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
Varies NEW STUDENT: Summers Career Technical Education Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to inspire Rochester and Monroe County-area students to continue their education at Monroe Community College in...
The purpose of this scholarship is to inspire Rochester and Monroe...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2020
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
$500.00 Western New York Dental Group Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2007 in support of educational excellence and learning opportunities in the area of dental hygiene for MCC students planning to...
Established in 2007 in support of educational excellence and learning...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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
$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
$1,200 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
$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
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
$500 AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship for Criminal Justice and Paralegal
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in 2017. ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated in a Criminal Justice or Paralegal program. 2. ...
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship fund established in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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
$4,500 Exelon Generation - RE Ginna Engineering Technologies Scholarship
Exelon Generation scholarship promoting diversity and inclusion within the Engineering disciplines. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full or part-time student. 2. ...
Exelon Generation scholarship promoting diversity and inclusion within...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,500
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 Optical Society of America Scholarship (Rochester Section) in Memory of Bob Novak
Established in 2015 to encourage deserving students to pursue their A.A.S. degree in Optical Systems Technology at Monroe Community College and to...
Established in 2015 to encourage deserving students to pursue their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
$1,000.00 Fisher Associates Scholarship for Engineering Excellence
Fisher Associates seeks to strengthen our community by providing scholarship support for deserving students aspiring for a career in Engineering. ...
Fisher Associates seeks to strengthen our community by providing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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 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
$500 Boylan Code 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 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
$1,000 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
$1,000 Officer Daryl Pierson Memorial Scholarship
Established in 2015 to honor the memory and service of Rochester Police Officer Daryl Pierson, who died in the line of duty in September 2014. The...
Established in 2015 to honor the memory and service of Rochester Police...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 ($500/semester) Sgt. Robert M. Skelton, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1972 in memory of Sgt. Robert Skelton, a member of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. Through this scholarship, Sgt. Skelton’s...
Established in 1972 in memory of Sgt. Robert Skelton, a member of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 ($500/semester)
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
$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
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
$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 ($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
$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
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
$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
$1,500 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
$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
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
Varies 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: Varies
Ended