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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 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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Ruth E. Abeling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship and financial assistance awards made from the Ruth E. Abeling Memorial Scholarship Fund shall be made to deserving full-time students majoring in occupational therapy who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Preference will be given, but is not limited, to an adult female student who is resuming her education. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
Adirondack Bank Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Adirondack Bank, is awarded to students from areas where Adirondack Bank conducts business.
 
Paul Gregory Albanese Medical Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Paul Gregory Albanese. It is awarded to a junior or senior with a minimum 3.3 GPA 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 Fund
Financial assistance awards from this fund, established by Monica Albert, in memory of her husband, Emeritus Professor Raymond J. Albert, are made 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
Established in memory of Carol L. Albrecht, this scholarship benefits fulltime Utica College students from the most recent graduating class of Mohawk Central (Jarvis) High School who show academic merit and financial need.
 
Richard W. Alexander, Sr. Scholarship
This award was established by the late Mrs. Louise Alexander in memory of her husband. It is awarded to a needy student from the Utica area. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.


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Jalil and Phillipine Altongy Scholarship
This scholarship was established by John F. Millett '52, D.D.S. It 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 will be 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 Endowment
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, awards from this scholarship are made to a student in his/her junior year who demonstrates academic achievement and service to the College.
 
American Legion Whitestown Post #1113 Scholarship
Established by members of the Whitestown Post #1113 of the American Legion, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student from the town of Whitestown who shows academic promise and financial need.
 
Angelica Corporation Scholarship Fund
Awards are made to students studying in a health care academic program and are based on academic achievement and financial need.
 
Carmen F. and Elizabeth Timpano Arcuri Scholarship
Awards from the Carmen F. and Elizabeth Timpano Arcuri Scholarship shall be made to deserving full-time students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.
 
Asian Cultural Heritage Scholarship
This scholarship, established by John F. Millett '52,D.D.S., and Margaret A. Millett, is for a full-time student with an Asian-American heritage.

Albert Augustyn Family Scholarship
Established by Albert Augustyn, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving full-time UC student, majoring in biology, who demonstrates academic merit, maintains an acceptable grade-point average, and demonstrates financial need.
 
Drs. Roger and Eleanor Zuckerman '51 Baker Scholarship
Established by Drs. Roger and Eleanor Zuckerman ’51 Baker, this scholarship shall be 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 who demonstrates financial need.
 
Frank N. and Victoria M. Fiore Balzano Scholarship
Awards shall be made to full-time students with a GPA of at least 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
This scholarship is the gift of Edward Bass, his friends, and colleagues. Awards are made to black undergraduate students based on scholarly merit plus commitment to the black struggle.

Dr. Hossein Behforooz and Mrs. Forough Saba Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Dr. Hossein Behforooz, professor of mathematics at Utica College, is awarded to full time UC students in their junior and senior years who are majoring in mathematics. Eligible students must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher and demonstrate financial need.
 
John C. Behrens Scholarship
Established by the Behrens family, Mrs. Dorothy M. and her late husband, Charles H., and Professor Behrens' sister, Mrs. James Hietikko, awards from this fund will be made to a print journalism junior who plans a career in newspaper or magazine journalism.
 
Black Alumni Association Scholarship
Established by alumni of Utica College, awards shall be made to students of black heritage as follows:
 
The Richard L. Frank Scholarship will be awarded to a black freshman student who does not qualify for HEOP. The student must demonstrate leadership potential.
 
The Dr. Leroy Wells, Jr. Scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior who demonstrates improvement over two consecutive semesters.
 
Black Cultural Heritage Scholarship
This scholarship, established by John F. Millett '52, D.D.S., and sponsored by Nu Psi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, is awarded to a student of black heritage who demonstrates potential for academic success.


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The Honorable Sherwood L. Boehlert Scholarship Fund
Established by alumni of Utica College and friends of Congressman Sherwood L. Boehlert '61, Utica College Trustee, this scholarship benefits students with academic promise and financial need.
 
Archmandrite Elias Boustany Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by John F. Millett '52, D.D.S., and Margaret A. Millett in memory of Monsignor Boustany, the first pastor of Sacred Heart Armenian Catholic Church in Little Falls, New Jersey. Awards shall be made to an outstanding student with high moral standards from the state of New Jersey.
 
Louis N. Brando Memorial Scholarship
This award was established in memory of Louis N. Brando, CPA, professor of accounting at Utica College. It is given to an accounting major who is a deserving student, has attained an average of 3.0, and demonstrates financial need.
 
Broadway Theatre League-Pearle S. Nathan Scholarship
This scholarship, established by the Broadway Theatre League in honor of the late President Emerita Pearle S. Nathan '59, is awarded to a student majoring in speech communication and dramatic arts with a concentration in theatre. Recipient must have a 3.0 average or better. Preference shall 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, financial assistance awards from this scholarship fund shall be made to deserving full-time students majoring in Arts and Sciences who demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services. 
 
Roswell W. '50 and Doreen (Darrigrand) '50 Buckingham Scholarship
Established by Roswell W. ’50 and Doreen ’50 Buckingham, awards from this fund shall be made to an accepted full-time freshman student at Utica College 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. The recipient must demonstrate academic promise, the desire to succeed, and be of good character.
 
Bull Family Scholarship
Established by the Bull family, awards from the fund shall be made to full-time students enrolled in the business program, with preference given to a student concentrating in business management. The dean for the School of Business and Justice Studies shall select the recipient of the award based on a candidate's demonstrated academic merit and those traits that make him/her an asset both to his/her profession and community.


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

Professor Thomas and Mrs. Marjorie Burke Scholarship
Financial assistance awards shall be made to a full-time student who has successfully completed six (6) credit hours of Math and has achieved at least a 3.0 GPA in these courses. The recipient shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
  
John and Agnes Burke Scholarship
Established by Judith B. Gorman '64 in honor of her parents, awards from this scholarship shall be made to students enrolled in the criminal justice or economic crime investigation major who show academic merit and financial need.

Leona S. Burger Memorial Scholarship
Established by the late Professor Harold Burger in memory of his wife, this scholarship is awarded to a student exhibiting an interest in pursuing a career in audiology and/or speech pathology.
  
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.
 
Thomas J. Cahill, Jr. Academic Achievement Scholarship Fund
Established by Thomas J. Cahill Jr., priority for this award shall be given to graduates of the Whitesboro School District who have demonstrated outstanding academic ability.
 
Calidonna Scholarship
Established by the Calidonna family, scholarship and financial assistance awards made from the Calidonna Family Scholarship Fund shall be made to a hard-working student who demonstrates good character and shows financial need. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
Joseph and Inez Carbone Scholarship
Established by Utica College Trustee Don Carbone, in memory of his parents, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student from the greater Utica area. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and plan a career in business.
 
Frank A. Carchedi, CLU, Memorial Award
Established by friends and family, this award is given to an upperclass student majoring in management on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
 
Joseph R. Carucci Scholarship Fund
Established by Joseph R. Carucci, Utica College Trustee, awards from this fund will be made to students in any Utica College major who demonstrate financial need.
 
Dr. Mario '50 and Louise Columbro Caruso Scholarship
Established in memory of Dr. Mario Caruso '50, this scholarship shall be awarded to students who plan to enter the profession of dentistry. Preference shall be given to those who plan to attend the State University of New York College of Dentistry at Buffalo.
 
Peter and Edith Caruso Scholarship Fund
Established by Thomas G. and Civita A. Brown in honor of Mrs. Brown's parents, awards from this fund will be made to deserving full-time students majoring in psychology-child life or in education who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.
 

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Class of 1950 Scholarship
Established by members of the Class of 1950 at their 45th Reunion, this scholarship will benefit students of good character who show financial need.
 
Class of 1951 Scholarship
Established by members of the Class of 1951, financial assistance awards from the fund shall be made to a full-time student with a 3.0 average or better who demonstrates those traits that will make him/her an asset both to his/her profession and community. The Office of Student Financial Services shall select the recipient.
 
Class of 1952 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by members of 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. Awards shall be made to students of outstanding character who show academic promise.
 
Class of 1959 Scholarship
Established by members of the Class of 1959, this scholarship will benefit students of good character who show financial need. 

Leonard and Mildred Quaas Clemente Scholarship
Awards from this scholarship, which was established by John and Professor Annette Dimon in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Professor Dimon's parents, are made to a junior or senior who has returned to school after 10 or more years since high school graduation. Selection shall be based on academic merit with preference given to accounting majors.

The Daniel S. ’57 and Theresa M. (Chieco) ’62 Cohen Scholarship
Established by Daniel S. ’57 and Theresa M. (Chieco) ’62 Cohen, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student who ranks high in academic achievement and is a graduate of the Utica city School District. The recipient will be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services and shall be of outstanding character and demonstrate financial need.
 
Robert W. Coletti '52 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Debra Coletti Swider in memory of her father, awards from this scholarship shall be made to full-time students from the greater Utica area who enroll in the education program and are well rounded in all aspects of college life: academic, cultural, social, and athletic. The recipient shall maintain an average of 3.0 or higher and show financial need.
 
Gene and Ben Comora/Raymond Simon Institute Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Owen Comora '53 in honor of his parents, Mrs. Gene Comora and Mr. Ben Comora. Awards shall be made to fulltime matriculated, undergraduate students majoring in public relations and/or journalism. The awards shall be granted to those students who have achieved academic excellence and who have demonstrated those professional and personal attributes and skills needed for success in the public relations and/or journalism fields.


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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 will be 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 who has demonstrated an interest in peace and social justice in the central New York area, and who best exhibits the potential for commitment to his/her community as exemplified by the life of Richard J. Converse. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better is required.
 
J. Leo and Helen B. Coupe Scholarship Fund
Established by family, the scholarship and financial assistance awards made from the J. Leo Coupe and Helen B. Coupe Scholarship Fund shall be made to deserving full-time students from the greater Utica area who demonstrate outstanding academic promise and who have demonstrated 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.
 
Walter A. Cragnolin Memorial Scholarship
Established by family and friends, this scholarship, in memory of Utica College Professor Cragnolin, 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, financial assistance awards from this fund shall be made to a full-time student from a low-income family, preferably the poverty level as defined by the federal government, and should have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. The dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies shall select the recipient from candidates recommended by the Office of Student Financial Services. This award may be renewable to the recipient from year to year, providing the student maintains a 2.5 average or better and demonstrates those traits which will make him/her an asset both to his/her profession and community.

The Robert F. Croft '01 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Robert F. Croft ’01, financial assistance awards from this fund shall be made to a second year student in good standing in the Economic Crime Masters 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 shall be 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 Fund
Created by Carolyn L. Dalton ’74, Utica College Trustee Emeritus, 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 him/her an asset both to his/her profession and community.
 
Michael D. Damsky Young Scholars Scholarship
Created by Michael Damsky, Utica College Trustee, awards shall be made 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 award was established by the Teamsters Joint Council 18 for a needy 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 Donald A. ’54, Utica College Emeritus Trustee, and Marlene J. DeRosa, awards from this fund shall be made to a full-time matriculated student who is a junior or senior majoring in a health-related field. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 average or better, demonstrate high moral and ethical standards, and show academic merit.
 
Jeffrey D. DeRosa '84 Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 1988 by Donald A. DeRosa '54 and Marlene J. DeRosa, in memory of their son, Jeffrey (Class of 1984), is awarded to graduates of Whitesboro Senior High School who are all-around students and who are enthusiastic, ambitious, and have demonstrated favorable academic potential.
 
The DGBF Scholarship Fund
his scholarship is awarded to an incoming Utica College freshman 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. Upon receiving this scholarship in his or her freshman year, should the student maintain a GPA between 2.0 and 3.25, he or she will be eligible to continue receiving this award each year until graduation from Utica College. Recipients shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.

Gustave J. DeTraglia, Sr., P.E., Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the late Mr. DeTraglia's sons, family, and friends in recognition and in honor of his lifelong contributions to the quality of life in the Utica community. Awards from the fund shall be made to an Oneida County resident who demonstrates academic merit and financial need and who is enrolled in the construction management or the engineering program.
 
Dr. Henry R. DiSpirito Memorial Scholarship
Established by Delores and Theresa DiSpirito in memory of their father, Dr. Henry R. DiSpirito (Utica College Artist in Residence 5/30/63 – 2/28/95), financial assistance awards from the fund shall be awarded to a full-time student in his/her 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. The recipient shall be selected by the dean of the faculty in consultation with the faculty of the Division of Arts and Sciences. Candidates must have a 3.0 GPA or better and demonstrate traits which will make them an asset to their profession and community.


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Professor George J. Dmohowski Scholarship
Established by friends of Professor Dmohowski, awards are made to mathematics majors in their junior or senior year based on academic promise and need.
 
Reverend Monsignor William J. Donovan Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Monsignor Donovan's contribution to the Utica community, awards shall be made to full time students from the greater Utica area who plan 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 the traits exemplified by Monsignor Donovan of dedication and compassion. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
Dr. Milton and Ava Müeller Dorfman Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Ava Müeller Dorfman in memory of her late husband, Dr. Milton Dorfman's life-long service as a highly respected radiologist and in recognition of Mrs. Dorfman's commitment to improving the quality of life for older Americans. It 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

Father Paul J. Drobin Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Father Drobin's contribution of care, counsel, and dedication to the Utica community. Awards shall be made to full-time students who demonstrate high moral character and show academic merit and financial need.
 
Frank M. Dulan Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 1987 by family and friends of the late Mr. Dulan, former Mayor of the City of Utica and United States Marshal, is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and an interest in government and politics through his/her selection of courses in political science, history, and/or government.
 
Margaret and James F. DuRoss Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by James F. DuRoss, Jr., Utica College Trustee, in honor of his parents. The recipient must be the child or dependent of individuals employed in janitorial services, building maintenance, custodial and/or maid service, and must demonstrate financial need.
 
Loretta J. Dylis Nursing Scholarship
Established by the family and friends of Mrs.Dylis, this scholarship is given to a student who majors in nursing, has at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrates those traits which will make him/her an asset to his/her profession.


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Early Childhood/Elementary Education-New York Telephone Scholarship
Scholarship and financial assistance awards from the fund shall be made to minority, physically challenged, or at-risk students from the Utica area who enter the early childhood/elementary education program at Utica College.
 
Sal J. Eannace-Tau Phi Zeta Scholarship
Established by the Tau Phi Zeta Fraternity, this scholarship will be awarded to a student for all four years of his or her education at Utica College, beginning in the freshman year. The recipient must be a resident of Oneida County, demonstrate community involvement, and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above after enrollment.
 
Economic Crime Investigation Institute Scholarship
Established by the Board of the Economic Crime Investigation Institute at Utica College, this scholarship shall be awarded to a full time student majoring in economic crime investigation for use in his/her junior year. The student must maintain a 3.33 GPA, show leadership potential, and make significant contributions to the program.
 
Thomas Proctor Eldred, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
The New York State Builder's Supply Association has established this scholarship fund in memory of the association's founder for construction management students who are in the junior year.
Saverio M. Flemma Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 1988 by Mr. Flemma's sons, family, and friends, is awarded to students who are first generation Italian Americans or immigrants who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.
 
Samuel S. Freeman Scholarship
This award was established by bequest of Samuel S. Freeman to provide scholarships for worthy students of high scholarship and character.
 
 
Furgal Scholarships
Joseph P. Furgal '50, founding Trustee, established the following scholarships to honor his family and friends and to benefit UC students.

Catharine Christensen Scholarship
is awarded to a student majoring in psychology at Utica College.
Donald L. Cielsak Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is majoring in mathematics at Utica College.
Adela Nowak Scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in mathematics at Utica College.
Marsha Smith Scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in accounting at Utica College.
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 3.0 average, and demonstrate financial need.
Joseph A. Furgal Memorial Scholarship in International Relations, in memory of Mr. Furgal's father, is awarded to a student of Polish descent who has attained a 3.0 average, demonstrates financial need, and has a serious interest in international studies.
Joseph P. Furgal Endowed Scholarship in History is awarded to a student majoring in history, who has attained a 3.0 average, demonstrates financial need, and has a serious interest in history.
Joseph P. Furgal Study Abroad Scholarship
Provides financial aid to Utica College students choosing to study abroad.
Mary Ann Furgal Scholarship in Nursing,Health Related Sciences, or Pre-Medical/Dental Studies is awarded to a nursing, health-related sciences, or pre-medical/dental studies major of Polish descent. The student must attain a 3.0 average and demonstrate financial need.
Rose S. Furgal Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice, in memory of Mr. Furgal's mother, is awarded to a student of Polish descent who has attained a 3.0 average, demonstrates financial need, and is a criminal justice major.
Thaddeus (Duke) Furgal Memorial Award is awarded to a student of Polish descent who has attained a 3.0 or higher average, demonstrates academic merit and financial need, and is pursuing a career in health or health sciences. In the event that no student of Polish descent meets the criteria, the College may award the scholarship to any student who meets the criteria.
Barbara E. Jordan '75 Scholarship is awarded to a student who has 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 an English major at Utica College.
Jacqueline Furgal Morelle Scholarship is awarded to a student with a major in psychology.
Professor Vladimir Polanskoy Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who is seriously pursuing the study of languages at Utica College.
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 A. Gaetano Scholarship in Construction Management
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Gaetano on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary, this scholarship shall be awarded full-time students majoring in the field of business of management. The recipients must demonstrate academic merit and financial need as well as those traits that will make them an asset to both their profession and community. Students will be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services with preference given to employees or children of employees of the Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation.
 
Frank E. Gannett Journalism Awards
These awards were established by the Frank E. Gannett Newspaper Foundation, Inc., to provide scholarships for students majoring in journalism studies.
 
Daniel and Josephine Fanelli Gazzilli Scholarship
Created 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 on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
 
Max Geller Fund
This is a general scholarship established by Mr. Max Geller in 1948.
 
Frank and Joan Giovannone Scholarship
Awards from this fund are made to deserving pre-dental students for use in the senior year. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement and 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 shall be awarded to a student from Oneida or Herkimer County who is majoring in biology and demonstrates high moral character and financial need.
 
Boyd Golder-Utica Kiwanis Scholarship
Recipients are Utica residents with 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
This scholarship was 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. It is awarded to a full-time student entering his or her junior or senior year who demonstrates a strong professional commitment and a GPA of 3.0 or greater, majoring in pre-dental studies. The Pre-Professional Health Committee on the basis of the above mentioned academics and ethical criteria shall select the recipient from candidates recommended by the Office of Student Financial Services.

Daniel Goss Memorial Scholarship
Established by Anne K. Goss in memory of her husband, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Utica College, awards are made to mathematics majors based on academic promise and need.
 
Griffiss Air Force Base Scholarship
This scholarship shall be 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.  In the event that two or more candidates for the award meet the criteria equally, the additional criteria of financial need and tax dependent status upon a Griffiss Air Force Base employee will also be considered in making a selection.  The recipient will be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.

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The HSBC Scholarship for Underrepresented Students
Established by The HSBC Foundation, awards from this fund shall be made to support students who have completed the Young Scholars Liberty Partnerships Program in the City of Utica and now seeks an education at Utica College.  Recipients shall be selected by the Young Scholars LPP in consultation with the Director of Student Financial Services.

Dr. Louis '51 and Gloria Tempier Haddad Scholarship
Established by family in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Haddad's 35th wedding anniversary, this fund shall be awarded to a graduate of T.R. Proctor Senior High School who has an average of 90% or above, is of sound character, and shows academic promise.
 
Dr. Michelle E. Haddad '81 Memorial Scholarship
Established by friends and family of Dr. Michelle Haddad

Dr. William P. Hall Scholarship
Established by Utica Lodge No. 47, F & A.M., financial assistance awards from the fund shall be made to a student who resides in Oneida or Herkimer County and who is pursuing a pre-med or biology degree.
 
Toni Lee Hanna Scholarship
Established by friends and family in memory of Toni Lee Hanna, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student who volunteers for the good of the College and community and demonstrates unusual acts of kindness.
 
Thomas J. Hassett Scholarship
Family and friends have established a scholarship in memory of Thomas J. Hassett, Class of 1965, who died while in service with the U.S. Peace Corps. This award is intended to assist a worthy Utica College student in meeting college expenses.
 
Monsignor Thomas J. Hayes Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1992 by an anonymous donor in honor of Monsignor Hayes for his 57 years of service to the priesthood. Awards shall be made to students from the greater Utica-Rome area who show academic promise, have high moral character, and exhibit traits exemplified by Monsignor Hayes of devotion, caring, and compassion.
 
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship
Established by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, financial assistance awards from this fund shall be made to economically disadvantaged students, with a preference for graduates of the Young Scholars Program. It is preferred that the scholarships generated from this endowment be awarded to students who intend to permanently reside in the United States after completion of their studies.


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Andrew, William, and Mary Lou Hebenstreet Scholarship
This scholarship was established by William Hebenstreet in memory of his son, Andrew. Awards shall be made to a full-time student who is majoring in physics and/or has an interest in the study of astronomy.
 
Heiland Family Scholarship
Established by Paul H. Heiland, awards from this fund will be made to deserving full-time Utica College students who demonstrate financial need.
 
Hispanic Cultural Heritage Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. John F. Millett '52, D.D.S. It 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 at Utica College for 23 years, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student from the Utica area who plans a career in a health-related field.
 
Dr. John H. and Anna Marie Hobika Scholarship
Established in memory of Mrs. Hobika by family and friends, this scholarship shall be awarded to an incoming freshman who is a graduate of the Utica City School District and who plans a career in the health care field.
 
M. Dorisse Howe Scholarship
Awards are made to biology majors for assistance in summer studies that they take in recognized field stations or laboratories.
 
Eric H. Huggins Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 1987 in honor of Mr. Huggins, former athletic director, on the occasion of his retirement from Utica College, is awarded to incoming freshmen.
 
Jane Lander Hutton Memorial Scholarship in Nursing/Pre-Medicine
This scholarship is established in honor of Jane Lander Hutton by her son, Todd Stewart Hutton, Utica College's tenth chief executive officer, and additional family members. Awards will be made to deserving full-time Utica College students who have a strong desire to pursue 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
This annual grant was established by Martin Hyman, in memory of his father, Samuel Hyman, and father-in-law, Max Goodman, for needy students who attend Utica College.


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In the Line of Duty Memorial Scholarship
his scholarship was established by Utica College in memory of Amy Lynn Donovan, Class of 1996, who was the first female Austin, TX police officer to die in the line of duty. Awards of up to full tuition, based upon financial need, will be made to dependent children of Utica College alumni or employees who die in the line of law enforcement or military duty. Award recipients must be accepted for full-time enrollment to UC and must maintain a 2.2 cumulative grade point average. Students who receive full tuition funding through other programs (Dependent Benefit Program, Tuition Exchange, etc.) are not eligible for the monetary value of this award

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John F. Jasinski Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Camille Jasinski, this scholarship was created in memory of her husband, John J. Jasinski, and shall be awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need, who is actively pursuing a career in computer science. The recipients shall maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
 
Eiddon L. Jones Scholarship
Established by Eiddon L. Jones, recipients are full-time students majoring in management with a concentration in finance. Candidates must have a 3.0 average or better and demonstrate those traits which will make them assets to their professions and communities.
 
S. Sheldon Judson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established anonymously in memory of S. Sheldon Judson, a local attorney, income derived from the fund is to be used to provide scholarship assistance to students with financial need. Awards from the fund shall benefit deserving students from the Mohawk Valley who might otherwise be financially unable to attend.

The Robert F. Julian '71 Scholarship
Named in honor of Robert F. Julian

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Edward J. "Bud" Kane '51 Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Edward J. "Bud" Kane '51 by his family and shall be awarded to full-time students who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
 
Dr. John Keller Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Dr. Keller's years of teaching, his caring attitude, and his work in the development of Utica College. Awards shall be made to students who have successfully completed six credit hours in chemistry and achieved at least a 3.0 GPA.
 
Fred D. '50 and Barbara (Essel) Knittle Scholarship
Established by Fred D. ’50, former Utica College Trustee, and Barbara (Essel) Knittle, awards from this fund shall be made to full-time students showing academic promise and who have volunteered time for the good of the College community.

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F. Clark Laurie Scholarship
Established by friends upon F. Clark Laurie’s retirement from Utica College, awards are made to students who are residents of Madison or Oneida County 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, Harold T. and Mary Alice Martus Lennon, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Whitesboro Central High School who is a well-rounded, hard-working, average student.
 
Lions Club of Utica Scholarship
Established by the Lions Club of Utica, awards from this fund are made to outstanding full-time students from Oneida County who plan to pursue a health-related career. Preference shall be given to a student who has a particular interest in working in the field of speech, vision, or hearing. The recipient must be of good character, maintain a 3.0 average, and show academic promise.
 
David S. and Pura Lucchino Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by Pura Lucchino Dawson in memory of her husband, Davis S. Lucchino. It is awarded to a student with an interest in gerontology and who demonstrates financial need and maintains a 2.5 GPA or C average.

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Sally Lachut Majka Scholarship Fund
Established by Sally Lachut Majka, Utica College Trustee, and Donald Majka, awards shall be made to students of Polish descent living in Oneida, Herkimer, or Madison County, with preference given to those living in Oneida County. Students shall demonstrate a spirit of perseverance, initiative, hard work, and self-reliance while maintaining a cumulative average of 3.0 or better in their course work.
 
Spartico Malara Scholarship Fund
Interest from this perpetual fund, established by family and friends of Mr. Malara, provides scholarships to full-time students at Utica College who are, or have been, members of the Boys and Girls Club. (Preference will be given to members of the Utica club.) Recipients must demonstrate financial need and the ability to succeed academically.
 
Fred Maloof Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor, this scholarship will benefit full-time students of Lebanese descent on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
 
Carmen F. Mandia Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Carmen F. Mandia by his friends. Awards shall be made to academically and financially deserving students.
 
William R. and Margaret E. (Donnelly) Marscher Scholarship
Established by William R. and Margaret E. (Donnelly) Marscher in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, this scholarship provides awards to students with financial need who demonstrate academic merit as well as those traits which will make these students assets to both their profession and community.
 
Anne Martin Scholarship
Established by The Reverend Carol Simpson, former Utica College First Lady, in memory of her mother, this scholarship shall be awarded to a female graduate of the Young Scholars Program attending Utica College.
 
Robert J. May '60 Scholarship
Established through a bequest to Utica College by Booster Club founder Bob May, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student who is majoring in accounting.
 
Albert S. '58 and Elinor Wurz Mazloom Scholarship
Established by Albert S. Mazloom ’58, Utica College Trustee, awards from this fund shall be made to full time students who demonstrate outstanding character, academic promise, and financial need.
 
Doris Wester Miga Scholarship
Established by Professor Miga's family and friends in her honor, this scholarship shall be awarded to a local high school student who is valedictorian of his/her class and plans a teaching career, or to a member of the National Honor Society.
 
Ida C. Millett Scholarship
his scholarship was established by James T. Millett, M.S., John F. Millett, D.D.S., and Robert W. Millett, Ph.D. in honor of their mother, Ida C. Millett. Candidates must have declared a major and/or minor area of study from the academic discipline of English. To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have attained a 3.0 or higher average in a minimum of six courses in their major and/or minor.
 
James T. Millett Scholarship
Established by John F. Millett, D.D.S. in memory of his brother James T. Millett, awards from this scholarship shall be made to a full-time student who has graduated from a high school in Schenectady County, New York 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, scholarship awards shall be made to a full-time student who has received a C-plus or better average for his/her freshman year, shows academic promise, and has contributed time for the good of the College or the local community.
 
Morelli Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Mary Morelli, a former employee in the Continuing Education Division, 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 at Utica College in memory of Peter Nasir, foreign students majoring in science, mathematics, health technologies, or construction management with a strong academic background and financial need are eligible to compete for the award.
 
Native American Cultural Heritage Scholarship
This scholarship was established by John F. Millett '52, D.D.S. To be eligible, a student must be: 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 enrolled at or accepted for enrollment at Utica College, pursuing a four-year degree.
 
New Century Club Scholarship
This scholarship, established by the New Century Club, shall be awarded to full-time Utica College junior or senior students with a GPA of 3.5 or better, 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 Fund
Established by Gerald and Dorace Newman in memory of their son, this fund will provide awards to full-time Utica College students demonstrating financial need, academic merit, and interest in the arts.
 
New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. Scholarship
in Honor of Joan Lyons Romanow
This scholarship, established by New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. to recognize Joan Lyons Romanow for her service, is awarded to students residing in counties where New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. has organized chapters and county executive officers. The recipient must have an average of 2.5 and major in psychology-child life.
Dr. Charles and Delores (Critelli) '88 Obernesser Scholarship
Established by Delores (Critelli) Obernesser ’88, awards from this scholarship shall be made to a full-time female student who has an interest in becoming an entrepreneur. The recipient must maintain a 3.0 average or better and have financial need.
 
Oneida County Forty & Eight Voiture 92 Scholarship
Established by Oneida County Forty & Eight Voiture 92, scholarship and financial assistance awards made from the this fund shall be made to a full-time student from Oneida County enrolled in the nursing program at Utica College and who is not a licensed registered nurse. The recipient shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services and must show academic promise and demonstrate financial need.
 
Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Society Scholarship
Established by the Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Society, scholarship awards from this fund shall be made to a senior who has been accepted at dental school. The Pre-Professional Committee shall select the recipient on the basis of academic achievement.
 
 
Marguerite Palmer '83 Scholarship
The fund is a memorial established by the family and friends of Marguerite Palmer. Awards are made 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
This scholarship was established by Wayne N. Palmer, associate professor emeritus of mathematics at Utica College in honor of his grandmother, Mary Sophia Tyler Palmer. It is awarded to a female student in her sophomore, junior, or senior year who has a 3.0 GPA or better and demonstrates financial need.

The Professor Wayne Newman Palmer Scholarship
Established by Professor Wayne Newman Palmer, five (5) separate scholarships shall be awarded to entering students at Utica College 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 Dr. Palumbo, former college trustee, this scholarship will benefit students with financial need majoring in natural sciences who plan to attend medical school.

The Mary L. Penney Scholarship
Financial assistance awards shall be made to full-time students with academic merit and financial need. The recipient will be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.

Barbara and Richard Peres Scholarship Fund
Established by Dr. Prosper I. Igboli MD ’74 in honor of Barbara and Richard Peres, this scholarship shall be awarded to deserving full-time students with an interest in pursuing a career in medicine. The recipient(s) must be of outstanding character, demonstrate academic merit and financial need. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
The Grace and Arthur Perlmutter Scholarship Fund
Established in honor of his parents, Grace and Arthur Perlmutter, the fund shall be awarded upon the recommendation of the chair of the English department and in consultation with Mr. Walter M. Perlmutter ’50 or his designee(s), to a student who is majoring in English and has a strong interest or aptitude in either creative writing or American literature or both. The recipient of the fund must be a second, third, or fourth year student, must have a demonstrated financial need, and must maintain a 3.0 umulative grade point average.
 
Victor A. Perretta Scholarship
This award is given to a student who demonstrates a strong interest and potential for leadership in his/her local and/or college community.
 
Richard A. Philipson Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Max and Ruth C. Philipson Foundation in memory of Richard A. Philipson for needy Utica-area students in attendance at Utica College.


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Joseph A. (Chubby) Piccola Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Joseph A. (Chubby) Piccola, former director of security at Utica College and sheriff of Oneida County. Awards from this fund shall be made 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-Madison counties area.
 
Stephen Pidchomny Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Stephen Pidchomny by his family and shall be awarded to full-time students who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
 
Helen Elizabeth Popso Scholarship
This scholarship is established in memory of Helen Popso by her son, Michael K. Simpson, Utica College's ninth chief executive officer. Awards shall be made to a student whose record of 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, Dean, Graduate and Continuing Education at Utica College in honor of his parents, scholarship and financial assistance awards from this scholarship fund shall be made to deserving, full-time or part-time graduate or undergraduate students majoring in history who are residents of Oneida County, New York, and who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
James R. '59 and Katherine B. Pyne Scholarship
Established by James R. ’59 and Katherine B. Pyne, former Utica College Trustee, awards shall be made to deserving students from the city of Utica who are graduates of the Young Scholars Program, or a deserving student from the Mohawk Valley region.


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John Quackenbush Scholarship
Established in memory of John Quackenbush by family and friends, the scholarship shall be awarded to students from the central New York area who are majoring in construction management.
 
Frank J. Robilotta Scholarship
Established in 1988 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 and who demonstrates academic merit and financial need.
 
Jeanne Louise Ulrich Romano Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Mrs. Romano by her husband, F. Eugene Romano, this scholarship is awarded to a student who resides within a 10-mile radius of Utica and excels in a management curriculum.
 
The Rosato Family Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Central New York Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants in memory of Philip O. Rosato. Additional gifts have been made to the fund by family and friends to honor the memory of Mary Ann Rosato and Philip W. Rosato .Awards are given to accounting majors based on financial need and academic excellence.
 
N. A. and Mildred Rotunno Memorial Fund
Established by the family of N. A. and Mildred Rotunno, this award is granted to a student who does not show need under usual financial needs tests, but who, because of unusual circumstances, could be considered needy.
 
St. Luke's-Memorial Alumnae Association, Inc. Scholarship
Established by the St. Luke’s-Memorial Alumnae Association, Inc., awards from this fund shall be made to full-time or part-time matriculated students majoring in nursing who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. Preference shall 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.Application forms are available through the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
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 3.0 average or better and demonstrate academic merit.
 
David T. Santora Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of David T. Santora (Class of 1988) by students and friends and the Utica College Foundation Board, this scholarship is awarded to full-time students who demonstrate financial need and academic merit. Preference shall be given to a member of The Tangerine staff.


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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 shall be awarded to students who have completed six credit hours of speech communications courses and achieved at least a 3.0 GPA.
 
John and Elizabeth Falzarano Scialdo Scholarship Fund
Awards from this fund are made to a full-time student majoring in business administration.
 
Second Chance Scholarship
Established by John F. Millett '52,D.D.S., and Margaret Millett, awards shall be made to a full-time student over the age of 30 who is beginning his/her college career at Utica College or who is returning to complete his/her degree. Financial need shall not be a consideration in this award.
 
Raymond and Mary (Ghoulam) Seng Scholarship Fund
Established by Mary (Ghoulam) Seng in memory of her husband,
Raymond, scholarship and financial assistance awards made from this scholarship fund shall be made 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 shall be 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
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Monsignor Sewall's selfless commitment of caring and compassion for the benefit of the Utica community; it is awarded to a student majoring in history who demonstrates high moral character and shows academic promise.
 
Dr. Albert H. '49 and Gloria A. '82 Shaheen Scholarship
Established by Dr. Albert H. ’49 and Gloria A. ’82, Shaheen, awards from this fund shall be made to a junior or senior majoring in the natural sciences who plans to pursue a career in medicine. Recipient must have a 3.0 average or better.
 
Professor Raymond Simon Scholarship
This scholarship was established by students of Professor Raymond Simon in recognition of his excellence in teaching. The scholarship is given to a student with outstanding potential in the public relations field.


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The Reverend Carol M. Simpson Scholarship
Established in honor of The Reverend Carol M. Simpson by her children, Jennifer and Robert, as well as other devoted relatives and friends, this scholarship shall be 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 candidate shall have maintained a GPA of 3.0 and preference shall be given to candidates 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.
 
The Michael K. Simpson Scholarship Fund
Established in honor of Dr. Michael K. Simpson, Utica College's ninth chief executive officer, this scholarship provides awards to deserving students from the city of Utica who are graduates of the Young Scholars Program.
 
Robert P. Simpson Scholarship
This scholarship is established in honor of Robert P. Simpson by his son, Michael K. Simpson,Utica College's ninth chief executive officer. Awards shall be made 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 accorded to graduates of the College's 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 shall be awarded to a deserving full-time student majoring in Physical Therapy, who demonstrates academic merit and excellence in research. Students shall be selected by the faculty of the Physical Therapy Program.

Minnie V. Stappenbeck and Colonel Edna F. Stappenbeck Scholarship
Established by Edna F. Stappenbeck '51 in memory of her mother, this scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time student who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need and plans to pursue a career in nursing.
 
Professor Lester and Mrs. Clarice Start Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Professor Start's years of teaching, caring attitude, and work in the development of Utica College.Awards shall be made to students who have successfully completed six credit hours of philosophy and achieved a 3.0 GPA in these courses.
 
Dr. Paul J. Steele Scholarship
Established by an anonymous donor in honor of Dr. Steele's years of teaching, caring attitude, and work in the development of Utica College, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student who has successfully completed at least six credit hours of physics and achieved a 3.0 GPA in these courses.


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Ralph Strebel Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Dean Ralph F. Strebel and is awarded to an outstanding pre-medical scholar.
 
Streichert Family Scholarship
Established by Catherine H. Streichert in memory of her parents, Otto C. and Frances R. Streichert, and her sister, Albertine F. Streichert, this scholarship will be awarded to a freshman student who is a resident of the greater Utica area and is a graduate of Utica, Whitestown, or New Hartford School District. The recipient must indicate a strong desire to learn and show financial need.
 
William Sugarman Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship, established in 1989 by the sons of William Sugarman, 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 both to their professions and communities.
 
Kenneth and Catherine Back Sullivan Scholarship
Established by family, scholarship and financial assistance awards made from the Kenneth and Catherine Back Sullivan Scholarship Fund shall be made to deserving full-time students of Irish descent. Each candidate must have a 3.0 average or better and demonstrate those traits that will make him/her an asset both to his/her profession and community. The scholarship is to be awarded in conjunction with the Morris and Catherine Hayes Sullivan Scholarship. Awards from both scholarships shall be made to the same student. Students shall be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
Catherine and Morris Hayes Sullivan Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Catherine Back Sullivan on behalf of her late husband, Kenneth, to honor his parents, Morris and Catherine Hayes Sullivan. This scholarship, supported by the Sullivan family, is awarded to a student of Irish descent who demonstrates academic promise, the desire to succeed, and maintains a 3.0 grade point average.
The One Charity Golf Classic Scholarship
This scholarship, funded from the proceeds of The One Charity Golf Classic under the auspices of the United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One, 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.
 
Theta Xi Scholarship
Recipients of awards from this scholarship fund will have a GPA of 2.0 or better, financial need, and a Greek affiliation or a 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, Gennaro and Carmella Tierno, financial assistance awards from the fund shall be made 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. The Office of Student Financial Services shall select the recipient from candidates recommended by the respective School offices. Each candidate should show academic promise and demonstrate those traits that will make him/her an asset both to his/her profession and community. 

Jacque Tolles Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Tolles by the Friends of Jacque Tolles. Awards from this fund shall be made to full-time students from Oneida County who are interested in public service and who might not otherwise come to Utica College. The award may be renewable.
 
Dean Winton Tolles and Patricia Doyle Tolles Scholarship
This scholarship, established in 1988 by family, friends, and the Cogar Foundation in memory of Dean and Mrs. Tolles, is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and academic merit.
 
Anna Trapanick Fund for Nursing Students
Awards shall be made to a full time student who is preparing for a bachelor's degree in nursing. The recipient must demonstrate a particular interest in geriatric nursing.


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Symeon and Ann (Clark) Tsoupelis Scholarship
Established by Symeon and Ann Tsoupelis in memory of Dr. Christos Kotsanis, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time student of Greek heritage who possesses high moral character and shows academic promise. Preference shall be given to students from Boys Gymnasium of Xanthi, Greece.
 
Utica College Academic and Community Scholarship
Established by Anthony C. ’72 and Barbara Paolozzi, scholarship and financial assistance awards made from the Utica College Academic and Community Scholarship Fund shall be made to deserving full time students who have chosen to pursue a career in a medical health related field. To qualify, a student must excel academically, show strong community service and leadership, and demonstrate financial need. The Office of Student Financial Services shall submit the names and qualifications of three candidates for this award to Anthony Paolozzi, or a designee or successor appointed by him, for selection of the recipient. If a successor or designee is not appointed or chooses not to serve, the Office of Student Financial Services shall select the recipient.
 
Utica College Dental Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving pre-dental student, preferably a senior. The candidate is selected by the Pre-Professional Committee on the basis of academic achievement and his/her possession of traits that would make him/her an asset to the dental profession.
 
Utica College Foundation Board Scholarship
This scholarship was established by motion of the Utica College Foundation Board to be used as a general scholarship fund for students of Utica College.
 
Utica College Memorial Scholarship
The Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to recognize deceased faculty and staff who served Utica College for a significant period. Each student must have at least a B average to be considered by a committee for the award.
 
Utica College Women's Club Scholarship
Awards are made 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, awards shall be made to a deserving full-time student entering his or her junior or senior year who maintains a GPA of 2.5 or better. Preference shall 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 this criteria, secondary consideration shall be given to a student majoring in computer science. The Office of Student Financial Services shall select the scholarship recipient. The recipient shall also be eligible for a paid internship with Utica First Insurance Company during the summer months.
 
Utica National Insurance Group Scholarship Fund
This scholarship, funded by the Utica National Group Foundation, Inc., will be awarded to children of active employees of Utica National Insurance Group. The recipient, to be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services, must demonstrate academic merit.


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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 shall be awarded to full-time or part-time matriculated students majoring in nursing in their junior year who 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 applicants meeting the above criteria, any student pursuing a nursing degree is eligible. Preference will be given to a student indicating an interest or proficiency in psychiatric nursing.
 
Maria J. Wallace Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by Edward Wallace in memory of his wife, Maria J. Wallace '85. The interest from this fund is used to provide scholarship support for full-time juniors or seniors with a 2.75 average or better, majoring in dramatic arts and speech communication or English. The director of student financial services shall recommend candidates to Mr.Wallace, who will select the recipient.
 
Paul R. '50 and Margie LeFever Warburton Scholarship
Established by Paul R. ’50 and Margie LeFever Warburton, awards from this fund shall be made to deserving students majoring in management and/or economics on the basis of academic merit and financial need.
 
Mary Wasserman Fine Arts Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Arthur Wasserman, professor emeritus, in memory of his wife, is awarded to a fine arts major or minor with financial need. Consideration is given to student's talent and exhibit of promise for benefitting from formal art education. In the event a fine arts major or minor is no longer offered by the College, the scholarship will be awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
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 who plans on a career in education.
 
Dean Barbara J. Welton Scholarship
This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in recognition of Dean Welton's contribution of time and service to the students during the early years of the development of Utica College. Awards shall be made to a woman student who plans to contribute to the Utica community. The recipient must demonstrate integrity, academic merit, and financial need.
 
Francis A. Wilcox Scholarship
Established by Francis A. Wilcox, this scholarship shall be awarded to full-time promising and needy students from Oneida, Herkimer, and Madison counties. The Office of Student Financial Services shall select the recipients.

Women’s Christian Association of Utica Scholarship
Established by the Women’s Christian Association of Utica, New York, this scholarship shall be awarded to students attending Utica College. The recipient will be selected by the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
Dr. Donald K. Zellner Scholarship
Established by Doris Zellner in memory of her husband, Dr. Donald K. Zellner, associate professor emeritus of psychology. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in psychology who has demonstrated academic achievement as well as financial need. All full-time psychology faculty members shall recommend awarding of the scholarship to a student of their choice.
 
Karl and Beth Zimpel Endowment Fund
Established by Karl ’75 and Beth Zimpel, awards from this fund are made to upperclass students with an interest in the field of geology and who are pursuing a major within the School of Arts and Sciences. 



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