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Applications for scholarships distributed beginning in Fall 2022 will be accepted starting on April 5, 2022. Each scholarship has a specific set of criteria to determine eligibility.

To apply, students must log in by selecting the red “Sign In” button above using their Empire State College e-mail address and password and submit the General Application. Upon completion of the General Application, you will be automatically matched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. After submitting the General Application, students will have the ability to submit supplemental information for any scholarships that require additional materials by selecting the red “Apply” button next to each individual opportunity.

To be eligible for SUNY Empire State College Foundation scholarships, students must meet the following criteria unless otherwise indicated in the scholarship-specific guidelines:

  • Student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and have financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Student must be matriculated and have completed at least eight (8) credits with Empire State College
  • Student must have the appropriate GPA indicating successful academic progress
  • Student must have completed at least 80% of the coursework they have enrolled in (Note: No more than 20% of courses can be incompletes, no credits, administrative withdrawals, etc.)
  • Both part-time and full-time students are eligible

Questions: Indicates that additional application information will be required. To apply for these opportunities, students must first submit a General Application, then may submit an application via Recommended Opportunities under the Opportunities tab.

Deadline: The date by which applications are due in order to receive consideration.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary. Students selected to receive scholarships will be notified via e-mail.

Actions: These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found by viewing Recommended Opportunities under the Opportunities tab.

Contact scholarships@esc.edu for questions.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Genesee Valley Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing in the...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Genesee Valley Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing in the...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,000 George P. Pilkey Memorial Scholarship
Established through the generosity of family, friends and former...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Hilda and Charles Wolff Scholarship
Established in honor of Hilda and Charles Wolff through the generosity...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies James W. Hall Scholarship
Established in honor of the first president of Empire State College,...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Jane Shipton Scholarship
Established in memory of Mentor Jane Shipton, this scholarship is...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,800 Janet Wood McGregor Scholarship
Established in 2008 by Janet Wood McGregor, an Empire State College...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,200 Janice A. Pastizzo '98, '00, '04 and Angelo C. Pastizzo Scholarship
Established by alumna Janice Pastizzo and her husband Angelo, this...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Jeanne Brockmann Scholarship
Established in honor of one of the founding members of the Alumni...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,200 Jesse Eisenberg Veterans Fund
The scholarship will be awarded to students studying in the field of...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Joseph L. Mancino '80 Family Scholarship
Established by alumnus Joseph L. Mancino ’80 and his wife Laurel Anne,...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Established by the Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation, this...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,000 Karcher Family Scholarship
The Karcher Family Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students...
Deadline12/31/2022
$500 Karen West '95 Incentive Awards
Established by alumna Karen West ’95, this scholarship is available to...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Keep-Mills "Closing the Gap" Scholarship
Established in honor of Barbara Keep and Wilson Mills through the...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Keith and Laura Martin Scholarship
Available to undergraduate students pursuing studies in visual,...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Lake Placid Education Foundation Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to students residing in the Lake Placid...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Latino Heritage Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate Hispanic/Latino students, with first preference...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Louis Levine Scholarship
The Louis Levine Scholarship is available to undergraduate students...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,400 Marian Steinberg '75 Scholarship
Established by alumna Marian Steinberg ’75, this scholarship provides...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,500 Marie Morrison '06 Scholarship
The Marie Morrison ’06 Scholarship was established in memory of Marie...
Deadline12/31/2022
$700 Marjorie Meinhardt '77 Scholarship
Established in honor of alumna and long-time Empire State College...
Deadline12/31/2022
$700 Mary Wilt '87 Scholarship
Established by late alumna Mary Wilt ’87, this scholarship is available...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Michael Lamanna Memorial Scholarship
Provides support for students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Teaching...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Mohawk Valley Medical Associates Nursing Scholarship
Awarded to nursing students from the nine-county Mohawk Valley...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,200 Monte & Hilda Trammer Scholarship
Established by former Empire State College Foundation board member Monte...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,100 Nan M. DiBello Scholarship for Western NY Students
Established through the generosity of faculty member Nan M. DiBello. The...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Nancy A. McLachlin '81 Scholarship
Established through the estate of alumna Nancy A. McLachlin ‘81. The...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Nancy Gathings Bunch Scholarship
Established by Metropolitan Center retired Dean Nancy Gathings Bunch,...
Deadline12/31/2022
$500 National Labor College Alumni Association Scholarship
This scholarship was created by the former National Labor College Alumni...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies New York Community Bank Foundation Scholarship
The New York Community Bank Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies New York Community Bank Foundation Scholarship in Nursing
Recipients will be selected on the basis of financial need,...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,100 Niagara Frontier Center Alumni/Student Association Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students who reside in...
Deadline12/31/2022
$700 Ortiz Family Scholarship
The Ortiz Family Scholarship is established to promote diversity in the...
Deadline12/31/2022
$500 Peter Silverhart Scholarship
Established by former Empire State College Foundation board member...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Robert '96 and Carol Johnson Scholarship
Established by former Empire State College Foundation board member...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Robert Milton Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of late mentor Robert Milton, the scholarship will...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Roger L. '81 and Mary Kresge Scholarship
Established in memory of alumnus Roger Kresge ’81 and his wife Mary,...
Deadline12/31/2022
$2,340 Rosa Parks Scholarship
Established in 1999 by an alumna of the Graduate Studies program, this...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,300 Sal and June Rubino Scholarship
Established by the late Sal and June Rubino, the scholarship will be...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,000 Shirley A. Chisholm Memorial Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Keith D. Amparado ‘88, the Shirley...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,500 Stephen C. Kasper Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation Broome County Scholarship
Established by the Stewart W. and Willma C. Hoyt Foundation, this...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies SUNY Diversity Honors Scholarship
This state scholarship is designed for undergraduate students from a...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,425 SUNY Empire State College Milestone Recognition Scholarship
The SUNY Empire State College Milestone Recognition Scholarship will be...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies Susan and Bill Dake Graduate Scholarship
The Susan and Bill Dake Scholarship will be awarded to students with...
Deadline12/31/2022
$1,200 Szenczy Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship
The scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate students...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies T. Urling & Mabel B. Walker '79 Scholarship
Established by Tom Walker and his late wife Mabel Walker ’79, this...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies T. Urling & Mabel B. Walker ‘79 Scholarship in Nursing
Established in 2009 by late Empire State College alumna and former...
Deadline12/31/2022
Varies The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship
Established by the Adirondack Trust Company, this scholarship provides...
Deadline12/31/2022