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Scholarship Name: Presidential

Deadline to Apply: N/A
GPA: Top 10 Percent
1st Year:
2nd Year: N/A
Duration: 1 Year — may be renewed, up to 4 consecutive semesters
Description: These scholarships are awarded to students who graduate in the top 10 percent their high school class. This prestigious award provides one year of full tuition to MVCC. It may be renewed for a second year providing the student maintains a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
Amount Awarded: Full tuition, Less Financial Aid (including up to $500 Pell)
Criteria Checklist:

  • You must be an Oneida County resident who is a graduate of an Oneida County secondary school OR
  • An Oneida County resident who has graduated from a secondary high school outside of Oneida County within NY State OR
  • A resident from a contiguous county who has graduated from an Oneida County secondary school
  • An applicant is eligible to apply for the scholarship within one year following high school graduation
  • Must apply for admission to the College using the MVCC application for admission form
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student, taking a minimum of 12 credit hours during each semester
  • Must apply yearly for the PELL and TAP awards
  • Must maintain a minimum “B” (3.0) average for each semester in attendance to maintain the scholarship
  • Eligible students will receive a scholarship award of full resident tuition, less amounts awarded by PELL and TAP
  • Students who are selected as Presidential Scholarship recipients have earned an invitation to apply for the honors program. Information and application form may be found at
  • Eligibility is limited to four consecutive semesters of attendance

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall room 220 for an Official MVCC Presidential Scholarship Application

Selection by Executive Director of Institutional Advancement

MVCC Scholarships

Debra Edick
Administrative Assistant
Institutional Advancement

Contact Information
Payne Hall, Room 220
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Telephone - 315.792.5555
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