Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit for High School Students

Career Tech Dual Enrollment Scholarship

Dual Enrollment
Fast Track
Fine and Performing Arts Academy
Fast Track for Industry
How Do I Apply?
Career Tech Scholarship
Career Ready Academy
Future Financial Aid
STARS/Transfer Information
Dual Enrollment Manual
Dual Enrollment Brochure
Benefits of Dual Enrollment
Cost Savings:
Tuition and fees at Wallace State are significantly
less than those at four year colleges.

Simultaneous Credit:
Earn credit for both high school graduation and your
college degree with the same amount of coursework!

Educational Advantage:
Get a jump start on your college career while easing
the transition from high school to college.

Dual Enrollment Students:
  • Are more likely to enroll in college right out of high
  • Earn higher first year GPAs
  • Are more likely to continue on to the second year
    of college—making them more likely to finish!

The Career Tech Dual Enrollment Scholarship is offered for several programs in the Academic, Technical, and Health Divisions. This scholarship is available during fall, spring, and summer semesters and will pay full tuition and fees for up to 6 credit hours of college coursework.

Many schools will allow students to check in/out of school to come to Wallace to take classes through this scholarship program. Students should speak to their high school counselors for more information.

CTDE Scholarship Application

To be eligible, students must:

  • Have completed the 10th grade
  • Have a 2.5 high school GPA
  • Have written approval of the principal and local superintendent of education
  • Meet WSCC entrance requirements
  • Complete placement exams

Students interested in applying for this scholarship need to apply for admission to WSCC by completing the online admissions application. Students should also complete the Career Tech Dual Enrollment Scholarship application below and submit to his/her high school counselor before the listed deadline. The high school counselor will attach transcripts and any other required documentation and submit to WSCC. If selected for the scholarship, students will be required to attend a mandatory orientation session before being en-rolled in classes.

Programs covered under this scholarship are listed below and are subject to change:

Academic and Technical Programs:
Automotive Service Technology
Collision Repair/Auto Body
Computer Science
Diesel Mechanics
Engineering Technology
Electronics Technology
Heating & Air Conditioning
Office Administration
Machine Tool Technology / CNC

Health Programs: (students may only begin these programs in fall semesters)
Child Development
Emergency Medical Services (17 on ACT required and students should be within 1 year of turning 18)
Medical Assistant (17 on ACT required)
Medical Coding Certificate (COMPASS Reading score of 80 required)
Medical Lab Technician
Pharmacy Technician (students must turn 18 during first semester)

Career Tech Dual Enrollment Tax Credit:
For tax years commencing Jan. 1, 2015, and thereafter, the Alabama Future Workforce Initiative (Act 2014-147) allows a taxpayer who files a state income tax return (and is not a dependent of another taxpayer) to claim a tax credit for donating to the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education in support of the Career-Technical Dual Enrollment Program. The donor may be eligible to receive up to 50 percent of the total donation back in the form of a tax credit!

Dual Enrollment Tax Credit Brochure

For more information regarding dual enrollment, please contact:

or call 256.352.8241