The scholarship application process begins in mid-October and the deadline for submitting applications will be February 22, 2019 for fall 2019 awards.
Check back in October for the link to apply for scholarships.
The student scholarship program at Camden County College is administered through the Camden County College Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1992 to enhance the College’s tradition of academic excellence and student success. As the College’s partner, the Foundation is committed to helping Camden County College students realize their dreams of a quality, meaningful higher education and career.
We wish you success in your studies at Camden County College and other institutions, or as you move into the workforce, and are proud to have the opportunity to play a role in your success.
For additional scholarship information call us at (856) 227-7200, ext. 4946.
Applying for a Scholarship
The scholarships and awards described in this website are a sampling of opportunities for students to receive assistance at Camden County College. Many are awarded to students who demonstrate a financial need, but others are awarded to students possessing academic merit.
Helpful Links & External Scholarships
Below you’ll find scholarships available from other sources. Any questions regarding the following links should be directed to the contact person listed on that page.
Education Planner Scholarship Search
Education planner – a one stop career and college planning website.
New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Scholarship Site
NJ Transfer Scholarships
Peter J McQuire Scholarship
Peter J. McGuire AFL-CIO Scholarships-varies between twenty and twenty five $1000 scholarships each year. The awards were established in 1985 to provide tuition assistance to deserving students.
Founded in 1985 by the Camden Central Labor Union and American Federation of Teachers Local 2373, the program honors McGuire, the father of Labor Day. Coordinated by the Southern New Jersey AFL-CIO Central Labor Council, it has granted over 600 scholarships—awarding more than $500,000 to deserving students—since its inception.
McGuire devoted his life to fair labor laws, working conditions and education and co-founded the American Federation of Labor alongside Samuel Gompers. He famously proclaimed, “[we want] more schoolhouses and less jails, more books and less arsenals, more learning and less vice.”
ELIGIBILITY: Students attending or planning to attend Camden County College.
AWARD BASED UPON
The qualifications for a student to receive a Peter J. McGuire Scholarship is as follows:
- The student must have one immediate family member in an AFL-CIO affiliated union.
- The student must show financial need.
- The student must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above.
- The student must live in Southern New Jersey.
- The student must be able to attend the award ceremony held on Friday, August 31, 2018
Now is the time to apply for the Peter J. McGuire Scholarship!
Apply today! Deadline for Application is August 1, 2018.
Mother of the Savior Seminary Scholarship
Established by alumni of the Mother of the Savior Seminary. Awarded to a student with financial need dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others (explain in your application). Minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is available with our other Foundation scholarships through our online application available here
History of the Mother of the Savior Seminary
The Mother of the Savior Seminary was located on the property that is now the Blackwood Campus of Camden County College from 1947 through spring of 1967. Camden County College opened its doors on the Blackwood Campus in fall 1967. To view photos of the seminary’s history, click here.
Applying for outside scholarships offers a great opportunity to assist with covering educational costs with free money that does not need to be paid back. Below are links to websites that can assist in scholarship searches; please keep in mind that most of the scholarship applications have specific deadlines. Their application processes can be lengthy and time consuming, but can be well worth the time and effort.