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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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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/Semester)
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Ended
$1,000.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: minimum of $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $1,000/Semester
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500 per semester)
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$300 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: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$3,000 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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500 Thomas T. Mooney Scholarship Endowment
Established in 2002 through the 13th Annual Salute to Excellence dinner in honor of Mr. Mooney, president of the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of...
Established in 2002 through the 13th Annual Salute to Excellence dinner...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended