Scholarships for while you’re studying at NCC

The Foundation offers two scholarships for current students: an academic year scholarship and a Spring semester scholarship.

 Academic Year Scholarship Information

This scholarship provides tuition assistance for the entire academic year, including winter and summer intersessions if you choose to take classes.

When to apply

The 2022-2023 Academic Year Scholarship application period opens April 1 and closes May 20, 2022.

What you need

The scholarship is open to all students who have not earned a prior associate degree at NCC, or a bachelor’s or higher degree at any US institution.

Students of any citizenship may apply (includes US citizens, US permanent residents, international students (F-1 VISA), and students without US citizenship or residency)

To apply you must:

      • Be enrolled in a degree program (certificates are NOW eligible as well) NEW!!!
      • Declare a major (General Studies counts)
      • Have 12 to 68 Credits earned at NCC (that count towards your degree)
      • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
      • Take minimum 6 credits in each the Fall and Spring semester

If you are:
A US Citizen or Permanent Resident > Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA and submit it with the Financial Aid Office
An International Student > upload a copy of your current I-20

Click here to download and then complete the Program Coordinator Verification Form to upload into your application (for students who have more than 68 credits/ 82 Nursing earned at NCC).

 

How to apply (PDF version HERE)

NCC Foundation switched to a new scholarship application platform in 2021, so please create a new account before applying (only if you haven’t done it yet)! OLD credentials will not work here.

Please note, the links will only work in Google Chrome or Firefox browsers:

Click the link below (Apply Here). Bookmark the tab to your favorites. You will need it accept your award and submit additional requested information. Please read all the instructions carefully.

      • Create a new account* (if it’s your first time applying via SmarterSelect) or log in using the existing account credentials.
      • *Put your email in.

*NOTE: Do NOT use your Banner ID (8 [email protected]) as your e-mail address. You can find your NCC e-mail on myCommNet (e.g. [email protected]).

      • Select a password. It does not have to be the same as your NCC password. Write it down to remember for getting in to the application in the future.
        You will get a link to your email to confirm. Make sure you check your Junk folder and have your Focused folder off.
        Once you confirm, you should get right in.
      • Review the eligibility.
      • Answer ALL questions even if they do not apply to you. Put an X in those.
      • Upload each required document. (NOTE: incomplete uploads or wrong documents will be considered as an incomplete application!)
      • Review everything once again and then SUBMIT your application.

The Foundation will only contact you through your college email account (@mail.ct.edu).

Please check this email account regularly year-round for information regarding your application.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact [email protected].

APPLY HERE

Spring Semester Scholarship Information

This scholarship is for the Spring semester ONLY, and open to all current NCC students who have NOT already received a scholarship this year. Your award is based on the number of credits you enroll in and complete this spring, and your unmet need.

When to apply

The 2022 Spring Semester Scholarship application period has ended. The 2023 Spring Semester Scholarship application period will be in the fall, 2022. Please check back then for more information.

What you need

The scholarship is open to all students who have not earned a prior associate degree at NCC, or a bachelor’s or higher degree at any US institution.

Students of any citizenship may apply (includes US citizens, US permanent residents, international students (F-1 VISA), and students without US citizenship or residency)

To apply you must:

      • Be enrolled in a degree program (certificates are NOW eligible as well) NEW!!!
      • Declare a major (General Studies counts)
      • Have 12 to 30 Credits earned at NCC (that count towards your degree)
      • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
      • Take at least six credits or more in the Spring semester

If you are:
A US Citizen or Permanent Resident > Complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA and submit it with the Financial Aid Office
An International Student > upload a copy of your current I-20

Click here to download and then complete the Program Coordinator Verification Form to upload into your application

 

How to apply

NCC Foundation switched to a new scholarship application platform, so please create a new account before applying (only if you haven’t done it yet)! OLD credentials will not work here.

Please note, the links will only work in Google Chrome or Firefox browsers:

Click the link above (Apply Here). Bookmark the tab to your favorites. You will need it accept your award and submit additional requested information.

      • Create a new account* (if it’s your first time applying via SmarterSelect) or log in using the existing account credentials.
      • *Put your email in.

*NOTE: Do NOT use your BannerID (8 [email protected]) as your e-mail address. You can find your NCC e-mail on myCommNet (e.g. [email protected]).

      • Select a password. It does not have to be the same as your NCC password. Write it down to remember for getting in to the application in the future.
        You will get a link to your email to confirm. Make sure you check your Junk folder and have your Focused folder off.
        Once you confirm, you should get right in.
      • Review the eligibility.
      • Answer ALL questions even if they do not apply to you. Put an X in those.
      • Upload each required document. (NOTE: incomplete uploads or wrong documents will be considered as an incomplete application!)
      • Review everything once again and then SUBMIT your application.

The Foundation will only contact you through your college email account (@mail.ct.edu).

Please check this email account regularly year-round for information regarding your application.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact [email protected].

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CONTACT

Phone: (203) 857-7260