Full Tuition Assistance Program
Due to the large volume of applicants, you may experience a delay in communication. We are working quickly to process applications. If you have questions, email FullTuitionAssistance@tri-c.edu.
Have you or your family experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Cuyahoga Community College’s Full Tuition Assistance program can help.
The College will cover Cuyahoga County residents’ tuition costs for up to one year of a Tri-C credit program based on semester of approval* or for the duration of a noncredit program. You can start or continue your education ― or gain the skills you need to rejoin the workforce quickly ― without incurring tuition expenses. *See FAQ
The Full Tuition Assistance program can help:
- Unemployed individuals who lost employment and/or income due to COVID-19, seeking a short-term credential, advanced training or a degree to increase their employability.
- Graduating high school students who planned to attend a four-year college or university this fall but have to reconsider due to financial hardship.
- Current college students who are or were enrolled at a four-year college and can’t afford to return, but want to continue their education.
To be eligible, you must:
- Reside in Cuyahoga County
- Provide evidence of financial hardship due to COVID-19
- Enroll as a new or continuing Tri-C student for the Spring 2021, Summer 2021, or Fall 2021 semester
- Additional program requirements are found in the Full Tuition Assistance FAQ document.
You must also complete the following:
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Loss of Income form, if applicable
- Check out the Full Tuition Assistance Program frequently asked questions (FAQ)
- Email FullTuitionAssistance@tri-c.edu
Ready to get started?
Take the first step by completing the Full Tuition Assistance program application.
What to expect once you apply?
All correspondence regarding your application will be sent to the email address you use on your application.