We believe everyone deserves access to high quality education regardless of your financial situation. The College awards $300,000 in scholarships every year to deserving students thanks to generous donations to the College Foundation. A wide range of scholarship opportunities are available based on academic merit and financial need. Special scholarships are available for adults who are attending college for the first time or returning to the classroom to pursue a new career. Scholarships can help with the cost of tuition, fees and books.

For a complete listing of scholarship opportunities click here.

Apply for a Scholarship

Please visit https://raritanval.awardspring.com/ to apply.

  • STEM - Scholarships will remain open until September 18, 2021
  • Welcome Back Scholarship - RVCC has created a special scholarship to support students who were financially impacted by COVID-19 and were forced to drop out of school. To be eligible, a student must have attended RVCC as a degree-seeking student between Spring 2019 Semester and Summer Summer 2021 Semester and stopped attending RVCC for a semester or more due to the pandemic. Applications are being accepted until October 31, 2021.

For answers to questions about how to apply for a scholarship click here.

Abigail Fabiano

Abigail Fabiano

The National Science Foundation Galileo Scholarship
Chemical Engineering
Future Plans: Pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering

"It was important that I received a scholarship from RVCC so that I could start my college career feeling confident that I can find ways to prevent college debt. The scholarships I received have allowed me to not have to stress about the financial aspect of college and to instead focus on my academics."

Jennifer Green

Jennifer Green

Arnold A. Schwartz Foundation Scholarship
Nursing
Future Plans: Pursue of Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

"There were books and other resources I would not have been able to obtain if it was not for the scholarship awarded…I am truly grateful to have been a recipient."

Jocelyne Munoz-Campos

Jocelyne Munoz-Campos

RWJUH-Somerset Scholarship
Nursing
Future Plans: Pursue of Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

"This scholarship was very important for me and my family to help pay for my education. Without it, I would have probably needed to get a loan and second job to pay for my classes."

Maria Yorleana Esquivel

Maria Yorleana Esquivel

Raritan Promise Scholarship
Health Science
Future Plans: Pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition

"The scholarship really helped me because I work two jobs to try to help my parents pay for my tuition. The scholarship helped me and my family. I am truly grateful."

Michael Allers

Michael Allers

Affinity Credit Union Scholarship
Environmental Science
Future Plans: Pursue a Master’s Degree in Ecological Restoration

"Being well into my 30's it is very important to me to move along my education path as expediently as possible. This scholarship has made that a reality."

Julia J. Collesano

Julia J. Collesano

Rose McConnell Scholarship
Social Work Major
Future Plans: Pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work

"I have been through many different types of challenges my life. This scholarship gave me the confidence to do what I want and push forward in anything I will do in my life."