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CCBC EVENTS

SGA Meeting

9/29/2014 - 9/29/2014
SSC,conference room, lower level

Phi Theta Kappa Meeting

9/30/2014 - 9/30/2014
Library, room 215

Warm Up Wednesday - Aviation Sciences Center

10/1/2014 - 10/1/2014
Aviation Sciences Center, lounge

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Academic Excellence and Presidential Scholarship recipients
Barnes & Noble Book Scholarship recipients

Scholarships at CCBC

Scholarship opportunities offered through CCBC and the CCBC Foundation

 

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Academic Achievement Scholarship for Beaver County High School Students

The Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded each year to students residing in Beaver County who have graduated from a Beaver County high school in the top 10% of their class. The award covers tuition and fees (excluding flight fees) for the fall and spring semesters and has second year renewal opportunity. Students remain responsible for payment of books and other educational costs.

Click here to download the application.

Presidential Scholarship

Academic Achievement Scholarship for Beaver County High School Students

Each year CCBC awards Presidential Academic Scholarships to outstanding high school seniors. The top student meeting eligibility requirements from each high school in Beaver County qualifies. The award is a full-tuition scholarship and covers tuition and standard fees (excluding flight fees) for the Fall and Spring semesters and has second year renewal opportunity. Students remain responsible for payment of books and other educational costs.

Click here to download the application.

Athletic Scholarships

CCBC offers scholarships for athletes. For information, contact the CCBC Athletics Director at 724-480-3362.

CCBC Foundation Scholarships

The CCBC Foundation holds a variety of scholarships both for programs and books, as well as endowed scholarships in trust from our generous donors. For a complete list of scholarships, click here.  

Additional Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities offered through other organizations

Scholarships from Government Agencies

Through endowment by friends of the College and community agencies, other resources are available to students to assist them with their educational pursuits. The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Security, and the Railroad Retirement Act are examples of the programs offering support to qualified students. Inquiries should be directed to the government agency authorizing these programs.

Association for Women in Science Awards (AWIS)

Each year about 25 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 are presented to women majoring in one of the ‘STEM’ fields: science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. On occasional, Citations of Merit are also presented, in the amount of $500 each. Students attending community colleges may apply in preparation for their sophomore year, as long as they have solid plans for transfer to a 4-year program to obtain their bachelor’s degree. Applicant must have an outstanding academic record and be applying for this scholarship for the first time. They must also be U.S. citizens, and be planning a science-based career in research, or teaching at the college or university level. Application should be accompanied by two transcripts and 2-3 letters of recommendation. For further details, go to the website at: www.awis.org.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Each year up to 300 of these scholarships are awarded to deserving sophomore students who are majoring in math, the natural sciences, or engineering. Amounts vary, but the award is designed to cover expenses including tuition, fees, books, and room and board (if applicable), up to $7,500. You must be nominated by your college, and full information and nomination forms can be found on the foundation’s website: http://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/index.php.

Coca-Cola Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation

If you have chosen to go to a two-year college or technical school, this may be your opportunity. It is a two-year scholarship in the amount of $1,000. To be eligible you must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and at 100 hours of community service within the last year. To apply, contact the financial aid office at your chosen school for more information. You can also find information about other scholarships funded by this foundation at www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org.

Horatio Alger Scholarship

If you are ready to begin your college career, and you have already faced and overcome great hardship in your life, you need to take a look at this opportunity. You must be able to demonstrate financial need, have an excellent scholastic track record, be serious minded in your approach to your future, and have past community service experience. Funds awarded are to be used for full-time study in a 2-year at a community college or a 4-year program at a university. There is no specified field of study. If you would like an application and more information, visit this website: www.horatioalger.org/scholarships.

Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarship

If you are a woman who is 35 years of age or older, and you’ve decided to break out of your low-income job by pursuing an associate degree, your first bachelor’s degree, or if you plan to attend a vocational or technical school, this scholarship just might be your ticket to the future. Rankin Scholars must use funds awarded at specified accredited 2 or 4-year schools and institutions. If you would like more information about this program, visit the website: www.rankinfoundation.org

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

To be eligible for this award, in the amount of $2,000, you must be currently enrolled in school, and be in at least your second semester in a food service related program. You must already have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Past work experience in the food industry is required and can be proven by pay stubs or a letter from your supervisor in that position. You will also need to submit up to three letters of recommendation from current or past employers. If you would like to see complete details about this opportunity, go to: www.nref.org

National Society of Accountants

These scholarships are funded to encourage bright math students to enter the field of accounting. They give up to 40 awards per year in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000, which may be used in pursuit of degrees at 2 or 4-year colleges and universities. In order to be eligible, student must be currently enrolled, majoring in accounting, and have at least a 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. For application and more information, go to the website: www.nsacct.org.

Sallie Mae Fund American Dream

If you are an African American student in financial need who can qualify for a Pell Grant, and you have at least a 2.5 GPA, based on a 4.0 scale, you might be eligible for this award. Sallie Mae, in alliance with the United Negro College Fund, offers a number of these scholarships each year, ranging in amounts from $500 to $5,000. You must be enrolled full-time, in an accredited 2-year program to qualify. You can find more information at: www.thesalliemaefund.org.

The Sunshine Lady Foundation – Women’s Independence

If you are survivor of partner abuse, and are trying to make a better life for you and your children by going to college, you may qualify for this generous award. Special consideration is given to women with small children because they face the greatest hardship associated with working and going to school, such as increased expenses for childcare. This award has no specific dollar amount set, however, is usually for around $2,000. Awards are designated to be used first for tuition, books, and fees and will go directly to the school in which you are enrolled. Secondary purposes for use include childcare and transportation costs. You may apply at any time of the year. The website for more information is: www.wispinc.org.