All Opportunities

Welcome to the Dutchess Community College Foundation Scholarship Homepage.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships made possible through the generosity of individuals and organizations committed to recognizing excellence and helping students continue their academic pursuits.

  • Begin your search and application process by signing in with your myDCC user id and password by using the Sign In button in the top right corner.
  • Complete the General Application (and the Graduate Application if applicable). The system will recommend scholarships based on the information you have entered and your student data file.
  • Click on each scholarship name to learn more about the opportunity and its requirements. You may apply for up to three scholarships.
  • Click Apply to answer any supplemental questions and submit up to three applications. The status of your application(s) should show Submitted.
  • Review your Applicant Record. If any information is incorrect, please notify the Registrar’s office at 845-431-8020.

You cannot receive more than one award. You will receive an award notification or regret email to your DCC email address within 4-6 weeks of the application deadline. You can also check the status of your application by logging back into the system at any time.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 Academic Achievement Scholarship
This scholarship was initiated by the 2001-02 Educationally Disadvantaged Student Committee. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who...
This scholarship was initiated by the 2001-02 Educationally...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,500.00 Alexander Cutonilli Memorial Scholarship
Alexander Cutonilli served in the DCC Admissions Office from 1967 until his death in 1994. A Hyde Park resident, he was committed to his community,...
Alexander Cutonilli served in the DCC Admissions Office from 1967 until...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$3,500.00 Allan E. Rappleyea and Julia M. Rappleyea Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the family and devoted friends of Allan and Julia Rappleyea. Allan Rappleyea served the College for decades on...
This scholarship was established by the family and devoted friends of...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $3,500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$2,000.00 Allyn J. Washington Scholarship
Mr. Washington was an original faculty member at DCC and is the author of several popular mathematics textbooks. He established this scholarship...
Mr. Washington was an original faculty member at DCC and is the author...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$750.00 Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship
The DCC Alumni Association has funded scholarships for two full-time graduating students who have demonstrated educational excellence and displayed...
The DCC Alumni Association has funded scholarships for two full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,200.00 Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship
The Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a full-time student whose parent, guardian, grandparent, child or grandchild is a DCC alum....
The Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship is awarded to a full-time...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,200.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$600.00 American Association of University Women Scholarship
As part of its goal to advance the continuing education of women, the Poughkeepsie branch of AAUW awards these scholarships to full-time DCC...
As part of its goal to advance the continuing education of women, the...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $600.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Ariel E. Ingoglia Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by her family in memory of a driven young woman who followed her passion to heal. It is awarded to a hard-working,...
This scholarship was established by her family in memory of a driven...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,000.00 Association of Women at DCC Scholarship - Full-Time
The Association of Women at Dutchess Community College encourages leadership and cooperation among women in community colleges. This scholarship...
The Association of Women at Dutchess Community College encourages...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Association of Women at DCC Scholarship - Part-Time
The Association of Women at Dutchess Community College encourages leadership and cooperation among women in community colleges. This scholarship...
The Association of Women at Dutchess Community College encourages...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,000.00 Bernard Handel Community Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is involved in community service work. This award is being made in honor of the recipient of...
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who is involved in...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Betty J. Canfield Memorial Scholarship
The friends and family of Betty Canfield have established this scholarship for a full-time student in the accounting program with a GPA of at least...
The friends and family of Betty Canfield have established this...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Blanche Knapp Hart Memorial Scholarship
Blanche graduated from The Vassar Brothers Hospital School of Nursing in 1943. She served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during WWII. While she spent...
Blanche graduated from The Vassar Brothers Hospital School of Nursing in...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,000.00 Brewer-Welling Scholarship for Environmental Studies
This scholarship was established by Gizel Brewer in honor of her professor, Timothy Welling, and their joint appreciation of environmental science....
This scholarship was established by Gizel Brewer in honor of her...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Bridge to the Future Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the Dutchess Community College Foundation Board of Directors. This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time...
This scholarship was established by the Dutchess Community College...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Business Administration Career Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1981 to reward academic excellence by a full-time student studying Business Administration.
This scholarship was established in 1981 to reward academic excellence...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Business Community College Partnership Scholarship
This scholarship, established by the local business community in partnership with the DCC Foundation, is for a full- or part-time high-achieving...
This scholarship, established by the local business community in...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,000.00 Captain Trevor Yurista Semper Fi Parents of the Hudson Valley Scholarship
This scholarship is established by the Semper Fi Parents of the Hudson Valley to be awarded to a student who is a spouse or child of a veteran and...
This scholarship is established by the Semper Fi Parents of the Hudson...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$750.00 Carmine Curcio Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Carmine A. Curcio who began attending DCC after graduating from FDR High School in Hyde Park. Carmine...
This scholarship was established in memory of Carmine A. Curcio who...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Catherine Reeck Shanks Scholarship
This scholarship has been funded by The George T. Whalen, Jr. Foundation to honor Catherine Reeck Shanks, a founding officer of the Foundation and...
This scholarship has been funded by The George T. Whalen, Jr. Foundation...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Cathie Tarpey Rodriquez Memorial Scholarship
Friends and colleagues established this award to memorialize Cathie’s love for children. It is given to a full- or part-time student who is...
Friends and colleagues established this award to memorialize Cathie’s...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 CAYSA Region IV Criminal Justice Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the New York Corrections and Youth Services Association for a full-time student majoring in Criminal Justice.
This scholarship was established by the New York Corrections and Youth...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$900.00 Charles E. Conklin Entrepreneurial Scholarship in Technology
This scholarship was established by David Conklin in honor of his father Charles E. Conklin, founder of Conklin Corporation. It is awarded to a...
This scholarship was established by David Conklin in honor of his father...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $900.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Chief Roger Doyle Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice
This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Roger Doyle, chief of the Village of Rhinebeck Police Force for 26 years. The...
This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Roger...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Clarence J. "Woody" Ferrier Theatre Scholarship
Talented in virtually all aspects of community theater, Mr. Ferrier earned an associate degree (with honors) in Performing Arts at age 66. This...
Talented in virtually all aspects of community theater, Mr. Ferrier...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$825.00 Daniel P. White Memorial Scholarship - ENACT
Daniel P. White was an engineer with IBM for many years. His colleagues established this scholarship in his memory to support full-time students...
Daniel P. White was an engineer with IBM for many years. His colleagues...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $825.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$825.00 Daniel P. White Memorial Scholarship - MCS
Daniel P. White was an engineer with IBM for many years. His colleagues established this scholarship to support a full-time student pursuing a...
Daniel P. White was an engineer with IBM for many years. His colleagues...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $825.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dennis Kipp Memorial Scholarship
Dennis Kipp was an environmental reporter for the Poughkeepsie Journal for many years until his death in the summer of 1998. Family and friends...
Dennis Kipp was an environmental reporter for the Poughkeepsie Journal...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dr. Alfredo Fonts Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Dr. Alfredo Fonts, a former faculty member and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at...
This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dr. Holly Molella Dance Scholarship
The Dr. Holly Molella Dance Scholarship has been established by Dr. Molella, a longtime DCC faculty member. This scholarship will be awarded to a...
The Dr. Holly Molella Dance Scholarship has been established by Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dr. Lloyd D. Harris Memorial Scholarship
The family of Dr. Lloyd D. Harris, a prominent area psychiatrist, established this scholarship. It is awarded to a full- or part-time student in...
The family of Dr. Lloyd D. Harris, a prominent area psychiatrist,...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$750.00 Dr. Michael J. and Lois Hall Memorial Scholarship for Education
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Michael J. Hall and Lois Hall. They were lifelong advocates of a strong educational system and...
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Michael J. Hall and...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Drs. Florence H. and Elvin E. Gottdiener Memorial Graduate Scholarship - AHBS
Elvin Gottdiener was a prominent Poughkeepsie physician. This memorial scholarship was established by his wife, Dr. Florence Gottdiener, and is...
Elvin Gottdiener was a prominent Poughkeepsie physician. This memorial...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Drs. Florence H. and Elvin E. Gottdiener Memorial Graduate Scholarship - NUR
Elvin Gottdiener was a prominent Poughkeepsie physician. This memorial scholarship was established by his wife, Dr. Florence Gottdiener, and is...
Elvin Gottdiener was a prominent Poughkeepsie physician. This memorial...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$3,750.00 DUE Scholarship in Honor of Allan E. Rappleyea
Student qualifications for the award include a consistent record of academic excellence, with a minimum 3.5 GPA at the time of application, a...
Student qualifications for the award include a consistent record of...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $3,750.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dutchess County 40/8 Voiture #502 Nursing Scholarship
This organization, affiliated with the American Legion, established this scholarship which is awarded to a full-time Nursing student.
This organization, affiliated with the American Legion, established this...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dutchess County Association of Realtors Scholarship
This scholarship, founded by the Dutchess County Association of Realtors, is for a full-time student who is a Dutchess County resident and has...
This scholarship, founded by the Dutchess County Association of...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$800.00 Dutchess County Correctional Officers Benevolent Association
This award is for a full- or part-time Dutchess County resident studying Criminal Justice with a 2.5 GPA or higher.
This award is for a full- or part-time Dutchess County resident studying...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $800.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dutchess County Deputy Sheriffs PBA Scholarship
By encouraging students to pursue criminal justice, the Dutchess County Deputy Sheriffs PBA hopes that more college students will go into the field...
By encouraging students to pursue criminal justice, the Dutchess County...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dutchess County Home Bureau - AHBS
The Dutchess County Home Bureau is an organization of women whose goals are community service, consumer education, health, and safety education....
The Dutchess County Home Bureau is an organization of women whose goals...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Dutchess County Home Bureau Scholarship - NUR
The Dutchess County Home Bureau is an organization of women whose goals are community service, consumer education, health and safety education....
The Dutchess County Home Bureau is an organization of women whose goals...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,500.00 Dutchess County Youth Board and Coordinating Council Scholarship
The Youth Board and Coordinating Council shall award a scholarship annually to a full-time Dutchess Community College student. An essay...
The Youth Board and Coordinating Council shall award a scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,400.00 Dutchess Heritage Quilters Scholarship
This organization sponsors and hosts an outstanding quilt exhibition at Dutchess Community College every other year. The Dutchess Heritage Quilters...
This organization sponsors and hosts an outstanding quilt exhibition at...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,400.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$825.00 Edmund Webb Memorial Scholarship
Edmund Webb was a community-minded resident who had great respect for the quality of education offered at DCC. He left a large bequest to be used...
Edmund Webb was a community-minded resident who had great respect for...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $825.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 Elizabeth T. & Patrick J. Whalen Memorial Scholarship in Human Services
This scholarship was established in 2001 by Elizabeth Whalen, a former member of the DCC professional staff, in memory of her parents. The...
This scholarship was established in 2001 by Elizabeth Whalen, a former...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$750.00 Eric W. Deyo Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Eric W. Deyo, a DCC graduate ’71, who was a Social Worker at Dutchess County Social Services for 31 years. This...
This scholarship was established by Eric W. Deyo, a DCC graduate ’71,...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,000.00 Gary J. Lindstrom Scholarship
Gary J. Lindstrom was one of the three Engineering Plan A graduates in the first DCC class in 1960. Mr. Lindstrom established this scholarship to...
Gary J. Lindstrom was one of the three Engineering Plan A graduates in...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$825.00 George Bernstein Memorial Scholarship
George was associated with the Poughkeepsie Journal for most of his professional career, serving as a reporter, city editor and business editor....
George was associated with the Poughkeepsie Journal for most of his...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $825.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$500.00 George N. Freedman Memorial Scholarship
George Freedman was a professor in the Department of Business from 1965 until his death in 1986. His strong connections with the local retail...
George Freedman was a professor in the Department of Business from 1965...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/09/2018
$1,100.00 Ginger Mancuso Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Ginger Mancuso, a DCC graduate who was actively involved with local restaurants and...
This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Ginger...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $1,100.00
Deadline03/09/2018