Foundation Scholarships

The North Country Community College Foundation makes a variety of scholarships available for both full-time (minimum of 12 credits) and part-time students (minimum of 6 credits) based on academic performance, program and/or financial need. 

The application process for the next round of scholarships will open on April 17, 2023. 

Criteria:

  • Open to residents of Clinton, Franklin, Essex, Herkimer and Oneida Counties
  • Full-time student
  • Cumulative 2.5+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The maximum award is $500

Criteria:

  • Be enrolled in a program leading to RN licensing
  • 22 years of age or older
  • Experience in providing some sort of health-related service, such as to family members, as a home health aide, or volunteer in a healthcare services environment desired
  • The maximum award is $2,000

Criteria:

  • Currently an NCCC Liberal Arts student pursuing a later transfer for a teaching career OR a student in the Nursing Program pursuing a career as an LPN or RN
  • Be a student 25 years of age or older starting his/her second-year 
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • The maximum award is $1,000

Criteria:

  • A graduate of Lake Placid Central School District or a current resident of Lake Placid
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The maximum award is $500

Criteria:

  • Registed as a full-time or part-time student in the field of Environmental Science
  • Cumulative 2.5+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The award is $1,000 for a full-time student, $500 for a part-time student

Criteria:

  • First or second year male student, with clear plans to transfer to a four-year institution upon graduation
  • Resident of Franklin or Essex Counties
  • Cumulative GPA 2.75 (For first year students, please include High School GPA)
  • $1,000 for full time student, $500 for part time student 

Criteria:

  • Be registered at NCCC on a full-time or part-time basis
  • Cumulative GPA 2.0+
  • Demonstrate a love for the outdoors
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Preference will be given to those who are interested in criminal justice studies
  • The maximum award is $600

Criteria:

  • Be registered to attend NCCC on either a full-time or part-time basis
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, positive attitude and be a leader in supporting other students
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The award is $1,000 for a full-time student, $500 for a part-time student

Criteria:

  • Be a second year or returning student
  • Cumulative 3.2+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • No disciplinary actions at NCCC
  • Preference will be given to those participating in athletic activities
  • The maximum award is $500

Criteria:

  • Be a resident of Franklin County
  • Be registered to attend NCCC on a full-time basis 
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The maximum award is $1,000

Criteria:

  • Be a second year, returning NCCC student
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • Have made a significant contribution to the College community particularly as it relates to the advancement of the mutual interest of students, the college or the community
  • Show exemplary leadership skills while at NCCC and demonstrate such leadership characteristics while actively participating in NCCC sponsored or community activities such as coordinating a community based program, being captain of an athletic team, etc.
  • The maximum award is $1,600

Criteria:

  • Be a full-time NCCC student enrolled in Saranac Lake RN program
  • Cumulative 2.5+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The maximum award if $1,000

Criteria:

  • Be a returning student attending NCCC on a full-time basis 
  • Cumulative 2.0+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to students 25 years of age or older pursuing an Environmental Science major
  • The maximum award is $1,300

Criteria:

  • Be registered to attend NCCC on either full-time or part-time basis
  • Demonstrate merit as well as financial need
  • Preference will be given to students who have discontinued their education and are returning to complete a certificate or degree
  • The award is $1,000 for a full-time student, $500 for a part-time student

Criteria:

  • Be a second-year student
  • Be enrolled in AS or ASS Degree Program in Business with plans to pursue a four-year degree in accounting
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • If necessary, a first year student will be considered for the scholarship, as long as they plan to pursue a four-year degree in accounting upon graduation. GPA from high school will be taken into account.
  • $1,500 for a full time student, $750 for a part time student

Criteria: 

  • Be a full-time student at NCCC enrolled in the RN program on the Malone Campus
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • Have solid plans to continue on to a BSN program
  • The maximum award is $1,000

Criteria:

  • Second year, full-time student
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Preference will be given to students 25 years of age or older pursuing an Environmental Science major
  • The maximum award is $1,300

Criteria: 

  • Second year, full-time or part-time student
  • Cumulative 2.75+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The maximum award is $500

#1 - Nursing,  Radiologic Technology or Mental Health Scholarship in honor of the Franklin County Home Bureau. The award is based on academic achievement.

#2 – Radiologic Technology or Criminal Justice Scholarship in honor of the Warren County Home Bureau. The award is based on academic achievement.

Criteria: 

  • Second year, full-time student
  • Cumulative 2.85+ GPA 
  • Student must live in one of their organized Home Bureau counties: Buffalo City, Carraraugus, Cayuga- Tompkins, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Dutchess, Erie, Franklin, Herkimer, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Oswego, Renseeleaer, Schenectady, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Wyoming. 
  • The maximum award is to be determined

Criteria: 

  • Recipient must be a dependent or immediate family member of a police officer killed or disabled in the line of duty
  • Must be enrolled in NCCC as a full-time student and maintain good academic standing
  • Provide a letter from the police department’s chief official (on department letterhead) verifying the law enforcement officer’s service
  • The maximum award is $9,000

Criteria:

  • Students attending the Ticonderoga campus, preference for the Liberal Arts & Sciences; Humanities & Social Science and English Track; AAS Nursing or Certificate Nursing
  • Cumulative 2.5+ GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The award is $1,000 for a full-time student, $500 for a part-time student

Criteria: 

  • Be a returning student attending the NCCC Tulloch Campus (Malone)
  • Excel in leadership and service both in school and community - the Rotary motto is “Service Above Self”  
  • Student must reside in Franklin County
  • The maximum award is $500

Criteria:

  • Be a returning female student who has demonstrated enthusiasm and great interest in the field of healthcare
  • Reside in Granville, NY or in Franklin or Essex County
  • Be a nursing student (or related medical field)
  • Cumulative 3.0+ GPA
  • The maximum award is $1,000

Criteria:

  • Reside in Franklin, Clinton or St. Lawrence Counties
  • Cumulative 2.5+ GPA
  • Demonstrate community and/or college service
  • Attend NCCC either full-time or part-time
  • The award is $1,000 for a full-time student, $500 for a part-time student

Criteria:

  • Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Cumulative 2.5+ GPA
  • The award is $1,000 for a full-time student, $500 for a part-time student, and must cover non-tuition expenses

The North Country Community College Foundation wishes to thank the generous donors who are passionate about education and helping others to achieve their goals in life. Each year, our students benefit from the underwriting donated by these friends of the college and champions of education.