Scholarships for when
you graduate from NCC

The Foundation offers three transfer scholarships for NCC graduates: LEAP, Dream, and RN to BSN.

Current Status:

We are now accepting scholarship applications for students graduating in December, 2019 from NCC, who wish to transfer to a four year school for the Spring, 2020 semester. Click on one of the scholarships below to download the application form:

  1. LEAP Scholarship
  2. Dream Scholarship
  3. RN to BSN Scholarship

There will be another application period in Spring, 2020, for students graduating from NCC in May, 2020, who wish to transfer to a four year school for the Fall, 2020 semester.

Read on below to find more information about the three scholarships.

Application Deadline:

The LEAP, Dream, and RN to BSN Scholarships all close on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

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LEAP Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are based on available funding, and are renewable for a 2nd year if you meet academic criteria.  Students who are awarded grants will be expected to:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at a four-year school
  • Write a thank-you letter to the NCC Foundation
  • Keep in touch with the NCC Foundation throughout the 2020 calendar year
  • Provide unofficial transcripts at the end of each academic semester
  • Be available to meet with donors of the LEAP Transfer Scholarship Program

When to apply

Applications are due by Friday, November 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

What you need

To apply you must:

  • Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA at NCC
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have been accepted for graduation at NCC
  • Have been accepted to a 4-year institution and receive a financial aid package
  • Write an essay about your NCC experience and future goals

How to apply

Download the LEAP Transfer Scholarship Application and submit the entire application packet before the deadline to:

Norwalk Community College Foundation
188 Richards Avenue, Room E311
Norwalk, CT 06854-1655

OR email it to scholarships@norwalk.edu

Your references may also send their letters of recommendation directly by email to scholarships@norwalk.edu, or mail their letter to the Foundation office.  Please ask your references to include your full name in any e-mail or letter they send.  

The NCC Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews all applications and selects potential recipients for an interview.  Following the interview process, students are selected to receive an award.

If you are awarded a scholarship, the funds will be sent directly to the transfer school to be used for tuition and fees.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact Catherine Lucia, Director of Scholarships and Programs: clucia@norwalk.edu / 203-857-6894

Dream Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are based on available funding, and are renewable for a 2nd year if you meet academic criteria.  Students who are awarded grants will be expected to:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at a four-year school
  • Write a thank-you letter to the NCC Foundation
  • Keep in touch with the NCC Foundation throughout the 2020 calendar year
  • Provide unofficial transcripts at the end of each academic semester
  • Be available to meet with donors of the LEAP Transfer Scholarship Program
  • Work with a mentor provided by the Foundation for the calendar year

When to apply

Applications are due by Friday, November 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

What you need

To apply you must:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at NCC
  • Be a childhood immigrant who graduated from a U.S. high school, but you are not yet a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have been accepted for graduation at NCC
  • Have been accepted to a 4-year institution
  • Download and complete an Income Verification Form
  • Write an essay about your NCC experience and future goals
  • Agree to participate in a mentoring program if you get the scholarship

How to apply

Download the Dream Transfer Scholarship Application and submit the entire application packet before the deadline to:

Norwalk Community College Foundation
188 Richards Avenue, Room E311
Norwalk, CT 06854-1655

OR email it to scholarships@norwalk.edu

The NCC Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews all applications and selects potential recipients for an interview.  Following the interview process, students are selected to receive an award.

If you are awarded a scholarship, the funds will be sent directly to the transfer school to be used for tuition and fees.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact Catherine Lucia, Director of Scholarships and Programs: clucia@norwalk.edu / 203-857-6894

RN to BSN Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are based on available funding, and are renewable for a 2nd year if you meet academic criteria.  RN to MSN programs may also be considered.  Students who are awarded grants will be expected to:

  • Write a thank-you letter to the NCC Foundation
  • Keep in touch with the NCC Foundation throughout the 2020 calendar year
  • Provide unofficial transcripts at the end of each academic semester
  • Be available to meet with donors of the RN to BSN Transfer Scholarship Program

When to apply

Applications are due by Friday, November 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

What you need

To apply you must:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at NCC upon graduation .
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have graduated from NCC and passed the NCLEX, or have plans to take the NCLEX
  • Have been accepted to a 4-year institution and received a financial aid package.

How to apply

Download the RN to BSN Transfer Scholarship Application and submit the entire application packet before the deadline to:

Norwalk Community College Foundation
188 Richards Avenue, Room E311
Norwalk, CT 06854-1655

OR email it to scholarships@norwalk.edu

The NCC Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews all applications and selects potential recipients for an interview.  Following the interview process, students are selected to receive an award.

If you are awarded a scholarship, the funds will be sent directly to the transfer school to be used for tuition and fees.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact Catherine Lucia, Director of Scholarships and Programs: clucia@norwalk.edu / 203-857-6894