The Foundation at Sussex County Community College awards scholarships twice a year – for the fall and for the spring semesters. Last year the Foundation awarded over $130,000 in scholarships ranging from $250 to $2,000. Those scholarships include general scholarships and scholarships specifically for students in the Liberal Arts, Business, Math, Engineering, Science, Technology, and Nursing Programs.

Online Application for Spring 2019 Semester Scholarships dates:
Friday, September 14th at 12:01 am – Sunday, October 21st at 11:59 pm 




Important things to know before you apply!
  • You must file a FAFSA application in order to qualify for scholarships.  It should take about 30 minutes of your time to file the online application.  To complete your FAFSA application visit /
    If you have questions or require assistance please contact our Financial Aid Office in the Administration Building (Bldg. B) at 973-300-2225.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation in order to qualify for scholarships.  You will not be able to ‘click’ submit your application until the letter of recommendation has been received. Make sure you log back into your account periodically to check the status of your letter of recommendation. Follow up with the person you have requested it from to ensure they received the email request.
  • After sending the request for the letter of recommendation, complete all other sections of the Application prior to the deadline.
  • Most scholarships require a 250 word essay. Some scholarships require an additional essay on a different topic.

We are proud to be able to present scholarships to so many deserving students. These are challenging financial times and the scholarships help ease the burden and make education a reality for many of our students. We believe an investment in education pays high dividends for our community. Thanks to all of our scholarship donors who make this all possible!

For Foundation Scholarships click – Criteria for scholarships

Click here for information on additional and outsider scholarship opportunities and resources that may be available for our students.

Contact Us

Scholarship Committee Chair
Melanie Arpaio or 973-300-2146

Scholarship Coordinator
Jessica Beutel or 973-300-3168

For additional information, questions about scholarships or to become a donor, please contact:
SCCC Foundation or 973.300.2121.
Performing Arts Center Building A, Room A323 (3rd Floor)