BCC Foundation

Attention SUNY Broome Students:

There are a number of scholarship opportunities available annually for you to apply for. Students should contact their academic advisors, professors, and/or academic chairs of the department to be considered for departmental awards. Additionally, there are a number of scholarships available by application that students can directly apply for listed below.


Second Chance Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2014

For students currently enrolled at SUNY Broome, who are economically and/or academically disadvantaged and motivated to pursue an Associates degree to completion. Must also demonstrate financial need by submitting a completed FAFSA application and have all scholarship application materials submitted by deadline to be considered.
For a PDF of the Second Chance Scholarship Information Brochure - Click Here
Click here for application

SUNY Broome Student Giving Peer Scholarship
Deadline: February 13, 2015

Open to all SUNY Broome students currently attending. 
Application Coming Soon!

All Campus Scholarship Applications - APPLICATIONS COMING SOON!
Deadline: February 13, 2015


Baccalaureate Scholarship: for a full-time graduating senior who will be attending a four-year college in the fall. Must  have financial need. 

The James and Shirley Spalik Science Scholarship: for a full-time graduating senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 who is transferring to a 4 year college or University majoring in Science (Applied or Theoretical). Student must be enrolled in the Division of Liberal Arts or Sciences, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).

Presidential Scholarship: for a graduating senior with high academic standing and campus involvement, preferably in a leadership role. 


Alumni Association Scholarships: for Liberal Arts and Business students with financial need and FAFSA on file. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be CONTINUING at BCC in the fall.

Alumni Association Scholarship for Tutors: for students who have tutored at least one semester in LAC and are CONTINUING to tutor in the fall. Min 3.0 GPA.

AAUW, the American Assoc. of University Women’s Scholarship: for a female student in good standing who is pursuing a degree later in life than a traditional student, with financial need. Must reside in Broome or Tioga County and be CONTINUING at BCC in the fall. 

American Legion Northeast Post #1645: $1,000 award for full time (enrolled in at least 12 credits) Business majors. Non-traditional student who will be at least 24 years old by August 1, 2013.  Must be a Broome County resident. Preference given to student with financial need. 

Steven L. Amell Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship: for a full-time student continuing in the fall, GPA at least 2.5 taking min. 12 credits, preference to students with an interest in entrepreneurial opportunities and starting their own business.

Lynn Balunas Memorial Scholarship: for a full-time student majoring in Social Work, Mental Health, or Human Services with a 3.0 GPA, who is CONTINUING at BCC in the fall, and who demonstrates leadership & service to school and community. 

Visions Federal Credit Union Frank E. Berrish Scholarship: for a full time student (minimum of 12 credits) enrolled in Financial Services program or one that prepares students for careers in the financial services industry.  Minimum GPA of 2.5 required. Preference to students who have graduated from a Broome County high school.

Fran Garside Environmental Award: $500 for a student with interest and involvement in environmental activities and/or studies.  Must be a CONTINUING student with financial need.

Good Shepherd Communities Scholarships: $1,250 awards for nursing and PTA majors CONTINUING at BCC in the fall. 

John Patrick Leet Memorial Scholarship: for a full-time student (minimum of 12 credits), open to all majors, must have a FAFSA on file, and in good academic standing.

Mather Scholarship for Married Students: Must be a student CONTINUING at BCC in the Fall with financial need, working toward an Associate Degree, has a min. 2.5 cum. GPA, and can demonstrate good citizenship and leadership through campus and community involvement. 

Patrick O’Neil Memorial Faculty Assoc. Scholarship: full-time students with 3.5 GPA who contribute to campus and community. Must be CONTINUING at BCC in the fall and be graduating by May 2013.

Judith C. Peckham Scholarship: $2,500 for a full-time student CONTINUING at BCC in the fall. Must have a 3.0 GPA and be involved in campus extra-curricular activities or service learning, community service and held a leadership role(s). 

Jack Sherman Toyota Presidential Scholarships: Two $1,000 awards for students who are CONTINUING at BCC in the Fall, graduated from a Broome County H.S., have high academic standing and campus involvement, preferably in a leadership role. 

Linda Spickard Memorial Scholarship: for a Liberal Arts or Business major, full-time with min. cum. 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate commitment to “making a difference” through activism or campus and/or community involvement.  

Deputy Kevin Tarsia Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 award for a criminal justice major CONTINUING at BCC in the fall. Applications with criteria are available in the Criminal Justice Dept and W201. 

Roberta D. Williams Memorial Scholarship: for a Liberal Arts student with financial need who demonstrates interest in social justice and human rights, writing, or activism. 

Michael J. Katusak Scholarship for Student Opportunity: $2,000 to be awarded to a student who is a NYS resident, attending SUNY Broome full-time with a minimum 2.5 GPA, and who has/had involvement in the experiences through the foster care system.  

Dr. Judy U. Siggins Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement: open to continuing students of all majors demonstrating financial need and have a FAFSA on file, attending SUNY Broome full-time with a minimum of 12 credits and 3.0 GPA.

Scholarships are sponsored by BCC Foundation
Applications are available in the Darwin Wales Center, Room 201, Second Floor
Contact us at (607) 778-5182 or email foundation@sunybroome.edu

Awards are TBD, unless stated 


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