Student Financial Services
Other Scholarship Options
Scholarships Offered by Outside (Non-UC) Organizations
UC students can apply for any of several additional scholarship options offered by area organizations. These include the following scholarships below: (Do not forget to check out our "Useful Websites" page where other scholarship websites and information are available.)
AES Engineering Solutions Scholarship
Eligibility: Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. "Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted."
How to Apply: Click here to view detailed information.
Alpha Sigma Lambda Scholarship
Eligibility: Students must be currently attending Utica College undergraduate classes, must have completed at least 30 semester hours which have been graded through the institution, (Do not include accepted transfer credits), and have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2.
How to Apply and More Information: http://www.alphasigmalambda.org
American Institute of CPAs AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 per recipient for one year
Eligibility: Current majors in accounting, finance, or information systems - Graduate or undergraduate students
AICPA/John L. Carey Scholarship
Amount: $5,000 per recipient for one year
Eligibility: Liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting and the CPA designation
How to Apply: To apply for either AICPA scholarship, download application at http://www.aicpa.org. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (919) 402-4014.
Associated General Contractors of NYS, LLC's Scholarship
Eligibility: Open to New York State residents attending a college or university in or outside New York State, majoring in construction technology or civil engineering and maintaining a 2.5 gpa or better.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information is available at http://scholarship.agc.org/
Bounce Energy Scholarship Amount: $2,500
Eligibility: Must be a current senior high school student or college student under 24 years of age achieving a 3.0 or better gpa. Must be a resident of or going to college in one of these states: New York, Pennsylvania or Texas
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information is available at http://bounceenergy.com/scholarships
CampusRN Scholarship Program
Eligibility: CampusRN will award six $2,500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region.
How to Apply: See below.
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Eligibility-The scholarship is open to any individual who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States full time in the following academic year. Decisions for each year are made by April 30 for the upcoming Fall school year. Upon award, verification of college acceptance and attendance will be made. Funds will be paid only to the school, and not to the individual.
How to Apply: See one of the following websites: www.getinbusiness.com/blog/scholarship, www,freelegalaid.com/scholarship, www.missionvacation.com/scholarship, www.techlawLLP.com/scholarship
First Source Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (Two scholarships for Utica College Students)
Eligibility: If you are planning to attend Utica College full time in the fall and are a member of First Source Federal Credit Union.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information is available at http://www.fsource.org.
John Gyles Education Award
Eligibility: Full Canadian or American citizenship; areas of post secondary study; minimum 3.5 gpa; more detailed information online.
How to Apply: Application and detailed information at http://www.johngyleseducationcenter.com/
Koster Insurance Health Careers Scholarship Program
Eligibility: All full-time undergraduate students majoring in a healthcare related field entering their junior or senior year and having a 3.0 or better gpa.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information is available at http://www.kosterweb.com.
The Edna A. Lauterback Scholarship Fund http://www.nyshcp.org/content.
The Lowe's Scholarship
Number of scholarships available: 140
Eligibility: High school seniors, maintain 3.25 gpa, demonstrate a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service and/or work experience.
How to Apply and More Information:
Eligibility: All full-time undergraduate students entering their sophomore, junior, senior year or 5th year senior and having a 3.0 or better gpa. Preferences will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry, as well as, has leadership and participation in extracurricular activities.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information is available at http://massmutual.scholarsapply.org
Violet Morris Memorial Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Eligibility: All full-time undergraduate students who are graduates of local area high schools, who are currently attending a local college. While the important focus is a runner, the intent is to reward the efforts of a person who struggled or struggles against adversity to achieve a goal.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information is available at http://www.boilermaker.com/events/violet-morris-scholarship.php Completed applications should be faxed to the Boilermaker office at (315) 734-9281.
New York State Transfer and Articulation Association (NYSTAA)
Eligibility: Must have completed an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science from a two year member school, minimum cumulative gpa 3.2
More Information and How to Apply: Applications and detailed information available at http://www.nystaa.org
New York State Occupational Therapy Association
Amount: varies per district
Eligibility: Students whose permanent address is within New York State districts listed on website, full or part time students for an Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral in Occupational Therapy degree. For more information go to http://www.nysota.org/
How to Apply: Applications are available online within your permanent address district.
Performing Arts Scholarship Auditions
Amount: $1,000 First Place and $500 Second Place
Eligibility: Resident of Oneida or Herkimer County, ages 14 through 20, demonstrate financial need, audition performance must be dance, vocal, musical theater or acting, completed application prior to audition.
How to Apply: Application and detailed information is available in the Office of Student Financial Services, school guidance counselor or call Fran Coluzza at (315) 733-6173.
2010 Price Chopper's Golub Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Eligibility: The Junior College Transfer Scholarship is for a graduate or graduating student of a community or junior college, transferring to a four year college or university, as a junior, starting the Fall semester. The Graduate or Professional School scholarship is for a graduating college senior or returning student who is planning on attending graduate school as a fully matriculated, first year graduate student for the Fall semester. (Detailed eligibility requirements on the online.)
How to Apply: The application procedures and criteria for each are described online at http://www.pricechopper.com
SPEND on LIFE Scholarship
Amount: see site for details
Number of scholarships available: see site for details
Eligibility: Students must be a legal US resident , 17 to 25 years of age, and enrolled or planning to enroll as a student at an accredited two or four year college or university to be eligible.
How to Apply: www.fastweb.com
SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship Program
Amount:see site for details
Number of scholarships available: see site for details
Eligibility:Submit your 500 to 1,000-word essay about how small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, or legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today.
How to Apply:http://www.suretybonds.com/scholarships/apply
Syracuse Builders Exchange (SBE)
Amount and Number of Scholarhips available: Variable - Scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $1,000 and/or $2,000.
Eligibility: Students must be an employee of an SBE member firm or dependent of an employee of an SBE member firm. Students need to ask the parent if their employer is a member of the Syracuse Builders Exchange. Must be enrolled as a student at an accredited college or university within New York State to be eligible. High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full time course of study at a College or University in the United States.
How to Apply: Applications available in the Office of Student Financial Services or www.syrabex.com Any inquires regarding the application can be sent to Sandy Church at email@example.com Applications can be mailed to Syracuse Builders Exchange, 6563 Ridings Road, Syracuse, NY 13206, phone, (315) 437-9936, Ext 10, fax (315) 437-8053
Tylenol® Scholarship Amount: between $5,000 and $10,000
Number of scholarships available: 40
Eligibility: Students in the health professions. Judged on leadership qualities and academic performance.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information available at www.aim.applyists.net/tylenol . You will need to login and register at the site first.
Zonta Club of the Oneida Area - Mildred Ridley Scholarship Award
Number of scholarships available: 1
Eligibility: Candidates must be female students who are going back to school to improve their lives and/or their families. They must be half way through their educational program, have an overall average of C or better, and be residents within the Canastota, Oneida, Stockbridge Valley or Vernon Verona Sherrill school districts.
How to Apply: Applications are available in the Office of Student Financial Services.
Zonta Club of Utica Award
Number of scholarships available: 3
Eligibility: Candidates must be female students 25 years of age or older who have had to leave or postpone formal education to deal with adult responsibility, and who can demonstrate significant financial need after all other forms of assistance have been exhausted.
How to Apply: Pick up a hard copy application at Student Financial Services.
Zonta Club of Utica Award - Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
Amount: $500 for local winner and becomes eligible for District scholarship of $500
Number of scholarships available: 1
Eligibility: This international scholarship is open to women entering their third or fourth year of study leading to a business-related bachelor's degree. Online students are eligible.
How to Apply: Online application and detailed information available at www.zontadistrict2.org/Utica