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: 3.0
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: 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: 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