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.


2016 Bucknell University Community College Summer Scholars Program

A select number of LCCC students will be chosen to participate in a six week residential program at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA in June - July 2016. The selected students will receive a small stipend, room, board, and tuition for two classes taught by Bucknell University faculty.  Participating students are expected to return to LCCC to complete their associate's degree in 2016-2017. 
 What are the eligibility requirements to apply?
•Cumulative GPA in the area of 3.5
•Completed at least 12 credits as of January 1, 2016
•Current enrollment at Lehigh Carbon Community College
•Low to moderate income.* (Defined as having an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) below $50,000 for families or below $25,000 for independent students as officially determined through the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
•Plan to transfer to a 4 year college or university after completing your LCCC associate's degree
•Show potential to succeed in a bachelor’s degree program at Bucknell (with the possibility of a full tuition scholarship). 
The application process requires:
•A completed application form
•Two letters of recommendation, at least one from college faculty
•A completed FAFSA financial aid form identifying both LCCC and Bucknell (003238)
•Signed copies of parents’ federal income tax return. Students who are 24 years or older will be considered independent students and will beasked to submit a signed copy of the tax return.
•Copies of all high school and college transcripts
•An essay
•A personal interview which will be scheduled on the LCCC campus in March 2016.
  • Read about it at
  • Participate in one of our BCCSP Information Sessions - TBA
  • Join us on a Bus Trip to Bucknell University on Friday, February 5, 2016.  A chartered bus will leave from the Schnecksville campus at approximately 8:00 a.m. and return at approximately 6:00 p.m. Participants will tour Bucknell’s beautiful campus, have lunch, and meet with Bucknell University faculty, admissions, financial aid and will hear more about the Bucknell Community College ScholarsProgram.  You'll also meet community college scholars who are now completing their bachelor’s degrees at Bucknell, including several LCCC alumni. Contact Ginny Mihalik at or 610-799-1178 no later than Monday, February 1 to reserve your seat.
  • Watch a youtube video that was produced by a former Bucknell University Community College Scholar a few years ago at
  • Learn about Bucknell's academic majors at
Application Deadline: Friday, February 26, 2016. All materials must be submitted to: Ginny Mihalik, LCCC Transfer Counselor, Advising and Transfer Office, SSC 4, Schnecksville.
Today's Campus Connection featuring LCCC Advising and Transfer Services can be replayed on demand here(show#32):
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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 .

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship 
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  or contact the designated Faculty Representative, Ginny Mihalik, Transfer Counselor at


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  NOTE:  The LCCC deadline for application will be posted at a later date.

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, or by contacting: Erika Mondok, Director of Transfer Enrollment, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 861-1320 or via email to


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, or by contacting: Erika Mondok, Director of Transfer Enrollment, Moravian College, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 861-1320 or via email to


Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa lists over 700 scholarships available to eligible students. For more information see


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 .