Earn a bachelor's degree from Bucknell
Further your education at Bucknell University on a full-tuition scholarship through the Bucknell Community College Scholars program.
Designed for high-achieving, low-to-moderate income community college students, the Scholars program allows you to take your Montco associate's degree to the next level. Experience life at Bucknell during the six-week summer program and receive financial and administrative support throughout. Upon completion of the summer program, you will have the opportunity to apply to Bucknell to earn a bachelor's degree on a full-tuition scholarship.
Six-week summer program
Located in Lewisburg, PA, you will complete a six-week program at Bucknell University during the summer, where you will
- Live on campus
- Take two courses
- Receive a stipend
- Participate in campus orientation, team-building, research, technology and writing activities
Information sessions will be hosted during the fall semester and in January 2020. You can also participate in a visit Bucknell, which will be held in early February.
Applying to the program
Applications for the Bucknell Community College Scholars program are due at the end of February.
Criteria for applying
- Show potential to succeed in a bachelor’s degree program at Bucknell
- Have a GPA of about 3.4 or higher
- Have completed at least 12 community college credits as of January 15
- Demonstrate leadership abilities and problem-solving skills
- Have a low- to moderate-income* financial status
Complete your application and either submit it electronically (preferred), or print and submit it to directly to Counselor, Derrick Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application assistance is also available.
For additional information, contact Counselor, Derrick Smith at email@example.com or Geography Professor, Wayne Brew at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details can also be found through Bucknell University.
*Low- to moderate-income financial status is defined as Adjusted Gross Income below $60,000 for families, $45,000 for married couples or below $30,000 for independent students.