Foundation Scholarships


The Jefferson Community College Foundation, in cooperation with the College’s Financial Services Office, administers approximately 270+ awards each year. These scholarships range from $100 to the full cost of tuition.

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Below is a listing of scholarships offered by Jefferson:

Dr. John and Claire Adler Memorial Scholarship
Clayton Clark Allard Scholarship
American Legion Nursing Scholarship
Association of the United States Army James R. Kanik Scholarship
Association of the United States Army Family Member Scholarship
Auxiliary of Mercy of Northern New York Endowed Scholarship
Carl O. and Ruth W. Bachman Memorial Scholarship
David and Rachel Bandych Scholarship
Barben-Jones VFW Paramedic/EMT Scholarship
James E. Barbour Memorial Scholarship
Bernier, Carr & Associates, P.C. Scholarship
Jenelle Amedeo Berry and Christina McKenzie Berry Memorial Scholarship
Boice Family Scholarship
Boone Family Scholarship
Marilyn J. Bowie Memorial Scholarship
Corporal William Brabant Memorial Scholarship
Daniel S. Brady Memorial Scholarship
Brick & Herr Family Scholarship
Myrna H. Brouty Memorial Scholarship
Clarence A. Brown Memorial Scholarship
Elizabeth Brown Non-Traditional Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. W.S. Bull Scholarship
Rocco P. Canale Scholarship
Anita Canizares Memorial Scholarship
Car-Freshner Corporation Scholarship
William J. Carleton Memorial Scholarship
Carthage Savings and Loan Association Scholarship
Carthage Specialty Paperboard Scholarship
Carmen Cavallario Memorial Scholarship
Climax Manufacturing Company Scholarship
Thomas and Tracy Coughlin Memorial Scholarship
Edison W. Cox Scholarship
James Cooper Cox Memorial Medical Scholarship
James H. Cox Business Administration Scholarship
James H. Cox Paralegal Scholarship
Wesley A. Daniels, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Mark B. Davis Memorial Scholarship
John W. Deans Legacy Scholarship
Paul E. Dee Memorial Scholarship
Vincent Dee Memorial Hospitality and Tourism Scholarship
Michelle A. DeFranco Nursing Memorial Scholarship
Evening Students Scholarship
Bob Farmer Performing Arts Scholarship
Joan Benton Feeney Memorial Scholarship
Mark Fenlon Science Scholarship
Fontana Family Scholarship
Frontier League Scholarship
Jane Gaffney Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Peter N. Gaskin Memorial Scholarship
Donald J. "Dutch" Grant Memorial Scholarship
Harleysville Insurance of New York Scholarship
Bertha Hess Harmon Memorial Scholarship
Donald C. Helmer Scholarship
Arthur & Lola Hewett Memorial Scholarship
Kathleen V. Higgins Memorial Scholarship
Honors Program Scholarship
Michael A. Howard Memorial Scholarship
Jon E. Howland Memorial Scholarship
Joseph E. Howland Memorial Scholarship
Oleta M. Farrell Howland Memorial Scholarship
Richard C. Howland Scholarship
Bruce A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship
Italian American Civic Association Scholarship
Italian American Civic Association Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship
Jefferson-Can Community Scholarship
JCC Alumni Association Annual Scholarship
JCC Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
JCC Business Division Scholarship
JCC Employees Scholarship
Jefferson Community College Memorial Scholarship
JCC Nontraditional Scholarship
JCC Women’s Organization Scholarship
Jefferson County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Jefferson County Highway Superintendents’ Association Scholarship
Jefferson County Home Bureaus Scholarship
Jefferson Engineering Memorial Scholarship
Jeff-Lewis Association for Counseling & Development Scholarship
Jefferson Rehabilitation Center Board of Directors’ Scholarship
JRC Ronald L. Kines Memorial Scholarship
JRC Robert J. Simmons Memorial Scholarship
Dr. & Mrs. Earle J. Kelsey Memorial Scholarship
Key Bank of New York Scholarship
Knowlton Technologies Scholarship
Greta and Aziel LaFave Memorial Scholarship
United Way of Northern New York Inc. Joseph P. Landauer Memorial Scholarship
Howard M. Lee Scholarship
Maureen Duffy Leonard Memorial Scholarship
Lewis-Merrill Scholarship
Suzanne Lamica Lipman Scholarship
Anna M. Lyng Memorial Scholarship
Macsherry Family Scholarship
Martha M. Smith–Anne Chase Maine Nursing Scholarship
Marianne and Joseph Malatino Scholarship
Paul T. Mance Memorial Scholarship
Gregory S. Maur Memorial Scholarship
Joan McClusky Nursing Scholarship
William J. McClusky Memorial Scholarship
McCoy Family Non-Traditional Scholarship
Eleanor McCracken Scholarship
McGrann Paper Corporation Scholarship
James E. McVean Memorial Scholarship
Louis F. Meda and Angeline L. Meda-MacKellar Scholarship
Mercy Hospital Alumnae Association Scholarship
Floyd Misek Memorial Scholarship
Patrick E. Moore Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Hugh B. Morris Memorial Scholarship
Lori Moseley Memorial Scholarship
Franklin J. Mulvana Scholarship
Leona Nestor Memorial Scholarship
National Society of Leadership and Success Scholarship
New York Air Brake Corporation Scholarship
New York State Federation of Home Bureaus Norma J. Prentice Memorial Scholarship
North Country Orthopaedic Group Scholarship
O’Donnell Scholarship
Vincent R. Oliver Scholarship
Martha Papworth O’Neill Memorial Scholarship
Theodore R. Otakie Memorial Scholarship
Rosario J. Perrone Memorial Scholarship
Pierrepont Manor Improvement Club Marietta Holley Scholarship
Pitz Family Helping Hand Fund
Glenn and Ruth Porter Scholarship
Robert P. Purcell Memorial Engineering Scholarship
Edward N. Redder Memorial Scholarship
Robinson Family Scholarship
Dr. Chris G. Ronson Memorial Scholarship
Louis and Clara Saiff Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Samaritan Health System Blanche Livermore Memorial Scholarship
Harold K. Shannon Memorial Scholarship
John and Geraldine Sheehan Scholarship
Lyle E. & Ethel F. Sheldon Memorial Scholarship
Kevin Shepard Memorial Scholarship
Slack Chemical Company Employee’s Scholarship
Slack Chemical Company Science Scholarship
Jonathan Hayden Smith Memorial Scholarship
South Jefferson Lions Club Scholarship
Nancy L. Sproul Memorial Scholarship
Elbert Stillwagon Memorial Scholarship
John H. and Eunice B. Stone Scholarship
Jack A. Strader Scholarship
Verne A. Sweet Scholarship
Teal’s Express Scholarship
Joyce Ann Thesier Memorial Scholarship
Steven G. Thomas Memorial Scholarship
Ralph W. and I. Elizabeth Timerman Memorial Scholarship
Wendell G. Tucker Memorial Scholarship
D. Rene Valentine Memorial Scholarship
Maria & John Wagenaar Nursing Scholarship
Walker Family Engineering Scholarship
Wendy Walker Nursing Memorial Scholarship
Constance Walker Monroe Liberal Arts Scholarship
Joyce Walker Memorial Scholarship
Marcia E. Walton Scholarship
Watertown Police Benevolent Association Scholarship
Watertown Rotary Club Scholarship
Watertown Sunrise Rotary Club Scholarship
Donald C. and Betty M. Whiteman Scholarship
Winery Program Scholarly Student Award


Marion Brennan Personal Growth in Nursing Award
Gold Star Nursing Award
Macaluso Family Memorial Award
Mercy Hospital Alumnae Association Nursing Award
Nathaniel Townsend Creative Writing Award