Scholarships for Graduating Students

The following listing represents the Scholarships for Continued Study, which are awarded annually by the College's Scholarship and Financial Assistance Committee. Also included are scholarships for graduating and transferring students based upon recommendation of faculty departments. The amount of funds available and the number of students awarded varies from year to year.

BARTLETT, JR. (GEORGE R. "BUCKY") MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a graduating Liberal Arts student who is continuing their education at a four-year college.

BELL (WILLIAM O.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student transferring into the field of Electrical Engineering.

BULL CRIST (AMY) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to graduating and transferring student(s) in honor of the late Mrs. Crist, an original trustee of the college and former president of the Orange County Community College Association.

DOUGHERTY (TRUSTEE EDWARD P.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student actively involved in academics and campus life who best exemplifies the excellent citizenship practiced by Trustee Dougherty.

FACULTY ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These are annual unrestricted scholarships awarded to graduating student(s), from the faculty scholarship contributions.

FACULTY PERPETUAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These are annual unrestricted scholarships awarded to graduating student(s), from endowed faculty scholarship contributions.

GOLUB (MAX H.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduating Accounting student. Awarded annually to students whose main academic interest is in accounting and who will transfer to a baccalaureate degree granting institution

HATHAWAY (ODELL S.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to an Orange County Community College student who desires to continue his/ her education in the field of History.

KOTLER (DAVID) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduate working toward a bachelor's degree preferably in Mathematics.

MCCLURE (H. SEELEY) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduating student(s) as a result of a bequest through the will of H. Seeley McClure to the Orange County Community College Association.

MEDINA (IVAN) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a minority student graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice or International Studies.

MORRISON (CHRISTINE M.) SCHOLARSHIP

Annual unrestricted awards to graduating student(s) in honor of Christine Morrison and the Morrison family who donated the estate for the establishment of Orange County Community College.

ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These are unrestricted student scholarship(s) derived from donations made to the college in memory of relatives and friends.

THE ORANGE COUNTY SOCIETY OF NEW YORK SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to graduating student(s) for study beyond Orange County Community College.

PARKHURST (ELIZABETH) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and/or is being raised by a single parent, upon the recommendation of the Board of Trustees.

POLLACK (RUTH) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to graduating and transferring student(s) in the Performing Arts area.

STEDENER (IRIS) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduating student who plans on continuing their education with the intention to enter the teaching profession. Preference will be given to students who plan on becoming either a physical education or special education teacher.

SWEENEY (PATRICK B.) ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduating student who is interested in studying the social sciences, preferably counseling at a bachelor degree granting college or university.

VUOLO (DR. HANNAH K.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to assist student(s) who transfer from Orange County Community College to a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.

Faculty Department Awards and Scholarships for Graduating Students

ALBRECHT (WALTER) MEMORIAL AWARD

Awarded annually upon the recommendation of the Social Sciences Department.

BASTA (CHRISTOPHER J.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded upon the recommendation of the faculty of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department in memory of a former student.

CHACHIS (CHRIS G.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a student athlete who has displayed outstanding sportsmanship in memory of Chris Chachis, former Coach, Professor and Athletic Director. Recommended by the Physical Education Department faculty. Student must be a applicant or have been accepted for admission as a candidate for a baccalaureate degree in physical education.

DIANA (MARY B.) ALUMNI MEMORIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a qualified graduating female Physical Education Major or outstanding athlete in honor of Mary B. Diana, a former Orange County Community College Physical Education Professor. Recommended by the Physical Education Department Faculty.

EHLERS JR. (WILLIAM F.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded by the Orange County Chapter, New York State Archaeological Association in memory of the late William F. Ehlers, Jr., to students who have excelled in Anthropology at Orange County Community College.

ELANT COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS AWARD

Awarded to graduating full-time student, who is an OTA major, participated in the current Elant community connections internship/externship program and have an interest in working with the elderly upon graduation. Recommended by the OTA Department.

EVENING NURSING GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to an evening nursing graduating student based upon the recommendation of the Nursing Faculty to a student who displays clinical and academic excellence

EXCELLENCE IN ARCHITECTURE AWARD

Awarded to student for further studies in Architecture upon the recommendation of the Architectural Faculty. This scholarship is awarded in the even numbered years.

FEMAN (MARVIN) MUSIC AWARD

Awarded annually upon the recommendation of the Music Department faculty.

GREENMAN (DEAN ROBERT) AWARD IN AMERICAN STUDIES

Awarded annually upon the recommendation of the Global Studies Department in honor of Dean Robert Greenman.

LARGE (GEORGE F.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a student for further studies in Architecture upon the recommendation of the Architectural Faculty. This scholarship is awarded every other year in the odd numbered years.

LYNCH (JIM) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduating student demonstrating excellence in scholarly work who is majoring in English or Philosophy upon recommendation of the English Department faculty and accompanied by a student paper.

MAPES (DR. CORTLAND) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to one or more biology majors who have completed their second year of study and have been accepted at another college for a third year of study. The amount of the award is $500 per student and is awarded by the Biology Department.

MENTER (MAX & HERBERT) MEMORIAL RETAIL MANAGEMENT AWARD

Awarded annually based upon the recommendation of the Business Department faculty.

MINDEN ARCHITECTURAL AWARD

Awarded annually to a student recommended by the Architectural Department.

PARKHURST (JOHN B.) CREATIVE WRITING AWARD

Awarded annually to a student based upon the recommendation of the English Department.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION CLUB GRANT-IN-AID. THE ED HEITLER AWARD

Awarded upon the recommendation of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department faculty in memory of Edward Heitler, former Orange County Community College graduate and member of the Physical Education faculty.

REILLY (AUDREY A.) MEMORIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a Music student for further studies, upon the recommendation of the Music Department.

REILLY (CHARLES J.) BUSINESS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a Business student who expresses an interest in teaching Business Education, for further studies.

ROSENBLUM (DR. MANUEL) THEATER SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a graduating student furthering his/ her studies in the field of Drama, recommended by the department faculty.

SIMPSON (M. JUNE) NURSING AWARD

Awarded annually to a graduating Nursing student who demonstrates excellence in nursing practice.

SUSSMAN (HERBERT M.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a graduating Biology major transferring to a bachelors program, upon recommendation of the Biology Department.

WAHLEN (ANNETTE A.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time transferring Accounting graduate based on academics.

WESTERMEIER (JOHN T.) AWARD

Awarded annually to a graduating student based upon the recommendation of the English Department faculty.

WORCESTER (SARA K.) MEMORIAL MUSIC AWARD

Awarded annually to a graduating student based upon the recommendation of the Music Department faculty.