Summer EARN Grant

EARN grant for summer

Get ahead on your college and career goals this summer with Jamestown Community College! The Educational Advancement for Regional Neighbors (EARN) grant allows current high school juniors and seniors to enroll in one course tuition-free this summer at JCC. This grant is available to the first 150 students who apply and enroll in a course during one of our two summer sessions.

  • Open to current high school juniors and seniors attending a high school in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, or Allegany counties.
  • Homeschooled students living in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, or Allegany counties are also eligible.
  • Must have been a New York state resident for at least 12 months prior to the course start date.
  • Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to those who complete the application and all the required documentation by the application deadline.

Summer Session I

  • May 1 – Last day to submit EARN application
  • May 13 – Payment of student accounts due (fees associated with course)
  • May 18 – First day of classes
  • May 30 – Memorial Day – no classes (college holiday)
  • June 1 – Last day to choose CR/F or audit grade option
  • June 13 – Last day to change CR/F back to regular grading system
  • June 29 – Last day of classes and last day to officially withdraw from class with a grade of W
  • June 30 – Grades entered into Banner Web by 3 p.m.

Summer Session II

  • May 13 – Payment of student accounts due (fees associated with course) – payment is due upon registration after May 13.
  • June 15 – Last day to submit EARN application
  • July 5 – First day of classes
  • July 14 – Last day to choose CR/F or audit grade option
  • July 26 – last day to change CR/F back to regular grading system
  • August 11 – Last day of classes and last day to officially withdraw from class with a grade of W
  • August 12 – Grades entered into Banner Web by 3 p.m.
  • Students must meet all eligibility requirements for courses they wish to enroll in.
  • Enrollment in course is on a space-available basis.
  • Students are responsible for all fees (non-refundable) and any textbooks/supplies.
  • Students must have a valid certificate of residence (COR) form or fill out a COR form.
  • EARN applications will not be accepted without a valid parent signature. The application form provides an option for you to send a link to their email for them to e-sign.
    • If your parent does not have an email address to sign this form electronically, you can select the Options drop-down in the upper left side and Read agreement to download a PDF that you can print, fill, and sign. You can either email a scanned copy to CollegeConnections@mail.sunyjcc.edu (fastest method) or mail the form to JCC High School Partnerships, P.O. Box 20, Jamestown, NY 14702-0020.
  • The safety of our Jayhawks is our first and highest priority. Our COVID-19 protocols align with the New York State Mandate for Higher Education and Centers for Disease Control. Students taking on-campus courses must be vaccinated for COVID-19. Learn more about the SUNY vaccination policy »

PEP grant

Want to take more than one course? Take additional summer courses and pay half-price on tuition through the Pre-College Enrollment Program (PEP) grant (up to $500 total). Apply for the PEP grant »