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Funded by alumni gifts, this scholarship of $500 is awarded each year to CCV graduates who plan to continue on for a bachelor’s degree. Fill out the Alumni Scholarship application by Monday, April 10.
CCV President’s Scholarship
CCV’s premier academic scholarship, this is awarded to students who exhibit sustained academic excellence.
CCV Student Success Scholarship
This endowment scholarship was established to support deserving students whose chances of success can be strengthened by aid and whose needs are not met by other sources.
Early Childhood Education Portfolio Scholarship
This CCV scholarship from an anonymous donor covers the full tuition and fees for Spring 2022 enrollment in EDU-1240 Assessment of Prior Learning or EDU-1225 Focused Portfolio Development for 10 early childhood educators with more than one year of experience in the field who are pursuing CCV’s associate degree in Early Childhood Education. Additional scholarships over the next 3 years/6 semesters are available to recipients to help complete their associate degree. Scholarship details can be found here.
G. Jason Conway Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of beloved faculty member Jason Conway, this scholarship is awarded to students who have financial need, show academic promise, and have a propensity for self-directed learning.
Jennifer Frey Memorial Scholarship
Bob and Lois Frey established this scholarship in memory of their daughter, Jennifer “Jenny” Frey ‘97, a longtime student, lifelong learner, and CCV graduate. Each year, the Frey scholars from Montpelier and Morrisville – students with a special learning need or who are studying to serve those with special needs – receive direct support for their tuition expenses.
Joseph and Dale Boutin Scholarship
Joseph “Joe” Boutin, retired President and CEO of Merchants Bank, established this endowed scholarship fund to provide need-based scholarships for CCV students. In his 39-year career, Joe was a leader in the banking industry in Vermont and nationally. He also served on several non-profit boards including the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).
Karen M. Geiger Scholarship
In recognition of the key role CCV played in Karen’s educational and professional development, this scholarship was established by the Geiger family in memory of Karen who was both a CCV alumna and staff member. This scholarship is awarded annually to students who demonstrate financial need, preferably in the liberal studies degree program.
Karen Raylene Clark Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship fund was created in memory of longtime CCV-Brattleboro Academic Coordinator Karen Clark, who passed away in December 2015. It was established to honor Karen’s passion for helping students persist in their studies, complete their degrees, and reach their career goals.
Kenneth G. and Leah M. Kalb Scholarship
Originally established in memory of former CCV President Kenneth Kalb’s wife, Leah, this scholarship was renamed after Ken’s passing in 2020 to honor his memory as well. This scholarship provides funds to students pursuing an associate degree in a business-related concentration.
This scholarship is designed to honor former and current CCV faculty and staff members whose work for the College has benefited students, faculty, and co-workers in substantial and meaningful ways. Each year, one or more current or former faculty and staff members will be identified.
Olin Scott Memorial Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is used to benefit students who are longtime residents of Bennington County and have less than 60 academic credits.
Student Leadership Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded annually to one student from each CCV academic center, as well as the Center for Online Learning. Recipients are nominated by staff at their home academic center and awarded $1,000 in recognition of their leadership efforts through academics, volunteerism, and community engagement.
Urban and Pauline Bergeron Memorial Scholarship
Established in honor of Urban and Pauline Bergeron, this scholarship is funded by the Bergeron Family Foundation and provides financial assistance to students in a career program with financial need that are in good academic standing and have resided in Chittenden County for ten years or more.
Valedictorian/Salutatorian Tuition Scholarship
Students who have graduated number one or two in their Vermont high school class are eligible for a tuition waiver at CCV. You do not need to be a recent high school graduate to qualify for this waiver, but you cannot have already earned a baccalaureate degree at any higher education institution. You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 to retain this scholarship.
Yolande Corbin Chadwick Scholarship
Established in honor of Yolande Corbin Chadwick, this scholarship is awarded to students with children enrolled in a degree program at the CCV-Winooski academic center.
General Scholarship Fund
Every dollar given to this fund goes directly to tuition assistance for students.
Life Gap Fund
Life Gap provides just-in-time support to help students bridge challenging financial situations that threaten their ability to stay in school. Visit ccv.edu/lifegap to apply. A CCV username and password is needed to access the application.
Student Assistance Fund
From fixing a tire so a student can get to class, to buying a much-needed textbook, every dollar to this fund provides direct support to students. This fund is used to assist students at each CCV location to meet compelling and urgent financial needs.
Study Abroad Fund
This fund provides grants to students participating in CCV’s study abroad courses to help offset extra program fees and travel costs.
New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) Scholarships
NEFCU has two scholarships available to its members, related to STEM and nursing. Scholarship eligibility, requirements, and the application are available on NEFCU’s website.
SVMC Early Childhood Education Residency Program Scholarship
The Southern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) Early Childhood Education Residency Program provides scholarships to CCV students enrolled in a CCV early childhood education certificate or degree program. The program is made possible with Congressionally Directed Funds through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Program eligibility and requirements are detailed on the scholarship application.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Vermont Scholarship
The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Vermont program provides scholarships to early education professionals pursuing a CCV Early Childhood Education associate degree. The scholarship program is administered by Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VAEYC) and funded through Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant and The Henderson Foundation.
One of our partners, Watermark, has a scholarship competition open to all US community college students from August 15 – 31, 2022. To enter, make a video that answers the following questions in 2 minutes or less: What challenges have you overcome to be a successful student, and what are you inspired to do after graduation? Check out the Watermark website to learn more. Good luck, applicants!