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Hospitality

Carmen G. Caruso Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: November 15
GPA: Min. Cum. 3.0 GPA
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: The family of Carmen G. Caruso established this scholarship to assist students in the Culinary Arts Program at MVCC.  The scholarship includes an option of a 2-week summer internship at Café Caruso located in Utica, New York.
Amount Awarded: $250 (Less Financial Aid)

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a Full-Time Student in the Culinary Arts Program (Baking and Pastry Arts Emphasis) who has completed two semesters or a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • Must be a resident of Herkimer County, Madison County or Oneida County
  • Must have a Min. Cum. 3.0 GPA
  • Education/Work Ethic
  • Academic Achievement
  • Must show Financial Need
  • Community Involvement and/or Service
  • Entrepreneurial Skills, Endeavors, and/or Achievements

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Hospitality Program Faculty and Caruso Family Representatives

MVCC Hospitality Program

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.0 for Full-time or 3.25 for Part-time
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated, through academic achievement and through leadership in the furtherance of hospitality education and the learning environment, dedication in the pursuit of their professional and personal growth in the hospitality industry. 
Amount Awarded: $250 for Full-time; $150 for Part-time

Criteria Checklist (Full-time):

  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be full-time matriculated students enrolled in a hospitality degree program
  • Must have completed at least 2 semesters in the hospitality programs

Criteria Checklist (Part-time):

  • Must have at least a 3.25 or higher GPA
  • Must have completed 50 credit hours of study in hospitality at MVCC

Students will have demonstrated community involvement in relation to the hospitality field and demonstrated intra- and extracurricular college commitments related to the advancement of the Hospitality Programs learning environments.  Financial need may be considered.

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Hospitality Program Faculty