BMCC Foundation, Inc. Part-Time Scholarship

Deadline: 08/25/2023
Amount: Up to $810.00 per semester.

Who Is Eligible

  • Be a part-time BMCC student who demonstrates high academic performance and financial need.
  • All applicants must file for FAFSA regardless of their status {those not able to file online, will complete a paper FAFSA when selected for the scholarship}.
  • Have completed at least 20 non remedial credits by the end of spring 2023 semester and have a 3.3 minimum cumulative GPA.
  • Students in programs such as ASAP and Out-In-Two are ineligible to apply.
  • Complete all remediation by the end of the first semester the scholarship is received.
  • Be matriculated for your first degree (please do not apply if you hold an Associate’s, Bachelor’s Master’s or Doctorate degree)
  • Students receiving any BMCC scholarship are ineligible to apply.


  1. Complete application on-line. (See instructions below under information)
  2. Please select and answer one on the essay questions below:
    1.  Write an essay describing factors and/or events that have had the most   significance in shaping your academic, personal or career goals.
    2.  What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you personally overcome in achieving your education (i.e. financial, personal, medical, etc.).
  3. Upload a copy of you CCT or submit one letter of recommendation from a BMCC faculty or staff member.  (If you have a CCT, the scholarship office will obtain a copy on your behalf). If you do not have a CCT, or do not know what a CCT is, you are to submit a recommendation letter. No family member should write a letter for you. You will be disqualified if your letter is written by a family member or friend. The letter of recommendation must be submitted on-line – No paper recommendations will be accepted.)


To request the recommendation, go to page 5 of the on-line application. Enter the recommender’s name and e-mail address in the space provided. As soon as you do, they will receive a link with instructions to write the recommendation on your behalf. It is your responsibility to check in with your recommender to make sure that they received the link.


How to apply

To access the application, please follow the steps below:

1.  Visit the BMCC Portal
2.  Login (Your login information is your student e-mail login).
3.  After you have logged in successfully, click on the “Scholarship Manager” icon.
4.   Look for BMCC Foundation Inc. Scholarship Application-Fall 2023 and click on “Start Application Now” (Follow the instructions to complete the application).

For questions, email

Selection Process

A selection committee reviews all scholarship applications. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic records, career objectives, financial need, leadership abilities, participation in school activities, and or community service.

Students selected for the scholarship must:

• register for at least 6 BMCC credits bearing courses that will be counted towards your major.
• complete all remediation by the end of the first semester the scholarship is received.
• maintain at least 6 credits bearing, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3).
• volunteer and or provide services for BMCC/Community events.
• Attend MoneyWorks Seminars.


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