Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.0
Available to: 1st & 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: This award is made to a deserving student enrolled in a business program. 
Amount Awarded: Up to $500

Criteria Checklist:

  • Academic achievement, financial need, community service and a demonstrated aptitude for a business career

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.5
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Given in memory of Michael J. Burke, former Department Chair and faculty member in the Business and Information Sciences Dept.
Amount Awarded: Varies

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be matriculated full-time in either Accounting or Business Administration program
  • Must have earned at least 27 credits towards either of these 2 degrees
  • Must have earned a grade of an A in both Accounting 1 and Accounting 2 and have a GPA of 3.5
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Faculty
  • Must write a short essay describing the academic and collegial reasons that the scholarship should be awarded to them

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

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

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students 
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Awarded to a full-time business management, business administration or financial services major.
Amount Awarded $100 in tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Student must be entering their last semester with the highest GPA in the Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences concentration

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Sponsored by the Utica Chapter of the Society of CPCU, a not-for-profit association that promotes continuing education, research, high ethical standards in insurance and risk management and a commitment to community service.
Amount Awarded: $250 in tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Must be enrolled in either the Financial Services or Business program
  • Must have an interest in insurance as a career
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Award will be given to a female student majoring in a business/ management systems curriculum (excluding information sciences). 
Amount Awarded: Minimum of $250 in tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Female students only
  • Must reside in the Mohawk Valley (Oneida, Herkimer, Madison Counties) and
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. during her freshman year 
  • Must demonstrate involvement in efforts to better their community and exhibit drive, determination and the entrepreneurial spirit

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.5
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Given annually to a second year student with a minimum of 3.5 GPA in a Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences program with preference to Accounting majors.
Amount Awarded: $500 used for tuition, fees or books

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have at least a 3.5 GPA
  • Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences major, preference to Accounting majors; strong work ethic 

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: This scholarship honors the achievements of Professor Friedberg and Professor Emeritus Grossman who were long standing members of the Mohawk Valley World Trade Council.  They helped to arrange seminars with MVCC dealing with the basics of how to export and import and the details associated with international payments.   This scholarship is open to International Studies and Business students and awarded to a student who has a strong interest in international business with a focus on working for a business who is involved in the area of international trade.
Amount Awarded: Varies

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be matriculated as a full-time student in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Financial Services or Liberal Arts & Sciences-International Studies
  • Must have earned at least 30 credits
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation from full-time MVCC faculty
  • Write a 1-page essay on the importance of international trade to society and business

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students (must have completed a minimum of 30 MVCC credit hours)
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: This scholarship was established by Dr. Linda Gigliotti for Full-Time Returning Adult Students enrolled in Accounting or Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences.
Amount Awarded $500

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a Full-Time, Matriculated Returning Adult Student enrolled in Accounting or Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences
  • Student must submit 2 letters of recommendation from Accounting or Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences
  • Must have completed a minimum of 30 MVCC credit hours
  • Must be a Resident of Herkimer County or Oneida County
  • Must show Financial Need
  • Academic Achievement

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

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

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.5
Available to: 1st & 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Mr. James J. Nackley was a prominent insurance and business man in the Utica area.  For more than 40 years he owned and operated Nackley Agency, Inc.  This memorial scholarship is the legacy that will continue to assist students interested in the insurance field.
Amount Awarded: $250 as tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must be majoring in Financial Services Management or in a Business program
  • Must have a minimum GPA. of 2.5
  • Must reside in Oneida County, and provide evidence of financial need 

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Scholarship is given annually in honor of Mrs. Ryan, who formerly headed the Business Department at MVCC. 
Amount Awarded: $250 minimum

Criteria Checklist:

  • Students from Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration and Administrative Assistant
  • Must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours and
  • Must have shown progress toward an academic degree

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: In memory of former MVCC Business Management Department Professor Charles E. Schmidt, is made annually by the Utica Kiwanis Club.
Amount Awarded: Amount varies

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be from Oneida County (Utica area preferred)
  • Must be enrolled in one of MVCC’s business-related programs
  • Must show financial need and have good academic standing
  • Extra consideration to former high school Kiwanis “Key Club” students

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: November 15 and April 1
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: In memory of Sammy John Troia, 22, who was in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree in business, with the goal of being an entrepreneur, when his life ended tragically as a result of a car accident. The Sammy John Troia Memorial scholarship was established in his memory by his family.
Available to: Both Incoming and Returning Students
Amount Awarded: Varies

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be enrolled in a Business program
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic
  • Financial Need
  • Entrepreneurial skills, endeavors and/or achievements 

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business and Hospitality Scholarship Committee

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Year
Description: Utica National Insurance is a strong presence in the community thanks to one of their leaders, Jack B. Riffle, who served as president from 1974 until his death in 1986.  Mr. Riffle became a widely respected as a perceptive thinker and articulate communicator, with both the spoken and written word.  Mr. Riffle’s sudden death brought a remarkable career to a premature close, and it is in his memory this scholarship is dedicated. 
Amount Awarded: Full Tuition (Less Aid)

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have a GPA. of 3.0 or better
  • Must be a full-time 2nd year student
  • Must be a major in Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences
  • Must have an interest in the field of insurance
  • A moderate need and a potential for leadership

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Utica National Insurance is a strong presence in the community thanks to one of their leaders, Jack B. Riffle, who served as president from 1974 until his death in 1986.  Mr. Riffle became a widely respected as a perceptive thinker and articulate communicator, with both the spoken and written word.  Mr. Riffle’s sudden death brought a remarkable career to a premature close, and it is in his memory this scholarship is dedicated. 
Amount Awarded: $500 as tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have a GPA. of 3.0 or better
  • Must be a full-time 2nd year student
  • Must be a major in Financial Services Management
  • Have a moderate need and a potential for leadership 

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 or download a General MVCC application.
Selection by: Business, Cybersecurity & Computer Sciences Scholarship Committee