Foundation Scholarships

The Cecil College Foundation provides scholarships to recent high school graduates as well as adult students. All current and future students of Cecil College are encouraged to apply for these scholarships.

About Foundation Scholarships

Each year, the Foundation provides numerous scholarships for tuition assistance and required textbooks for students through existing scholarship funds established by the generosity of our donors, as well as from funds raised directly by the Foundation.

How to Apply for Foundation Scholarships

Application Availability

Students are able to apply for Foundation scholarships for the upcoming academic year starting on October 1st. A link to the online application will be made available on this page at that time and will be available through April 30th.

Student Credentials

All applicants must have a student username and password to submit a scholarship application. If you are a prospective student who hasn't gone through the admissions process, you can complete the admissions application online or contact the Admissions Office to apply to Cecil College and obtain your username and password. If you are a current student, but don't know your credentials, please contact the college help desk for password assistance at (410) 287-4357 or helpdesk@nullcecil.edu.

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit your scholarship application is April 30th. After you have submitted your application, you will be notified of any award and next steps by email to your college "chawk" account. Be sure to check your student email inbox often.

Tips for Success

  • Complete and submit your application between October 1 and April 30.
  • The information you provide in your essay should explain your interest in the academic program you have chosen, your goals, and why you are requesting a scholarship. You may want to provide a brief description of your career plans, hobbies and other interests.
  • Under "Extracurricular and/or Community Service," provide all of the details regarding your involvement in any community organizations, including the organization name, dates of service and type of service provided.

Additional Information

For additional information, read the frequently asked questions​. If you have any further questions, please contact the Foundation office at (410) 287-1053 or foundation@nullcecil.edu.

Website Privacy Policy

Cecil College maintains this website to inform you of the many offerings and activities pertinent to the institution. We appreciate the trust you place in Cecil College, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy statement, dated October 2006, describes the information we collect and how we use it. When using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions listed in the statement.

Privacy Statement

For each visitor to our web site, the web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information. No marketing databases are created as a result of your visit, nor are there any commercial uses made of any such data.

Cecil College does collect the following information:

  1. the domain name of visitors to our web page.
  2. aggregate information on what pages visitors access.
  3. certain technical information, such as the browser version and operating system.
  4. broad demographic information for aggregate use.
  5. the e-mail addresses of those who voluntarily communicate with us via e-mail.
  6. information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information collected is used:

  1. to improve the content of our web site.
  2. to analyze usage trends.
  3. to notify visitors about updates to our web site.
  4. by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you supply us with your telephone number on-line, you may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you contact us voluntarily via email, you may receive email messages from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

The Cecil College web site may contain links and information from other institutions and/or organizations. Cecil is not responsible for the privacy practices of these institutions and/or organizations, access is at your own risk. Cecil College will not sell, rent, or lease your e-mail address to others. Cecil does not set any cookies.

If you have questions about this privacy statement, you may contact us by mail at the following address:

Communications Office
Cecil College
One Seahawk Drive
North East, MD 21901

You may send e-mail to the Communications Office at communicationsoffice@cecil.edu. You may call us at (410) 287-1000.

If you do not wish to receive emails, mailings or phone calls from Cecil College please request removal from our lists through the contact information listed above. If you wish to update your contact information, please inform us at the above.