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Essex County College awards scholarships to both returning and graduating students. Please review the criteria section of the scholarship for additional information. Students receiving full financial aid are not eligible for international, presidential or external donor scholarship.

Graduating students may apply for transfer scholarships. Over 30 organizations provide scholarships to students, who graduate from Essex County College, and have been accepted as transfer students at four-year colleges and universities. This category of scholarships does not exclude students on financial aid.

Detailed criteria pertaining to the various scholarships that Essex County College awards to both returning and graduating students each year is provided below.


Scholarship Procedures

1. All scholarship applications to be considered by the Scholarship Committee must be to Student Life & Activities Office in the Clara Dasher Center, located in Rm. 101A, on or before the established datelines for each semester.

 

2. Any changes in this schedule will be properly advertised throughout the college.

 

3. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered for the Semester/Term initially intended.

 

4. Secure applications from the Essex County College Website at http://www.essex.edu/scholarships/handbook/application/.

 

5. Print and complete an application for each scholarship that you are applying for. Attach a copy of your unofficial transcript and 2 letters of recommendation to each scholarship application that you are applying for.

 

Submit your applications to Room 101A in the Clara Dasher Center prior to established deadlines.


Graduating Students

Graduating Students scholarship application deadline: April 28, 2018
Graduating Student Scholarships Criteria
Application Form for Graduating Students


Returning Students

Returning Students scholarship application deadline: December 1, 2017
Returning Student Scholarships Criteria
Application Form for Returning Students


New Students

ezDinero Latino Scholarship Fund – Aspire
www.ezdinero.com/english/latino-scholarships/
Deadline: Rolling

 

General Scholarship Award for Advanced Education: Fall 2016
www.dailylineups.com/scholarship/
Deadline: May 15, 2016

 

Inheritance of Hope Scholarships
inheritanceofhope.org/scholarships-2.html
Deadline: Please check the website

 

Newark College Promise
www.newarkha.org/scholarship.php
Deadline: Please check the website

 

New Jersey Foster Care Scholars
www.fafsonline.org/njfc-scholars-program/
Deadline: Please check the website

 

Burger King Scholars Program
bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/
Deadline: Please check the website

 


Currently Enrolled Students

View All Scholarships Offered to Currently Enrolled Students for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year – Download »


Additional Scholarship Sources

America Needs You Fellowship
Fellow program for 1st generation college students. For additional information, go to www.americaneedsyou.org

 

Listen to a current Essex County College student, Tavia, who was selected as a 2015-2016 Fellow.

 

 

Coco-Cola Leaders of Promise
www.ptk.org
Deadline: Please check the website

 

Polish Cultural Foundation
www.polishculturalfoundation.org
Deadline: April 29, 2016

 

Live Your Dream / Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity www.soroptimist.org/awards/live-your-dream-awards.html
Deadline: November 15, 2016

 

Scholarship Nursing

 

 

 

 

Scholarship Nursing
CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students.

 

Physical Therapist Assistant Scholarship
http://www.brightlifedirect.com/brightlife-physical-therapist-scholarship.asp
Deadline: Please Check the Website

 

RentHop Apartment Scholarship
https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2016

 

Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women
https://www.toptal.com/scholarships#scholarships_rules
Deadline: Please check the website


Additional Resources

United We Dream DEEP Resources
List of resources that has been compiled Dream Educational Empowerment Program (DEEP), a program of the United We Dream National Network.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Js5HtqDnDSGefNgRpogY47osSp5_fpPhNSNMbyYTn9c/edit?pref=2&pli=1#

 

http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/
http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/
http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/disabilities/
http://onlineschools.org/financial-aid/military
http://www.scholarshipmentor.com