Hurricane Sandy Scholarship
The severe winds during Hurricane Sandy damaged the roof of the Academic Center at Harcum College. (Photo Credit: Pete Bannan)
Harcum College is
offering full room and board for two years to new eligible applicants in
counties and municipalities in Delaware, New Jersey and New York
affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Harcum College is an
associate degree-granting independent college, founded in 1915. The
College has 1,600 students enrolled at its Bryn Mawr Campus and at
Partnership Sites throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. Harcum’s room
and board for 2012-13 is $8,600 annually.
the scholarship must reside in the eligible counties that are under
direct federal assistance following the storm, including:
- The Delaware counties of Kent, New Castle and Sussex.
- The New Jersey counties of Atlantic, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Union.
- The New York counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond and Suffolk.
of these counties interested in a Harcum degree can apply now for the
Spring or Fall 2013 semesters. The scholarship is good for two academic
years for resident students enrolled in Harcum programs full-time.They
must choose a major from the following academic areas: Animal Center
Management, Business Administration, Dental Assisting with EFDA, Early Childhood Education, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Human Services,
Interior Design, General Studies, Law and Justice, Leadership, Medical
Assistant, Sports Management or Veterinary Technology. All applicants
will also be eligible for consideration for other grants, aid and
scholarships offered by Harcum or by others.
“We hope by
offering these scholarships to help those whose aspirations for higher
education were set back or stopped by the storm,” said Harcum President
Jon Jay DeTemple, Ph.D.
sustained some significant structural damage during the storm, and we
are mindful of the stress and heightened concern so many people in the
region have about their futures as the rebuilding process begins. Harcum
has a strong history of providing career-based education for those who
wish to get right to work upon graduation or to enhance their skills,
and this focus remains a key part of our mission in good times and bad,”
Questions about the scholarship can be addressed to Rachel Bowen, Director of Admissions at 610.526.6050 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Online applications can be completed at www.harcum.edu/hurricaneapp
and mail a paper application.