Scholarships for Incoming Students

Recent high school graduates or other students who have little or no post-high school education.

Nancy Jo Abeles Scholarships
These scholarships are given to incoming students of merit who demonstrate potential and plan to attend Westchester Community College full-time. The award amount may vary from year to year, but is approximately $2,500 per year.

Esther Dutton Kates Fellowship
At the behest of Paul W. Kates, this two-year fellowship is awarded annually to a single(unmarried, divorced or widowed) mother in need of financial assistance planning to attend Westchester Community College full-time for two years. The fellowship provides support in any field of study, and the award amount ranges from $2,000 to $3,000 for each year.

A & J Economos Science Scholarships
These scholarships provide for full payment of tuition, along with a book stipend, to two incoming freshmen students intending to study science at Westchester Community College. These scholarships are renewable for the students’ second year. Preference will be given to those enrolled in the FIRST Robotics Teams at Saunders, Riverside, or Roosevelt High Schools in Yonkers.

Olivia J. Moshier Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of Olivia J. Moshier, this award of $500-$1,000 assists a new student who intends to pursue either a business or fine arts major, demonstrates high potential, and has economic need.

Westchester Community College Faculty Student Scholarship
Funded by contributions from the college faculty, this award is given to a new student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in his or her high school career. The scholarship will be renewable at full tuition for the recipient’s second year if a 3.25 GPA is achieved.