Through the generosity of individuals, organizations and companies in the area, the Ocean County College Foundation awards a number of scholarships to deserving students each year. In fact, in 2016, the Foundation awarded over $500,000.00 in scholarship support.
The Ocean County College Foundation offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students. Scholarships are available for recent high school graduates, new students, current students and returning students. The total dollar amount of scholarship support is dependent upon the student’s financial need, current GPA, and enrollment status at the time the payment is made.
Scholarship Application Dates
- Graduating Awards & Fall 2020 Application Opens: Monday, March 9
- Graduating Awards Application Deadline: Friday, April 24
- Fall 2020 Application Deadline: Friday, August 14
Please note that scholarships are applied to tuition & fees only.
Students must apply online for scholarship support each semester.
Please Note: The OCC Foundation’s new online scholarship application allows students to be automatically matched to certain scholarships, but students may also be asked to click “Apply” for others. For “Apply” scholarships, please check the eligibility carefully.
There will also be a number of external scholarship opportunities posted throughout the year, please check back regularly.
Scholarship Application Deadlines
Graduating Awards & Fall 2020 Application Opens: Monday, March 9
Graduating Awards Application Deadline: Friday, April 24
Fall 2020 Application Deadline: Friday, August 14
Other Scholarship Opportunities
EduMed Medical and Healthcare Scholarships – Apply through March 31, 2020
Fairways Garden Scholarship – Apply through April 15, 2020, application in the Foundation Office (Admin Bldg. 2nd Floor)
Women’s Club at Westlake Women’s Scholarship – Apply through May 1, 2020
Reentering Scholarship (AAUW) – Apply through May 11, 2020
Nordson Builds Scholarship – Apply through May 15, 2020
The Lew Williams & Leila Sulkes Scholarships – Apply through July 31, 2020
Big Life Home Loan Group Scholarship – Apply through August 21, 2020
The Lalande Personal Injury Lawyers Bi-Annual Scholarship – Apply through September 15, 2020
Lawyers of Distinction Scholarship – Apply through March 1, 2021