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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 Magdalyn Cyganovich Memorial 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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 ($500 per semester) Marilyn and Chris Belle-Isle Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship
Chris, a member of MCC’s third graduating class and director of the Career and Transfer Center (retired) and his wife Marilyn, a gifted painter who...
Chris, a member of MCC’s third graduating class and director of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies 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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
$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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
minimum of $1,000 Mary P. and John H. Koch Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2008. An alumnus and dedicated employee of MCC, John H. Koch ’73 and his wife, Mary, bequeathed their estate to create scholarship...
Established in 2008. An alumnus and dedicated employee of MCC, John H....
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: minimum of $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies 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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
$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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$250 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: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Natapow Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997 and made possible through the Natapow Family Foundation with their gift to MCC’s first capital campaign, “Creating A...
Established in 1997 and made possible through the Natapow Family...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies Native American Education Scholarship
Established in 2012 to provide financial support to deserving Native American students as they pursue their educational goals at...
Established in 2012 to provide financial support to deserving Native...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Officer Daryl Pierson Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2015 to honor the memory and service of Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson, who died in the line of duty in September 2014. The...
Established in 2015 to honor the memory and service of Rochester Police...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Optical Society of America Scholarship (Rochester Section) in Memory of Bob Novak
Established in 2015 to encourage deserving students to pursue their A.A.S. degree in Optical Systems Technology at Monroe Community College and to...
Established in 2015 to encourage deserving students to pursue their...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 ($500 per semester) Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Scholarship
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics serving the global clinical laboratory and immunohematology...
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Ortho) is a global leader of in vitro...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Owen Schwartz Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
The Owen Schwartz Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Student with Disabilities is a permanent and everlasting tribute to Owen – a loving son....
The Owen Schwartz Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Student with...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,250 Patricia Flynn Soltys Endowed Scholarship
MCC alumna, Patricia Flynn Soltys ’72, established this scholarship in 2006 to provide an incoming freshman with financial aid to help prepare...
MCC alumna, Patricia Flynn Soltys ’72, established this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 Phyllis Cotner Library Fund
Established in 1989 in honor of Phyllis Cotner, a long time member of MCC’s library staff who took great pride in mentoring the student library...
Established in 1989 in honor of Phyllis Cotner, a long time member of...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Popli Design Group Scholarship Fund
Established in 2010 to support and promote interest in engineering and engineering technology at Monroe Community College. ELIGIBILITY 1. Second...
Established in 2010 to support and promote interest in engineering and...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000.00 Professor Mitchell H. Redlo Commitment to Excellence Scholarship
The Professor Mitchell H. Redlo Commitment to Excellence Scholarship is created in loving memory of Professor Mitch Redlo by his son Jesse and many...
The Professor Mitchell H. Redlo Commitment to Excellence Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 R. Carlos Carballada Day Care Endowed Scholarship Fund
Named in honor of Carl Carballada who served as honorary chair of the 1989 campaign to fund the new MCC Daycare Center. ELIGIBILITY 1. Daycare...
Named in honor of Carl Carballada who served as honorary chair of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies Rebecca Glick Lubelle Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established through the will of Jack G. Lubelle in honor of Rebecca Glick Lubelle and to assist students deemed to be in financial need and who...
Established through the will of Jack G. Lubelle in honor of Rebecca...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies Richard A. Neubauer Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1999 by the family of Richard A. Neubauer to honor his memory. As a former vice president and general manager of Mulkin Chevrolet,...
Established in 1999 by the family of Richard A. Neubauer to honor his...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,500 ($750 per semester) Richard Barton Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Richard Barton Memorial Scholarship recognizes the contribution Mr. Barton made to his profession and seeks to support veterans interested in...
The Richard Barton Memorial Scholarship recognizes the contribution Mr....
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500 ($750 per semester)
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,250 Richard Zwitzer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2012 in memory of Richard Zwitzer and support deserving students as they pursue a career in automotive technology through the GM...
Established in 2012 in memory of Richard Zwitzer and support deserving...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 Robert E. Pledger Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2000, through a bequest by his twin brother, James H. Pledger. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time MCC student. 2. Demonstrated financial...
Established in 2000, through a bequest by his twin brother, James H....
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Robert S. Brown Memorial T-TEN Scholarship
Established in March 2016 to honor the memory of Robert S. Brown, a long-time MCC faculty member and employee of Toyota. Rob’s passion for the...
Established in March 2016 to honor the memory of Robert S. Brown, a...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
Variable Robert Strong Family Scholarship
The Robert Strong Family Scholarship supports MCC students pursuing a career pathway through an accelerated or one-year certificate program. It was...
The Robert Strong Family Scholarship supports MCC students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Robert Zajkowski Music Scholarship
Established in 2008 in honor of Robert Zajkowski, a celebrated MCC professor of music, to provide financial assistance to MCC students majoring in...
Established in 2008 in honor of Robert Zajkowski, a celebrated MCC...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Rochester Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship
The Rochester Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship will help to strengthen the pipeline of automotive technicians into Rochester Automobile...
The Rochester Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship will help to...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 Rochester Hispanic Business Association Scholarship
To provide scholarship support for academically promising Hispanic students attending MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1.) Full or part-time students. 2.) ...
To provide scholarship support for academically promising Hispanic...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies Rochester Hotel Association Scholarship
Established in 2005 by the Rochester Hotel Association in support of students majoring in hospitality and working at a Rochester Hotel Association...
Established in 2005 by the Rochester Hotel Association in support of...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
Variable Salute to Excellence Endowed Scholarship Fund
Created through individual and corporate underwriting sponsorship of the MCC Foundation’s Annual Salute to Excellence dinner. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Created through individual and corporate underwriting sponsorship of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 Sarah Bentivegna Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1998 in memory of Sarah Bentivegna who passed away in 1997 and to provide financial assistance to a nursing department major at...
Established in 1998 in memory of Sarah Bentivegna who passed away in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
Variable Scholarship Open Scholarships
Scholarships created through corporate underwriting sponsorship of the MCC Foundation’s Scholarship Open golf tournament. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Scholarships created through corporate underwriting sponsorship of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Variable
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 Sgt. Robert M. Skelton, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1972 in memory of Sgt. Robert Skelton, a member of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. Through this scholarship, Sgt. Skelton’s...
Established in 1972 in memory of Sgt. Robert Skelton, a member of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies Starfish Scholarship Fund
Established in 2017 by Diane Shoger & Tim Coughlin to address the urgent needs of one or more students each year as they overcome financial...
Established in 2017 by Diane Shoger & Tim Coughlin to address the urgent...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,500 The Alvin F. & Ruth K. Thiem Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Established in 2004 by the Thiem Foundation to support the nursing program at Monroe Community College. The Thiem Scholarship supports up to 25...
Established in 2004 by the Thiem Foundation to support the nursing...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 The Ann and Helen Laughren Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1991 through a bequest from Ann Laughren. ELIGIBILITY 1. Demonstrated financial need.
Established in 1991 through a bequest from Ann Laughren. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,250 The Babitz Family Endowed Scholarship
Created by Brenda and Paul Babitz, MCC Foundation president emerita, in 2007 to attract MCC students with academic promise who will contribute to...
Created by Brenda and Paul Babitz, MCC Foundation president emerita, in...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline10/31/2020
Varies The Bernice and George J. Coury Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2017 to honor the memory of Bernice and George J. Coury, who understood the importance of a college education. George had a very...
Established in 2017 to honor the memory of Bernice and George J. Coury,...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 The DiMarco Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Created through individual and corporate underwriting sponsorship of the MCC Foundation’s Annual Salute to Excellence dinner. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Created through individual and corporate underwriting sponsorship of the...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 The Dr. Sheila Strong '98 Scholarship for Returning Adult Students
To honor Dr. Sheila Strong ’98, who earned her doctorate as an adult student, by providing scholarships for returning adult students to...
To honor Dr. Sheila Strong ’98, who earned her doctorate as an adult...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$500 The Gateway to HVAC/R Program, made possible by Grainger, Inc.
Established in 2009 to develop and pilot a Transition to Technology program designed specifically to introduce and entice students into the...
Established in 2009 to develop and pilot a Transition to Technology...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 The Gerald Camardo Endowed Scholarship for Machinists
To honor Gerald Camardo and recognize his many years of work as a machinist. This endowed scholarship will serve as a lasting tribute to his...
To honor Gerald Camardo and recognize his many years of work as a...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000.00 The Martha Maher-Garcia Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Martha Maher-Garcia, former Director of Human Resources at MCC and champion of educational opportunities...
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Martha Maher-Garcia, former...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2020
$2,500 The Richard E. Gray, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2010 in memory of Richard E. Gray, Sr., to support students in the HVAC program at MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time MCC student in...
Established in 2010 in memory of Richard E. Gray, Sr., to support...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline10/31/2020
$230 The UA Local 13 Scholarship for HVAC Students
Established in 2012 to provide academic scholarships to deserving HVAC students with a demonstrated commitment and interest in plumbing and...
Established in 2012 to provide academic scholarships to deserving HVAC...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $230
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000 The Women's Club of Webster Nursing Scholarship
Established in 2006 to provide an annual scholarship for an MCC student enrolled in the nursing program. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full or part-time MCC...
Established in 2006 to provide an annual scholarship for an MCC student...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline10/31/2020
$1,000.00 Thomas C. Hetherington Memorial Scholarship
Tom Hetherington, an alumnus of MCC, devoted his life to the fire service and serving his community. He began his career as an Explorer with the...
Tom Hetherington, an alumnus of MCC, devoted his life to the fire...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/31/2020