navarro College is able to offer students a variety of scholarships. Due to differing requirements, expectations, and award amounts, please contact the Navarro College Foundation for more specific information with regard to a particular scholarship. By signing and accepting a scholarship, you are entering into a contract. Make sure you understand your responsibilities before you sign your scholarship.

College Scholarship applications OPEN

January 6, 2020 – May 29, 2020

Brilliance Dual Credit Scholarship applications OPEN

January 21, 2020 – June 1, 2020 (12pm)

For scholarship application inquiries:

Phone: 903.875.7591


For outside scholarship awards:

Phone: 903.875.7363

Complete your FAFSA by the deadline to get the most aid.

Fall Semester – June 1

Spring Semester – October 15

Summer Semester – March 1

Submit your FAFSA to NC
Federal Code 003593

Do You Have a Scholarship Award?

Have you been awarded a scholarship through a source other than Navarro College or the Navarro College Foundation? Here’s what you need to do:

    1. You will need to inform the Financial Aid Office of your award.
    2. Scholarship checks should be made out to Navarro College, 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110 and mailed or delivered to the Financial Aid Office (Office of Student Financial Aid).
    3. Questions about the process of reporting and receiving your scholarship can be directed at 903.875.7363.

How to Apply for a Scholarship Online

By filling out just one application, you will be considered for all Navarro College Foundation Scholarships and Navarro College Scholarships for which you qualify. Navarro College offers nearly 75 scholarships, which full-time and part-time students can apply for each year to help pay for tuition and textbooks. Scholarships are available for students in all majors, and vary in the amount awarded.


Please complete the FAFSA. It is highly recommended that all students applying for a scholarship complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aide) or the TAFSA (Texas Application for State Aide).

To apply for NC Scholarships, students are required to:


    1. Complete the ApplyTexas application and include Navarro College. Returning students do not need to re-apply.
    2. Allow 24-48 hours between the time you submit your ApplyTexas application and the time you apply for a scholarship.

Note: Students must reapply each academic year, beginning in January to be considered for any scholarships.  To reapply, sign in with your NC email and scholarship password you used to create the account. 

Having Trouble Setting Up Your Scholarship Account?

Please contact the OneStop Service Desk for login assistance:

Phone: 903.875.7416


Brilliance Dual Credit Scholarship Application

The Brilliance Dual Credit Scholarship is for students attending an Ellis County High School and taking dual credit classes.  The scholarship award is for Fall and Spring semesters only and will cover tuition and fees for one 3-hour credit class per semester. Books are not covered. The number of scholarships awarded is contingent upon available funds. Application deadline: June 1, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

Scholarship for General and Distinguished Navarro College Students

The M.C. and Mattie General and Distinguished Scholarship application is for outstanding Navarro College students who meet specific academic and leadership criteria.  Both scholarships can be retained for two years, contingent upon the recipient’s meeting the established criteria.  Application deadline: April 3, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

Scholarship for Navarro College Graduates Transferring to 4-year College or University

Navarro College offers a unique opportunity for students who are high-achieving graduates of Navarro College and transferring to a 4-year university. The M.C. and Mattie Graduate Caston Scholarship application is for outstanding Navarro College graduates who present definite plans for continuing his/her study at a four-year college or university. Selection is competitive and awards are presented annually at spring commencement activities.   Application deadline: March 23, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.


To apply, students must have a current cumulative GPA of 3.7 or above; have completed all requirements for graduation for an associates degree by the end of the Spring 2020 semester; and completed a minimum of 40 hours at Navarro College.

SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE 03/30/20: Students who submitted applications for the M.C. and Mattie Caston Graduate Scholarship will be notified at a later date via email regarding a time and place for interviews for the scholarship. For scholarship inquiries, please send an email to

External Scholarship Resources for Any One

Don’t limit your scholarship search to Navarro College-sponsored assistance. External scholarships are outside agencies which are sought independently by the student. Navarro College has no connection with or control over these websites.  Here are some great examples of external scholarships: