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. The 2018-2019 award cycle begins on September 1, 2018. Complete one application to be considered for a variety of scholarships during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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.

Please note: Once you complete the General Application, you will be matched with scholarships for which you immediately qualify – no further action is required. Additional scholarships that are currently “open” may also be recommended to you if you meet the basic criteria. 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 application period begins on September 1, 2018. Application deadline is Wednesday, October 31.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship for Automotive Technology
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in 2017. ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated student in Automotive Technology. 2. Minimum of 6...
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$500 AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship for Criminal Justice
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in 2017. ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated in a Criminal Justice program. 2. Minimum of 6...
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,500.00 American Gas Association Scholarship in Engineering Technologies
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline10/31/2018
$3,000 ($1,000/semester) 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,000/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$3,000 ($1,500/semester) American Gas Association Scholarship in Welding
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,500/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
$500 Boylan Brown Endowed Scholarship for Paralegal Studies
Established in 2004 to provide scholarship support for students in the Paralegal Studies Certificate program. ELIGIBILITY 1. Bachelor’s degree or...
Established in 2004 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$2,000 ($1,000/Semester) 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000 ($1,000/Semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000 ($500/semester) Clara Levison '77 Memorial 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000.00 CloudCheckr Endowed S.T.E.M. Scholarship
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$500 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,300 ($650/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,200 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,200
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2018
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$2,125.00 Financial Critical Mass (FCM) Scholarship
The Financial Critical Mass (FCM) Scholarship is established to support deserving students going into the skilled trades. FCM prefers to support...
The Financial Critical Mass (FCM) Scholarship is established to support...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $2,125.00
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000 Frances Hubbard Schenck Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing
Established in 1998 by Frances Hubbard Schenck ’88, an MCC alumna, to encourage educational effort and to ease financial hardship. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Established in 1998 by Frances Hubbard Schenck ’88, an MCC alumna, to...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable General Nursing Department Scholarship
Nursing department general scholarship fund. Recipients to be selected by the Nursing Department committee. Donations received from friends, family...
Nursing department general scholarship fund. Recipients to be selected...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable Genesee Brewers' Scholarship Fund
Established in 2017 to create a partnership between the northeast neighborhood of the City of Rochester, the local beer community, and Monroe...
Established in 2017 to create a partnership between the northeast...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$2,500 Harris Corporation 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$750 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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $750
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/Semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$2,000/Year ($1,000/semester) John N. Warren Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in 2012, in memory of John Warren, an alumnus of MCC; funded by proceeds from the annual John Warren Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by...
Created in 2012, in memory of John Warren, an alumnus of MCC; funded by...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $2,000/Year ($1,000/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000 ($500/semester) Lena M. Gantt Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students from the Rochester City School District to achieve their education and improve their...
This scholarship was established to support students from the Rochester...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline10/31/2018
$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: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable M.L. Navrat Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established through a bequest for graduates of any public high school in the Rochester City School District with demonstrated...
This scholarship was established through a bequest for graduates of any...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000 M/E Engineering, P.C. Scholarship Program
Established in 2003 by Allen G. Casey, president of M/E Engineering, P.C. and an MCC Foundation director, to provide scholarship support to...
Established in 2003 by Allen G. Casey, president of M/E Engineering,...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable Marie C. & Joseph C. Wilson Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1987 with a gift from the Wilson Foundation to provide financial assistance to single parents. ELIGIBILITY 1. Demonstrated...
Established in 1987 with a gift from the Wilson Foundation to provide...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable Mark Bogdonoff Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by the Bogdonoff family in 1976 in memory of their son, Mark, to assist students who have demonstrated initiative in financing...
Established by the Bogdonoff family in 1976 in memory of their son,...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$500 Mary Lou Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 2008 with a planned gift through the estate plan of Mary Lou Miller. Mary Lou was a professor emerita in the Nursing Department. She...
Established in 2008 with a planned gift through the estate plan of Mary...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000 Mary P. Nolan Performing Arts Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Mary P. Nolan, loving mother, sister, and friend and dedicated employee of MCC. This scholarship...
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Mary P. Nolan, loving mother,...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Continuation Education Fund
The Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Continuation Education Fund will support MCC Nursing students taking specific MCC classes that transfer to BSN...
The Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Continuation Education Fund will support...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
Variable Max Lubelle Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established through the will of Jack G. Lubelle in honor of Max Lubelle 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 Max Lubelle...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2018
$500 MCC Alumni Employees Scholarship
Established in 2000 by MCC alumni employees to provide scholarships for MCC students who are children of MCC alumni employees of the...
Established in 2000 by MCC alumni employees to provide scholarships for...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2018
$1,000 MCC Nursing Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by the Nursing Alumni Association of MCC to help defray the expense of education in the nursing program. ELIGIBILITY 1. Nursing...
Established by the Nursing Alumni Association of MCC to help defray the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2018
$500 - $1,000/Semester Monroe Community College Foundation IBERO-American Action League Scholarship
Established in 2008 by the Ibero-American Action League to provide scholarship support for academically promising Hispanic students attending...
Established in 2008 by the Ibero-American Action League to provide...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000/Semester
Deadline10/31/2018