Scholarships for when
you graduate from NCC

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

Learn more about transfer scholars by reading our Transfer Scholarship Report!

Current Status:

The Spring 2022 Transfer Scholarship opens November 2, 2021 and closes December 10, 2021.

How to apply:

https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/75789

Read on below to find more information about our transfer scholarships.

Application Deadline:

The LEAP, Dream, and RN to BSN Scholarships  are all NOW OPEN! 

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LEAP Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are based on available funding and unmet need, and are renewable for three additional semesters if you meet academic criteria.  Students who are awarded grants will be expected to:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at a four-year school
  • Complete an acceptance questionnaire
  • Keep in touch with the NCC Foundation with any changes throughout the 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

The next application period will be from November 2 – December 10, 2021 for students graduating from NCC in August or December, 2021, who wish to transfer to a four year school for the 2021-2022 academic year. You must apply within one year of your graduation from NCC.

Transfer scholarships are not open to International (F-1 VISA) students.

What you need

To apply you must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA upon graduation from NCC
  • Have applied for graduation at NCC
  • Have applied to and/or been accepted to a 4-year institution and receive a financial aid package (OK to submit after application deadline)
  • Write an essay about your NCC experience and future goals (submit by deadline)
  • Submit three letters of recommendation with at least two from NCC faculty or staff (submit by deadline)

How to apply

All requirements and documents need to be submitted via our online database by the deadline.

Your letters of recommendation MUST BE emailed directly from the recommender to scholarships@norwalk.edu. Please ask your references to include your full name in any e-mail 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. Funds may not reach your institution by the time your spring tuition is due. Please plan accordingly.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact scholarships@norwalk.edu.

Dream Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are based on available funding and unmet need and are renewable for three additional semesters if you meet academic criteria.  Students who are awarded grants will be expected to:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment at a four-year school
  • Complete an acceptance questionnaire
  • Keep in touch with the NCC Foundation with any changes throughout the year
  • Provide unofficial transcripts at the end of each academic semester
  • Be available to meet with donors of the DREAM Transfer Scholarship Program
  • Work with a mentor provided by the Foundation for the duration of your scholarship

When to apply

The next application period will be from November 2 – December 10, 2021 for students graduating from NCC in August or December, 2021, who wish to transfer to a four year school for the 2021-2022 academic year. You must apply within one year of your graduation from NCC.

Transfer scholarships are not open to International (F-1 VISA) students.

What you need

To apply you must:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA upon graduating 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 applied for graduation at NCC
  • Have applied to and/or been accepted to a 4-year institution
  • Download and complete an Income Verification Form, complete and UPLOAD into application (submit by deadline)
  • Write an essay about your NCC experience and future goals (submit by deadline)
  • Submit three letters of recommendation with at least two from NCC faculty or staff (submit by deadline)
  • Agree to participate in a mentoring program if you get the scholarship

How to apply

All requirements and documents need to be submitted via our online database by the deadline.

Your letters of recommendation MUST BE emailed directly from the recommender to scholarships@norwalk.edu. Please ask your references to include your full name in any e-mail 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. Funds may not reach your institution by the time your spring tuition is due. Please plan accordingly.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact scholarships@norwalk.edu.

RN to BSN Scholarship Information

Scholarship awards are based on available funding and unmet need and are renewable for up to two additional years if you meet academic criteria.  RN to MSN programs may also be considered.  You must apply within five years of your graduation from NCC. Students who are awarded grants will be expected to:

  • Complete an acceptance questionnaire
  • Keep in touch with the NCC Foundation with changes throughout 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

The next application period will be from November 2 – December 10, 2021 for students graduating from NCC in August or December, 2021, who wish to transfer to a four year school for the 2021-2022 academic year. You must apply within one year of your graduation from NCC.

Transfer scholarships are not open to International (F-1 VISA) students.

What you need

To apply you must:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at NCC upon graduation
  • 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 (can be submitted after application deadline)
  • Write an essay about your NCC experience, why you have chosen your field and future goals (submit by deadline)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation with at least one from NCC faculty or staff (submit by deadline)

How to apply

All requirements and documents need to be submitted via our online database by the deadline.

Your letters of recommendation MUST BE emailed directly from the recommender to scholarships@norwalk.edu. Please ask your references to include your full name in any e-mail 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. Funds may not reach your institution by the time your spring tuition is due. Please plan accordingly.

How to get help

For questions or more information, please contact scholarships@norwalk.edu.