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Scholarships for Current Students

AAI Members Memorial Scholarship (Amateur Astronomers, Inc.) Recipients must be full or part-time Union County College students who are enrolled as science or engineering majors. Preference will be given to students enrolled in or having taken Astronomy 101 or 102, or equivalent classes in the related sciences of physics, mathematics, chemistry or geology. Recipients must have completed 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement and financial need.  Must submit application for Financial Aid, but need not be eligible for financial aid.
Academic Learning Center Scholarship Awarded to students who are active tutors in one of the Union County College Academic Learning Centers.  Scholarships will be awarded to full-time students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Adjunct Faculty of Union County College Scholarship Awarded to full- or part-time students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and 24 credits completed at the time of application.  Three awards will be made – one in each of three disciplines. Required majors vary year to year.
Dr. Mandana Ahsani Scholarship Awarded to students majoring in Psychology, who have a minimum 3.2 GPA at the time of application and who have completed at least 12 credits.  The scholarship will be offered to those students who demonstrate financial need.
ALC Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student who is currently serving as an ALC tutor, working more than 10 hours/week.  Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Alumni Association Part-Time Scholarship Awarded to a part-time student with a minimum 2.0 GPA who has demonstrated a commitment to Union County College. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Alumni Scholarship for Degree Completion Awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who has completed a minimum of 40 credits at the time of application. Scholarship will be awarded to a Union County resident who demonstrates financial need. Recipient must pledge their intention to graduate from Union County College
American Association of University Professors Scholarship (#1) Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed at least 18 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipient must have involvement in community activities and demonstrate financial need.
American Association of University Professors Scholarship (#2) Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed at least 18 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipient must have involvement in community activities and demonstrate financial need.
American Association of University Professors Scholarship (#3) Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed at least 18 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipient must have involvement in community activities and demonstrate financial need.
American Way Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student enrolled in the ESL Program who has completed a minimum of 6 credit hours and demonstrates financial need.
Virginia and Henry Apelian Scholarship Two scholarships awarded annually. The first must be of Armenian descent with priority given to financial need and academic achievement. This recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 and must have completed at least 15 credits. In the event there are several qualifying candidates (of Armenian descent), priority will be given to the student with the highest grade point average and financial need. If there are no qualifying students of Armenian descent, then priority will be given to students from countries formed after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. (for example, Ukraine, Belarus). If no qualifying student can be found, then the scholarship may be awarded to a student from any European country. Second award to student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who has completed at least 15 credits, and has financial need.
The Barnes-Taylor Family Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student over the age of 25 who has completed a minimum of 24 credits with a 2.5 GPA and has applied for financial aid.
Alan R. Barwiolek Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student in ASL or Deaf Studies Certificate or Interpreters for Deaf Degree Program who has completed 12 credits (Certificate Program) or 30 credits (Degree Program) with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Recipient must have declared interpreting as a career track, demonstrate financial need, and be a U.S. citizen.
James C. Bashe Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student in the Allied Health Program, with priority given to a Physical Therapy student.
Eugene H. Bauer Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has completed 30 credits towards an Associate Degree Program. Recipient must be a resident of Union County or adjacent counties (Essex, Middlesex, Morris and Somerset).
Ernest & Georgia Bell Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student pursuing a degree in Business Administration or Business Management. Recipient must have a “B- average” (2.7 GPA) and be a Union County resident. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Ceinwen Bergen Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student in his/her sophomore year from a Union County city (Elizabeth, Plainfield, Rahway, Linden, Roselle). Recipient must be a Humanities major in the Liberal Arts Program and demonstrate financial need. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 or better cumulative GPA at the time of application for the scholarship.
Elizabeth J. Bielefeld Memorial Scholarship Awarded to full or part-time students who are residents of Union County and who plan to transfer to a four-year institution upon graduation. Preference will be given to residents of Summit, NJ. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application and have completed a minimum of 12 credits. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Hermann J. Bielefeld Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student pursuing an A.A. or A.S. Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Physical Science or Languages. Recipient must have a 3.0 or better average and have completed 12 credits. Preference will be given to a student who is a single parent working full or part-time. Preference will be given to a student in financial need
Donald E. Billiar Memorial Scholarship Awarded to the applicant with the highest cumulative GPA (minimum 3.0) after having completed a minimum of 20 credits.
Samuel Blake Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in a law enforcement, teaching or nursing program. Recipient must have a “B average” (or 3.0 GPA) and must have completed 12 credits. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Elizabeth M. Blatz Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has completed at least 12 credits and has earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need
Joan and Pete Blatz Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student with preference given to a student athlete. Recipient must demonstrate financial need, have completed at least 12 credits, and have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Frank and Penny Bolden Scholarship  Awarded to a full or part-time student who has an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher having completed 12 or more credits. Recipient must submit Financial Aid application and be eligible for financial aid.
Martha Bracher and Marguerite Hesseman Scholarship Awarded to a student who has completed 12 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipient must be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate financial need. Priority will be given to applicants who are Hillside or Scotch Plains residents, or are Hillside or Scotch Plains H.S. graduates.
The Nadine Brechner Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has passed Institute for Intensive English courses and is enrolled in credit courses. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Bristol Myers Squibb Scholarship Awarded to a current or transfer full time, matriculated student. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to renew scholarship.
The Brown Family Paramedic Scholarship Awarded to a new or continuing full or part-time student in the Paramedic Program, including those working towards an Associate’s degree in the Paramedic Program. Preference will be given to a student with financial need.
Dr. Tressa and Dr. Thomas Brown Scholarship Awarded to a current full time, matriculated student in Liberal Arts (Early Childhood Elementary Education Option Pre K-3) or Liberal Arts (Education Option Grades 4-12). The student must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and demonstrate financial need and a commitment to Union County College.
Bruckner Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time male student, born in the USA, 25 years of age or younger, who has completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at time of application. Recipient must be majoring in engineering and planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree after graduating from UCC.
Business Association of Union County College Scholarship Awarded to a student who is an active member of the Business Association of Union County College.  Student must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher having completed 12 or more credits.
Rosemary and Eugene Carmody Scholarship Awarded to a student majoring in either Business or Liberal Arts with an Education option. Priority will be given to a full-time student. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed at least 24 credits. Recipient must have active participation in Union County College and/or community programs. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, College or community participation, and financial need.
Careers in Transportation Scholarship Awarded to students who participate in the Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Truck Driving Programs at Union County College.  Priority will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need.
The Celgene Future Caregiver Award Scholarship Awarded to a new or continuing full-time student working towards an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing, with a 3.0 (B) or better average. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Cento Amici Scholarship in Memory of John Neiswanger Awarded to a student of Italian-American descent who has completed a minimum of 24 credits with a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Helen E. Chaney Completion Scholarship Awarded to members of a first-time, full-time Fall student cohort.   Recipients must be entering the final year of their degree program and be on course to graduate on time.  Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
Helen E. Chaney Scholarship for Part-Time Students  Awarded to part-time students with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and in a matriculated major. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.
The Christ Fellowship Kingdom Advance Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student. Recipient must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or above. Recipient must be a member of Christ Fellowship Church in Elizabeth, NJ, as verified in writing by the Senior Pastor of the Church. If more than one candidate qualifies in a given year, then the award will be given to the candidate with the most financial need as the second criteria. If a third tier of criteria is needed, then it will be by the higher GPA.
Coca-Cola Refreshments Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who demonstrates financial need.
ConnectOne Bank Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student with a minimum 2.8 GPA.  Recipient must be a Union County resident.  Financial need is preferred, but not mandatory.
ConnectOne Bank Completion -Scholarship Awarded to a first-time, full-time student with a minimum 2.8 GPA.  Recipient must be a Union County resident, entering the final year of their degree program and be on course to graduate on time. Financial need is preferred, but not mandatory.
Cooperative Counseling Services Scholarship Awarded to full- or part-time students with a 3.0 GPA who demonstrate financial need.  Recipients must show promise and desire to succeed in school and must be Union County residents.
Camille and Robert Cormier Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Corporate Chefs Scholarship Awarded to a student enrolled in a program at the Plainfield Campus who demonstrates financial need.
Prof. Pedro X. Cosme Psychology-Social Services Scholarship Fund Recipient must be a Psychology or Social Services major, with a min. 3.0 GPA, as well as a transcript with no Ds, Fs or Withdrawal in any semester. Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at time of award, and have completed a min. of 24 credits. Award will be made based on financial need. Must submit application for financial aid to Financial Aid office and be eligible for financial aid. Essay required (on scholarship application) describing academic experience at UCC and future academic and professional goals.
Daniel G. Covine Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has completed 12 credits with a 3.0 GPA, and is a resident of Union County. Preference will be given to students in the Paralegal Studies Program; if no appropriate student is eligible, then the scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need. 
Cranford Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, Local 37, Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student. Recipient must be a firefighter or a family member of someone in the Fire Service, paid or volunteer. Preference will be given to a resident of Cranford, NJ.  If no eligible Cranford resident is available, then the scholarship will be opened to Union County residents meeting the other criteria.
Cranford Jaycees Scholarship Scholarships will be awarded to full-time students who are residents of Cranford, NJ. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Judge Cuddie E. Davidson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Del Cid Dreamer Scholarship Awarded to full- or part-time students who are naturalized US citizens, permanent legal residents, DACA or undocumented immigrants pursuing higher education at Union County College, with a preference given to undocumented immigrants.  Recipient must have completed 12 credits and have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to a students who demonstrate financial need. A student may receive this particular scholarship only once.
Lillian Pierce Dievler Arts & Humanities Scholarship The scholarship will be awarded to students in one of the following majors: Fine Arts, Communications or English. Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credits and earned an overall GPA of 3.0.
Dubitsky-Belmonte Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a Linden resident. Recipient must have successfully completed all developmental/remedial requirements, and must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA at the time of application. Recipient must have the designation as one of the following from a U.S. Military Branch: Discharged Veteran / Military Reservist / Active Duty.
Elizabethtown Gas “Fueling the Future” Scholarship Awarded to full-time students who are enrolled in one of the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).  Recipients must be Union County residents and have a 2.5 GPA to receive award.
Engineering/Engineering Technology/Architecture Department Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student, taking at least 6 credits and matriculated in one of the programs offered by the Engineering/Engineering Technology/Architecture Department at UCC. Recipient may receive this scholarship support for more than one year. Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application for the scholarship and have completed a minimum of 12 college-level credits at Union County College. Applicant must also submit a 300 word essay on the personal impact some aspect of engineering, engineering technology or architecture (e.g., a practitioner, historical development, economic impact, environmental influence, edifice), past or present, has had on their choice of major. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need and evaluation of the essay by a committee determined by the E/T/A Department.
Faculty Scholarship Awarded to a matriculated student who has completed 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.2. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Farrell Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time matriculated student majoring in Business or a Business option.  The recipient must have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Scholarship will be awarded based on financial need.
Donald J. & Margaret V. Feaster Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student majoring in the sciences, with preference for obtaining an Engineering degree. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application for the scholarship and have completed a minimum of 12 credits. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
The Dr. Sondra Fishinger Scholarship Awarded to a full-time, Educational Opportunity Fund Program (EOF) student who is a member of Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society and who has completed a minimum of 12 credits, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.  Student must submit application for financial aid.  Preference will be given to a student who intends to complete an Associate’s degree at UCC and transfer to a 4-year institution.
John G. Flynn Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student in the Engineering/Technology/Architecture Department, with preference given to those students in one of the Engineering Technology programs. Recipient must have a B- GPA. Preference will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need.
The Barbara H. Foley Scholarship (#1) Awarded to a Union County College ESL student who has not failed the previous ESL course. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
The Barbara H. Foley Scholarship (#2) Awarded to a full or part-time student in the I.I.E. Program who is doing well.
The Fox Family Scholarship (#1) Awarded to a matriculated full or part-time student and a resident of Union County who has successfully completed at least one English-as-a-Second-Language class and a minimum of 12 credits with a “C+ average” (or 2.5 GPA). Recipient must be of immigrant background and demonstrate financial need.
The Fox Family Scholarship (#2) Awarded to a matriculated full or part-time student and a resident of Union County who has successfully completed level 6 in English-as-a-Second-Language class and a minimum of 12 credits with a “C+ average” (or 2.5 GPA). The recipient must be of immigrant background and be planning to become a teacher
Freeholder Scholars Program  Please see listing under Union County Freeholders Scholarships
Thomas Gallagher Scholarship Awarded to a full time second year student who is majoring in a mathematics related field and demonstrates financial need.
Dorothy Gasorek Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a resident of Union County. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
The Arthur Geilfuss Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a resident of Union County. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
The Emma Geilfuss Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who intends to complete an associate’s degree. Preference shall be given to a Union Township resident. Preference will be given to a student in financial need. There shall be only one scholarship recipient annually.
General Endowment Scholarship The purpose of this scholarship is to prevent and deter student need for loans. Students may be full or part-time, must have and maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA, and must have applied for financial aid and found to be either ineligible or only partially eligible for grants-in-aid.
Gibson Family Foundation Scholarship Awarded to a full time student with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipient must demonstrate financial need
Glasser Foundation Scholarship Awarded to an adult female Union County College student (age 30+).
Glasser Foundation Completion Scholarship Awarded to first-time, full-time students entering the final semester of their degree program, who are on course to graduate.
Dr. Edward Golda Scholarship Awarded to a student of Polish descent and/or from Poland, enrolled in either the Institute for Intensive English or regular course offerings with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipient must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to a student with interest in foreign language as a field of study.
Dr. Andrea Green Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student majoring in English, Fine Arts, or Liberal Arts.  Scholarship will be awarded to a female student, age 25+, who has a 3.0 GPA at the time of application.
Jerry Green Memorial Scholarship Awarded to one first-time/full-time African American male student and one first-time/full time African American female student. Recipients must have minimum 2.5 GPA and have completed minimum 30 credits and be on track to graduate on time.  Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need.
John & Patricia Griffith Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time EOF student who plans to transfer to a four-year college. Recipient must have earned at least 12 credits and have a GPA of at least a “B- average” (or 2.7 GPA). The scholarship will be awarded based on financial need.
Dr. Toby Grodner Scholarship Awarded to a full-time Business major, with emphasis on Marketing or Management, who has completed a minimum of 30 credits with at least a “B average” (or 3.0 GPA). The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Professor Casey Grygotis Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.75 at the time of application.  Recipient must be part of an Engineering-related curriculum or program and expect to earn an Associate’s degree in an Engineering-related field.
Richard & LaVerne Haberski Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student majoring in engineering or science with a minimum “C+ average” (or 2.5 GPA). It is preferred that at least one recipient each year is a Linden resident
Charles J. Hanak Jr. and Mary Hanak Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Lavinia and Michael Hand Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student pursuing a professional level career in the medical field. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Robert F. Hand Scholarship Awarded to a Cranford resident who demonstrates good academic scholarship and financial need.
Thomas H. Hannen, Sr. Scholarship Awarded to a full time student with a minimum 2.0 GPA who demonstrates financial need.
Margaret B. Hanson Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time Liberal Arts major who has completed a minimum of 9 credit hours with a 3.0 GPA in English courses. Recipient must plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate active involvement in community activities. Recipient must be a resident of Union County. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Dr. Elizabeth K. Hawthorne Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship Awarded to a female student studying Cybersecurity who has completed at least 15 credits and earned a minimum overall GPA of 3.5.  Recipient must be enrolled in a min. of 9 credit hours, with preference given to a full-time student.  Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.
The Walter Hazard Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Computer Science field who has completed a minimum of 15 credits with a 2.5 GPA and demonstrates financial need.
William R. Hearst Foundations American Honors Scholarship Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the American Honors Program at Union County College, and who plan to continue at a four-year institution upon graduation.  Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credits.  Preference will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need and who intend to permanently reside in the U.S. after completing their studies
Professor Donald Hedeen Scholarship Awarded to a full time student who has completed at least 24 credits and is majoring in Engineering.
Sherry Heidary Scholarship Awarded to students with an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients must be taking one of the following courses: Chemistry 111, 113, or 211 and have a 3.0 or better grade in the course – to be selected for this scholarship. In order to receive this scholarship, recipients must enroll in one of the following courses: Chemistry 112, 114, or 212.
Sherry Heidary Veterans Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student who has the designation as one of the following from a U.S. Military Branch:  Discharged Veteran, Military Reservist, Active Duty.  Preference will be given to male students and to those students majoring in one of the STEM disciplines.
Ethel M. Heim – A Friend of the College Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed at least 15 credits with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA who demonstrates financial need.
Everett A. Heim Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who demonstrates financial need.
Hertling/Nickell Family Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time female student, majoring in Business and is a Union County resident. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Joseph Hines Public Safety Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is a Criminal Justice major.  Student must have a minimum 2.75 GPA  (B- average). Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Shirley Hirschfeld Memorial Scholarship Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the American Honors Program at Union County College.  Recipients must have completed a minimum of 30 credits, but not more than 60 credits, and are on track to graduate.  Recipients must be Union County residents who demonstrate financial need.
The Hispanic Law Enforcement Association of Union County, Inc. Awarded to a full or part-time student of Hispanic decent, under the age of 25. Recipient must be enrolled as a Criminal Justice major or have taken one or more Criminal Justice related courses with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application for the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to students who reside in Union County.
Phillip Robert Hudak Scholarship Awarded to a part-time student who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and is enrolled as an English major or in a Creative Writing program.  Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Robert Hudak Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has a “B” (3.0) or “B-“ (2.7) average, has completed at least 12 credits and is a resident of Union County. Recipient must be someone who was a serious high school student with a history of volunteer activities, or who has held a job while attending school. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Infineum Science & Technology Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student working toward an Associate degree in Chemistry or Engineering, who plans to transfer to a four-year institution.  Recipient must have completed a minimum of 24 credits with a 3.0 GPA.  Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Institute for Intensive English Scholarship Awarded to a student who has successfully completed 12 hours of English as a Second Language (ESL) and demonstrates financial need.
Investors Foundation Scholarship for the Future Awarded to a full-time student who has completed a minimum of 30 credits, but not more than 60 credits.  Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of award. Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Kenneth W. and Mildred F. Iversen Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time female student who is a single mother and a resident of Union County. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Sharon Johnson Educational Excellence Scholarship Awarded to a full-time EOF student who has completed a minimum of 12 credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is awarded based upon financial need and academic achievement.
Alfred and Caryl Kaercher Scholarship Awarded to a full time second year student who is pursuing an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a Fine Arts Option in Graphic Arts, Illustration or Visual Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Kaercher “Bridge Builder” Scholarship Awarded to full- or part-time students who are active tutors in one of the UCC Academic Learning Centers, and who demonstrate financial need.
The Karma Foundation Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time female student returning to school following hardship or child rearing. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Jean Kellogg Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student residing in Union County. Preference will be given to an older student (30+) who is working and going to school. Recipient must have a “B average” (or 3.0 GPA) and must have completed 12 credits. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Kiwanis Luerich Scholarship Awarded to a student who is an Elizabeth resident and demonstrates financial need and a commitment to the College or Elizabeth community. Good citizenship must be demonstrated by volunteer, charitable or public service. Recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
The Barbara Ann Kloss Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time matriculated student, preferably of Polish descent, in a Liberal Arts or Business Program. Recipient must have a “B average” (or 3.0 GPA) and must have completed a minimum of 12 credits. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Ferdinand Klumpp Scholarship Awarded to an entering or continuing full or part-time student majoring in a Business or Engineering curriculum. Recipient must be a resident of Union County. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Fred & Betty Kopf Scholarship  Awarded to full-time students who are in a matriculated major and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must demonstrate financial need
Fred & Betty Kopf Scholarship for Part-Time Students  Awarded to part-time students who are in a matriculated major and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students must demonstrate financial need.
Fred & Betty Kopf Completion Scholarship  Awarded to students who are members of a first-time, full-time, Fall student cohort.  Recipients must be entering the final year of their degree program and be on course to graduate on time.  Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Raymond B. and Lillian B. Krov Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is majoring in Business. Recipient must have completed at least 12 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students residing in Clark.
Esther and Jerome Krueger Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has completed 12 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who is majoring in an Allied Health Profession or Biology. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
Catherine & Myron Kuscenko Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-or part-time student majoring in Education, who has completed 12 credits and has a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Harry Lampel Scholarship for Part-Time Students Awarded to part-time students who are enrolled for two or three courses per semester.  Students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and maintain a 3.0 GPA (B average). Preference will be given to students who are parents.
Dolores M. Lanzner Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who is in a Social Services program. Recipient must be a resident of New Jersey, preferably Union County. The Scholarship is awarded based on financial need.
Lawrence-Collins Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student having completed 12 credits. Recipient must demonstrate active involvement in community activities (for example, a religious or social organization). Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference will be given to a Plainfield resident and preference will be given to a student in financial need.
The Legacy Scholarship

Awarded to full-time students who have completed a minimum of 30 credits, but not more than 60 credits. Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of award.  Scholarships will be awarded to those students who demonstrate financial need.

 

The Legacy Completion Scholarship Recipients must be members of a first-time, full-time, Fall student cohort. Recipients must be entering the final year of their degree program and be on course to graduate on time.
Lessner Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 24 completed credits. Financial need and academic achievement are considered in awarding this scholarship
Leigh and Julian Levitt Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student in the Biology or Chemistry Program, with a GPA of 3.0 or better and has completed 12 credits or more (excluding non-credit bearing courses). Students with financial need are preferred, but not required. If there are no qualifying students, then the scholarship will be awarded to a full or part-time student in any program with a GPA of 3.8 or better and has completed 30 credits or more. This student need show no evidence of financial need.
Linden Mayor’s Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student who is a Linden resident and demonstrates financial need.  Recipient must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 to receive this award.
Chester Lobrow Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student in any degree program. Recipient should be high-achieving and currently in the American Honors program or PTK member at Union County College. Preference given to those who demonstrate financial need.
L’OREAL Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time, female student who has a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of application.

Scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in one of the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), and will be awarded on the basis of financial need

 

Richard O. Luster Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a second-year student who is majoring in Engineering. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
Dorothy C. Luttgens Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need and who are majoring in Business Management.
Rebecca Lydon Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed a minimum of 12 credits with a “C+ average” (or 2.5 GPA) at the time of application. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
MacDonald/McMinn/Whitaker Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time female student over the age of 25. Recipient must have a “B average” (or 3.0 GPA) at the time of application and have completed a minimum of 12 credits.
Dr. Kenneth C. MacKay Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.0 GPA in History/Government and demonstrates financial need.
Ian MacRitchie Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student who is majoring in Business or Communications and who has completed 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Recipient must demonstrate financial need.
William & Helen MacRitchie Scholarship Awarded to a student who has a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of application. The student will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.  A prospective recipient must submit an application for financial aid to the Financial Aid office and be eligible for financial aid.
The John A. & Ruth Davis Manger Scholarship Awarded to full or part-time students with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Preference will be given to women pursuing studies or a career in the fields of mathematics or science (including medical technology, excluding nursing).  Preference will be given to Union County residents.
Manley-Winser Foundation Scholarship Awarded to a student who has a minimum “C+” (2.5 GPA) average.  Preference will be given to a Summit high school graduate or student who is a resident of Summit, NJ. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and those with a history of community and/or school service.
Joseph M. Margiotta Award for Excellence in History & the Social Sciences Awarded to a full-time student who is enrolled in one of the History, Government or Psychology degree programs. Student must have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Harry B. Martin Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student whose major area of study is devoted to the protection of our environment, including Engineering/Sustainability Science and Biology majors. Recipient must have completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Judy Danetz Mayer Scholarship Awarded to a matriculated female student who is a single, widowed or divorced mother over 30 years of age. Recipient must have successfully completed English 089 with a “B” (3.0) or better average and a minimum of 9 credit hours. Applicants must write a 250-word essay explaining how her self-concept has changed since starting at Union County College.
The Phyllis Mayer Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student majoring in Biology, who has a 3.5 GPA at the time of application, and who has completed 12 credits.  Preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need.
John H. and Serena M. McCoy Scholarship Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
James & Bernice McGowan Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student working towards an Associate’s Degree, with a 3.0 (B) or better average. Preference will be given to a student majoring in Business. The scholarship will also be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Peter J. McGuire Organized Labor Scholarship Student applicants will be considered for award in the order that follows:  Awarded to students who are registered, or are planning to attend, a bona-fide apprentice program affiliated with the NJ Building & Construction Trades Council and recognized by the US Dept of Labor and are enrolled in the AAS-Technical Studies Program; or Students enrolling in the AAS-Technical Studies Program; or Students enrolling in any of the following programs: Nursing, Criminal Justice, Education, Early Childhood/ Elementary Education or Public Administration and plan on joining the labor movement in a local union.
Elizabeth McMenamin Scholarship for Book Worms & Nerds Awarded to full or part-time student who has a minimum 2.0 GPA at the time of application.  Applicants must self-report that they consider themselves either a book worm or a nerd, or both.
Barbara Neblett Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a current Institute for Intensive English student who has successfully completed one semester of ESL and is currently enrolled in levels 5 or 6.  The student must have received a B or better in the ESL classes.
Dr. Richard F. Neblett Memorial Engineering Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time minority student who is an Engineering major (Chemistry or other science major as alternate if no qualified Engineering major). Recipient must have a “B+ average” (3.5 GPA) or better (“B average” (or 3.0 GPA) if no others qualify), have completed 15 credits and be a Union County resident. Preference will be given to a Plainfield High School graduate. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Robert Sydney Needham Memorial Scholarship Awarded to one full-time student who has completed 30 credits toward an associate degree program. Recipient must have a min. 3.3 GPA at time of application and be a NJ high school graduate. Community service and campus leadership at UCC will be considered for selection of the recipient. Priority will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need.
Christine S. Nelson Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student age 35 or older with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
The New Future Scholarship Awarded to full-time students who have completed between 12 and 24 credits, and maintained an overall minimum GPA of 3.2.  Students selected for this award should express a desire to help their community, on or off campus.  Recipients intend to complete their Associate degree and continue on to a four-year institution. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need.
Duane & Joanne Norelli Memorial Scholarship Awarded to first-time, full-time students who are on track to graduate.  Recipients must be Psychology majors who have completed a minimum of 30 credits and earned a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Northfield Bank Foundation Scholarship Awarded to full or part-time students who have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  Scholarships will be awarded to students who reside within the Northfield Bank service area (NJ – Avenel, E. Brunswick, Linden, Milltown, Monroe Twp., Rahway, Union, Woodbridge or NY – Staten Island).
Edward, Alice & Frances Olszewski Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student majoring in one of the following programs: Practical Nursing, Health Sciences or EMT.  Student must have completed 12 credits and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Dr. Saul Orkin and Maria Lydia Orkin Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a Liberal Arts student who has completed at least 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.5
Susan Pancurak Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student entering the second year of the Physical Therapy Assistant Program. Must demonstrate a sense of maturity and responsibility and keen interest in the profession.
Elizabeth M. & Jesse B. Patberg Memorial Completion Scholarship Awarded to a first-time, full-time student who is entering the final year of their degree program and is on course to graduate.  Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be majoring in either Biology or Nursing.
Pepsi Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who demonstrates financial need.
Perry Family Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student enrolled in the Business or Education Program, have completed a minimum of 12 credits with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be a resident of Union County. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Frank J. Peterpaul Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student enrolled as a Liberal Arts major with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and must have completed a minimum of 12 credits. The scholarship is awarded based upon academic achievement and financial need.
J.G. Petrucci Company Veterans Scholarship Awarded to full or part-time students.  Recipients or recipients’ parents must have the designation as one of the following from a U.S. Military Branch:  Discharged Veteran, Military Reservist, Active Duty.
Vincent C. Piro Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time art student of very limited means. Recipient must maintain a “C average” (or 2.0) or better. Recipient must attend annual Scholarship Reception. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Ann M. Poskocil Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time, first-generation college student who is in a Liberal Arts or Science program.  Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application.  Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.  Preference will be given to a single mother.
Emil Prazak Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a second year student majoring in Business or Engineering and who is preferably attending classes in the evening.
PSEG Foundation Scholarship Awarded to a full-time Hispanic student majoring in one of the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).  Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Public Safety Department Scholarship Awarded to full-time student majoring in Criminal Justice.  Recipient must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.  The scholarship will be awarded based on financial need.
Dominick Quagliato Distinction in Science Award Awarded to full-time students enrolled in one of the following STEM degree programs: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Engineering or Mathematics. Recipients determined by STEM faculty committee based on grades.
Raudelunas Family Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who resides in Union County. Recipient must be someone who values education and whose life will be changed by this scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Eleanor B. Reiner Foundation ASL/Deaf Studies Scholarship Awarded to a student in the ASL or Deaf Studies Certificate or Interpreters for Deaf Degree Program.
The Ann Richards Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is maintaining a “B” (3.0 GPA) or better average. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Andrea and Victor M. Richel Family Foundation Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student. Recipient must be a graduate of Governor Livingston High School, Berkeley Heights, NJ. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need
Richel-Lepree Family Scholarship Awarded to a student majoring in Liberal Arts with an Education option. Priority will be given to a student who has completed ESL classes. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed at least 24 credits. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Recipient must document plans to become a teacher.
Karen Ritter Women in Computing Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a female student majoring in one of the following: AS-Computer Science; Computer Information Systems & Technology; Engineering: Computer Science; Mathematics: Cybersecurity; AAS-Automotive Technology; Game Design Development.
Susan Bashe Robertson Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student. Preference will be given to a student who is majoring in Liberal Arts/Early Childhood Education. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
The Judy Rouse Memorial Scholarship Awarded to full-time, female students majoring in Humanities. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to those students who demonstrate financial need.
The Sabatino Family Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed a minimum of 18 credits with a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Schering-Plough Foundation Allied Health Scholarship Awarded to a student in Allied Health who attends the Elizabeth Campus and who resides in Elizabeth, NJ or Union County.
Susan R. Schrepfer Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is a parent.  Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application. Preference will be given to a student who is a History major.
Ben A. Sciarrillo Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who resides in Union County. Recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and enrolled in the Physical Sciences or Engineering Program.
Jacqueline Seeland Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has a minimum 3.0 GPA.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
William John Seeland Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the English or Communications program.  Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen.  The scholarship will be awarded based on financial need.  Preference will be given to a Union County resident.  Preference will be given to a female student.
SGA Ambassadors Scholarship Awarded to six students- two on Plainfield Campus, two on Cranford Campus, two on Elizabeth campus. Recipients must have GPA of 3.0+, have completed a min. of 6 credits at UCC, must be registered for a min. of 3 credits on campus where they will serve as Ambassador.  Required 6 hours/week of service, and must attend SGA events at respective campuses where they serve.  Students must attend SGA training session and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct. Scholarship awards will be made following successful completion of service each semester.
Dr. Murray Shereshewsky Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Taras Shevchenko Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time matriculated student of Ukrainian descent with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 12 credits. The applicant must submit a 300-word essay (word processed) on some aspect of Ukrainian life (e.g., culture, history, economy, education, technology), past or present. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need and evaluation of the essay.
Dr. Anthony Signorelli Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is enrolled in the Liberal Arts program as a Psychology or Music major.  Recipient must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed 40 credits.
Arthur, Caroline & George Small Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student with a minimum 2.5 grade point average who is a resident of Union County. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Roy W. Smith Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a new or continuing full or part-time student with a “C” (2.0 GPA) or better average. Preference will be given to a Communications major. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Dr. Wallace Smith & Lisa Chambers Smith Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student majoring in Liberal Arts (Psychology option). Recipient must have a 3.0 or better GPA at the time of application for the scholarship and have completed a minimum of 30 credits. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement.
Southpole Foundation Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student with a GPA of 3.0 or better. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic standing and financial need
Rosa Bello Spina Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a female student majoring in the sciences who has successfully completed a minimum of three science courses and has a minimum GPA of 3.0
SSBH Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student currently enrolled in one of the Social Science/Business/History majors.  Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application and have completed a min. of 12 credits.  Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need.
Sophie and Nicholas Stefiuk Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student having completed a minimum of 12 credits and earned at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The scholarship will be awarded based upon academic achievement and financial need. Recipient must write a letter documenting a keen desire to achieve higher education.
Student Government Association Scholarship Awarded to part-time students who demonstrate financial need.
Student Government Association Academic Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student with preference given to a single parent. Recipient must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application for the scholarship.
Student Government Association Participation Scholarship Awarded to a matriculated student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who is involved in student clubs and activities.
                      Student Government Association Partnership for the Future Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed a minimum of 18 credits with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  This scholarship is open to all Union County College Students.
Student Government Association Part-Time Scholarship Awarded to a part-time student enrolled for 11 credits or less per semester who demonstrates financial need.
Student Support Services Scholarship Awarded to a student who has completed a minimum of 30 credits and has a minimum 3.0 GPA.  The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to students who are current or past student workers or student ambassadors at Union County College.
TD Bank Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student enrolled in the Business, Arts or Sciences Program who has a “B” (3.0 GPA) or better grade point average. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Vito Todaro & Joseph Bent Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is an Irvington or Plainfield High School graduate. Recipient must have at least a “C average” (or 2.0 GPA) and have completed 24 credits.
UBS Westfield Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a resident of Union County. Recipient must be a Business major with a “B-” (2.7 GPA) or better average. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Union County College Black Student Heritage Organization Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time African-American student.  Student must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and have completed a minimum of 12 credits.  The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Union County College Foundation Partnership for the Future Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student on the basis of financial need.
Union County College Foundation Scholarship for International Students Awarded to international students who demonstrate financial need.
Union County College Foundation Scholarship for Part-Time Students Awarded to part-time needy students.
Union County College Law Enforcement Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student who is an active or retired police officer of Union County, or a child of a law enforcement officer in Union County, NJ.
Union County College Physical Plant Association Scholarship The Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrates financial need.
Dean S. Van der Clute Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is entering the second year and is an Architecture major with a 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be a U.S. citizen.
Madeline M. and Anthony A. Vertelis Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a Linden High School graduate and resides in Linden or Union. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Wakefern/ShopRite LPGA Classic Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time Business major who has completed 12 credits with a 2.8 GPA and who demonstrates both active involvement in community activities and financial need. Preference will be given to a student enrolled in Food Industry Marketing and Management courses.
John Allison Ward Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Sherry Warman Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student majoring in Social Services. Preference will be given to a student in financial need.
Weidenburner Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is a Linden High School graduate. Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and have completed 12 credits. Awarded based on academic achievement and financial need.
Judge Chester and Emily Weidenburner Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is a Linden High School graduate. Recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and have completed at least 12 credits. This scholarship is awarded based upon academic achievement and financial need.
The Harry and Travis Weinberger Paramedic Scholarship Awarded to a student in the Paramedic program. Recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on pre-requisite general education course work, and a 3.0 or better in the fall semester of the Paramedic program. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and exceptional EMS skills.
Wells Fargo Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who is a business major. Recipient must have completed 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic ability and financial need.
William West Scholarship Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Westfield Foundation Scholarship Awarded to students who are Westfield residents and demonstrate financial need.
Westfield Rescue Squad EMT Opportunity Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student and a certified EMT. Each recipient must commit to one (1) duty period each week for a min. of 20 (and up to 26) weeks of volunteer service at the Westfield Rescue Squad, as defined by Westfield Rescue Squad policy. Commitment may be renewed. The scholarship may be applied to any field of study or degree program in return for this commitment
Westfield Rescue Squad Paramedic Scholarship Awarded to students who are enrolled in the Paramedic program.  Recipient must commit to one (1) duty period each week for a min. of 20 (and up to 26) weeks of volunteer service at the Westfield Rescue Squad, as defined by Westfield Rescue Squad policy.  Commitment may be renewed
Frederick R. Wiehl Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student enrolled in the Allied Health field, who has completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need.
Lenny Andre Williams Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who has a minimum 3.5 GPA and has completed 30 credits.  The scholarships will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Sturgis Wilson Memorial Scholarship This prize is awarded at Commencement in May to a student who is a graduating Union County College Foundation scholar with the highest GPA and who has made contributions to the life of the College.
Doris Kiefer Wolf Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full-time matriculated female student in the Biology, Chemistry or Pre-Med program who has completed her first year and is a resident of Union County. Recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
Professor Elmer Wolf Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student who is an Engineering or Science major.  Recipient must have a minimum “B average” (or 3.0 GPA).  Recipient must be planning to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree.  The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Louise Yohalem Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who has completed 12 credits and has a “B” (3.0 GPA) or better average. Recipient must be a first-generation female student either born in a foreign country or whose parents were born in a foreign country. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Yehoshua (Joe) Yosifon & George L. Patchell Scholarship Awarded to a part-time “adult” student with a “B average” (3.0 GPA) or better who is matriculating towards a degree and who demonstrates financial need not otherwise satisfied (or qualified) through federal or state aid programs.
Zimmermann Family Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time student who has a minimum 3.0 GPA at time of award, and has completed a minimum of 12 credits.
Maria & Bruno (Bud) Ziolkowski Scholarship Two scholarships will be awarded annually to full or part-time students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  The students must have completed 12 credits and must be Union County residents.  One scholarship is to be awarded to a student majoring in Education (Science or Math) and the second is to be awarded to a student in the Paramedic program.  The scholarship is awarded based on financial need.
George P. Zirnite Memorial Scholarship Award Monetary award for future tuition is awarded at Awards Night in May to a graduating student majoring in liberal arts, communications, or women’s studies who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree the following fall. The recipient is selected by votes of humanities department faculty members based on applications of students invited to apply.
Jack Zissel Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student with a 2.0 GPA or better. Preference will be given to a disabled student.