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Bucknell Community College Scholars Program

Bucknell Scholarship Program

Explore the Possibilities

The Bucknell Community College Scholars program is an incredible scholarship opportunity designed for high-achieving, low- to moderate-income community college students who want to earn an Associate's degree... and then take their education further. Students on-track to complete 12 college-level courses in their initial FALL semester are encouraged to pursue this program, which provides financial and administrative support to help Scholars experience life at Bucknell through three phases:

  1. Assessment of your first year at Garrett College (meeting the criteria below)
  2. Attending and successfully completing a six-week summer session at Bucknell
  3. Completing your second and final year at Garrett College and earning your Associates Degree

Candidates successful in all three areas are eligible to apply for the full tuition scholarship - valued at well over $100,000!!!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Complete at least 12 college-level credits as of Jan. 1, 2018
  • Cumulative 3.5 GPA as of Jan. 1, 2018
  • Demonstrate middle-low income (Family AGI below $60,000, $40,000 married couples, or $30,000 independent students; determined by FAFSA)
  • Enrolled in an A.A. degree at Garrett College (A.A., A.A.T., A.S., A.S.E., expected graduation Spring 2019)
  • Wish to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree after graduation from GC
  • Show potential to succeed in a Bachelor’s degree program at Bucknell University

Important Dates for Summer 2018 Applicants

  • November 1, 2017, 11:30AM - 1:00PM, Room 620A

    Informational Session at Garrett College.
  • February 2, 2018, Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA

    Free transportation provided. Visit to Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. FREE, transportation provided. Date TBD. *Weather permitting
  • February 23, 2018

    Summer Scholar APPLICATION MATERIALS DUE.

Web Resources

  For More Information
Ashley Ruby, Coordinator of Advising & Academic Support
Room 521
ashley.ruby@garrettcollege.edu
301-387-3733