RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Thirty-one new Rockland Community College students will receive almost $40,000 in scholarships as they begin their college journey during a special reception on Monday, Oct. 17, at the school.
The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union, is hosted by the Rockland Community College Foundation, which funds the scholarships.The Rockland Community College Foundation awards more than $350,000 in student scholarships each year. Since its inception, the foundation has awarded almost $4 million, with awards based on a wide range of criteria including academic achievement, athletic or artistic talents, and other needs.
Some awards are designated for new students, while others are awarded to continuing students and even to RCC graduates continuing their education at a four-year college.
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