Available Scholarships

There are many scholarships made available by the Brookdale Foundation and Brookdale Alumni Affairs.

For a questions, contact Margaret Agha, Confidential Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement at magha@brookdalecc.edu

You will need to know your Brookdale email address and password to access many of these forms. If you need help with your email and password, please call the Teaching & Learning Center at 732-224-2089.

You may also search for scholarships offered by outside organizations at http://www.fastweb.com/


Scholarships by Application

The following are scholarships by application. Please review the applications for criteria and deadlines to submit. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only the recipient of a scholarship will receive an award letter via email once the selection process has been completed.


Current Available Scholarships

This list is periodically updated; please check back regularly to find scholarships that meet your criteria.

Elaine Baran Scholarship for Study Abroad:  One-Three (1-3) $500 – $1,500 scholarships can be awarded to eligible students seeking to participate in a Brookdale study abroad program. Application deadlines are October 15 and March 15, each year. Download the application here. 

The Frank Whyman Scholarship for Immigrant Students: This scholarship is open to any Brookdale Community College student, who is registered for at least six credits and who is not eligible to complete the Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). Application deadline is June 15th for the Fall semester and November 15 for the Spring semester. View Application.

Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship: The Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship will provide scholarships to full-time & part-time diverse (students of color) incoming high school and currently enrolled Brookdale students. Full-time students taking 12 or more credits are eligible for a $1000 scholarship. Part-time students taking at least 6 credits are eligible for a $500 scholarship. Visit website for more information about the scholarship and application details. Application deadline is July 31st for fall semester and January 15th for the spring semester. View Application.

A Huber-Kreger Scholarship: One (1) $500 scholarship for a Brookdale Community College student who graduates in May 2024 and is going on to a four-year College or University. Deadline is May 6, 2024. View Application.

Harry Joseph Kegelman, V Scholarship: One (1) $1,500 scholarship for the Fall term for a Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School graduate who will be continuing their studies full time at Brookdale. Deadline May 26, 2024. View Application.

Scholarships from Other Organizations:

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders created a scholarship program for Brookdale graduates who are residents of Monmouth County planning to attend Monmouth University. Nine (9) Eligible students can receive $5,000 per academic year for up to two consecutive years.  Students must meet certain criteria. For more information contact the Monmouth University Financial Aid department: https://www.monmouth.edu/finaid/contacting-the-financial-aid-office/

Allied Van Lines Scholarship Opportunity: Three (3) $1,000 scholarships for students whose area of study focuses on logistics and moving-related fields. Deadline is December 15, 2024. View Application.

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship for those affected by auto accidents. Deadline is December 15More information.

BestColleges Scholarship for Black Women in STEM: Five (5) $6,000 scholarships to Black women who are currently who are currently enrolled or intend to enroll in a degree program in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Deadline is July 15, 2024. View Details and Application here: https://www.bestcolleges.com/scholarship/

Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship: $1,000 Awarded Semi-Annually for Fall & Spring Semesters & Design Critique From Ken Braun, Founder & Chief Creative Officer. View Application.

The Finch College Alumni Foundation Trust Transferring Scholarship: Two (2) $2,500 scholarships, totaling $5,000, are available to eligible woman, age 22 years or older, graduating from a local community college and transferring to an accredited college or university in the United States. A 3.5 grade point average. Acceptance letter from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. United States citizenship or permanent United States Green Card. Deadline is May 1 of transfer year. View Details and Application here: Scholarships | Finch (finchcollege.org)