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. Complete one application to be considered for a variety of scholarships during the 2017-2018 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 spring application period begins on February 1, 2018.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 The Gilbert and Joyce Jordan Endowed Scholarship for English
Established in 2011 to support students taking courses in MCC’s English department where Mr. Jordan was an English professor for 15 years, retiring...
Established in 2011 to support students taking courses in MCC’s English...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
$500 The Hattie H. Harris, Jennefer & Perry T. Noun, Sr. Endowment Scholarship at Monroe Community College
Established in 1984 by Hattie Harris, a community and political activist, and many friends from the Rochester community. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full or...
Established in 1984 by Hattie Harris, a community and political...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/18/2018
$1,500 The Ilene and David Flaum Scholarship Fund
MCC Trustee Ilene Flaum and her husband David established this scholarship in 2009 to assist students with financial need in the field of business...
MCC Trustee Ilene Flaum and her husband David established this...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/18/2018
minimum of $1,000 The Richard A. Nasca Memorial Scholarship for Optics Excellence
Established in 2015 by the Corning Incorporated Foundation to honor the tireless dedication and passion of Rick Nasca. Richard A. Nasca, finishing...
Established in 2015 by the Corning Incorporated Foundation to honor the...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: minimum of $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
up to $1,500 The Snowball Scholarship for Service-Learning
Established in 2006 by the Seebach family to recognize Rochester City School District graduates enrolled at MCC promoting community engagement...
Established in 2006 by the Seebach family to recognize Rochester City...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: up to $1,500
Deadline03/18/2018
up to $2,500 The Thomas R. Kissel Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2001 in memory of Thomas Kissel, Senior Research Fellow at Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., to encourage and recognize an...
Established in 2001 in memory of Thomas Kissel, Senior Research Fellow...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline03/18/2018
$500 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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/18/2018
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 students pursuing a career in Photography. Students transferring to SUNY Brockport...
Established in 2011 in memory of William H. Lagerway and support...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: minimum of $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
$300 Thomas F. and Annie A. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1967 to honor the memory of Thomas F. and Annie A. Murray to assist dental hygiene students. ELIGIBILITY 1. Female. 2. ...
Established in 1967 to honor the memory of Thomas F. and Annie A. Murray...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $300
Deadline03/18/2018
$1,500 Tim Karnisky Memorial Scholarship for Firefighters
Established in 2014 to support deserving students and aspiring Firefighters as they complete their education in Monroe Community College’s Fire...
Established in 2014 to support deserving students and aspiring...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/18/2018
$1,000 Timothy J. Sherbinski Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2012 to provide financial support for worthy students in their second year of studies in the Communications field. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Established in 2012 to provide financial support for worthy students in...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
up to $1,000 Tony Lambiase, Jr. Firefighter's Scholarship
Established in 2005 by the Lambiase family in memory of Tony Lambiase, Jr., a firefighter who graduated from MCC in 2000. ELIGIBILITY 1. A student...
Established in 2005 by the Lambiase family in memory of Tony Lambiase,...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
Variable Tooling and Machining Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2001 by firms and individuals who participated in the MCC Foundation’s Building on Success campaign, including: Precision Grinding...
Established in 2001 by firms and individuals who participated in the MCC...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline03/18/2018
$500 - $1,000/Semester Urban League Black Scholarships in memory of Annette Rouse
For second year MCC African American students who received the scholarship last year. ELIGIBILITY 1. Received this award last year. 2. MCC...
For second year MCC African American students who received the...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000/Semester
Deadline03/18/2018
$1,000 Women in Technology of Digital Rochester
Established in 2010 to provide academic scholarships to deserving female computing students in the Upstate New York area. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time...
Established in 2010 to provide academic scholarships to deserving female...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
up to $1,000 Xerox STEM Scholarship
In 2012 Xerox partnered with MCC to create an annual scholarship for new and continuing students pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...
In 2012 Xerox partnered with MCC to create an annual scholarship for new...
  • Deadline: 03/18/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
$1,000 "Beyond the Formula" Endowed Scholarship for Elementary Education or Business
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor a mathematics and/or statistics student who has excelled in understanding...
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/19/2018
$1,000 "Beyond the Formula" Endowed Scholarship for Mathematics
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor a mathematics and/or statistics student who has excelled in understanding...
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/19/2018
$1,000 "Beyond the Formula" Endowed Scholarship for Statistics
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor a mathematics and/or statistics student who has excelled in understanding...
Established in 2007 by the Mathematics Department to recognize and honor...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/19/2018
Varies Jan Wiranowski Renaissance Endowed Scholarship (Non-Traditional)
Established in 2007 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of mathematics and foreign languages, to express his gratitude to MCC and to...
Established in 2007 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/19/2018
Varies Jan Wiranowski Endowed Scholarship (Math or Math-Based Science)
Established in 2006 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of mathematics and foreign languages, to express his gratitude to MCC and to...
Established in 2006 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/19/2018
up to $2,000 Robert A. Fratangelo Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1994 in memory of Robert Fratangelo, a founding member of the MCC Mathematics Department, to recognize and honor mathematics...
Established in 1994 in memory of Robert Fratangelo, a founding member of...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline03/19/2018
up to $2,000 Stuart R. Porter and Joyce R. Porter Endowed Scholarship Fund
Stuart R. Porter, professor emeritus (1963-1991) of the Mathematics Department, established this scholarship in 1998 to recognize outstanding...
Stuart R. Porter, professor emeritus (1963-1991) of the Mathematics...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline03/19/2018
up to $2,500 The Wiranowski Universal Humanism of Hope Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2009 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of mathematics and foreign languages, to express his gratitude to MCC and to...
Established in 2009 by Jan Z. Wiranowski, distinguished professor of...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2018
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline03/19/2018
$1,000 ($500/semester) NEW STUDENT: "MCC Scholars" funded by the Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation
The Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation traditionally give the college a gift annually in December towards general scholarships. These...
The Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation traditionally give the college...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 ($500/semester) NEW STUDENT: Bausch & Lomb Endowment Fund
Established in 1987 by Bausch & Lomb to provide financial assistance for Rochester City School District graduates enrolled at...
Established in 1987 by Bausch & Lomb to provide financial assistance...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
$2,500 ($1,250/Semester) NEW STUDENT: Harris Corporation Endowed Scholarship for Women in Technology
Established in 2010 to support and promote women’s interest in technology. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time female student enrolled in Applied Engineering...
Established in 2010 to support and promote women’s interest in...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $2,500 ($1,250/Semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 ($500/Semester) NEW STUDENT: Max A. Adler Foundation's CUES Scholarship
Established in 1996 to get historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students with math/science and/or career related skills to...
Established in 1996 to get historically underrepresented and...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/Semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
$3,500 ($1,750/semester) NEW STUDENT: Pamela and Kenneth Hines Scholarship
Established in 2015 to support students who graduate from a school within the City of Rochester who have unmet financial need as they pursue their...
Established in 2015 to support students who graduate from a school...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $3,500 ($1,750/semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
$500/Semester (up to four semesters) NEW STUDENT: Urban League Black Scholarships in memory of Annette Rouse
For current African American high school seniors planning to attend MCC full-time in the fall following graduation. ELIGIBILITY 1. Must have 85...
For current African American high school seniors planning to attend MCC...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $500/Semester (up to four semesters)
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 NEW STUDENT: Charles H. Speirs Endowed Scholarship Fund
Created in 2009 by Charles Speirs, professor emeritus of the MCC Library, to provide assistance to Rochester City School District graduates with...
Created in 2009 by Charles Speirs, professor emeritus of the MCC...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000.00 NEW STUDENT: 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: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 NEW STUDENT: Dominic P. Montulli Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2005 in memory of Dominic Montulli ‘64, a member of MCC’s first graduating class from the Alexander Street campus and a very...
Established in 2005 in memory of Dominic Montulli ‘64, a member of MCC’s...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/20/2018
Full tuition, fees, books, housing, board and other certain expenses. NEW STUDENT: Farash Foundation First in Family Scholarship at Monroe Community College
Established in 2012 by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation to enable students from Monroe and Ontario counties who are the first in...
Established in 2012 by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: Full tuition, fees, books, housing, board and other certain expenses.
Deadline04/20/2018
$500 NEW STUDENT: 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: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 NEW STUDENT: Geneseo Positive Leadership Award
Established in 2015 to support an incoming freshman student graduating from Geneseo High School. Awarded to a current Geneseo Central School...
Established in 2015 to support an incoming freshman student graduating...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/20/2018
$300/Year NEW STUDENT: John Gmitter Scholarship
Established in 2007. A 1992 alumnus, John dedicated his $30,000 in winnings from a national engineering contest to provide students that took ELT...
Established in 2007. A 1992 alumnus, John dedicated his $30,000 in...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $300/Year
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 ($500/semester) NEW STUDENT: 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: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
minimum of $1,000.00 NEW STUDENT: Lewis Tree Service Scholarship
The Lewis Tree Service Scholarship honors the commitment and generosity of Thomas “Duke” Terry to Lewis Tree Service and its employees. It reflects...
The Lewis Tree Service Scholarship honors the commitment and generosity...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: minimum of $1,000.00
Deadline04/20/2018
minimum of $1,000 NEW STUDENT: 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: 04/20/2018
  • Award: minimum of $1,000
Deadline04/20/2018
$500/Semester (up to four semesters) NEW STUDENT: 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 planning to...
Established in 2008 by the Ibero-American Action League to provide...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $500/Semester (up to four semesters)
Deadline04/20/2018
Full tuition NEW STUDENT: The Mary and Ted Freeman Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2009 to honor Mary and Ted Freeman. The scholarship was created to support students who attended elementary school at the Rochester...
Established in 2009 to honor Mary and Ted Freeman. The scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: Full tuition
Deadline04/20/2018
$1,000 ($500/Semester) NEW STUDENT: Time Warner Communications Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established by Time Warner Communications in 1996 to support MCC students who show academic promise and have demonstrated a drive to...
Established by Time Warner Communications in 1996 to support MCC...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/Semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
$3,000 ($1,500/Semester) NEW STUDENT: Wentworth Family Endowed Scholarship
The Wentworth Family Scholarship was established by Timothy ’80 and Robin ’80 Wentworth to provide a cohort of deserving students with scholarship...
The Wentworth Family Scholarship was established by Timothy ’80 and...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,500/Semester)
Deadline04/20/2018
up to $1,000 NEW STUDENT: Xerox STEM Scholarship
In 2012 Xerox partnered with MCC to create an annual scholarship for new and continuing students pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...
In 2012 Xerox partnered with MCC to create an annual scholarship for new...
  • Deadline: 04/20/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline04/20/2018
$200 Student Nurses' Association Future of Nursing Scholarship
Established in 2015 to support the next generation of nurses by providing scholarships for the NCLEX Licensure Exam. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full or...
Established in 2015 to support the next generation of nurses by...
  • Deadline: 05/18/2018
  • Award: $200
Deadline05/18/2018
Award may be used to cover tuition, books, student fees, transportation, The Thompson Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1996 by John Thompson’64 and his wife, Mary, director emerita of the MCC Foundation, to assist students who have unique challenges...
Established in 1996 by John Thompson’64 and his wife, Mary, director...
  • Deadline: 05/25/2018
  • Award: Award may be used to cover tuition, books, student fees, transportation,
Deadline05/25/2018
$2,500 Gilbert J. Hatch Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2004 in memory of Gilbert J. Hatch, a respected business leader and MCC Foundation board member, to honor his love of community and...
Established in 2004 in memory of Gilbert J. Hatch, a respected business...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/31/2018
$2,500 The Fannie and Sam Constantino First Generation Endowed Scholarship Program
Established in 2005 by Charles and Elaine Constantino with a gift to the Building on Success capital campaign and designated for first generation...
Established in 2005 by Charles and Elaine Constantino with a gift to the...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2018
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline05/31/2018
Variable General Visual & Performing Arts Department Scholarship
Visual & Performing Arts Department general scholarship fund. Recipients to be selected by the VAPA Department committee. Funded by: The Mary...
Visual & Performing Arts Department general scholarship fund....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
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