Our Opportunities

This SUNY Erie CC Foundation Scholarship site presents opportunities for the 2021-2022 Academic Year Scholarship opportunities listed below are made possible by donors & supporters of the SUNY Erie 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 “@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.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$1,000.00 Alfonso M. Urban Endowed Scholarship
Life experience taught Al Urban to appreciate the value of an education and he did all he could to see his children achieve the academic goals. ...
Life experience taught Al Urban to appreciate the value of an education...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$500.00 Alumni Association Scholarship
A scholarship for students who have a relative who graduated from SUNY Erie Community College/Erie County Technical Institute ELIGIBILITY 1. Must...
A scholarship for students who have a relative who graduated from SUNY...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$500 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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$500.00 Cheri Ann Paulin Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The parents of Cheri Ann Paulin established this endowment in the spring of 2012 in memory of their daughter who was a graduate of SUNY Erie’s...
The parents of Cheri Ann Paulin established this endowment in the spring...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
Varies Ford ASSET Scholarship
In support of the partnership with Erie Community College, Ford Motor Company has established this scholarship for the advancement of student...
In support of the partnership with Erie Community College, Ford Motor...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $600.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,125.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$500.00 Health Sciences 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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$500.00 Jason Pahl Memorial Restaurant & Hotel Management Scholarship
This scholarship supports and motivates students in their pursuit of a Culinary Arts career and helps to develop skills that enhance their...
This scholarship supports and motivates students in their pursuit of a...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$750.00 Kerm Helmer /Ken Duke Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of Kerm Helmer, the founding coach of the Varsity Bowling Program at SUNY Erie/ECC and the NJCAA. Under his...
This scholarship is in memory of Kerm Helmer, the founding coach of the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$500.00 Luciani Endowed Scholarship
The Luciani Endowed Scholarship was established from a 2006 gift made by the Mrs. Assunta Luciani Estate. It was Mrs. Luciani’s hope that SUNY Erie...
The Luciani Endowed Scholarship was established from a 2006 gift made by...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$3,000.00 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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$1,000.00 Norman D. Farmer Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created to celebrate Norman D. Farmer’s life. Norman loved cooking and food. He prepared culinary wonders for both clients of...
This scholarship was created to celebrate Norman D. Farmer’s life....
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$1,000.00 Ricky Costner, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The parents of Ricky Costner, Jr. established this memorial scholarship to remember their son who enjoyed working in the hospitality field with his...
The parents of Ricky Costner, Jr. established this memorial scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $520.00
Deadline02/28/2021
$1,000.00 Scott Bieler Scholarship
This award is given to deserving students who have managed to beat the odds by meeting and overcome tremendous adversity in pursuit of an education...
This award is given to deserving students who have managed to beat the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/28/2021