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.

The Fall 2020 scholarship cycle has now ended. Scholarship recipients have been notified through their MCC student email accounts. Our Spring 2021 scholarship cycle will begin February 1. Please log in and complete your General Application. Come back on February 1 and apply to hundreds of MCC scholarships!!

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 Anna C. Price Poetry Scholarship
The Anna C. Price Poetry Scholarship is given each year to a student who shows promise as a writer, who has a love for poetry, who understands the...
The Anna C. Price Poetry Scholarship is given each year to a student who...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/15/2021
$3,000.00 Mentors in Violence Prevention in ACTION Scholarship
The Mentors in Violence Prevention at MCC (MVP-MCC) “MVP in ACTION Scholarship” is funded by The MCC Foundation and is awarded annually to a...
The Mentors in Violence Prevention at MCC (MVP-MCC) “MVP in ACTION...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/15/2021
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 P....
Visual & Performing Arts Department general scholarship fund. Recipients...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$250 M&T Bank Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2009 by the Monroe Community College Foundation to honor M&T Bank for their continual philanthropic support in scholarship funding...
Established in 2009 by the Monroe Community College Foundation to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $300/Year
Ended
Variable Genesee Brewers' Scholarship Fund
Established in 2017 to create a partnership between the northeast neighborhood of the City of Rochester, the local beer community, and Monroe...
Established in 2017 to create a partnership between the northeast...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$650 New York Police Foundation Scholarship
Established in 2000 to provide assistance for family members of New York police officers who were killed or disabled in the line of...
Established in 2000 to provide assistance for family members of New York...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $650
Ended
$1,000/Year Jefferson Avenue Revitalization Education Initiative Scholarship
Established in 2010 to support students with financial need. ELIGIBILITY 1. Demonstrated financial need. 2. Minimum GPA of 2.5.
Established in 2010 to support students with financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000/Year
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
$1,200 ($600/Semester) Michael C. & Judith F. Oldham Engineering Science Scholarship
Established in 2012 to be awarded to an elite sophomore who possesses the attributes that Mr. Oldham displayed in his engineering career such as...
Established in 2012 to be awarded to an elite sophomore who possesses...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200 ($600/Semester)
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Variable Genesee Brewers' Scholarship Fund
Established in 2017 to create a partnership between the northeast neighborhood of the City of Rochester, the local beer community, and Monroe...
Established in 2017 to create a partnership between the northeast...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$2,000 ($1,000 per semester) Coen Moore Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students
The Coen Moore Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students was established by the family and friends of Coen Moore, a 6 year old boy who battled...
The Coen Moore Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 ($1,000 per semester)
Ended
$1,250.00 Lenel Scholarship
The Lenel Scholarship seeks to support MCC students who are underrepresented in the fields of computer science and information technology and...
The Lenel Scholarship seeks to support MCC students who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Wolk Faces of the Future Scholarship
Established in 2013 to ensure access to the Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Center for Excellence in Nursing at MCC and support the next generation of...
Established in 2013 to ensure access to the Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: up to $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/Semester)
Ended
$3,500 ($1,750/semester) NEW STUDENT: Pamela and Kenneth Hines Endowed 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: Ended
  • Award: $3,500 ($1,750/semester)
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: up to $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Anne M. Kress Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2019 by the directors of the Monroe Community College Foundation Board in celebration of her 10 year anniversary as president of...
Established in 2019 by the directors of the Monroe Community College...
  • 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
$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
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
$1,000.00 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
$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
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $1,000/Semester
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,000 ($1,000 per semester) Coen Moore Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students
The Coen Moore Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students was established by the family and friends of Coen Moore, a 6 year old boy who battled...
The Coen Moore Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students was established...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 ($1,000 per semester)
Ended
$0 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: $0
Ended
$2,500 Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Business and Marketing
The Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Business and Marketing was created to honor Lauren’s birthday and inspire the next generation of women...
The Lauren Dixon Scholarship for Women in Business and Marketing was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,000 Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Continuation Education Fund
The Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Continuation Education Fund will support MCC Nursing students taking specific MCC classes that transfer to BSN...
The Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Continuation Education Fund will support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 ($750 per semester) Matthew and Patricia O'Connor Scholarship for Engineering Excellence
Established in 2017 by Matthew O’Connor, Assistant Vice President of Economic Development and Innovative Workforce Services and adjunct faculty...
Established in 2017 by Matthew O’Connor, Assistant Vice President of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 ($750 per semester)
Ended
$1,000 R. Thomas and Kate Flynn Endowed Scholarship for Student Leaders
The R. Thomas and Kate Flynn Scholarship was established in 2007 with gifts to honor the retirement of President Emeritus R. Thomas Flynn. A major...
The R. Thomas and Kate Flynn Scholarship was established in 2007 with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 The Donald F. & Maxine B. Davison Foundation Scholarship
Established in 2007 by the Donald and Maxine Davison Foundation to support students enrolled in telecommunications programs at MCC. The Davison...
Established in 2007 by the Donald and Maxine Davison Foundation to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$3,600/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: $3,600/Year
Ended
$1,500 ($750/semester) The Snowflake Scholarship Fund
Established in 2009 by the Kress-Davis Family in support of students who demonstrate the commitment to academic excellence and community engagement...
Established in 2009 by the Kress-Davis Family in support of students who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500 ($750/semester)
Ended
$1,000 Veterans Business Council Scholarship
The Veterans Business Council Scholarship was established to support veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces majoring in Business. The mission of the...
The Veterans Business Council Scholarship was established to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Altrusa International of Rochester, NY, Inc. Scholarship
Established in 2015 to support low-income students enrolled at Monroe Community College who are overcoming unique personal and financial challenges...
Established in 2015 to support low-income students enrolled at Monroe...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,250.00 American Gas Association Scholarship in 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: $1,250.00
Ended
$1,500 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: $1,500
Ended
$1,500 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: $1,500
Ended
$1,000 Andrew "AJ" Sperr Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2006 in memory of State Trooper Andrew “AJ” Sperr, fatally wounded in the line of duty, to defray the costs incurred by students...
Established in 2006 in memory of State Trooper Andrew “AJ” Sperr,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Ann Laughren Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established through the will of Jack G. Lubelle in honor of Ann Laughren 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 Ann Laughren...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Barbara M. and Robert H. Shaw Music Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2005 by Barbara and Robert Shaw to provide recognition and scholarship assistance for a student demonstrating superior music...
Established in 2005 by Barbara and Robert Shaw to provide recognition...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,000 Bridgestone/Firestone Corporation Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Firestone to provide scholarships for students majoring in automotive technology. ELIGIBILITY 1. Enrolled in the automotive...
Established in 2001 by Firestone to provide scholarships for students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 Carl S. Hallauer Endowed Scholarship Fund for Criminal Justice
Established in memory of Carl S. Hallauer in 1998 by his daughter, Nancy Johnson, to provide assistance to MCC students enrolled in the criminal...
Established in memory of Carl S. Hallauer in 1998 by his daughter, Nancy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 ($500/semester) Clara Levison '77 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2014 to honor the memory of Clara Levison, an alumna of Monroe Community College who enrolled in the college as a returning adult...
Established in 2014 to honor the memory of Clara Levison, an alumna of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Ended
$1,000.00 CloudCheckr Endowed S.T.E.M. Scholarship
Established to support students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics field of study with a demonstrated financial...
Established to support students in Science, Technology, Engineering and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies D. Robert Nicholson Scholarship Endowment
Created in 1999 through a gift made by D. Robert Nicholson, a prominent Rochester businessman and loyal supporter of MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Created in 1999 through a gift made by D. Robert Nicholson, a prominent...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended