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. The 2018-2019 award cycle begins on September 1, 2018. Complete one application to be considered for a variety of scholarships during the 2018-2019 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, 2019. Application deadline is Friday, March 15.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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
DeadlineEnded
$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: 12/17/2018
  • Award: $200
Deadline12/17/2018
$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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/31/2019
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
$1,000 Dawn and Jacques Lipson Award for Nursing Excellence Endowment
Established in 2013 to recognize and award extraordinary student nurses who demonstrate exemplary academic performance and a passion for patient...
Established in 2013 to recognize and award extraordinary student nurses...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
Variable Doris H. Kevin Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established by the Jack G. Lubelle Foundation to honor the memory of Doris H. Kevin, the niece of Jack Lubelle. Doris Kevin was a dedicated school...
Established by the Jack G. Lubelle Foundation to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$1,000 Monroe County Association of Chiefs of Police Scholarship
Established in 2006 by the Monroe County Association of Chiefs of Police to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the criminal...
Established in 2006 by the Monroe County Association of Chiefs of Police...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
$1,500 ($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
$500-$1,000/Year 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: $500-$1,000/Year
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
$1,000.00 Crime Stoppers First Responder Scholarship for Law & Criminal Justice at MCC
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the Law & Criminal Justice, Fire Protection Technology, and Emergency Services...
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Crime Stoppers First Responders Scholarship for Emergency Medical Services at MCC
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the Law & Criminal Justice, Fire Protection Technology, and Emergency Services...
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Crime Stoppers First Responders Scholarship for Fire Protection Technology at MCC
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the Law & Criminal Justice, Fire Protection Technology, and Emergency Services...
Established in 2017 to provide scholarship support for students in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500 AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship for Automotive Technology
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in 2017. ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated student in Automotive Technology. 2. Minimum of 6...
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,500.00 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: $1,500.00
Ended
$3,000 (up to $1,500/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 (up to $1,500/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 "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
Variable 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: Variable
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
$500 Boylan Brown Endowed 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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 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
$500 Daniel E. Lyons Memorial Endowment
Established in 1990 in memory of Daniel E. Lyons, former MCC controller. ELIGIBILITY 1. Must be a second year nursing student. 2. Good academic...
Established in 1990 in memory of Daniel E. Lyons, former MCC...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Dennis A. Pelletier Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2005 in memory of Dennis Pelletier, a devoted public servant of Rochester and Monroe County, who served as president of the Monroe...
Established in 2005 in memory of Dennis Pelletier, a devoted public...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 ($500/semester) Deputy Galen J. Herren Memorial Restricted Scholarship
Created to honor Deputy Galen Herren, a member of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, who was fatally injured in an automobile accident in...
Created to honor Deputy Galen Herren, a member of the Monroe County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
Ended
$1,200 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: $1,200
Ended
$1,500 Donald W. Holleder Scholarship Endowment
Established in 1986 by the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans to assist veterans and their dependents with tuition expenses. ELIGIBILITY 1. Vietnam...
Established in 1986 by the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans to assist...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
Variable Dr. LeRoy V. and Lillian E. Good Presidential Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2000 in memory of Lillian and LeRoy V. Good. LeRoy Good was the first president of MCC, serving from 1961-1972. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Established in 2000 in memory of Lillian and LeRoy V. Good. LeRoy Good...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
Variable Ebersman Family Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2001 by Karen and Howard Ebersman to provide scholarships for part-time students in transitional studies. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time...
Established in 2001 by Karen and Howard Ebersman to provide scholarships...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Variable
Ended
$2,125.00 Financial Critical Mass (FCM) Scholarship
The Financial Critical Mass (FCM) Scholarship is established to support deserving students going into the skilled trades. FCM prefers to support...
The Financial Critical Mass (FCM) Scholarship is established to support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,125.00
Ended
$1,000 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: $1,000
Ended
Variable 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: Variable
Ended
Variable 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: Variable
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
$750 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: $750
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
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 ($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
Variable 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: Variable
Ended
Variable 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: Variable
Ended
Variable 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: Variable
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