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New Scholarship Designed for New NECC Students

Submitted by on February 20, 2020 – 3:42 pm

NECC logoA new First-Year Knight’s Scholarship, for students who are new to Northern Essex Community College, has been created for students enrolled for the Fall 2020 semester.

This is one of two scholarships specifically available for incoming freshmen. This scholarship was made possible by gifts from the The Torrisi Family, North Shore Bank, Provident Bank, In memory of Agnes & Francis J. Bevilacqua, The Poth Family, Haverhill Bank.

Students, who may have attended another college or university, but never attended Northern Essex, can apply for the $1,000 scholarship, which is split over two semesters. The award can be used to pay tuition and fees, purchase books, supplies, a laptop, or pay for health insurance.

To be eligible, students must enroll in at least six credits or more with the intent of earning an associate degree from NECC. This scholarship is open to students who are high school seniors including those who participated in Early College or Dual Enrollment course(s), Hi/Set or GED students, transfer students, veterans, and adult learners.

This is not a need or financial based scholarship. Interested individuals must complete an application, by Friday, February 28, online or obtain a paper copy from the Admissions Office on either the Haverhill or Lawrence Campuses.

Included in the application is a request for high school transcripts or HiSet scores, and previous college transcripts if applicable.

The First Year Knight’s Scholarship is just one of hundreds of scholarships available to NECC students other scholarship opportunities can be found on the scholarship page on the NECC website.

For additional information on The First Year Knight’s Scholarship, contact Ari Chicklis at