Scholarships and Awards

Contact Information

Financial Aid

Phone: 315.684.6289
Fax: 315.684.6628
Email: finaid@morrisville.edu

School Codes

Federal: 002859
TAP (Associate Degree): 3030
TAP (Bachelor Degree): 6030

View the foundation Scholarship Application

By filling out the application, you will be considered for all scholarships listed unless otherwise noted. This process will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Freshman & Transfer Scholarships

All incoming applications are evaluated for academic strength, and Mustang Merit Scholarships are offered to students based on the merits of past academic performance and, for incoming freshman, standardized test scores. To maximize scholarship opportunity, early applications are encouraged. Scholarship amounts are subject to change based on fund availability. To guarantee the awarded amount, students must comply with response requirements as outlined in the award and/or acceptance letters. Unless otherwise noted these scholarships do not cover the cost of college tuition and will be applied to non-tuition related expenses up to total cost of attendance.

Mustang Merit Based Awards

All incoming applications are evaluated for academic strength, and Mustang Merit Scholarships are offered to students based on the merits of past academic performance and, for incoming freshman, standardized test scores.  To maximize scholarship opportunity, early applications are encouraged.  Scholarship amounts are subject to change based on fund availability.  To guarantee the awarded amount, students must comply with response requirements as outlined in the award and /or acceptance letters.  Unless otherwise noted these scholarships do not cover the cost of college tuition and will be applied to non-tuition related expenses up to total cost of attendance.

Academic Awards

Academic Awards are awarded to new and incoming students who have shown high academic achievement throughout high school. Students are awarded Academic Awards based on cumulative high school GPA, SAT/ACT scores, state exams and extracurricular activities. All completed applications for admission to the College are evaluated for academic strength, and awards are offered on a first-come, first served basis. It is important to note that qualified applicants typically exceed available merit awards so early application is encouraged. Upon award offering, a student offered a scholarship for the Fall term prior to April 30 must accept the terms of the scholarship offer by May 1, or within 30 days if the offer is received after April 1. For students offered a scholarship award prior to October 1 for Spring enrollment, the deadline for acceptance is November 1, or within 30 days if offered after October 1.

Three levels of Academic Awards are available:

  • Trustees Award: Our highest award, Trustee Award recipients receive $8,000 per year for a maximum of four years. The student must be enrolled full time, reside on-campus, and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Presidential Award: Award recipients receive $4,000 a year for a maximum of four years. The student must be enrolled full time and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Deans Award: Award recipients receive $2,500 a year for a maximum of four years. The student must be enrolled full time and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher. 
  • Mustang Award: Award recipients receive $1,000 a year for a maximum of four years.  The student must be enrolled full time and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Applicants are reviewed for Academic Scholarships on receipt of their application for admission.

For more information, please call the Admissions Office at 315-684-6046 or email admissions@morrisville.edu.

Empire State Minority Honors Award

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

Students with a record of high academic achievement who are from underrepresented minority groups are eligible for this award funded jointly by the State University Central Office and the campus. Application is limited to New York residents enrolled in degree programs who are members of historically under-represented minorities (African American, Native American, Hispanic American, or Alaskan American).

Interstate Scholar's Program (Freshmen)

Eligible Students: Incoming Freshmen from Other States – Enrolled in Baccalaureate Degree Programs*

The Interstate Scholars Program awards up to ten deserving out-of-state students the opportunity to reduce their tuition costs. This merit based award provides the successful recipient $3,000 per year toward tuition and fees for a maximum of four years. All completed out-of-state applications to the College are evaluated on academic strength based on high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores.  All awards are offered on a first-come, first served basis. It is important to note that qualified applicants typically exceed available merit awards so early application is encouraged. Students must be enrolled full time and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

*For a student entering a 2+2 program (associates degree is required for entrance to the bachelor’s degree program), the award will be made available during the second two years of study as all SUNY Morrisville Associate Degree programs boast a significantly reduced rate of tuition for our out-of-state students. This year our non-resident student associate degree program tuition rate is reduced by approximately $4,500 when compared with non-resident tuition costs for our baccalaureate programs.

For more information, please call the Admissions Office at 315-684-6046 or email admissions@morrisville.edu.

SUNY Morrisville Leadership Awards (4H, FFA, FBLA, Skills USA, Boys or Girls State, Boys or Girls Scouts, or NYS Dairy Princess)

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students 
High School Active Member of 4H, FFA, FBLA, Skills USA, 
Boy’s or Girl’s State, Boys or Girls Scouts, or NYS Dairy Princess

A student participant in chapter activities and member in one of the above NYS and national organization is eligible for $250 per semester. A GPA minimum 
of 3.0 is required to maintain the scholarship and is renewable each semester 
of attendance. The total value of the scholarship award for associates degree 
candidate is a maximum of $1,000 and for a baccalaureate degree candidate the maximum award is $2,000.

State or National Officer

Students who serve as a Line Officer or District President either prior to attending SUNY Morrisville or while enrolled are eligible for the active member $250 per semester award and an additional $1,000 per semester scholarship. Students who have achieved either Eagle Scout or Gold Star status in Girl/Boy Scouts are also eligible for this award.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to maintain eligibility. The total award at the associates degree level cannot exceed $5,000 and cannot exceed $10,000 at the baccalaureate level.

SUNY Morrisville Transfer Scholarship (Transfer)

Eligible Students: New Transfer Students

Transfer students who have graduated with an associate’s degree and are enrolling at SUNY Morrisville for a bachelor degree program, may be eligible to receive up to $3,000 per year for two years of study at SUNY Morrisville. Award recipients need to maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher while enrolled at SUNY Morrisville to maintain eligibility. All transfer applications will be evaluated on academic strength, and students who are active members of Phi Theta Kappa will be given preference.

Scholarships by School & Program

Foundation scholarships are available for freshmen, transfer, and upper classmen, depending on the scholarship criteria. Eligible candidates may apply for more than one scholarship using the same application. Supplemental materials may be required to meet specific award criteria as noted in the description. Foundation scholarships are organized by academic school and program. Unless otherwise noted these scholarships do not cover the cost of college tuition and will be applied to non-tuition related expenses up to total cost of attendance.

Foundation Scholarships

Please provide supplemental materials with your application only if required to meet specific award criteria as noted in the description.  Eligible candidates may apply for more than one scholarship using the same application.  (Please note, those listed with an * require a separate application - included online.)

The deadline to apply for most Foundation Scholarships is February 1 unless otherwise noted. Successful candidates will be notified March 1 prior to the start of the academic year unless a different award process is specifically indicated.

All submissions are reviewed by the SUNY Morrisville Scholarship Committee. In the event that no qualified applications are received, the SUNY Morrisville Scholarship Committee reserves the right to select a student who meets award eligibility requirements.

For more information on any of the following awards or scholarships, please contact the Admissions Office at 315.684.6046 (Email: admissions@morrisville.edu) or the Office of Institutional Advancement at 315.684.6020.

Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

The Alumni Legacy Awards program recognizes students whose parent(s), guardian(s), or grandparent(s) are alumni of SUNY Morrisville. Applications for Alumni Legacy Awards are available online. Awards are given for the fall semester only and may be applied for each year.

Children of Employee Awards

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This annual award is given to students who are attending SUNY Morrisville full time (at least 12 credit hours), whose mother or father are currently employed by SUNY Morrisville. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA to maintain eligibility.

Dennis F. Kelly '67 and Carole A. Kelly Scholarship

Eligibile Students:  New and Continuing

This scholarship is available to all students full-time who have a GPA of 3.0 (or high school equivalent) or higher who shows financial need.

Dona Cruz Pena Memorial Fund

Eligible:  New and continuing students.

This award is based on financial need. Academic merit is considered when awarding.  

Dr. Henry Washington Award

Eligible Students: New Students

This award is in memory of Billy Harper, former director of the Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC).

Students will be nominated for the award by a committee comprised of staff from the Syracuse EOC and the College’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). Eligible nominees will be members of a minority group who have been enrolled at the EOC who are going to attend SUNY Morrisville. In the absence of an EOC student attending Morrisville, current EOP students will be eligible. The award recognizes the achievements of Dr. Henry Washington, one of Syracuse’s first black physicians and an active member of several community organizations.

Floyd L. Beebe Memorial Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

The Floyd L. Beebe award was created by Professor Robert Beebe in memory of his father.

This award recognizes a full-time continuing student at the Morrisville campus who meet the following criteria: Academic merit – must have a 3.25 or higher cumulative GPA, show financial need, goes above and beyond, and must be enrolled in one of the following degree programs: Accounting; Agricultural Business; Agricultural Business Development; Agriculture Engineering; Agricultural Science; Automotive Technology; Automotive Technology Management; Business Administration; Computer Information Systems; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation; Food Service Administration; Information Technology-App Software Dev; Information Technology –Electronic Mkting & Pub; Information Technology – End-User Support; Information Technology– Management; Information Technology – Network Administration; Information Technology – Web Development; Medical Office Administration; Office Administration: Management; Residential Construction; Restaurant Management; Technology Management; Teacher Education (Transfer); Wood Products Technology.

Glenn Tucker Award *

Eligible Students:  New and Continuing

This award is to provide financial assistance to full-time students studying at the Morrisville Campus in any program.  A 2.5 GPA (or high school equivalent) is required and must show financial need.

 

Greater Norwich Foundation Scholarships

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

Established in 1965, The Greater Norwich Foundation has been contributing funds to the Morrisville College Foundation for scholarships which are to be awarded to students from Norwich enrolled at SUNY Morrisville (both Morrisville and Norwich campus) who have demonstrated excellence in academic performance.

John “Doc” Humphrey Scholarship *

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student attending SUNY Morrisville at the Morrisville campus. The applicant may not be a member or relative of the Alpha Delta Mu Fraternity. A personal essay is required with the application answering the following question: How has music affected or been part of your life? A high school transcript for incoming freshmen, a college transcript for existing college students, is required with the application. Applications are available online and at the Office of Institutional Advancement, Whipple Administration Bldg 103. The deadline to apply is September 1 of each year. A presentation of this award to the recipient is made by the ADM group during Mustang 
Weekend.

 

KDS/Taze Huntley Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

Good citizenship, academic merit, campus involvement and good character are criteria for selecting winners of this scholarship, named for the popular former faculty member.

Kenneth R. Spratt Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This scholarship provides one merit award per year to a student from the Central New York area who meets the financial assistance requirements. The award will cover the traditional academic year and will be utilized for academic pursuits in the form of tuition, fees, and/or books.

KeyBank Community Scholarship Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is open to all students who are a permanent resident of New York State, have a minimum of 2.5 GPA, may be enrolled full or part time, be in good standing with the school, and have a history of community involvement.

Students cannot be a member of household of a director, officer or employee of KeyCorp or any of its affiliates for the past five years, or be an employee or family member of SUNY Morrisville prior to the application.

Kurt C. and Lauretta K. Blixt Scholarship

Eligible Students:  New and Continuing Students

This scholarship was created by the family of Kurt and Lauretta Blixt (Kurt, a former professor of SUNY Morrisville). This scholarship is available to any student attending the Morrisville campus showing financial need.

Oneida Savings Bank Charitable Foundation - Hardship Fund

Eligible Students:  New and Continuing Students

This fund is to assist students financially who reside in Madison County and who are experiencing a hardship - making it so they can continue to attend college.  A personal essay is required describing your hardship and how the funds will help your situation.  (The hardship must be verified by a professor or advisor.)

Otis Thompson Foundation

Eligible Students:  New and Continuing

This scholarship is designed for student financial aid benefiting students attending from Chenango, Otsego or Delaware Counties.

P. Daniel Stevens Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This fund was established in 1994 by the Canterbury Riding Club and Pony Pals, two 4-H clubs from Onondaga County, with the proceeds earned from the jointly sponsored Central New York Junior/Amateur Horse Show. The scholarship is named in memory of one of the original show coordinators.

This scholarship is presented to a student from the Central New York area who has previous 4-H experience and is enrolled in Natural Sciences, Agricultural, or Nursing programs.

Paul Petreikis Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This fund was established by the estate of Paul Petreikis and will be awarded to up to three students who meet the financial assistance requirements and academic GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Raymond L. Banks Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is available to a returning SUNY Morrisville student (in any academic program) continuing their education in a four-year program at SUNY Morrisville. The award is based on merit (including a GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated financial need, and a combination of leadership and community service. Funds are awarded for the following academic year.

Richard L. & Marian P. Cook Foundation (Freshmen)

Eligible Students: New Students

This award goes to a Norwich High School graduate attending SUNY Morrisville with a preference given to those who are entering in the field of environmental or ecological studies.  This scholarship is based upon character, academic qualifications, potential, background, and promise of applicant. Need may also be considered. 

Ruth Owens Gregory Clark '60 Award

Eligible Students: Continuing

This award will be presented annually to a SUNY Morrisville student who is enrolled in medical office administration, health related studies, or nursing curriculum who plans to continue in this curriculum at SUNY Morrisville.

Awards will be given to a student who has financial need and is a non-traditional student.  Preference will be given to a female student with dependent children.  

Student Hardship Fund *

Eligible: Continuing Students

This limited fund is to assist financially as many students as possible who have a sudden hardship - making it so they can continue to attend college.  A personal essay is required describing your hardship and how the funds from this fund will help your situation. (The hardship must be verified by a professor or advisor.)

 

Technology Services - Thomas A. Burt Memorial Award *

Eligible Students: New Students

Technology Services is pleased to announce that we will be awarding a new Lenovo ThinkPad laptop (with standard software package) to an incoming freshman in any required laptop major. Qualified applicants must have a cumulative high school average of 85 or higher. 

Applications can be printed and should be filled in completely. Students must also submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or work supervisor. All completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 1st.

All applications must be filled out by the student, including the signature and date. Incomplete applications and applications deemed not filled out by the student will not be accepted. There will be no exceptions.

The award committee will review applications, make a final decision, and notify the winner by March 1st. The laptop will be awarded during Welcome Days Laptop Distribution.

To keep the scholarship the student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and remain in “Good Standing.”

 

Whipple Scholarships

Eligible Students:  New

Eligibility for a  Whipple Scholarship is based on cumulative grade point average, SAT, or ACT scores and extracurricular activities.  Students must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher to maintain this award.  The student must live on campus.

School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Art and Holly Hicks Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This annual award was established by the SUNY Morrisville Florida Alumni Chapter to a non-traditional Horticulture or Dietetics student who shows academic achievement, citizenship, and campus involvement.

Big Apple Deli/Equine Repro Award

Eligible Students: Students in their senior year during internship

This scholarship recognizes students enrolled in their senior year of the Equine Science BT program at SUNY Morrisville (during their internship).

Bridget Kate Publicover Scholarship *

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is awarded to a student in their sophomore or junior year, majoring in equine with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The successful candidate should be involved in extra-curricular activities or clubs, and submit an essay describing why he/she has decided to pursue a career with horses.

 

Canterbury Stables Equine Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is awarded to a student entering their third or fourth year  in a SUNY Morrisville baccalaureate of technology degree in equine - any discipline. Priority will be given to those who can articulate the importance of horse management and care.

This scholarship is related to Equine Science and Management A.A.S.

Milton/Caterpillar Excellence Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

Since 1998, both Caterpillar Inc. and Milton contributed to a scholarship fund which is given to three freshmen and two seniors. These scholarships provide merit awards to students in the Agriculture Engineering or Diesel Technology program who meet educational and financial assistance requirements. For further information contact the Admissions Office, 315-684-6046. The application deadline is June 15 for first-year students and October 1 for second-year students.

Central New York Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society Scholarship *

Eligible Students Continuing Students

All individuals who are enrolled in the two-year diesel technology program as full-time students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. A combination of financial need and a minimum GPA of 2.5 are required. The student and a guest are invited to attend the Chapter’s Annual Dinner in January.

 

Crane Agricultural Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is intended to encourage and reward academic achievement in selected fields of study in the School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business & Entrepreneurship.

This scholarship is available to returning full-time students in an associate degree program with academic majors in Agricultural Engineering, Animal Science - Dairy, Agricultural Science, or Agricultural Business. The award is based on maintaining a 3.0 grade point average, extracurricular activities, financial need and interest in the agricultural field.

Dave Crowley Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: New Students

Awarded annually by the Morrisvilly Dairy program and the Crowley family to an incoming freshman who meets two of the following criteria:  has been accepted into the dairy program; is a graduate of Red Jacket High School (part of the Manchester-Shortsville School District), and/or who is a resident of Ontario County involved in the 4-H program.  If no candidate meets those requirements, the student can be a freshman accepted into the Information Technology program in addition to meeting the other criteria.

Elizabeth Bohling Horticulture Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing

This award is presented to a full-time returning student studying in the horticulture program; floral design, AAS. Academic merit and community service is considered.

This scholarship is related to Horticulture A.A.S.

Emily Eckstrom Memorial Fund

Eligible Students:  New

This award is given to an incoming freshman in the equine program, equine rehabilitation.

This scholarship is related to Equine Science B.Tech.

H.C. Hemingway & Co. Scholarship 

Eligible Students: New Students

The H.C. Hemingway & Co. Scholarship is in memory of the Hemingway family, who were prominent food processors instrumental in establishing the food processing curriculum at SUNY Morrisville. Four generations of Hemingways carried on the family business and the family name has long been revered in the industry not only in New York State but nationwide.

The scholarship is made in the fall to an incoming freshman residential student. Criteria for the award include enrollment in Agricultural Business or Agricultural Science, a high school grade point average in the higher percentile with a high SAT score, and involvement in the community. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required to maintain eligibility.

I.L. Richer Scholarship 

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This scholarship provides one merit award per year to a student enrolled in an agricultural program who meets financial assistance requirements. The award will cover the traditional academic year and be utilized for academic pursuits in the form of tuition, fees and/or books.

Jeffrey Dale Beach Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This award is given to a student entering his or her senior year who has the highest GPA in the Natural Resource Conservation Program.

John Alden Haight Memorial Scholarship for Horticulture

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

Based on faculty recommendation, the John Alden Haight Scholarship is presented to a second-year student who has contributed significantly to the Horticulture Department and has a minimum GPA of 2.75.  No application is necessary.

Kenneth Spafford Willey, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is awarded annually to one SUNY Morrisville student who is pursuing a degree in a Natural Resource Conservation/Wildlife Management or related environmental science area of study. Selection criteria include merit, progress toward a degree, good character, campus citizenship and campus involvement.

Laura Janson Scholarship

Eligible Students:  Continuing Students

The Laura Janson Scholarship recognizes a full-time student enrolled in their second year or higher, in an animal-science related degree at SUNY Morrisville, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A short essay is required describing how your love for other people is affected by your love of animals, along with your experiences in caring for the animals’ needs (from daily barn duties to the extra care/effort you have given to animals).

Merton Evans Scholarship

Eligible Students: New Students

This scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman agricultural student who shows promise to excel and succeed at college level work, demonstrates financial need, and maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0. The Evans family requests that the successful recipient communicate with them over the course of their SUNY Morrisville educational experience.

Nancy Sears Stowell Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship honors the woman who started the equine program at Morrisville in the late 1960s. It is presented annually to a senior student who has exhibited great interest, dedication, ability and desire to pursue a career in equine studies.

Richard Bartlett Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship recognizes a deserving student who has completed their freshman year in Equine Science. GPA is not considered for eligibility.

Tracey Road Equipment Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This award will be given annually to a freshman SUNY Morrisville student who is enrolled in the diesel technology curriculum and who plans to continue in this curriculum at SUNY Morrisville.  Awards will be given to a student who has demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to a student who maintains a 2.5 GPA or higher.

William L. Carr Scholarship *

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, second year student studying either Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Mechanics, Agricultural Science, or Diesel Technology. This award is based on a minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need. The application is available online or at the Institutional Advancement Office, 315.684.6020. The deadline is September 1 of each year.

 

School of Business and Hospitality

Accounting Excellence Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing Part-time Students

This annual award will be given to a part-time student pursuing a career in accounting.  The applicant must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Bert Hundredmark Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship was created in memory of Bert Hundredmark who passed away after 41 years of service to the college as Assistant Professor, Food Service Administration. This award is available to Hospitality Technology major students and will be chosen by the faculty of that program.

Cheryl Bowie Church Award

Eligible Students:  Freshmen

This award will be given to an incoming full-time freshman graduating from Morrisville Eaton Central School.  A high school average of 85 or above is required.   Financial need does not need to be considered. Preference is given to a student entering the School of Business & Hospitality. 

Class of 1916 Rosebrooks Scholarship Fund

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This fund was started by Mrs. Lounette Curnalia Rosebrooks on behalf of herself and her graduating class of 1916. This award is given annually to a student in Institutional Food Management, Restaurant Management, or Food Service Administration.

James R. Owen '63 Business Scholarship

Eligible Students:  New

This scholarship recognizes a returning student who is a full-time student in a business or accounting program with a 3.0GPA and shows financial need.

Laura Symonds Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is awarded to SUNY Morrisville food service students pursuing a career in the food service industry or a related field.

Marilyn and Larry Baker Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship recognizes a returning student who has completed a minimum of one semester of study in a business curriculum and has a GPA of 2.75 or higher. Priority will be given to students enrolled in the Information Technology Program.

Matt Morgan/NYS Hotel Motel Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship, named for a former college council member who endowed the fund, is awarded to a hospitality technology student based on faculty recommendation.

Nancy Ambrose Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is named for a former Morrisville College Foundation board member and provides one merit award per year to a second-year accounting student who meets the financial assistance requirements, has completed one year at SUNY Morrisville and holds a grade point average of 2.5.

This scholarship is related to Accounting A.A.S.

Beverly and David McKay/Office Technology Award *

Eligible Students Continuing Students

This award is funded by a former Office Technology professor and department chairperson and her husband. Applicants must be full-time Office Technology students with at least one full semester remaining at SUNY Morrisville, hold a GPA of 2.75, and demonstrate their written communication skills.

 

R. Bruce Wise Memorial Scholarship 

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

Named for the longtime accounting professor at Morrisville, this award recognizes the achievement of a student in the accounting program. The winner must have completed their first year at Morrisville and be registered for the second year, must show scholarly ability and acceptable levels of maturity, and must not have received any other award from the Morrisville College Foundation.

Thomas V. Ciarrocchi Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

Given by this member of the Class of 1947, this scholarship rewards a student for academic achievement, good moral character, leadership, and interest in a food service vocation. A faculty committee chooses the annual recipient.

School of Liberal Arts

Arthur W. & Doris J. Roberts Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship recognizes a returning full or part-time student who has completed a minimum of one semester of study in a School of Liberal Arts curriculum.

Phyllis E. Lambert Scholarship *

Eligible Students:  Continuing

The Phyllis E. Lambert Scholarship will be given annually to a full or part-time student who has completed at least one semester of higher education in the Journalism AA program.  A 3.0 GPA is required.  A minimum audited cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to receive the spring portion of the award.  In addition to the application, an essay (500 words or more) is required describing "Why I Write."

This scholarship is related to Journalism & Communication for Online Media B.S., Journalism Studies A.A.

 

School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Automotive Faculty Award

Eligible Students:  Returning

This award is given to a student (in any automotive program) annually by the automotive faculty and is based on academic achievement and good character. This award is in honor of Professor Emeritus Roger W. Powers and Professor Emeritus William L. Burt.

Carolyn A. Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is available to a full or part-time student who has a minimum of 30 credit hours or more at SUNY Morrisville with a major in the School of Science, Technology and Health Studies holding at least a 2.5 GPA, who is currently studying sciences (particularly biology and/or chemistry) who demonstrates outstanding personal character both in and out of the classroom. Students may apply by writing a letter of application describing how they meet the above criteria, or written nominations may also be made by faculty members.

Chesebro Ponds Unilever NURSING Scholarship

Eligible Students:  Continuing Students

This scholarship is available to students enrolled in the nursing program at Morrisville. Candidate must be in good academic standing and show financial need; preference is given to a student from the Oriskany Falls area.

Crawford Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is given annually to an outstanding returning student majoring in programs offered by the School of Science, Technology, and Health Studies which include the traditional sciences:  Liberal Arts - Biology; Health Related Studies; Sports Nutrition and Fitness Management; and Human Performance and Health Promotion.  Selection for the scholarship is based on academic performance. The award amount varies and is selected by faculty committee.

David Vockins Memorial Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is presented to an incoming or upper class Morrisville College student who intends to pursue a degree in an automotive technology program. The award is in memory of David Vockins, a 1967 graduate of the automotive program. The parameters for selection include merit, progress toward graduation, good character, campus citizenship and campus involvement.

Diana Wallace Award Fund

This award is in memory of a 1973 graduate of the nursing program. Preference is given to incoming nursing students who are graduates of Charles W. Baker High School in Baldwinsville; if no Baker alumni apply, other Onondaga County high school graduates are eligible. Other criteria include merit, good character and solid high school academic standing. 

Distinguished Nursing Student Award

Eligible Students: Graduating Students

This annual award (amount varies) is given to a graduating senior enrolled in the nursing curriculum. Criteria for selection include professional attributes and leadership abilities as well as commitment to lifelong learning. Selection will be made by nursing faculty.

Douglas Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

Funded by former Professors Nancy and Henry Douglas, this scholarship is given annually to a senior in Mechanical Engineering Technology who shows academic excellence. Preference is given to those who complete two semesters of physics and plan to continue their education at a baccalaureate level. Good character, campus citizenship, and campus and community involvement will also be considered in the selection process.

Edward R. Polczynski Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing

This award will be selected by faculty in the spring and given to a student in the automotive, wood tech, or agriculture program who has a 3.0 GPA or above and who is returning for the following fall semester.

This scholarship is related to Agricultural Science A.A.S., Automotive Technology A.A.S., Wood Products Technology A.A.S.

Elizabeth Hill Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This award is presented to a returning nursing student who is a single parent pursuing a degree in the health professions with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Food Science and Technology Award

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This fund is intended to encourage students to enroll in, or to assist students already enrolled in, one of the programs of study within the traditional sciences (biology and chemistry) with their educational expenses. The award recognizes academic achievement, financial need, interest in a career in the food processing industry, and county of residence (preference given to Madison and Monroe county residents). Returning seniors and incoming freshmen are eligible for the award.

Ford ASSET Scholarship Award

Eligible students:  Continuing

Ford Motor Company established the Ford ASSET Scholarship for the advancement of student development in the field of automotive technology at SUNY Morrisville.

Students who will be selected for this award must demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to education.  Students must be enrolled full time in the Ford ASSET program, have completed their first semester at SUNY Morrisville, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be sponsored as an ASSET intern by a Ford or Lincoln dewaler, must be recommended by the ASSET instructor at SUNY Morrisville, and be able to be employed in the United States.

This scholarship is related to Automotive Technology (Ford ASSET Option) A.A.S.

Galbreath Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is given annually to a student entering their senior year in the School of Science and Technology. The award is in honor of Malcolm B. Galbreath, the third president of SUNY Morrisville. Under his leadership, the Engineering Departments were started and were later incorporated into the School of Science, Technology and Health Studies. Preference is given to a student enrolled in the traditional engineering or sciences area who plans to continue his or her education at a baccalaureate level.

George Cuney Memorial Award

Eligible Students:  Returning

This scholarship is given annually to a student entering their second year enrolled in the automotive program. The award is in memory of the late Professor George Cuney. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 is required. Characteristics that emulate Professor George Cuney (good character, campus citizenship, campus and community involvement) will be taken into consideration.

Homer and Ilda Abbott Nursing Scholarship

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This scholarship is available to returning full-time students in the Nursing program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher showing a financial need. Applicants are to be from a rural town or village and be dedicated to nursing and health related activities.

Howard W. Bohling, Jr. Auto Tech Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing

This award is given in memory of Howard. W. Bohling, Jr., owner and operator of Bohling's Auto Service for over 50 years.   

This award will be presented to a student in a general AAS, two-year automotive program, returning for his/her second year, with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and not in the Ford ASSET program. The student selected will exhibit a strong work ethic, commitment to the industry and shows integrity in their daily work.

Loverme Information Technology Advancement Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing

This award will be given annually to a returning full-time student in the Computer Information Technology program based on academic merit.  A 3.0 GPA is required to receive the spring portion of the award.

This scholarship is related to Computer Information Systems A.A.S., Information Technology Management B.B.A., Information Technology: Application Software Development B.Tech., Information Technology: Electronic Marketing and Publishing B.Tech., Information Technology: End-User Support B.Tech., Information Technology: Network Administration B.Tech., Information Technology: Web Development B.Tech.

Madge Snyder Biology Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

One merit award is given annually to a returning student in good academic standing who is majoring in one of the following: Biology, Health-Related Studies, Sports Nutrition and Fitness Management or Human Performance and Health Promotion. Evidence of good character and solid citizenship is also recognized by this award and is selected by a faculty committee.

Mary E. Jenks Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This award is named for the 1971 graduate of SUNY Morrisville who, as an adult student, despite having a vision impairment, built a rewarding career in the health care field. The award is given annually to a student who has completed the two-year program at SUNY Morrisville, has overcome hardships to realize the goal of the nursing degree, and has demonstrated outstanding attitude and achievement in the program.

New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc.

The NYS Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. sponsors two scholarship annually in honor of Florence W. Hudson and the Chenango County Home Bureau in the departments of Nursing, Dietetics, Massage Therapy, and Health Related Studies. Contact the School of Science, Technology and Health Studies at 315-684-6079 for more information.

Robert A. Capparelli Memorial Award

Eligible Students: New Students

This annual scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Madison-Oneida BOCES who plans to enter a program in Computer Information Systems at Morrisville. Recipients must show successful completion of their high school program, demonstrate good character and citizenship, and be actively involved in their school. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to maintain eligibility.

Roger W. Follett Foundation Nursing Scholarships

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

Founded in 1995, the Roger W. Follett Foundation has been contributing funds to the Morrisville College Foundation for scholarships which are to be awarded to students from Chenango County who are enrolled in the nursing program at SUNY Morrisville (both Morrisville and Norwich campus).

Ryan Allan Dearnaley Memorial Award

Eligible Students:  New

This award is in memory of a former student who had a sincere passion for life, incredible work ethic and great attitude.  Ryan was tragically killed while helping someone in need. 

This award will be given to an automotive mechanic specialty freshman with a strong academic background showing financial need.

School of Science & Technology Faculty Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing

This award is given to a second-year graduating senior in the School of Science, Technology, and Health Studies for the following academic year. 

Terri M. Spiegel, RN, MS Scholarship *

Eligible Students:  Continuing

Terri M. Spiegel, RN, MS Scholarship will be given to a full-time student in the second year of the nursing program.  Applications will be reviewed by a committee (recommendations will come from the nursing faculty based on criteria).  The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive the second semester funding.  This scholarship is to be applied for annually.

This scholarship is related to Nursing A.A.S.

 

Tony Patane Award

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This is awarded annually to a returning African-American or Latino student enrolled in the Engineering Technolog y curriculum. Eligible students are identified by the Dean’s Office and recommended for a personal interview The award is given during the spring semester.

W.J. Cox Memorial Scholarship *

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

The W.J. Cox Memorial Fund awards academic scholarships of varying amounts to students enrolled in Wood Technolog y majors. While all wood technology students are encouraged to apply, preference is given to students whose parents or guardians participate in some type of coverage through W.J. Cox A ssociates, Inc. or New York Lumbermen’s Insurance Trust Fund. Applications are available online or at the Office of Institutional Advancement, Brooks Hall, 315.684.6020.

 

Norwich Campus

Adelbert L. “Del” Button Scholarship

Eligible Students: New Students and Continuing Students

This scholarship was established to provide opportunities for area high school or home schooled students to accelerate their education by taking college classes at SUNY Morrisville, to take courses not available at their high school and to enable students to build a college transcript and accumulate credit towards a college degree. 

Qualified students may take either day or evening classes at SUNY Morrisville's Norwich Campus/Roger Follett Hall. This scholarship provides 50% tuition (one half of tuition cost) for up to 4 credits per semester or term.

Gail Fish Memorial Award

Eligible Students:  Continuing Students

This award recognizes a Norwich Campus student enrolled in their second year of nursing, with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.  The student must show academic merit, interest and work experience in their field.

Polly Hoag Memorial Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

This MCF scholarship, established through the bequest of former student Polly Hoag, provides one award per year to a non-traditional student who best exemplifies the values and pursuit of lifelong learning attending the Norwich Campus.  The student must maintain a 2.0 GPA.

R.C. Smith Foundation Award 

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

This award is available to non-traditional students, part-time or full-time, with a GPA of at least 2.0, studying either nursing, or business administration, or accounting, at SUNY Morrisville's Norwich Campus; applications are available at the administration office in Roger Follett Hall and must be completed with a 750 word essay (approximately) answering the following question: As a non-traditional student, what impact would a financial award from The R.C. Smith Foundation have on your ability to pursue an SUNY Morrisville degree? Priority will go to 1) Chenango County residents or graduates of Chenango County schools. Funding may be used for tuition, fees, books, uniforms, or child care; 2) students demonstrating a financial need. Winners will be invited to lunch to meet the trustees of the R.C. Smith Foundation.

Raymond Foundation Scholarship

Eligible Students: New 

This  annual MCF scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen whose high school grades place them among the top 5% of the incoming freshmen class at the Norwich Campus. To be eligible, students must have graduated from a Chenango County High School and be enrolled full time in a degree program at the Norwich Campus. A 3.0 grade point average (GPA) and satisfactory academic progress are required to maintain the scholarship for the second semester. The award will cover the traditional academic year and be utilized for academic pursuits in the form of tuition, fees and/or books.

MAC Scholarships

These scholarships are reviewed and awarded by the Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation Unless otherwise noted these scholarships do not cover the cost of college tuition and will be applied to non-tuition related expenses up to total cost of attendance.

Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation Awards

Austin Sawyer Scholarship

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

A scholarship to SUNY Morrisville will be awarded to an entering freshman or current student that is the child, stepchild or spouse of a full or part-time Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation (MAC) employee (excluded temporary, college and high school part-time students). The criteria used in awarding the scholarship will be high school rank in class, a recommendation from the high school principal, teacher or advisor and a personal interview with representatives of the Board of Directors. Optionally, standardized test scores (SAT/ACT) may be used as a tiebreaker. The scholarship will be awarded for one year with one half the amounts distributed each semester. The scholarship will be renewed once, providing the student has maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.0 while enrolled for a minimum of twelve (12) credits per semester during the year. 

Thus one half of the annual income will be awarded each year to an entering student and to a returning student. Contact the MAC Human Resources Department for additional information, 315.684.6047

Calvin Dunkle Bookstore Awards

Eligible Students: Continuing Students

The Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation offers bookstore credits, known as Calvin Dunkle Bookstore Credit Awards, to both full- and part-time students. Students with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 are eligible to apply. Scholarship recipients are selected by the MAC Scholarship Committee. Criteria for the awards include other scholarship information, college or public service and citizenship. Applications can be obtained from the Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation, 315.684.6047.

Full-Time Students: MAC will grant 40 Calvin Dunkle Bookstore Credit Awards of $400 each. Only full-time students at the Morrisville or Norwich Campus are eligible to apply for these awards.i

Part-Time Students: MAC will grant 10 Calvin Dunkle Bookstore Credit Awards of $200 each. Only part-time students at the Morrisville or Norwich Campus are eligible for these awards.

Eligibility:  All full or part-time students with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 are eligible to apply for one of the Dunkle Awards. A full time student is one who is currently registered for 12 or more credit hours. Eligibility will be based on a cumulative grade point average. A part-time student is a student currently registered for less than 12 hours. A student who drops credits during the fall semester to less than 12 hours will not be considered a full-time student and will forfeit his or her award.  

MAC Child Care Scholarship Award

Eligible Students: New and Continuing Students

Awarded to a SUNY Morrisville student that has a child enrolled at The Children’s Center, students are selected based on a set of criteria that include household income, family size, academic transcripts and course schedule. The application process is handled by the Director of the Children’s Center. Final selection is made collaboratively between Morrisville Auxiliary Corporation (MAC) and the Children's Center.

The ThinkPad Scholarship

Eligible Students: First Year Students

The ThinkPad Scholarship is offered at the end of the Fall semester to a first year student with at least a B average in high school and an overall GPA at SUNY Morrisville of 3.3 or higher. The winner is chosen by the MAC Awards Committee and receives a free Lenovo ThinkPad laptop. If the student already has a Lenovo ThinkPad laptop, their account will be credited and marked paid in full. Applications can be obtained from the Technology Center in Hamilton Hall at 315.684.6422.