Scholarships for Future Students

Looking to save money on college tuition? Our many scholarships make the cost of an FLCC education even more affordable, and we make the scholarship process easy, too. You'll automatically be considered for scholarship funds without having to fill out a scholarship application.

To be considered for a scholarship, all you have to do is apply and be accepted to FLCC by March 1, 2017 and have a high school transcript on file. It's that simple! If you apply to FLCC after the March 1 deadline, you may still be eligible for scholarships if funding remains available.

In addition to the many scholarships for which you'll be considered, (see the list here), we also have a list of specific scholarships available that require an FLCC Foundation scholarship application. You can check them out below.


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 was available from February 24 - 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 585.785.1205.

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.

Rev. 12/29/16

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Finger Lakes Community
College Foundation

3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-785-1541