More than $200,000 in scholarships and awards are available this academic year for students attending County College of Morris (CCM), the college’s Foundation has announced.
The 95 scholarships and awards cover almost all academic disciplines, including several that are available to nursing students, as well students studying landscape management, music, international studies, hospitality management, public administration, business, and students with disabilities.
A new online application on the college’s website will streamline the process and make it easier for students to apply.
“We are pleased to offer so many scholarships and awards to new and returning students,” said Joseph Vitale, president of the CCM Foundation. “Thanks to the generosity of our donors, CCM students who qualify for these scholarships have additional ways to underwrite the cost of their education. We hope all students will visit our website and investigate the criteria for applying for these awards.”
Most scholarships are awarded based on grade point average. “We offer scholarships primarily to Morris County residents to attract stellar students to our school,” said Harvey Willis, director of the CCM Financial Aid Office.
“These students earn their scholarships through personal excellence. It is particularly important to reward exceptional students during these difficult financial times,” added Louise Massoni, scholarship coordinator and financial aid advisor.
To simplify the process, CCM has created an online scholarship application accessible on the financial aid page of the CCM website at http://www.ccm.edu/admissions/FinancialAid/Scholarships.aspx.
Students are encouraged to apply early. Willis and Massoni also emphasized that the CCM Financial Aid Office is available to assist students. Along with the online application, a list of available scholarships can be found on the Financial Aid page.