Project Start Qualifications:
Anyone, who is currently pursuing an Associate's degree at CCBC Essex;
plans to earn a Bachelor's degree in the future; and meets at least one
of the eligibility criteria below, may apply.
First Generation: Neither of the student's parents has earned a
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.
Income Eligible: The student is receiving, or is eligible to receive, a
Pell grant, SEOG, or other student financial assistance or meets income
requirements as determined by the Director of Project Start.
Disabled: The student has documented disability on file with the Office
of Special Services.
New CCBC Students
Placement test score in English above 051
Must have no reading requirement
Placement test score in Math above 081.
Returning CCBC Students
Successful completion of English 051 and Reading 052
Successful completion of Math 081
Brochures and applications are available in the Project START area
in the Counseling Center, Building A, on the Essex campus.