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Union County College

External Scholarships

Union County College offers a wide variety of scholarships to help our students achieve their educational goals. Scholarships are a form of financial aid that does not have to be repaid. We have more than 200 hundred scholarships available to students every year. Each scholarship has different award requirements such as major, GPA, high school, city, community service and other specific criteria. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.  In addition, many scholarships require that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible. You can complete your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Your scholarship application will not be reviewed until you have first been evaluated for all federal and state grants. If you have already submitted a Union County College Scholarship Application, you do not have to submit it again. Your application will remain in consideration for any new or un-awarded scholarships for the 2016-2017 Academic Year (AY).

Important considerations when applying for a scholarship are as follows You must:
1. Be enrolled in a degree or certificate program
2. Be enrolled in at least 6 credits in a semester
3. Complete the Union County College scholarship application  see link below
4. Write a thank you letter to the donor, if awarded a scholarship
5. Attend a Scholarship Reception honoring all scholarship recipients

In addition, you may need to complete the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible. For more information on completing your 2016-2017 FAFSA, please click here.

The scholarship application is accessible through Owl’s Nest only, via quick links.

For a list of available scholarships, please click here.

If you have further questions, please contact the College by email at financialaid@ucc.edu.