Deadline: April 1
GPA: Min. Cum. 2.85 GPA
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: The Nancy Caputo Nursing Scholarship was established in May 2011 by the Caputo Family, colleagues and friends in celebration of her retirement as the Associate Dean of Nursing & Allied Health.  This scholarship is the legacy that will continue to assist a nursing student who demonstrates a caring heart, healing hands and the intellectual ability and determination to become a registered nurse.
Amount Awarded: $500

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a Full-Time Student who has completed their first semester in Nursing (Curriculum Code 45) and successfully completed Nursing 101 (NU101) and Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BI106)
  • Must be an Oneida County Resident
  • Must have a Min. Cum. 2.85 GPA
  • Student must submit letter addressing:
  1. why they want to be a nurse
  2. state their long-term professional goal
  3. state why they feel they should be selected to receive this scholarship
  • Academic Achievement
  • Education/Work Ethic
  • 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 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: For his entire 36-year career at MVCC, Professor Sam Drogo (MrD) was the heart and soul of anatomy and physiology instruction.  Because of his dedication to teaching and mentorship, countless of his students have gone on to stimulating and productive careers in healthcare, medicine, science and education.  This $1,000 scholarship in his memory is intended to recognize and reward a student who has excelled in the college’s Anatomy & Physiology course sequence.  It is open to students who have successfully completed 30 credits of study with at least a 3.0 GPA and who have also completed both semesters of Human Anatomy & Physiology with at least a grade of B.  In addition, applicants must submit a short essay of 500-1,000 words detailing the role and value of Anatomy & Physiology in their academic preparation and career plans and goals.  Applications must be accompanied by 2 faculty letters of recommendation, one of which must be from an Anatomy & Physiology instructor.
Amount Awarded: $1,000

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be Part-Time or Full-Time Matriculated Student
  • Must have completed 2 semesters or a minimum of 30 credit hours of study with at least a 3.0 GPA and who have completed both semesters of Human Anatomy & Physiology with at least a grade of B.
  • Must submit a short essay of 500-1,000 words detailing the role and value of Anatomy & Physiology in their academic preparation and career plans and goals
  • 2 Faculty Letters of Recommendation, one of which must be from an Anatomy & Physiology Instructor
  • Academic Achievement
  • Education/Work Ethic
  • Community Involvement and/or Service

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Natural Sciences Faculty

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 1st & 2nd year students (must have completed a minimum of one semester at MVCC)
Duration: 1 Semester - Renewable (student must apply each year)
Description: This scholarship was established by Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield for Full-Time students pursuing a degree in Allied Health/Health Information Technology.
Amount Awarded: $500

Criteria Checklist:

  • Pursuing a degree in Allied Health/Health Information Technology program
  • Must be a Full-Time Matriculated student
  • 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 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.5
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: The Alumni Association, organized in 1902, established from the contributions and generosity of alumni, continue to support education in the profession of nursing.
Amount Awarded 3 Awards @ $600 ($300 Per Semester) dependent on funds.


Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a nursing student entering Nursing 201
  • Must demonstrate the potential for degree completion and success in the field of Nursing
  • Preference will be given to students who would have difficulty continuing without support
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. each semester
  • Must reside in Oneida or Herkimer County

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: In memory of Jill A. Korrasik, 21, who was a second-year nursing student when her life ended tragically as a result of a car accident.
Amount Awarded: Up to $500 as tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a nursing student who has successfully completed Nursing 101, 102 and 103
  • Must be a member of the Student Nurses’ Organization 

The winning candidate chosen will be considered most improved, academically and clinically. 

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: November 15
GPA: 2.5
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Lions Club of Utica was founded in 1924 and is dedicated to serving people with impairments and to serving youth through education.
Amount Awarded: $250 in tuition credit


Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a Nursing, Human Services or Life Science major
  • Must have at least a 2.5 GPA. 
  • Must be from the City of Utica
  • Must be in second year at MVCC and be of good character, civic-minded

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

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.5
Available to: 1st Year students (See description below)
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: This scholarship was established to support the efforts of adult students in any Health Services field – whether they are beginning for the first time or working toward completion of a previously launched degree program.
Amount Awarded: Varies; to be used for tuition, fees, or books

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • May be full-time or part-time
  • MUST BE AT LEAST 30 YEARS OF AGE AT TIME OF APPLICATION
  • Must receive a recommendation from a faculty member in Nursing and Allied Health

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Year
Description: The family of Eustelle McMillan, led by her husband, John H. McMillan, MVCC Dept. Head/Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, has established this scholarship in her memory to celebrate her lifetime of nurturing and caring for others. 
Amount Awarded: $1000 for tuition, fees, and books only

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have completed the first year of his/her Nursing Program
  • Must be in good standing and demonstrate the potential for degree completion and success in the field of Nursing
  • Preference given to students who would have difficulty continuing without support 

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: Apply April 1
GPA: 2.5
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: An annual nursing student scholarship awarded to a second-year student from MVCC’s Nursing Program.
Amount Awarded: $200 as tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Award is based on need, academic achievement, and potential in a nursing career.

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0
Available to: 2nd Year students 
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: William & Bonnie Waldron and their family have always felt the responsibility of being members of their community.  After raising their children, Bonnie returned to MVCC where she received a degree in Nursing.  Bonnie went to work for Hospice Care where she spent 16 years in a “labor of love” nurturing and caring for the terminally ill and their families.  Established this scholarship as a way to say “thank you” for all the bounty and blessings of their lives.  Through it, they hope to make a real difference in the lives of future caregivers.  This award is given to a nursing student who has completed their first year in the Nursing Program. 
Amount Awarded: Varies as tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be in good standing and
  • Must demonstrate the potential for degree completion and success in the field of Nursing
  • Preference will be given to students who would have difficulty continuing without support
  • Must be a resident of Oneida or Herkimer County

Application Process: Contact Institutional Advancement in Payne Hall Room 220 for a General MVCC application
Selection by: Health Professions Faculty

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.0
Available to: 1st Year & 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Annual award given to a full-time student enrolled in a science major.
Amount Awarded: Amount varies

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must be a full-time student (12 credits or more)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 1 semester
  • Must be NYS resident of Oneida or Herkimer County
  • Financial Need
  • Education / Work Ethic

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