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CCBC Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Offerings

The CCBC Foundation holds a variety of scholarships both for programs and books, as well as endowed scholarships in trust from our generous donors.  Applications for the Foundation scholarships can be filled out through the Financial Aid Office, the Counseling Office, or at the CCBC Foundation Office located in the Student Services Center of the Main Campus. Fill out one application for each scholarship for which you are applying.  For most scholarships, applicants must also fill out the FASFA forms and be on record with the financial aid office.  Please note all requirements for each scholarship.  Applications may be denied if information is not complete.

Please click here for a Foundation Scholarship Application. or click here to fill the form out online.

Scholarships for Aviation Majors

James D. Regal Memorial Aviation Scholarship - $1,000

The Regal scholarship serves to remember Jim Regal who was killed on August 26, 2005, in a plane crash over the Niagara Falls area. Applicant must be enrolled in the professional piloting or a graduate of same working toward obtaining additional FAA certifications.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student must fill out the James D. Regal Scholarship applicatio
  • Must be a student at CCBC majoring in professional piloting OR a graduate of same working toward obtaining additional FAA Certification
  • Minimum of 3.0 overall GP
  • Attach a copy of FAA certifications/qualifications and a current CCBC transcript
  • Essay (350 words) detailing qualifications, ambitions/goals, as well as why you feel you qualify for this scholarship
  • Other criteria that may be considered for selection: list any employment, outside activities and/or volunteer work
  • Personal interview if necessary
  • Regal family selects recipient

Deadline to apply:November 1

Dan Donatella Aviation Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to a full-time, second year student enrolled in the aviation program at CCBC.The Donatella scholarship was developed from donations from friends and supporters of Commissioner Dan Donatella at his retirement.Mr. Donatella currently serves at the head of the Beaver County Airport Authority.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must fill out the Dan Donatella Aviation Scholarship Application
  • Applicant must be a full-time, second year student enrolled at CCBC in the Aviation program
  • Applicant will be evaluated upon his or her academic record, in-flight performance, and commitment to the profession.  Financial need will not be a consideration for the awarding of this scholarship
  • Finalist are reviewed by Aviation faculty and recommended to the CCBC Foundation scholarship committee

Deadline to apply:November 1

Merle A. Moltrup Aviation Scholarship –$2,000 (multiple recipients)

Established by Merle A. Moltrup, this scholarship provides assistance for full-time students enrolled in the field of aviation offered at CCBC.   If there are no qualified applicants in aviation, applicants from the fields of engineering and technology will be considered.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in the aviation program at CCBC
  • Applicants must be in good standing
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Applicants must have applied for financial aid and demonstrate financial need
  • Applicants must submit a 250-word description of why the scholarship would benefit him or her
  • Must be a resident of Beaver Falls and/or Beaver County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·    Applicants must submit a completed CCBC scholarship application by May 3 to the Executive Director, CCBC Foundation

Scholarships for Health Field Majors

Edna Cooper Toothman Scholarship - $1,000

The Edna Toothman Scholarship memoralizes Edna Toothman as a dedicated and friendly nurse, who worked for Friendship Ridge Nursing Home for thirty years. Edna’s husband, Gerald Toothman, created this Scholarship for students pursuing a nursing degree at Community College of Beaver County.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Enrolled in the CCBC Nursing Program
  • Must be a second year nursing student
  • Director of Allied Health will select students who are considered good bedside nursing students
  • Must submit an essay on "Why I Want to be a Nurse" to the Director of Allied Health

Application form and essay are due to the Director of Allied Health by April 10; selected student will be notified by May 3. The money can be used for tuition, fees, supplies and books.

Fannie Mae Person Endowed Scholarship - $500

The Fannie M. Person Scholarship is a tribute to the life of Mrs. Person who contributed so much to her community. Mrs. Person was a faithful Christian Nurse. The Scholarship was created by Mrs. Person’s husband and maintained by her family

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Non-traditional student
  • Enrolled in the CCBC Nursing Program
  • Preferably an Aliquippa resident
  • Student must demonstrate financial need
  • Must complete all financial aid applications

Applications are due by July 26; selected student will be notified by August 2. The money can be used for tuition, fees, supplies and books.

The Waddell/Keppel Radiologic Technology Scholarship - $500

Created by CCBC graduates, the Waddells wanted to help a Radiologic Technology student who might be in need of financial help as they once were when Mr. Keppel stepped forward to assist them when they attended CCBC.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student must be a non-traditional student, 25 years of age or older that has not completed a degree and had at least a two-year lapse in continuous education
  • Enrolled in the Radiation Technological program at CCBC
  • GPA of 3.0 at the end of the first semester

·     All applications are due by February1; recipient will be notified by May 1.

Justin Retsch Memorial Scholarship, two $1,000 awards

Established in 2011, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide annual funds that will be a source of scholarship assistance for a student enrolled in a course of study associated with the Radiologic Technology program offered at Community College of Beaver County.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student must be enrolled in the Radiologic Technology program at CCBC (has gone through select admission process)
  • All first year students completing the first year in the Radiologic Technology program are eligible candidates for the award to support second year enrollment
  • Students must be a radiologic technology student tin good standing
  • Student is entering the second year of the program (summer session)
  • Students must have applied for financial aid
  • Scholarship is based on clinical excellence and will be selected by the Radiologix Technology department director.

Deadline to apply:  April 1

Additional Program-Specific Scholarships

Officer James Naim Memorial Scholarship - varies annually

The James Naim Scholarship serves to remember the police officer, James W. Naim. Officer James Naim was killed on March 15, 2001, while serving his duties in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, as a police officer. The friends of Officer James Naim organized this Scholarship so that students would have a source of financial aid to make college affordable.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be of good moral character and demonstrate community concern/leadership.  Applicant with a conviction of a felony will not be considered
  • Must complete the CCBC Foundation Application, along with the Naim Scholarship Application, which can be obtained at the CCBC Marketing Office in the Student Services Center
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 academic credits.  Transfer credits applied directly to chosen program of study will also be considered
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and submit transcripts of all course work completed.  Must maintain the minimum GPA requirement each semester and submit a record of standing after the fall semester to the scholarship committee
  • Must be enrolled at CCBC taking at least 6 credit hours per semester.  Class registration schedule or acceptance letter must be included with application
  • The scholarship is open to any academic or vocational minded student.  Preference will be given to those who demonstrate a genuine commitment to pursuing a career in law enforcement, public safety or community service and have declared a major in one of the following programs:  Criminal Justice, Police Pre-Service, Fire Science, EMT or other public safety related field
  • Applicants with demonstrated financial need shall be given preference
  • All applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words addressing specific questions
  • Applications must be accompanied by official transcript for all coursework completed as well as an acceptance letter and class registration schedule from CCBC

All applications, documentation and essays are due by July 26; selection will be by August 2. The money can be used for tuition, fees, supplies and books.

First National Bank Culinary Arts Scholarship - $1,000

For several years, First National Bank has generously donated to the CCBC Foundation.As of November 2011, the three-year donation amount reached $30,000.To honor this contribution, the Foundation created the First National Bank Culinary Arts Scholarship.This scholarship provides funds to assist a culinary arts student enrolled in that course of study at CCBC.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The student must be enrolled in the Culinary Arts program at CCBC.
  • The student must be in good standing.
  • The student is entering the second year of the program.
  • The student must have applied for financial aid.
  • The student must complete the scholarship application and submit the required essay.

Applicant will be selected by the  Culinary faculty and awarded at the CCBC Foundation annual HollyDay gala.  Student will not be notified in advance.

Robert D. Thompson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship - $1,000

Established in 2011 by Southern Pines Trucking, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide a source of scholarship assistance to a full-time student enrolled in a course of study at Community College of Beaver County.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled at CCBC
  • Applicant who is or has a family member in the trucking industry, or is pursuing a degree around the care and preservation of animals and/or their natural habitat Please explain how this pertains to you.
  • Applicant must be in good standing
  • Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Applicant must have applied for financial aid.

Applicant must submit a completed scholarship application by the first Friday of May to the Executive Director, CCBC Foundation.

CV Smith III Scholarship of Excellence in History – varies annually

CV Smith III, a retired CCBC faculty member, created this unique scholarship to provide financial assistance to a full-time student enrolled in the Associate of Arts in History Program offered at CCBC.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled at CCBC in the Associate Arts in History Program
  • Applicant must be in top 10 percent of graduating class from a high school in Beaver County. No home school or cyber school graduates are eligible
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Applicant must have applied for financial aid
  • Applicant must submit a completed scholarship application by the first Friday of May to the CCBC Foundation

Applicant must submit a 250-word essay on one of the following questions, and no internet usage is allowed:

o   Distinguish between the first and second Viking Ages.

o   What was the key to Caesar Augustus’ political genius?

o   What was the significance of the reigns of Edward II and Richard II?

o   The U.S. Constitution is based upon compromise.Explain.

o   Distinguish between the First and Second Revolutions in France.

o   In what respects was the sinking of “Titanic” a precursor to the events of the Twentieth Century?

o   Distinguish among Fascism, National Socialism, and Communism.

o   Why should NASA’s original target have been Mars rather than the Moon?

o   Compare and contrast Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin.

o   Compare and contrast Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Scholarships for Current CCBC Students

The CCBC Foundation Scholarships - $500-$1,000 per award for Fall and Spring semesters

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Standard CCBC Foundation Application must be completed
  • Must submit a recommendation letter from a CCBC faculty member
  • Essay (250 words) detailing your ambitions and goals, as well as why you feel you  need this scholarship award
  • The CCBC Foundation Scholarship committee will determine recipients
  • Grade point average will be taken into consideration when choosing recipient(s)
  • Money can be used for tuition, fees, books, and supplies
  • Must demonstrate financial need.  FASFA application must be submitted to Financial Aid office

Deadlines for submissions are May 3 (Fall) and November 1 (Spring).

Selected students will be notified by August 2 (Fall) and December 4 (Spring)

NNDS Scholarship - $1,000 to each of the Beaver County High Schools

National Network of Digital Schools (NNDS) created the scholarship honor to provide funds for students who maintain a 3.0 G.P.A. from their school district.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • No application is required.
  • Student is a first time, full-time student who enrolled the previous fall.
  • Student has earned at least 24 CCBC credits.
  • Student has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 after the spring semester.
  • Student has met the above criteria and has the highest GPA from his/her school district located in Beaver County.
  • Recipients are selected by CCBC Foundation scholarship committee.
  • Selected students will be notified by August 2.
  • The money can be used for tuition, books and supplies.

 

Barnes and Noble Book Scholarship – amount varies

The CCBC Barnes and Noble Bookstore Scholarship gives assistance with books and fees outside of tuition and financial aid.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Standard CCBC Foundation Application must be completed
  • The CCBC Foundation Scholarship committee will determine recipients
  • Grade point average will be taken into consideration when choosing recipient(s)
  • Must demonstrate financial need.  FASFA application must be submitted to Financial Aid office
  • Deadlines for submissions are May 3 for Fall and November 1 for Spring.
  • Selected students will be notified by August 2 (Fall) and December 4 (Spring)
  • Must be enrolled in CCBC certificate or degree program

·     When applying, please submit a complete class registration form and list of books needed for those classes.If books are already purchased, have a copy of the bookstore receipt.

All paperwork must be complete and submitted by deadline.  There will be no follow up or exceptions to deadlines or requirements. 

Kay O’Connor Rosenlieb Endowed Scholarship - varies annually

Dr. Rosenlieb’s scholarship was originally established at the time of her passing in the spring of 2005 by her children and their spouses, Judy Hartman Rowley (Dan Rowley) and Marty Hartman (Sandie Curtis Hartman), to memorialize their mother’s legacy of teaching and mentoring future nurses. 

In 2014, the Kay O’Connor Rosenlieb Scholarship was reestablished through the CCBC Foundation and endowed in the amount of $10,000 by Dr. Rosenlieb’s daughter Judy Rowley and family, Dan, Jim and Katy Rowley.

A previous Director of Nursing at CCBC, Mrs. Rosenlieb was a well-known, dedicated nurse who was active in her community and always found time to care for anyone in need.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled at CCBC.
  • Must be in good-standing with the College.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Must have applied for financial aid.
  • Must submit a 250-word essay on “Why this scholarship would help me achieve my goals.”
  • Application and essay are due to the Executive Director of the CCBC Foundation by the first Friday of May. Selected student will be notified by June 15.   
Jeannie M. Schilling Scholarship - Books for Non-Traditional Students

$375 for fall semester and $375 for spring semester

Established by the Schilling Family, the scholarship provides a source of funds for books for a full-time, non-traditional student enrolled at the College.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled at CCBC.
  • Must be in good-standing with the College.
  • Must be a non-traditional student (Any student who has been separated from the traditional K-12 education track for more than one year.)
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Must have applied for financial aid.
  • Applications are due to the Executive Director of the CCBC Foundation by the first Friday of May. Selected student will be notified by June 15.   
Jeannie M. Schilling Scholarship - Emergency Fund for Learning Center Students

$375 for fall semester and $375 for spring semester

Established by the Schilling Family, the scholarship provides a source of funds for a full-time student who is enrolled at the College and utilizes the Learning Center.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled at CCBC.
  • Must be in good-standing with the College.
  • Must be a student who utilizes the Learning Center at CCBC.
  • Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Must have applied for financial aid.
  • Applications are due to the Manager of Learning and Library Resources by the first Friday of May. The Manager of Learning and Library Resources will notify the CCBC Foundation Board of selected student. Selected student will be notified by June 15.  

 

Scholarships for High School Seniors

Herman Petti, Sr./Wolves Club Scholarship

The Petti/Wolves Club Scholarship was created in memory of Herman L. Petti Sr. by the family.Donations are made by anyone each year in remembrance of losing a loved one.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must enroll full-time at CCBC from Riverside High School
  • High School GPA of 2.3 or better and must provide a High School transcript
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Must complete all financial aid forms

Application and documentation are due by April 30. Selected student will be notified first week of May. The money can be used for tuition, books and supplies.

Recipient must attend the scholarship banquet in May to receive the award.

Aliquippa Wolves Club Scholarship - $1,200

The Aliquippa Wolves Club created this Scholarship fund in 2003 to provide students in Hopewell, Aliquippa, and Center with an education at Community College of Beaver County. The Aliquippa Wolves Club members hope that this Scholarship will make it more affordable for students to earn their degrees.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Scholarship is available for students graduating from either Aliquippa, Hopewell, or Central Valley High Schools
  • The student must rank in the upper 1/3 of their graduating class
  • Student must submit an official High School transcript
  • The student must be accepted as a freshman into a full-time degree program at CCBC and carry a minimum of a 12-credit course load
  • The student must file all the required financial aid applications
  • The student must demonstrate financial need

·     The student must complete the Aliquippa Wolves Club Scholarship application and submit it along with all other documentation by April 30.Selected student will be notified by May 10. The money can be used for tuition, fees, supplies and books.

Student must attend the Aliquippa Wolves Club banquet to receive the scholarship.

The Ambridge Wolves Club Scholarship –varies annually

The Ambridge Wolves Club created this Scholarship fund in 2012 to provide students in the Ambridge School District with an education at Community College of Beaver County. The Ambridge Wolves Club members hope that this Scholarship will make it more affordable for students to earn their degrees.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant is any high school student that resides in the Ambridge Area School District and graduates from a public, private, charter or cyber school.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of a 2.5 or C average upon the high school graduation
  • Applicant must be in good standing.
  • Applicant must be a registered as a full-time student at CCBC in any program.If in aviation, the scholarship funds can be put toward fees and flight costs.
  • Scholarship will be renewed for the second year should the applicant maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Applicant must have applied for financial aid.

Applicant must submit a completed scholarship application by the first Friday of May to the Executive Director, CCBC Foundation.

Shaw Family Trust Scholarship – varies annually

Created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships to high school seniors during their freshman year of college, the Shaw Family Trust scholarship is available to an incoming Community College of Beaver County student who meets eligibility requirements.

The scholarship is awarded yearly to one student during his/her freshman year at CCBC and is renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
  • Applicant must be a resident of Beaver County
  • Applicant must be attending the Community College of Beaver County
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need

Scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years; however, student must maintain a 3.0 GPA to reapply.

Applications are available in the Marketing Office, CCBC Main Campus, Student Services Center

Application MUST be submitted to The Pittsburgh Foundation by June 25:

The Shaw Family Trust – Attention:Deborah L. Turner, Scholarship Coordinator,

The Pittsburgh Foundation,

Five PPG Place, Suite 250, Pittsburgh, PA15222-5414

Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded each year to students residing in Beaver County who have graduated from a Beaver County high school in the top 10% of their class. The award covers tuition and fees for the fall and spring semesters and has second year renewal opportunity. Students remain responsible for payment of books and other educational costs.

Presidential Academic Scholarship Award

Each year CCBC awards Presidential Academic Scholarships to outstanding high school seniors. The top student meeting eligibility requirements from each high school in Beaver County qualifies. The award is a full-tuition scholarship and covers tuition and standard fees (excluding flight fees) for the Fall and Spring semesters and has second year renewal opportunity. Students remain responsible for payment of books and other educational costs.

 For CCBC Presidential and Academic Scholarship information and application, please click link below.

 http://www.ccbc.edu/scholarships

Residency-Based Scholarships

Beaver County Housing Authority Scholarship – $1,000

Established in 2010, this scholarship provides financial assistance for a non-traditional student who is a resident of the Beaver County Housing Authority. Two $500 scholarships are awarded annually. Applications are accepted through the Financial Aid Office.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a graduating senior or a non-traditional student
  • Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled at CCBC
  • Applicant must reside in a housing development owned and managed by the housing Authority of the county of Beaver or be a recipient of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
  • Applicant will be evaluated upon his or her academic record
  • Applicant must submit all financial aid forms
  • CCBC Foundation scholarship committee will make the selection on verification of residence by the Housing Authority

Deadline to apply:July 15