Scholarships for Community College Students

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Community Colleges are often a great alternative to four-year colleges and universities. They are more likely to be close to home, tuition is usually much lower than the price of other in-state public universities, and most community colleges offer excellent educational opportunities across a variety of majors and vocational training programs. In many cases, two-year programs and Associate Degrees can even transfer seamlessly to those four-year programs later, when you're a little more certain about what, exactly, you want to study.

In addition to the low costs of community colleges in general, there are also a variety of additional scholarships, grants, and financial aid opportunities sponsored by the schools' charitable foundations, local businesses, and other outside organizations. Whether you're a first-time community college freshman, returning sophomore, or transferring from a community college to a four-year school, there are scholarships available that fit almost every student's situation.

Read on to browse through our entire collection of community college scholarships, or sign up today to get a personalized list of scholarships and grants that matches your own unique eligibility situation!

Quentin C. Walsh Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students in Manchester Community College's building construction program who have completed at least one semester of full-time study. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and have financial need.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 21
2019

Agnes M. Lindsay Trust Scholarship

This award is for U.S students who are permanent residents of New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, or Massachusetts, and are residents of towns or cities with fewer than 15,000 inhabitants. The student must be enrolled at one of the Community College System of New Hampshire's seven colleges and display financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  July 21
2019

Patricia Bottino Scholarship for Nursing Students

This scholarship is open to full-time students at any of the campuses of the Community College System of New Hampshire who are pursuing associate's degrees in nursing. Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 21
2019

American Automobile Association of Northern New England Scholarship

This scholarship is open to New Hampshire studets who are enrolled full time in the automotive technology program at Lakes Region, Manchester, Nashua, or White Mountains community colleges in New Hampshire. Students must have filed a FAFSA with their financial aid office.

Total: $2000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  July 21
2019

CCSNH NASA Space Grant Scholarship

This award is for U.S students who plan to enroll at one of the Community College System of New Hampshire colleges. The student must demonstrate interest and pursue a program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field.

Total: $1500 Awards:  25
Deadline:  July 21
2019

Ronald F. Borelli Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is open to full-time students at any of the New Hampshire community colleges. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher or be ranked in the top 20 percent of their class if an incoming freshman.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 21
2019

BJ Eckardt Scholarship

This scholarship is open to residents of Belmont, NH, who are entering their second year of college at any of the seven Community College System of New Hampshire institutions. Students must have financial need and a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; preference will be given to students who have participated in volunteer community service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 21
2019

David A. Copestakes Memorial Scholarship

This award is for U.S undergraduate students who are residents of New Hampshire and attend Great Bay Community College or NHTI-Concord's Community College. The student must major in electronic engineering or biotechnology.

Total: $750 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 21
2019

Grungo Colarulo Giving Back to the Community Scholarship

The Grungo Colarulo Giving Back to the Community Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. To apply, applicants must submit an essay about their experiences with community service.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31
2019

Barnes Family Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are enrolled in the nursing program at Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and in six or more credit hours per semester.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2019

Captain Robert C. Sorensen Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are enrolled in the Fire Science program at Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ). Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and enroll in at least six credit hours per semester.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 1
2019

Betty P. Cook Returning Student Scholarship

The Betty P. Cook Endowed Scholarship is available for residents of Nassau County, Florida who are enrolled at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate unmet financial need. This award is intended for students who are returning to school after an absence from education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1000
Deadline:  August 1
2019