Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Mercer County Community College offers a variety of scholarship opportunities that become available regularly.
Obtain details and apply through the sources represented below.

Available Sources

MCCC Foundation Scholarships

The MCCC Foundation offers a variety of privately funded scholarships.
     Complete details here

Students interested in applying for MCCC Foundation Scholarships must complete the online MCCC Foundation Scholarships application. The MCCC Foundation staff is happy to answer your scholarship questions. We can be reached at (609) 570-3607,, or stop by our office, room 112 in the West Windsor campus Administration Building (AD), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Application Deadlines

for NEW and CONTINUING Students
scholarships awarded to students planning to attend MCCC for the 2020-2021 academic year

Application period
OPENS - January 27, 2020
CLOSES - May 27, 2020

for GRADUATING Students
scholarships awarded to students eligible or intending to graduate from MCCC December 2019 through August 2020

Application period
OPENS - January 27, 2020
CLOSES - March 20, 2020

Need help applying to scholarships?  Please review the instructional guide below:
Students (Current and Prospective): How to Apply for Scholarships Instructional Guide

MCCC S-STEM Scholarship Program (SAMS) Scholarships for Advancing Mercer STEM Students

S-STEM Scholarship Program Mercer County Community College (MCCC), supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is pleased to announce the establishment of an S-STEM Scholarship Program (Scholarships for Advancing Mercer STEM Students (SAMS)).

This five year, $600,000 program is designed to provide scholarships to financially needy STEM majors (biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering, technology, or math) and support these students for two years in acquiring their associate's degrees and/or facilitating their transfer to four-year institutions for continued STEM studies.

     For more information, visit

The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce STEM Scholarship

The National Science Foundation The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented undergraduate science and mathematics majors to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers.

The program provides funds to institutions of higher education to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs for undergraduate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors who commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts.

Eligible Mercer students can start preparing for transfer to William Paterson University as Robert Noyce scholars. While at Mercer, selected students will be supported with advisement, activities, and professional development.

     For more information, please contact Dr. Theresa Capra

Further Assistance from Financial Aid Office

Students are encouraged to pursue financial assistance through the MCCC Office of Financial Aid. Phone (609) 570-3210 or e-mail

West Windsor Campus
Office of Financial Aid
Student Center (SC) - Room 263
1200 Old Trenton Rd.
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Jame Kerney Campus
Office of Recruitment and Financial Aid
Kerney Center (KC) - Room 208
North Broad and Academy Streets
Trenton, NJ 08608

All students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to make sure they are considered for all available financial aid and scholarship funds. This is the form that triggers a complete review of all available assistance, including General Scholarships and student loans.

The application is available online at To receive an application through the mail, call 1-800-433-3243. The federal school code for Mercer is 002641. FAFSA forms must be received by the Financial Aid Office by May 1 of each year.