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Charlotte Newcombe Foundation Scholarship

The Charlotte Newcombe Foundation provides scholarships in partnership with select colleges and universities that welcome and enroll mature students aged 25 years or older without regard to gender identity. The primary intention of the Newcombe Foundation’s scholarship program is to support undergraduate students taking courses leading to their first bachelor’s degree.
Eligibility and Award Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Enrollment Status: Enrolled
  • Type of degree/certificate: Any undergraduate degree
  • Other Criteria:
    • Age: 25 years or older
    • Completed at least 60 credit hours toward degree
    • 3.0 GPA or higher
    • Demonstrated financial need
  • Submit a completed Thomas Edison State University Scholarship Application and any required supplemental documentation before the end of the application period.

When are Scholarships Offered Next?

2020 Winter Award Period
(Only for Nursing students in the Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Program)
Application Period: January 15 – 31, 2020
Selection Period: February 15 – 28, 2020
Notification and Recipient Acceptance Period: March 1 – 15, 2020
Disbursement Period: Funds are available for use within 2 weeks of accepting the scholarship award.

2020 Summer Award Period
Application Period: May 1 – May 31, 2020
Selection Period: June 1 – June 30, 2020
Notification and Recipient Acceptance Period: July 1 – July 15, 2020
Disbursement Period: Funds are available for use within 2 weeks of accepting the scholarship award.

Colleen Schenk, BA

"I was able to complete my degree and fulfill a dream that I had, while being able to work and care for my family."

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