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The purpose of the page is to acquaint you with the variety of scholarships Community College of Philadelphia offers to new and current students.

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2015-2016 Maguire Scholars Program Scholarship

The Maguire Scholars Program will provide five last dollar scholarships valued at $1,000 each to five freshmen entering Community College of Philadelphia in the upcoming fall semester. Eligible applicants must have graduated in June from a Maguire Scholar’s Program High School (see full list below), demonstrate financial need, be involved in community or school volunteer or extra-curricular activities, and are encouraged to participate in the Dual Admissions Program at Community College of Philadelphia. The scholarship is renewable for one year at Community College of Philadelphia, provided recipients remain in good academic standing. Maguire Scholars Program High Schools: AIM academy, Archbishop Carroll, Archbishop Ryan, Archbishop Wood, Bishop McDevitt, Bishop Shanahan, Bonner/Prendergast, Cardinal O’Hara, Conwell-Egan, Cristo Rey, Father Judge, Hallahan, Lansdale Catholic, LaSalle College High School, Little Flower, Mastery- Lenfest Campus, Mastery- Pickett Campus, Mastery-Shoemaker Campus, Mastery-Thomas Campus, Merion Mercy Academy, Mercy Vocational, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Neumann/Goretti, Pope John Paul II, Roman Catholic, Simon Gratz, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, St. Hubert, West Catholic.

Recipients of the Maguire Scholarship are responsible for maintaining contact with the scholarship administrator at Community College of Philadelphia, and must attend the Maguire Foundation Luncheon during the academic year.  Recipients must maintain a 3.0 gpa and be involved in ongoing community service or an extracurricular activity. Your scholarship will be revoked if these mandates are not followed.

If recipients transfer to a Maguire Partner Program, they may be eligible for $5,000 per year. GPA requirement must be maintained.



2016-17 Maguire Scholars Program Scholarship

The Maguire Scholars Program will provide five last dollar scholarships valued at $1,000 each to five freshmen entering Community College of Philadelphia in the upcoming fall semester. Eligible applicants must have graduated in June from a Maguire Scholar’s Program High School (see full list below), demonstrate financial need, be involved in community or school volunteer or extra-curricular activities, and are encouraged to participate in the Dual Admissions Program at Community College of Philadelphia. The scholarship is renewable for one year at Community College of Philadelphia, provided recipients remain in good academic standing. Maguire Scholars Program High Schools: AIM academy, Archbishop Carroll, Archbishop Ryan, Archbishop Wood, Bishop McDevitt, Bishop Shanahan, Bonner/Prendergast, Cardinal O’Hara, Conwell-Egan, Cristo Rey, Father Judge, Hallahan, Lansdale Catholic, LaSalle College High School, Little Flower, Mastery- Lenfest Campus, Mastery- Pickett Campus, Mastery-Shoemaker Campus, Mastery-Thomas Campus, Merion Mercy Academy, Mercy Vocational, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Neumann/Goretti, Pope John Paul II, Roman Catholic, Simon Gratz, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, St. Hubert, West Catholic.

Recipients of the Maguire Scholarship are responsible for maintaining contact with the scholarship administrator at Community College of Philadelphia, and must attend the Maguire Foundation Luncheon during the academic year.  Recipients must maintain a 3.0 gpa and be involved in ongoing community service or an extracurricular activity. Your scholarship will be revoked if these mandates are not followed.

If recipients transfer to a Maguire Partner Program, they may be eligible for $5,000 per year. GPA requirement must be maintained.



50th Anniversary Scholars Program Scholarship


The 50th Anniversary Scholars Program allows qualified Philadelphia high school students graduating in 2016 to pursue an associate’s degree at Community College of Philadelphia with no cost for tuition and fees starting with the Fall 2016 semester.  Eligibility requirements are below:
  • Applicant must be graduating from a Philadelphia high school in June and enroll in the College the following fall.
  • Applicant must file a FAFSA by June 1 and qualify as PELL-eligible. Financial aid funds will be applied to recipients’ tuition account first; scholarship funds will cover remaining tuition and fees for up to three years (excluding summers) or until the completion of the associate’s degree, whichever comes first.
  • Applicant must have applied for admission to Community College of Philadelphia prior to submitting the scholarship application.
  • Applicant must satisfy college-level placement requirement on the English portion of the test (minimum placement English 101) or a minimum SAT score of 510 in English.
  • Applicant must enroll on a full-time basis at Community College of Philadelphia.
  • Applicant must enroll in a degree program of study.
 
NOTE: Only students who are U.S. Citizens or permanent residents who reside in Philadelphia and have graduated from a Philadelphia high school within the Philadelphia city limits are eligible to apply for the 50th Anniversary Scholars Program.

AAWCC/P Book Award

The Community College of Philadelphia's Chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC/P) will provide one (or more students, depending on funding) with book scholarships valued at $100 each.  Awards are distributed to a new student (or students) each fall and spring semester. The book scholarship is for use at the College’s Book Store. To be eligible, students must have earned 12 or more credits at the College, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and participate in community service activities.

Recipients of the AAWCC/P Book Award will be asked to participate in the organization (example: attend one of the AAWCC/P Business Meetings, volunteer at AAWCC/P's annual Spring Networking and Fundraising event, or other event).  Interested candidates should submit their application by October 1.



Almarin Phillips Foundation Scholarship

The Almarin Phillips Foundation Scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate the ability to achieve in academic endeavors and who have overcome barriers on the way to success.  Eligible students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Awardees must be continuing their studies at the College in the next academic year.  Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

Anne Marie Maynard Memorial Scholarship

The Anne Marie Maynard Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students was established in memory of Anne Marie Maynard, an alumna of Community College of Philadelphia’s Nursing Program who dedicated her career to public health, pediatrics and education. The Anne Marie Maynard Memorial Scholarship will award up to $475 to one student in the Nursing program. The award is intended to cover the costs of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), if the student maintains the minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Eligible applicants must be pursuing their first college degree, must be enrolled in the second year of the Nursing program, and have earned 24 or more credits.



Anne P. Ritter Scholarship

The Anne P. Ritter Schoalrship will provide $2,000 in scholarship funds annually. These funds will be used to provide scholarships to two needy students currently enrolled in the College's Nursing program. Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in Nursing 231 and must be graduating in May 2017.  The scholarship will be applied directly to the students' tuition accounts as follows: $500 in fall and $500 in spring. Nursing faculty will select the students each year. Interested applicants must submit their nursing scholarship application by May 9.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

 



Anne Silverman Scholarship

The Ann Silverman Scholarship Award provides funding to students enrolled in, or who began their studies at the College taking ESL courses.  The scholarship will award up to $1,500 to one full-time student or $750 to two part-time students. Students must have completed at least 18 credit hours, should have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and pursuing a degree at the College. Winning applicants are selected based on ESL coursework completed, GPA, and application. Scholarship funds are to be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition account in support of tuition and fees.  Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. You will receive an award letter with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

 

Annette B. Magargee Academic Scholarship

Annette B. Magargee was an expert in student psychological services who juggled a demanding career and raised three children. The Annette B. Magargee Academic Scholarship provides financial assistance each year to one Community College of Philadelphia student pursuing his/her associate degree in Nursing or one of the College’s Allied Health Programs. Applicants must display strong personal and academic attributes. This award provides full funding for tuition and fees at the College for one academic year. Recipient must be returning to Community College of Philadelphia in both fall and spring. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award letter with instructions on how to accept your award.   All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Arronson-Lavine Scholarship Awards

Through the Arronson-Lavine Scholarship Awards, the College’s Nursing department provides financial support to students pursuing an associate degree in Nursing. Interested nursing students must complete the General Scholarship Application for the corresponding year of attendance. Eligible applicants must be entering the second year of the College’s Nursing curriculum and possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (B) with a C in NURS 132 or a 2.8 or higher with a B in NURS 132 (grades are used to determine grade point average). Applicants must file a financial aid application (FAFSA) by April 14th regardless of economic status. Selection of the recipients is competitive. The deadline for submitting an application is in May. Recipients are selected by Nursing department faculty based on the eligibility criteria and application. Awards are announced in June. Multiple stipends totaling $2,400 each are disbursed to recipients September through April. Interested students must submit their Nursing scholarship applications by May 9.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award letter with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia Scholarship

The Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia supports, promotes and protects the common interests of the franchised new car and truck dealers of Greater Philadelphia by providing services and programs, disseminating information, enhancing dealership image and pooling collective influence for the benefit of its members. The Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia Scholarship provides $500-$1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in the Automobile Technology program at Community College of Philadelphia. 

Priority will be given to graduating high school seniors who participated in the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia Student Tech Competition in February.  Those students will be awarded $500 each upon verification of enrollment in Community College of Philadelphia’s Automobile Technology Program.  Remaining funds will provide a scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 to be awarded to a Community College of Philadelphia student enrolled in the college’s Automobile Technology program who:
 
  • Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0,
  • Have applied for graduation and plan to participate in the May graduation ceremony,
  • Will enroll in either AT 221 (Advanced Electrical), or AT 281 (Advanced Engine Performance) during their final summer session,
  • Will complete the requirements for the associate degree in Automobile Technology by August 30th.
 
 
Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award letter with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

 

Benson Jacobs Quinn Scholarship

The Benson Jacobs Quinn Scholarship was established in memory of Walter Benson, Rose and Herb Jacobs, and Emma and John Quinn, who cherished education. This $500 cash scholarship is intended to support a low-income student who values education and is pursuing an associate’s degree. Eligible applicants must have earned a minimum of 24 credits and possess a minimum GPA of 3.5. Recipient must attend the College's Academic Awards Ceremony in early May. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by January 1.


 



Brent Blundin Scholarship

The Brent Blundin Scholarship, named in honor of Brent Blundin who served as the College’s Controller until his retirement in 2005, was established to recognize the academic achievement of a student pursuing an associate degree in Nursing. Specifically, this scholarship will provide a tuition award to a single parent who shows promise and is committed to the field of nursing. One student will be selected to receive $500 toward tuition at Community College of Philadelphia. The recipient will be selected by Nursing department faculty. Interested applicants must submit their General Scholarship Application by December 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. You will receive an award letter with instructions on how to accept your award.   All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Brian Plush Scholarship

The Plush Scholarship, established by an alumnus of Community College of Philadelphia, will provide a $250 scholarship to a student who has overcome adversity and significant obstacles to return to college.   Eligible applicants should be returning to school after having been out of school (either high school or college) for a minimum of two years, or a current student who returned to school after an absence of two years or more and has completed 12 or less credits at the College (at the time of application) and has a minimum GPA of 2.5.  The scholarship funds will be applied directly to your fall 2016 tuition account.  Deadline for application is _______.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Applicants must be returning to school after having been out of school (either high school or college) for a minimum of two years, OR
  • Be a current student who returned to school after an absence of two years or more and has completed 12 or less credits at the College (at the time of application) who has a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Applicants may be enrolled part time or full time
  • Applicant must be enrolled in an Associate Degree program at the College.


Christopher L. Baskins Scholarship

The Christopher L. Baskins Scholarship recognizes one student with a tuition scholarship of up to $1,000.  To be considered, applicants must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, and participate in volunteer or community service activities.  Applicants may be enrolled at the College full- or part-time.  Special consideration is given to students pursuing a career or degree in a service-related field (example: Behavioral Health and Human Services, Youth work, leadership, etc.).  Applicants are encouraged to submit their scholarship applications by early November.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award letter with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

 

College Scholarship for Academic Excellence

The College Scholarship for Academic Excellence provides a maximum annual award of up to $500 to a graduating student who will continue his/her education at a baccalaureate institution. The award is given in recognition of scholarly and general achievement at the College. Financial need is taken into consideration and a minimum of a 3.8 GPA is required. Regular contributions by the faculty and staff at the College fund this award. Future availability is contingent upon continued funding. Awards are paid directly to the four-year institution. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by January 1.



CollegeFairMagazine Book Scholarship in Memory of Rev. Sol Murphy and Cecil Watkins

The CollegeFairMagazine Book Scholarship in Memory of Reverend Sol Murphy and Cecil Watkins will provide students with book scholarships valued at $100 each for the spring semester. The book scholarship is for use at the College’s Book Store. To be eligible, students must have earned 12 or more credits, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and be enrolled, full-time or part-time, in one of the following Social Science programs: Paralegal Studies, Justice, Fire Science, or Geographic Information Systems. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by early November.



Community College of Philadelphia Colonial Spirit Scholarship

The Colonial Spirit Scholarship, funded by donations from your fellow students, will award $500 to one recipient in the spring semester.  The recipient must exemplify pride in Community College of Philadelphia and participate in a student club, organization, or athletics, OR have volunteered at least two campus events.  The recipient must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, have earned a minimum of 30 credits, and  must complete the requirements for the associate’s degree by June 30, 2016.  Interested students are encouraged to apply by early November.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

 



Community College of Philadelphia Foundation Scholars Program

The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation Scholars Program recognizes students who demonstrate the ability to achieve in academic and community endeavors and who have overcome barriers on the way to success. Eligible students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. Awardees must be continuing their studies at the College in the next academic year. Recipients must attend the Foundation Reception in May.  Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 



Daniel Veloric Scholarship

The Daniel Veloric Scholarship will provide support for students attending the College and enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credits, with at least 3 of those credits taken at the College's West Philadelphia Regional Center.  Students may be current or newly enrolled students with a minimum 2.5 grade point average per their College or high school transcript, respectively.  Although the scholarship is available to all students meeting the eligibility criteria, priority will be given to students who are: graduates of West Philadelphia High School pursuing an associate's degree, pursuing an associate's degree in Automotive Technology; OR residents of the Kirkbride Center pursuing an associate's degree at the College.  This scholarship will provide $1,000 per student, per academic year, and will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account in the fall and spring semesters.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

Diane and George Davis Scholarship

The Diane and George Davis Scholarship provides up to $1000 toward tuition to deserving students enrolled at Community College of Philadelphia in pursuit of an associate's degree. Scholarship funds will be applied in equal disbursements over the fall and spring semesters. Scholarship recipients who maintain their eligibility at the end of the first year of the scholarship award may be eligible to receive a second year of funding. Eligible applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have 24 credits or less (at time of application). African-American males are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit their applications by May 10.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Doris Weiss Memorial Scholarship for Art Majors

Doris Weiss began taking classes at the College in 1987. As a senior citizen, she brought with her an extensive background in the arts and was a wonderful addition to the Art department’s classes, as well as an inspiration for the students. Her focus at the College was in painting and ceramics. Upon her death in January 1993, a memorial exhibition of her many art works was held at the College. Her children presented the College with a grant from her estate in order to set up a scholarship in her name for art students. Eligible applicants must possess a miminum GPA of 2.5, have earned 24 or more credits at the College by the end of the spring semester, have completed 12 or more credits in studio, and be returning to the College in the fall. Finalists must submit a portfolio of 6 works of art from studio art classes at the College.  Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.


 



Dr. Edward Anderson Scholarship (Business Programs)

Dr. Edward Anderson was the founding director of the College’s Division of Economics and Business Administration, serving as professor from 1965 until his death in June of 1972. Dr. Anderson was highly regarded for his many talents and contributions to the College as an educator, administrator, entrepreneur, marketing expert and artist. It was Dr. Anderson’s devotion to his students in the role of educator that inspired alumni contributors to name this scholarship in his honor.

The Dr. Edward Anderson Scholarship (Business Programs) provides multiple scholarships to students who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credits each semester. Scholarship funds are disbursed equally over two academic semesters. Eligible applicants must be full-time, possess a minimum GPA of 2.5, and have earned 15 or less credits. High school students pusuing an associate's degree in any of the College's business programs are welcome to apply. Students who are not eligible for state or federal grant assistance will be given preference. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by June 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

Dr. Jose Lebron Scholarship

The Dr. Jose Lebron Scholarship provides one scholarship of approximately $5,000 annually (maximum two years) to a graduating high school senior at Thomas Edison High School who possesses a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Applicants may be contacted for an interview. Recipient must enroll as a full-time student at Community College of Philadelphia. Interested students are encouraged to apply by June 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

Dr. Thomas W. Langfitt Endowment for Nursing Scholarship

The Dr. Thomas W. Langfitt Endowment for Nursing Scholarship, established in memory of Dr. Thomas W. Langfitt, who served on the College's Board of Trustees until his death in 2005, will recognize a student pursuing an associate's degree in Nursing who demonstrates outstanding community service. One cash award up to $750 will be given to assist a student in pursuing his/her goal to become a registered nurse. Eligible applicants must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum of 24 credits. Interested Nursing students must complete the General Scholarship Application by December.



Edith V. Smith Memorial Scholarship

The Edith V. Smith Memorial Scholarship, a $500 award, is given to a visually impaired student who has shown academic achievement and a committment to completeing his/her Associate degree at the College.   Female students and students with demonstrated financial need are encouraged to apply.  Applicants are required to visit the Center on Disability to express an interest in this Scholarship and complete the General Scholarship application.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered (LGBT) Scholarship

The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia LGBT Scholarship was established to recognize Community College of Philadelphia students in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered community and all students who strive to understand the issues facing those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered, and who demonstrate the ability to achieve academically. The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia LGBT Scholarship will award one student a maximum of $1,000 to alleviate the costs of tuition and fees. The scholarship award will be equally disbursed in fall and spring semesters.  Eligible applicants must have completed at least one semester at the College and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. An additional essay is required, therefore, students must complete the Supplemental Application for consideration. Interested students are encouraged to submit their application by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email providing instructions to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia Scholarship

The First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia Scholarship provides a maximum award of up to $4,500 toward tuition, to a full-time student pursuing his/her associates' degree at Community College of Philadelphia. Eligible applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum 30 credits at the College. Student must be participating in community or volunteer endeavors. One recommendation must be from a community or religious leader, or supervisor from an organization at which you have volunteered. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by June 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Frankford Day Nursery Early Childhood Education Scholarship

The Frankford Day Nursery Early Childhood Education Scholarship provides maximum tuition awards of up to $2000 for full-time students, and $1000 for part-time students. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in Education (birth - 4th grade) and must have earned a minimum of 30 credits at the College. The number of recipients will be determined at the discretion of the scholarship selection committee. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipients' Community College of Philadelphia tuition accounts in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.  Eligible applicants must be returning to the College for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Applications are reviewed through March 30, 2016.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 



GAP Foundation Scholarship

The GAP Foundation Scholarship provides a tuition scholarship to two students who participate in the L.E.A.D.S. Program at Community College of Philadelphia pursuing his/her associate's degree. To be eligible, L.E.A.D.S. members must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, must have earned a minimum of 15 credits, and must participate in all of the GAP-sponsored workshops conducted during the spring semester. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipients' tuition account. The recipient will be acknowledged at the L.E.A.D.S. Awards Ceremony in April. Interested students are encouraged to apply March 25. Eligible students will be notified once the GAP Foundation Scholarship application is available.



Goldschlager Future Teacher Scholarship Award

The Goldschlager Future Teacher Award is presented annually to one student to encourage future study in the field of education and teacher preparation. Applicants must be enrolled in the Education Curriculum, have completed 30 credits by the end of the spring semester, and possess a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.  Applicant must have taken at least one of the following Education courses: EDUC 201.  Applications submitted for consideration will be reviewed through March 30.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Goldsmith-Irby Scholarship

The Goldsmith-Irby Scholarship, founded by an alumna of Community College of Philadelphia, provides a maximum award of up to $250 toward tuition to a student pursuing an associate's degree at Community College of Philadelphia. Eligible applicants will possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum of 15 credits at the College. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account for the spring semester. Students who are not eligible for state or federal grants are encouraged to apply. Interested students are advised to submit their applications by October 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Greater Philadelphia Book Bank Award

The Greater Philadelphia Book Bank Award provides up to $500 for the purchase of textbooks (from the CCP College Bookstore) to two (2) Community College of Philadelphia students pursuing their associate's degrees in Culture, Science and Technology; Science; or Engineering Science. Eligible applicants will possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and have earned a minimum 15 credits at the College, including three credits in one of the following:  Biology 109, Math 171, Physics 111, Physics 140, or Chemistry 121.  Book accounts will be established in the College's Book Store for the recipients for the upcoming academic year. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.



Harold E. Kohn Memorial Scholarship

Through the Harold E. Kohn Scholarship, the College’s Nursing department provides financial support to students pursuing an associate degree in Nursing. Interested nursing students must complete the General Scholarship Application. Eligible applicants must be Philadelphia residents and entering the second year of the College’s Nursing curriculum and possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (B) with a C in NURS 132 or a 2.8 or higher with a B in NURS 132 (grades are used to determine grade point average). Applicants must file a financial aid application (FAFSA) by April 14th regardless of economic status. Selection of the recipients is competitive. Recipient is selected by Nursing department faculty based on the eligibility criteria and application. Awards are announced in June. One scholarship totaling $3,600 will be disbursed to the recipient September through April. Interested students must submit their General Scholarship Application by May 9.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will be sent an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.   All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Harry Hunter Truth Scholarship

The Harry Hunter Truth Scholarship, provides a maximum award of up to $1,000, to a student from any high school located in South Philadelphia who exemplifies good character, citizenship, and volunteers in the community. Eligible applicants must possess a cumulative GPA of 2.5. The recipient must be pursuing his/her associate’s degree at Community College of Philadelphia beginning in the fall semester immediately following their graduation in the previous June.  Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition accounts in equal disbursements in the fall and spring semesters.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will be sent an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.    All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Hassel Foundation Scholarship

With support from The Hassel Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students enrolled in one of the College's career and technical education programs, including allied health, technology, etc. Eligible applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate financial need. Annual awards, which average $1,000 and $2,000 each, are given to outstanding students to assist them in pursuing an associate’s degree. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by October 1. 

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Hayward L. Bell Scholarship

The Hayward L. Bell Scholarship will provide one student with up to $5,000 toward tuition. Recipient may be part-time or full-time. If the recipient is a full-time student, the funds can be expended over one year; if the recipient is a part-time student, the funds can be expended over a period of up to four years.  Eligible students should have earned a minimum of 12 credits at the Community College of Philadelphia, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Community service and/or employment history, and financial need will be considered. Applicants must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Finalists will be required to interview with the Selection Committee.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  An award email will be sent which provides instructions on how to accept the award.   All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Immaculata University NSF S-STEM SCHOLARSHIPS

Immaculate University offers scholarships ranging from $17,000-$25,000 per year to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) majors in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Technology who have or will graduate from Community College of Philadelphia with 48 transferable credits, a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above and in need of financial aid.  Full criteria and application can be found at www.immaculata.edu/stemscholars For more information e-mail Sister Susan Cronin, IHM, Ph.D. at scronin@immaculata.edu



Independence Foundation Scholarship

Through the Independence Foundation's Scholarship, the College’s Nursing department provides financial support to students pursuing an associate degree in Nursing. Interested nursing students must complete the Nursing Scholarship Application. Eligible applicants must be entering the second year of the College’s Nursing curriculum and possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (B) with a C in NURS 132 or a 2.8 or higher with a B in NURS 132 (grades are used to determine grade point average). Applicants must file a financial aid application (FAFSA) by April 14th regardless of economic status. Selection of the recipients is competitive. The deadline for submitting an application is in May. Recipients are selected by Nursing department faculty based on the eligibility criteria and application. Awards are announced in June. Multiple stipends totaling $2,400 each are disbursed to recipients September through April. Interested students must submit their General Scholarship Applications by May 9.



J. Whyatt Mondesire Community Impact Scholarship

J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire studied journalism at City College of New York and had his first taste of community activism.  Mr. Mondesire went on to work at the Baltimore Sun and later was the assistant city desk editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer.  After enjoying a career in journalism, he became a top aide to Congressman William H. Gray, during which he advocated for many issues including voting rights and South African Sanctions.  Mr. Mondesire returned to journalism in 1992 and launched the Philadelphia Sunday Sun newspaper where he continued to be a voice for change.  Several years later, he returned to community activism, becoming president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the NAACP tackling diverse issues from Pennsylvania’s voter ID law to improving public schools.

The J. Whyatt Mondesire Community Impact Scholarship seeks to acknowledge future leaders and activists with a $1,000 scholarship toward the pursuit of an associate’s degree at Community College of Philadelphia.  Applicants must have made a meaningful impact on their communities, schools, or faith-based organizations. Eligible applicants must be high school seniors graduating in June 2016 who intend to enroll at Community College of Philadelphia for the fall 2016 semester.   Deadline for application is June 15.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Applicant must demonstrate leadership in his/her community, school or faith-based organization.
  • Applicant must be graduating from a Philadelphia high school in June 2016.
  • Applicant must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Applicant must plan to enroll for the fall 2016 semester at Community College of Philadelphia.  Recipient’s enrollment will be verified.
  • Recipient may be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits) or part-time (6-11 credits) per semester at Community College of Philadelphia.
  • Finalists will be asked to submit a cell phone video highlighting your role in your community.
Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

James and Mitzi White Scholarship

The James and Mitzi White Scholarship will provide $1,000 for the academic year to two (2) students in the Nursing, Allied Health, or Behavioral Health and Human Services programs. Non-traditional students who are returning who have delayed or interupted their education are encouraged to apply. Eligible applicants should exhibit a caring and compassionate nature and have a sincere desire to help others. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  An award letter will be sent with instructions on how to accept the award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



James P Diskin Memorial Scholarship

The James P. Diskin Memorial Scholarship, named for a beloved faculty member of the Mathematics department, will award $4,000 to a deserving student in one of the following majors: Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, or Secondary Education: Math/Science. Applicant must complete the Associates Degree by late summer (summer II) and be transferring to a four-year institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree in math or a math related field. Additionally, applicant should have successfully completed at least two Math courses 171 or above, demonstrate high academic achievement, display strong character and community involvement. Scholarship funds will be transferred directly to the recipient's transfer institution.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by March 30th.



Jane G. Pepper Scholarship

The Jane G. Pepper Scholarship provides $300 toward tuition to one student who is committed to beautifying and protecting our planet Earth. Applicants must participate in community endeavors associated with environmental issues. This award is open to students who completed, or are currently enrolled in Earth Science 111 – Environmental Conservation during the fall semester. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account for the spring semester. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by early November.



Joseph and Freda Lapin Memorial Scholarship

The Joseph and Freda Lapin Memorial Scholarship provides up to $1,000 toward tuition to a graduating high school senior from George Washington High School, who will enter Community College of Philadelphia as a full-time student to pursue an associate’s degree. Eligible applicants will have a 3.0 GPA. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account in equal disbursements for the fall and spring semesters. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by June 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  An award letter will be sent with instructions on how to accept the award.   All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Kathryn J. Engebretson Scholarship

The Kathryn J. Engebretson Scholarship was established by the William Penn Foundation and a private donor to provide financial support to a student attending Community College of Philadelphia in pursuit of an associate’s degree. Availability is contingent upon funding. Specifically, this award is geared toward individuals returning to college and pursuing a postsecondary degree to enhance their lives and achieve their career goals. The scholarship will provide funding for tuition, fees and books up to $10,000, with no more than $5,000 disbursed in one academic year. Only one scholarship will be awarded each year. Actual receipt of the scholarship is contingent upon the student’s enrollment status and grade point average. This scholarship will be awarded with the explicit understanding that the recipient will have successfully completed the requirements for an associate’s degree within the allotted time. Females are encouraged to apply.

  • Applicant must fall into one of the following categories:
  • An individual returning to school after having been out of school (either high school or college) for a minimum of two years; or
  • Current student who returned to school after an absence of two years or more, has completed 15 or less credits at the College (at the time of application) and has a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  • Applicant must enroll or be enrolled in one of the College’s associate degree programs.
  • Applicant can enroll on a part-time or full-time basis, but must enroll in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester if part-time and a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester if full-time.
  • Applicant must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher each semester to remain eligible to receive the scholarship.
Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  An award letter will be sent with instructions on how to accept the award.   All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.


 

Louis Bank Outstanding Achievement in Education Award

The Louis Bank Outstanding Achievement in Education Award is presented annually to one student to encourage future study in the field of education and teacher preparation. Applicant must have completed 30 credits by the end of the Spring semester of the year in which the application is submitted. Applicant must be enrolled in the Education curriculum. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Applicant must have taken at least one of the following Education courses: EDUC 201, 202, 214, 225, 226 or 265.  Submitted applications will be reviewed through March 30.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



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The Louis Bank Outstanding Achievement in Education Award is presented annually to one student to encourage future study in the field of education and teacher preparation. Applicant must have completed 30 credits by the end of the Spring semester of the year in which the application is submitted. Applicant must be enrolled in the Education curriculum. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Applicant must have taken at least one of the following Education courses: EDUC 201, 202, 214, 225, 226 or 265.



Marcellus Shale Coalition Foundation Scholarship

The Marcellus Shale Coalition Foundation will provide three $500 tuition scholarships to students attending Community College of Philadelphia who are enrolled in programs of study in the Energy Training Center (Facility Management, Construction Management, Building Science, Computer Assisted Design [CAD], Architecture or Interior Design). Applicants may be full- or part-time, however, must have earned a minimum of 12 credits at the College and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.   Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by July 7.  You must complete the essays on the General Application.



Math Department Award

The Math Department scholarship awards $500 to a deserving student. Eligible students must be one of the following majors: Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, or Secondary Education: Math/Science. Must have earned a minimum of 36 credits at the College and current course enrollment must include one or more of the following Math courses: 172, 251, 263, 270, 271, or 272.  Students who began in and/or completed MATH 016, 017, or 118 course are encouraged to apply.

In addition, applicant must display a high academic standard, strong character, and community involvement.



One Main Financial Scholarship (Achieving the Dream)

The OneMain Financial Scholarship Program will award two students $3,000 each for the 2016-2017 academic year.  To be considered, applicants should be currently enrolled in a business-related credit-bearing certificate or associate degree program, must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, be enrolled in a minimum 6 credits per semester, be returning for the fall and spring semester, and have completed at least 60% of coursework toward their first degree at the conclusion of spring 2016.  Students who are not working or who are working part time are eligible to apply.  Students may not be working full time.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

P.A.L. Scholarship

The P.A.L. Scholarship will provide one P.A.L. member or alumni enrolled at Community College of Philadelphia with a maximum $350 tuition scholarship for the spring semester.  Qualified applicants must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum of 12 credits at the College.  Applicants must complete the General and the Supplemental Scholarship applications to be considered.  Interested students are encouraged to apply by early November.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

PECO Scholars Program

PECO will award 50 Community College of Philadelphia students pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors $500 toward spring 2016 tuition.  Eligible students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, have earned 12 or more credits and filed the FAFSA for 2015-2016.

STEM majors include Biology, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Mathematics, Science, Computer-Assisted DesignTechnology, Applied Science and Engineering Technology, and Computer Information Systems - Information Technology.
Females, minorites and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Interested students are encouraged to apply by November 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Scholarship

The Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Scholarship will provide $400 to a student pursuing his/her associate's degree; who is a member of the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union, and is registered for at least 6 credits with one course being taken at the Northeast Regional Center. The scholarship recipient must have demonstrated academic achievement, and have overcome obstacles along the way. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account for the fall semester. In addition to the General Scholarship, applicants must complete the Supplemental Application. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by early November.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 



Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established to assist the College’s students in meeting their educational expenses. Although recipients do not need to be enrolled in a particular curriculum, preference will be given to students who have selected a career in public service (Education, Fire Science, Justice, Behavioral Health and Human Services, etc,).  Students must have applied for federal financial aid (FAFSA) and demonstrate financial need and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.  Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Philadelphia Phoenix Fund

The Philadelphia Phoenix Fund provides support to Community College of Philadelphia students pursuing an associate's degree who have completed one of the College's Reentry Support Project programs, or participated in the Philadelphia Veterans Court. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to awards funds to cover recipients' 2016-2017 tuition balance in the event that PELL does not cover the entire balance.  In addition, and even if recipients have no tuition balance, the funds will be used to provide textbooks ($180 fall 2016/$180 spring 2017) and monthly SEPTA TransPasses for the 2016-2017 academic year, September through April (excludes January) for up to five students.  Eligible students must apply via the scholarship application on MyCCP.  Students are encouraged to apply by June 1, 2016.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must have completed one of the College's Reentry Support Project programs, or have participated in the Philadelphia Veterans Court.
Applicant must be English 101 ready or have successfully completed English 101; Applicant must be pursuing an associate's degree; Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester; Applicant must have earned a minimum of nine credits at the College and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.  Scholarship recipients must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for continued eligibility.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

Piscopo Family Endowment

The Piscopo Family Scholarship provides students pursuing an associate's degree in a Business curriculum up to $1,250 for
part-time students and $2,500 for full-time students toward tuition at Community College of Philadelphia. Minority students are strongly encouraged to apply.  Recipients must be residents of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications in early November.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Randolph Family Scholarship

The Randolph Family Scholarship provides up to $600 for tuition and fees for the upcoming academic year to a student pursuing an associate's degree in Music.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Robert Simonson ESL Graduation Award

This scholarship is presented to graduating students who started at the College taking ESL courses.  Award amounts vary.  Recipients are selected based on ESL coursework completed, GPA and answers provided on the general scholarship application.  Deadline for student applications is March 4, 2016.



Ruth Holmes Bacon Award of Excellence (Education-Early Childhood birth-4th Grade)

Established in 1989, the Ruth Holmes Bacon Award of Excellence honors the memory of Ruth Bacon, an instructor in the College’s Education (birth through 4th grade) program. Her creativity in the classroom, her warm and perceptive style and her commitment to mothers returning to school inspired the Education advisory committee and faculty to establish an award in her name. The Ruth Holmes Bacon Award of Excellence provides $1,500 toward tuition, to a graduate of the  program who demonstrates professional promise. Scholarship funds are sent directly to the baccalaureate-degree granting institution to which the recipient is transferring.  Applications for the Ruth Holmes Bacon Award of Excellence will be reviewed through March 30, 2016.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Ruth Holmes Bacon Minority Student Fellowship

Established in 2004, the Award honors the late Ruth Bacon, an instructor in the Early Childhood Education program at Community College of Philadelphia. This scholarship is designed to increase the involvement of students of Asian and Hispanic origins in the Early Childhood Education program. The Ruth Homles Bacon Minority Student Fellowship provides up to $1,500 toward tuition to a current student at the College pursuing an associate's degree in Early Education (birth through 4th). Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's Community College of Philadelphia tuition account in fall 2016 and spring 2017.  Students of Asian and Hispanic descent strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are reviewed through March 30, 2016.


Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Ruth Rovner Scholarship

The Ruth Rovner Scholarship recognizes a student for academic achievement with major emphasis on overcoming significant obstacles and returning to school (high or college) after an absence of two years. Community service and volunteer activities will also be a consideration, but not a requirement. Financial need will also be considered. Students in the following programs are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome: Allied Health (any), Behavioral Health and Human Services, Education, Liberal Studies - Behavior/Social Option, or Psychology. The Ruth Rovner Scholarship provides up to $1,000 toward tuition to one (1) part-time or full-time student.  Students are encouraged to apply by June 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Ryan L. Thorne Technical Achievement Scholarship

Established by a graduate of Community College of Philadelphia, The Ryan L. Thorne Technical Achievement Scholarship provides $500 toward tuition to an outstanding student pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or Technology at a four-year institution. African-Americans and students of African decent are encouraged to apply.   Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.



Sandra Lynn Barnett Scholarship Award

The Sandra Lynn Barnett Scholarship Award was established in 2004 with a gift from the estate of Sandra Lynn Barnett, a longtime employee in the College’s Counseling department. The Sandra Lynn Barnett Scholarship provides a cash award for up to six (6) students pursuing an associates degree at the Community College of Philadelphia. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours and possess a cumulative GPA of  2.5 or higher. Student must have completed at least 24 credit hours at the College. Students who started in one of the Educational Support Services programs, such as English 098/099 or ESL are encouraged to apply.



Scholarship for Education

The Scholarship for Education is a $1,000 award presented to a student whose major is Education.  Applicants must be pursuing an Associate's Degree in Education at the College (Birth - 4th, Middle level - 4th-8th option, Secondary Humanities/Social Studies Education option, or Secondary Math/Science option).  Eligible applicants must be returning to the College for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Funds will be applied to the recipient's fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.  African-American men pursuing an Associates Degree in the mid-level Education curriculum are encouraged to apply.  Submitted applications will be reviewed through March 30.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

Shirley A. Page Future Teacher Scholarship

The Shirley A. Page Future Teacher Scholarship is given to two Education students (Middle-level - 4th -8th grade option, Secondary Humanities/Social Studies Education option, Secondary Math/Science option) who plan to teach in an urban environment.  To qualify, students must be Philadelphia residents pursuing an Associate of Arts degree in Education; must have successfully completed EDUC 201 and EDUC 202; and, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  African-American students and minority students are encouraged to apply.  Submitted applications will be reviewed through March 30.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Shirley P. Thomas Scholarship

The Shirley P. Thomas Scholarship provides fundiing to non-traditional students who have delayed or interupted their education.   The scholarship will award up to $1,000 to two (2) part-time students OR up to $2,000 to one full-time student . Students should have a 2.5 or greater GPA.  Scholarship funds will be applied directly to recipients' tuition accounts in equal disbursements for the fall and spring semesters. Females are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Snider Hockey Scholarship

Community College of Philadelphia is pleased to announce its partnership with Snider Hockey to provide a scholarship valued at $5,000, to one Snider Hockey participant who will attend Community College of Philadelphia.  The scholarship covers tuition for a period of two years of full-time study at the College.  The recipient will recieve $2,500 per academic year applied directly to his/her tuition account.  Snider Hockey participants who are graduating from high school in June 2016 or within six years immediately following high school graduation are eligible for this scholarship.  Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time (12 credits or more) per semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 after the first two semesters.  Recipient must file a FAFSA.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

Strong Lives, Strong Futures, Strong Men Scholarship

The Strong Lives, Strong Futures, Strong Men Scholarship will provide funding for tuition, fees, books or other college needs to  students enrolled at Community College of Philadelphia.  Students must be active participants in the College’s Center for Male Engagement and must have attended Real Talks held by the Center.  Qualified applicants may be part-time or full-time, have earned a minimum of 12 credits at the College, and must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.  Applicants must also answer an additional scholarship essay describing how they give back to their communities (either college or neighborhood). Funds will be applied directly to students’ tuition accounts in the fall and spring semesters.  Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply by October 30, 2015.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

Super Goldsmith-Irby Scholarship

The Goldsmith-Irby Scholarship, founded by an alumna of Community College of Philadelphia, provides a maximum award of up to $250 toward tuition to a student pursuing an associate's degree at Community College of Philadelphia. Eligible applicants will possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum of 15 credits at the College. Scholarship funds will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account for the spring semester. Students who are not eligible for state or federal grants are encouraged to apply. Interested students are advised to submit their applications by October 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Temple Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship

Established by the Temple Nursing Alumni Association, this scholarship will recognize a student pursuing an associate's degree in Nursing. One cash scholarship of up to $350 will be awarded to assist a student in pursuing his/her goals to become a registered nurse. Eligible applicants must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum of 24 credits. Interested Nursing students must complete the Nursing Scholarship Application by December 13.



Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Scholarship

Fred and Kay Lokoff established the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation to honor the memory of their daughter, Terri Lynne, who died tragically in an automobile accident. The Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Scholarship provides up to $1,500 toward tuition to two (2) students graduating from the College’s Education (birth through 4th) program. Additionally, receipt of this award is contingent upon student successfully completing practicum experience, maintaining required minimum grade point average, and exhibiting professionalism as determined by Education (birth through 4th) faculty and practicum supervisor. The ideal candidate should have previous experience working in childcare and be continuing their formal education in the field. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the baccalaureate degree-granting institution to which the recipient is transferring.  Applications for the Terri Lynne Lokoff Scholarships will be reviewed through March 30, 2016.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



The Charitas Foundation Scholarship

The Charitas Foundation will award one full-time student up to $5,000, or two part-time students a maximum of $2,500 each to provide funding for tuition, fees, books or other college expenses. Eligible applicants must be continuing their studies at Community College of Philadelphia during the upcoming academic year, must have earned a minimum of 12 credits at the College, and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Community College Transportation Fellowship

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Community College Transportation Fellowship (DDETFP) awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in a broad range of transportation-related disciplines. This program advances the transportation workforce by attracting the brightest minds to the field through education, research, and workforce development. The DDETFP encompasses all modes of transportation and provides students at community colleges with opportunities to enter careers in transportation. This fellowship may also serve as a feeder for other Eisenhower fellowships available to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students.

Eisenhower Fellowship Applicants must:
  • Be enrolled full time no later than the Fall 2015 academic year;
  • Be pursuing a degree in a full-time program in a transportation-related discipline;
  • Have at least one full academic year remaining in program of study;
  • Conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines; and
  • Plan to enter the transportation profession after completing their higher level education.
For more information and to apply for the fellowship, follow this link:
http://faculty.ccp.edu/dept/autotech/

The deadline to apply is May 17, 2016.


 

The Mark L. Waldman Scholarship

The Mark L. Waldman Scholarship will provide $2,000 to one student enrolled in the College's Dual Admissions Program with Temple University (applicants must attach their acceptance letter). Qualified applicants must also possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, have earned a minimum of 30 credits at the College and be enrolled full-time.  Special consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career path in any curricula involving the legal system, communications, theater arts, or journalism, but all students are welcome to apply.  This tuition scholarship will be awarded to the recipient in equal disbursements at Community College of Philadelphia and, once the recipient's enrollment is verified, at Temple University. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by early November.



The Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Scholarship for Automotive Technology

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Scholarship for Automotive Technology will provide an annual cash award to one student enrolled in the College's Automotive Technology program with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and 15 or more credits who has performed community service.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply by March 1.
 

The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) Scholarship will provide $3,000 to support two or more students in the Nursing curriculum with a scholarship awarded during the spring 2016 semester. Criteria for the scholarship are as follows:
 
  • Applicant must have completed at least one semester of the Nursing Program in good standing
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in a nursing course (Nursing 101, 132, 231, 232)
  • Applicant must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Applicant must have filed the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Applicant must complete the College’s 2015-2016 Scholarship Application
  • Applicant must provide one nursing faculty reference
Qualified students are encouraged to apply by November 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

The Thelma Beatrice Hearst Memorial Book Scholarship

This Book Scholarship in honor of Thelma Beatrice Hearst, an avid reader, will support a student pursuing the Creative Writing Certificate at Community College of Philadelphia.  Eligible students should be PELL-eligible and possess a minimum GPA of 2.5.



The Volvo Scholarship

The Volvo Scholarship will provide one student pursuing an associate's degree in the College's Automotive Technology Program with a $1,000 award annually.  The award will be applied directly to the recipient's tuition account ($500 fall/$500 spring).  To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled in the Automotive Technology Program, possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have earned a minimum of 30 credits at the College.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply in October.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 

Thelma Rebecca Dyer Caswell Scholarship

The Thelma Rebecca Dyer Caswell Scholarship will provide a tuition award of up to $750 in spring 2016 to a student enrolled in the Culinary Arts (CAHM) program. Students must have earned 12 or more credits at the College and be enrolled at least part-time (6 or more credit hours). A minimum 2.5 grade point average is required. Single parents/children of a single parent are encouraged to apply.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 



Theresa Vuong Flynn Memorial Scholarship

The Theresa Vuong Flynn Scholarship honors the late Theresa Vuong Flynn, an instructor in the Early Childhood Education program at Community College of Philadelphia. The Theresa Vuong Flynn Scholarship provides up to $500 toward tuition to a current student who will complete his/her studies at the College in an associate’s degree program. Students should have obtained 24 or more credits at the College and have a gpa of 3.0 or above to qualify.  Vietnamese and minority students are encouraged to apply.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply by March 1.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.



Thomas W. Langfitt, Jr. Memorial Award for Volunteer Community Service

The Thomas W. Langfitt, Jr. Memorial Award for Volunteer Community Service provides up to $1,000 toward tuition to one student annually who demonstrates the ability to achieve in academic and community endeavors.

Tom Scott Math Award

The Tom Scott Math Award was established by the Mathematics department in remembrance of the beloved Thomas R. Scott. This scholarship awards $500 to a student graduating the end of the summer semester. The applicant must display high academic achievement, community involvement, and strong character. Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following majors: Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Secondary Education: Math/Science, and pursing a math or math related baccalaureate degree at a four-year institution.



Wells Fargo Scholars Program

The Wells Fargo Scholars Program was established to recognize students who demonstrate the ability to achieve in academic and community endeavors and who have overcome barriers on the way to success. Specifically, this scholarship program will provide financial support to low-income single mothers or fathers pursuing an associate’s degree, with preference given to a student pursuing a degree in a business-related field (Marketing, Accounting, etc.). Individuals should have community service involvement.  They should also be TANF eligible and/or Pell eligible to qualify. Interested students are encouraged to submit their applications by early November.  Eligble applicants must be returning for the spring semester.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager. All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.
 



Wings for Hope Scholarship

The Wings for Hope Scholarship will support a Community College of Philadelphia student earning his/her associate’s degree in Behavioral Health and Human Services and who is currently enrolled in, or has completed the Academic Recovery and Transformation Certificate Program. To apply, students must have earned a minimum of 50 credits and be on track to complete the requirements for the associate’s degree by May 7, 2016.  Applicants must be transferring to a four-year college or university in fall 2016 and pursuing a baccalaureate degree major in a similar program. The $1,000 scholarship will be sent directly to the recipient’s transfer institution upon receipt of a bill and roster for the fall 2016 semester.  The deadline for student applications is April 8, 2016.

Recipients MUST accept their awards via scholarship manager.  You will receive an award email with instructions on how to accept your award.  All scholarship awards are contingent upon funding. Scholarships are intended for students pursuing an associate's degree and are intended for use at Community College of Philadelphia, unless they are noted as "transfer" scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits at the College, unless otherwise stated. Recipients must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of fund disbursement, or awards may be reduced or rescinded.