Middlesex County College Alumni Association Scholarships
How To Apply
Interested students must apply online using the Scholarship Office’s Stars Online system. Visit the Scholarship website to learn more and to complete your application.
2017-2018 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED
Three students were awarded Alumni Association Scholarships for 2017-18. Britni Strittmatter, a nursing student, received the $1,000 Alumni Dependent Scholarship, which is presented to a student who is the dependent of an MCC alum. Britni is an excellent student and is committed to community service, volunteering at Relay for Life and the New Jersey Special Olympics. Noah Freire and Abeer Ebeid were presented $750 scholarships for academic excellence. Noah, a liberal arts major, has also volunteered in his community and is a wonderful student. In fact, one of his professors called his essays “among the best student work I have read in four decades of college teaching.”
Abeer, a radiography education major, is another excellent student. The mother of four, she volunteers in activities involving her children and plans to work in a radiology office after
2016-2017 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED
Three students were awarded scholarships from the Middlesex County College Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Two of whom attended the yearly MCC Foundation’s Annual Scholarship Reception held on campus on October 27, 2016. The reception’s focus is to honor scholarship donors and recipients where they are able to meet and mingle. Each Alumni Association Scholarship is broken down to award half in the fall 2016 semester and the other half in the spring 2017 semester. Kendra Muse, a nursing major, was awarded a $750 Alumni Association Scholarship for Academic Excellence. Upon graduation, Kendra plans to open her own substance abuse clinic. The scholarship has enabled her to cut-back hours at her job to spend more time on her studies. Paula Ulyak received The MCC Alumni Association Scholarship. This $500 scholarship is awarded to a student who is a dependent of a Middlesex County College alumnus and who is active in community service. Paula is currently studying Biology and aspires to continue her education in Veterinary Medicine and become a Veterinarian. Paula’s father Paul is an MCC alumnus.
Standing from left to right: Dorothy Bitetto, MCC Alumni Association President; Albert Gomolka, Alumni Association Vice President and Michaela Macauley, Alumni Board Trustee. Seated from left to right: Scholarship recipients; Kendra Muse and Paula Ulyak.
Nicholas Johnsen was also awarded a Middlesex County College Alumni Association Academic Excellence Scholarship of $750. He is an Earth Science major who will graduate in the Spring of 2017 and plans to transfer to either Rutgers or SUNY Oneonta or SUNY Oswego, where he plans to major in meteorology. He is shown with Dorothy Bitetto, president of the Alumni Association.
2015 – 2016 Scholarship Recipients
Alumni Association Scholarships Awarded
Two Middlesex County College students were awarded scholarships from MCC’s Alumni Association for the Fall semester. From left: Dorothy Bitetto, president of the Middlesex County College Alumni Association, Courtney Henrich, who is a mathematics major, received the Alumni Academic Excellence Award of $750; and Taylor Harvey, a nursing student, received the $500 Alumni Association Scholarship for a dependent of an MCC alum.
Faisal Usman received Scholarship For Academic Excellence
Faisal Usman received the fall 2015 Middlesex County College Alumni Association Scholarship for Academic Excellence. The scholarship, for $750, will allow him to complete his Engineering Technology Degree at Middlesex. He plans to graduate and transfer to either Stanford University or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is shown with Dorothy Bitetto, Alumni Association president.
Two MCC students received Alumni Association Scholarship Awards this past spring. Lia-Victoria Vega received the $750 scholarship for academic excellence, and Edward Zubrowski was awarded the $500 Alumni Association Scholarship for a dependent of an alumnus. The two are flanking Dorothy Bitetto, president of the Alumni Association. Ms. Vega, a nursing major, volunteers with the Dunellen Rescue Squad. Mr. Zubrowski is the son of Christine (Hanson) Zubrowski who graduated from MCC in 1998. His older sister Lisa also graduated from MCC last spring. He is majoring in Criminal Justice-Police Option and hopes to become a State Police Officer. The Alumni Association will be awarding another $750 scholarship for academic excellence in the fall.
From left, Sydney Gable, Jillian Baumann, and Cara Saso, were awarded scholarships from the Middlesex County College Alumni Association. Each was for $500.
All three are exceptional students. Ms. Saso, a Liberal Arts major, received the scholarship for dependents of MCC alumni. Her mother, Charlene, is a 1978 graduate. The others received the Association’s award for academic excellence. Ms. Gable is a biology major who plans to go on to medical school to become a neurologist. Ms. Baumann is a Liberal Arts major who has volunteered extensively in her community.
“We’re proud to support these excellent students as they pursue their dreams,” said Alumni President Dorothy Bitetto. “We’re thrilled to be able to contribute to their success.”