Wilson College

Wilson College

Posted on May 15, 2020

Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, students accepted into the Wilson College Single Parent Scholar Program will no longer have to pay for on-campus housing. The program, open to single parents who qualify academically for admission to Wilson, allows participants to live in on-campus housing with up to two children…

Mount Aloysius College

Alloysius College

Posted on December 1, 2016

A new article has been posted in the Spotlight section titled “Achieving Student Success through Mercy Values.” Mount Aloysius College, located in Cresson, PA, develops curriculum that incorporates the values of mercy, justice, service and hospitality. The Newcombe Foundation celebrates the impact of this program on the lives of its adult students.…

Wilson College

Wilson College

Posted on June 1, 2016

The Single Parent Scholars program, formerly known as the Women With Children program, continues to grow and to support single parents as they seek their degrees. Please read the new article posted in the Spotlight section that describes the unique opportunities offered at Wilson College.…

Stevenson University

Stevenson College

Posted on May 1, 2016

A new article has been posted in the Spotlight section titled “Supporting Adult Students through Personalized Guidance.” Newly funded through the Newcombe Foundation’s Scholarships for Mature Students program, Stevenson offers one-on-one guidance and support for adult students who are handling the demands of family, work, and other responsibilities while finishing their degrees.…

Mercy College

Mercy College

Posted on December 1, 2013

Mercy College, an institution funded since 2011 by the Newcombe Foundation through the Scholarships for Mature Students program, has posted an entry in our Spotlight section titled “Serving the Needs of the Individual Student.” Students benefit from an innovative program that partners students with mentors who promote academic, career and personal achievement, as well as student-centered flexibility in scheduling at all campuses.…

New Jersey City University

New Jersey City Univeresity

Posted on September 1, 2013

NJCU, an institution newly funded by the Newcombe Foundation through the Scholarships for Mature Women program, has posted an entry in our Spotlight section titled “Opening Doors: Providing Support for Mature Students at an Urban University.” We encourage you to read about their welcoming and supportive services that meet the needs of primarily urban, non-traditional students.…

West Chester University

West Chester College

Posted on August 1, 2013

A new Spotlight article has been posted titled “Peer Perspective: The Women’s Center” written by a Peer Educator at West Chester University who provides outreach and support for Mature Students through The Women’s Center.…

University of Scranton

University of Scranton

Posted on December 1, 2012

A new article has been posted in the Spotlight section of the website highlighting the services provided for Mature Students at The University of Scranton. Titled “Caring for the Adult Student,” the article focuses on ways that the University fulfills its mission of cura personalis or “caring for the whole person.”…

University of Maryland University College

university of maryland university college

Posted on September 1, 2012

A new article has been posted highlighting the programs at the University of Maryland University College, a comprehensive virtual university that combines classroom and distance-learning opportunities with mentoring and support services for its adult students.…

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College

Posted on July 1, 2012

The Edward R. Murphy Center for Continuing Education and Distance Learning at Elizabethtown College provides resources for mature adults looking to complete their degrees in the Elizabethtown/Harrisburg/Lancaster/ York areas of central Pennsylvania. By offering accelerated courses, the Murphy Center offers flexibility and efficiency while maintaining academic support.…

New School for Public Engagement

New School for Social Research

Posted on April 1, 2012

The New School, a university for adults located in Greenwich Village, NYC, has been serving urban adult students for nearly 100 years. This article focuses on meeting the needs of adult students who face challenges in today’s economic and social climate.…

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Universtiy of Maryland Baltimore City

Posted on February 1, 2012

A new article has been posted about UMBC’s Women’s Center and its role in meeting the needs of women on campus. By welcoming all to participate in creative, responsive programming that focuses on empowering and affirming women, the Women’s Center strives to meet the increasingly complex needs of UMBC’s community of women.…

Towson University

Towson University

Posted on November 1, 2011

An article highlighting Towson University’s approach to serving their large and diverse population of mature women using the Newcombe Scholarships program as a focal point for events and activities.…

Saint Joseph’s University

St, Joseph's College

Posted on August 1, 2011

The School of Professional and Liberal Studies and the Women’s Leadership Council of Saint Joseph’s University are highlighted in a new article in the Spotlight section. …

Columbia University

Columbia University

Posted on July 1, 2011

A new article in the Spotlight section highlights a special event held at Columbia University School of General Studies celebrating thirty years of Newcombe Scholars. This event brought together alumnae and current Newcombe Scholars, as well as Newcombe Foundation and GS staff.…

Kean University

Kean College

Posted on May 1, 2011

A new article in the Spotlight section highlights Kean University’s commitment to serving adult students at its Union, NJ campus.…

Arcadia University

Arcadia College

Posted on March 1, 2011

Arcadia University, located in the rolling hills outside Philadelphia, commits itself to academic excellence and to providing personal attention to each of its students. Welcoming and supportive of mature women seeking an undergraduate degree, Arcadia University was among the first institutions to receive funding for scholarships from the Newcombe Foundation in 1981.…

Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University

Posted on February 1, 2011

Georgian Court University, a small liberal arts university sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and located in Lakewood, NJ, has served women students for more than 100 years. …

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

Posted on November 1, 2010

Penn’s Bread Upon the Waters program, named for the old Hebrew idiom about giving and the rewards that come from giving, is unique in its approach to serving Mature Students by offering free tuition for selected part-time students as a way of helping them earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. …

Gannon University

Gannon University

Posted on October 4, 2010

Located on the shore of Lake Erie, Gannon University is committed to providing a high quality, value-centered education in liberal arts and professional specializations to all 4,200 students who attend. …

Marywood University

Marywood College

Posted on September 1, 2010

Marywood University, located in Scranton, PA, was founded nearly 100 years ago in the spirit of advancing opportunity for women by women. Embracing this ideal, Marywood still strives to educate and empower women through learning and leadership.…

Hunter College

Hunter College

Posted on June 1, 2010

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has enjoyed a partnership with Hunter College since 1981. Located in the heart of Manhattan, Hunter offers a rare combination of an affordable education in a cosmopolitan setting, attracting students from within the city and the tri-state area, from across the nation and from more than 140 countries.…

Moravian College

Moravian College

Posted on May 1, 2010

Since 1981, Newcombe Foundation has partnered with Moravian College, a small, liberal arts college in Bethlehem, PA, to provide scholarship funds to mature women seeking to further their education.…

Gwynedd-Mercy College

Gwynedd Mercy University

Posted on April 1, 2010

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy in 1948, Gwynedd-Mercy College is proud of its tradition of providing a well-rounded, Mercy-based liberal arts education that not only produces prepared, compassionate graduates, but also enhances lives and careers with deep meaning.…

Bloomfield College

Bloomfield College

Posted on March 4, 2010

As an urban campus serving a very diverse student population near Newark, NJ, Bloomfield’s 2,000 students represent fifty nationalities, and twenty-three percent of Bloomfield’s students are mature women.…

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland College Park

Posted on February 1, 2010

Dr. Deborah Pruitt, a Newcombe Scholarship recipient while a student at UMCP, said, “I was overwhelmed when I got the call offering me a scholarship from the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation. …

Cedar Crest College

Cedar College

Posted on November 1, 2009

Cedar Crest College, a small liberal arts college in Allentown, PA is dedicated to providing a strong undergraduate program for women as well as offering opportunities for adult, nontraditional students to complete degrees through the Lifelong Learning and graduate programs. …

Neumann University

Newumann School

Posted on July 1, 2009

Since 1985, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has enjoyed a partnership and shared commitment with Neumann University to provide assistance to Mature Students who want to earn their degrees. …

Columbia University

Columbia University

Posted on June 1, 2009

Since 1982, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has committed more than $750,000 to support mature women enrolled full or part-time at Columbia University School of General Studies…

Rider University

Rider College

Posted on June 1, 2009

Rider University awards a large number of Newcombe Scholarships each year. In 2008-09, forty-seven Mature Students received scholarships averaging $1,682; nearly half of this amount was funded by the institution as a match to its Newcombe grant. …

Fordham University

Fordham University

Posted on May 1, 2009

Since 1982, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has partnered with Fordham University to provide support for Mature Students who reside in or near New York City. …

Rutgers University

Rutgers University

Posted on April 1, 2009

By creating a community of Mature Students who proudly identify themselves as unique among traditional college students, Douglass’s Mary I. Bunting Program has tapped into the rich resource of women who recognize the importance of peer support in their quest to earn a college degree. …

La Salle University

Lasalle University

Posted on March 1, 2009

At a gathering on the campus of La Salle University in February 2008, Newcombe Foundation staff met with a group of Mature Students who shared heartfelt stories of the impact that the Newcombe Scholarships have had on their lives.…

Widener University

Widener College

Posted on February 1, 2009

One of the earliest participants in the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Scholarships for Mature Women program, Widener University has maintained its strong commitment to addressing the needs of this growing population. Through Widener’s University College, with its focus on the specific issues faced by adult learners, staff members reach out and welcome nontraditional students with understanding, encouragement, sensitivity, and support.…

Misericordia University

Misericordia University

Posted on January 1, 2009

In 2008, the Newcombe Foundation contributed to the establishment of a Charlotte W. Newcombe Endowed Fund for Women with Children at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA, in response to compelling evidence of the success of this program in “breaking the cycle of poverty among single mothers.”…