The application process for scholarships for the Fall 2022 semester is now open. The deadline for all applications is Wednesday, March 30, at midnight.

To begin your application, please LOG-IN HERE.

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 be enrolled in a degree program at Bergen Community College, with minimum 3 completed credits from BCC.

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 strongly recommended for US citizens to access other types of financial aid, as well; you can access that form here:  For New Jersey residents, filling out the HESAA application is strongly recommended to access other types of state funding; 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 at (201) 447-7148, or email them at [email protected].

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 Fall 2022 semester will open on March 10.  The deadline for all applications will be Wednesday, March 30 at Midnight.

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