BMCC Presidential Scholarship

Deadline: 05/21/2024
Amount: up to $3,200.00 per year

Who Is Eligible

  • graduate with a minimum high school average of 80%
  • demonstrate financial need
  • show evidence of community or volunteer service
  • be a graduating high school senior


  1. Complete application on-line. (See instructions below under information)
  2. Write an essay discussing your long-range academic and professional goals and your financial need
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation, at least one from your high school teacher or Guidance Counselor, and the other from any adult (other than a family member).

 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 BMCC Full-time Scholarship Application, 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 Presidential Scholarship Application-Fall 2024 and click on “Start Application Now” (Follow the instructions to complete the application).

Please email if you have any questions.

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.

To retain the award, recipients must:

  • students selected for the scholarship must:
  • register for at least 12 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 12 real credits, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • volunteer and or provide services for BMCC/Community events.
  • attend MoneyWorks Seminars
  • must have SS# or ITIN# to receive the scholarship money