Career Tech Students

PTK Career Tech Students

Economic success is the product of a skilled workforce. Get there faster by earning scholarships to offset the cost of certifications, tools or trade-specific items needed to enter the workforce.

Community College Scholarships for Workforce Students

PTK’s competitive scholarship application has two deadlines.

Spring Programs available now through June 15th

  • Leaders of Promise
  • Regional Scholarships
  • The Kevin and Rosa Byrne Family Scholarship

Fall Programs available July 1st – December 3rd

  • All-USA/New Century/Coca-Cola Academic Team
  • TEK
  • IPSLEI Scholarships (Graham/Coleman/Resurreccion)
  • Regional Scholarships

Log in to your application at the beginning of each semester to update your active scholarship application for continuing program eligibility.


Available Career Technology Scholarships

All-State Academic Team Programs

Applicants must be nominated by your college’s designated nominator and reside in one of the 39 participating states.

  • Over $41 million available
  • Receive special local recognition, including medallions, certificates and oftentimes scholarships

View All-State Academic Team Programs

All-USA Academic Team Scholarship

Open to non-members, All-USA Academic Team Scholarship applicants must be nominated by their college’s designated nominator and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and community engagement.

  • 20 scholarships of $5,000 each
  • Total awards of $100,000
  • Commemorative medallions

View All-USA Academic Team Scholarship

Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship

Open to non-members, Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship applicants must be nominated by their college’s designated nominator and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and significant campus and/or community leadership and service.

  • 50 Gold Scholar Awards of $1,500
  • 50 Silver Scholar Awards of $1,250
  • 50 Bronze Scholar Awards of $1,000
  • Total awards of $187,500
  • Commemorative medallions

View Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholarship

Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, have completed 12-36 semester hours, and be currently enrolled in an associate degree program.

  • 200 scholarships of $1,000 each
  • 25 scholarships earmarked for military
  • 7 Global Leaders of Promise Scholars awarded
  • Total awards of $207,000

View Coca-Cola’s Leaders of Promise Scholarship

New Century Pathway Scholarship

Open to non-members, New Century Pathway Scholarship applicants must be a top-scoring student from one the 50 United States, Canada or other sovereign nations where at least one Phi Theta Kappa Chapter resides and be nominated by their college’s designated nominator.

  • 52 scholarships for Transfer Pathway
  • 52 scholarships for Workforce Pathway

View New Century Pathway Scholarship

Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be enrolled in associate degree programs in the following majors: Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Public Safety Administration, Emergency Management, or Homeland Security. 

  • One $1,000 scholarship

Visit Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship

Ronny J. Coleman Fire and Emergency Services Leader of Future Scholarship

Open to Phi Theta Kappa members only, applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be enrolled in associate degree programs in the following majors:  Fire Science, Fire Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Fire & Emergency Services Administration, Community Risk Reduction, Fire Engineering, Fire Prevention, or Public Safety Education.

  • One $1,000 scholarship

Visit Ronny J. Coleman Scholarship

TEK Productions Scholarship

Applicants must be Phi Theta Kappa members with a minimum 3.5 GPA and majoring in Production, Event Management, Theater, Performing Arts, Graphic Design, Video Editing, or Stage Management.

  • One $500 scholarship

Visit TEK Productions Scholarship

The Kevin and Rosa Byrne Family Scholarship

The Kevin and Rosa Byrne Family Scholarship provides financial support for high-achieving students, especially those who have been in foster care, to achieve their educational opportunities in pursuing the careers and futures they desire.

  • 1 scholarship of $1,000 awarded annually

View The Kevin and Rosa Byrne Family Scholarship

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