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!

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 and sign an agreement and a survey
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 2022-23 LEAP Transfer Scholarship opens April 1 and closes June 5, 2022 for students graduating from NCC in May 2022, who wish to transfer to a four-year school for the 2022-2023 academic year. You must apply within one year of your graduation from NCC.

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

To apply you must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident ONLY
  • 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 estimated Cost of Attendance at your 4-year institution
  • Submit your Financial Aid Package received from your 4-year institution (or submit Student Financial Worksheet if you haven’t received your package yet)
  • Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report

Submit three letters of recommendation with at least two from NCC faculty or staff (submit by deadline)

How to apply (PDF instructions)

Click here to download LEAP Transfer Application instructions. Please read both instructions carefully. All requirements and documents need to be submitted via our online database by the deadline. Your letters of recommendation MUST BE submitted through the application. Please notify your references to do so.

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 [email protected]

APPLY HERE

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 and sign an agreement and a survey
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 2022-23 DREAM Transfer Scholarship application opens April 1 and closes June 5, 2022 for students graduating from NCC in May 2022, who wish to transfer to a four-year school for the 2022-2023 academic year. You must apply within one year of your graduation from NCC.

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

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 ONLY
  • Have applied for graduation at NCC
  • Have applied to and/or been accepted to a 4-year institution
  • Submit estimated Cost of Attendance at your 4-year institution
  • Submit your Financial Aid Package received from your 4-year institution (or submit Student Financial Worksheet if you haven’t received your package yet) hyperlink here
  • Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report (students with SSNs) OR
  • 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 (PDF instructions)

Click here to download DREAM Transfer Application instructions. Please read both instructions carefully. All requirements and documents need to be submitted via our online database by the deadline.

Your letters of recommendation MUST BE submitted through the applicationPlease notify your references to do so.

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 [email protected].

APPLY HERE

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 and sign an agreement and a survey
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 2022-23 RN to BSN Transfer Scholarship application opens April 1 and closes June 5, 2022 for students graduating from NCC in May 2022, who wish to transfer to a four-year school for the 2022-2023 academic year. You must apply within three years of your graduation from NCC.

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

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 estimated Cost of Attendance at your 4-year institution
  • Submit your Financial Aid Package received from your 4-year institution (or submit Student Financial Worksheet if you haven’t received your package yet)
  • Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report (submit Income Verification Form if not eligible for FAFSA)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation with at least one from NCC faculty or staff (submit by deadline)

How to apply (PDF instructions)

Click here to download RN to BSN Transfer Application instructions. Please read both instructions carefully. All requirements and documents need to be submitted via our online database by the deadline.

Your letters of recommendation MUST BE submitted through the application. Please notify your references to do so.

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 [email protected].

APPLY HERE

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