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The DCC Foundation awards about $400,000 in scholarships annually to new, returning and graduating students.
Scholarships for New Students
There is a full-tuition scholarship for entering freshman to DCC known as the Charles and Mabel Conklin Scholarship for Academic Excellence.
To be eligible, the applicant has to be full-time and graduate from their Dutchess County high school in the top 10% of their class. This scholarship covers tuition at DCC for two consecutive years (4 semesters).
To get an application for the Charles and Mabel Conklin Scholarship, check with your guidance office at your high school or call the DCC Admissions Office at (845) 431-8010.
Scholarships for Returning and Graduating Students
Every spring, the DCC Foundation awards scholarships to continuing and graduating students. There are over 125 scholarships for which DCC students can apply, including scholarships for full-time, part-time, and even graduating students. The scholarship application can be completed online at DCC Scholarship Application.
You can apply for more than one DCC scholarship, but you will be awarded only one.
Outside scholarships also are available for new and returning students. The school does not control these types of scholarships. Students can find information about outside scholarships from various sources.
Here are some of the websites we recommend:
If you have any questions about scholarships, call the Office of Financial Aid (845) 431-8030.