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
$2,000 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: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/01/2018
up to $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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline03/15/2018
$500-$1,000/Year 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500-$1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500-$1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000.00 ($500/semester) Donald B. & Kathleen R. Borbee Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Human Services
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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00 ($500/semester)
Deadline03/15/2018
To be determined by committee. 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: To be determined by committee.
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000/Year 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$500 - $1,000/Year Educational Technology Services Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 2001 by the staff members, friends and supporters of the Educational Technology Services Division of MCC. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full or...
Established in 2001 by the staff members, friends and supporters of the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
up to $1,000/Year 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline03/15/2018
Variable Gold Star Gala Scholarship Fund
Created through individual and corporate underwriting support of the MCC Foundation’s Annual Gold Star Gala. ELIGIBILITY 1. Demonstrated financial...
Created through individual and corporate underwriting support of the MCC...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$300 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $300
Deadline03/15/2018
$2,000/Year ($1,000/semester) John N. Warren Memorial Scholarship Fund
Created in 2012, in memory of John Warren, an alumnus of MCC; funded by proceeds from the annual John Warren Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by...
Created in 2012, in memory of John Warren, an alumnus of MCC; funded by...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $2,000/Year ($1,000/semester)
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000/Year 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000/Year ($500/semester) 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year ($500/semester)
Deadline03/15/2018
$3,000.00 Mentors in Violence Prevention in ACTION Scholarship
Monroe Community College’s Mentors in Violence Prevention has partnered with MCC’s Foundation and is delighted to announce the availability of a...
Monroe Community College’s Mentors in Violence Prevention has partnered...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000/Year Natapow Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund
Established in 1997 and made possible through the Natapow Family Foundation with their gift to MCC’s first capital campaign, “Creating A...
Established in 1997 and made possible through the Natapow Family...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$500 Paralegal Studies Restricted Scholarship
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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2018
$500/Year Phyllis Cotner Library Fund
Established in 1989 in honor of Phyllis Cotner, a long time member of MCC’s library staff who took great pride in mentoring the student library...
Established in 1989 in honor of Phyllis Cotner, a long time member of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$300/Year R. Carlos Carballada Day Care Endowed Scholarship Fund
Named in honor of Carl Carballada who served as honorary chair of the 1989 campaign to fund the new MCC Daycare Center. ELIGIBILITY 1. Daycare...
Named in honor of Carl Carballada who served as honorary chair of the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $300/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$500/Year (1 Female and 1 Male) R. Thomas & Kate Flynn Scholarship Fund
Established in 2007 with gifts to honor the retirement of President Emeritus R. Thomas Flynn. The scholarship seeks “unsung heroes” among MCC...
Established in 2007 with gifts to honor the retirement of President...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500/Year (1 Female and 1 Male)
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000/Year Richard A. Neubauer Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1999 by the family of Richard A. Neubauer to honor his memory. As a former vice president and general manager of Mulkin Chevrolet,...
Established in 1999 by the family of Richard A. Neubauer to honor his...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$1,000/Year Robert E. Pledger Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2000, through a bequest by his twin brother, James H. Pledger. ELIGIBILITY 1. Full-time MCC student. 2. Demonstrated financial...
Established in 2000, through a bequest by his twin brother, James H....
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
Variable Robert Strong Family Scholarship
The Robert Strong Family Scholarship supports MCC students pursuing a career pathway through an accelerated or one-year certificate program. It was...
The Robert Strong Family Scholarship supports MCC students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline03/15/2018
Variable Salute to Excellence Endowed Scholarship Fund
Created through individual and corporate underwriting sponsorship of the MCC Foundation’s Annual Salute to Excellence dinner. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Created through individual and corporate underwriting sponsorship of the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Variable
Deadline03/15/2018
$350-$3,000/Year Scholarship Open Scholarships
Scholarships created through corporate underwriting sponsorship of the MCC Foundation’s Scholarship Open golf tournament. ELIGIBILITY 1. ...
Scholarships created through corporate underwriting sponsorship of the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $350-$3,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $3,700/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $500/Year
Deadline03/15/2018
$3,000/Year ($1,500/Semester) 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: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $3,000/Year ($1,500/Semester)
Deadline03/15/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00 ($1,000 per semester)
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,000/semester)
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $3,000 ($1,500/semester)
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: up to $3,000 (up to $1,500/Semester)
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/18/2018
$2,000 ($1,000/Semester) 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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $2,000 ($1,000/Semester)
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/18/2018
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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline03/18/2018
$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: 03/18/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/18/2018