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: Check with School of STEM, Health & Social Sciences (SHSS)
GPA: 2.75
Available to: 2nd Year students
Duration: 1 Semester
Description: Annual award given to a student who shows a high level of academic achievement in general biology for two semesters.
Amount Awarded: Varies


Criteria Checklist:

  • Student must express a curiosity and interest in biology, as well as an interest and success in other academic areas such as language and/or the arts

Application Process: No application required
Selection by: Natural Sciences Faculty

 

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: 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: 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: 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 as tuition credit

Criteria Checklist:

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

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

 

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 3.0 or higher

Description: NYSTEC is a not-for-profit technology consulting company, advising organizations, agencies, institutions, and businesses since 1996. The NYSTEC Technology Scholarship is open to full-time students majoring in Cybersecurity, with preference given to students taking classes on the Rome Campus. 

Availability: Both Incoming and Returning Students
Amount Awarded: $2,000 maximum award ($500 per semester for 4 semesters) $500 per semester for tuition and fees. If tuition costs and fees are covered by financial aid or other resources, funds may be used for other educational expenses. Maximum award is $2,000 for qualifying applicants. Automatically renewed for recipients meeting enrollment and grade requirements.

Criteria Checklist:

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Full-Time Student
  • Academic Achievement
  • Entrepreneurial Skill, Endeavors / Achievements
  • Community Involvement and/or Service
  • Preference given to students taking classes on the Rome Campus

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

Deadline: April 1
GPA: 2.0
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

 

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