All Opportunities

Welcome to the Onondaga Community College Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

We encourage you to register for the current and/or upcoming semester to best match you with scholarship and award opportunities.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Michael Mangano Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is open to all incoming full or part-time students that are registered with the Office of Accessibility Resources (OAR) on campus....
This scholarship is open to all incoming full or part-time students that...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline11/30/2021
$500.00 Barbara Micale Piano Scholarship Endowment
Established in memory of Barbara Micale, former Onondaga Community College music professor, for continuing full-time piano majors. Students must...
Established in memory of Barbara Micale, former Onondaga Community...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$500.00 Catherine Hawkins & Anthony Vadala Scholarship
This scholarship is for continuing full-time Electronic or Broadcast Media Communications majors with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average. The...
This scholarship is for continuing full-time Electronic or Broadcast...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$1,100.00 David Feldman Journalism Scholarship Endowment
Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student in a Journalism concentration with the highest fall Grade Point Average. Established by Onondaga...
Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student in a Journalism...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $1,100.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$1,000.00 DeBenedictis Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is to support students showing academic excellence with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0, demonstrating financial need, and...
This scholarship is to support students showing academic excellence with...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$200.00 Honors Contract for Excellence Endowment
Scholarship applicants must be a continuing full-time student with a minimum average/Grade Point Average of 90 and submit an Honors Project. The...
Scholarship applicants must be a continuing full-time student with a...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $200.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$1,200.00 Jerry Barsha Memorial Endowment
This scholarship is open to both incoming and continuing full-time students enrolled in Electronic Media Communications. Established by the family...
This scholarship is open to both incoming and continuing full-time...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$300.00 Juanita Jones Crumrine Scholarship Endowment
Established by former Onondaga Community College Interim President Barrett L. Jones in memory of his mother. Barrett is a former Onondaga...
Established by former Onondaga Community College Interim President...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $300.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$166.67 Library Research Award
Interested students should discuss submission of papers with the faculty member who made the assignment. Any member of the OCC faculty may submit...
Interested students should discuss submission of papers with the faculty...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $166.67
Deadline02/11/2022
$500.00 Markovitz Accounting/Business Administration Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is for a student with a minimum average of 80 or a GPA of 2.5 that will be majoring full-time in Business Administration or...
This scholarship is for a student with a minimum average of 80 or a GPA...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/11/2022
Varies Music Performance Award
This scholarship is for outstanding full-time music majors. Music Department faculty announce the scholarship and select the winners after a...
This scholarship is for outstanding full-time music majors. Music...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/11/2022
$1,000.00 Ralph R. Whitney, Jr. Trustee Scholarship Endowment
Open to all continuing full or part-time students that are in good standing and registered for fall classes. The faculty recipient of the Ralph...
Open to all continuing full or part-time students that are in good...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$200.00 Robert F. Malek Memorial Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship requires either a minimum average of 75 or Grade Point Average of 2.5 for incoming or continuing, full or part-time students in a...
This scholarship requires either a minimum average of 75 or Grade Point...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $200.00
Deadline02/11/2022
$2,500.00 Robert H. Edson Memorial Scholarship
This award is given to a student who exemplifies a commitment to academic success, leadership, community service, and integrity. This scholarship...
This award is given to a student who exemplifies a commitment to...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline02/11/2022
Varies SUNY/Onondaga Community College Diversity Honors Scholarship
Established by SUNY Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarship Program to offer scholarships for students with a minimum 3.5 Grade Point Average,...
Established by SUNY Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarship Program to...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/11/2022
Varies The Robertson Award for Student Achievement in Writing
This is a merit award for first year students. First year students are defined as those who have earned 30 credits or less.  Students may submit a...
This is a merit award for first year students. First year students are...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/11/2022
$500.00 Vincent Spadafora, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Candidates must be continuing full-time students in the Electronic Media Communications program who are in attendance in the fall and in good...
Candidates must be continuing full-time students in the Electronic Media...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2022
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/11/2022
Varies John's Auto Care Support Award
This award will provide support to students in OCC’s Automotive Technology Program and will be chosen by the Automotive Technology Program...
This award will provide support to students in OCC’s Automotive...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/30/2022
Varies Gifford Jump Start
This may include childcare, transportation, personal vehicle, technology repair or living expenses. Candidates must meet most or all of the...
This may include childcare, transportation, personal vehicle,...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies LaGrow Student Emergency
This award will provide emergency assistance to students experiences critical financial needs that may impact their ability to complete their...
This award will provide emergency assistance to students experiences...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Lazer Response
This award is to provide funding for emergency needs, technology, and to meet the extraordinary challenges that are faced by the students of...
This award is to provide funding for emergency needs, technology, and to...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Mary Porcari Brady Nursing Support Fund
Specifically targeted to community college nursing students with unexpected emergency financial needs. Established by siblings of Mary Porcari...
Specifically targeted to community college nursing students with...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2022
Varies Swerdlow Health Education Emergency Endowment
This award will provide emergency support to students enrolled in one of Onondaga Community College’s health profession degree or certificate...
This award will provide emergency support to students enrolled in one of...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/31/2022
$1,000.00 Alumni Council Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is open to all incoming high school full-time students with a minimum grade point average of 80. This was established by the...
This scholarship is open to all incoming high school full-time students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Ann McKinnon Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Established in memory of Ann McKinnon, a 1977 Onondaga Community College graduate, by the members of her family for a female Fowler High School...
Established in memory of Ann McKinnon, a 1977 Onondaga Community College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies ASL Marjorie Clere Award
This Scholarship is for students in the Onondaga Community College American Sign Language Degree or for students currently working in the...
This Scholarship is for students in the Onondaga Community College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Bettie Mann Stevens Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is open to all incoming or continuing, full or part-time students, with a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average. The scholarship winner...
This scholarship is open to all incoming or continuing, full or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$250.00 Bridgestone/Firestone Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is for incoming full-time students directly enrolling in Automotive Technology from High School that have a minimum grade point...
This scholarship is for incoming full-time students directly enrolling...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Central New York (CNY) Supply Chain Award In Honor of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) of Greater Syracuse
This is a merit award. Students can be enrolled in any curriculum but must have an interest in a supply chain related field. Students will be...
This is a merit award. Students can be enrolled in any curriculum but...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Charles and Dorothy White Scholarship
Established by family members, in memory of Charles T. White, a former Onondaga Community College employee, and his wife Dorothy. This scholarship...
Established by family members, in memory of Charles T. White, a former...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 CineMedics CNY Emergency Medicine Awards
CineMedics CNY created these awards to encourage Central New York EMT’s to further their training and become a Paramedic. Up to five awards of...
CineMedics CNY created these awards to encourage Central New York EMT’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Community Scholars Award- Inspiring Promise
Must be a recent high school graduate from a central New York public or private high school or homeschooled with residency in a Central NY school...
Must be a recent high school graduate from a central New York public or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Community Scholars Award-Fulfill Dreams
Must be a former Onondaga Community College student who has earned at least 40 credits towards their degree (or 20 credits towards a certificate)...
Must be a former Onondaga Community College student who has earned at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Community Scholars Award-Renew Hope
Must be 21 years of age or older with a GED or a high school diploma or equivalent, with no prior college degree or certificate. Must enroll at...
Must be 21 years of age or older with a GED or a high school diploma or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Craig J. Todeschini Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is for full-time incoming students with a minimum average of 80 or continuing students with a 2.5 minimum Grade Point Average in...
This scholarship is for full-time incoming students with a minimum...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Crouse Hinds Mechanical Technology Scholarship
Established by Cooper Industries/Crouse-Hinds Company for incoming full-time students majoring in Mechanical Technology with a minimum...
Established by Cooper Industries/Crouse-Hinds Company for incoming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$4,000.00 Data Key Communications Scholarship Endowment
Established by Data Key Communications to help empower women living in a world impacted by domestic violence to live safe, self-sufficient lives...
Established by Data Key Communications to help empower women living in a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000.00
Ended
$400.00 David deLima Scholarship Endowment
This award is for a student coming directly from High School majoring in Hospitality Management full-time. Applicants must have a minimum...
This award is for a student coming directly from High School majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $400.00
Ended
$700.00 Donald & Mary Miller Guitar Scholarship Endowment
Established by retired music professor Donald Miller and his wife Mary for guitar students in the Music program. Applicants may be incoming or...
Established by retired music professor Donald Miller and his wife Mary...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700.00
Ended
$500.00 Dorothy L. Kelly Human Services Endowment
This scholarship is for continuing full-time students enrolled in the Human Services curriculum with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 and a...
This scholarship is for continuing full-time students enrolled in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dr. A. Malfitano Health Professions Scholarship Endowment
Applicants must be a continuing, full-time student, an Onondaga County resident, and have completed a minimum of 30+ credits with a 2.5 Grade Point...
Applicants must be a continuing, full-time student, an Onondaga County...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$700.00 Dr. Anwar A. Al-Madamgha Scholarship
This scholarship supports deserving students enrolled in and with a passion for the Social Sciences. This scholarship is open to both incoming or...
This scholarship supports deserving students enrolled in and with a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $700.00
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Debbie & Harry Sydow Advancing Education Endowment
This scholarship is for an incoming full-time student matriculated in the AA teacher education degree program with a minimum “B” average. ....
This scholarship is for an incoming full-time student matriculated in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Electrical Technology Scholarship Endowment
Preference will be given to candidates who have an affiliation with the Boys and Girls Scouts of America (scout, leader, scout master, eagle scout,...
Preference will be given to candidates who have an affiliation with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$800.00 Electrical Technology Student Assistance Endowment
Established for continuing, full-time students with a minimum 2.5 Grade Point Average, in the electrical engineering, computer engineering or...
Established for continuing, full-time students with a minimum 2.5 Grade...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $800.00
Ended
Varies Eric Mulhauser Endowment for the Arts
The scholarship winner is chosen by the Corcoran High School administration once Financial Aid has reviewed the candidates. Established in memory...
The scholarship winner is chosen by the Corcoran High School...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies General Support
Please use the space below to provide any additional information about yourself, including your work/volunteer history, personal background, or any...
Please use the space below to provide any additional information about...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500.00 Ghana Society Pan-African Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is open to any incoming or continuing full-time student with a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 and of African or African...
This scholarship is open to any incoming or continuing full-time student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Gifford Endowed Scholarship Endowment
Candidates must submit an application and FAFSA prior to the start of the fall semester, have been admitted to the college and are registered for...
Candidates must submit an application and FAFSA prior to the start of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$600.00 Harold A. Phillips Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is intended for full or part-time students majoring in Business Administration. Incoming students with an 85 minimum average or...
This scholarship is intended for full or part-time students majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600.00
Ended