YOU can make a difference in the life of a Union County College student
by establishing a scholarship.
Union County College builds minds and shapes the future of its students.
Many deserving students cannot afford the cost of the outstanding
education offered at Union County College. A scholarship is an opportunity to provide
an education that will enhance their futures.
Scholarships can honor or remember family, friends, or organizations.
Your financial assistance will help students receive the education
necessary to compete in the increasingly sophisticated workplace of
There are two types of scholarships:
ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS provide scholarship funds from interest earned
on principal. An Endowed Scholarship will provide funds in perpetuity
and can be established with a minimum gift of $25,000. This amount
may be given at once or over a 5-year period and
may be added to at any time. As the endowment
grows, the amount of the scholarship awarded will increase.
ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS are established by direct gifts in the exact amount
of the awards. The scholarship may be renewed each year with an annual
gift from the donor. The minimum gift required for a named annual
scholarship is $1,000.
How is a Scholarship Established?
A donor wishing to establish a scholarship can do so by contacting the Foundation Office by telephone, fax, mail or
- Decides what to name the scholarship
- Sets the criteria for awarding the Scholarship (if any)
- Is invited to an annual Scholarship Reception with the recipient(s)
- Receives acknowledgment in the Foundation's Annual Report
- May change the criteria or name at any time
- Publicizes the new scholarship in its annually updated Scholarship
- Selects recipients through the College's Financial Aid Office
- Assures the management of the scholarship in accordance with
the donor's wishes
YOU can make a difference in the life of a
Union County College student by establishing
a scholarship. An endowed scholarship gives forever.
Let the students themselves tell
you how invaluable scholarships are to their education or browse through
our scholarship donor list for
details. Suggestions for creating a scholarship can be found
on the Scholarship Gift Form.
If you want more information or are interested in establishing a
scholarship yourself, please contact us!