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Room C231
One College Rd
Batavia, NY 14020
P: 585-345-6900
F: 585-343-6726

Scholarships

Genesee Community College offers institution based scholarships.  Students are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as they qualify for.  Students must have their scholarship applications in by March 1st for preference for the upcoming academic year.

President's Scholarship

The faculty and staff of Genesee Community College are committed to recognizing and encouraging academic excellence at Genesee by attracting outstanding local students who exhibit exceptional talent and leadership potential. The President's Scholarship provides full tuition at Genesee after all other financial assistance with a minimum award of $1,000. The scholarship is open to high school students from Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, and Orleans counties.

Applications for this scholarship are accepted January 1st through March 1st for primary consideration.

Apply for a President's Scholarship

Foundation Scholarships

Through the generosity of the many supporters of the Genesee Community College Foundation, the College offers various scholarships that promote study in fields, critical to the well-being of our communities, as well as many need and merit based scholarships. 

Applications for Fall/Full Year scholarships are accepted January 1st through March 1st for primary consideration.  (Please note: applications received after this date may be held until Spring for consideration.)  Applications for Spring scholarships are accepted October 1st through December 1st

Apply for a Foundation Scholarship View Available Foundation Scholarships

GCC Food Processing Technology Scholarship

Awards from this fund will provide financial assistance to students who register and complete GCC's Introduction to Food Processing Technology (FPT101) course. This 3 credit course provides the basic principles of food science including chemical, physical and microbiological properties of food as well as the technology used to create safe, nutritious and abundant supplies of food. The scholarship is open to all students and there are no pre-requisites to enroll in FPT101. Please complete and submit the Academic Program Scholarship Worksheet as soon as possible but no later than August 4, 2014 to allow for Fall 2014 course registration.   

For more information, please contact Tanya Lane-Martin at tmlanemartin@genesee.edu or call Admissions at 345-6800.

Apply for a Food Processing Technology Scholarship

Citizenship Scholarship

The Genesee Community College Foundation, College Village Citizenship Scholarship is designed to attract exemplary students to the residence life facility. The scholarship is open to older students who wish to live in high-quality student housing while studying at Genesee. Students must be nominated for this scholarship.

Apply for a Citizenship Scholarship

Challenge Scholarship

The Challenge Scholarship is designed to address an unexpected emergency financial hardship faced by new and continuing Genesee students. Funding for this scholarship is provided by the Genesee Community College Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education Title III Endowment Challenge Program. A student must be nominated for this scholarship which is a one-time award not to exceed $500. Helping students stay in school is the key focus for Challenge Scholarships.

Apply for a Challenge Scholarship

Alumni Legacy Award

Children and parents of Genesee Community College graduates are eligible to apply for an award of up to $500 per year and renewable for a second year provided their academic achievements demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of academic pursuit.

Applications for this scholarship are accepted January 1st through March 1st for primary consideration.

Apply for an Alumni Legacy Award

Honors Program

Students accepted to the Honors Program are eligible for an additional financial aid award.  Contact the Honors Award Program for more information.

Honors Program

Genesee Promise Plus

Genesee Promise Plus is a special program designed specifically for high school students who are graduating from a high school located in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties (GLOW) in New York State.  Under Genesee Promise Plus, every GLOW area high school graduate will receive a scholarship covering the cost of tuition for one or two GCC summer courses. 

Genesee Promise Plus

Fast Web

Fast Web is a free scholarship search engine.  Students can log on to www.fastweb.com to search for scholarships that you may qualify for both locally and nationally.  

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