Our Opportunities

Welcome to MCC’s Scholarships Online website! The scholarships listed below are made possible by supporters of the MCC Foundation as well as departments and programs throughout the College. Click on the scholarship name to learn more about each opportunity.

To apply to any of the MCC scholarships, click the gold “Sign In” button to begin. You must have an MCC email address to be able to sign in and begin your scholarship application. You should use Google Chrome as your web browser.

Please note: Once you complete the General Application, you may be matched to some scholarships for which you immediately qualify. Most scholarships, you must ‘Apply to’ and take additional steps. Scholarships that are currently “open” can also be recommended to you. To see a list of these scholarships, select “Recommended” under “Opportunities.” You must click on “Apply to” and complete any additional requirements in order to be considered for these scholarships.

Our Fall 2021 scholarship cycle is now in full swing. Complete/update your General Application and then apply to Fall 2021 scholarships!. You have until October 31 to apply.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Altrusa International of Rochester, NY, Inc. Scholarship
Established in 2015 to support low-income students enrolled at Monroe Community College who are overcoming unique personal and financial challenges...
Established in 2015 to support low-income students enrolled at Monroe...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,500 American Gas Association Scholarship in HVAC
Founded in 1918, the American Gas Association represents more than 200 energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United...
Founded in 1918, the American Gas Association represents more than 200...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Andrew "AJ" Sperr Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2006 in memory of State Trooper Andrew “AJ” Sperr, fatally wounded in the line of duty, to defray the costs incurred by students...
Established in 2006 in memory of State Trooper Andrew “AJ” Sperr,...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Ann Laughren Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established through the will of Jack G. Lubelle in honor of Ann Laughren and to assist students deemed to be in financial need and who could not...
Established through the will of Jack G. Lubelle in honor of Ann Laughren...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Barbara M. and Robert H. Shaw Music Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2005 by Barbara and Robert Shaw to provide recognition and scholarship assistance for a student demonstrating superior music...
Established in 2005 by Barbara and Robert Shaw to provide recognition...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$2,000 Bridgestone/Firestone Corporation Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Firestone to provide scholarships for students majoring in automotive technology. ELIGIBILITY 1. Enrolled in the automotive...
Established in 2001 by Firestone to provide scholarships for students...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$0.00 Cannon Industries Men and Women of Excellence Scholarship
Men of Excellence (MOE) and Women of Excellence (WOE) is an experience that is guaranteed to be like no other offered at Monroe Community College....
Men of Excellence (MOE) and Women of Excellence (WOE) is an experience...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Carl S. Hallauer Endowed Scholarship Fund for Criminal Justice
Established in memory of Carl S. Hallauer in 1998 by his daughter, Nancy Johnson, to provide assistance to MCC students enrolled in the criminal...
Established in memory of Carl S. Hallauer in 1998 by his daughter, Nancy...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 ($500/semester) Clara Levison '77 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2014 to honor the memory of Clara Levison, an alumna of Monroe Community College who enrolled in the college as a returning adult...
Established in 2014 to honor the memory of Clara Levison, an alumna of...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000.00 CloudCheckr Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Michael T. Brice '13
Established to support students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics field of study with a demonstrated financial...
Established to support students in Science, Technology, Engineering and...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2021
$500 Computer Information Systems Scholarship
Established in 2011 by MCC Computer Information Systems faculty and graduates of the CIS program to provide academic scholarships to deserving CIS...
Established in 2011 by MCC Computer Information Systems faculty and...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000.00 Crime Stoppers First Responder Scholarship for Law and Criminal Justice at MCC
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the Law and Criminal Justice programs at Monroe Community...
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000.00 Crime Stoppers First Responders Scholarship for Emergency Medical Services at MCC
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the Emergency Services Training programs at Monroe Community...
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000.00 Crime Stoppers First Responders Scholarship for Fire Protection Technology at MCC
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the Fire Protection Technology programs at Monroe Community...
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies D. Robert Nicholson Scholarship Endowment
Created in 1999 through a gift made by D. Robert Nicholson, a prominent Rochester businessman and loyal supporter of MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Created in 1999 through a gift made by D. Robert Nicholson, a prominent...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$750 Daniel E. Lyons Memorial Endowment
Established in 1990 in memory of Daniel E. Lyons, former MCC controller. ELIGIBILITY 1. Must be a second year nursing student. 2. Good academic...
Established in 1990 in memory of Daniel E. Lyons, former MCC...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $750
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,300 ($650/semester) David Raymond Coates Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2000 by the parents of David Coates ’00, to provide assistance to students planning to enroll at MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1. Enrolled in...
Established in 2000 by the parents of David Coates ’00, to provide...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,300 ($650/semester)
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Dennis A. Pelletier Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2005 in memory of Dennis Pelletier, a devoted public servant of Rochester and Monroe County, who served as president of the Monroe...
Established in 2005 in memory of Dennis Pelletier, a devoted public...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 ($500/semester) Deputy Galen J. Herren Memorial Restricted Scholarship
Created to honor Deputy Galen Herren, a member of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, who was fatally injured in an automobile accident in...
Created to honor Deputy Galen Herren, a member of the Monroe County...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Diedrea D. Tisdale Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2016, in memory of Diedrea D. Tisdale to support the educational endeavors of Rochester City School District graduates who have...
Established in 2016, in memory of Diedrea D. Tisdale to support the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,500 Donald W. Holleder Scholarship Endowment
Established in 1986 by the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans to assist veterans and their dependents with tuition expenses. ELIGIBILITY 1. Vietnam...
Established in 1986 by the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans to assist...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2021
Variable Doris H. Kevin Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by the Jack G. Lubelle Foundation to honor the memory of Doris H. Kevin, the niece of Jack Lubelle. Doris Kevin was a dedicated school...
Established by the Jack G. Lubelle Foundation to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Dr. Barbara and Mr. John Lovenheim Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for deserving students with a demonstrated financial need, the Dr. Barbara and Mr. John Lovenheim Scholarship...
To provide scholarship support for deserving students with a...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Variable Dr. LeRoy V. and Lillian E. Good Presidential Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2000 in memory of Lillian and LeRoy V. Good. LeRoy Good was the first president of MCC, serving from 1961-1972. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Established in 2000 in memory of Lillian and LeRoy V. Good. LeRoy Good...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Ebersman Family Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Karen and Howard Ebersman to provide scholarships for part-time students in transitional studies. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time...
Established in 2001 by Karen and Howard Ebersman to provide scholarships...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$500 Ellsworth M. Statler Scholarship Award
Established in 1998 and funded annually by the Ellsworth M. Statler Foundation in support of students in the Hospitality Management program at MCC....
Established in 1998 and funded annually by the Ellsworth M. Statler...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Erin Leigh Brooks Student Fund for Human Services
This special fund was established to provide financial help for needy students in the Human Services Department at Monroe Community College. It may...
This special fund was established to provide financial help for needy...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Experiential Learning Scholarship
Experiential learning provides students with valuable hands-on experiences that complement classroom learning. These courses typically integrate...
Experiential learning provides students with valuable hands-on...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
Up to $2,745 Finish Strong Scholarship
The Finish Strong Scholarship will support students with fewer than 15 credits to complete who have exhausted their financial aid. The Finish...
The Finish Strong Scholarship will support students with fewer than 15...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,745
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000.00 Fisher Associates Scholarship for Engineering Excellence
Fisher Associates seeks to strengthen our community by providing scholarship support for deserving students aspiring for a career in Engineering. ...
Fisher Associates seeks to strengthen our community by providing...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Frontier Communications Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by Rochester Telephone Corp. in 1987 to provide financial assistance for MCC students. ELIGIBILITY 1. Demonstrated financial need.
Established by Rochester Telephone Corp. in 1987 to provide financial...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000.00 Gavi Springut Scholarship
Established in 2019 to perpetuate the memory of our beloved son, Gavriel (Gavi) Springut by helping other students achieve their...
Established in 2019 to perpetuate the memory of our beloved son, Gavriel...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2021
$2,000 ($500 first semester and $1,500 second semester) Gene Haas Scholarship
Established in 2015 to help close the middle skill gap that exists within the advanced manufacturing sector in the Finger Lakes region, the Gene...
Established in 2015 to help close the middle skill gap that exists...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $2,000 ($500 first semester and $1,500 second semester)
Deadline10/31/2021
Variable General Applied Technologies Department Scholarship
General scholarship donations designated for the Applied Technologies Department which do not meet the dollar requirement needed for creating a...
General scholarship donations designated for the Applied Technologies...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2021
$475 General Hospitality Department Scholarship
General scholarship donations designated for the Hospitality Department which do not meet the dollar requirement needed for creating a named fund...
General scholarship donations designated for the Hospitality Department...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $475
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies General Law and Criminal Justice Department Scholarship
General scholarship donations designated for the Law and Criminal Justice Department which do not meet the dollar requirement for creating a named...
General scholarship donations designated for the Law and Criminal...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies General Optics Scholarship
General scholarship donations designated for Optics which do not meet the dollar requirement needed for creating a named fund are designated to...
General scholarship donations designated for Optics which do not meet...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
varies General Visual & Performing Arts Department Scholarship
General scholarship donations designated for the Visual and Performing Arts Department which do not meet the dollar requirement for creating a...
General scholarship donations designated for the Visual and Performing...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Gloria Dean Glass Memorial Fund
Established in 1976 to honor the memory of Gloria Dean Glass, assistant director of transfer and financial aid at MCC. The scholarship assists new...
Established in 1976 to honor the memory of Gloria Dean Glass, assistant...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Variable Gold Star Gala Scholarship Fund
Created through individual and corporate underwriting support of the MCC Foundation’s Annual Gold Star Gala. ELIGIBILITY 1. Demonstrated financial...
Created through individual and corporate underwriting support of the MCC...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2021
Varies Jack G. Lubelle Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Jack G. Lubelle Foundation to honor the memory of Jack Lubelle. In his will, to insure that his spirit of giving would live on,...
Established by the Jack G. Lubelle Foundation to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2021
Variable Janet Buchanan Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund
Created by Janet Buchanan Smith in 2003 through a gift to the Building on Success capital campaign in honor of her son, an MCC...
Created by Janet Buchanan Smith in 2003 through a gift to the Building...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Joanne D. & John T. Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund
John T. Smith ’71, longstanding MCC Foundation director, and his wife Joanne, established this scholarship in 2007 which was created through the...
John T. Smith ’71, longstanding MCC Foundation director, and his wife...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 ($500/Semester) John Ganey Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2011 to provide academic scholarships to deserving HVAC students with a demonstrated commitment and interest in propane...
Established in 2011 to provide academic scholarships to deserving HVAC...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/Semester)
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Johnson Family Endowed Surgical Technology Scholarship
The Johnson Family Endowed Surgical Technology Scholarship was established to support students in the Surgical Technology program, with...
The Johnson Family Endowed Surgical Technology Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
Variable Juliane Marino Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund for Student Nurses
Established in 2010 to provide financial support to student in the Nursing Program at MCC and to recognize the outstanding care MCC nursing...
Established in 2010 to provide financial support to student in the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,000 Justice for All Endowed Scholarship by Karen Morris
The Justice for All Endowed Scholarship by Karen Morris was established by Monroe Community College Professor Karen L. Morris to support MCC...
The Justice for All Endowed Scholarship by Karen Morris was established...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2021
$2,500 L3Harris Technologies Endowed Scholarship for Women in Technology
Established in 2010 to support and promote women’s interest in technology by funding scholarships at Monroe Community College for women in...
Established in 2010 to support and promote women’s interest in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline10/31/2021
$2,500 Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Business and Marketing
The Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Business and Marketing was created to honor Lauren’s birthday and inspire the next generation of women...
The Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Business and Marketing was...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline10/31/2021
$1,500 M&T Bank Scholarship for Advanced Manufacturing/Optics Degree and Certificate Programs
Intended for STEM education, specifically to support MCC’s ambitious effort to revitalize and strengthen Rochester’s advanced manufacturing and...
Intended for STEM education, specifically to support MCC’s ambitious...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2021