Genesee Community College

Application for Foundation Scholarship


Genesee Community College Foundation scholarships recognize academic excellence, make higher education accessible to all students, and promote economic vitality in the Genesee-Livingston-Orleans-Wyoming region:

Excellence. Many scholarships recognize and encourage academic excellence in the classroom by providing financial support to academically talented students.

Access. Scholarships, often used in conjunction with financial aid, help provide a Genesee Community College education to all qualified students living in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming counties, regardless of their ability to afford a college education.

Economic Vitality. Many scholarships promote study in fields critical to the economic growth of our region.

On the following pages, please carefully provide us with the requested information:
  • Your personal information such as address and phone number.
  • The scholarships for which you wish to apply.
  • An essay detailing your academic achievement, involvement in co-curricular and community activities, your career aspirations and other qualifications for the scholarships for which you are applying.
Note: you may need to gather signatures for certain scholarships. A link to a signature form will be provided.

Schedule for filing of applications:

Applications for the following Fall semester must be completed between January 1st and May 31st. Applications received between January 1st and February 28th will be given primary consideration for funding. Awards are for two semesters (Fall and Spring). If your enrollment is anticipated as Fall only, please contact the Financial Aid Office at financialaid@genesee.edu.

Applications for the following Spring semester will be accepted from September 1st through October 31st.

Recipients will be notified on the College’s Award letter upon selection by the Scholarship Committee. Awards will also be visible on the Financial Aid tab of your myGCC account. You can contact the Financial Aid Office at financialaid@genesee.edu or by calling (585) 345-6900 with questions or for more information about Genesee Community College Foundation Scholarships.

Preview All Available Scholarships

The Foundation Scholarship Online Application is now available on your myGCC student portal. Log in to your myGCC account to complete your application and submit your essay.