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WCCFT Scholarships : Start Here!

This guide will help students find information about the WCCFT Scholarship, research the essay topic and find help.

Richard Rosell Memorial Scholarship

Download the print application for the 2019 WCCFT Scholarship at the link below.

Due Date!

Applications for the 2018 WCCFT Richard Rosell and Rafael Rodriguez Scholarship

are due March 29, 2019

For questions about the WCCFT Scholarship please contact:

Joanna Peters (914-606-6234) Library G41


Yvonne Rode (914-606-6961) Library 206

For other scholarship information contact the

Scholarship Office:



The Westchester Community College Federation of Teachers is delighted to announce four $1,500 scholarships for three continuing students and one graduating student.

This guide will help those who are interested in applying for the

2019 Richard Rosell and Rafael Rodriguez Memorial Scholarships

To apply for (and receive!) this scholarship you will need:

  •   A well researched and documented (in MLA format) 500 word essay on either:

The Value of Unions in the Workplace


The Union's Role in Current Social Justice Issues

Please include personal experience, as well as case studies, statistics, and history as examples.

Use the tabs above for help with researching these topics and tips how to properly document your essay in MLA format.


  • A minimum 2.5 grade point average shown by a current transcript, student copy (unofficial transcripts), with at least 12 credits completed.


  • A completed Application Form, including essay.


  • One faculty recommendation.*


The total package, including the three (3) items listed above is due by

March 29, 2019

Submit applications to

Joanna Peters (Library G41) or Yvonne Rode (Library L206)


*For online submissions, Faculty will receive an email link to log in and add their recommendation to your application form. Be sure to notify them of your need for a recommendation before adding their email addresses as references.

2018 WCCFT Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 WCCFT Scholarship Winners:


Our continuing student winners are:


John Cardenas  –  Maria Guadalupe Ibanez


Our graduating student winners are:


Angel Dario Cabrera Pereira  –  Bshara Dababneh



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Who Can Apply?

Scholarships are available to:

Continuing Students (3)

Graduating Students (1)

GPA of 2.5 or higher

With at least 12 credits