Existing Scholarships

The SUNY Pathways Scholarship helps high-performing students committed to completing their associate and bachelor's degrees in two and four years, respectively. The program is designed to minimize financial barriers to completion, provides a gateway to further education, and creates connections at the bachelor degree granting SUNY colleges and universities. Apply today!

 
Students can apply for the scholarships below by submitting the SUNY CCC Scholarship Common Application.

SUNY CCC Scholarship Common Application

Scholarship availability depends on funding for current-year distribution and can fluctuate on an annual basis.

  • Abbie J. Chapman '75 Nursing Scholarship - Available to a student enrolled in the Nursing program.
  • Alumni Family Scholarship - Available to full-time students who are relatives of CCC alumni.
  • Amelia G. Creath Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time Mathematics/Sciences student who intends to transfer for a bachelor's in natural or physical sciences.
  • Amory Houghton, Jr. Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from Chemung, Schuyler, or Steuben County who demonstrates potential, promise, and drive.
  • Anna S. Hanas Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school who has an interest in performing arts or human services.
  • Arlene Evenden Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who is a member, or is related to a member, of the American Legion Family (Legion, Auxiliary, Sons of) located in Chemung, Schuyler, or Steuben Counties.
  • Bonnie and Viola Scholarship - Available to a full-time, first-generation student from a local high school.
  • Carl H. and M. Suzanne Blowers Scholarship - Available to students who either live or work in Schuyler County with preference given to non-traditional students.
  • Class of '60 Scholarship - Available to a new entering student who is experiencing college for the first time and who most parallels the college experience of the students in the Class of 1960, CCC's first graduating class.
  • Corning Credit Union Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school who is interested in the field of banking or finance.
  • Dan McGarry Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who has overcome disabilities or significant hardship to pursue his or her higher education.
  • Dandy Mini Mart Scholarship - Available to full-time students who reside outside of New York State.
  • Daniel S. Hoover Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who demonstrates academic achievement and a strong desire for education.
  • Doris A. Bovee Memorial Scholarship - Available to one female and one male student from a local high school who is not receiving other scholarship or grant funding.
  • Dr. James W. Hudson Memorial Music Scholarship - Available to a full-time, continuing student who has demonstrated success during his/her first year of musical study.
  • Dr. Katherine P. Douglas Scholarship - Available to continuing students with a CCC CGPA of 3.0 or higher; one (1) who has completed at least 12 credit hours in a STEM degree program, and one (1) who has competed at least 12 credit hours of Social Sciences courses.
  • Emma Donegan Scholarship - Available to full-time students who graduated from the Corning-Painted Post School District.
  • Ernest E. Johnston Memorial Scholarship - Available to full-time students with the best mix between financial need and academic performance who graduated from the Corning-Painted Post School District.
  • First Heritage Federal Credit Union Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school pursuing an academic program in Math, Business, or Accounting.
  • Florence Healy Nursing Scholarship - Available to a full-time Nursing student with a commitment and positive attitude toward the profession.
  • Helen and Waldo Longwell Scholarship - Available to a full-time first-generation student from a high school district in Chemung County.
  • Hilliard Foundation Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school who is enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology program or other related program approved by the Hilliard Foundation.
  • J-Rodz Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school enrolled in the Auto Body or Auto Technology programs.
  • Jeremiah and Margaret Reagan Family Fund - Available to a full-time student who resides in Chemung, Schuyler, or Steuben County.
  • John J. and Micheline A. MicKinney Scholarship - Available to full-time students who are actively enrolled in Nursing coursework.
  • Kate Danforth Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time student enrolled in the Mathematics/Sciences program who expresses an interest in math and demonstrates financial need.
  • Kelly Oakley Endowment Scholarship for Women - Available to a full-time, continuing, non-traditional, female student who previously achieved Dean's List.
  • Kelly Skoreski Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time student in the Nursing program who graduated from a high school district in Chemung County.
  • Linda Patrick and Chuck Edmister Nursing Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school who is enrolled in the Nursing program and intends to pursue a bachelor's degree.
  • McInroy Fund - Available to a new entering student who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment and who has distinguished himself/herself academically by effort and not merely by good grades.
  • Michael and Esther Chordash Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who is a NYS resident from outside Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben Counties.
  • New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. Scholarship - Available to five (5) continuing students who reside in a county with a Home Bureau Chapter and are enrolled in at least seven (7) credit hours in the Business, Chemical Technology, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood, Human Services, or Nursing programs.
  • Nursing Careers Scholarship for First-Year Nursing Students - Available to full-time students enrolled in the Nursing I course.
  • Nursing Careers Scholarship for Nursing III Students - Available to full-time students enrolled in the Nursing III course.
  • Nursing Society Scholarship - Available to a student enrolled in the Nursing program.
  • Piggee-Sheafe Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time, non-traditional student.
  • Professional Educators of Corning Community College (PECCC) Scholarship - Available to one (1) new, full-time student who graduated from a high school in Chemung, Schuyler, or Steuben County and one (1) continuing, full-time student with a CCC GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Rita Reimanis Scholarship to Promote International Understanding - Available to a full-time student who possesses an interest in the promotion of international understanding through education and experience.
  • Robert and Hertha Rockwell Scholarship - Available to a full-time student enrolled in Liberal Arts/Sciences with an interest in performing arts or natural sciences.
  • Sandra Justice Hall Scholarship - Available to a new student enrolled in at least nine (9) credit hours who graduated from Addison or Corning-Painted Post School Districts.
  • Shannon Lynn Smith Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who is overcoming a disability and/or pursuing a career in special education.
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers Elmira NY Chapter 24 Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from the local region who is enrolled in a "technology" program - Manufacturing, Machine Tool, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Computer Science.
  • Storflex Fixture Corporation Scholarship - Available to a new entering student who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance.
  • Susie I. McKinney Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time, continuing student who is enrolled in a STEM degree program.
  • Thomas and Barbara Blumer Early Childhood Education Scholarship - Available to a full-time student from a local high school who is enrolled in an early childhood development program.
  • Trooper Andrew J. "AJ" Sperr Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who is a child, step-child, grandchild, or step-grandchild of a New York State Trooper.
  • Waaland Presidential Scholarship - Available to a full-time student who has demonstrated exceptionalism in some capacity.
  • Werner International Scholarship - Available to a full-time international student who has an excellent academic record and exhibits an interest in promoting international understanding.

For the named funds below, it is not necessary to submit the CCC Scholarship Common Application. Recipients are selected through other processes.

  • Big "O" Emergency Loan: Norma B. Rogers Memorial - Available to full-time students for emergency loans to "bridge" needs while financial aid or other financial resources are being processed.
  • Dewey Family Fund for Community Service - Available up to twice per academic year to current students and/or employees for projects that will enhance the College or a community service project for a non-profit organization. To apply for funding please complete the application.
  • Faculty Assembly Scholarship - Available to a full-time, continuing student who has been invited by CCC's Faculty Assembly to apply.
  • Mark Adessa Fund - Available to one (1) student in the Auto Technology program and one (1) student in the non-credit Welding program to assist students in acquiring tools needed for coursework and with other educational expenses.
  • Michael Duell Memorial Scholarship - Available to a full-time student in the Auto Body program, preferably in welding classes.


Excelsior Scholarship

The Excelsior Scholarship provides a tuition scholarship to SUNY Corning Community College students to families earning up to $125,000 combined Federal AGI.  Excelsior Scholarship is a "last dollar," so all federal, state, and institutional sources of grant funding will be subtracted from Corning tuition to calculate eligibility for the award.

  • Eligibility: Attach a New York State public Institution.
  • Income:  For the 2019-2020 school year, 2017 adjusted gross income (AGI) will be used.
  • Combined Federal Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Threshold: 2019-2020 $125,000 AGI
  • Application Process:  The Excelsior Scholarship can be found at hesc.ny.gov/excelsior.  Students applying for the scholarship must also complete the FAFSA and the TAP application for the same academic year.
  • Spring 2020 Applications: due by January 30, 2020.
  • Verification of AGI:  HESC will verify AGI through the NYS Tax and Finance Department.
  • Application of Other Financial Aid Award Programs:  Pell and TAP awards must be applied towards tuition first.   The Excelsior Scholarship is a last dollar scholarship which means all federal, state, and institutional grants and scholarships will reduce the annual amount of the award.
  • GPA and Earned Credits:  Recipients much complete a total of 30 non-remedial credits towards your degree of study over the course of an academic year.  Summer session can be used to complete the 30 credit hours required, but the Excelsior Scholarship is not award during the summer session.
    • Students must also be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits per semester.
    • Students must earn a passing grade in all coursework to maintain the scholarship.
    • If attended college prior to 2018-2020 academic year, have earned at least 30 credits each year (successively), applicable toward his or her degree program prior to applying for an Excelsior Scholarship.
  • NYS Residency:  Applicants must be a NYS resident to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Regaining Eligibility:  A student cannot regain eligibility if they lose the scholarship during their undergraduate study.  There are some allowable interruptions listed in the statute
  • Contract:  Execute a contract agreeing to reside within NY state for the same length of time the award was received, and, if employed during such time be employed in NYS
  • Loan:  The scholarship will revert to a 0% interest loan when a student does not fulfill the post-graduation residency requirement.  The scholarship does not revert to a loan if the student becomes ineligible and loses the scholarship during their undergraduate work prior to graduation.

For additional information on the Excelsior Scholarship, https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/the-excelsior-scholarship.html