Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

List of Scholarships

Delaware County Community College's Educational Foundation awards approximately $300,000 in scholarships annually. The deadline for applying for 2018-19 has passed.

All Scholarships (Alphabetical Order)

Scholarship
Amount
Eligibility
Marjorie Ailes Memorial Endowed $4,500 to multiple students • Students majoring in programs in division of Communications, Arts and Humanities
• Students must have documented financial need
Alpha Delta Kappa $500 • Education majors
American Association of University Women (Eastern Delaware County Branch) $400 • Full-time students
• Non-traditional female students
• Education majors
• Financial need
American Association of University Women (Valley Forge Branch) $2,000 • Non-traditional female students
American Foodservice Corporation Endowed Approx. $1,500 • Full-time students
• Chester County residents
• Business majors
• Second-year students
• Financial need
Thomas J. Anderson Endowed TBD • Natural Science Major
• Interest in the environment
• Financial need
David J. Andrien Memorial Approx. $120 • Incoming students
• Technology majors
• U.S. Citizen
• GPA of 3.0 or above
David Baldwin Memorial Endowed Approx. $250 • Full-time students
• Hotel and Restaurant Management majors
• Students in good standing
• Financial need
Barclay  Square / Park Lane Apartments TBD • Tenant of apartment in good standing
• 2.5 GPA or higher
• Financial need
Marc A. Bender Endowed Approx. $600 • Full-time continuing students
• Overcome hardships to attain education
• Financial need
Big Poppa’s Helping Hand TBD • Single parent enrolled in high demand field
• 2.8 GPA or better
• Financial need
• Sponsoring District
Boeing $7,500 to multiple students • Full-time students
• Engineering majors
John and Marge Bogosian and Family Memorial Endowed Approx. $800 • Business major
• Financial need
Dr. Mary Jo Boyer and Family $600 annually • Chester County Nursing major
Denis A. Cannon 15 credits per semester • Students from Ridley School District, otherwise Interboro School District
• Financial need
• Non-renewable
Cannon Self-Storage Two awards of $1,000 each • Full-time students from Exton Center
• 2.8 GPA or better
• Financial need
• Non-renewable
Dr. John T. Carroll Memorial Endowed Approx. $110 • Full-time students
• Veteran or dependent of veteran
• Completed 24 credits
• Financial need
• GPA 3.0 or above
Chester Pike Rotary Club Endowed $1,000 • High school seniors from Ridley, Southeast Delco or Interboro school districts
• Academic achievement, service to the school and community and good citizenship
Chester Pike Rotary Club Endowed   • Ridley/Southeast Delco/Interboro HS senior
• Academic achievement
• Service & citizenship
William Christopher Clark Memorial   • Student in Culinary Arts program
Jonathan C. Coia Memorial $750 • Graduates of Haverford High School
• Financial need
Kevin T. Coleman Memorial Endowed Approx. $2,000 • Delaware County High School seniors who may have experienced various challenges to academic success
• Renewable in the second year if recipient is achieving academic success at the College
Compass Group/Canteen Dining $5,000 to multiple students • Unrestricted
Charles W. Crist Memorial Endowed Approx. $500 • Continuing students
• Delaware County residents
• Communications majors
• Financial need
Anthony D'Angelo Business Society   • Full or part-time student
• Business or computer information systems major
• Completed 24 credits
• GPA of 3.2 or above
• Active participation in Business Society
Richard D. DeCosmo Presidential Two awards of $1,250 each • Full-time students (one incoming and one continuing)
• Academic achievement
• Freshmen recipients are eligible for consideration for the award for a second year
DCCC Alumni Legacy Approx. $2,000 • Children of College alumni
• Continuing students in good standing
DCCC Educational Foundation Approx. $3,000 to multiple students • Unrestricted
DCCC Memorial Two awards of apprx. $500 each • Full-time students
• Financial need
DCCC Psychology Faculty Approx. $750 • Psychology majors
• GPA 3.0 or above
• Students must have taken or are registered for 200 level psychology courses
DCCC Student Government Association Three awards of approx. $1,000 each • Students who have excelled in student life and community as well as in academics
DCCC Support Staff TBD • Full or part-time support staff, their children or spouses
Delaware County Tavern Association Endowed Approx. $500 • Students who have completed one semester of study in Hotel and Restaurant Management
• Academic achievement
• Financial need
Dennis Ryan-Paul Motta Endowed Approx $500 annually • Student on the baseball team
• Financial Need
Maryann DiGiandomenico Memorial $225 • Students with disabilities
Dollars for Scholars $1,400 • Unrestricted
Donnelly-Barnes $1,000 • Students suffering from compromising illness or in extreme financial need
Maureen Anne Dragoni Memorial $1,000 • Financial need
• Delaware County resident
Dream Endowed   • Undocumented students from Upper Darby
Dream Today $500 • Priority to first-generation college students or children of immigrants who do not qualify for financial aid
Drexelbrook Community Approx. $1,200 • Drexel Hill residents
• GPA 3.0 or above
Eganey Kauffman Memorial Approx. $150 • Continuing students
• Early Childhood majors
• GPA 3.0 or above
• Financial need
Eisenman-Sebastian $1,000 • Female students interested in the environment and/or recycling
Ellucian $4,000 to multiple students • Computer Informations Systems majors
Matt Evoli Two $1,000 awards spring and fall • Municipal Police Academy majors
• Chester County residents
• Engaged in community service
Future Citizens Half of tuition • Undocumented students
• GPA of 2.75 or more
• Minimum 9 credit hours per semester
• 2.5 GPA must be maintained for renewal
• Students must work with mentor, as needed
J. R. Finio & Sons Endowed $500 • Current, full-time student who intends to transfer to four-year institution in the future
• U.S. citizen
• Graphic Design majors
• GPA 3.0 or above
Dolores Finnigan Memorial $500  • Mature woman whose goal is to attain a college degree 
Teresa K. Freda Endowed  Approx. $1,000  • Full-time continuing students
• Single mother
• Delaware County residents
• Financial need 
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Delaware County  $500  • Female Nursing students
• Second-year students
• Delaware County residents
• Community service oriented 
Garrett C. Gallagher Memorial $2,000 to one or more students • Student in HVAC degree or certificate
• Has overcome a hardship or challenge
• Financial need
D. Barry Gibbons  $550  • Full-time incoming students
• Academic achievement and motivation 
Glen Riddle Rotary Club   • Student from Rose Tree Media School District
Mimi Greenwood Memorial $1,000 • Student transferring to West Chester University for education or physical education 
• Preference for resident of William Penn School District
Marie T. Haindl Memorial  $1,000  • Communications Arts majors 
Ann Marie Hanlon Memorial   • Single mothers with financial need
Madalene Hayes Conner $1,000 • The Chester County Hospital Nursing students
Hearts For Hardship $500 • Assists students suffering hardships in completing two-year degree
Timothy Finian Hickey Memorial Endowed  $1,000  • Male students interested in the environment
• GPA 2.5 or better
• Financial need 
IMS Technology Services up to $5,000 • Majors in Business, IT, Multimedia or Graphic Design
• Financial need
• Disadvantaged background; overcome hardship
• Summer internship opportunity for recipient
George A. Jackson $500

• Paralegal majors who have completed 45 credits
• Plan to attend four-year school
• 3.2 GPA or better
• 100-word essay on Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

Henry J. Jackson Memorial Approx. $250 • Human Resource Management Program majors
Frank and Mary Jelinek Endowed $200 • Penncrest High School graduate majoring in Communications Arts
Professor Michael R. Johnson Business Internship TBD • Business major
• Completed 21 credits (9 Business)
• GPA of 3.0 or better
Edward M. Kavjian, M.D. $7,000 to multiple students • Health-related majors
• Financial need
Ourania Kontopoulos Memorial Endowed for Minority Advanced Technology Majors $1,000 • Academic merit
• Financial need
Ourania Kontopoulos Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Students of Greek Heritage $1,000 • Academic merit
• Financial need
Ourania Kontopoulos Memorial Endowed Scholarship for International Students $1,000 • Academic merit
• Financial need
Kreitzberg Family Endowed Approx. $500 • Non-traditional full or part-time students looking to improve career opportunities
• Financial need
Kuehner-Oyler Endowed Nursing $500 • Successful completion of Nursing 110 and 111
• GPA of 3.0 or above
• Letter of recommendation from clinical instructor
John Lazarich Foundation $20,000 to four students • Nursing students
• Downingtown and Phoenixville residents
• Academic achievement
• Financial need
Harry L. Le Fever TBD • Financial need
• Professional goal in Health Care or Education
• Academic merit
LeTourneau Family Two $500 awards available annually • Emergency Management and Planning or EMS major
• Incoming freshman
• Non-traditional student
• Delaware County resident
Brian J. Maguire Memorial $1,000 to $2,000 annually • Student in Vocational Majors or Certificate Programs
• Student who has overcome hardships
• Financial need
Ellen and Paul Makowski $250 • Students intending to pursue four-year degree in education
• Academic achievement
• Financial need
Masterson Family $500 • Continuing part-time students over the age of 25
• Financial need
• GPA 3.0 or above
• Sponsoring school district residents
Carolyn M. McKinley Approx. $3,500 to two students • Students in division of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
• Full-time students
Thomas P. McNicholas $150 • Academic achievement
Eva Miller Nursing up to $2,500 over two years • For students pursuing BSN degree at Neumann, Widener or Villanova
Monarch Staffing $500 • Human Resource Major
Michael and Teresa Morochko Endowed Approx. $600 • Current students who have completed at least 24 credit hours and intends to transfer to a four-year institution
• Liberal Arts majors
• GPA 3.5 or above
• Traditional-age students preferred
Murphey Family Memorial Approx. $1,000 • Awarded to students graduating with a degree and planning to transfer to a four-year institution
• Students must have filed both a graduation application and a transfer admission application
Nazira Simone Obeid $500 • ESL student who has excelled in ESL courses and will continue studies at the College
• Student must have overcome challenges to achieve success
Office Depot $7,000 to multiple students • Unrestricted
Steve P. Pahides Endowed Business $2,000 to one or more students • Business majors
• Community involvement
• Non-traditional students
Paralegal TBA • Paralegal major
• Financial need
• One-to-three page essay describing motivation for the paralegal major and career goals
• Letter of recommendation from someone connected with your community service work
PECO Science, Technology, Engineering & Math $1,000 • Full or part-time STEM students
• Financial need
• For women, member of a minority or a veteran
Penn Machine Works Manufacturing $1,000 • Students in engineering or machine tool technology
Pennocks Bridge TBD • At least half of classes taken at Pennocks Bridge Campus
Sagle Perkins Endowed Physics TBD • STEM major pursuing bachelor's degree in physics
Phi Theta Kappa Undergraduate Endowed $800 • Continuing student
• Member in good standing of Alpha Tau Epsilon (dues current)
• Active participation in service projects
Phil-Hanna Memorial $2,000 to one or more students • Non-traditional female students studying nursing or respiratory therapy
Phoenixville Sponsored Students Half of tuition • Residents of Phoenixville
• Full or part-time students enrolled at any College location
• Health or Public Safety majors
• Financial need is considered
Dr. Jane Rothrock TBD • RN to BSN students
• Preference for perioperative or RNFA students
SAP Endowed for Business and Technology Approx. $1,500 • Business/Technology majors
Louis W. Scott III Memorial Multiple awards of approx. $1,000 each • Full-time students
• Graduates of Penncrest High School and other area high schools
Sheriff's Reserve Unit Stephen Maugeri Memorial   • First-year student or GPA of 3.0 or better
• Studying Administration of Justice, Emergency Management & Planning, Municipal Police Academy or Paramedic-ALS
Joseph M. Sherlock Jr. Memorial $500 • Non-traditional student
• Full or part-time
• Academic merit
• Financial need
Francis X & Donna Shields Family   • Full-time STEM majors
• U.S. citizen
• Financial need
• 3.0 GPA or higher
Robert Slough Memorial Endowed $400 • Penncrest HS graduate
• Full-time student
• Business or nursing major
• Financial need
Meghan E. Smith Scholarship and Discretionary Fund Approx. $2,500 • Students with documented disabilities
• Financial need
Social Work Faculty $500 • Social work majors  
• Second-year students
• GPA 3.0 or better
William E. Sockwell Memorial $500 • For alumni or children of alumni
Southco $5,000 to multiple students • Students in STEM majors
Jean Marie St. Clair Memorial $1,000 • Nursing or Allied Health major
• Interest in gerentology
Spelina-McAfee Memorial $1,000 • Must have taken three developmental/ ESL/transitional classes
• Financial need
Bishop Dillon Stearly Nursing $600 • Non-traditional nursing students 
• Part-time Chester County students in second year 
• 2.5 GPA or better 
• Faculty recommendation
Sun East Charitable Foundation $500 • Financial need
• Community service
Sunoco $5,000 to multiple students  • Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics majors 
Sunoco Logistics - Process Control Technology   Apply here
Sweet Future  $150  • Communications, Arts and Humanities majors
• Non-sponsoring district
• GPA 3.0 or above 
Ann Marie Vitale   • Nursing major
VWR Charitable Foundation $2,500 to four students • STEM majors in second year
• Financial need
• Minimum 3.0 GPA
Robert Wetherill Trainer Scholarship Fund  TBD  • Chester High School graduate 
Francis A. White Memorial $500 to four students • LPN to RN - Nursing majors
• Single parent
• Financial need
• Minimum 2.8 GPA
Wong Moss  Approx. $5,000 to multiple students  • Full-time students
• Academic achievement
• Community service
• Students must reside in a sponsoring school district 
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust  

• Full-time student enrolled in Associate Degree or specialized certificate program
• U.S. citizen with residency in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia counties or Camden, N.J.
• Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better 
• In good academic standing

Wyman's Well  $200  • Continuing students
• Behavioral Science majors 

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Unrestricted Scholarships

Scholarship
Amount
Eligibility
Compass Group/Canteen Dining $5,000 to multiple students • Unrestricted
DCCC Educational Foundation Approx. $3,000 to multiple students • Unrestricted
Dollars for Scholars $1,400 • Unrestricted
Office Depot $7,000 to multiple students • Unrestricted

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Allied Health, Emergency Services & Nursing Scholarships

Scholarship
Amount
Eligibility
Dr. Mary Jo Boyer and Family $600 annually • Chester County Nursing major
Bishop Dillon Stearly Nursing $600 • Non-traditional nursing students 
• Part-time Chester County students in second year 
• 2.5 GPA or better 
• Faculty recommendation
Madalene Hayes Conner $1,000 • The Chester County Hospital Nursing students
Maureen Anne Dragoni Memorial $1,000 • Financial need
• Delaware County resident
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Delaware County $500 • Female Nursing students 
• Second-year students 
• Delaware County residents 
• Community service oriented
Edward M. Kavjian, M.D. $7,000 to multiple students • Health-related majors 
• Financial need
Kuehner-Oyler Endowed Nursing $500 • Successful completion of Nursing 110 and 111 
• GPA of 3.0 or above 
• Letter of recommendation from clinical instructor
Harry L. Le Fever TBD • Financial need 
• Professional goal in Health Care or Education 
• Academic merit
Hearts for Hardship $500 • Assists students suffering hardships in completing two-year degree
John Lazarich Foundation $20,000 to four students • Nursing student
• Downingtown and Phoenixville residents
• Academic achievement
• Financial need
LeTourneau Family Two $500 awards
available annually
• Emergency Management and Planning or EMS major
• Incoming freshman
• Non-traditional student
• Delaware County resident
Eva Miller Nursing up to $2,500 over two years • For students pursuing BSN degree at Neumann, Widener or Villanova
Phoenixville Sponsored Students Half of tuition • Residents of Phoenixville 
• Full or part-time students enrolled at any College location 
• Health or Public Safety majors 
• Financial need is considered
Dr. Jane Rothrock TBD • RN to BSN students
• Preference for perioperative or RNFA students
Ann Marie Vitale Memorial Approx. $1,000 • Nursing majors
Frances A. White Memorial $500 to four students • LPN to RN - Nursing majors
• Single parent
• Financial need
• Minimum 2.8 GPA

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Business, Computing & Social Science Scholarships

Scholarship
Amount
Eligibility
Alpha Delta Kappa $500 • Education majors
American Association of University Women (Eastern Delaware County Branch) $400 • Full-time students 
• Non-traditional female students 
• Education majors 
• Financial need
American Foodservice Corporation Endowed Approx. $1,500 • Full-time students 
• Chester County residents 
• Business majors 
• Second-year students 
• Financial need
David Baldwin Memorial Endowed Approx. $250 • Full-time students 
• Hotel and Restaurant Management majors 
• Students in good standing 
• Financial need
Big Poppa’s Helping Hand Full tuition • Single parent enrolled in high-demand field
• 2.8 GPA or better
• Financial need
John and Marge Bogosian and Family Memorial Endowed Approx. $800 • Business major
• Financial need
Anthony D'Angelo Business Society TBD • Full or part-time student
• Business or computer information systems major
• Completed 24 credits
• GPA of 3.2 or above
• Active participation in Business Society
Mimi Greenwood Memorial $1,000 • Student transferring to West Chester University for education or physical education 
• Preference for resident of William Penn School District
IMS Technology Services up to $5,000 • Majors in Business, IT, Multimedia or Graphic Design
• Financial need
• Disadvantaged background; overcome hardship
• Summer internship opportunity for recipient
Professor Michael R. Johnson Business Internship   • Business major
• Completed 21 credits (9 Business)
• GPA of 3.0 or better
DCCC Psychology Faculty Approx. $750 • Psychology majors 
• GPA 3.0 or above 
• Students must have taken or are registered for 200 level psychology courses
Delaware County Tavern Association Endowed Approx. $500 • Students who have completed one semester of study in Hotel and Restaurant Management • Academic achievement • Financial need
Ellucian $4,000 to multiple students • Computer Informations Systems majors
George A. Jackson $500

• Paralegal majors who have completed 45 credits
• Plan to attend four-year school
• 3.2 GPA or better
• 100-word essay on Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

Henry J. Jackson Memorial Approx. $250 • Human Resource Management Program majors
Harry L. Le Fever TBD • Financial need 
• Professional goal in Health Care or Education 
• Academic merit
Ellen and Paul Makowski $250 • Students intending to pursue four-year degree in education 
• Academic achievement 
• Financial need
Monarch Staffing $500 • Human Resource Major
Steve P. Pahides Endowed Business $2,000 to one or more students • Business majors 
• Community involvement 
• Non-traditional students
Paralegal TBA • Paralegal major
• Financial need
• One-to-three page essay describing motivation for the paralegal major and career goals
• Letter of recommendation from someone connected with your community service work
SAP Endowed Scholarship for Business and Technology Approx. $1,500 • Business/Technology majors
Robert Slough Memorial $400 • Penncrest HS graduate
• Full-time student
• Business of nursing major
• Financial need
Social Work Faculty $500 • Social work majors 
• Second-year students 
• GPA 3.0 or better
Wyman's Well  $200 • Continuing students 
• Behavioral Science majors

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Communications, Arts and Humanities Scholarships

Scholarship
Amount
Eligibility
Marjorie Ailes Memorial $4,600 • Students majoring in programs in division of Communications, Arts and Humanities 
• Students must have documented financial need
Charles W. Crist Memorial Endowed Approx. $500 • Continuing students 
• Delaware County residents 
• Communications majors 
• Financial need
J. R. Finio & Sons Endowed $500 • Current, full-time student who intends to transfer to four-year institution in the future 
• U.S. citizen 
• Graphic Design majors 
• GPA 3.0 or above
Marie T. Haindl Memorial  $1,000 • Communications Arts majors
Frank and Mary Jelinek Endowed $200 • Penncrest High School graduate majoring in Communications Arts
Sweet Future $150 • Communications, Arts and Humanities majors 
• Non-sponsoring district 
• GPA 3.0 or above 

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STEM Scholarships

Scholarship
Amount
Eligibility
Thomas J. Anderson Endowed $1,000 • Natural Science Major 
• Interest in the environment 
• Financial need
Boeing $7,500 to multiple students • Full-time students
• Engineering majors
Eisenman-Sebastian $1,000 • Female students interested in the environment and/or recycling
Ellucian $4,000 for four IT students • Computer Informations Systems majors
Timothy Finian Hickey $1,000 • Male students interested in the environment 
• GPA 2.5 or better 
• Financial need
Carolyn McKinley $3,500 to two students • Students in Division of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
• Full-time students
PECO Science, Technology, Engineering & Math $1,000 • Full or part-time STEM students
• Financial need
• For women, member of a minority or a veteran
Penn Machine Works $1,000 • Students in engineering or machine tool technology
Sagle Perkins Endowed Physics   • STEM major pursuing bachelor's degree in physics
SAP Endowed for Business & Technology $1,500 • Business/Technology majors
Southco $5,000 to five students • Students in STEM majors
Robert Slough Memorial $400 • Penncrest HS graduate
• Full-time student
• Business or nursing major
• Financial need
Sunoco $5,000 to multiple students • Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics majors
VWR Charitable Foundation $2,500 to four students • STEM majors in second year
• Financial need
• Minimum 3.0 GPA

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Workforce Development Scholarships

Scholarship/h5>
Amount
Eligibility
Matt Evoli Two $1,000 awards spring and fall • Municipal Police Academy majors 
• Chester County residents 
• Engaged in community service
Garrett C. Gallagher Memorial $2,000 to one or more students • Student in HVAC degree or certificate
• Has overcome a hardship or challenge
• Financial need
Ourania Kontopoulos Memorial Endowed for Minority Advanced Technology Majors $1,000 • Academic merit
• Financial need
Brian J. Maguire Memorial $1,000 to $2,000 annually • Student in Vocational Majors or Certificate Programs 
• Student who has overcome hardships 
• Financial need
Penn Machine Works Manufacturing $1,000 • Students in engineering or machine tool technology

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