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BCC Scholarship FAQs

When is the due date?
Although you are encouraged to apply as soon as the applications are available, the final due date is listed on the scholarship portal. We are not able to accept application after the time listed on the portal.

If I have any other questions, who can I contact?
If you have any questions about scholarships you can call the Foundation Office at 201-447-7117.

If I am not a citizen or a U.S. permanent resident am I eligible for a BCCF scholarship?
Some scholarships do allow students who have F-1 visas to receive scholarships. Students who are not citizens are eligible to submit the General Scholarship Application to be considered for these scholarships.

Who qualifies for scholarships?
To apply for scholarships, you must be enrolled at Bergen Community College, have a major, and have a GPA of at least 2.0.

I do/do not receive financial aid. Am I still eligible to receive a scholarship?
Scholarship awards are not related to financial aid. To be eligible for scholarships, you must have a GPA of at least 2.0.