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BCC Scholarships

 

Empowering Women Thru Motion Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 20, 2015 at 4:30pm

This essay-based award is to be provided to a woman of 25 years or older who seeks to enter a new chapter in her life.  She should be committed to her total wellness from physical activity and higher learning to personal growth.  Above all, she should seek to empower herself in life today and every day. 

Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled as a BCC student
  • A woman age 25 years or older

2015 Empowering Women Thru Motion Scholarship Application

 

NVE Bank Financial Literacy PSA Contest

Deadline: Monday, March 23, 2015

Are you a person who understands the importance of managing your money responsibly? If you are, the Bergen Community College Foundation invites you to compete for a scholarship. The Foundation, with a gift from NVE Bank, will offer $5,000 in up to five scholarships to students who produce the most original 30-to 45-second public service announcements demonstrating financial literacy.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as a full- or part-time student at Bergen Community College
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

NVE Bank Financial Literacy PSA Contest Application

 

ESL Success Scholarship

Deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Requirements:

• Be a current Bergen Community College student (F1 and International students may apply)
• Be enrolled in the ALP/ESL program during the current academic year
• Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher 
• Have at least 6 credits completed in ALP or SPE classes

ESL Success Scholarship Application

 

Skyler Bodek Polish Culture Award

Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

The members of the "Skyler Bodek Polish Culture Award" committee are pleased to announce that an award of $196 will be made in May to a graduating BCC student of Polish Heritage.  To apply, students must complete an application form, submit a typewritten essay of about one to two pages long to the award committee about "the meaning of Polish heritage in my life."

Requirements:

  • Be of Polish heritage
  • graduate as of August 2014, January 2015, or May 2015

Skyler Bodek Polish Culture Award Application

 

Thomas J. Landers Irish Cultural Award

Application Deadline: April 1, 2015

The members of the Thomas J. Landers Irish Cultural Award committee are pleased to announce that an award of $150 will be made in May to a graduating BCC student of Irish heritage.  To apply, students must complete an application form and submit a typewritten essay of about one to two pages long to the award committee about "the meaning of Irish heritage in my life."

Requirements:

  • Be of Irish heritage
  • Graduate as of: August 2014, January 2015, or May 2015

Thomas J. Landers Irish Cultural Award Application

 

Other Scholarship Opportunities


Savvy Home Store Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2015

Savvy Home Store, a retail company specializing in high quality custom sofas, recliners, sleeper sofas and more, announces a bi-annual scholarship program awarding one $600 scholarship to the student whose application materials best display a dedication to and strong interest in interior design or related field of study.

Requirements:

  • Be US citizens and international students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited US institution.
  • Be considered in academic “Good Standing” at your current institution (i.e. not facing suspension or under academic probation)
  • Study interior design or other related field
  • Have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher

View their website for more information

 

Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation 2015 Scholarship 

Application Deadline: March 16, 2015 at 11:pm EST

The HBCSF is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization with a mission to advance the educational aspirations of Hispanic students so that they may become professionals, leaders and valued citizens of the community.  The foundation accomplishes this by providing scholarships for a college education based on academic excellence and financial need.  

Requirements:

  • Be of Hispanic heritage 
  • Be a New Jersey resident 
  • Plan to enroll as a full-time student for the 2015-2016 academic year at an accredited college, university, community college or technical school somewhere in the United States 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.75

All applications must be submitted online using the HBCSF Scholarship Webpage.


Research and Development Council of New Jersey Merit Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 27, 2015

Requirements:

  • Currently attending a New Jersey Community College
  • Majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.5
  • Have 12 credits completed
  • Have at least 21 credits left to complete you community college degree

2015 Merit Scholarship Application


Buildium's Build U. Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2015

Buildium's Build U. Scholarship awards one $2,500 prize each semester to the product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design Engineering, or Computer Science student who best explains how the concept of ownership is critical to building a great company.

Requirements:

  • College or university student in good standing at an accredited public or private university
  • must be enrolled in a Product Design, Interaction Design, US Design, Engineering, Or Computer Science degree program (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Student must be at least 18 years of age
  • One entry per student per semester

Visit the website for more information.


RE/MAX of New Jersey Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2015

"Our 2015 scholarship aims to show America the #RealNJ.  We ask you to capture the most amazing pieces of New Jersey and we ask that you do it in the medium that allows you to most effectively express yourself."

Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with an expected graduation no earlier than December 2015. (We reserve the right to verify the date of college enrollment.)

​For more information visit the RE/MAX web page.



2015 Paralegal Scholarship 

Application Deadline: May 1, 2015

Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, Florida is offering a $500 scholarship to one incoming paralegal student or currently enrolled Paralegal Student.  Scholarship is offered for the Fall 2015 Academic Semester.

Requirements:

  • Be an incoming or currently enrolled Paralegal Student
  • Hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States

View the webpage for more information

 

Finance or Accounting Scholarship from Common Form

Application Deadline: May 30, 2015

Requirements:

  • You are a full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program.
  • Your major is Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Your GPA is 3.2 or above
  • You’ve volunteered at a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization at least once in the past calendar year
  • You know the difference between a 1040EZ and a 1040 Long Form.

To apply for this scholarship, please visit the Common Form website.

 

Learn about the Securing Our Future Essay Contest!

Thirteen Scholarship recipients pose for a photo with a BCC faculty member. A banner behind them reads 'Bergen Community College Scholarship Awards Ceremony'