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Honors Program – Scholarships

Nancy Jo Abeles Scholarship for Continuing Honors Students

Each April, students enrolled in the Honors Program who plan to continue their studies at the college the following year may apply for the Nancy Jo Abeles Scholarship for Continuing Honors Students.  It is a merit-based scholarship with a long association with the Honors Program, and is highly coveted by Honors students. Approximately 15-20 students become Abeles Honors Scholars each year.


 

Specific types of Nancy Jo Abeles Scholarship for Continuing Honors Students depend on a student’s full- or part-time status and the number of Honors courses completed:

Type A: $3,000

  • Full-time Honors students
  • Completion of 2 Honors courses by May
  • Commitment to take 2 more Honors courses during the year covered by the scholarship

Type B: $2,500

  • Full-time Honors students
  • Completion of 1 Honors course by May
  • Commitment to take 2 more Honors courses during the year covered by the scholarship

Type C: $1,250

  • Part-time Honors students
  • Completion of 2 Honors courses by May
  • Commitment to take 2 more Honors courses during the year covered by the scholarship

 

Application Guidelines

ALL scholarship applications will be handled online:

Your online application will include a completed application form and a Personal Profile essay. Other pertinent material (optional) must be uploaded. In addition, two letters of recommendation from Westchester Community College professors (at least one of them Honors) are required. The letters should be received by April 15. (Decision announced: Summer)

Please click here for the online application: