Transfer Scholarship Opportunities
This page contains information provided by colleges, universities and other organizations that offer scholarship opportunities specifically for community college transfer students. Information will be added and updated as it becomes available. This data is subject to change and students are urged to contact the school or organization offering the scholarship opportunity for specific information. To learn about other transfer scholarships, see the "scholarships" and/or "financial aid" pages on college websites or contact the four year school admissions or financial aid office.
2014 Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation
Students interested in a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering are invited to apply to the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. The Foundation will award scholarships to selected students who will be college juniors or seniors during the 2014-2015 academic year. In order to be considered for an award, students must be nominated by LCCC. Interested students should contact Ginny Mihalik, Transfer Counselor at transfer [at] lccc [dot] edu or 610-799-1178. For more information see http://www.act.org/goldwater/index.html. NOTE: The LCCC deadline for application is Monday, January 27, 2014.
Bucknell University Community College Summer Scholars Program
Six LCCC students may have the opportunity to participate in a six week residential summer program at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. The selected students will enroll in two classes taught by Bucknell University faculty. Participating students will receive a small stipend, room and board in addition to the tuition free experience, and are expected to return to LCCC to complete their associate degree in 2014-2015. Eligibility information is listed here. For more information see www.bucknell.edu/communitycollegescholars or contact your academic advisor or Ginny Mihalik, Transfer Counselor at transfer [at] lccc [dot] edu or 610-799-1178. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is Friday, February 28, 2014.
- ATTENTION: Students interested in this opportunity are invited to join us for a visit to Bucknell University to learn more on Friday, February 7, 2014. We will be leaving at approx. 8 am and will return to campus by 6 pm. Students must register in advance by contacting Ginny Mihalik at vmihalik [at] lccc [dot] edu.
- Thursday's Campus Connection featuring LCCC Advising and Transfer Services and students talking about this opportunity can be replayed on demand here (show#32) or at http://wxlvradio.com under the heading "Podcasts".
- Participate in one of our BCCSP Information Sessions to be held in the Advising and Transfer Center, SSC 4. If interested, please RSVP to Ginny Mihalik at vmihalik [at] lccc [dot] edu indicating which session you will be attending:
- Monday, January 27 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
- Monday, January 27 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 28 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
- Tuesday, January 28 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Cedar Crest College
Cedar Crest College welcomes transfer students through their traditional and adult programs and recognizes high achieving students through various scholarship opportunities. Traditional transfer students can click here for more information. Students entering through the School of Adult and Graduate Education (SAGE) may be eligible for the scholarship opportunities listed here.
Immaculata University STEM Scholars Program
Immaculata University, with the support of a National Science Foundation Grant, is offering scholarships for community college students to complete their bachelor's degree at Immaculata in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or computer science as part of the STEM Scholars Program. Selected students may receive $5,000-$10,000 annually. In addition, STEM Scholars could receive a $15,000 Immaculata scholarship and $1,150 for having completed an associate degree. Scholarship funding for a STEM Scholar is renewable for two years of full-time studies. To be considered, students must demonstrate current enrollment, or enrollment within the last three years, in community college where they studied biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science or information technology; and completion of at least 48 transferable credits at community college with a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0. For more information see http://www.immacculata.edu/stemscholars .
Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
(The deadline for the 2014 Scholarship has passed. Information about the 2015 Scholarship will be posted when available.)
The Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships are awarded to the nation’s top two-year or community college students who have demonstrated financial need. For more information about this competitive scholarship, including eligibility requirements and the application process, please see http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/ or contact the designated Faculty Representative, Ginny Mihalik, Transfer Counselor at vmihalik [at] lccc [dot] edu.
The Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarship
The Morris K. Udall Foundation offers scholarships of up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses for college students who plan to pursue a course of study and career that will allow them to make significant contributions to the shaping of environmental issues, tribal public policy, or Native American health care issues. For a complete listing of eligibility requirements and the application process, which includes the submission of essays, recommendations and transcripts to the LCCC Morris Udall Foundation Nomination Committee, c/o Ms. Ginny Mihalik, LCCC Transfer Counselor, SSC 4, see http://www.udall.gov/. NOTE: The LCCC deadline for application is Wednesday, February 26, 2014.
Moravian College - Community College Fellows Program
Up to ten fellowships from Lehigh Carbon Community College will be awarded.Fellows will receive an annual renewable Fellowship of $10,000 which also includes recognition activities, including dinner with the President once a semester and regular invitations for special events and opportunities for networking. We hope that Community College Fellows will be actively engaged in Moravian’s partnership with the local community colleges by making recruitment visits to local community colleges, writing testimonials about the transition from a community college to a four-year college, and hosting prospective transfer students when they visit campus. Candidates must have a 3.50 grade point average, and submit an essay outlining reasons for beginning a four year degree program of study at a Community College, the reasons why they feel they would be a strong candidate for the fellowship, and a description of both academic and career goals that led them to consider attending Moravian College. All candidates are required to have a personal interview with the Director of Transfer Enrollment. Information about the Community College Fellows Program at Moravian College can be found at www.moravian.edu/communitycollegefellows, or by contacting: Erika Mondok, Director of Transfer Enrollment, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 861-1320 or via email to erikamondok [at] moravian [dot] edu
Moravian College Scholars in Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS2)
MCS2 is a scholarship program supported by the National Science Foundation that provides scholarships of $10,000 annually (up to $25,000 total) to transfer students who pursue a bachelor's degree in mathematics or computer science at Moravian College. Approximately 6 scholars will be selected each year. Information about the Community College Fellows Program at Moravian College can be found at http://www.moravian.edu/default.aspx?pageid=4320, or by contacting: Erika Mondok, Director of Transfer Enrollment, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 861-1320 or via email to erikamondok [at] moravian [dot] edu.
Roberta and Ernest Scheller Jr. Family Foundation Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide aid to deserving graduates of Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Associates’ degree programs taken through the John and Dorothy Morgan Center for Higher Learning in Tamaqua, who wish to pursue their education at a member institution of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education such as Kutztown University, Bloomsburg University, East Stroudsburg University, etc. or other approved Pennsylvania college or university (may require special approval - see application). Direct additional questions to Tim Herrlinger, Executive Director of the Foundation, 610.799.1711 or therrlinger [at] lccc [dot] edu .