The mission of the Ocean County College Foundation, a private non-profit corporation, is dedicated to the growth and development of the College through scholarships, endowments, and capital and special projects.

Goals of the Foundation

  • To make higher education accessible to all Ocean County residents attending Ocean County College through scholarships, awards, or loans;
  • To enhance the academic environment of student services, career courses and academic programs;
  • To provide enrichment programs for Ocean County College students.

A wide variety of academic scholarships and awards are available to both new and returning students. Scholarships and awards vary in amounts and may range up to $3,000. Several may be renewed. Recipients are selected by the Foundation Scholarship Committee. Applications for scholarships are available through the Foundation office and are accepted on a rolling basis.

Academic scholarship opportunities include:
Accounting Gerontology
Business Administration Graphic Arts
Civil Engineering History
Computer Science
Honors Program
Continuing Education Humanities
Criminal Justice Legal Assistant
Electronic Engineering Liberal Arts
Environmental Science Music
Fine and Performing Arts Nursing
Fire Science Political Science
General Education Real Estate