Scholarships are awarded that are given based on merit, need or talent and do not have to be paid back. However, certain criteria may apply in order to receive or maintain a scholarship award.

Nassau Community College Scholarships

Scholarship awarded to incoming, returning, or graduating students from funding by members of the College's faculty and staff, by campus groups, and from local donor organizations and individuals.

Nassau Community College makes scholarship monies available each year for a variety of programs through the College Foundation Office and administered by the Scholarship and Student Aid Committee of the Academic Senate. Students are urged to apply for these scholarships. For more information visit the NCC Scholarship web page.

Other Scholarship Sources

It is never too late to begin your search for scholarships.

  • Check your High School and/or local Library for scholarship handbooks, and for a listing of local organizations that award scholarships.
  • Check national organizations such as Coca-Cola Foundation, National Merit Scholarship Program, American Legion, etc.
  • Local businesses, such as your current employer.

There are many free scholarship search sites available. Listed here are a few scholarship search sites that may provide useful information:

Disclaimer regarding scholarship search websites

Nassau Community College does not endorse or recommend any scholarship service or private scholarship websites. We encourage you to be cautious about scholarship search organizations that charge a fee.

Questions about tuition and fees should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Affairs, via email: or by phone 516.572.7326.

Inquiries concerning financial assistance should be directed to the Financial Aid Office, via email: or by phone: 516.572.7396.

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