The application process for scholarships for the Spring 2021 semester is CLOSED. The deadline was Wednesday, October 27.

Notices of awards will be sent directly to students by email and/or letter. Note that it is the student’s responsibility to respond to these communications, or the scholarship award will be revoked.



Who qualifies for scholarships?
To apply for a scholarship from the Bergen Community College Foundation, you must have completed 6 credits at Bergen Community College. You must also be currently enrolled at Bergen in a degree program.

I do/do not receive financial aid.  Am I still eligible to receive a scholarship?
Yes. Most foundation scholarships are need-based, but a few are merit-based.  Note that international students are eligible for many foundation scholarships.

How does the Foundation evaluate need?
The foundation coordinates with Bergen’s Office of Financial Aid to clarify student need. Filling out the FAFSA form is required for US citizens; you can access that form here:  New Jersey residents must fill out the HESAA application; You can access that form here:  HESAA.  If you have questions or need help with the forms, please reach out to the college’s Financial Aid office.

If you have not applied for financial aid through the college, we may need additional information from you to demonstrate your need.

When is the application due date?
The application process for the Spring 2022 semester was closed on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.  The application process for the Fall 2022 semester will be announced here in early 2022.

If I have any other questions, who can I contact?
If you have any questions about scholarships, please send an email to [email protected].