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Let Us Help You Get Off to a Great Start

NECC offers three different scholarships dedicated specifically to support incoming freshmen. They are made possible by the generosity of private donors and are available to you through NECC’s Office of Institutional Advancement.

The scholarship award amounts and eligibility requirements vary, so please check the requirements for each one and apply for any of the scholarships for which you may be qualified. You do not have to complete the FAFSA to apply for any of the Incoming Freshman Scholarships.

The Application Period is Currently Closed

The application period will open February 1, 2018.

Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

Incoming Freshman Scholarship (for registered NECC students only)
Scholarship Name Criteria Application link Deadline

NECC Alumni Incoming Freshman Scholarship

3 awards available at $1,000 ($500 fall / $500 spring)

  • Completed Incoming Freshman Scholarship Application (PDF)
  • One Letter of Recommendation from high school teacher or guidance counselor
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA from high school
  • High school transcript (may be unofficial)
  • Must be registered at NECC for minimum of 9 credits for Fall 2017 semester
  • Brief personal statement (1-2 paragraphs) with answer to the following:
    • Describe your educational and career goals.
    • Describe how a scholarship from NECC will help you achieve those goals.
Mail completed scholarship package to the address provided or email files as attachments to scholarships@necc.mass.edu.

For more information, please contact the Lindsay Graham at 978-556-3629.

Our scholarship process is now closed.

NECC Foundation, Inc. Incoming Freshman Scholarship

(Award amounts vary)

  • Completed Incoming Freshman Scholarship Application (PDF)
  • One Letter of Recommendation from high school teacher or guidance counselor
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA from high school
  • High school transcript (may be unofficial)
  • Must be registered at NECC for minimum of 6 credits for Fall 2017 semester
  • Brief personal statement (1-2 paragraphs) with answers to the following:
    • Describe your educational and career goals.
    • Describe how a scholarship from NECC will help you achieve those goals.
Mail completed scholarship package to the address provided or email files as attachments to scholarships@necc.mass.edu.

For more information, please contact Lindsay Graham at 978-556-3629.

Our scholarship process is now closed.

NECC Presidential Scholars Program

10 to 15 awards available at $1,000* ($500 Fall 2017/ $500 Spring 2018)

The following must be submitted on your behalf by a high school guidance counselor or teacher:

  • Completed Presidential Scholars Nomination Form (PDF)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA from high school
  • Current high school transcript (may be unofficial)
  • Letter of Reference
  • List of Extracurricular Activities/Positions Held/Work Experience

To support your nomination please apply to NECC and register for classes as soon as possible.

Must be registered at NECC for minimum of 12 credits for fall 2017; must maintain full time enrollment (12 or more credits)

 

Please ask your guidance counselor/teacher to recommend you for this award.

 

Guidance Counselors and Teachers should submit all required files as attachments to scholarships@necc.mass.edu. For more information, please contact Lindsay Graham at 978-556-3629. Our scholarship process is now closed.

 

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