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Information & Deadlines

Please take the time to go through this webpage and use it as a tool to help you successfully apply for the many scholarships available.

Scholarship opportunities are only available for the fall & spring semesters!

The Distinguished Student Scholarship (DSS) is the most prestigious scholarship awarded to incoming freshmen here at NCCC.  Applicants must be graduating from a Niagara County High School and meet the criteria within the Instructions. To apply for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester you must complete this Application and hand in the complete packet comprised of the completed application, 2-page type-written essay, and the 2 letters of recommendation by the deadline date of Friday, March 25th, 2022.

The rest of the Fall 2022 Scholarships have a deadline date of Friday, April 1st, 2022.

View the list of Scholarship Opportunities and apply for them online using the AwardSpring Scholarship System on the right-hand side and click the blue LOGIN NOW.

You will be uploading either your High School transcript, GED, or most recent College transcript into the Scholarship System along with a two-page type-written essay. 

For help writing the scholarship essay, click this link for helpful information  Scholarship Essay Writing Tips

For a step by step tutorial on applying for scholarships using the AwardSpring scholarship system online click the Student Scholarship Application Procedure

In order to be eligible for the Fall 2022 scholarships, you must have applied for the 2022/2023 FAFSA. If you have not already done so click HERE. (Note – International students can still apply for scholarships but are not required to file a FAFSA as they are not eligible to receive financial aid)

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Apply for NCCC scholarships through the AwardSpring Scholarship System.

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Foundation/Scholarship Office
Fax: 716-614-5913
Location: Foundation Office (A-265)
Hours: Mon-Fri; 8:00am – 4:00pm