New Students

American Honors Leadership Scholarship Awarded to incoming full-time students who are enrolled in the new American Honors program for Fall 2018.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
Cheyanne “Shay” Bond Memorial Scholarship  Awarded to a full-time student who is taking a min. of 15 credits per semester.  The student must demonstrate financial need, but be ineligible for federal need-based aid
Bramnick Law Firm Scholarship Awarded to first-time incoming students who are first in their family to attend college. Students must be full- time and Union County residents. Students must demonstrate financial need.
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.
Drs. Thomas and Tressa Brown Scholarship Awarded to an entering Plainfield High School graduate who is a full-time, matriculated student majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education. Recipient must maintain a 2.75 GPA to continue receiving this scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of 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.
Helen E. Chaney Scholarship Awarded to first-time, full-time students with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and in a matriculated major. Recipients must demonstrate financial need.
Coca-Cola Refreshments Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who demonstrates financial need.
Colonna/Cormier Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student coming immediately out of high school with a “B+ average” (or 3.5 GPA). The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
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.
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.
Charles T. Davis, Sr. Scholarship Awarded to students entering the Liberal Arts Program. To be eligible, students must have membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  Preference given to students residing in Union County.  Students must first apply for and accept financial aid prior to receiving scholarship. Continuing recipient(s) must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2.
Rachel Ann Drinkwater Scholarship Awarded to a female Business major who is in the top quarter of her high school class or has maintained a “B” average the last two years in high school. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA while at Union County College and plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree after graduating from Union County College. Recipient must be a United States citizen and no more than 21 years of age.
Frog Crossing Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time female student on the basis of financial need.  Student must submit an application and be deemed eligible for financial aid.
Frog Crossing Foundation First in the Family Scholarship Awarded to a full- or part-time female first-year student who is first in their family to attend college
Freeholder Scholars Program  Please see listing under Union County Freeholders Scholarships
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.
Glasser Foundation Scholarship Awarded to an adult female Union County College student (age 30+).
Glasser Foundation First in the Family Scholarship Awarded to first-time incoming students who are the first in their family to attend college.  Students must have graduated high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and must demonstrate financial need.
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.
Robert F. Hand Scholarship Awarded to a Cranford resident who demonstrates good academic scholarship and financial need.
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.
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.
Investors Foundation 1st in the Family Scholarship Awarded to first-time incoming students who are first in their families to attend college.  Recipients must have graduated high school with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate 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.
Jacobson Family Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who is a graduate of Elizabeth High School or is currently living in Elizabeth and demonstrates financial need.
Sharon Karmazin Scholarship Awarded to a student who is a graduate of Abraham Clark High School in Roselle, NJ.  The recipient must demonstrate academic promise and 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.
Robert and Gloria Law Scholarship Awarded to a full-time student who demonstrates financial need.
John H. and Serena M. McCoy Scholarship Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need.
Dr. William H. McLean Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who plans on enrolling in the Engineering Program. The scholarship will be awarded based on financial need.
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.
New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS) High school graduates who are within the top 15% of their class and who meet other criteria are eligible. Applicants must first apply for all need-based federal and merit-based state financial aid grants. The NJ STARS will cover the remaining balance of tuition and qualified fees. Qualified students will have up to two years from date of high school graduation to enroll and begin using the NJ STARS at Union County College.
Pepsi Scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time student who demonstrates 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
September 11th Memorial Scholarship The primary criteria are to provide assistance to individuals and their immediate families who were impacted by the events of September 11, 2001 and who do not have adequate relief from other sources. In the event there are no candidates who meet the primary criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in one of the emergency serving professions. There are no academic criteria and the scholarship may be awarded to an entering full or part-time student.
C.W. Sharp and T.L. Murphy Scholarship Awarded to a matriculated full or part-time student entering with a 2.0 average or better. Preference will be given to students at the School of Nursing and those with a record of community service. Special consideration will be given to a first generation college student. As part of the scholarship application, the recipient must write an essay expressing his/her career aspirations. Recipient must maintain a 2.5 or better GPA in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Recipient is encouraged to visit his/her former high school to serve as a role model for those who come after. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need.
Student Government Association Scholarship Awarded to part-time students who demonstrate financial need.
Student Government Association Part-Time Scholarship Awarded to a part-time student enrolled for 11 credits or less per semester who demonstrates financial need.
Margaret Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Awarded to full-time incoming students who have a high school minimum GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate financial need. (To be available in Fall 2019)
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 Scholars A two-year scholarship for entering first-year students who rank in the top quarter of their high school graduating class or score 900 or more on their SAT or possess unusual intellectual or artistic talent and are residents of Union County. Students must achieve a minimum 3.0 GPA to renew their scholarships.
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 Freeholders Scholarships Funded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Freeholder Scholars Program covers the cost of tuition and fees for entering or returning students who meet these criteria:
Full time enrollment status (12 or more credits per semester)
Minimum 3.0 or B high school average
Union County resident
Annual family income of $75,000 or less
Applicants must file for federal and state financial aid; the Freeholder Scholars Program will cover the difference between UCC tuition and fees and financial aid received.
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.
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.
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.

 

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