Student Life & Activities will be accepting Scholarship Applications for Students that will be taking courses during the Fall 2023 Semester.  The scholarship period will be open in August 2023.  

Links to the Scholarship Applications will be listed under the scholarship criteria during the application period.

New students are eligible to apply to the Academic Engagement Scholarship listed below.

Spring 2023 Returning Students Scholarships Criteria

Academic Engagement Scholarship

  • 3.0 G.P.A or better
  • New or Returning Student (New students must submit a copy of their High School Transcript)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Active in campus activities and/or community service

Apply Here:

Connie Woodruff Memorial Scholarship

  • Enrolled in Essex County College’s Nursing program
  • Single mother
  • Resident of Newark
  • Demonstrated academic promise and performance
  • Must exemplify perseverance and success through personal challenges

Apply Here:

Frank Dillon PRIMERICA Scholarship

  • GPA of a 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need

Apply Here:

Leo Foundation Scholarship

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Enrolled in a science or math program
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 1 recommendation must be from faculty and the other from a community leader/employer/church

Apply Here:

Presidential Scholarship

  • Demonstrated scholastic achievement
  • Demonstrated community or college involvement
  • Demonstrate financial need

Apply Here:

Sarah, Earl, Donald Ryan Memorial Scholarship

  • Demonstrate high financial need
  • Demonstrate high degree of scholastic achievement and effort with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be enrolled full time

Apply Here:

Student Affairs College Success Scholarship

  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be registered full-time or part-time for the semester the scholarship is offered
  • Be able to demonstrate current financial need
  • Must have completed FAFSA for the current academic year

Apply here:

Vision Care Technology Scholarship

  • Open to high school seniors who show an interest in eyecare and the optical industry or current ECC Vision Care Technology majors.
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Must me enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Must demonstrate financial need, as determined by completed FAFSA (you must have completed a FAFSA application for the current year)
  • 1 letter of recommendation is required

Apply Here:

Yadav Scholarship

  • Majoring in the Mathematics or STEM
  • Maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA
  • Exhibiting financial need
  • 1 letter of recommendation is required

Apply Here:

Applications that do not meet the criteria will not be considered.

Applications require 1 letter of recommendation, with the exception of the Leo Foundation Scholarship which requires 2 letters of recommendation.

All Letters of recommendation should be emailed to [email protected] upon completion of your application.