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Scholarships for Current Students

ALBERGHINI (PETER) INSPIRATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full or part-time student who is pursuing a career in public service and/or has demonstrated a commitment to serving others.

ALLEN (GREGORY) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student who demonstrates need and an entrepreneurial spirit preferably studying English or theater and has shown self improvement.

BEHLER (JOHN) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a student who is studying in the Cyber Security program.

BERNSTEIN (ROBERTA) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current student in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program who demonstrates financial need.

BONACIC (JOHN J.) PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full or part-time student who is a member of the Student Senate interested in pursuing a career in Public Service.

BOOKSTAVER (JESSE A.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This is an annual unrestricted award to a full-time student enrolled at Orange County Community College.

BOTTI (MARGARET) DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a dental hygiene student based upon financial need.

BOYD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current full-time U. S. citizen demonstrating financial need

CASSERLY (VINCENT) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time student who demonstrates financial need and is studying in the OTA program

CHAPPELL (CHARLES C. & VIVIAN S.) SCHOLARSHIP

This is an annual unrestricted award to a full-time student who demonstrates financial need and academic ability.

COLDWELL BANKER CURRIER AND LAZIER REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current full-time Business student who demonstrates financial need and a level of community/ volunteer service.

CONGELOSI FAMILY IN MEMORY OF SOLOWINSKI FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a Nursing student who has completed at least one semester of nursing courses and maintained a 3.0 average in Nursing courses.

CURTIS DESMOND (ALICE) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This is an annual award to a second year Nursing student( s) who demonstrates financial need and academic potential.

DEGEUS (ADA) ALUMNI NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to one full-time male and one full-time female nursing student.

DIETZ (EDWIN J. & RACHEL) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time student( s) enrolled at Orange County Community College.

EILL (NORMA V.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full time student

FACULTY ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS

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

FACULTY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

A merit-based scholarship awarded to one full-time and one part-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.0

FACULTY PERPETUAL SCHOLARSHIPS

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

FDNY/NYPD SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student whose father, mother, brother or sister was disabled or killed in the line of duty as a member of the FDNY or NYPD.

FROEHLICH (DAWN) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a Nursing student in memory of a former nursing student.

FRONTIER WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time or part-time female student who is a single mother and demonstrates need.

GLINTON (ROBERTA "BOBBIE") SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a full time student who demonstrates financial need and is studying in any of the College's health profession programs. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.

GODWIN (DR. ANDREW) DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to second-year student( s) enrolled in the Dental Hygiene Program.

GOLDSTEIN (JACK) ALUMNI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to 1 male and 1 female student who intends to become a teacher.

GOSHEN ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

A need-based scholarship awarded to a student who is a resident of Goshen NY, is 21 years of age or older, and has a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better.

GREGORY (CAROL A.) MEMORIAL GRANT IN AID SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current full or part-time nursing student based upon merit.

HAMMAREN (CAITLIN M.) MEMORIAL FOUNDATION AND ARTS INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full or part time current student who is studying art or music at SUNY Orange.

HARRINGTON (MARGARET) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a part time student who demonstrates need.

HOLMBRAKER (JAMES) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time current student majoring in Foreign Languages or Physical Therapist Assistant.

HOWE (MARGARET B. AND FRANK L.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a second year full-time student residing in Orange County in memory of a former faculty member.

HUDSON VALLEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full or part-time student who is studying in the field of business.

HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL PHYSICIANS SCHOLARSHIP

A needs-based scholarship awarded to a full-time student who is studying in any health care area.

HULTGREN (LOUISE) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually based upon funds availability, to a worthy Nursing student.

THE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time current student, who is majoring in International Studies. Based upon academic potential.

JAFFE (JUDY) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a part-time nursing student who demonstrates need and is excellent in clinical.

JUDELSON, GIORDANO & SIEGEL, P. C. ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually based upon funds availability to a worthy Accounting student.

KASSEL (RUTH) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current student demonstrating financial need and academic ability.

KEELY (LAUREN) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CURRENT ADULT STUDENTS

Awarded annually to a current adult sophomore (at least three-quarter time) who demonstrates financial need and academic potential.

KENNEDY (JOHN F.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled at Orange County Community College.

KEY BANK SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student who is a resident of Orange County and is enrolled as a full-time or part-time students and has a history or community involvement.

KING JR. (MARTIN LUTHER) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a second-year current student.

KLINGMAN (CHARLES J.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current student majoring in Education or an Associate in Arts Program.

LIPSCHUTZ (DR. PAUL C. & IDA) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a worthy Orange County Community College current second-year student.

LOGAN (DAVID) SCHOLARSHIP

A merit-based scholarship awarded to a full or part-time student who is studying in the biological sciences or one of the college’s health professions.

MALONEY FAMILY NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a current nursing students who is taking 6 to 11.5 credits.

MARRAY (ROSALIND) ALUMNI NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a single mother studying in the nursing program who has a grade point average of 2.0 or better.

MARSHALL & STERLING HEALTH PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student studying in the health professions

MEYER (EDWARD J.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who is studying in one of the following areas: accounting, business, Marketing, Medical Office Technology, or Clerical Office Assistant. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.

MIDDLETOWN LIONS CLUB

Awarded annually to a current full or part-time student that is a graduate of an Orange County High School (preferably Middletown HS), who has a vision or hearing disability.

MID-HUDSON VALLEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current full-time student demonstrating academic potential who is also a member of the Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

MID-HUDSON VALLEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current full-time student demonstrating academic potential, active involvement in community service and who is also a member of the Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union.

MINER (DR. EDWIN H.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This is an annual unrestricted award to student(s) in honor of the first president of Orange County Community College, based on financial need.

MOKOTOFF (GERTRUDE AND REUBEN) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current female student whose program of study is in the Allied Health field. Based upon academic and financial need.

MORGANS (DR. HAROLD W.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to second-year, full-time Nursing student(s).

MURATORE (ANTHONY) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full time student who demonstrates need, is studying criminal justice and is active in the college community.

MURPHY (KATHRYN) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a single parent, and based on financial need.

NEW YORK STATE FEDERATION OF HOME BUREAUS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current Orange County student enrolled in one of the Allied Health Programs. Student is selected by the Home Bureaus Scholarship Committee.

ORANGE & SULLIVAN CHAPTERS NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

Details to come.

OTTAWAY SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to full-time student( s) motivated to attend college. Must be a resident of Orange County.

POLLACK (HERMAN) ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

A merit-based scholarship awarded to a full-time student who is in the College’s engineering program.

POLLETTS (JACK) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This is an annual unrestricted award to a full-time current student.

PRYLUCK (SHEPARD & EDNA) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to two full-time student in the Nursing Program. Student must demonstrate financial need.

ROWLEY (ROBERT B. & JOAN) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a second-year current student( s) who demonstrates financial need and academic ability.

SODERLUND (E. BASH AND BARBARA) WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY CLUB OF MIDDLETOWN MENTORING FUND SCHOLARSHIP

A need-based scholarship Awarded to a full or part-time female student who is age 21 or older.

SPINKS (JAMES M.) PT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full time student who demonstates need and is studying in the PTA program.

STANEWSKI ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student age 25 or older who is studing engineering, geology or envirnomental studies.

STANEWSKI NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a students age 25 or older who is studying nursing or PTA.

STEDENER (IRIS) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A need-based scholarship awarded to a full time student who intends to enter the teaching field and would consider either physical education or special education.  Additional awards may be given to students for which the scholarship will make a significant difference in their being able to go to college.

STIVERS (MOSES D.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a current student who demonstrates financial need and a curiosity about and appreciation for world cultures.

SUNY ORANGE FOUNDATION ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

A merit-based scholarship awarded to a full or part-time student.

SUNY ORANGE FOUNDATION PERPETUAL SCHOLARSHIP

A merit-based scholarship  awarded to a full or part-time student.

SWEENEY (HANORAH M. "DOLLIE") MEMORIAL KINDERCOLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student( s) needing funds for childcare at Kindercollege who may not qualify for such assistance through regularly-established financial aid programs. Scholarship is awarded by the Director of Kindercollege.

TAFFIN (RUTH K.) MEMORIAL NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time current nursing student. Based upon academic ability.

VON APPEN (KONRAD) SCHOLARSHIP

A merit- based scholarship awarded annually to a full or part-time student who is studying architecture.

WILLIAMS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Four need-based scholarships. Three awarded to current students in the Criminal Justice program. One awarded to a current student in the Applied Technologies Cyber Security program. Preference will be given to students taking the majority of their classes at the Newburgh Campus.

Faculty Department Awards and Scholarships for Current Students

CHACHIS (CHRIS) ALUMNI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to 1 male and 1 female student who has displayed outstanding sportsmanship in memory of Chris Chachis, former Coach, Professor, and Athletic Director. Recommended by the Physical Education Department faculty.

CURTIS (RUTH) MEMORIAL MUSIC AWARD

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

DULZER (MARIE ANN) COMMUNICATION AND THEATER SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current student recommended by the Communications Department based on academic potential.

FRIENDS OF MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a student who demonstrates need and has outstanding musical ability upon the recommendation of the Arts and Communication Department.

LYNCH (JIM) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current 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.

MADRIGAL SINGERS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a member of the Madrigal Singers upon the recommendation of the Director of the Madrigal Singers. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding vocal ability, financial need, and intention to complete an academic degree at Orange County Community College.

MAMELOK (HAROLD L.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current student who intends to work in the clinical laboratory field with preference to an Orange County resident. Department faculty shall select the recipient.

MARKOVITS BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded in honor of Professors Martin, Junice and Samuel Markovits to a current student studying full-time in one of the business disciplines.  The award is to be made by the Business Department faculty

MORRISON (EDWARD) HONORS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to a second year students who is a full-time student and member in good standing of the SUNY Orange Honors Program. The student, who must have a 3.5 gpa and be working on (or have completed) the Honors Capstone project and other program requirements, is selected based on review of an application and essay and interview by the Honors Advisor Board Scholarship Sub-Committee. May not be a recipient of the Ottaway Honors Program Scholarship or President's Honors Program Scholarship.

MORRISON (MARCHESSA) MUSIC AWARD

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

NY STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION MEMORIAL AWARD

Awarded annually to a student who has successfully completed ANT 103. Award will be given to a student once the nominee for the award has successfully completed the requirements for the Archeology Field School, ANT 104.

ORANGE COUNTY CHAPTER OF THE NY STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCATION SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF FRED ASSMUS

Awarded annually to a student upon the recommendation of the members of the Behavioral Sciences Department faculty.

RAIMONDI (RAYMOND) ALUMNI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to an outstanding male and female student upon the recommendation of the English Department.

RIPLEY (HAROLD F.) SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a current full-time student who is enrolled in the A. S. Accounting Degree Program upon the recommendation of the Accounting/ CIS Department.

SELKOWITZ SCHOLARSHIP FOR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Awarded annually to a student who demonstrates need.  In the odd years the scholarship is awarded to a student studying visual arts, in the even years the scholarship is awarded to a student in the performing arts. Awarded upon the recommendation of the Arts and Communications department.

SHEPARD (GEORGE F.) OUTSTANDING ALUMNI CITIZENSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

Awarded annually to a male and female student displaying outstanding citizenship, recommended by the Vice-President for Student Services.

SKROBANSKI-KEHM (MARGARET) MEMORIAL AWARD

Awarded annually to an Art student upon the recommendation of the members of the Art Department faculty.

SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded annually to a full-time current student who is an A.A.S. Music major. Awarded by faculty consensus on the basis of grades in the major and general demonstration of commitment to the program.

TOOLE (CHARLES) MEMORIAL MUSIC AWARD

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

Scholarship Grants-in-Aid Program

FRASER (HAROLD AND ALMA FRASER) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS-IN-AID

Awarded annually in memory of Harold and Alma Fraser to worthy students not meeting the established state and federal guidelines for financial aid, but who demonstrate need for assistance with either tuition, books, or child care expenses.

KLINGELHOFFER (STATYA A.) MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS-IN-AID

Awarded annually in memory of Statya A. Klingelhoffer to worthy students not meeting the established state and federal guidelines for financial aid but who demonstrate need for assistance either with tuition, books, or child care expenses.

MESSNER (WILLIAM F.) GRANT-IN-AID

Awarded annually in honor of former College President William Messner to worthy student( s) not meeting the established state and federal guidelines for financial aid but who demonstrate need for assistance either with tuition, books, or child care expenses.