Our Opportunities

Welcome to the SUNY Erie Foundation Scholarship website! When available, scholarship opportunities listed below are made possible by donors & supporters of the SUNY Erie Foundation as well as departments and programs throughout the College. Click on the scholarship name to learn more about each opportunity. To apply, first complete the General Application after you sign in. Recommended scholarships will be listed in the Navigation Bar.

The application cycle has begun for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please complete your General Application first before completing individual opportunities. Please check back frequently for the latest SUNY Erie scholarship information.

APPLY: Click the “Sign In” button to begin. You MUST use your SUNY Erie user name “@ecc.edu” (NOT “@students.ecc.edu”) & password to sign in and begin your scholarship application. Failure to sign in correctly may invalidate your application. Improperly created applications may be denied.

SUNY Erie Student Employees (Ambassadors, Tutors, etc.): You must use your EMPLOYEE USER NAME & PASSWORD to sign into the scholarship system. Failure to sign in correctly may invalidate your application. Improperly created applications may be denied.

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

IMPORTANT: students who receive funds from NYS Vocation Rehab or similar “last money in” funding may not receive a refund as monies must go back to the funding source.

Be sure to check your SUNY Erie email (including the junk files!)

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

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Bill & Mary O'Hare Endowed Scholarship
The O’Hare family started this transfer scholarship in memory of their mother and father, who were dedicated teachers. This scholarship is given to...
The O’Hare family started this transfer scholarship in memory of their...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$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: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$500.00 Gloria Lucker Endowed Scholarship
Gloria Lucker was an instructor at SUNY Erie (then Erie Community College) in the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program when Frank Gainer...
Gloria Lucker was an instructor at SUNY Erie (then Erie Community...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$500.00 Jerrold Flaschner Memorial Scholarship
This transfer scholarship is in memory of Jerrold Flaschner, an SUNY Erie/ECC Foundation board member, who believed in education and was passionate...
This transfer scholarship is in memory of Jerrold Flaschner, an SUNY...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$500.00 LensCrafters Scholarship
The LensCrafters Scholarship was created to recognize outstanding academic performance and leadership skills. Preference is given to students...
The LensCrafters Scholarship was created to recognize outstanding...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$500.00 Lydia A. Trezevant Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Rebecca E. Trezevant created this scholarship in memory of her daughter, Lydia Trezevant ELIGIBILITY: 1. Matriculated in Nursing 622.NUR 2. ...
Rebecca E. Trezevant created this scholarship in memory of her daughter,...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$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: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$500.00 Marjorie E. White Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Marjorie E. White, a former professor in the Food Service Administration Department at SUNY Erie/ECC, now known as the Hospitality...
In memory of Marjorie E. White, a former professor in the Food Service...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$1,000 Minority Women Health Sciences Scholarship
This scholarship was created by an anonymous donor to benefit minority women in the Health Sciences fields. ELIGIBILITY: 1. Female student 2....
This scholarship was created by an anonymous donor to benefit minority...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/03/2020
$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: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $630.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$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: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$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: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $520.00
Deadline04/03/2020
$8,000.00 Lura L. Cook Endowed Scholarship Award
This transfer scholarship, a gift from Lura L. Cook, a retired SUNY Erie/ECC English teacher, provides students with financial assistance and...
This transfer scholarship, a gift from Lura L. Cook, a retired SUNY...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: $8,000.00
Deadline04/10/2020
$1,000 per year (up to 2 years) Extra Effort April Scholarship
The Extra Effort Scholarship was created to recognize incoming SUNY Erie students in the fall semester who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts...
The Extra Effort Scholarship was created to recognize incoming SUNY Erie...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000 per year (up to 2 years)
Deadline04/30/2020
$500.00 Nat Bagel Memorial Scholarship Fund
This memorial scholarship was established in memory of Nat Bagel to help students transferring to SUNY Buffalo State College. ELIGIBILITY: 1. ...
This memorial scholarship was established in memory of Nat Bagel to help...
  • Deadline: 05/08/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/08/2020
$5,000.00 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: 05/08/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline05/08/2020
6,000.00 Thurman Thomas Family Foundation Scholarship
The Thurman Thomas Family Foundation Scholarship was created to help students in need of assistance to complete their education without...
The Thurman Thomas Family Foundation Scholarship was created to help...
  • Deadline: 05/08/2020
  • Award: 6,000.00
Deadline05/08/2020
$1,000.00 SUNY Erie Foundation Merit Award Scholarship
This award was established by the SUNY Erie Foundation to recognize significant academic accomplishments by first-year students. Recipients have...
This award was established by the SUNY Erie Foundation to recognize...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/15/2020
4,000 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: 05/15/2020
  • Award: 4,000
Deadline05/15/2020