Helping Students Succeed
Your contribution lessens the burden for students who are struggling financially and rewards students
who excel academically.
Contributions from the Century College community are very important to student success. Tuition
continues to rise to record high levels for two-year colleges.
As a result, the number of students applying for financial aid has soared and so has the number of
students taking out loans. For some students, all it takes is one financial crisis to derail their goals.
Your donations help ease financial burdens and allow students to concentrate more on their studies.
How Students Benefit
The Century College Foundation awarded $130,000 in scholarships to 103 students for the 2012-13
academic year. These scholarships help students begin or continue in their studies. By offering
scholarship opportunities, we hope to encourage more students to attend college and achieve their dreams.
During the 2011-12 academic year, the Century College Foundation awarded 63 Random Acts of Kindness grants totaling $18,503. Many of our
students must drop out of school due to financial hardships. The Random Acts of Kindness Program is a
safety net that provides emergency grants to students experiencing extreme financial difficulties.
Without Random Acts of Kindness, many of these students would drop out of college.
Please help the Foundation award more scholarships and grants to enable deserving students to achieve
If you can, please donate now.
“When I opened the letter from the foundation telling me I had received the Otto Bock scholarship,
something inside me changed. Somebody believed in me enough to give me this gift, and I was honored
and proud to be chosen. It was the difference between me staying and finishing what
I started and quitting halfway through.”
“This scholarship has enabled me to be less stressed about finances and I am able to work less at both
of my jobs. This in turn allows me to focus on my school work more. In the future, I hope to be able to
give back to the community and help those in need, as this scholarship committee has done for me. I would
like to thank the donors. Your generosity is very much appreciated.”
"Thank you for awarding me this great opportunity not only to have a good and valuable education but
also an opportunity to someday make a contribution to this community as well as in my home country, Uganda."