All Opportunities

This is a comprehensive list of ALL scholarships awarded by the Empire State College Foundation for 2018-19. The application period for 2018-19 ended on May 25. Selected recipients will be notified via e-mail to their ESC account. Students who are not selected will not receive notification.
In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must first sign in and submit the General Application. Some scholarship opportunities may require a supplemental application.

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

Deadline: The date by which all applications are due, in order to receive consideration. Students selected to receive scholarships will be notified via e-mail.

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.

Actions: Upon completion of the General Application, you will be automatically matched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. 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.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Richard Porter Leach Fellowship
For ESTABLISHED PERFORMING ARTISTS, undergraduate students only. The Richard Porter Leach Fellowship allows active and established performing...
For ESTABLISHED PERFORMING ARTISTS, undergraduate students only. The...
  • Deadline: 10/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/01/2018
Varies Governance Scholarship
For students involved in college governance committee or College Council. Governance scholarship awards tuition-only, up to four credits. For...
For students involved in college governance committee or College...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/31/2018
Varies SUNY Diversity Honors Scholarship
This state scholarship is designed for students from a broad range of backgrounds that promote diversity in our student body while displaying high...
This state scholarship is designed for students from a broad range of...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/15/2018
Varies A. Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation Scholarship
Established by the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, this scholarship provides aid to students residing in Delaware County.
Established by the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust Scholarship
This scholarship honors the life and work of Alfred Z. Solomon, an entrepreneur, pioneer in the fashion industry through the sale of ladies hats,...
This scholarship honors the life and work of Alfred Z. Solomon, an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,200 Althea E. Luehrsen Scholarship
Established in 2016 through the generosity of alumna Althea Luehrsen ’02, ’10. The scholarship is available to currently enrolled female students...
Established in 2016 through the generosity of alumna Althea Luehrsen...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$1,000 Alumni/Student Federation Scholarship
The Alumni/Student Federation Scholarship was established by the Alumni/Student Federation Board of Directors to assist current students as they...
The Alumni/Student Federation Scholarship was established by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Arcadeo and Sadie J. Browne Amparado "Force for Change" Scholarship
For Black male students studying Community and Human Services, Human Development, Labor, Social Science. Special consideration for self-identified...
For Black male students studying Community and Human Services, Human...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,200 Arthur I. Shapiro Scholarship
Established in 2015 through the generosity of Gene Shapiro in honor of his brother Arthur I. Shapiro ’75. The scholarship is available to...
Established in 2015 through the generosity of Gene Shapiro in honor of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$1,350 Black Male Initiative Scholarship
For undergraduate black male students in the BMI student organization.Established in 2013 through the generosity of the founding leaders of the...
For undergraduate black male students in the BMI student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,350
Ended
Varies C. Penn Wettlaufer Scholarship
Established in memory of C. Penn Wettlaufer, a faculty member in the Niagara Frontier region who passed away in 2000, the C. Penn Wettlaufer...
Established in memory of C. Penn Wettlaufer, a faculty member in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Carmela "Meg" Caputo Scholarship
Established in memory of Mentor Carmela “Meg” Caputo by her family, this scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a degree in Business...
Established in memory of Mentor Carmela “Meg” Caputo by her family, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation Scholarship
Established by the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, this scholarship provides aid to undergraduate students who reside in the Binghamton area.
Established by the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Corrou Family Scholarship
Awarded to a custodial single parent with demonstrated financial need residing in Saratoga County. Secondary consideration will be given to similar...
Awarded to a custodial single parent with demonstrated financial need...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,300 Coxen-Ahr Memorial Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Dr. Kesiah Scully and Dr. David Seres, the Coxen-Ahr Memorial Scholarship supports deserving undergraduate...
Established through the generosity of Dr. Kesiah Scully and Dr. David...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,300
Ended
Varies Crystal Scriber Scholarship
This memorial award honors the life and work of longtime faculty mentor Crystal Scriber. Scholarships are to be awarded to students residing in...
This memorial award honors the life and work of longtime faculty mentor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies David A. Fullard Opportunity Scholarship
Established by longtime faculty mentor David Fullard, this scholarship was created to provide male African-American students with educational...
Established by longtime faculty mentor David Fullard, this scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500 David Yamada '99 Labor Relations Scholarship
Established by alumnus David Yamada ’99, this scholarship is available to graduate students with financial need enrolled in the Work and Labor...
Established by alumnus David Yamada ’99, this scholarship is available...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,000 Dr. John M. Beckem II Scholarship
For BME or SMT students interested in technology. The Dr. John M. Beckem II Scholarship is for a student with an interest in technology, pursuing...
For BME or SMT students interested in technology. The Dr. John M. Beckem...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,200 Dr. Lorraine Peeler '88 Diversity Awareness Scholarship
Established in 2014 through the generosity of Simone Peeler Ragland, in honor of her late aunt, Dr. Lorraine Peeler. Dr. Peeler was a mentor and...
Established in 2014 through the generosity of Simone Peeler Ragland, in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,200
Ended
$1,800 Drs. James Gibson & Patricia Brozinsky Scholarship
The Drs. James Gibson and Patricia Brozinsky Scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the Master’s in Social and Public Policy program...
The Drs. James Gibson and Patricia Brozinsky Scholarship will be awarded...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,800
Ended
Varies Dunkirk-Fredonia American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship
Originally established in 1992 through the generosity of the Dunkirk-Fredonia American Association of University Women branch. The scholarship will...
Originally established in 1992 through the generosity of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dyson Foundation Scholarship in Nursing
To be awarded to undergraduate or graduate nursing students with financial need residing and working in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam...
To be awarded to undergraduate or graduate nursing students with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies E. Lester Levine Scholarship
Established in memory of Mentor E. Lester Levine, primarily by his brother Maurice Edwards, this scholarship is available to undergraduate students...
Established in memory of Mentor E. Lester Levine, primarily by his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500 Edwin and Ruth '74 Decker Scholarship
Established by alumna Ruth Decker ’74, this scholarship is available to undergraduate students with preference for a female student living on Long...
Established by alumna Ruth Decker ’74, this scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
Varies Empire State College Scholarship
Established through private contributions to the college, this scholarship provides aid to undergraduate or graduate students with financial need.
Established through private contributions to the college, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,200 F. Stewart and Marion E. McCaw Scholarship
Established by James and Darlene Keane in memory of Darlene’s parents F. Stewart and Marion E. McCaw, this scholarship is awarded to a student...
Established by James and Darlene Keane in memory of Darlene’s parents F....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,200
Ended
Varies Foner Fellowship in Work, Culture and Social Change
Established in honor of Moe Foner, founder and director of the Bread and Roses Cultural Project of the National Hospital Workers Union, this...
Established in honor of Moe Foner, founder and director of the Bread and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fred and Floy Willmott Foundation Scholarship in Nursing
The Willmott Scholarship is awarded to nursing students residing in Rochester. Award will be made to the same student for three years, as long as...
The Willmott Scholarship is awarded to nursing students residing in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fullard/Mills Scholarship for African-American Women
Established by longtime faculty mentor David Fullard in honor of his mother, aunt and grandmother, the Fullard/Mills Scholarship is available to...
Established by longtime faculty mentor David Fullard in honor of his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Genesee Valley Minority Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing in the Genesee Valley region who are identified as belonging to an...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Genesee Valley Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing in the Genesee Valley region.
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Herz Scholarship
The Herz Scholarship will be awarded to a single mother residing in the Niagara Frontier region.
The Herz Scholarship will be awarded to a single mother residing in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hilda and Charles Wolff Scholarship
Established in honor of Hilda and Charles Wolff through the generosity of their daughter, Linda Weiss ’83. This scholarship is available to...
Established in honor of Hilda and Charles Wolff through the generosity...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Hohenhaus Family Nursing Scholarship
Established in 2007 by Susan Hohenhaus, an Empire State College alumna who received her Bachelor’s degree in 2003 and her Master’s degree in 2005....
Established in 2007 by Susan Hohenhaus, an Empire State College alumna...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies James W. Hall Scholarship
Established in honor of the first president of Empire State College, James W. Hall, this scholarship is available to undergraduate students in...
Established in honor of the first president of Empire State College,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jane Shipton Scholarship
Established in memory of Mentor Jane Shipton, this scholarship is available to undergraduate students residing on Long Island with preference given...
Established in memory of Mentor Jane Shipton, this scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,000 Janet Wood McGregor Scholarship
Established in 2008 by Janet Wood McGregor, an Empire State College alumna who received her associate degree in 1979 and her bachelor’s degree in...
Established in 2008 by Janet Wood McGregor, an Empire State College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 Janice A. Pastizzo '98, '00, '04 and Angelo C. Pastizzo Scholarship
Established by alumna Janice Pastizzo and her husband Angelo, this scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students from the...
Established by alumna Janice Pastizzo and her husband Angelo, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Jeanne Brockmann Scholarship
Established in honor of one of the founding members of the Alumni Student Federation Board of Governors, Jeanne Brockmann, the scholarship is...
Established in honor of one of the founding members of the Alumni...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,100 Jesse Eisenberg Veterans Fund
The scholarship will be awarded with a preference for students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Veterans Services program, on the basis of...
The scholarship will be awarded with a preference for students enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,100
Ended
$2,500 Jewish Foundation for Education of Women Scholarship
The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW) is a New York City-based, nonsectarian organization helping women with financial need meet...
The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW) is a New York...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
Varies Joseph L. Mancino '80 Family Scholarship
Established by alumnus Joseph L. Mancino ’80 and his wife Laurel Anne, this scholarship is available to undergraduate students with significant...
Established by alumnus Joseph L. Mancino ’80 and his wife Laurel Anne,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joyce E. Elliott Pride Scholarship
For undergraduates in the liberal arts and sciences – preference for students who self-identify as LGBTQ.Established in 2014 through the generosity...
For undergraduates in the liberal arts and sciences – preference for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Established by the Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation, this scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in professional nursing....
Established by the Julia O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation, this...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Karen West '95 Incentive Awards
Established by alumna Karen West ’95, this scholarship is available to female students from Chautauqua County with preference given to an employed,...
Established by alumna Karen West ’95, this scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Keep-Mills "Closing the Gap" Scholarship
Established in honor of Barbara Keep and Wilson Mills through the generosity of their son, Stephen Keep Mills ’89. The Keep-Mills “Closing the...
Established in honor of Barbara Keep and Wilson Mills through the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Keith and Laura Martin Scholarship
Available to undergraduate students pursuing studies in visual, literary, performing arts or other kindred disciplines. Preference is given to...
Available to undergraduate students pursuing studies in visual,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Latino Heritage Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate Hispanic/Latino students, with first preference for students residing in the Metropolitan New York area. Recipients can be...
Awarded to undergraduate Hispanic/Latino students, with first preference...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Louis Levine Scholarship
The Louis Levine Scholarship is available to undergraduate students enrolled at The Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies pursuing a...
The Louis Levine Scholarship is available to undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended