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Scholarship and award opportunities that do not require a FLCC Foundation application

The application process for these awards is not the same as for other FLCC Foundation scholarships. Students who will graduate in May or summer 2014 or who will return to FLCC for the 2014-2015 academic year may be eligible for one or more of the awards on this list. If you meet the criteria for any of them and are interested in applying, contact the FLCC department or individual listed or follow the process that is outlined.

Rev. 3/3/15

Canandaigua Fire Department Student Firefighters Program Award

  • Amounts vary: The Canandaigua Fire Department has been awarded Federal grant funds to assist volunteer firefighters with college education costs during the 2014 fall semester and the 2015 spring semester.
  • In exchange for 360 hours of station duty, up to three FLCC students will be awarded up to $2,500 per semester for tuition, fees and books. Award funds will be issued to the student's account at the FLCC bursar's office, and distributed upon successful completion of academic and station duty requirements.
  • For the 2014 fall semester, students will be required to meet the station duty requirement between May 20, 2014, and December 14, 2014. For the 2015 spring semester, students will be required to meet the station duty requirement between December 15, 2014, and May 17, 2015.
  • Station duty can be performed in 6-, 12- and 24-hour blocks and will be scheduled prior to the start of the performance period for each semester. Students will not be scheduled for more than 24 hours of station duty per week.
  • To be considered for the program, students must be a volunteer firefighter in good standing with their home department, hold Firefighter I certification from the State of New York or nationally-recognized certification (ProBoard or IFSAC), and have completed one semester of college-level coursework with at least a 2.0 GPA.
  • To participate, volunteer firefighters from the Canandaigua Fire Department will be required to take a leave of absence during the performance period for each semester.
  • Students who desire to participate in the program must submit the following documents to Amy Pauley (room A-147 or at FLCC: A letter of interest; an essay of 500 words or less that answers the question, "What do I have to offer the Canandaigua Fire Department in terms of skills, teamwork and dedication?"; copies of all fire and EMS certifications; names and contact information for five references and for the fire chief of their home department. The deadline for submission of these documents for fall 2014 is March 9, 2014, and for spring 2015 is November 1, 2014.

Dr. Henry Buxbaum Memorial Award for Achievement and Promise in Fine Arts

  • Amount: $500
  • Major: fine arts
  • Demonstrate superior ability and potential as a fine artist
  • Contact Professor Sarah Morgan

FLCC Mathematics Department Award in Memory of Sherman Hunt

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Good academic standing and enrolled in mathematics classes
  • Contact mathematics department faculty

GIE Media Horticultural Young Industry Leader Scholarship and Internship

Lawn & Landscape, and its parent company, GIE Media, the leading media company serving the lawn and landscape, golf course, nursery, greenhouse and garden center markets, has established a fund to support academic scholarships and business internship placements for outstanding college students focused on leading in the green industry.

  • Amounts vary
  • To be eligible for an academic scholarship or an internship program, you must be enrolled at a recognized two- or four-year college or university working toward a degree in horticulture, environmental science or other field related to a segment of the Green industry.
  • Your application must include:
  • Your most recent academic transcript or student advisory tracking report
  • At least two letters of recommendation from a college professor, counselor, adviser or clergy
  • A resume outlining your relevant activities and work experience
  • 1,000 word essay describing your personal and professional goals, with examples of your leadership of fellow students, coworkers or others in your community
  • If applying for the internship, please also include a cover letter outlining why you would make a good candidate and what you hope to learn
  • Mail completed applications postmarked by April 15 to Chuck Bowen Lawn & Landscape 4020 Kinross Lakes Pkwy. Suite 201 Richfield, OH 44286
  • If you have any questions, please contact Chuck Bowen at 330-523-5330 or Contact Berna Ticonchuk for the application form.

Brooke Makowiec Memorial Award

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Female matriculated in the A.S. Communications or A.S. New Media degree programs;
  • In good academic standing with a good attitude, strong work ethic, and potential in her chosen area of communications
  • Contact Professor Rick Cook

Dennis Morga Memorial Business Scholarship

  • Amount: Up to $1,500
  • GPA: minimum 3.0
  • Full-time student
  • Preference to students who intend to pursue a career in accounting, banking, or finance
  • Student must participate in community service and/or FLCC extracurricular activities
  • Demonstrate articulate career goals
  • Two recommendation letters required: one from a teacher; one from someone attesting to applicant's community or extracurricular service
  • Attach resume to application
  • Recipient is required to attend a May event with donors before receiving the award
  • Contact FLCC Foundation – Room B-136 or email

New York State Arborists Association Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
    Major: horticulture student specializing in a field related to tree culture or care
  • Complete applications must include: a current resume, a transcript listing all courses and grades received, a statement not to exceed three double spaced typed pages must describe reasons the study of trees is a career goal,the name and address of a faculty member who will submit a letter of recommendation on the applicant's behalf.
  • Horticulture faculty members are notified of application submission dates, and should be consulted regarding both the submission dates and attendance requirements at an award ceremony if you are selected. 

New York State Outdoor Writers Association Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Essay must address an ethical issue facing conservationists 
  • Contact Professor Anne Schnell     

New York State Sheriff's Association Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Faculty nomination
  • Students do not need to contact anyone

New York State Turfgrass Association Scholarship

  • Amount: $500-$1,000
  • Deadline to apply : October 1
  • Applicant must be a student member of the NYS Turfgrass Association
  • Contact horticulture faculty

Mark J. Prockton Memorial Award

  • Amount: $600
  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Major: accounting
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Contact Professor Mike Prockton

Tillman Military Scholars Program

  • Amounts vary based on financial need and application merit
  • Must be an active or veteran service member or the spouse of an active or veteran service member
  • Must attend a 4 year institution in the U.S as a full-time student (can be attending online, if status is full-time)
  • Apply between January 14-February 15
  • Review criteria and details at
  • Contact Richard Gray in the FLCC Financial Aid office

Laura McNamara Tyler '96 Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Female who is a member of the FLCC Woodsmen's team
  • Part- or full-time student matriculated in any academic program
  • Preference will be given to residents of Ontario County
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Personal characteristics must include determination for success, and in the opinion of the coaches, she must be a "team-player"
  • Contact Woodsmen's team coaches

Dr. A. John Walker Music Awards

  • Amounts vary
  • Major: music
  • Part- or full-time student
  • Contact music faculty

Wayne Williams Fine Art Award in Honor of His Parents Ashley and Pauline Williams

  • Amounts vary
  • Student must be in good academic standing and completing the second year of education
  • Preference is given first to students demonstrating a high level of skill and dedication to the art of sculpture
  • Preference shall next be given to students demonstrating a high level of skill and dedication to the art of drawing

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