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Scholarships - Camden County College


The scholarship application process is now closed for fall 2019 awards. The process will open again in November. APPLY HERE.

The student scholarship program at Camden County College is administered through the Camden County College Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1992 to enhance the College’s tradition of academic excellence and student success. As the College’s partner, the Foundation is committed to helping Camden County College students realize their dreams of a quality, meaningful higher education and career.

We wish you success in your studies at Camden County College and other institutions, or as you move into the workforce, and are proud to have the opportunity to play a role in your success.

For additional scholarship information call us at (856) 227-7200, ext. 4946.

Applying for a Scholarship

The scholarships and awards described in this website are a sampling of opportunities for students to receive assistance at Camden County College. Many are awarded to students who demonstrate a financial need, but others are awarded to students possessing academic merit.

Helpful Links & External Scholarships

Below you’ll find scholarships available from other sources. Any questions regarding the following links should be directed to the contact person listed on that page.

Education Planner Scholarship Search
Education planner – a one stop career and college planning website.
New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Scholarship Site
NJ Transfer Scholarships

Other Scholarships

Peter J. McGuire AFL-CIO Scholarships-varies between twenty and twenty five $1000 scholarships each year. The awards were established in 1985 to provide tuition assistance to deserving students.

Founded in 1985 by the Camden Central Labor Union and American Federation of Teachers Local 2373, the program honors McGuire, the father of Labor Day. Coordinated by the Southern New Jersey AFL-CIO Central Labor Council, it has granted over 600 scholarships—awarding more than $500,000 to deserving students—since its inception.

McGuire devoted his life to fair labor laws, working conditions and education and co-founded the American Federation of Labor alongside Samuel Gompers. He famously proclaimed, “[we want] more schoolhouses and less jails, more books and less arsenals, more learning and less vice.”

ELIGIBILITY: Students attending or planning to attend Camden County College.

The qualifications for a student to receive a Peter J. McGuire Scholarship is as follows:

  • The student must have one immediate family member in an AFL-CIO affiliated union.
  • The student must show financial need.
  • The student must maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above.
  • The student must live in Southern New Jersey.
  • The student must be able to attend the award ceremony held on Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Now is the time to apply for the Peter J. McGuire Scholarship!

Send your application to Jacqueline Tenuto, Assistant Dean of Student Development Support, Taft Building, Room 302 or via email

Apply today! Deadline for Application is August 1, 2019.

Mother of the Savior Seminary Scholarship

This scholarship is funded by the alumni of the seminary and is awarded annually to a student with financial need, who maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA and whose field of study or career choice is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of others – explain in your application.

The seminary alumni have partnered with the Camden County College Foundation to establish this scholarship which serves as a living link between the goals of the seminary in educating young men to serve others, and the education of Camden County College students to be productive members of their community. This scholarship is available, along with our other Foundation scholarships, through our online application available at

History of the Mother of the Savior Seminary

For more information on the history of the Mother of the Savior Seminary, from its founding in 1945 to its closing in 1967, the Society of the Divine Savior Salvatorian Archives has compiled a historical photo archive available for viewing at

Outside Scholarships

Applying for outside scholarships offers a great opportunity to assist with covering educational costs with free money that does not need to be paid back. Below are links to websites that can assist in scholarship searches; please keep in mind that most of the scholarship applications have specific deadlines. Their application processes can be lengthy and time consuming, but can be well worth the time and effort.