CCBC Scholarships and GrantsWe work to ensure individuals from a variety of backgrounds, with an array of talents, interests and challenges, can realize the benefits of a CCBC education.
Our friends in the community support CCBC's mission of providing accessible, affordable, high-quality education by contributing generously to scholarships that help many students attend CCBC.
Types of scholarships and grants
Scholarships and grants are types of financial assistance that do not need to be repaid. They are typically awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need, academic merit, or are preparing for certain career fields. Explore your options with these types of scholarships and grants:
Before you apply for a grant or scholarship:
1. You will need your CCBC student ID number.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
2. Know your program of study.
- Meet financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements.
3. To be considered for any scholarship or grant, you must be registered for classes when you apply.
Each scholarship and grant may have a different requirement. Be sure to read and understand the criteria and submit the requested documents.
- Returning and New students: Application available April 20, 2020 through July 5, 2020.
- You will be notified by CCBC email approximately 15 business days after the application closing date if you are selected.
- If you are not selected for an award, you will not be notified. You may check the status of your grant or scholarship application in your AcademicWorks account.
- Any awarded scholarship may require a thank you note. Your scholarship will NOT be applied to your account until a typed, thank you note is submitted through your AcademicWorks account.
- CCBC reserves the right to adjust or cancel your scholarship or grant at any time if it is determined you do not meet the qualifications.
Saying Thank You
Tips for writing a thank you letter:
- Be sure to include the correct and full name of the scholarship you were offered in your letter.
- Check for grammatical and spelling errors - always proofread.
- Be sure to sign the thank you letter and print your name under your signature.
- Try to include these topics in your letter:
- How the scholarship has assisted you in pursuing your education.
- Your program of study at CCBC.
- Why college is important to you.
- Organizations in which you participate.
- Volunteer work.
- Current or future internship participation.
- Your future education and/or career goals.