Active Scholarships

Last Updated January 12, 2023

Time Bound:
  • $1000 – High School Graduate Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any students who graduate(d) or earn(ed) a GED not sponsored by NCC between 12/31/2022 – 12/30/2023 who enroll and start in any program between 1/1/2023 and 12/31/2023.

Non-Time Bound:
  • $1000 – All in The Family Scholarship

    In an effort to support members of the NCC community who refer their family members, NCC has created the All in The Family Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to increase accessibility of post-secondary education and decrease out of pocket costs for this population of individuals.
  • $2500 – Alumni Scholarship

    This scholarship/credit combination is available to any NCC alumnus who enrolls in an additional program of study at NCC after two years from their graduation date.
  • $1725 – Business Administrative Assistant to Business Administration Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus of NCC’s Business Administrative Assistant program who enrolls and matriculates into NCC’s Business Administration program.
  • $1725 – Dental Assistant + Dental Admin Assistant to Healthcare Administration Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus of NCC’s Dental Assistant Diploma and Dental Administrative Assistant Certificate program who enrolls and matriculates into NCC’s Healthcare Administration program.
  • $4499 – Expanded Dreamers Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any student who is currently residing in the United States under the DREAM Act or facing any other citizenship barriers. Please note: any student who is attempting to qualify for the Dreamers Scholarship must be able to provide documentation to substantiate their status.
  • $2500 – Preferred Partner Scholarship

    To encourage the continued education of the employees at our top employer partners, NCC has created the Employer Partner Scholarship that is available to all prospective students who are currently employed at any of the select employers who have a partnership agreement in place with NCC.
  • $2500 – First Responder, Law Enforcement, & Security Personnel Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any first responders (e.g. Police Officers, Firefighters, EMS), law enforcement professionals (e.g. Probation Officers, Parole Officers), Security Personnel (e.g. Security Officer, Security Guard) and the spouses and children of those who are currently employed in the field and have been employed in the field for over six (6) months who enroll and matriculate into an Associates or Diploma level program at NCC.
  • $2500 – Early Independence Scholarship

    To support students in their pursuit of higher education, NCC has created the Early Independence Scholarship. This scholarship is designed to increase accessibility of post-secondary education and decrease out of pocket costs for students who qualify for a dependency override.
  • $1725 – Legal Assistant to Paralegal Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus of NCC’s Legal Assistant program who enrolls and matriculates into NCC’s Paralegal Studies program.
  • $1725 – Medical Billing and Coding to Healthcare Administration Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus of NCC’s Medical Billing and Coding program who enrolls and matriculates into NCC’s Healthcare Administration program.
  • $1725 – Medical/Dental Administrative Assistant to Healthcare Administration Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus of NCC’s Medical Administrative Assistant or Dental Administrative Assistant program who enrolls and matriculates into NCC’s Healthcare Administration program.
  • $2300 – Medical/Dental Assistant to Healthcare Administration Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus of NCC’s Medical Assistant or Dental Assistant program who enrolls and matriculates into NCC’s Healthcare Administration program.
  • $1000 – Previous NCC Graduate Enrolling in a Certificate Program Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any students who graduated from an NCC program in the past and is attempting to complete a certificate program at NCC.
  • $500 – Sponsor a Student Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any alumnus or employee of NCC to award to one friend or family member to support lifelong learning.
  • $4000 – Recent Graduate Scholarship

    This scholarship is available to any NCC alumnus who enrolls in an additional program of study at NCC within two years from their graduation date.
  • $500 – Tuition Commitment Scholarship

    To support students who are paying their full tuition cost in full in one payment prior to matriculation, NCC has designed this scholarship to help offset the financial burden on the student.
  • $2000 – WIOA Scholarship

    This scholarship is available for any student who enrolls and matriculates into any diploma-level NCC program that is on the WIOA-approved training list and who has an approved ITA (Individualized Training Agreement) on file that references the relevant enrollment start date.

Active Credits:

  • $1700 – Previous Education Credit

    This credit is available for any students who:

    • a. Attended a medical training program within the last 5 years and took courses in Anatomy, Physiology, or
      some other form of medical preparation.
    • b. Attended NCC in the past 5 years but did not graduate.
    • c. MOS101 is excluded.
    • d. AAS programs do not qualify for this scholarship.

    Please note: any student who is attempting to qualify for this credit must be able to provide documentation in the form of a transcript to substantiate this request. This credit is available for all programs besides the Phlebotomy Technician program. This credit also cannot be combined with the Alumni Scholarship or the Recent Graduate Scholarship.

“Stackability” of Scholarships

Nearly all of the above-listed scholarships are combinable, meaning that a student can utilize more than one of these scholarships/credits per enrollment. However, each program offered at NCC has an established, maximum institutional scholarship amount awarded. This amount is determined by the program credential awarded. Please see the below maximum institutional scholarship amount awarded broken down by program credential:
  • Certificate – $1625
  • Diploma – $4625
  • Associate – $5999
  • Phlebotomy Technician Program Scholarship/Credit Eligibility

    The only credit or scholarship that Phlebotomy Technician students are eligible for is Previous NCC Graduate Enrolling in a Certificate Program Scholarship.