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Mercy College Grant and Scholarship Resources

If you are looking for financial assistance at Mercy College, scholarships and grants are the most desirable because they do not need to be repaid. 

Additionally, many individuals, friends, alumni of the College, academic, professional, fraternal and business organizations and foundations have created their own scholarships to recognize and help you. 

All incoming students are automatically reviewed for merit-based scholarships based on their incoming academic criteria.

To apply online for a Mercy College Endowed Scholarship log on to your Mercy Connect and click on “Student Dashboard”.  In the Financial Aid/Scholarships section click on “Apply for a Mercy College Endowed Scholarship”. Please note, when applying online, you will need to upload your essay and signed letter of recommendation.

If you would like to apply by mail, please download the (Mercy College Endowed Scholarship Application here) and mail the application form with your essay and signed letter of recommendation to the address provided.

Scholarships require full-time enrollment (at least 12 credits per term for undergraduates).

*Scholarship recipients must file a complete FAFSA application (including verification documents if selected) for disbursement of scholarship funds.

Federal Pell Grant

Eligibility is determined by the application submitted via the FAFSA website. The amount of the award depends on congressional action. In 2015 - 2016, the Pell Grant range is from $602 to $5,775 for the academic year.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional need, defined as minimally Pell Grant eligible. Grants range from $100 to $2,000 per year. Limited funds restrict the size of the grant and number recipients. 

Federal Work Study Program

Positions are available on campus. Some students may be able to work off campus for a private non-profit organization or a public agency. To be eligible, you must show financial need. Hours: usually 12-20 hours per week. Rate of pay is at least the federal minimum wage. Students eligible for work-study must contact the Office of Career Services for available positions.

New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

Application for TAP is made by completing the FAFSA and listing Mercy College's Federal Aid Number (002772) in the first slot. Applicants must complete an Electronic TAP Application (ETA) when they sign the FAFSA using their Federal PIN number. HESC (Higher Education Services Corporation) will not process a TAP award without the signed ETA. Awards range up to $5,165 and are based on the family's New York State net taxable income. A student must be registered for at least 12 credits for the 16-week semester or 12 credits at the beginning of Term B for both the two 8-week terms (B and C Terms). Any student withdrawing from course work may be ineligible to receive subsequent award(s).

Students who matriculate for a bachelor or an associate degree must meet state determined academic progress standards.

New York State Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

Admission into HEOP is determined by the College Opportunity Program office and is for incoming students only. Students in this program must be academically and economically disadvantaged. They may receive supplemental financial assistance from HEOP. Financial aid is calculated on an individual basis and is provided to help students cover the cost of books, supplies, travel, maintenance, tuition, etc. Financial aid packages of HEOP students will also include assistance from various other state and federal programs so that the student's need is met. Application for HEOP is made through the College Opportunity Program office.

New York State Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)

The Aid for Part-Time Study program is a grant program financed by New York State through participating education institutions. The program provides up to $2,000 per year for qualified part-time undergraduate students. Contact the Student Services Office for more information about eligibility and APTS application forms.

Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

Awards for children of deceased or disabled veterans are available to the children of veterans who die or who have a current disability, of 50% or more, resulting from U.S. Military service. The amount of the award is $450 per year. Applications may be made through the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation.

New York State Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarship

New York State Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarships are offered by the State Education Department for full-time study in approved programs leading to licensure in professions designated by the Commissioner of Education. Scholarship winners will receive from $1,000 to $5,000 per year, for up to four years, for educational expenses. A service obligation to practice in the State of New York will be expected of any scholarship recipient.

Scholarships are awarded for study leading to a master's degree in the following licensed professions: Communication Disorders, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. For application deadlines, or for more information, write to:

The State Education Department Office of Equity and Access Bureau of Higher Education Opportunity Programs VATEA, COPS, and Scholarships Room 1071 Education Building Annex Albany, NY 12234 (888) NYS-HESC

Regents Awards for Children of Deceased Police Officers, Firefighters and Corrections Officers

These awards provide up to $450 annually for children of police officers, firefighters and corrections officers of New York State who have died as a result of injuries sustained in the line of duty. Applications may be made through the New York State Higher Education Service Corporation.

Regents Awards for Children of Deceased State Corrections Officers and State Civilian Employees of a Correctional Facility

This award provides financial aid to children of New York State corrections officers or civilian employees of a correctional facility who died as a result of injuries sustained in the line of duty during the September 1971 Attica uprising. Individuals cannot be eligible for both this award and the regents award for children of deceased police officers, firefighters, and corrections offers. The awards are for full-time undergraduate students and are equal to the sum of annual tuition and average room and board charges specified by the State University of New York. Applications may be made through the New York State Higher Education Service Corporation.

New York State Aid to Native Americans

New York State Aid to Native Americans is an entitlement program with neither a qualifying examination nor a limited number of awards. Students may be eligible for an award of $1,000 per year for a maximum of four years of full-time study. Applications may be made through the New York State Higher Education Service Corporation.

Veterans Administration Educational Benefits 

Many programs of educational assistance benefits are available to those who have served in the active military, naval or air service and to their dependents. Mercy College is fully approved to conduct college level education programs for veterans. Detailed information is available form the offices of Veteran Affairs.

The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program & the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program

The Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program and the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program are federal programs administered by the state. For additional information and application forms, write to: New York State Education Department State and Federal Scholarship and Fellowship Unit, Cultural Education Center, Albany, New York 12230.

Westchester County Fund

The Fund provides emergency financial assistance to low-income women who are close to completing their undergraduate degrees. This includes money for books or lab costs, emergency childcare or carfare or other discrete expenses unmet because of family emergency.  

Mercy College Assistance Grant

Mercy College offers need-based tuition grants to supplement federal and state aid. Applications are made by completing the FAFSA. Based on the Estimated Family Contribution, full time students will be allocated funds to assist them in meeting their financial obligations to the College. Students who receive non-need based grants from additional sources may not be eligible for Mercy College Assistance Grants.

Mercy College Freshmen Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering freshmen students who have demonstrated academic merit by achieving a high school average of 85 to 86.9. Scholarship awards are renewable for the duration of the undergraduate degree as long as the recipient meets the conditions of the award.

Mercy College Provost Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering freshmen students who have demonstrated academic merit by achieving a high school average of 80 to 84.9. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 8 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions of the award

Mercy College Presidential Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering freshmen students who have demonstrated academic merit by achieving a high school average of 85 to 86.9. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 8 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions of the award.

Trustees Scholarship - Freshmen

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering freshmen students who have demonstrated academic merit by achieving a high school average of 87 to 89.9. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 8 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions of the award.

Mercy College Honors Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering freshmen students who have demonstrated academic merit by achieving a high school average of 90 to 94.9. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 8 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions of the award.

Mercy College Presidential Honors Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering freshmen students who have demonstrated academic merit by achieving a high school average of 95 or higher. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 8 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions of the award.

Trustees Scholarship - Transfers

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering transfer students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to 3.39 and a minimum of 24 credits. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 6 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions for retaining the award.

Mercy College Transfer Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering transfer students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 to 3.69 and a minimum of 24 credits. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 6 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions for retaining the award.

Presidential Transfer Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering transfer students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.7 and above and a minimum of 24 credits. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 6 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions for retaining the award.

Presidential Honors Transfer Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering transfer students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.7 and above and an associate’s degree. Scholarship awards are renewable for a maximum of 6 full-time terms as long as the recipient meets the conditions for retaining the award.

Transfer Provost Scholarship

Scholarships are awarded to outstanding entering transfer students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to 3.39 or above and an associate's degree. Scholarship awards are renewable for the duration of the undergraduate degree as long as the recipient meets the conditions for retaining the award.

Daddy Short Legs Scholarship

An anonymous donor created this scholarship. It’s for Mercy College seniors who are in jeopardy of dropping out of school because of financial struggles. Funds may cover transportation, childcare and other expenses. 

E.L. Franz County Scholarship Program

Scholarships awarded annually to needy adult students who have not recently been in a "normal schooling pattern" and are not normally eligible for scholarship funding.

Frances T. Mahoney Scholarship Fund for Students

This endowed scholarship supports a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who is in need of financial aid. Please contact Student Services-Business Operations, Dobbs Ferry Campus for more information.

Joel Halpern Memorial Scholarship

Made to continue the spirit of Mr. Halpern this scholarship is awarded annually to a student from Westchester provided the recipient continues to qualify for financial aid. It will be renewed each year.

John Sullivan Fund

Established to support a needy student.

LINKS-LeMelle Scholarship

A partial scholarship awarded annually to defray travel expenses anywhere in the world to undertake a study project preferably at a major university or educational institution, in preparation for a professional or graduate career. The competitive scholarship is awarded to a female African-American student who has completed a minimum of 50 credits. The scholarship is offered through a fund generously contributed by the Westchester Chapter of LINKS to honor and perpetuate the ideas of President Wilbert J. LeMelle.

Lucie Lapovsky Award

A monetary award, based on financial need, to any student pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree at Mercy College. The College acknowledges that the donor requests that the aid be used to meet financial need and has expressed a particular interest in the needs of transfer and part-time students.

Mortimer Levitt Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded annually to a female member of the student body to help defray travel expenses anywhere in the world, preferably to a major university or educational institution, while undertaking an approved study project. The scholarship(s) will be awarded on a basis of a competition involving the submission of project essays. The scholarship was founded by Mortimer Levitt, founder and president of The Custom Shop.

Mortimer Levit Gifted Student Fund

These partial scholarships are awarded to a freshman, a sophomore, and a junior based on academic merit. Each student must be on the Summa Cum Laude track and be nominated by a Mercy faculty. The award is renewable with continued academic excellence. Scholarship funding is made available by Mortimer Levitt.

Sal Argento Memorial Fund

A monetary award, based on financial need, to any student pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree at Mercy College. The College acknowledges that the donor requests that the aid be used to meet the financial need of a student who is a first generation higher education degree-seeking student.

Rockland Community College Transfer Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding transfer student majoring in business. The student is selected by Rockland Community College faculty.

Westchester Community College Transfer Scholarship

Awarded annually to two outstanding Westchester Community College graduates majoring in Business and in Liberal Arts. The students are selected by Westchester Community College faculty. 

E.L. Franz Scholarship

A scholarship for a student who encounters extraordinary expenses not covered by their original scholarship/financial aid awards. The selected student would be provided a monthly stipend, during the academic year, for assistance in meeting living expenses.

Dunn Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship awarded annually to needy adult student who have not recently been in a "normal schooling pattern" and are not normally eligible for scholarship funding.

Marc E. Buther Endowed Scholarship

The Buther Scholarship is designed to benefit exceptional students, from either Westchester or Bronx County of New York State, who are pursuing a degree from Mercy College.

Mary Patricia Wagner Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship to be awarded annually to the student who most exemplifies tow of Mary Pat Wagner's most endearing qualities: commitment to serving others and joy in living life.

Frances A. Sweeney Endowed Scholarship

An annual scholarship for a nursing student in need of financial assistance and the commitment to complete a degree at Mercy.

Matt O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for a graduate of St. Barnabus H.S., Bronx, NY in memory of Matt O'Connor, alumni of St. Barnabus.

Peekskill Scholarship

A full tuition - four year scholarship to Mercy College to be used in Yorktown and/or Dobbs Ferry Campus. Awarded to an outstanding student selected on a competitive basis by the Peekskill High School Administration.

Chinese Scholarship Fund

A scholarship for a student who is a Chinese descendant and actively participates in programs for helping others.

Newcombe Scholarships for Mature Women

Scholarships for the benefit of mature women students. The target group is women age 25  or older enrolled at the Bronx and Manhattan Campus who have completed at least sixty credits, are maintaining a GPA of 2.50 or higher and have unmet financial need.

Mercy is a Division II NCAA member.  

Form men, teams include: baseball, basketballsoccer and lacrosse.  

 For women, teams include: basketballsoccer, softball, lacrosse, field hockey and volleyball.

Athletic scholarships are available to students who meet the eligibility guidelines. Visit our website for more information.

Graduate Assistantships

Available for students who have demonstrated academic potential and a willingness to earn some of their college tuition.  Tuition remission is granted based on the number of hours worked in a specific academic or college department.  Please see your program director for more information.

James Elting Memorial Fund

This scholarship is available to an Accounting major who demonstrates superior performance and financial need.  Please see the program director for more information.

Levitt MBA Fellowship

An annual award to a student majoring in Business who intends to pursue an MBA. The Fellowship will be awarded on a competitive basis, involving the submission of a project essay, a transcript and an application. The successful student will be provided with funds to supplement tuition assistance during the year the student is enrolled in the MBA program.

Luzette Ceneus Scholarship Fund

This fund is awarded to a female or male Haitian majoring or minoring in business.  Please see the program director for more information.

Michael & Karen Hayes Accounting Scholarship

A scholarship to provide assistance to graduate accounting students. The Chair of the Accounting Program will determine the recipients.

Matero Scholarship

Two partial scholarships are awarded to one full-time and one part-time student who are members of a union or have an immediate family member who is a member of a union.  Eligible students must pursue a degree in industrial relations or business and have a record of academic achievement.  Please see the program director for more information.

Ilza Williams Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship each school year to one student committed to pursue a career as a special education teacher.

The Linda Christoff Guglielmo Scholarship Fund

Established to honor Mercy College alumna, Linda Christof Guglielmo, the scholarship is designated to a female student having completed her freshman year (if full-time) or the equivalent number of credits (if part-time). Award is made based on a combination of financial need and academic achievement. To qualify, the recipient must have a minimum of a B average with no grade less than a C. Recipient must maintain those academic standards for each academic year in order to qualify for grant continuance. The general intent of the award is to support those who will pursue a teaching career.

Steinitz Memorial Fund

Founded by Dr. Eva F.S. Ellis, the Steinitz Memorial Award is presented annually to the most outstanding student in the Teacher Education Program who plans to enroll in a Mercy College graduate program in Education. Graduates who have been awarded their degrees in August and December are eligible to receive the award at the June Commencement. They must have completed 45 credits at Mercy College prior to the beginning of the semester in which the June Commencement takes place. Candidates are chosen by the faculty members of the Education Division based on their excellence in the Liberal Arts and their commitment to the teaching profession.

College Health Service

Positions are available in the Health Service Office for students in the Graduate Nursing Program. For full tuition reimbursement, students work an equivalent number of weekly hours to the number of weekly hours of instruction. Please see the program director for more information.

Communication Disorders

Scholarships, fellowships and other forms of financial assistance are available for study in speech-language pathology. Interested students should contact ASHA at (800) 638-8255 or (301) 897-5700.

Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)

College students who are interested in pursuing careers in healthcare can find the extra help they need through HCOP. Funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, HCOP is geared toward providing economically and educationally disadvantaged students with the support they need to enter the health professions. The program provides a summer enrichment program, tutoring, specialized workshops, field trip experiences, assistance with preparing for entrance examinations, guidance through the graduate school application process and information on securing fellowships and other funding for graduate school. For more information, please contact HCOP at (914) 674-7624.

The J. Mae Pepper Memorial Fund

Two partial scholarships are awarded annually to one undergraduate and one graduate student majoring in nursing. Scholarship selection is based on academic excellence. Established in memory of the former chairperson of the Nursing Department, Dr. Jessie Mae Pepper. Please see the program director for more information.

Occupational Therapy

Scholarships, fellowships and other forms of financial assistance are available for study in Occupational Therapy. Interested students should contact AOTA at (301) 652-2682 or go to www.aota.org.

Ken Sheridan Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a second year student win the graduate program in Occupational Therapy upon commencement of their second level II field work experience. The award will be based on merit and will be awarded to the student with the highest GPA during the program.

Physical Therapy

Scholarships, fellowships and other forms of financial assistance are available for study in Physical Therapy. Interested students should contact (800) 999-APTA.

Nursing, Health and other Philanthropic Organizations

Scholarships, fellowships and other forms of financial assistance are available for advanced study in nursing from various nursing, health and other philanthropic organizations. Interested students should contact the Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing for further information.

US Department of Health and Human Services Scholarship for Health Professions (Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy and Communication Disorders)

Scholarships are available for disadvantaged students through a grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

New York City Board of Education Scholarships for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy

New York City Board of Education Scholarships Students accepted in to the graduate Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy programs are eligible for scholarships with the New York City Board of Education. These scholarships are renewable for a second year as funding permits. Additionally, the Communication Disorders Program participates in the Expanded Capacity Initiative provided by the New York State Education Department and the New York City Board of Education. Students interested in receiving information and an application should call the New York City Board of Education Office of Related and Contractual Services at (718) 935-5816.

Carol Burnett Scholarships

A partial scholarship offered to a student who has exhibited academic achievement and has an interest in the Arts or Humanities, especially the Performing Arts. The scholarship derives from a generous contribution to the college by Carol Burnett.

Dennis and Fay T. Greenwald Fund for Graduate Study

An endowed fund that provides a monetary award for an outstanding graduating senior of the English Literature Program who has been accepted into a graduate program. Please see the program director for more information.

Michael I. Muro Scholarship

This is an annual scholarship for a student entering his senior year and majoring in history. Recipients must be a Yonkers resident and shall be chosen on the basis of academic excellence, community service and financial need. Please see the program director for more information.

Library Science Scholarships

Barbara Ross Sullivan Memorial Fund

This fund is used to generate a monetary award to be presented to the most deserving graduating senior at the Bronx campus who is entering a graduate school to pursue an advanced degree in Library Science

Math and Computer Science Scholarships

Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship Program

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, this scholarship provides tuition support as well as support for other expenses such as books, supplies, fees and equipment. To be eligible students must be a declared Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or Mathematics major and have completed at least CISC 231; must be a US citizen or national; must be PELL eligible and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a full-time student. Selection is made by the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and is competitive. Please see the program director for more information.

Steven Gans Memorial Award

A partial scholarship awarded annually to a continuing undergraduate who has demonstrated creativity and academic achievement in his/her pursuit of an undergraduate degree.  Students should be nominated by the faculty in the field of computer science, mathematics and related sciences based on academic excellence, creativity, community service and financial needs.

Mental Health Scholarships

Career Opportunities in Research (COR) Program

Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, the main purpose of this comprehensive Career Opportunities in Research (COR) Program is to improve the chances of Mercy College undergraduates with gaining entry and successfully completing graduate school programs for Ph.D. and / or M.D. Degrees to pursue research careers in mental health. A few Mercy College scholars will be selected each year as COR Trainees to receive 1 to 2 years of full-time enhanced education at Mercy College in conjunction with research training and research experience at the NYS Psychiatric Institute in Manhattan during their junior and / or senior years. Program participants receive tuition assistance as well as stipend support in addition to other support services including tutoring, financial aid counseling, study skills workshops, preparation for graduate school admission exams and assistance with the graduate school application process.

This program is open to all Mercy College students who meet the eligibility criteria and who apply prior to the junior and / or senior year. Participants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, have completed the college general education curriculum, be a US citizen or permanent resident. To be considered the COR application must be submitted and an interview by COR staff is required.

Natural Science Scholarships

Anne Rice Endowed Scholarship

A partial scholarship awarded annually to a student in the natural sciences who has maintained academic excellence.  Please see the program director for more information.

Biology Alumni Scholarship

The Biology Scholarship will provide support for students in their junior and senior years who are Biology majors.

Neillis Memorial Scholarship

This partial award is given to a financially disadvantaged student majoring in the natural sciences who has attained academic merit.  This scholarship was established in memory of the former chairperson of the Natural Sciences Department, Dr. Jeanne Marie Nellis.  Please see the program director for more information.

Gioietta and Alberto Vitale Scholarship

Established by Mercy College Trustee Alberto Vitale and his wife, Gioietta, partial scholarships are available to incoming Honors students who demonstrate extraordinary academic ability and who have an interest in business or health science. The scholarship includes a mentorship opportunity and is designed to reduce the student's dependence on outside work to complete his/her college study. Please see the program director(s) for more information.

The Eva Ellis Travel Scholarship Fund

Established for a student in the Mercy College Honors Program to travel to Honors Semesters sponsored by the National Collegiate Honors Council. 

Purpose:

The world can enrich your education in ways a classroom simply cannot. That's why the Mortimer Levitt Study Abroad Scholarship was established. So you can study abroad. We just ask that you return to Mercy afterwards to share your experience with us.

Maximum scholarship this year: $3,000

Who is eligible?

  • Female students currently enrolled at Mercy College
  • Undergrads: Minimum 36 credits; Graduate Students: minimum 12 credits
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • You must return to Mercy for at least one semester after studying abroad.

Contact:

Prof. Alan G. Hartman
Mercy College
Maher Hall
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
AHartman@Mercy.edu
914-674-7229

College Department Scholarships

Each department has its own scholarship and awards them based on its own requirements. For more information, visit the departments pages.

Campus Employment

You can work for Mercy College while you attend Mercy College. Employment opportunities are awarded to full-time students in good academic standing. Assignments are made based on financial need and the skills required. 

Students work 12-20 hours per week at the prevailing rate of pay. Contact the Career Development Office for more information. 

National and Community Service Program

A new program provides full-time educational awards of $4,725 a year. A student can work before, during or after college and the funds can be used either to pay current educational expenses or to repay federal student loans. Only high school graduates or those students with a GED may participate. For more information call (800) 942-2677 or write to: The Corporation for National and Community Service, 1100 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Washington DC 20525.

Contact any civic, business, fraternal or religious organizations that you or your family belong to and ask if they offer scholarships.  

Sample of some Private National Scholarship websites that might be helpful:

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement plans. Contact yours regarding available assistance. 

Stony Wold-Herbert Fund

A privately endowed, non-profit organization dedicated to fighting pulmonary diseases throughout the New York City region. The Direct Service Grant Program, a part of the Fund, provides financial assistance to students with respiratory ailments and is intended to help recipients complete their education and become self-sustaining, independent members of the community.  

Grants are available to:

  • Any student with a pulmonary problem who lives in the New York City area
  • Undergraduate students within the New York metropolitan area who demonstrate financial need and otherwise meet Stony Wold's qualifications

Grants average $250 per month. Maximum of four years. The Fund dispenses approximately $80,000 per year.  

Apply to:

Stony Wold-Herbert Fund, Inc.
136 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022

Further questions can be directed to Cheri Friedman at (212) 753-6565.

Barett Kreisberg Memorial Fund

The Barrett G. Kreisberg memorial award was established to honor a Mercy College trustee. Mr. Kreisberg was devoted to the concept of academic quality - he served for several years on the academic affairs committee and participated freely and passionately in discussions of academic excellence. This scholarship was created to recognize academic distinction in a graduating senior and to provide this student with a monetary award to be used toward a Mercy College graduate program.

Mercy College Memorial Fund

The Mercy College Memorial fund scholarship for graduate study is given each year to an outstanding student worker.

Valerie Ross Homan Award

The Valerie Ross Homan award in social work is endowed in her memory; it is given to a graduating social work student who overcame significant challenges to the successful completion of the social work major.

Theresa Kane Agent of Change Award

An award up to $500 annually will be bestowed on a student who has completed any undergraduate degree within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and has shown outstanding work. The recipient must continue his/her graduate studies at Mercy.

Kellogg Memorial Fund

The Howard Kellogg award for excellence in computer studies is given to an outstanding student in computers who demonstrates intellectual curiosity and creativity, as well as service to others.

Kammerman Fund

The Oscar Kammerman memorial business award is given to an outstanding evening student in the business program.

Kuchinsky Memorial Award

Recognizes a graduating student who has majored in Accounting and who exemplifies the characteristics valued by Prof. Kuchinsky: academic achievement, conscientiousness, diligence, effort, hard work, professionalism and school spirit.

Mahoney Baccalaureate Award

The Frances T.M. Mahoney Scholarship for graduate studies, endowed by Catherine Mahoney Follis, class of 1974, in honor of her sister and a beloved professor, is presented to a Mercy College graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence in his or her undergraduate studies and has been accepted in one of four Mercy College graduate programs in the field of psychology.

McMahon Award

Honoring the spirit and dedication to the arts for which this award is named, the recipient is granted a monetary award and medal to recognize his/her dedication to and active participation in drama, oral interpretation of literature or the arts in general at Mercy College or in the wider community.

Sr. Mary Cunningham Scholarship

The Sister Mary Cunningham Award in History is established in memory of Sister Cunningham. Sister was a founding member of the History major who taught at the College for over two decades.