North Shore Community College offers a wide variety of financial aid options: state, federal, and private. More than half of the students who apply for aid receive some type of award. More than one third of financial aid applicants had their tuition and fees fully covered by financial aid. The average aid award is $3000, and on average NSCC students borrow less than $2500 in student loans.
For new students enrolling in the fall 2021 term, the North Shore Community College Foundation is pleased to offer the following specific awards:
Believe in Lynn Scholarship
For high school seniors graduating from Lynn public high schools with a commitment to enroll in a minimum of six credits per semester for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. $1,000 scholarship award ($500 per semester for two semesters).
Bob and Mary Murphy Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2015 by Bob Murphy, NSCC alumnus and retired staff member, and his wife Mary. The award will go to a past graduate of the NSCC Adult Basic Education program who is enrolling as an incoming NSCC student.
Christine Tufts Beveridge Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Christine Tufts by Robert Tufts and her family and friends. Christine was a graduate of the Salem High School class of 1965. She loved Salem High and would be proud to give Salem High School graduate the opportunity to attend college through this scholarship. Student must have a GPA of 2.8 or greater.
Daniel Callahan Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was initiated by EBSCO Inc. and the Callahan family in memory of Daniel Callahan, long time employee at EBSCO and loving husband. Daniel was very proud of his son's accomplishments in the field of computers and had life long experience in the vocational and technical trades. Student must be a graduate of an area vocational school and enrolled in a computer program.
Danvers Rotary Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Rotary Club of Danvers for a new student at NSCC who lives in Danvers and graduated from Danvers High School or Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical High School. Student must live in Danvers and have a GPA of 2.8 or greater.
Elaine M. Jackson Family Scholarships
This scholarship was established by Elaine M. Jackson, Professor Emeritus, North Shore Community College. This award is for a new or continuing student.
Heinemann Family Foundation Scholarship
The Heinemann Family Scholarship was established by Barbara Heinemann, NSCC Trustee and NSCC Foundation Director, and Eric Heinemann, for a graduating student of NSCC's Gateway to College program who is matriculating to North Shore Community College as a college student.
Henderson Arthur Stern Scholarship
This Scholarship was established in memory of Henderson Arthur Stern by his daughter, Diane Stern. The award will be given to an incoming student who is a graduate of Lynn English High School, has completed at least three credits through the NSCC Early College program, has a minimum 2.8 GPA, is enrolled in a minimum of nine NSCC credits per semester and is an immigrant or first-generation US citizen.
Irving Adler Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support TRIO students who are first generation college goers and who are planning to continue their education at a 4-year institution in order to help them complete their programs of study at NSCC. It was established by Mrs. Avery Walsh to honor the memory of her grandfather, Irving Adler: "My grandfather, Irving Adler, was born in 1913 in Harlem, NY. A first generation American, he was one of five siblings, all who attended college during a time in America when community and city college was free, so affording them the gift of education - and a full life of prosperity. Irving then went on to become a high school math teacher, passing on his love of learning to his students, and finally a successful writer of educational books on math and science." The award will be given to a graduate of Lynn Public Schools who has a 3.0 or greater GPA, is a first-generation student, demonstrates financial need and has been part of the Early College Program at NSCC.
Jeffrey Thompson Scholarship (new or continuing)
This scholarship was established by Charles and Sheri Thompson to provide financial assistance for tuition, fees and certain assistive technologies for students who have a permanent physical or other disability.
Louise Michaud Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Roland Michaud and the family and friends of Louise Michaud '99. After Enrolling in NSCC's Women in Transition program, Louise graduated from the OTA program with high honors in 1999. She began her OTA career with positions in nursing and rehabilitation facilities before joining the public-school system, from which she retired in 2015 after a rewarding experience working with children. The award will be given to a new student in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, with preference given to a non-traditional aged student.
Michaud Mitsubishi Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Kevin and Jill Michaud of Michaud Mitsubishi. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who has gone through challenges and demonstrates financial need.
NSCC Alumni Association Beacon Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Roland Michaud and the family and friends of Louise Michaud '99. After enrolling in NSCC's Women in Transition program, Louise graduated from the OTA program with high honors in 1999. She began her OTA career with positions in nursing and rehabilitation facilities before joining the public school system, from which she retired in 2015 after a rewarding experience working with children. The award will be given to a new student in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, with preference given to a non-traditional aged student.
NSCC STEM Leadership Scholarship
The STEM Leadership scholarship was established in 2011 by Verizon Foundation to support NSCC students enrolled in STEM programs at NSCC. The award will be given to a new student who is a graduate of a public school and is enrolled in Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Computer Info Systems, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Computer Science Transfer, Engineering Science Transfer, or Pre-Engineering.
Sweet Sadie Memorial Scholarship
The Sweet Sadie Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Sarah MacIsaac, class of 2005, by her family and friends to benefit an incoming or returning student with a permanent disability. The award will go to a new or continuing student with a disability, or if not, preference is given to students from Lynn.
Richard and Margaret Bowen Family Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Richard and Margaret Bowen because NSCC connects them to the causes they value. Supporting education. Strengthening community. Encouraging young people. Creating opportunity. This award will go to a recent high school graduate who is the first generation in their family to go to college and who is enrolling as a new student in a degree program..