Our Scholarships

To award a scholarship for the Fall semester to a Tompkins Cortland Community College degree program student. It is made possible by Alternatives Federal Credit Union.

First preference will be given to Alternatives FCU members. The Student will have demonstrated financial need; can be a first time or continuing student, can be full or part-time in any degree program and will be in good academic standing as determined by the College. The recipient will demonstrate their interest or involvement in community development, socially responsible business, sustainability or green issues through related course work or community work.

This scholarship was established to provide college-related assistance to both full-time and part-time students in any academic program at TC3. Preference will be given to any daughter, son or spouse of a TC3 alumnus (degree or certificate holder).

Open to all entering and returning students. Full-time students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours in the semester in which the award is to be given. Academic achievement and financial need are considered. Student must be in good academic standing as described by the College.

AAUW Cortland Branch - Eleanor Blodgett

This fund is to provide recognition for scholarly achievement while attending Tompkins Cortland Community College. The scholarships provided for this fund are made possible by an annual gift from the Cortland Branch of the AAUW.

Recipients must be a female, a returning student that had a break in their education, a Cortland County resident for a minimum of one year, enrolled at TC3 full- or part-time in an accredited degree program, and have completed at least 48 credit hours at the time the award is given. Financial need may be considered but primary emphasis should be given to academic achievement. GPA must be 2.5 or better. Recipient intends to earn a bachelor's degree.

AAUW - Ithaca Scholarship

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student sudying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from AAUW-Ithaca.

Recipients must be women, matriculated in a degree seeking program, 25 years old or older, have a gap in their educational experience, and have demonstrated financial need.

 

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a nursing student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from Joan E. Barnes Szarszewski and Andrew J. Barnes.

Recipients must be matriculated in the nursing program and be 25 years of age or older, resident of Tompkins or Cortland county, enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits and maintain a GPA of 3.0.

This fund is to  provide educated-related financial assistance to a student at Tompkins Cortland Commuinty College and honor the life of Andy Partis. It is made possible by an annual gift from alumnus Stella Partis. This is a five year commitment that is renewable.

Recipient will be a full-time student in the construction technology degree program with serious intent to work in the field upon completion of the degree. Recipient must have a 2.5 minimum GPA and demonstrated financial need.

This fund is to provide College related financial assistance to recent graduate of the Homer High School who will be attending TC3. This scholarship is made possible by an annual gift from Paul and Genevieve Suits.

Recipient must be a recent graduate of Homer Senior High School who has applied for and been accepted at Tompkins Cortland Community College for the upcoming fall semseter. The recipient must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours. As a high school student, the recipient must have earned a C or better averange and have demonstrated financial need. (other criteria may be included such as volunteer service, etc.) Recipients are chosen by Homer high School and the award is announced at graduation.

Two award two scholarships annually to business or accounting degree program students. It is made possible by the Bailey Place Insurance offices in Drdyen, Cortland and Ithaca.

Recipients will be full time students in the business or accounting degree program. Students can be first-time students or continuing students who are in good academic standing. First preference: awards will be made to one recipient each from Tompkins County and Cortland County; two recipients from either county would be acceptable. Scholarships will be non-need based.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to one male student and one female student preparing for a career in the fields of Computer Science, Engineering Science or Accounting.

Recipients must be matriculated in either the Accounting, Computer Science or Engineering Science program at Tompkins Cortland Community College and have completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours toward the AS and AAS degree, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

To be awarded to a Tompkins Cortland Community College nursing program student.

Bunny passed away in 2008. She was a nurse practitioner and manager of Ithaca Dialysis prior to her retirement. Bunny touched numerous lives over her forty years in the nursing field.

This scholarship will go to a full-time, second year nursing student in the fall semester. The recipient must display compassion, competency, a kind bedside manner, and placing the needs of others above their own. The recipient must display a willingness to lend a hand to their classmates, peers, family and display a level of community involvement. The recipient must have an appreciation, zest and love of life, family, friends, peers, and education!

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a students enrolled in the AAS degree program for nursing at TC3. The fund was established in 1990 by an endowment from Mr. John Sotham to honor his wife.

Recipients must have successfully completed the first two semesters of the Nursing program and have declared his/her intention to complete the two-year Nursing program. The student must demonstrate clinical excellence as determined by the Nursing staff. Financial need wil also be considered.

The nursing faculty will recommend eligible students to the Office of Financial Aid.

Accounting Scholarship in Memory of Dennis G. Jones

This fund is to provide College related financial assistance to an Accounting student at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by an annual gift from the accounting firm of Ciaschi, Dietershagen, Little, and Mickelson in memory of Dennis G. Jones.

Recipient must be a returning student matriculated in an accounting degree program at Tompkins Cortland Community College and have completed a minimum of twenty-four (24) credit hours with a grade point average of 3.0 in the major area of study and an overall grade point average of 2.8. The recipient must have successfully completed Accounting 203 and be enrolled for at least seven (7) credit hours in the semester in which the award is to be made. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.  NOTE: Need should be a factor. Part-time students are encouraged to apply.

 

To award a scholarship for the Fall semester to a Tompkins Cortland Community College degree program student. It is made possible by CFCU Community Credit Union.

Recipient will have demonstrated financial need and can be a new or continuing full time student in any degree program. Student will have graduated from a Tompkins or Cortland County high school and needs to be a resident of Tompkins or Cortland County. New students will have a C or better high school average; continuing students at TC3 will be in good academic standing at the College.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from the City Federation of Women's Organizations in honor of the City Federation of Women's Organization Founders.

Recipient must be female resident of Tompkins County, who maintains a 2.5 GPA or higher, displays a commitment to her community, is a leader amongst her peers, and demonstrated financial need. The student recipient will be encouraged to attend the CFWO annual meeting, normally held in May, to speak briefly on her studies at TC3.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students. This fund is made possible by an annual gift from Dennis Whittaker.

Recipients must be a full or part time students and graduates of Newark Valley High School with a 3.0 GPA.

To award a scholarship for the Fall semesters of 2009-13 to Tompkins Cortland Community College degree program students. It is made possible by Chemung Canal Trust Company.

Recipeints will have demonstrated financial need and will be full time students in any degree program. Students can be freshmen who have graduated from a Tompkins County high school with a C+ or higher average. Students can also be continuing, non-traditional students* at TC3 who are in good academic stadnging at the College, and are residents of Tompkins County.

* Non-traditional student being someone 25 years of age or older.

This fund is to provide education-related financial assistance to female students at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by a bequest from the estate of Crystal A. Clift.

Recipients must be full or part-time matriculated female students in good academic standing as described by the College. Preference is given to rural or small-town Tompkins or Cortland County residents who have experienced a break in their educational path. 

Students must have demonstrated financial need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed, along with any other documentation required by the financial aid office to determine need. This scholarship is a two-year commitment provided that the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria.

This fund is to provide college-related assistance to students at Tompkins Cortland Community College. These tuition scholarships are made possible through Compos Mentis of Ithaca.

Applicants must be registered students at Tompkins Cortland Community College who have experienced a Major Mental Illness such as Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression or Schizophrenia. Applications from returning veterans are welcome.  Preference may be given to those preparing for a career in a mental health profession.
 

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from Bradley and Nancy Corbitt.

Needs based grant to women who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and/or their families.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance for four students enrolled in the AAS degree program in Nursing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was established to recognize the work of nurses within our community.

Recipients must be a Cortland county resident matriculated in the Nursing program at Tompkins Cortland Community College and demonstrate financial need. Students must be in good academic standing as described by the College.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student interested in purchasing a CSA share, either fall or full season, through The TC3 Farm, LLC.

Recipients must be enrolled and in good academic standing during the CSA season.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students of diversity. This fund is made possible by an annual gift from Seth Thompson.

Recipients must be a matriculated second year student with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Open to students who have been historically under-represented and have graduated from a high school in New York State. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required and any other documentation required by the financial aid office in order to determine need.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from Donald W. and Joan E. B. Szarszewski.

Recipients must be matriculated in any degree program. Resident of Tompkins or Cortland county, maintain a GPA of 3.0, and demonstrate financial need.

This fund is to provide college related financial assistance to a student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The scholarship is made possible by an endowment offered through the TC3 Foundation in honor of former Tompkins Cortland Community College president, Eduardo J. Marti.

Recipient may be any second-year student enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College, with a preference given to a Phi Theta Kappa student enrolled in the Liberal Arts and Sciences-Math/Science program. Student must have earned a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. The award will be made to the student meeting these criteria who has demonstrated the greatest financial need.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying in the Liberal Arts Math/Science area. It is made possible by an endowment in memory of Dr. Kenneth Lieberman.

Recipients must be matriculated in the Liberal Arts Math/Science degree program and planning to transfer. Recipients must have completed at least fifteen (15) credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. The recipient may be enrolled full- or part-time. Individuals who plan to pursue careers in the health field will be given preference for this award. Financial need may also be a consideration in selecting qualified recipients.

 

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance for four students enrolled in the AAS degree program in Nusing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was established by Dr. Melita Mertz.

Recipients must be a second year student, matriculated in the Nursing program at Tompkins Cortland Community College and, demonstrate financial need. Students must be in good academic standing as described by the College. Students with the highest need will be awarded.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to students enrolled in the AAS degree program in Nursing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was established by an endowment from Charlotte Bruce and friends and family of Dr. Robert L. Bruce in 1990 in memory of Dr. Robert L. Bruce.

Recipient must be enrolled full-time at Tompkins Cortland Community College, have successfully completed the first semester of the Nursing program, and have declared his/her intention to complete the two-year Nursing program. To be eligible an applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to students enrolled in the AAS degree program in Nursing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The Fund was established by an endowment from Charlotte Bruce in memory of Dr. Robert L. Bruce.

Recipient must be a second year student, matriculated in the Nursing program at Tompkins Cortland Community College and, demonstrate financial need. Student must be in good academic standing as described by the College.

This fund is to provide College-related assistance to a business or accounting student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by an annual gift from the Dryden Mutual Insurance Company in memory of Helen C. Gwilt.

Recipient must be a full-time matriculated student in either the business or accounting degree program. The student could be either a first time student or a continuing student with a GPA of 2.8 or better. (This could be a two-year commitment.) Preference will be given to a Cortland County student (Homer, when possible). Students must also have on file a completed financial aid form and any other documentation required by the financial aid office in order to determine need. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from Patrick Mercer and potentially others. The intent of this fund is to build an Endowment via splitting an annual gift.

Recipients must be matriculated in any degree program and be in good academic standing as described by the College (high school grades can be used to determine success of incoming students). Preference will be given to an incoming student, regardless of age. Recipient must be either a Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient or an Eagle Scout and must provide verification card or paperwork.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students traveling abroad for reason of academic enhancement.

Recipients may be enrolled in any part-time or full-time program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. To be eligible, an applicant must be traveling abroad as part of an academic program. Further, eligible students must hold a GPA of 2.5 and have completed 12 credit hours. Financial need may be considered.

This fund is to provide college-related assistance to students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipients may be enrolled in any part-time or full-time program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. To be eligible, an applicant must demonstrate a financial need that if not met will prevent the applicant from being able to continue as a student at the College.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to recent high school graduates from Tompkins, Cortland, and Tioga Counties who will be enrolled in full-time study at Tompkins Cortland Community College. This scholarship is provided as a tribute to the work of Fay Stafford, and is made possible by an annual gift from the First National Bank of Dryden, New York.

Recipient must  have applied for and been accepted into one of the business programs at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The individual, as a high school student, must have earned a minimum grade of C or better as an overall average and must have demonstrated financial need. The recipient must be enrolled for at least twelve (12) credit hours in each semester in which the award would be made. First preference shall be given to a Dryden district student with Tompkins, Cortland, and Tioga counties to follow in that order.

To encourage students with academic achievement and financial need to enroll in TC3 by providing financial assistance for the purchase of books and course related supplies at the College bookstore.

Award is for entering full-time student with preference given to students from local areas (Cortland, Tompkins, or Tioga counties). Both documented financial need and academic achievement are considered. Continuing students will be considered after new students have been identified providing funds are remaining.

 

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying in the Nursing Program and is made possible by endowment from Beverly Baker in memory of her mother, G. Arlene Baker.

The original intent of this scholarship was to award a $1,000 scholarship.

Recipient must be first year students matriculated in the Nursing degree program who have demonstrated a financial need. Award will be made on the basis of demonstrated financial need and potential for academic success.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student in the graphic design program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. This scholarship is made possible through an anonymous gift.

The individual must be enrolled in the graphic design program, have completed 24 credit hours, and earned a minimum grade of "B" or better. Recipient must have demonstrated financial need.

This endowment is to provide college-related financial asssitance to a student matriculated in the Hotel and Restaurant Management program at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipient must have applied for and been accepted at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The individual must have earned a minimum grade of "B" or better as an overall average and must have demonstrated financial need. Preference shall be given to Ithaca Innkeepers Association employees, including Ramada and Clarion Inns.

This fund is to provide college related financial assistance to two recent graduates of the Homer public school system (one male, one female) who will be studying in the business area at Tompkins Cortland Community College. This scholarship is made possible by an annual gift from the Homer Men & Boys Store in Homer, NY.

Recipients must be recent graduates of Homer Senior High School who have applied for and been accepted into one of the business programs at Tompkins Cortland Community College. As a high school student, the recipient must have earned a C or better average and have demonstrated financial need. Recipients chosen by Homer High School must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying in the Business Administration area and is made  possible by an annual gift of the Ithaca Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

Recipients must be a second year, full-time, matriculated student seeking an Associates Degree in Business Administration with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who resides in Tompkins or Cortland County. Preference will be given first to an associate family member of the Association (not restricted to the Ithaca associates).

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to a female student at Tompkins Cortland Community Collee. It is made possible by an endowment from the Ithaca Business and Professional Women's Club.

Recipient must be a full-time matriculated student in any major who carries a 2.5 or better GPA. Preference will be given to a Tompkins County student. Financial Aid forms must be completed and demonstrate need. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

This fund is to provide recognition for scholarly achievement and community service for students while attending Tompkins Cortland Community College. Scholarships provided from this fund are made possible by an annual gift from Ithaca Rotary Club.

Recipients must be enrolled full-time, be pursuing a degree, active in community service while maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Preference is Tompkins County residents.

This scholarship is to provide college-related financial assistance to a a woman student enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a final gift from the Ithaca Woman's Club with the hope the fund will eventually be endowed by donors. The fund will continue as long as there are funds to distribute each year. Our current policies do not allow funds with zero balances.

Recipients must be enrolled full- or part-time, be pursuing a degree, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to Tompkins County residents.

This scholarship fund has been created to honor the memory of Isidore "Izzy" Ellin. Izzy was a physics professor and entrepreneur in Connecticut. Izzy was a strong supporter of technical and community college education. Izzy's family and friends wish to remember Izzy as a lifelong friend and supporter of those in need.

First preference will be given to a female student within a science degree program in good academic standing as described by the College. Student will have a financial need that if not met will prevent them from continuing their educational path.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students. This fund is made possible by gifts from John and Joan Conners.

Funds will be disbursed on an annual basis and will transition to an endowed fund once the minimum threshold, per the Foundation's policy, has been reached.

Recipient must be a veteran of the USA. Recipient must also have earned 15 credits and be in good academic standing, as described by the College. The award will be given to the applicant who meets the stated criteria.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to a nursing student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by gifts from the family and friends of Jane Allan.

Recipient must be a full-time second year matriculated student in the nursing degree program. Students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or better. Preference will be given to a student studying abroad.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to a non-traditional student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. This student must have had a break in his or her educational experience.

Recipient may be matriculated in any major and attending Tompkins Cortland Community College part-time. This is a no-need-based award.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance in the form of grants to students entering the nursing program at TC3

Recipients must be enrolled in the Nursing  program. To be eligible, an applicant must demonstrate financial need.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students. This fund is made possible by an endowment from the Civil War Nurses Fund Committee.

Recipients must be registered for the third semester of the nursing program. The award may be given to any student in good standing, as described by the College, but preference will be given to someone who is a single parent.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community  College and is made possible by a gift from Sue Perlgut in memory of her father Louis Perlgut.

Recipients must be matriculated in biotechnology and be in good academic standing as described by the college. Student should also be planning a career in the biochemistry field. Preference will be given to a female student.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College

Recipients must be non-traditional student matriculated in Nursing program be in good academic standing as described by the college. Student should also be pursuing, through the nursing program, their second career. Preference of a student with an interest in art.

This fund is to provide recognition for scholarly achievement for students in the Business Administration program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Scholarships provided from this fund are made possible by an annual gift from M&T Bank through M&T Charitable Committee.

The recipient must be a returning student matriculated in Business Administration degree program at Tompkins Cortland Community College and have completed a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The recipient must be enrolled for at least twelve (12) credit hours in the semester in which the award is to be made. The awards will be made to the individual with the highest cumulative grade point average who meets the above criteria. If there is no suitable candidate with a 3.0 GPA, the Department Chair will recommend a promising student that he/she feels is a strong candidate.

This fund provides College-related financial assistance to international students (interested in Asian students especially those from South East Asia) enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund is made possible by annual gifts from The Martin F. Hatch Fund for Religious and Charitable Uses.

Recipients must be enrolled full-time at Tompkins Cortland Community College, be a citizen of a country other than the United States and hold a  valid non-resident VISA. To be eligible, an applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, or a first semester student must have demonstrated the potential for academic success.

This fund was created to honor the life and legacy of Mallory Luciano, a 2011 graduate of the Nursing program. It was created to provide college-related financial assistance to a second year student studying Nursing at Tompkins Cortland Community College from Tompkins County and is made possible by a gift from family and friends of Mallory Luciano.

Recipients must be second year students in the Nursing degree program, living in Tompkins County, with high financial need, and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

This fund is to provide college related financial assistance to Tioga County students attending Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipients may be enrolled in an y part-time or full-time program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. To be eligible, an applicant must demonstrate a financial need which if not met will prevent the applicant from being able to continue as a student at the College.

This fund is to provide college related financial assistance to nursing students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is a memorial fund named for Martha Gibbs, the first Nursing Department director at TC3, who was responsible for much of the planning of the two year RN degree program initiated in 1974 at TC3.

Recipients must be enrolled full-time in the nursing program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. To be eligible, an applicant must demonstrate a financial need which if not met will prevent applicant from being able to continue as a student at the College.

This fund is to provide college related financial assistance to women students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipients may be enrolled in any part-time or full-time program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. To be eligible, an applicant must demonstrate a financial need that if not met will prevent the applicant from being able to continue as a student at the College.

 

This fund is to provide college-related assistance to a woman student enrolled in the Human Services program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The scholarship is made possible by an annual gift from the family and friends of Michele E. McFadden who was tragically killed in a car accident in 1989.

Recipient must be a woman enrolled full- or part-time in the Human Services program. If a major in Human Services does not apply, students with the established criteria majoring in Chemical Dependency or Early Childhood may be considered. Preference will be given to a student who has reentered college. Student must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a students enrolled at TC3.

There are two separate awards. One is to help students in the Nursing program at the College, and the other is not restricted to a particular program.  To be eligible, an applicant must demonstrate a financial need which if not met will prevent the applicant from being able to continue as a student at the College.

This Fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students. This fund is made possible by an annual gift from NBT Bank.

Recipients must be matriculated in any degree program with a "B" or better GPA. Students must reside in Cortland County and demonstrate financial need. The awards will be given to the applicants who meet the above criteria.

This Fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College students. This fund is made possible by an annual gift from NBT Bank.

Recipient must be a matriculated student who demonstrates the greatest need in the College and reside in Cortland County. Recipient must also have a "B" or better GPA. The award will be given to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a Dryden High School graduate in recognition of academic merit. This student must be enrolled in full-time study at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipient must have applied for and been accepted at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The individual, as a high school student, must have earned a minimum grade of "B" or better as an overall average and must have demonstrated financial need. The recipient must be enrolled for at least twelve (12) credit hours in each semester in which the award would be made. First preference shall be given to a Dryden resident. Second choice would be a resident of Cortland.

The mission of the Firefighters Foundation is to furnish scholarship assistance to the dependents and immediate family members of New York firefighters who were killed or disabled in the line of duty.

The criteria for scholarship assistance is that the recipient be a dependent or immediate family member of a New York firefighter who were killed or disabled in the line of duty.

Fields of study and grade point averages are not considerations with regard to the granting of this scholarship.

1. GPA of 2.5 or higher

2. Show demonstrated financial need

3. Must reside or parents reside in a participating county (see fact sheet on scholarship)

4. Must fill out special Home Bureaus scholarship form (see page 9 of NYSFEDHB scholarship booklet)

5. Must be humanities major

6. Cannot be a foreign student in the US on a student visa

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student matriculated in the Engineering Science program at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipient must be a second year student, matriculated in the Engineering Science program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The individual must have earned a minimum grade of 3.0 or better as an overall average and must have graduated from a high school in one of the following counties: Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga, Tompkins. The recipient must  have demonstrated financial need.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying Nursing Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from the Sandy and Jay True Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County.

Recipients must be matriculated in the Nursing program and be in good academic standing as described by the college. Student should also demonstrate an interest in community health nursing.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying in the Liberal Arts Math/Science area and is made possible by an annual gift from the office of Dr. Robert Baker, in memory of Dr. Edward C. King, D.D.S.

Recipients must be matriculated in the Liberal Arts Math/Science degree program and have completed at least thirty (30) credit hours toward earning a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. Individuals who plan to pursue careers in dentistry or related  health fields will be given preference for this award.

This fund provides college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by an annual gift from Pam Silverstein, in memory of her husband, Spence Silverstein, a true entrepreneur and in honor of all entrepreneurs.

Applicant must be enrolled either full/part time in any program, have completed 15 credit hours while maintaining a minimum grade point average of 2.5. The required essay must capture the essence of the entrepreneurial spirit. A reference is also required from either a TC3 faculty or staff.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to a student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by the annual gift of Linda and Ed Pasto and family and friends of the Pasto family.

Recipient must be a full-time matriculated student in the human services, nursing, or chemical dependency degree program. Recipient must intend to pursue a career in serving populations at risk such as, mentally ill, developmentally challenged, drug/alcohol abuse, physically challenged, or elderly. Student must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or better.

This fund is to provide student recognition for academic achievement while attending Tompkins Cortland Community College, by paying for the PTK membership fee. This scholarship is made possible by an endowment.

Recipients must be joining Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at the time the award(s) is given. Multiple students may receive the award.

This fund is to provide College-related financail assistance to student-parents at Tompkins Cortland Community College to assist with funding their child or children at the Arthur Kuckes Childcare Center. This student(s) must demonstrate hard work, aptitude, and a desire to continue with his/her education and demonstrate financial need in order to qualify.

Recipient(s) must be matriculated in any program at Tompkins Cortland Community College.  The student(s) must be in good academic standing as described by the College. The Director of the Childcare Center will administer the award(s) based on applicant pool and available funds.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from Deborah Hoard.

Recipients must be matriculated in any academic program and be in good academic standing as described by the college. Student should also be planning a career in the social justice field.

Recipient will be invited to the studio of PhotoSynthesis and will make attempts to visit the studio. This will be coordinated through the alumni and development office.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to a student leader on the TC3 campus. This fund was established in the 2007-2008 academic year with funds that were raised in an effort led by the Student Activities Office during the 2006-2007 academic year.

Recipient must be a matriculated student who is active or in a leadership role in a campus-sponsored club, organization, or committee. The student must have completed at least 15 credit hours toward his/her degree. The student must have a GPA of 2.5 or better. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student preparing for a career in the field of Electrical/Electronic Technology.

Recipients must be enrolled in the Electrical Technology program and have completed at least thirty (30) credit hours. The $750 award will be presented to the student who has the highest GPA within his/her major. A second award of $750 will be presented to the student who has the highest GPA within his/her major for the spring semester. Recipients must be a United States Citizen and reside in Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Onondaga, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga or Tompkins County.

If there is no student in the Electrical Technology program who meets all criteria, the award will be given to a student in the Enginering Science program who meets all the criteria. If there is no student in either the Electrical Technology or the Engineering Science program who meets all criteria, the award will be given to a student in the Computer Science program who meets all the criteria. If there is no student in any of the above three programs who meets all the criteria, the award will be held until the spring or the following fall and given to a student who meets all the criteria at that time.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to an office management and administration student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by an endowment by the Ithaca Chapter of the Professional Secretary International.

Recipient must be a full-time matriculated student in the office management program. The student must be a second semester student with a GPA of 2.8 and participate in some form of community service. Students must also have on file a completed financial aid form and any other documentation required by the financial aid office in order to determine need. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

 

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to a returning non-traditional student at Tompkins Cortland Community College. It is made possible by an endowment from the friends and family of Richard Shaw.

Recipient must be a non-traditional, matriculated student enrolled for at least nine credit hours in any major. The recipient must also be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to Tompkins and Cortland County students. Financial Aid forms must be completed. The award will be made to the applicant who most closely meets the above criteria. The award is need based and the recipient will be selected by the Financial Aid Office Staff.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to students enrolled in the AAS Nursing degree program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was establishsed by the Bangs family in memory of Rita M. Bangs, RN.

Recipient must be an incoming student enrolled full-time in the Nursing program. Student must reside in Tompkins or Cayuga County and demonstrate financial need. Student must exhibit an ongoing commitment to human service within their community and have intent to be active within the nursing or EMT career field.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to students enrolled in the AAS degree program in Nursing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was established in memory of Robin Wittner Marzolf.

Recipient must be a Dryden High School graduate, matriculated in the Nursing or Chemical Dependency Counseling program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Student must have dedication, enthusiasm, and school spirit. Student must be in good academic standing as described by the College.

This fund is to provide College related financial assistance to a paralegal student at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by an annual gift from the TC3's Paralegal Advisory Council.

Recipient must be matriculated in the paralegal degree program full- or part-time at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The recipient must have successfully completed Legal Research and Drafting (PARA 130) with a "B" or better. The student must have demonstrated financial need. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

Samuel and Marietta David felt that to make a community a special place for all to live you had to enhance your own life. This merit scholarship is intended to acknowledge a student who exemplifies the work and volunteer ethics of Samuel and Marietta Davie, two extraordinary people.

Recipient must be a full-time, matriculated student seeking a degree and enrolled for at least 12 credit hours and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better. Recipient must volunteer in the community for at least ten hours per month. This can be at their church, food banks, Red Cross, Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts, Student Government such as officer of SAB or PTK, or any other civil orgnization of their choosing just as long as their volunteer work benefits their community. They must also work at least ten  hours a week; however, preference will be given to a student working more than ten hours. This merit scholarship is renewable each semester as long as the recipient continues to meet the criteria.

 

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College nursing students. This fund is made possible by an endowment from the Civil War Nurses Fund Committee.

Recipients must be registered for the second semester of the nursing program. The award may be given to any student in good standing, as described by the College, but preference will be given to someone who has served in the US military.

This fund provides College-related financial assistance to Native American students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund is made possible by a generous gift from an anonymous donor and is meant to supplement funding through the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs and New York state scholarships for tribal members.

Recipients must be enrolled full-time at Tompkins Cortland Community College and be able to prove that they are a Native American. To be eligible, an applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, or a first semester student must have demonstrated the potential for academic success. The student must also have demonstrated financial need.

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to any employee of Oak Hill Manor wishing to obtain a nursing degree at Tompkins Cortland Community College. This student must be currently employed as a nurse's aide with Oak Hill Manor.

Recipient must be matriculated in nursing and attending Tompkins Cortland Community College full/part-time. They must be currently working at Oak Hill Manor and completed at least one year of service there at the time of application.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to Tompkins Cortland Community College nursing students. This fund is made possible by an endowment from the Civil War Nurses Fund Committee.

Recipients must be entering the first year of the nursing program, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and demonstrate financial need. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required and any other documentation required by the financial aid office in order to determine need.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance for students matriculated in the Sustainable Farming Program.

Recipients must be in good academic standing. Funds can be used to purchase class supplies.

This fund is intended to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from the Adjunct Association of Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipients must be part-time, matriculated in a degree-seeking program, in good academic standing as described by the college, and graduating or near graduating in May 2019.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tomkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from the Spencer Masonic Lodge.

Recipients must be first-year matriculated students in good academic standing as described by the college (one male recipient and one female recipient). Preference will be given to a recipient that shows a history of community service and demonstrates financial need and is a graduate of Spencer VanEtten school.

This fund is to provide College related financial assistance to a Tompkins Cortland Community College business student and is made possible by a gift from Strategic Financial Services.

Recipient must be a full-time, second year student, matriculated in a business degree program at Tompkins Cortland Community College with a minimum grade point average of 2.8 and must have demonstrated financial need. If there is not a recipient that meets the criteria, the recipient will be selected by the scholarship selection committee.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to a student studying at Tompkins Cortland Community College and is made possible by a gift from Sue Perlgut/CloseToHome Productions.

Recipients must be matriculated in Communications and Media Art program and be in good academic standing as described by the college.  Student should also be interested in the production of documentaries. Preference will be given to a female student.

This fund is to  provide help to student/parents to meet the cost of childcare at the FSA Child Care Center while attending Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Need must be verified. There should be little or no other sources of support for child care available.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Students must apply for this program through the existing procedure in use by the child care center, using the standard application.

2. The Child Care Center will verify student income using its current procedures.

3. Students may apply on a revolving application basis - there is no deadline for application.

4. Students must pay a portion of their childcare costs.

5. Recipients of this award will be eligible for little or no other sources for support for child care costs.

6. Support will be placed against the cost of care.

7. FSA Child Care will advise Development Office of recipients.

8. The decision is  handled by the Director of Child Care.

For a full-time student matriculated in a  program of study at TC3. The award will be made on the basis of grade point average and demonstrated financial need.

TC3 Memorial Scholarship Fund

This endowed fund was established by numerous memorial gifts to the Foundation. It was established by the families and friends of the following individuals:

*Ruth Collins

*Robert Cole

*Diane Febo

*Frances Freitas - mother of Dr. Nancy Lieberman. Dr. Lieberman was an original faculty member and retired from the College in 2000.

*Reverend William Greer - husband of Holly Greer.  Mrs. Greer served on the College Board of Trustees from 1987-1997.

*May G. Grossman - mother of faculty member Rick Grossman

*Keith Honnick

*Lee LaFite

*Linda Reynolds - member of our nursing faculty

*Ralph Smith

*Lee Swartwout - established by his wife Virginia Swartwout. Mrs. Swartwout was a member of the TC3 Board of Trustees from 1988 to 1999.

*Robert Owen Dingman

*Doris and Art Parker

*Joseph Sanford - Retiree of TC3

*Ed and Mary Tracy

Recipients must be a full-time student and  matriculated in a program of study. The award will be made on the basis of the grade point average and demonstrated financial need.

This fund is to provide College related financial assistance to students enrolled in the AAS degree program in Nursing at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was established by an endowment from the Howell Foundation, Inc. in September of 1980.

Recipients must be enrolled in the Nursing program. Preference will be given to recipients that have interest in working in the healthcare field in Tompkins County. Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to two Tompkins Cortland Community College students who are excelling through their academic studies and volunteer work in the Communication or Broadcasting Production Degree Program.  This fund is made possible by an annual gift from Chris Xaver.

Recipients must volunteer with campus clubs or event which benefit fellow students and the College beyond that of classroom experience. The recipients must also be a matriculated sophomore in either the Communication or Broadcasting Production Degree Program with a 2.7 or higher GPA. The award will be given to the applicants who most closely meet the above criteria.

An award of $500 and a certificate of merit will be given to one Tompkins Cortland Community College student in the spring semster of each year. The purpose of this award is to encourage experiences beyone those available in the student's degree program.

Innovation and entrepreneurship can be defined as in initiative; the pursuit of new ideas and methods; or encouraging new and different ways of learning. Innovation and entrepreneurship can include (but is not limited to) such things as demonstrated leadership, service in or to an organization, undertaking a special project related to one's course of study or to something at TC3. Those select4ed for this award will be risk takers or idea pursuers.

Nomination Process:

*A TC3 faculty or staff member must nominate students for this award. A group of students may also be nominated; however, the award amount remains the same.

*The nomination deadline will be posted annually.

Open to all entering and returning students. Full-time students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours in the semester in which the award is to be given. Academic achievement and financial need are considered. Student must be in good academic standing as described by the College. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required and any other documentation required by the financial aid office in order to determine need.

This scholarship was established to provide college-related assistance to a full-time student in any technology-related academic program at TC3. Preference will be given to students seeking careers as programmers, system engineers, technicians, and other similar occupations.

Open to all entering and returning students. Full-time students must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours in the semester in which the award is to be given. Academic achievement and financial need are considered. Student must be in good academic standing as described by the College.

To be awarded to a Tompkins Cortland Community College student to honor the 60th wedding anniversary of Jane and John Marcham. This scholarship is made possible through the Marcham family. This scholarship is a one year commitment and reviewable in spring 2014.

Jane and John Marcham attended Cornell University in the late 1940's and early 1950's and then made Ithaca their home. Active in local politics and the community, Jane and John support education in its many forms in Tompkins County. John chaired the Tompk

This scholarship will go to a financially needy second year student in the spring semster. Student must reside in Tompkins County and have demonstrated financial need.

This fund is to provide financial assistance to a Tompkins Cortland Community College student.

Recipient must be directly out of high school and a first generation student (first in the family to attend college).

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to students enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College.

Recipients must be full-time students enrolled in any program of study at Tompkins Cortland Community College. To be eligible, the student must be:

1) a single female head-of-household student with dependent(s);

or

2) a single male head-of-household student with dependent(s);

or

3) a Vietnam Veteran who no longer has access to educational benefits.

Student must be a custodial parent. Students must maintain a cumulative grade-point 3.0 or above. Student must demonstrate financial need.

This fund is to provide College related financial assistance to a Tompkins Cortland Community College student, participating in study abroad Italy, in the Hotel and Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts or Wine Marketing degree programs. This scholarship is supported by a gift from Patitucci-Cucina.

Recipients must be a second semester student, full time, the Hotel and Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts or Wine Marketing programs. Recipient must also be attending the Italy study abroad program with a grade point average of 2.7 and have financial need. Recipients must also be an active HRA member or volunteered. The award will be made to the applicant who meets the above criteria.

Established by an anonymous donor, this program will support the development of a strong work ethic among full time TC3 students, reinforce the value of community service, and reward academic success through a program of financial assistance designed to replace student loans.

Full-time students must: 1)  have been employed for at least 10 hours per week prior to starting college. The student must either have, or be prepared to obtain, employment for at least 10 hours of work per week during the academic semester. 2) have a record of volunteer service as a high school student or as an adult member of the community and be willing to devote a minimum of 30 hours per semester to volunteer service while enrolled. Volunteer service may include a combination of service activities, leadership, and athletics. 3) have demonstrated the potential for academic success through high school grades or placement tests. Preference will be given to students who are working  on their first TC3 degree.

Once a student is accepted to the program, the award will continue until he/she receives his/her degree, unless a recipient fails to meet the criteria for the second semester. In order to continue as a member of The Service Tradition of TC3 a student must: 1) be employed for at least 10 hours per week during the academic semester. 2) devoted a minimum of 30 hours per semester to volunteer service in community or College-based organizations in the past semester and be willing to provide 30 hours of volunteer service in the current semester. 3) maintain a GPA of 2.7 or better.

This fund is to provide college-related financial assistance to matriculated students at Tompkins Cortland Community College. This scholarship is made possible through the Tioga State Bank.

Recipients must be a graduate of Candor, Newfield, Owego, Spencer VanEtten, or Waverly. Students must also be full-time matriculated with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Recipients must have demonstrated a commitment to their community through community service.

The Tompkins Cortland Community College Foundation established this fund to support the mission of the College to graduate globally aware citizens by lessening the financial burden for students wishing to participate in study abroad opportunities.

Recipients must be enrolled in an appropriate study abroad course and be in good academic standing with the College.

This fund is to provide financial assistance, for textbooks, to Tompkins Cortland Community College students. This fund is made possible by an annual gift from Lucy Yang and Larry Chase.

Recipients must be matriculated full time, second year student with a "B" or better GPA. Preference will be given to students in the Sport Management degree program. The awards will be given to the applicants who meet the above criteria.

 

This fund is to provide College-related financial assistance to students enrolled in the AAS Nursing degree program at Tompkins Cortland Community College. The fund was established by an endowment from the Ithaca Rotary Club and Robert R. Sprole, Sr. in 1990 in memory of Zetta Sprole.

Recipient must be enrolled full-time and have successfully completed the first semester of the Nursing program and have declared his/her intention to complete the two-year Nursing program. To be eligible an applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.