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Genesee Community College offers institution based scholarships. Students are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships as they qualify for. Students must have their scholarship applications in by January 1st for preference for the upcoming academic year.
The faculty and staff of Genesee Community College are committed to recognizing and encouraging academic excellence at Genesee by attracting outstanding local students who exhibit exceptional talent and leadership potential. The President's Scholarship provides full tuition at Genesee after all other financial assistance with a minimum award of $1,000. The scholarship is open to high school students from Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, and Orleans counties.
Applications for this scholarship are accepted October 1st through February 1st for primary consideration.
Through the generosity of the many supporters of the Genesee Community College Foundation, the College offers various scholarships that promote study in fields, critical to the well-being of our communities, as well as many need and merit based scholarships.
Students can apply for Foundation Scholarships through their myGCC account by entering “Banner Self-Service” and then selecting the “Scholarship” tab. Fall and Full Year scholarships are open January 1st through May 31st. (For primary consideration, students are encouraged to apply by February 28th.) Spring scholarships are available September 1st through October 31st.
The Genesee Community College Foundation, College Village Citizenship Scholarship is designed to attract exemplary students to the residence life facility. The scholarship is open to older students who wish to live in high-quality student housing while studying at Genesee. Students must be nominated for this scholarship.
Students who are experiencing an urgent financial need are encouraged to contact their Academic Advisor about funding that may be available. Students must have exhausted all other types of aid, scholarships and public assistance before requesting funding. Students must meet certain criteria to qualify. Emergency Funding will not be given out in consecutive semesters, and students will only be eligible for up to two payments of Emergency Funding in a three year period.
Students accepted to the Honors Program are eligible for an additional financial aid award. Contact the Honors Award Program for more information.
Genesee Promise Plus
Genesee Promise Plus is a special program designed specifically for high school students who are graduating from a high school located in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties (GLOW) in New York State. Under Genesee Promise Plus, every GLOW area high school graduate will receive a scholarship covering the cost of tuition for one or two GCC summer courses.
Fast Web is a free scholarship search engine. Students can log on to www.fastweb.com to search for scholarships that you may qualify for both locally and nationally.
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