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While we try to keep this information up to date, please check eligibility requirements and submission dates for all scholarships posted on these pages before applying.
Student Support Services Award
Other Scholarships & Grants
For information about other scholarships, see the Scholarships Office website.
The PepsiCo Foundation S.M.I.L.E Scholarship
PepsiCo Foundation has partnered with WCC to offer ten scholarships of up to $50,000 each. These transfer scholarships will be awarded to Black and Hispanic students who will be pursuing their bachelor’s degree at four-year institutions and will be paid out across two years. WCC is one of only three community colleges selected by the PepsiCo Foundation to participate in this generous program.
Qualifying Black and Hispanic students must have at least 45 credits, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year.
See flyer for more details. The deadline to apply is February 25, 2021
2019 Jack Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
The Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Each Cooke Scholar has access to generous financial support for two to three years, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to connect with the thriving community of fellow scholars.
Apply by November 20, 2019 via the Common App.
2018 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
For students who are U.S. citizens with limited financial means and from historically underrepresented groups who wish to pursue academic studies, or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad.
Final Deadline: Summer 2018/Fall 2018/AY 2018-2019: March 6, 2018,
CUNY/The Dream Scholarships for Undocumented Students
Available to CC graduates who have applied for or received DACA or TPS status. Apply by March 1, 2018
EARN (Educate America Right Now)
The Educate America Right Now (EARN) Grant provides financial support for first-degree, adult students. The grant is based on the student’s grade point average (GPA). Application Deadline Aug. 1, of each application year. Click on GRANT APPLICATION for most recent version.
CSEA Union Scholarships
Information on a number of scholarships open to active CSEA members and their families. Various restrictions on application requirements and due dates.
The Point Foundation Community College Scholarship for LGBTQ Students
For CC Students who will be transferring to a 4-year college or university for Fall 2018 admission. Students accepted into the Point Community College Program will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship, professional coaching to apply to four-year institutions, opportunities to network with Point Alumni, and invitations to attend local leadership conferences. APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PST.
Finch College Alumni Foundation Trust Education Grant
A one-time $2500 Grant to be used by a female Community College student entering undergraduate study at any accredited four-year college in The United States. Current second year female students age 22 and above currently enrolled in a Community College in the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average. Due BEFORE May 15th of each year.
Sarah Lawrence Full Need Transfer Scholarship
SLC will meet the full financial need of a WCC transfer student accepted into any program at Sarah Lawrence. Deadlines are March 1st for Sept start and November 1 for January start.
SUNYFAP Aspirations Scholarship
SUNY Scholarships for fullt-time students with DACA, TPS (or other immigration eligibility criteria listed, see details). Due March 26, 2018.