Summer+ at Butler Community College
Earn 3 Free Credit Hours of Tuition
It's a Jungle Out There
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone. We’re here to make sure it doesn’t derail your educational goals.
Save Time, Money and Stress
Take at least six credit hours during Summer 2021, we’ll reward you with three FREE credit hours of tuition for Fall 2021. You can't control the world, but you can take control of your education. Continue making progress towards your ultimate goal by taking classes online or on campus. Justifying college classes may be tough right now, but this is a way we can help. Three free credit hours of tuition based on the In-State tuition rate for In-State, Out-of-State, and International students. In-District free credit hours of tuition based on the In-District rate.
Lighten Your Financial Burden
Are your finances weighing heavy on your mind? We know times are tough, but investing in your education is extra critical when our economic future is uncertain. Talk with our financial aid counselors. As always, they do everything they can to make college classes a possibility for you.
Summer + You = 3 Free Credit Hours of Tuition for Fall 2021
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Summer+ Scholarship?
Enroll in 6 or more credit hours Summer 2021, receive 3 credit hours of tuition Fall 2021.
Summer+ scholarship amount for Fall 2021 is based on the In-State tuition rate for students that are not In-District. Student fees, course fees, registration fee, Technology Access Charge, and books are not included. Summer 2021 credit hours do not qualify if the tuition is paid by a waiver, tuition scholarship, or third party program.
I'm a new student to Butler - can I qualify for the Summer+ Scholarship?
Yes, the Summer+ Scholarship is available for all students.
Do students need to enroll in a minimum number of credit hours for Fall 2021 to receive the Summer+ Scholarship?
No, but if a student enrolls in less than 3 credit hours in Fall 2021 the Summer+ award will be based on the number of hours taken.
Do students still qualify for other scholarships, grants and loans in addition to the Summer+ Scholarship?
In addition to the tuition credit, students may still qualify for other types of aid, including scholarships, grants, work study and loans. Students will need to complete a Butler scholarship application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for other aid. Federal loans, Federal Work Study, Federal SEOG, and some scholarships may be limited based on the students Financial Aid Cost of Attendance and/or need. Out-of-State and International Students will receive a max scholarship based on in-state tuition. Summer 2021 credit hours do not qualify if the tuition is paid by a waiver, tuition scholarship, or third party program.
Is this scholarship transferable to other students or for other semesters?
No, the scholarship is not transferable and can only be applied to Fall 2021.
Does my summer bill have to have been paid in full to receive benefit?
No, but the student account needs to be in good standing to allow for Fall 2021 enrollment.
Is this scholarship refunded?
This scholarship can be refunded, but only when posted aid and payments exceed the account balance. Waivers, scholarships, and third party payments in Fall 2021 do not affect eligibility.
Are there deadlines I need to be aware of?
Yes. In order to receive the 3 hour scholarship students must enroll for Fall 2021 by August 31, 2021.
The Summer+ Scholarship at Butler
Save Even More Money
We understand cost is a major concern for any prospective college student. That's why the average cost per year to attend Butler is less than half of a state university and a fraction of a private or for-profit institution. Even better, when you enroll in 6 credit hours or more this summer, you get 3 credit hour scholarship for Fall 2021.
Reach Your Goal Faster
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused nearly endless interruptions for students all over the globe. Stay on track or get ahead with the Summer+ offer at Butler. We prepare our students for promising jobs and a better pathway to a bachelor’s degree for those who desire it.
Transfer Credits with Ease
Whether you are continuing your education after Butler or taking classes as a guest student, you can work with your advisor to ensure your credits will transfer in your efforts to earn your Bachelor's degree. Plus, you'll join a caring network of Grizzly grads with mentors invested in your success.
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