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. Application deadline is Sunday, March 18.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Sydney Koret Scholarship in Human Services Endowment
Established in 1969 in honor of Dr. Sydney Koret, a distinguished leader in children’s mental health work. ELIGIBILITY 1. Human Services student. ...
Established in 1969 in honor of Dr. Sydney Koret, a distinguished leader...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500/Year 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/Year
Ended
$1,000/Year 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Ended
Varies The Bernice and George J. Coury Memorial Endowed 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$3,700/Year The Krupnicki Family Scholarship for Excellence in Welding
Established in 2012 to show appreciation to an industry that has provided good livelihoods and career satisfaction to the Krupnicki Family since...
Established in 2012 to show appreciation to an industry that has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,700/Year
Ended
$1,000.00 The Martha Maher-Garcia Memorial 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
$500/Year 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/Year
Ended
$500 Alan B. Shaw Memorial Endowed Scholarship for English
Established by friends and family in memory of Alan Shaw, a member of the MCC English department from 1970-2002. ELIGIBILITY 1. Awarded to a...
Established by friends and family in memory of Alan Shaw, a member of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$3,000.00 ($1,000 per semester) American Gas Association Scholarship for 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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00 ($1,000 per semester)
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,000/semester)
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,500/semester)
Ended
$1,000 Andrew Pluta Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Andrew Pluta and his legacy of persistence and hard work to create a better life for his family and the...
Established in 2016 to honor the memory of Andrew Pluta and his legacy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
up to $3,000 (up to $1,500/Semester) Battalion Chief William J. Robertson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1998 to provide assistance for dependents of New York firefighters attending MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1. Dependent(s) of New York...
Established in 1998 to provide assistance for dependents of New York...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $3,000 (up to $1,500/Semester)
Ended
$1,000 Benarta "Bonnie" Glickman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Created in 2002 by Philip Glickman, brother of Bonnie Glickman, to encourage students to overcome past scholastic difficulties by providing...
Created in 2002 by Philip Glickman, brother of Bonnie Glickman, to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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, established this scholarship in 2005 to honor an MCC student for academic...
Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. and his wife, Beverly,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,000 Carmela and Antonio Conte Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2013 to support single mothers as they pursue their academic and career goals at Monroe Community College. Established to honor the...
Established in 2013 to support single mothers as they pursue their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Carol Cloos Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Established in 2001 by family and friends in memory of Carol Cloos, a long-time faculty member of the MCC English Department. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Established in 2001 by family and friends in memory of Carol Cloos, a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000.00 Christine Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Christine Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established to honor the life of Christine Smith, an alumna of the MCC Nursing program. Chris...
The Christine Smith Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
up to $2,500 Citizens Bank Future Optics Scholarship
Established in 2010 as a partnership between MCC, Rochester Business Alliance and Greater Rochester Enterprise, and with the financial support of...
Established in 2010 as a partnership between MCC, Rochester Business...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $2,500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,300 ($650/semester)
Ended
$1,000 Deborah Sak Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1996 by the Transitional Studies Department. Deborah Sak was an associate professor in the department. ELIGIBILITY 1. Female...
Established in 1996 by the Transitional Studies Department. Deborah Sak...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000.00 ($500 fall semester and $500 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 established in 2017 as a permanent and everlasting tribute to Donald and Kathleen –...
The Donald B. and Kathleen R. Borbee Memorial Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00 ($500 fall semester and $500 spring semester of the next academic year)
Ended
$2,000 Dr. Raymond T. Ruff, Jr. Accounting Award
Established in 1995 by the Ruff family and the Business Administration Department in honor of Raymond Ruff. ELIGIBILITY 1. Co-curricular...
Established in 1995 by the Ruff family and the Business Administration...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,000 ($500 first semester and $1,500 second semester) 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: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 ($500 first semester and $1,500 second semester)
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
up to $650 General ESOL & Transitional Studies Department Scholarship
ESOL/Transitional Studies Department general scholarship; recipients will be selected by the ESOL/Transitional Studies Department committee. Funded...
ESOL/Transitional Studies Department general scholarship; recipients...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $650
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,500 Henry Pierson "Peter" French III Endowed Scholarship
Established by Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. in 2003 to recognize political science students who have demonstrated the highest degree...
Established by Professor Emeritus Dr. Henry P. French, Jr. in 2003 to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,000 Irene Kelly Mason Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2010 through a bequest from Irene Kelly Mason who was a graduate of the Eastman Dental Dispensary School of Dental...
Established in 2010 through a bequest from Irene Kelly Mason who was a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Jane L. Garr Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Established in 1998 by Jane L. Garr ’68, an MCC alumna who became a professor in the MCC Nursing Department. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full- or part-time MCC...
Established in 1998 by Jane L. Garr ’68, an MCC alumna who became a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$500 Jennifer Jaruzel Memorial Biology Department Scholarship
In 1996 the Biology Department re-dedicated their department scholarship in honor of Jennifer Jaruzel, a biology student and recipient of the...
In 1996 the Biology Department re-dedicated their department scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 John G. MacNaughton Award for Excellence in History
Established in 1987 to honor Professor Emeritus John G. MacNaughton, and to recognize academic merit in the study of history. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Established in 1987 to honor Professor Emeritus John G. MacNaughton, and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,250 John L. Dougherty Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2012 in memory of John L. Dougherty to support deserving students as they pursue a career in journalism. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full or...
Established in 2012 in memory of John L. Dougherty to support deserving...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$500 Judith Gale Kowba Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Established in 1984 by family and friends of Judith Gale Kowba ’73. ELIGIBILITY 1. Business administration student. 2. Demonstrated financial...
Established in 1984 by family and friends of Judith Gale Kowba...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Jyoti and Mahendra Nanavati Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the 75th birthday of Mrs. Jyoti Nanavati and support academic achievement for deserving nursing...
Established in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the 75th birthday of Mrs....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500 Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Advertising and Marketing
The Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Advertising and Marketing was created to honor Lauren’s birthday and inspire the next generation of women...
The Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Advertising and Marketing was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
up to $3,000 ($1,500/ semester) LeChase Construction Services, LLC Scholarship Fund
Established in 2012 to support and promote interest in the field of construction technology for students attending Monroe Community College by...
Established in 2012 to support and promote interest in the field of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $3,000 ($1,500/ semester)
Ended
Variable Linda Curran '79 Memorial Student Aide Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2013 to honor the memory of Linda Curran, an MCC alumna and long-time employee of the college. She touched the lives of countless...
Established in 2013 to honor the memory of Linda Curran, an MCC alumna...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$1,000 Lt. Michael J. Chiapperini & Tomasz M. Kaczowka Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2013 to support the next generation of firefighters as they train at MCC’s Public Safety Training Facility and pursue areas of...
Established in 2013 to support the next generation of firefighters as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
up to $1,000 Lucien A. and Elizabeth S. Morin Endowed Scholarship
This fund was established at the MCC Foundation’s 1992 Salute to Excellence dinner honoring Lucien A. Morin, former Monroe County...
This fund was established at the MCC Foundation’s 1992 Salute to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $1,000
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
up to $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: Ended
  • Award: up to $1,000
Ended
$750 Marcia W. McDowell Hospitality Endowed Scholarship
Marcia McDowell, a professor emerita of food, hotel and tourism management, established this scholarship in 2007 to support students majoring in...
Marcia McDowell, a professor emerita of food, hotel and tourism...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$1,000.00 Margaret Wall Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2017 to support deserving adult students in Nursing and to honor the memory of Margaret Wall. Margaret was a graceful, kind,...
Established in 2017 to support deserving adult students in Nursing and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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