This award was created in 2009 to honor friend to CW, former Mayor Joseph Delfino for his fine work and tremendous support of the college. Education for today’s youth has always been a passion of Mayor Delfino’s: “I am all about the kids, about education, taking care of the younger members of our community.” Since CW and former Mayor Delfino have a long, collaborative relationship that goes back more than 30 years, it seemed fitting that an award be created in his honor and is granted annually. The successful recipient must be a White Plains High School student currently attending CW, and most importantly, they must embody Mayor Joe’s spirit of giving.
To honor John’s legacy, Compufit has established The John Nunes Technology Scholarship to provide financial assistance to a College of Westchester student who is interested in pursuing a career in IT. John spent his life and career supporting people and would be honored to know that a student is now being supported in his name.
The Alumni Association Scholarship was created by one of the college’s Alum who wanted a way to pay it forward and help current students of The College of Westchester realize their dreams of obtaining a college education. This scholarship is awarded every year to a current student with at least 15 credits and a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. In addition to strong academic accomplishments, scholarship recipients are selected based on involvement in leadership and community service activities, and demonstrated financial need.