All Opportunities

Our next scholarship cycle opens December 6, 2021.

This Erie Community College Foundation Scholarship site presents opportunities for the 2022-2023 Academic Year Scholarship opportunities listed below are made possible by donors & supporters of the Erie Community College Foundation as well as departments and programs throughout the College.

APPLY: Click the “Sign In” button to begin. You MUST use your SUNY Erie user name & password to sign in and begin your scholarship application. Please sign in to check change in status from “submitted” to “offered” (approved) or “denial” (not approved).

Please note: Once you complete the General Application, you will be matched with scholarships for which you qualify and must click on the “Apply to” button to be considered for these scholarships. Additional scholarships may also be recommended to you if you meet the basic criteria. To see a list of these scholarships, select “Recommended” under “Opportunities.” You must click on “Apply to” and complete any additional requirements in order to be considered for these scholarships.

Attention: Sessions time-out (end) automatically after 30 minutes of inactivity, so save often!

FAQs: See the Frequently Asked Questions tab in your General Application or click here

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Recommended: Add “scholarship@ecc.edu” to your contacts. (So our correspondence doesn’t end up in your junk files)

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: You can begin applying for scholarships after January 1st. You must obtain a SUNY Erie email and credentials to apply. Be sure your high school grades are posted in your student data section.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$0.00 Marlon B. Siegel Award
On behalf of Marlon’s vision—the education of competent and caring Respiratory Therapists—and to help preserve the memory of our friend and...
On behalf of Marlon’s vision—the education of competent and caring...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$1,000.00 Students Supporting Students - Veteran Award Scholarship
This scholarship offers financial assistance to a veteran student who has served our country and is now pursuing a college education ELIGIBILITY:...
This scholarship offers financial assistance to a veteran student who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,500.00 Perseverance Scholarship for Veterans
This award is bestowed upon a US Veteran to honor scholarship donor, Myra Conley’s godson, a 3rd tour Staff Sergeant; father, a WWII veteran; and...
This award is bestowed upon a US Veteran to honor scholarship donor,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$500.00 min., varies Wyoming Erie Regional Emergency Medical Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to EMT students who have no other source of funding beyond TAP/Pell. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Matriculated in Emergency Medical...
This scholarship is awarded to EMT students who have no other source of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00 min., varies
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$500.00 Vernon J. Parks Endowed Honorary Scholarship
This award was established in memory of Vernon J. Parks who developed training programs for welders, technical and manufacturing personnel; and...
This award was established in memory of Vernon J. Parks who developed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Craig A. Hyslop Memorial Scholarship
Craig A. Hyslop received his Nursing A.A.S. from SUNY Erie/ECC. His health care career spanned four decades, serving at several Buffalo area...
Craig A. Hyslop received his Nursing A.A.S. from SUNY Erie/ECC. His...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Kevin Malchoff National Restaurant Association Education Foundation Endowment Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Kevin Malchoff to assist individuals seeking a degree in the fields of either Hotel Restaurant Management or...
This scholarship was established by Kevin Malchoff to assist individuals...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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$500.00 The Lilleck Campus Ministry Scholarship
The Lilleck Campus Ministry Scholarship was developed as a college education can assist students in gaining Keys to the Kingdom. This means that a...
The Lilleck Campus Ministry Scholarship was developed as a college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Eyewear by R.O.I Ophthalmic Dispensing Scholarship
An alumnus of the college, Mr. John Alofs, created this scholarship through his business to benefit Vision Care Technology...
An alumnus of the college, Mr. John Alofs, created this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$630.00 Professor Paul Rellinger Memorial Scholarship
In memory of SUNY Erie Community College Professor Paul Rellinger, this transfer award is for a student continuing their education in the English...
In memory of SUNY Erie Community College Professor Paul Rellinger, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $630.00
Ended
$500.00 Delores Champion-Hutchinson Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of the late Delores Champion-Hutchinson, former caseworker with SUNY Erie/ECC’s Middle Early College High School Program. Delores, an...
In memory of the late Delores Champion-Hutchinson, former caseworker...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Florence Meldrum Nursing Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established from the estate of John Swanson. Mr. Swanson recognized the value of community colleges and specifically the...
This scholarship was established from the estate of John Swanson. Mr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Albert E. Adams Computer Repair Technology Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is named in memory of Mrs. Esther A. Matthews’ brother Albert E. Adams. Albert was an exceptional human being who taught in the...
This scholarship is named in memory of Mrs. Esther A. Matthews’ brother...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Arthur Allen “Pass the Torch” Endowed Memorial Scholarship
The Allen Family and beloved friend Ted Wetzel established this endowed scholarship for the legacy of Arthur Allen. Arthur was a principal...
The Allen Family and beloved friend Ted Wetzel established this endowed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$750.00 Brigette Nicole Gaskin Endowed Memorial Scholarship
SUNY Erie Professor Louise M. Kowalski established this scholarship in loving memory of her only child and daughter, Brigette that went to heaven...
SUNY Erie Professor Louise M. Kowalski established this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$750.00 Carl, Peter and Paul Blanchett Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was started to help students achieve success who are interested in pursuing a career in business and finance. ELIGIBILITY: 1....
This scholarship was started to help students achieve success who are...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$500.00 Cheryl Chameli-Giumento Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Michele Langan, an SUNY Erie/ECC faculty member in the Biology Department, established this scholarship in memory of her student, Ms....
Michele Langan, an SUNY Erie/ECC faculty member in the Biology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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$500.00 Conor J. Long Leadership & Friendship Scholarship
This memorial scholarship was established by the faculty and students in the SUNY Erie college community who knew and loved Conor...
This memorial scholarship was established by the faculty and students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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$500.00 Danielle L. Shipman, R.N. Memorial Scholarship
Danielle Shipman’s aunt, Brenda K. Smith, established this scholarship to help students intending to pursue careers as nurses. ELIGIBILITY: 1. ...
Danielle Shipman’s aunt, Brenda K. Smith, established this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 David S. Leone Memorial Scholarship
The family of David S. Leone established this memorial scholarship to honor David who was diagnosed with Chronic Inflammatory Debilitating...
The family of David S. Leone established this memorial scholarship to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Donna Zielkiewicz Frost Memorial Scholarship Fund
Donna Zielkiewicz Frost is a 2007 Graduate of SUNY Erie/ECC, achieving her RN as well as LPN. She passed both NYS exams for these in that same...
Donna Zielkiewicz Frost is a 2007 Graduate of SUNY Erie/ECC, achieving...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Agnes Cleary Webb Endowed Merit Scholarship
Established for outstanding SUNY Erie/ECC South Campus female students, this memorial scholarship was named after Dr. Webb who valued education and...
Established for outstanding SUNY Erie/ECC South Campus female students,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Dr. John G. Eagan Scholarship
this scholarship was established in honor of Dr. John Eagan and his many dedicated years of service to students and the Business Program at SUNY...
this scholarship was established in honor of Dr. John Eagan and his many...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Wayne O'Sullivan Scholarship
Dr. Wayne O’Sullivan served as Professor of History in the Social Sciences Department for 45 years-from 1971-2016. During that time, he enjoyed...
Dr. Wayne O’Sullivan served as Professor of History in the Social...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 ECC Honors Program Scholarship
The Honors Program Scholarship provides financial assistance to current, deserving students in the SUNY Erie Honors Program. ELIGIBILITY: 1. ...
The Honors Program Scholarship provides financial assistance to current,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 ECC Retirees Scholarship
Provides financial assistance to continuing students who have overcome obstacles related to health, family, social, educational or economic...
Provides financial assistance to continuing students who have overcome...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Explore Your World Study Abroad Scholarship
The Explore Your World Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who will be going abroad as part of a SUNY study abroad course....
The Explore Your World Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$600.00 Ford Motor Company / Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Endowed Scholarship
Recognizing the importance of education for all, the Ford Motor Company created this endowed scholarship particularly for minorities and women;...
Recognizing the importance of education for all, the Ford Motor Company...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Frank L. Ciminelli Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship award is designated for an incoming high school graduate who is continuing their education at SUNY Erie. ELIGIBILITY: 1. ...
This scholarship award is designated for an incoming high school...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Gaetano & Ersilia Chiota Cipolla Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was started to help students achieve academic success who are interested in pursuing a career in health sciences. ELIGIBILITY: 1....
This scholarship was started to help students achieve academic success...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Gary Miller Memorial Scholarship
Gary earned his A.S. Degree from Erie Community College and was co-owner and former chef of the Deerhead Inn in West Seneca. His wife, Judy,...
Gary earned his A.S. Degree from Erie Community College and was co-owner...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,125.00 George F. Lamm American Legion Auxiliary Post # 622 Scholarship
George F. Lamm was one of the first Town of Amherst servicemen to give his life for his country in World War I. As a machine gunner in Co. L, 7th...
George F. Lamm was one of the first Town of Amherst servicemen to give...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,125.00
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$500.00 Gerard J. Hutch Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Gerard J. Hutch who loved the refrigeration industry. He was highly regarded as a successful businessman...
This scholarship was created in memory of Gerard J. Hutch who loved the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Gwendolyn M. Whitmore Endowed Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Gwendolyn M. Whitmore, a SUNY Erie Community College faculty member, who was dedicated to teaching and lifelong learning. She is...
In memory of Gwendolyn M. Whitmore, a SUNY Erie Community College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Jack D. Allen Endowed Memorial Scholarship
The family of Jack D. Allen established this memorial scholarship for non-traditional students attending SUNY Erie. Mr. Allen served local...
The family of Jack D. Allen established this memorial scholarship for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Jaime L. Passanisi Memorial Scholarship
Established by family and co-workers, this award honors the dedication of Jaime L. Passanisi to both nursing and family. Her sense of purpose and...
Established by family and co-workers, this award honors the dedication...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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$1,000.00 James Luke Bierl Endowed Memorial Scholarship
James Bierl, a SUNY Erie Professor in the Respiratory Care Department, founded this scholarship in memory of his son, James Luke Bierl. James Luke...
James Bierl, a SUNY Erie Professor in the Respiratory Care Department,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 James P. Nagy Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Professor Nagy was a passionate believer in the power of education, especially in science and engineering. Throughout his career at SUNY Erie/ECC,...
Professor Nagy was a passionate believer in the power of education,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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$500.00 Marcia H. Washousky Art Scholarship
Honoring Marcia H. Washousky, Professor of the Art Program at SUNY Erie. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Minimum GPA 2.5 2. Full-time student 3. Matriculated in...
Honoring Marcia H. Washousky, Professor of the Art Program at SUNY...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Michael Washousky Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship creates opportunities for individuals to get a college education and realize the value of hard work and dedication to their...
This scholarship creates opportunities for individuals to get a college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Nesci Family Veteran’s Scholarship
Many veterans or reservists attending school find their benefits insufficient to cover expenses which makes attending college very difficult. This...
Many veterans or reservists attending school find their benefits...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$750.00 Patricia Mertz and Wayne Mertz Mechanical Engineering Endowed Scholarship
Patricia Mertz, a former trustee of SUNY Erie Community College, and her husband Wayne Mertz, created this scholarship benefiting students in a...
Patricia Mertz, a former trustee of SUNY Erie Community College, and her...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$3,000.00 Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Endowed Award for Student Athletes
This scholarship, established by Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., assists exceptional athletic students with their education. ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated in...
This scholarship, established by Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., assists...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Sarah J. Gabel Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Created by Eileen E. Gabel in memory of her daughter Sarah, this scholarship supports students with disabilities. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Letter of...
Created by Eileen E. Gabel in memory of her daughter Sarah, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$520.00 School of Dental Hygiene Scholarship
SUNY Erie provides the only Dental Hygiene program in this region. This scholarship supports a deserving dental hygiene student in attaining their...
SUNY Erie provides the only Dental Hygiene program in this region. This...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $520.00
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$500.00 Susan Barlow Endowed Wellness Scholarship
Named in honor of Susan Barlow who lost her battle with ovarian cancer, this scholarship is for SUNY Erie students with acute medical conditions...
Named in honor of Susan Barlow who lost her battle with ovarian cancer,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,500.00 The Hank Pirowski Endowed Scholarship
Established by the New York Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals in memory of Hank Pirowski, one of the founding incorporators and an...
Established by the New York Association of Drug Treatment Court...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$500.00 The Legend Group Endowed Honors Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an Honors program student. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Minimum GPA 3.0 (High School average 83%) 2. Full-time student 3. ...
This scholarship is awarded to an Honors program...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$750.00 Thomas C. Leader Sr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Robert Leader created this scholarship in memory of his father, Thomas C. Leader to support respiratory care students in their final year of the...
Robert Leader created this scholarship in memory of his father, Thomas...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
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$1,000.00 Tim Tevens Columbus McKinnon Scholarship (Endowed)
This scholarship was created to recognize Timothy Tevens and his service and contributions to Columbus McKinnon Corporation. Tim retired in...
This scholarship was created to recognize Timothy Tevens and his service...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended