The Brookdale Foundation recognized scholarship recipients, donors and their families at the Annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony in March. In the 2018-2019 academic year, the Brookdale Foundation awarded nearly $715,000 in scholarships and grants. Since 2000, the Foundation has provided more than $6.5 million in scholarships and grants to more than 7,000 students.

“It is through the generosity of our donors and countless volunteers that we are able to assist Brookdale students obtain their degrees to transfer to a four-year institution or to begin their careers,” said Timothy P. Zeiss, executive director of foundation and alumni affairs.


Dean of Continuing & Professional Studies Joan Scocco with students (left) Isabelle De Abreu and (right) Emily Luccarelli. The students are recipients of the Paul Ali Memorial Scholarship, in honor of Dean Scocco’s late father.