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