All Opportunities

*FALL OFFERING: Scholarship Opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year begin September 14, 2018. Complete your General Application first. Check this site or your school email as additional fall scholarship opportunities become available in the next few school days. You have until October 18, 2018 to apply.

Welcome to SUNY Erie CC Foundation Scholarships! The scholarship opportunities listed below are made possible by donors & supporters of the SUNY Erie CC Foundation as well as departments and programs throughout the College. Click on the scholarship name to learn more about each opportunity. Complete one general application but do not stop there! There are a variety of scholarships for which you can apply to be used in the 2018-2019 academic year.

To apply to any of the SUNY Erie Community College scholarships, click the “Sign In” button to begin. You MUST use your ECC user name “@ecc.edu” (NOT “@students.ecc.edu”) & password to sign in and begin your scholarship application. YOU CAN BEGIN APPLYING IN EARLY SEPTEMBER

ECC Student/Employees (Ambassadors, Tutors, etc.): You must use your EMPLOYEE USER NAME & PASSWORD to sign into the scholarship system.

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.

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Notifications for awards & denials for the 2018-2019 Scholarship Opportunities will be available on this site on November 2, 2018. Please check back for more ECC scholarship information.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 AAA of Western & Central NY Police Scholarship
AAA is dedicated to promoting traffic safety education and safe driving practices to reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries. AAA believes in...
AAA is dedicated to promoting traffic safety education and safe driving...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Administrators Association of ECC Scholarship Fund
The Administrators Association Scholarship assists family members of the AAECC-UAW to meet the financial demands of attending...
The Administrators Association Scholarship assists family members of the...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 Anthony J. Wittman Memorial Scholarship
Anthony J. Wittman was a highly decorated, 10-year veteran of South Carolina Law Enforcement. His service included street patrol, vice, narcotics,...
Anthony J. Wittman was a highly decorated, 10-year veteran of South...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Carubba Collision, Dupont and CARQuest Scholarship
Established to create opportunities for students entering the Autobody Repair Technology field ELIGIBILITY: 1. Matriculated in Automotive Trades:...
Established to create opportunities for students entering the Autobody...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$750.00 Dr. John & Karen (Leone) O'Neil '69 Scholarship Award
Dr. John O’Neil started this transfer scholarship as he approached the 40th anniversary of his graduation in 1969. John credits his former Erie...
Dr. John O’Neil started this transfer scholarship as he approached the...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 ECC Honors Program Scholarship
The Honors Program Scholarship provides financial assistance to current, deserving students in the ECC Honors Program. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Enrolled in...
The Honors Program Scholarship provides financial assistance to current,...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Erie Community College Student Government Association Endowed Student Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship encourages and recognizes student leadership. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Full-time student 2. High School Graduate or GED 3. Matriculated...
This scholarship encourages and recognizes student...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$2,000.00 Frank L. Ciminelli Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship award is designated for high school graduates who are continuing their education at SUNY Erie. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Documentation of...
This scholarship award is designated for high school graduates who are...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Health Sciences (formerly Allied Health) Endowed Scholarship
SUNY Erie Vision Care Technology Department established this scholarship for students majoring in one of the Health Sciences...
SUNY Erie Vision Care Technology Department established this scholarship...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Jack D. Allen Endowed Memorial Scholarship
The family of Jack D. Allen established this memorial scholarship for non-traditional students attending ECC. Mr. Allen served local government and...
The family of Jack D. Allen established this memorial scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Jerrold Flaschner Memorial Scholarship
This transfer scholarship is in memory of Jerrold Flaschner, an ECC Foundation board member, who believed in education and was passionate about the...
This transfer scholarship is in memory of Jerrold Flaschner, an ECC...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$2,000 Lura L. Cook Endowed Scholarship Award
This transfer scholarship, a gift from Lura L. Cook, a retired ECC English teacher, provides students with financial assistance and encouragement...
This transfer scholarship, a gift from Lura L. Cook, a retired ECC...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 Machine Tool Technology Endowed Scholarship
Established to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the SUNY Erie Industrial Technology Machine Tool Program ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated...
Established to provide scholarships to students enrolled in the SUNY...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Michelle Marie LeFauve Memorial Refugee Scholarship
The Michelle Marie LeFauve Memorial Refugee Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who qualified for refugee status when emigrating to the...
The Michelle Marie LeFauve Memorial Refugee Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Nesci Family Veteran’s Scholarship
Approximately 70% of veterans who return to school have exhausted their GI Bill benefits making a return to college very difficult. This award...
Approximately 70% of veterans who return to school have exhausted their...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$3,000.00 Professor William Major Byers Endowed Scholarship
This transfer scholarship is for math students continuing their education at a four-year college or university. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Accepted at a...
This transfer scholarship is for math students continuing their...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 Statler Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship assists students in the SUNY Erie Culinary Arts, Hotel Restaurant Management or Baking and Pastry Arts programs. ...
This scholarship assists students in the SUNY Erie Culinary Arts, Hotel...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 Sylvia G. Simon-Ray Endowed Memorial Scholarship
This transfer scholarship was created in memory of Sylvia Simon-Ray. Professor Simon-Ray was respected and admired by her students, colleagues, the...
This transfer scholarship was created in memory of Sylvia Simon-Ray....
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500 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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline10/18/2018
$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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$3,000.00 The New York Propane Gas Association's Elbert Stillwagon Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to full-time students in the Fire Protection Technology program ELIGIBILITY 1. Matriculated in Fire Protection Technology 639.FPT 2. ...
Awarded to full-time students in the Fire Protection Technology...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$3,000.00 The New York Propane Gas Association's John Ganey Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides assistance for a current HVAC student working toward an associate degree in Building Management and...
This scholarship provides assistance for a current HVAC student working...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$1,000.00 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: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/18/2018
$500.00 Thurman Thomas Endowed Distinguished Scholarship Award
This scholarship assists disadvantaged students within Erie County who are continuing their education at SUNY Erie Community...
This scholarship assists disadvantaged students within Erie County who...
  • Deadline: 10/18/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/18/2018