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 Spring 2023 Scholarship cycle begins accepting applications on February 1, 2023. Please complete/update your General Application for the 2022-2023 academic year and don’t forget to apply for MCC scholarships!!

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Ronald McDonald House Charities Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Ronald L. Bittner
Made possible through a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities...
Deadline03/01/2023
minimum of $1,000 The William H. Lagerway and Faith Prather Endowed Scholarship for Students in Photography
Established in 2011 in memory of William H. Lagerway and support...
Deadline03/01/2023
$400 "A Fund for Student Success" provided by The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation
Funded by The Wegman Family Charitable Foundation, MCC students who face...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 "Beyond the Formula" Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education or Business
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 "Beyond the Formula" Endowed Scholarship for Mathematics
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 "Beyond the Formula" Endowed Scholarship for Statistics
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,250 Alan B. Shaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship for English
Established by friends and family in memory of Alan Shaw, a member of...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Andrew Pluta Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Andrew Pluta and his legacy...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Anna C. Price Poetry Scholarship
The Anna C. Price Poetry Scholarship is given each year to a student who...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Battalion Chief William J. Robertson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1998 to provide assistance for dependents of New York...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Benarta "Bonnie" Glickman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Created in 2002 by Philip Glickman, brother of Bonnie Glickman, to...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 Beverly & Dr. Henry Pierson "Pete" French, Jr. Endowed Award for Excellence in History
Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. and his wife, Beverly,...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 Carol Cloos Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Established in 2001 by family and friends in memory of Carol Cloos, a...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Christine Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Christine Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established to...
Deadline03/15/2023
$450 Citizens Bank Future Optics Scholarship
Established in 2010 as a partnership between MCC, Rochester Business...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 Computer Information Systems Scholarship
Established in 2011 by MCC Computer Information Systems faculty and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Dawn and Jacques Lipson Award for Nursing Excellence Endowment
Established in 2013 to recognize and award extraordinary student nurses...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Dilek Ogut Memorial Endowed Scholarship
To provide a scholarship to honor the memory of Dilek Ogut ’00, a...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500.00 ($750 fall semester and $750 spring semester of the next academic year) Donald B. & Kathleen R. Borbee Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Business
The Donald B. and Kathleen R. Borbee Memorial Scholarship was...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 ($500 fall semester and $500 spring semester of the next academic year) Donald B. & Kathleen R. Borbee Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Human Services
The Donald B. and Kathleen R. Borbee Memorial Scholarship was...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Dr. Raymond T. Ruff, Jr. Accounting Award
Established in 1995 by the Ruff family and the Business Administration...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 Education Design Lab Scholarship
Established in December 2021 to support single mom students through...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500.00 Educational Technology Services Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2001 by the staff members, friends and supporters of the...
Deadline03/15/2023
Up to $500/Year Elisa Mlynar Scholarship for Sign Language Interpretation
Established in 2010 to support and promote interest in sign language...
Deadline03/15/2023
up to $2,000 per year Ellsworth M. Statler Scholarship Award
Established in 1998 and funded annually by the Ellsworth M. Statler...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Epsilon Xi, University of Rochester School of Nursing Scholarship
The Epsilon Xi, University of Rochester Scholarship of Nursing...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Finger Lakes Dental Care Scholarship
To support future dental hygienists as they pursue their education and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$3,000 Gilbert J. Hatch Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2004 in memory of Gilbert J. Hatch, a respected business...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 Henry Pierson "Peter" French III Endowed Scholarship
Established by Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. in 2003 to...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Irene Kelly Mason Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2010 through a bequest from Irene Kelly Mason who was a...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies Jan Wiranowski Renaissance Endowed Scholarship (Non-Traditional)
Established in 2007 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies Jan Wiranowski Endowed Scholarship (Math or Math-Based Science)
Established in 2006 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 Jane L. Garr Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Established in 1998 by Jane L. Garr ’68, an MCC alumna who became a...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 Jennifer Jaruzel Memorial Biology Department Scholarship
In 1996 the Biology Department re-dedicated their department scholarship...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 John Gmitter Scholarship
Established in 2007. A 1992 alumnus, John dedicated his $30,000 in...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,250 John L. Dougherty Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2012 in memory of John L. Dougherty to support deserving...
Deadline03/15/2023
$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...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Joseph W. Galasso Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Army Veterans
Established in October 2021 to honor the memory of MCC alumnus and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Judith Gale Kowba Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Established in 1984 by family and friends of Judith Gale Kowba...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,500 ($750/semester) Jyoti and Mahendra Nanavati Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the 75th birthday of Mrs....
Deadline03/15/2023
$2,000 Laura Jane (Murphy) Bryant Scholarship for Paralegal Studies
Established in November 2021 to honor the memory and the life of Laura...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies LeChase Construction Services, LLC Scholarship Fund
Established in 2012 to support and promote interest in the field of...
Deadline03/15/2023
Variable Linda Curran '79 Memorial Student Aide Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2013 to honor the memory of Linda Curran, an MCC alumna...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000 Lt. Michael J. Chiapperini & Tomasz M. Kaczowka Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2013 to support the next generation of firefighters as...
Deadline03/15/2023
$3,000 Lucien A. and Elizabeth S. Morin Endowed Scholarship
This fund was established at the MCC Foundation’s 1992 Salute to...
Deadline03/15/2023
Varies Marcia W. McDowell Hospitality Endowed Scholarship
Marcia McDowell, a professor emerita of food, hotel and tourism...
Deadline03/15/2023
$1,000.00 Margaret Wall Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2017 to support deserving adult students in Nursing and...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 Men of Excellence Scholarship
Men of Excellence (MOE) is an experience that is guaranteed to be like...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 MG Car Club Western New York Centre, Inc. Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2003 by the MG Car Club of Western New York to assist...
Deadline03/15/2023
$500 O'Hanlon Family First Responders Endowment Scholarship
Established in 2007 in memory of Cecelia N. O’Hanlon and to support...
Deadline03/15/2023