All residents of Suffolk County are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Preference will be given to new and continuing students registered to attend SCCC full-time who meet certain criteria. At its discretion, the Foundation may elect to award a very limited number of scholarships to part-time students who exhibit outstanding potential.

Current Students

To be considered for a "Get There From Here" scholarship, current students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA in college-level courses (excluding developmental courses). The applicant must have filed an annual FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form and must be enrolled at Suffolk County Community College for the fall semester immediately following receipt of the scholarship. Preference will be given to students registered to attend SCCC full-time. At its discretion, the Foundation may elect to award a very limited number of scholarships to part-time students who exhibit outstanding potential. As long as all scholarship requirements and scholar expectations continue to be met (inclusive of filing an annual FAFSA form) and the student remains continuously enrolled at SCCC with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, the scholarship is renewable for up to a maximum of five semesters, or until the student graduates.

New Students

New students must demonstrate the ability to successfully complete college-level work. This must be documented by submission of an official high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, or appropriate scores on the College Placement Test (CPT) taken after admission to the College. The applicant must also have filed an annual FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form and must be enrolled at Suffolk County Community College for the fall semester immediately following receipt of the scholarship. Preference will be given to students registered to attend SCCC full-time. At its discretion, the Foundation may elect to award a very limited number of scholarships to part-time students who exhibit outstanding potential. As long as all scholarship requirements and scholar expectations continue to be met (inclusive of filing an annual FAFSA form), the student remains continuously enrolled at SCCC and is maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, the scholarship is renewable for up to a maximum of five semesters, or until the student graduates.