wcc scholarships

Scholarship Office

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Our office is located on the second floor of the Library, Room 242. You may also call us at 914.606.6442, or email scholarships@sunywcc.edu

Grant program funded by the US Dept. of Education offering assistance for students with low income, first generation college and/or disabled.
Contact: Rita Samet-Slavin
Science Bldg. Rm 329
845-606-8525 or 8523

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s mission is to help students of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. Through the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, the Foundation identifies and supports high-achieving community college students with significant financial need seeking to transfer from two-year programs to four-year colleges and universities in fall 2013. Each award will cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, and other required fees, and books for the final two to three years of the baccalaureate degree. The award is up to $90,000 for up to 3 years.

Minimum Eligibility

Nominees must, at a minimum, meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

•         Be a current student at an accredited US community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2012, or a recent graduate (since spring 2008);

·         Plan to enroll full-time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2013;

·         Have a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.50 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent);

·         Be nominated by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Faculty Representative at his or her two-year institution;

·         Have significant unmet financial need;

·         Have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

Students MUST apply online at: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/how-to-apply/application-materials/. In addition, a student may NOT submit an application directly to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, and MUST be nominated by his/her two-year institution.  The deadline for submission of applications is November 1, 2012. Applications received after that date will not be considered. The College may nominate up to 4 students.

Download Scholarship Form

Questions about the application?  Email scholarships@jkcf.org, call 1-855-509-5253, or visit  http://www.jkcf.org.

Westchester Community College Foundation Scholarships

The Westchester Community College Foundation was established in 1969 to meet College and student needs not met by public funds. As part of its mission, the Foundation’s primary objective is to provide scholarships for incoming, continuing, and graduating students. Students may apply to the Foundation for scholarship assistance by completing the online application form.

How to Apply:

·         Apply online at https://sunywcc.academicworks.com/users/sign_in

·         Complete the online application in its entirety by March 1

·         Upload your personal statement

·         Upload your transcript(s)

·         Request your letters of recommendation. (Please contact your recommenders BEFORE you enter their email addresses online!)

·         Follow up with recommenders to ensure recommendations are submitted by the due date

·         Submit additional documents, as needed

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