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Endowed Scholarships


Endowed scholarships have been established at Utica College by alumni, friends of the College, and organizations for the purpose of permanently providing support to deserving and/or outstanding full-time undergraduate main campus students . Criteria for receiving named scholarships vary, but most funds require a demonstration of academic achievement and/or financial need. Many of these scholarships require college coursework and an established Utica College cumulative GPA, and are therefore awarded to returning students. 

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Contents (by grant name initial):


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Ruth E. Abeling `89 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Ruth E. Abeling `89, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students majoring in Occupational Therapy who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Preference will be given to adult female students resuming their education.
 
Adirondack Bank Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students from areas where Adirondack Bank conducts business.
 
Paul Gregory Albanese Medical Scholarship
Established in memory of Paul Gregory Albanese, this scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior with a minimum GPA of 3.3, who is a resident of Oneida County, and has demonstrated an interest in attending medical school and practicing in Oneida County.

Dr. Raymond J. Albert Memorial Scholarship
Established by Monica Albert, in memory of her husband, Emeritus Professor Raymond J. Albert, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Management or Pre-Law students majoring in other areas. Students should be of good character and serious about pursuing a college degree.

Carol L. Albrecht Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time, freshmen students from the Central Valley School District demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Richard W. Alexander Sr. Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Louise Alexander, in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to students with a demonstrated financial need from the Utica area.

Jalil and Phillipine Altongy Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett '52, this scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Management who exhibits outstanding character and shows future promise.

Joseph E. Altongy Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. '52 and Margaret Altongy Millett, this scholarship is awarded to a student from the state of Massachusetts who possesses high moral standards and is actively involved in school or community affairs.

Alumni Memorial Scholarship
The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations announces competition for this award in the College information day sheet and/or the College newspaper. Applications should be made according to announced procedures. Awards are based on merit, future promise, and service to the College.

American Association of University Professors - Utica College Chapter Scholarship
Established by faculty at Utica College, this scholarship is awarded to a student in their junior year who demonstrates academic achievement and service to the College.

American Legion Whitestown Post #1113 Scholarship
Established by the Whitestown Post #1113 of the American Legion, this scholarship is awarded to a student from the town of Whitestown demonstrating academic promise and financial need.

Angelica Corporation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students studying in a Health Care academic program and is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Asian Cultural Heritage Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. '52 and Margaret A. Millett, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student of Asian-American heritage.

Albert Augustyn Family Scholarship
Established by Albert Augustyn, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving full-time student majoring in Biology demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

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Drs. Roger and Eleanor Zuckerman '51 Baker Scholarship
Established by Drs. Roger and Eleanor Zuckerman ’51 Baker, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who has earned at least a B in courses in Art History and/or Anthropology. Preference shall be given to a student who has completed a course in each area and demonstrates financial need.

Frank N. and Victoria M. Fiore Balzano Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students of Korean-American descent on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Edward L. Bass Black Students Scholarship
Through a gift from Edward Bass, his friends, and colleagues, this scholarship is awarded to black undergraduate students based on scholarly merit plus a commitment to the black struggle.

Dr. Hossein Behforooz and Mrs. Forough Saba Scholarship

Established by Dr. Hossein Behforooz, professor of mathematics, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students in their junior or senior years majoring in Mathematics. Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

John C. Behrens Scholarship
Established by the Behrens family, this scholarship is awarded to a junior Journalism major who plans a career in newspaper or magazine journalism.

Donald G. `71 and Bernice F. `72 Benson Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to freshmen students with a high school average between 70% and 80%, a demonstrated financial need, and an indication of promise and potential in an academic or professional field. This scholarship is repeatable until graduation should the student maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Honorable George L. '49 and Gloria M. Betro Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who are residents of Oneida County, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and are planning a career in public service. Recipients must show volunteerism through significant community activities and possess the traits demonstrated by Judge George Betro in his service to the community.

Black Alumni Association Scholarship
Established by alumni of Utica College, these scholarships are awarded to students of black heritage as follows:
  • The Richard L. Frank Scholarship is awarded to a black freshman student who does not qualify for HEOP. The student must demonstrate leadership potential.
     
  • The Dr. Leroy Wells, Jr. Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior who demonstrates academic improvement over two consecutive semesters.
Black Cultural Heritage Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett '52 and sponsored by Nu Psi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, this scholarship is awarded to a student of black heritage who demonstrates potential for academic success.

Josephine and B. Charles Blake Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students planning to pursue a career in classroom teaching at the pre-college level. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible to initially receive, and to continue receiving the scholarship until graduation.

Honorable Sherwood L. Boehlert Scholarship
Established by alumni of Utica College and friends of Congressman Sherwood L. Boehlert '61, this scholarship is awarded to students based on academic promise and financial need.

Archimandrite Elias Boustany Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. '52 and Margaret A. Millett in memory of Monsignor Boustany, the first pastor of Sacred Heart Armenian Catholic Church in Little Falls, NJ, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student with high moral standards from the State of New Jersey.

Louis N. Brando Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Louis N. Brando, CPA, professor of accounting, this scholarship is awarded to an Accounting major who is a deserving student, has achieved a GPA of 3.0, and demonstrates financial need.

Broadway Theatre League-Pearle S. Nathan Scholarship
Established by the Broadway Theatre League in honor of the late President Emerita Pearle S. Nathan '59, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Speech Communication and/or Dramatic Arts with a concentration in Theatre. Recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to candidates from the greater Utica area.

Commander Harold C. and Mary Rorie Brown Scholarship
Established by Dr. Thomas G. and Civita A. Brown in honor of Dr. Brown’s parents, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students majoring in Arts and Sciences who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Roswell W. '50 and Doreen (Darrigrand) '50 Buckingham Scholarship
Established by Roswell W. ’50 and Doreen ’50 Buckingham, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman student who is a resident of the New Hartford School District, and a graduate of New Hartford Central School or Notre Dame High School in Utica. This scholarship may be renewable until graduation. The recipient must demonstrate academic promise, the desire to succeed, and be of good character.

Bull Family Scholarship
Established by the Bull family, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Business School, with preference given to students concentrating in Business Management. The Dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies shall select the recipients based on academic merit and those traits that will make them an asset to their profession and community.

Bullock Family Scholarship
Established by Robert T. Bullock '69, Utica College Trustee, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from the Utica/Rome/Mohawk Valley area majoring in a Business program.

Leona S. Burger Memorial Scholarship
Established by the late Professor Harold Burger in memory of his wife, this scholarship is awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career in Audiology and/or Speech Pathology.

Professor Thomas and Mrs. Marjorie Burke Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who has successfully completed six (6) credit hours of Math and achieved minimum GPA of 3.0 in these courses.

John and Agnes Burke Scholarship
Established by Judith B. Gorman '64 in honor of her parents, this scholarship is awarded to Criminal Justice or Economic Crime Investigation majors demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Randall D. Button Memorial Scholarship
Established by friends and business associates of Mr. Button, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Management who demonstrates traits of perseverance, diligence, and high personal and ethical standards.

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Thomas J. Cahill, Jr. Academic Achievement Scholarship
Established by Thomas J. Cahill Jr., this scholarship is awarded to graduates of the Whitesboro School District who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability.

Calidonna Scholarship
Established by the Calidonna family, this scholarship is awarded to a hard-working student who demonstrates good character and shows financial need.

Joseph and Inez Carbone Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee Don Carbone in memory of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to a student from the greater Utica area. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and plan a career in business.

Frank A., CLU and Nicolina Carchedi Memorial Scholarship
Established by friends and family, this scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in Management on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Joseph R. Carucci Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee Joseph R. Carucci, this scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Mario '50 and Louise Columbro Caruso Scholarship
Established in memory of Dr. Mario Caruso '50, this scholarship is awarded to students who plan to enter the profession of dentistry. Preference will be given to those who plan to attend the State University of New York College of Dentistry at Buffalo.

Peter and Edith Caruso Scholarship
Established by Thomas G. and Civita A. Brown in honor of Mrs. Brown's parents, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students majoring in Psychology-Child Life or Education, who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Clarke-Cardamone Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to promising students from the Mohawk Valley. Recipients are eligible to continue receiving the scholarship until graduation as long as they remain in good academic standing.

Albert and Margaret Casab Memorial Scholarship
Established by George M. Casab Sr. and Shirley A. Casab in memory of their parents, this scholarship is awarded to a freshman from Oneida County with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a student of Lebanese or Syrian descent. The scholarship is repeatable until graduation as long as the recipient remains in good academic standing.

Joseph Michael Chubbuck '14 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Joseph D. '11 & Barbara M. Chubbuck in memory of their son Joseph Michael Chubbuck '14, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Physics that demonstrate academic promise, good character and desire in achieving their degree Recipients will be selected by faculty of the Physics department and re-evaluated annually.

Class of 1950 Scholarship
Established by members from the Class of 1950 at their 45th Reunion, this scholarship is awarded to students of good character with demonstrated financial need.

Class of 1951 Scholarship
Established by members from the Class of 1951, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrates those traits that will make them an asset to their profession and community.

Class of 1952 Scholarship
Established by members from the Class of 1952 at their 40th Reunion to honor the faculty and staff of Utica College who have had a positive influence on their lives, this scholarship is awarded to students of outstanding character who show academic promise.

Class of 1953 Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to deserving students based on financial need.

Class of 1959 Scholarship
Established by members from the Class of 1959, this scholarship is awarded to students of good character who demonstrate financial need.

Leonard and Mildred Quaas Clemente Scholarship
Established by Professor Annette and John Dimon in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Professor Dimon's parents, this scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior who has returned to school after 10 or more years since high school graduation. Selection will be based on academic merit with preference given to Accounting majors.

Daniel S. ’57 and Theresa M. (Chieco) ’62 Cohen Scholarship

Established by the Cohen’s, this scholarship is awarded to a student who is a graduate of the Utica City School District, ranks high in academic achievement, is of outstanding character, and demonstrates financial need.

Robert W. Coletti '52 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Debra Coletti Swider in memory of her father, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from the greater Utica area who are enrolled in the Education program, and are well rounded in all aspects of college life: academic, cultural, social, and athletic. The recipient will have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

Gene and Ben Comora/Raymond Simon Institute Scholarship
Established by Owen Comora '53 in honor of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to full-time, matriculated, undergraduate students majoring in Public Relations and/or Journalism, who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated those professional and personal attributes and skills needed for success in the public relations and/or journalism fields.

Father Robert J. Conrad and Mrs. Ruth M. Conrad Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in honor of the 25th anniversary of Father Conrad's ordination and in memory of his mother, Ruth, this scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding character and traits of caring, compassion, and service.

Richard J. Converse Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student with demonstrated interest in peace and social justice in the central New York area, and who best exhibits the potential for commitment to their community as exemplified by the life of Mr. Converse. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

J. Leo and Helen B. Coupe Scholarship
Established by family, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students from the greater Utica area who demonstrates outstanding academic promise and the potential for leadership. Students shall be selected by the Office of Admissions and can be awarded on a merit basis to attract such students to the College.

Thomas F. `69 and Charlotte M. Cox Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to promising students with a demonstrated financial need majoring in Accounting. Preference will be given to students in their junior or senior year.

Walter A. Cragnolin Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Professor Cragnolin, this scholarship is awarded to a Construction Management major on the basis of academic merit, future promise, and financial need.

Martha Bair and Virgil C. Crisafulli Scholarship
Created by Professor Emeritus Dr. and Mrs. Virgil C. Crisafulli, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from low-income families, preferably the poverty level as defined by the federal government, and should have a minimum GPA of 2.5. The Dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies shall select the recipients. This scholarship is renewable each year until graduation providing the recipient maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrates those traits which will make them an asset to their profession and community.

Delores Y Critelli '88 Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time female student interested in becoming an entrepreneur with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a demonstrated financial need.

The Robert F. Croft '01 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Robert F. Croft ’01, this scholarship is awarded to a second-year student in good standing in the Economic Crime Master’s Program, who is employed in the public sector or law enforcement and received little employer subsidy in support of their education. Students applying for the scholarship will be required to submit a statement outlining how overcoming adversity has affected their life/career, reasons for pursuing this degree and ways in which this degree will allow them to benefit society. The recipient will selected by a committee consisting of two professors and an alumnus of the ECM program as designated by the Executive Director of Economic Crime and Justice Studies department.
 
 

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Carolyn L. Dalton '74 Scholarship
Established by Utica College Emeritus Trustee Carolyn L. Dalton ’74, this scholarship is awarded to a student with a major or minor in Communication Arts. The recipient must demonstrate academic merit and financial need, and exhibit those traits which will make them an asset to their profession and community.

Michael D. Damsky Young Scholars Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee Michael Damsky, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students from the City of Utica who are graduates of the Young Scholars Program.

NYS Teamsters Joint Council 18 - Rocco F. De Perno Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded based on financial need to a student who is the son or daughter of a Teamster within the jurisdiction of Joint Council 18.

Donald A. '54 and Marlene J. DeRosa Scholarship
Established by Utica College Emeritus Trustee Donald A. ’54 and Marlene J. DeRosa, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time matriculated student who is a junior or senior majoring in a Health-Related field. The recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate high moral and ethical standards, and show academic merit.

Jeffrey D. DeRosa '84 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Utica College Emeritus Trustee Donald A. ’54 and Marlene J. DeRosa in memory of their son Jeffrey, this scholarship is awarded to graduates of Whitesboro Senior High School who are all-around good students, and who are enthusiastic, ambitious, and have demonstrated favorable academic potential.

DeTraglia Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Construction Management or Education who are residents of Oneida County, and demonstrate academic merit and financial need. If no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded based on financial need.

Dr. Henry R. and Rose DiSpirito Memorial Scholarship
Established by Delores and Theresa DiSpirito in memory of their parents, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student in their junior or senior year who is majoring in the area of Arts, including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, theatre, dance, or music, or who is majoring in one of the traditional humanities majors and has a special interest in the arts. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate traits which will make them an asset to their profession and community. The recipient will be selected by the Dean of Faculty in consultation with the faculty of the Division of Arts and Sciences.

Professor George J. Dmohowski Scholarship
Established by friends of Professor Dmohowski, this scholarship is awarded to Mathematics majors in their junior or senior year based on academic promise and financial need.

Peter A. Donato Jr. Scholarship
Established in memory of Peter A. Donato Jr., this scholarship is awarded to a freshman from Central New York majoring in Mathematics or Science with a demonstrated financial need.

Reverend Monsignor William J. Donovan Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Monsignor Donovan's contribution to the Utica community, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from the greater Utica area planning a career in Education, and who volunteer their services for the good of the community and the College. The recipient must show academic merit, have financial need, be of high moral character, and exhibit traits of dedication and compassion exemplified by Monsignor Donovan

Dr. Milton and Ava Müeller Dorfman Scholarship
Established by Ava Müeller Dorfman in memory of her late husband Dr. Milton Dorfman and in recognition of her commitment to improving the quality of life for older Americans, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with an interest in, or who cares for the elderly, in health care or social services.

Anne M. Dowling Memorial Scholarship
Established by William F. Dowling `68 in memory of his mother, this scholarship is awarded to academically and financially deserving students.

Father Paul J. Drobin Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Father Drobin's contribution of care, counsel, and dedication to the Utica community, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who demonstrate high moral character and show academic merit and financial need.

Frank M. Dulan Scholarship
Established by family and friends of Mr. Dulan, former Mayor of the City of Utica and a United States Marshal, this scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating financial need and an interest in government and politics through their selection of courses in Political Science, History, and/or Government.

Margaret and James F. DuRoss Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee James F. DuRoss Jr. in honor of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to the child or dependent of individuals employed in janitorial services, building maintenance, custodial and/or maid service, and must demonstrate financial need. If no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be made to other full-time students based on academic merit and financial need.

Loretta J. Dylis Nursing Scholarship
Established by family and friends of Mrs. Dylis, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Nursing with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrates those traits that will make them an asset to their profession.

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Early Childhood/Elementary Education-New York Telephone Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to minority, physically challenged, or at-risk students from the Utica area majoring in Early Childhood/Elementary Education.

Sal J. Eannace-Tau Phi Zeta Scholarship
Established by the Tau Phi Zeta Fraternity, this scholarship is awarded to a student for all four years of their education. The recipient must be a resident of Oneida County, demonstrate community involvement, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Economic Crime Investigation Institute Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Economic Crime Investigation for use in their junior year. The student must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.33, show leadership potential, and make significant contributions to the program.

Thomas Proctor Eldred, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
Established by the New York State Builder's Supply Association in memory of their founder, this scholarship is awarded to a Construction Management student in their junior year.

George A. Ellis `55 Memorial Scholarship
Established by his wife Katherine, a maximum of five (5) scholarships will be awarded to students with a demonstrated financial need who have successfully completed a minimum of six credit hours of Physics, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
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Saverio M. Flemma Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who are first generation Italian-Americans or immigrants that demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Samuel S. Freeman Scholarship
Established at the bequest of Samuel S. Freeman, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students of high scholarship and character.

Furgal Scholarships
Joseph P. Furgal '50, founding Trustee, established the following scholarships to honor his family and friends.

  • Catharine Christensen Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Psychology.
  • Donald L. Cielsak Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Mathematics.
  • Adela Nowak Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Mathematics.
  • Marsha Smith Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Accounting.
  • Irene Furgal Memorial Scholarship in Political and Social Sciences is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Government and Politics, or Social Sciences. The recipient must be of Polish descent, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate financial need.
  • Joseph A. Furgal Memorial Scholarship in International Relations, established in memory of Mr. Furgal's father, is awarded to a student of Polish descent with a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrated financial need, and is interested in International Studies.
  • Joseph P. Furgal Endowed Scholarship in History is awarded to a student majoring in History with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a demonstrated financial need.
  • Joseph P. Furgal Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded to students studying abroad.
  • Mary Ann Furgal Scholarship in Nursing, Health Related Sciences, or Pre-Medical/Dental Studies is awarded to a Nursing, Health-Related Science, or Pre-Medical/Dental studies major of Polish descent, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.
  • Rose S. Furgal Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice, in memory of Mr. Furgal's mother, this scholarship is awarded to a student of Polish descent majoring in Criminal Justice with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.
  • Thaddeus (Duke) Furgal Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student of Polish descent with a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrating academic merit and financial need, and pursuing a career in Health or Health Sciences. If no student of Polish descent meets these criteria, the scholarship is awarded based on the remaining criteria.
  • Barbara E. Jordan '75 Scholarship is awarded to a student with a record of volunteerism through a campus service organization.
  • Monsignor Adolph A. Kantor Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Biology.
  • Dolores LaSalle Scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates academic merit and actively participates in College and/or community service.
  • Frank Malachowski Memorial Scholarship is awarded to student majoring in English.
  • Jacqueline Furgal Morelle Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Psychology.
  • Professor Vladimir Polanskoy Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing the study of languages.
  • Thomas J. Raiano Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student with a strong interest in pursuing studies in music, art, or literature.
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Charles and Connie Gaetano Scholarship
Established by the Gaetano’s on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Construction Management. The recipients must demonstrate academic merit, financial, and those traits that will make them an asset to their profession and community. Preference will be given to employees or children of employees of the Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation.

Frank E. Gannett Journalism Scholarship
Established by the Frank E. Gannett Newspaper Foundation, Inc., this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Journalism Studies.

Daniel and Josephine Fanelli Gazzilli Scholarship
Established by Daniel and Josephine Fanelli Gazilli and funded by friends and family in memory of the late Daniel "Doc" Gazilli, this scholarship is awarded to a student from the greater Utica area based on academic merit and financial need.

Max Geller Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded based on academic merit and financial need.

Frank and Joan Giovannone Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to deserving Pre-Dental students for use in their senior year. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and shall possess traits that would make them assets to the dental profession.

Sister Rose Vincent Gleason, O.S.F. Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Sister Rose Vincent's selfless commitment of caring and compassion for the benefit of the Utica community, this scholarship is awarded to a student from Oneida or Herkimer counties who is majoring in Biology and demonstrates high moral character and financial need.

Boyd Golder-Utica Kiwanis Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who are Utica residents with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to present and past members of a Utica area High School Key Club.

Dr. Ronald J. Goldstone '55 Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by Utica College Trustee Brian J. Jackson ’85, D.D.S along with family and friends in memory of former Utica College Foundation Board member Dr. Ronald J. Goldstone ’55, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student entering their junior or senior year, majoring in Pre-Dental studies, maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrates a strong professional commitment. The recipient will be selected by the Pre-Professional Health Committee.

Daniel Goss Memorial Scholarship
Established by Anne K. Goss in memory of her husband, a former associate professor of Mathematics, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Mathematics based on academic promise and financial need.

Griffiss Air Force Base Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time, matriculated students who have completed at least one year at Utica College, attained a GPA of 3.0, and have participated in extracurricular school and/or community activities.

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The HSBC Scholarship for Underrepresented Students
Established by The HSBC Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to students who have completed the Young Scholars Program and now seek an education at Utica College. Recipients shall be selected by representatives of the Young Scholars LPP.

Dr. Louis '51 and Gloria Tempier Haddad Scholarship
Established by family in honor of the Haddad's 35th wedding anniversary, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate of T.R. Proctor Senior High School who has an average of at least 90%, is of sound character, and shows academic promise.

Dr. Michelle E. Haddad '81 Memorial Scholarship
Established by friends and family of Dr. Michelle Haddad `81, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students who have demonstrated academic merit and have been accepted to an accredited dental school.

Dr. William P. Hall Scholarship
Established by Utica Lodge No. 47, F & A.M., this scholarship is awarded to a student who resides in Oneida or Herkimer counties, and is pursuing a Pre-Med or Biology degree.

Jean Halladay `53 Scholarship
Established in recognition of her 42 years in higher education, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in English with a demonstrated financial need. Should not enough students meet these criteria to distribute all of the funds annually, the scholarship can be awarded to students majoring in any of the Liberal Arts with a demonstrated financial need.

Toni Lee Hanna Scholarship
Established by friends and family, this scholarship is awarded to a student who volunteers for the good of the College and their community, and demonstrates unusual acts of kindness.

Thomas J. Hassett `65 Scholarship
Established by family and friends of Thomas J. Hassett `65 who died while serving in the U.S. Peace Corps, this scholarship is awarded to students based on academic merit and financial need.

Monsignor Thomas J. Hayes Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in honor of Monsignor Hayes for his 57 years of service to the priesthood, this scholarship is awarded to students from the greater Utica-Rome area that show academic promise, have high moral character, and exhibit traits exemplified by Monsignor Hayes of devotion, caring, and compassion.

William Randolph Hearst Scholarship
Established by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to economically disadvantaged students, with a preference for graduates of the Young Scholars Program. Preference will be given to students who intend to permanently reside in the United States after completion of their studies.

Andrew, William, and Mary Lou Hebenstreet Scholarship

Established by William Hebenstreet in memory of his son Andrew, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Physics with an interest in the study of Astronomy.

Heiland Family Scholarship
Established by Paul H. Heiland `50, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students with a demonstrated financial need.

Hartwell and Paulette Herring Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students in their senior year majoring in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who have demonstrated professional potential. Recipients will be selected by the full-time Accounting faculty. If no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to students majoring in Business or Economics.

Hispanic Cultural Heritage Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett '52, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student of Hispanic heritage who demonstrates potential for academic success.

Elias C. and Kathleen (Graziadei) Hobaica Scholarship
Established by Kathleen (Graziadei) Hobaica in honor of her retirement as assistant director of student activities for 23 years, this scholarship is awarded to a student from the Utica area that plans a career in a health-related field.

Dr. John H. and Anna Marie Hobika Family Scholarship
Established in memory of Mrs. Hobika, this scholarship is awarded to a freshman who is a graduate of the Utica City School District and is planning a career in a health care field.

Eric H. Huggins Scholarship
Established in honor of former Director of Athletics Eric Huggins on the occasion of his retirement, this scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman.

Professor Randall Huta `63 Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students based on academic potential and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in Accounting.

Edward, Jane, and Virginia Hutton Memorial Scholarship in Nursing/Pre-Medicine
Established by Todd Stewart Hutton, Utica College's tenth chief executive officer, and additional family members, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students pursuing a career in nursing or medicine, and who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Candidates shall have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.5 or transfer grade point average of 3.0. Additionally, freshman candidates shall have SAT combined scores of 1150 or higher.

Hyman-Goodman Award
Established by Martin Hyman in memory of his father Samuel Hyman, and father-in-law Max Goodman, this scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need.



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In the Line of Duty Memorial Scholarship
Established by Utica College in memory of Amy Lynn Donovan `96, the first female police officer in Austin, TX to die in the line of duty, this scholarship provides full tuition, based upon financial need, to dependent children of Utica College alumni or employees who die in the line of law enforcement or military duty. Recipients must be full-time students and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.2. Students who receive full tuition funding through other programs are not eligible for the monetary value of this scholarship.

John F. Jasinski Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Camille Jasinski in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need, who is pursuing a career in computer science and maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Eiddon L. Jones Scholarship
Established by Eiddon L. Jones, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Management with a concentration in Finance. Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate those traits that will make them assets to their profession and community.

Harold J. 81' & Dolores Jones Scholarship
Established by Harold J. '81 & Dolores Jones, this scholarship is awarded to promising students in their junior or senior year, majoring in Physical Therapy.

S. Sheldon Judson Memorial Scholarship
Established anonymously in memory of local attorney S. Sheldon Judson, this scholarship is awarded to students with financial need from the Mohawk Valley.

Robert F. Julian '71 Scholarship
Established in honor of Robert F. Julian `71, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from the greater Utica area planning a career in public service, who have demonstrated volunteerism through significant community activities. Recipients must demonstrate academic merit, financial need, and possess the traits of Mr. Julian in his public service to the community.

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Big John Kaczmarski Jr. Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a freshman with a high school average between 70% and 80% that demonstrates financial need and an indication of promise and potential. Preference will be given to a Criminal Justice major from western New York. The recipient will be eligible to continue receiving the scholarship until graduation as long as they maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Edward J. "Bud" Kane '51 Scholarship
Established in memory of Edward J. "Bud" Kane '51 by his family, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

James T. Kane '57 Scholarship
Established by Maryann Kane in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to a student who is a veteran of the US Armed Forces, or is the child of a veteran. The recipient must demonstrate academic promise and financial need. If no student meets these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to a local student based on academic merit and financial need.

Dr. John Keller Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Dr. Keller's years of teaching, caring attitude, and work in the development of the College, this scholarship is awarded to students who have successfully completed six credit hours in Chemistry and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Peter Kucherenko and Eugenia Kucherenko Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to deserving, underprivileged students of Russian descent who are graduates of the Young Scholars Program and enrolled full-time. Should no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to deserving students of Russian descent and/or from Eastern Europe who are enrolled full-time.

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LaBella Family Scholarship
Established by Frank LaBella in honor of his parents Paola and Marie (DiPerro) LaBella, and his sisters Antoinette and Donna Nellie LaBella, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student from Oneida County majoring in Biology with a minimum GPA of 3.25. The student should possess high moral character, academic merit, and show financial need. Should no students meet these criteria, the scholarship may be awarded based on financial need and academic merit.

Professor Kim Landon `75 and David Simon Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Journalism that demonstrate financial need, exceptional leadership qualities, achievement in the classroom, extracurricular activities, and journalism. Should no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded on the same criteria to students majoring in Public Relations. Recipients will be selected by the Journalism and Public Relations faculty.

F. Clark Laurie Scholarship
Established upon F. Clark Laurie’s retirement from Utica College, this scholarship is awarded to students who are residents of Madison or Oneida counties and are majoring in Accounting.

Harold T. Lennon Sr. and Mary Alice Martus Lennon Scholarship
Established by the Lennon family in memory of their parents, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Whitesboro Central High School who is a hardworking, average student, with diverse academic and extracurricular experiences.

Barton Longway Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students based on financial need and academic standing.

David S. and Pura Lucchino Scholarship
Established by Pura Lucchino Dawson in memory of her husband David, this scholarship is awarded to a student with an interest in gerontology who demonstrates financial need, and maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5.

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Sally Lachut Majka Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee Sally Lachut Majka and Donald Majka, this scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate or graduate students of Polish descent living in Oneida, Herkimer, or Madison counties, with preference given to those living in Oneida County. If no students meet these criteria, international students from Poland will be eligible. Recipients must demonstrate a spirit of perseverance, initiative, hard work, and self-reliance, while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Spartico Malara Scholarship
Established by family and friends of Mr. Malara, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are, or have been, members of the Boys and Girls Club, with preference given to members of the Utica club. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic merit.

Fred Maloof Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students of Lebanese descent on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Carmen F. Mandia Scholarship
Established in memory of Carmen F. Mandia by his friends, this scholarship is awarded to students based on academic merit and financial need.

William R. and Margaret E. (Donnelly) Marscher Scholarship
Established by the Marscher’s in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, this scholarship is awarded to students based on financial need and academic merit, who demonstrate traits that will make them assets to their profession and community.

Anne Martin Scholarship
Established by former Utica College First Lady Reverend Carol Simpson in memory of her mother, this scholarship is awarded to a female graduate of the Young Scholars Program.

Robert J. May '60 Scholarship
Established through a bequest from Booster Club founder Bob May, this scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in Accounting.

Albert S. '58 and Elinor Wurz Mazloom Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee Albert S. Mazloom ’58, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who demonstrate outstanding character, academic promise, and financial need.

John Meehan `61 and Betty Eisengrein Meehan Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, first generation student from the Corn Hill section of Utica. The scholarship is repeatable until graduation as long as the recipient remains in good academic standing. Should no student meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to a student from the Mohawk Valley with a demonstrated financial need.

Mele Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with a demonstrated financial need from Herkimer, Madison, or Oneida counties majoring in a Health or Science program.

Doris Wester Miga Scholarship
Established by Trustee Emerita Professor Miga's family and friends, this scholarship is awarded to a local high school student who is valedictorian of their class, or a member of the National Honor Society, and plans to pursue a career in teaching.

Ida C. Millett Scholarship
Established by James T. Millett, M.S., Dr. John F. Millett ’52, and Robert W. Millett, Ph.D., in honor of their mother, this scholarship is awarded to students with a major or minor in English, and who maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a minimum of six courses in their major or minor.

James T. Millett Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett ’52 in memory of his brother, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who has graduated from a high school in Schenectady County, with preference given to graduates of Shalmont Central School District.

Dr. John F. '52 and Margaret Altongy Millett Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. ’52 and Margaret Altongy Millett, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who has received a C-plus or better average for their freshman year, shows academic promise, and has contributed time for the good of the College or the local community.

Dr. Robert and Bernadette Millett Family Scholarship
Established by the Millett family in memory of Dr. Robert Millett, this scholarship is awarded to a military veteran wounded in the line of duty with a demonstrated financial need. Should no individual meet these criteria, preference will be given to a student whose parent is a military veteran. Should no individual meet these criteria, preference will be given to a student based on financial need.

MLN Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Nursing, with preference given to students interested in reproductive health. The recipients must have excellent academic credentials with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate the skills , aptitude, and commitment that will make them an asset to the nursing profession and/or reproductive health care community. The Dean of the School of Health Professions and Education in consultation with the academic and clinical faculty of the Nursing program will select the recipients.

Morelli Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mary Morelli a former employee in the Continuing Education Division, this scholarship is awarded to matriculating students in the Continuing Education Division who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need.


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Peter Nasir Memorial Scholarship
Established by Theta Xi Fraternity in memory of Peter Nasir, this scholarship is awarded to an international student majoring in Science, Mathematics, Health Technologies, or Construction Management, with a strong academic background and demonstrated financial need.

Native American Cultural Heritage Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett '52, this scholarship is awarded to a student that is: at least one-fourth American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut; an enrolled member of a tribe, band, or group recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs; and is pursuing a four-year degree.

New Century Club Scholarship
Established by the New Century Club, this scholarship is awarded to full-time junior or senior students with a minimum GPA of 3.5, who are from Oneida County and are going into the fields of teaching, nursing, or business. Recipients do not have to demonstrate financial need. Graduate students meeting these criteria are also eligible for this scholarship.

Robert Newman Memorial Scholarship
Established by Gerald and Dorace Newman in memory of their son, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students demonstrating financial need, academic merit, and interest in the arts.

NYS Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. Scholarship in Honor of Joan Lyons Romanow
Established by New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. to recognize Joan Lyons Romanow for her service, this scholarship is awarded to students residing in counties where the Bureau has organized chapters and county executive officers. The recipient must have a minimum GPS of 2.5 and major in Psychology-Child Life.


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The One Charity Golf Classic Scholarship
Established from the proceeds of The One Charity Golf Classic under the auspices of the United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is a member, or the child of a member, of UFCW District Union Local One, another UFCW local union, or another union affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The recipient must demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Oneida County Forty & Eight Voiture 92 Scholarship
Established by Oneida County Forty & Eight Voiture 92, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student from Oneida County enrolled in the Nursing program who is not a licensed registered nurse. The recipient must show academic promise and financial need.

Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Society Scholarship
Established by the Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Society, this scholarship is awarded to a senior who has been accepted at dental school. The Pre-Professional Committee shall select the recipient on the basis of academic achievement.

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Marguerite Palmer '83 Scholarship
Established by the family and friends of Marguerite Palmer `83, this scholarship is awarded to students who have voluntarily contributed time on a regular basis to aid fellow students in achieving their academic goals.

Mary Sophia Tyler Palmer Scholarship
Established by Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Wayne N. Palmer in honor of his grandmother, this scholarship is awarded to a female student in her sophomore, junior, or senior year with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrated financial need.

Professor Wayne Newman Palmer Scholarship
Established by Professor Wayne Newman Palmer, a minimum of five (5) scholarships will be awarded to entering students studying Mathematics. Recipients shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services in consultation with the Mathematics Department.

Dr. Anthony J. and Phyllis (Ciruzzi) Palumbo Scholarship
Established by former College Trustee Dr. Palumbo, this scholarship is awarded to students with financial need majoring in the Natural Sciences that plan to attend medical school.

Mary L. Penney Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to full-time students with academic merit and financial need.

Barbara and Richard Peres Scholarship
Established by Dr. Prosper I. Igboli ’74 in honor of Barbara and Richard Peres, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students with an interest in pursuing a career in medicine. Recipients must be of outstanding character, demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Grace and Arthur Perlmutter Scholarship
Established by Walter M. Perlmutter `50 in honor of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in English with a strong interest or aptitude in creative writing, American literature, or both. The recipient must be a second, third, or fourth year student, have a demonstrated financial need, and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Selection will be done in consultation with the Chair of the English Department.

Victor A. Perretta Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates a strong interest and potential for leadership in their local and/or the College community.

Richard A. Philipson Scholarship
Established by the Max and Ruth C. Philipson Foundation in memory of Richard A. Philipson, this scholarship is awarded to students from the Utica-area with demonstrated financial need.

Joseph A. (Chubby) Piccola Scholarship
Established by the College’s former Director of Security and Sheriff of Oneida County, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Criminal Justice who is currently a law enforcement officer at the state or local level, or to a student majoring in Criminal Justice who intends to pursue a career in law enforcement at the state or local level. Preference will be given to a student from the Oneida, Herkimer, and Madison counties area.

Stephen Pidchomny Scholarship
Established in memory of Stephen Pidchomny by his family, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces.

Helen Elizabeth Popso Scholarship
Established in memory of Helen Popso by her son Michael K. Simpson, Utica College's ninth chief executive officer, this scholarship is awarded to a student whose voluntary charitable service reflects the commitment to humanitarianism that was a hallmark of Helen Popso's life.

Winifred and Stanley Pula Scholarship Fund
Established by Dr. James Pula in honor of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to deserving, full or part-time graduate or undergraduate students majoring in History, who are residents of Oneida County and demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

James R. '59 and Katherine B. Pyne Scholarship
Established by James R. ’59 and former Utica College Trustee Katherine B. Pyne, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students from the City of Utica that are graduates of the Young Scholars Program. Should no student meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to students from the Mohawk Valley.

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John Quackenbush Scholarship
Established in memory of John Quackenbush by family and friends, this scholarship is awarded to students from central New York majoring in Construction Management.



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Jim and Peg Reagan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional students with a demonstrated financial need and academic merit residing in the Mohawk Valley.

Hattie and Bill Riley Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with a demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to African-American students accepted and/or enrolled in the Graduate Education Program who are planning on teaching in the Utica City School District, with secondary preference given to minority students meeting these same criteria. Should there be no students meeting these criteria, preference will first be given to undergraduate African-American students who are graduates of the Young Scholars Program and pursuing certification in education, with secondary preference given to minority students meeting this same criteria. Recipients will be selected by the Director of the Education Department.

Frank J. Robilotta Scholarship
Established by family and friends in recognition of Mr. Robilotta's commitment to the Utica community, this scholarship is awarded to a student who is a graduate of the Utica City School District demonstrating academic merit and financial need.

Mario Rocci – Maria Cuccaro Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman with a demonstrated financial need from Oneida County, who graduated from high school in the top 10 percent of their class, and is majoring in the Health Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, or Biology. The scholarship is repeatable until graduation should the recipient maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Jeanne Louise Ulrich Romano Memorial Scholarship
Established by F. Eugene Romano in memory of his wife, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who reside within a 10-mile radius of Utica, excel in the Business Management curriculum, maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate those traits that will make them an asset to their profession and community. In the event that funds remain to be awarded after the initial scholarships are made, or in instances where there are no students meeting these original criteria, other full-time students in the Business curriculum residing in the Mohawk Valley, will be eligible to receive the scholarship.

Rosato Family Scholarship
Established by the Central New York Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants in memory of Philip O. Rosato, this scholarship is awarded to student majoring in Accounting based on financial need and academic excellence.

N. A. and Mildred Rotunno Memorial Scholarship
Established by the family of N. A. and Mildred Rotunno, this scholarship is awarded to a student who does not show need under usual financial need tests, but who, because of unusual circumstances, could be considered needy.


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St. Luke's-Memorial Alumnae Association, Inc. Scholarship
Established by the St. Luke’s-Memorial Alumnae Association, Inc., this scholarship is awarded to matriculated students majoring in Nursing who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Preference will be given to graduates of the Utica Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, St. Luke's Home and Hospital School of Nursing, or St. Luke's-Memorial Hospital Center School of Nursing.

John W. and Deanna D. Sammon Scholarship
Established by John W. and Deanna D. '62 Sammon, this scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a major under the auspices of the Division of Arts and Sciences. The recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate academic merit.

David T. Santora `88 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of David T. Santora `88 by students, friends and the Utica College Foundation Board, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students demonstrating financial need and academic merit. Preference shall be given to a member of The Tangerine staff.

Dr. Ralph N. Schmidt, Sr. and Wilda Schmidt Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in honor of Dr. Schmidt's years of teaching and his work in the development of Utica College, this scholarship is awarded to students who have completed six credit hours of Speech Communications courses and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0.

John and Elizabeth Falzarano Scialdo Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Business Administration.

Second Chance Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett '52 and Margaret A. Millett, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student over the age of 30 who is beginning their college career or returning to complete their degree.

Raymond and Mary (Ghoulam) Seng Scholarship
Established by Mary (Ghoulam) Seng in memory of her husband Raymond, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Business Administration (Management programs) who have outstanding character and show academic promise. The Dean for the School of Business and Justice Studies shall select the recipient.

Dr. Raymond A. Serway '59 Scholarship
Established by Dr. Raymond A. Serway ’59, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in one of the Natural Sciences with special consideration to Physics majors. Selection of the recipient shall be based on financial need and academic excellence.

Reverend Monsignor H. Charles Sewall Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Monsignor Sewall's selfless commitment of caring and compassion for the benefit of the Utica community, this scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in History who demonstrates high moral character and academic promise.

Dr. Albert H. '49 and Gloria A. '82 Shaheen Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in the Natural Sciences that plans to pursue a career in medicine. Recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Professor Raymond Simon Scholarship
Established by students of Professor Simon in recognition of his excellence in teaching, this scholarship is awarded to student with outstanding potential in the public relations field.

Reverend Carol M. Simpson Scholarship
Established in honor of Reverend Carol M. Simpson by her children, Jennifer and Robert, as well as other devoted relatives and friends, this scholarship is awarded to a qualified female student who has displayed a passionate commitment to community service that has been the essence of Carol Simpson's life. The recipient will have a minimum GPA of 3.0, with preference given to a student whose civic activism has focused on the improvement of race relations and/or the elevation of under-represented minorities or refugees. Special preference will be given to members of these under-represented populations themselves who demonstrate a strong commitment to these areas of civic activism.

Michael K. Simpson Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. Michael K. Simpson, Utica College's ninth chief executive officer, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students from the city of Utica who are graduates of the Young Scholars Program.

Robert P. Simpson Scholarship
Established in honor of Robert P. Simpson by his son Michael K. Simpson, Utica College's ninth chief executive officer, this scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates a commitment to the values of professionalism and community service of which Robert Simpson's life has been an example. Special preference is given to graduates of the Young Scholars Program.

Natalie Alys Smith Scholarship for Physical Therapy
Established by the Physical Therapy Program faculty to honor Dr. Dale Scalise-Smith, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving full-time student majoring in Physical Therapy, who demonstrates academic merit and excellence in research. Recipients shall be selected by the faculty of the Physical Therapy Program.

Spartano Family Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time students based on academic merit and financial need.

Ronald W. `59 and Carol A. Spira Scholarship
Established in honor of Professors Arthur W. Brown and Raymond P. Simon, this scholarship is awarded to students based on academic merit and financial need, who are majoring in English or Public Relations.

Minnie V. Stappenbeck and Colonel Edna F. Stappenbeck Scholarship
Established by Edna F. Stappenbeck '51 in memory of her mother, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student demonstrating academic excellence and financial need that plans to pursue a career in nursing.

Dr. Stewart H. Starer `66 and Gerald Starer `65 Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to campus based, undergraduate adult students with a demonstrated financial need, who can only take up to 12 credit hours annually due to personal family or work obligations. Recipients are eligible to receive this scholarship one time and it is not renewable.

Professor Lester and Mrs. Clarice Start Scholarship
In recognition of Professor Start's years of teaching, caring attitude, and work in the development of the College, this scholarship is awarded to students who have successfully completed six credit hours of Philosophy and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 in these courses.

Dr. Paul J. Steele Scholarship
In honor of Dr. Steele's years of teaching, caring attitude, and work in the development of the College, this scholarship is awarded to a student who has successfully completed at least six credit hours of Physics and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 in these courses.

Ralph Strebel Scholarship
Established in memory of Dean Ralph F. Strebel, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Pre-Medical scholar.

Streichert Family Scholarship
Established by Catherine H. Streichert in memory of her parents, Otto and Frances, and her sister, Albertine, this scholarship is awarded to a freshman who is a resident of the greater Utica area and graduated from the Utica, Whitestown, or New Hartford School District. The recipient must demonstrate a strong desire to learn and financial need.

William Sugarman Memorial Scholarship
Established by the sons of William Sugarman, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in Accounting who demonstrate academic ability and financial need. Recipients must be residents of Oneida County and demonstrate those traits which will make them assets to their professions and communities.

Sullivan Family Scholarship
Established in memory of Catherine and Morris Sullivan and Kenneth and Catherine Back Sullivan, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students of Irish descent who maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate academic promise and a desire to succeed. If no students meet these criteria, then the scholarship can be awarded to students that maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 with a demonstrated financial need. 
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Kenneth J. Taubes `80 Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students based on academic potential and financial need, with preference given to students majoring in Accounting. Should no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to students based on financial need.

Theta Xi Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 2.0, financial need, and a Greek affiliation or legacy connection to a current or former Theta Xi member.

Gennaro and Carmella Tierno Memorial Scholarship
Established by Joseph Tierno in honor of his parents, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who achieves a high standard in the study of Journalism or Political Science. Preference will be given to students of Italian-American heritage and to those who express a desire to enter public service. Recipients must show academic promise and those traits that will make them an asset to their profession and community. Candidates will be recommended by the respective School offices.

Jacque and Terry Tolles Scholarship
Established in memory of Mrs. Tolles by friends, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from Oneida County who are interested in public service and who might not otherwise attend Utica College.

Dean Winton Tolles and Patricia Doyle Tolles Scholarship
Established by family, friends, and the Cogar Foundation in memory of Dean and Mrs. Tolles, this scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and academic merit.

Anna Trapanick Fund for Nursing Students
This scholarship is awarded to a full time student majoring in Nursing. The recipient must demonstrate a particular interest in geriatric nursing.

Symeon and Ann (Clark) Tsoupelis Scholarship
Established by Symeon and Ann Tsoupelis in memory of Dr. Christos Kotsanis, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students of Greek heritage with high moral character and academic promise. Preference shall be given to students from Boys Gymnasium of Xanthi, Greece. Should no students meet these criteria, full-time students from the Mohawk Valley with a demonstrated financial need will be eligible to receive the scholarship.

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Utica College Academic and Community Scholarship
Established by Anthony C. ’72 and Barbara Paolozzi, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full time students who have chosen to pursue a career in a medical health related field. Recipients will excel academically, show strong community service and leadership, and demonstrate financial need.

Utica College Dental Alumni Scholarship
Established by Dr. John F. Millett `52 and local dentists, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving Pre-Dental student, with preference given to a senior, who demonstrates academic achievement and the traits that will make them an asset to the dental profession. Selection of the recipient will be by the Pre-Professional Health Committee.

Utica College Foundation Board Scholarship
Established by the College’s Foundation Board, this scholarship is awarded to students of Utica College.

Utica College Memorial Scholarship
Established to recognize deceased faculty and staff who served Utica College, this scholarship is awarded to students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Utica College Women's Club Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to female students of at least 25 years of age on the basis of academic achievement, future promise, and financial need.

Utica First Insurance Company Scholarship
Established by Utica First Insurance Company, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving full-time student entering their junior or senior year who maintains a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference will be given to a student majoring in Business Administration who plans to pursue a career in the insurance industry. If a student is not eligible based on these criteria, consideration will be given to a student majoring in Computer Science. The recipient is also eligible for a paid internship with Utica First Insurance Company during the summer months.

Utica National Insurance Group Scholarship
Established by the Utica National Group Foundation, Inc., this scholarship is awarded to children of active employees of the Utica National Insurance Group, and is based on academic merit.

Utica State Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship
Established by members of the Alumni Association of the Utica State Hospital School of Nursing, this scholarship is awarded to matriculated students in their junior year majoring in Nursing that demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and are graduates of Utica State Hospital (Utica Psychiatric Center) School of Nursing, or who are the children or grandchildren of graduates of this school. If there are no students meeting these criteria, any student pursuing a Nursing degree is eligible, with preference given to a student indicating an interest or proficiency in psychiatric nursing.

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Maria J. Wallace `85 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Edward Wallace in memory of his wife, this scholarship is awarded to full-time juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.75 majoring in Dramatic Arts, Speech Communication, or English.

Paul R. '50 and Margie LeFever Warburton Scholarship
Established by Paul R. ’50 and Margie LeFever Warburton, this scholarship is awarded to deserving students majoring in Management and/or Economics on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Mary Wasserman Fine Arts Scholarship
Established by professor emeritus Arthur Wasserman in memory of his wife, this scholarship is awarded to a student with a major or minor in Fine Arts, and a demonstrated financial need. Consideration is given to student's talent and exhibit of promise for benefitting from formal art education. In the event no student meets these criteria, the scholarship is awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Dean E. Douglas Webster Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in honor of Dean Webster's service to the students of Utica College as Dean of Men from 1946 to 1960 and Dean of Students from 1960 to 1964, this scholarship is awarded to a student planning a career in education.

Sidney Weiss Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Business.

Dean Barbara J. Welton Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Dean Welton's contribution of time and service to the students during the early years Utica College, this scholarship is awarded to a female student who plans to contribute to the Utica community. The recipient must demonstrate integrity, academic merit, and financial need.

Whipple Scholarship in Communication Arts
This scholarship is awarded to students with a demonstrated financial need majoring in Communication Arts. Should no students meet these criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to students majoring in Public Relations and/or Journalism with a demonstrated financial need.

R. Barry and Mary J. White Scholarship
Established by the College’s Vice President for Financial Affairs and his wife, this scholarship is awarded to deserving full-time students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Francis A. Wilcox Scholarship
Established by Francis A. Wilcox, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students from Oneida, Herkimer, or Madison counties based on financial need and academic merit.

Women’s Christian Association of Utica Scholarship
Established by the Women’s Christian Association of Utica, this scholarship is awarded to students attending Utica College.


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Ronald F. and Helena D. Youngs Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an incoming student who graduated from the Young Scholars Program.

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Dr. Donald K. Zellner Scholarship
Established by Doris Zellner in memory of her husband, Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology Dr. Donald K. Zellner, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in Psychology with demonstrated academic merit and financial need. All full-time Psychology faculty members shall recommend awarding of the scholarship to a student of their choice.

Karl `75 and Beth Zimpel Scholarship
Established by Karl ’75 and Beth Zimpel, this scholarship is awarded to upper-class students interested in the field of Geology and pursuing a major within the School of Arts and Sciences.

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Hubbard Hall
Room 117

(315) 792-3179 or (888) 458-8422
(315) 792-3368 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502