FLCC Foundation Scholarship Listing for Future Students

Students who apply for admission to FLCC by March 1 AND have a complete application on file (including high school transcripts) will automatically be considered for the following scholarship funds in the first round of review. (Those who apply after March 1 will be considered for the following scholarships only if funding remains.)

Please note that an additional scholarship list follows this one. Scroll down to see a list of scholarships for incoming students that require an FLCC Foundation scholarship application.

Rev. 11/4/16

General Interest Scholarships

Collins "Connie" and Verna Carpenter Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (4)

  • Entering or returning, full or part time student
  • Minimum B average
  • Resident of Ontario, Wayne, Seneca, or Yates County
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • For one of the scholarships, preference given to a student who intends to pursue a career in health care, education, or social sciences

Alton B. Corbit Memorial Scholarship
Amounts vary

  • Entering, full-time freshman at time of application
  • Minimum B average
  • Outstanding potential and academic ability

FLCC Alumni Association Traditional-Aged Student Excellence Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 (over two years)

  • Entering, traditional-age, full-time freshman at time of application
  • Evidence of being an exceptional student
  • Involvement in one or more community service or athletic activities the year prior to applying
  • Minimum GPA 3.4 for second year renewal

FLCC Board of Trustees Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Entering full-time freshman
  • Graduate of an Ontario County high school
  • Statement must refer to volunteer or community service activities, experience in student government and financial need
  • Minimum B/85% high school GPA

The Michaels Family Memorial Scholarship
Amounts vary

  • Entering, full-time freshman at time of application
  • Graduate of Geneva High School
  • Potential for academic success
  • Evidence of community involvement and work experience in the essay

S & S Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Major: hotel and resort management, conservation, or horticulture
  • Canandaigua Academy high school graduate
  • Preference given to a veteran and to a student demonstrating financial need

Adult Student Scholarships

Those scholarships which mention the term "Adult Freshman" refer to the awards for applicants who have been away from the high school setting for several years. Although we consider all students who enter Finger Lakes Community College to be adults, these scholarships address the needs of students who have a high school diploma or the equivalent but who have not recently been a student in a high school or college/university setting.

Charlotte Cowie Memorial Scholarship for an Adult Freshman
Amount: $1,000

  • Entering, full-time freshman at time of application
  • Adult student, starting a new chapter in life by attending FLCC

FLCC Alumni Association Adult Student Excellence Scholarship
Amount: $2,000 (over two years)

  • Entering student who will attend full-time
  • Student must be 24 years old, married, support a dependent or be a veteran
  • Involvement in one or more community service activities in the year prior to applying
  • Demonstrate evidence of outstanding potential
  • Minimum GPA 3.4 for second year renewal

Dr. Thomas Topping Adult Returning Student Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Non-traditional age student
  • Demonstrate financial need

Business Scholarship

AVI Fresh, Inc. Hospitality Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (2)

  • Student who intends to pursue a career in the hospitality industry

Joanne Glover Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500

  • Major: Administrative Assistant (studying to be an executive secretary)
  • Full or part time female student
  • Minimum B average
  • Graduate of any Ontario County high school
  • Demonstrate financial need

Lois J. Griffith Scholarship
Amount $1,000

  • Major: Business
  • Female student from Ontario County

Conservation/Viticulture Scholarships

Constellation Brands Viticultural Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Major: Viticulture and Wine Technology
  • Attending full-time
  • Excellent potential for academic success
  • Demonstrate financial need

New York State Conservation Officers Association Scholarship
Amount: $500

  • Entering, full-time freshman at time of application
  • New York State resident
  • Planning to pursue career as a conservation officer
  • Minimum B+ average

Human Services Scholarship

Bowen Family Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 over two years

  • Entering, full-time freshman with preference given to a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School in Geneva, NY. A Geneva High School graduate will be selected if there are no eligible DeSales applicants.
  • Human Services major with career plans in nursing, education, social services etc.
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum B average for second year renewal

Music and Music Recording Technology

Aldo F. and Anne J. Fioravanti Scholarship
Amount: $500

  • Entering full-time freshman enrolled in the music or music recording technology program
  • Preference to a student participating in the Finger Lakes Chorale
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need

Nursing Scholarships

Frances F. MacLeod Legacy Scholarship
Amounts vary

  • Entering nursing program directly or from pre-nursing
  • Demonstrates potential for success and financial need

Thompson Health Nursing Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Entering FLCC directly into the nursing program or entering from pre-nursing for the following fall semester
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Incoming Student Scholarships which require an FLCC Foundation scholarship application: If you enter FLCC for the spring 2017 semester or if you are admitted to FLCC for the fall 2017 semester, you are eligible to apply for the FLCC Foundation scholarships listed below. Scholarship amounts typically range from $300 to full-tuition grants. The online scholarship application will be available on February 24. The deadline to submit the online scholarship application for future/incoming students is April 21.

This list identifies the scholarships and dollar amounts that we anticipate will be available to incoming students for the 2017 - 2018 academic year. Be advised that the list does change over time. New awards are added and current benefactors occasionally make decisions to change the criteria and/or the dollar amounts they provide.

  • To be eligible to receive a scholarship award, you must register for classes for the fall 2017 semester.
  • Your responses to the questions will identify the scholarships for which you are eligible and for which you will be considered.
  • Once all recipients are identified, e-mail notification will be sent to the FLCC e-mail addresses of both recipients and non-recipients.

Questions can be directed to scholarships@flcc.edu or call 585.785.1454.

General Interest Scholarships

AMVETS Post 332 Farmington, NY Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
  • Preference is given to a student who is a veteran who has served honorably
  • Preference next shall be given to a serving member of the National Guard or Federal Reserve Force
  • Preference next shall be given to family members of veterans including spouses, children, or grandchildren

FLCC Honors Studies Freshman Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Entering full-time freshman who enrolls in ENG101 - Composition I Honors
  • Minimum B/85% high school GPA
  • Essay (300-400 words) explores an exciting idea or recent experience that has spurred your imagination or challenged your intellect

Garlock Sealing Technologies Scholarships
Amounts vary

  • Full-time incoming student matriculated in any degree program
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have a parent, guardian or grandparent who is an employee at/retiree from Garlock
  • Demonstrate financial need

Kiwanis Club/Canandaigua Classic Scholarship in Memory of Denett Pimkowski
Amount: $1,000

  • Interested in pursuing a career in an educational field
  • Preference is given to a Finger Lakes Division Kiwanis member or a family member of a Finger Lakes Division Kiwanis member
  • Demonstrate excellent potential for success
  • Demonstrate financial need

New York Firefighters Foundation Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Given to dependents and immediate family members of New York State firefighters who have been disabled or killed in the line of duty
  • Essay must define specifics of your relationship as identified in the eligibility description

Kenneth A. Poormon '97 Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500

  • Given to dependents and immediate family members of New York State law enforcement officers disabled or killed in the line of duty
  • Essay must define specifics of your relationship as identified in the eligibility description

SUNY Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarship
Amounts vary based on state funding allocation

  • Student must be enrolled in a degree program
  • U.S. citizen; New York State resident
  • GPA reflects high academic achievement
  • Essay must demonstrate how the student has overcome a disadvantage or impediment to pursuit of a higher education

Conservation/Viticulture Scholarships

Monty Stamp Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $1,000

  • Major: Viticulture and Wine Technology
  • Preference is given to viticulture students from New York and those who are family members of people associated with the wine industry, such as winery or vineyard owners or employees
  • Demonstrate financial need

Nursing Scholarships

Mary E. Moynihan Memorial Scholarship
Amount varies

  • Entering FLCC directly into the nursing program or entering from pre-nursing for the following fall semester
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Career intention must be to work in healthcare in the Finger Lakes region
  • Demonstrate financial need.

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