Named Scholarships

Awards for All Students

Scholarship Name Description
Aetna Life and Casualty Insurance Foundation Scholarship Awarded to deserving African American, Latino, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) students.
African-Latino Society Alumni Memorial Scholarship Awarded to high-achieving students of color who have made significant contributions to multicultural awareness and the well-being of minority students on campus. Financial need is not required.
Alumni Association Scholarship Awarded to well-qualified students who demonstrate financial need. Established through the generosity of the College's alumni.
Bert Bryan Baker Scholarship Awarded to a promising student or students who demonstrate high standards of citizenship and financial need. Preference is given to applicants from Tompkins and Monroe Counties or adjacent areas. The award may be renewed as long as the recipient continues to demonstrate financial need. Established by the family and friends of Bert Bryan Baker, a great believer in education and a superb motivator of students.
Beverly Baker '54 Scholarship Awarded to an Ithaca College student in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need. Established by Beverly Baker on the occasion of her 50th reunion.
Geoffrey and Patricia '69 Banfield Scholarship Awarded to a deserving student with demonstrated financial need. Established by a generous gift from Geoffrey and Patricia Banfield.
Danielle Beschle Scholarship Awarded to an undergraduate student. Preference is given to a female student who resides in Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, or St. Lawrence County of New York.
Michael Bond Scholarship Awarded to outstanding students. Established by gifts from the family and friends of the late Michael Bond '76.
John P. E. Brown '35 Scholarship Awarded to students who have outstanding academic records and are active volunteers. Established in memory of John P. E. Brown, a member of the College's board of trustees for 52 years.
Mark and Shelly Buckstein Scholarship Awarded to worthy students from the New York City public school system, with preference given to graduates of the Bronx High School of Science.
Fred Camden London Assistance Scholarship Awarded to juniors and seniors with demonstrated financial need who wish to participate in the College's London program.
Campus Center Scholarship Awarded to students employed at the Campus Center who are willing to help themselves by working there and who show good academic performance.
Class of 2012 Emergency Financial Aid Scholarship Awarded to a student facing an unexpected financial situation that jeopardizes his or her continued enrollment at Ithaca College. The recipient must be in good academic and judicial standing and must demonstrate financial need.
Class of 1984 Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a junior or senior with demonstrated financial need, solid academic achievement, and active involvement in campus organizations. Established by members of the 1984 senior class as their gift to the College.
Class of 1985 Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a junior or senior with financial need, solid academic achievement, and active involvement in campus organizations. Established by members of the 1985 senior class as their gift to the College.
Class of 1991 Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a junior or senior with demonstrated financial need, solid academic achievement, and active involvement in campus organizations. Established by members of the 1991 senior class as their gift to the College and later expanded to include gifts memorializing former classmates.
Class of 1993 Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a junior or senior with demonstrated financial need, solid academic achievement, and active involvement in campus organizations. Established by members of the 1993 senior class as their gift to the College.
Class of 2006 Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a senior who has a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3 and who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and involvement in the Ithaca College community. Financial need is not required. This award honors the many contributions of the members of the class of 2006.
Class of 2008 Scholarship for Experiential Learning Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior in an unpaid internship (credit or non-credit bearing) to defray costs including tuition, housing, food, and transportation. The recipient must be in good academic and judicial standing, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and demonstrated financial need. Established through the generosity of the members of the class of 2008 and their friends and family.
Class of 2010 Scholarship in Memory of Andrea Morton '10 Awarded to a student entering his or her senior year in good academic and judicial standing. The recipient must have contributed significantly to the extracurricular life of Ithaca College, demonstrating leadership in cocurricular experiences as well as great commitment to enhancing the quality of campus life. Established in memory of Andrea Morton.
Robert Reed Colbert Sr. Scholarship Awarded to academically promising sophomores, juniors, and seniors from the greater Ithaca, Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse areas with demonstrated financial need. Established through the generosity of longtime trustee and friend of the College Robert Reed Colbert Sr. Robert Colbert was a highly accomplished businessman, especially in the areas of banking and real estate, who served his community with dedication and distinction throughout his life.
Jack H. Dembow '77 Scholarship for LGBT Students Awarded to a student with academic promise and financial need who shows demonstrated service, leadership or achievement to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Preference will be given to a self-identified LGBT student.
Howard I. Dillingham Scholarship Awarded to outstanding juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence.
Susan A. DiPace '74 Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior African American, Latino, Asian American, or Native American (ALANA) student with demonstrated financial need who is in good academic standing. This scholarship may be awarded to one or more students in any given year. Established in memory of Susan A. DiPace, who loved Ithaca College and served it well.
Donald Family (Janet '57, Laura '49, and Duncan '50, M.S. '53) Scholarship Awarded to a high-achieving graduate of Ithaca High School with demonstrated financial need.
Fred L. Emerson Endowed Scholarship and Internship Fund Awarded to students based on their significant contributions to the extracurricular life of the College and meritorious academic performance. Both scholarship and internship funds are available and require demonstrated financial need.
Georgia Hume Evans Memorial Scholarship Awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need and are in good academic standing. Established by gifts from the Georgia Hume Evans Trust.
Friends of Ithaca College Scholarship for Unpaid Internships Awarded to five students who are Friends scholars and who have unpaid internships in Tompkins County or a contiguous county. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipients must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better and demonstrated financial need.
Friends of Ithaca College Scholarship Awarded to outstanding students with demonstrated financial need and a minimum grade point average of 3.3 who reside in Tompkins County or a contiguous county. Made possible by contributions from the Friends of Ithaca College.
William F. Fuerst Jr. Memorial Scholarship Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to students who have shown involvement and commitment to the Ithaca College community through their extracurricular activities. Established in 2003 through a bequest characteristic of the generosity and philanthropy of William F. Fuerst Jr.
Jay C. '65 and Ardelle L. Gardner Scholarship Awarded to a junior or senior who has shown the commitment and character to stay in school and who would otherwise be unable to complete his or her education.
Margaret I. Gibson Scholarship Awarded to a student who has demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a student from Cortland or Tompkins County or surrounding counties. Established in 2004.
Joseph M. Gluck '49 Scholarship Awarded to a meritorious student in memory of Joseph M. Gluck.
John B. Harcourt Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a deserving student with demonstrated financial need. Established in memory of John B. Harcourt, the first Charles A. Dana Professor of Ithaca College, teacher, and friend.
Jed Haubenstock Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student entering his or her senior year who demonstrates leadership and involvement in campus activities, as well as a high degree of commitment to furthering the quality of life on the Ithaca College campus. Financial need is considered but not required.
William Randolph Hearst Foundation Scholarship Awarded to African American, Latino, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) students with high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.
Richard Hirshfield Scholarship Awarded for academic achievement, with preference given to residents of Connecticut.
HOLT Architects, P.C., Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need. The student must be a resident of New York State. Made possible by the generosity of longtime friends and business associates of HOLT Architects, P.C.
Anne M. Humphrey Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student who has (1) worked in the Ithaca College dining services, purchasing, warehouse, general services, special events, bookstore, or business services offices; (2) held a position in one of these offices for at least one year and intends to continue that work during the academic year in which the scholarship is to be awarded; and (3) assumed demonstrable additional responsibilities during employment in one of the previously mentioned offices. Established in memory of Anne M. Humphrey, director of business services at Ithaca College from 1984 to 1988, through gifts from family, friends, and colleagues.
Lillia Babbitt Hyde Foundation Scholarship Awarded to students who show good academic performance. Financial need is not required. Endowed by the Lillia Babbitt Hyde Foundation.
Ithaca College Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship for Students Awarded to a deserving student with a strong academic profile and demonstrated financial need. Established in October 2006 by College faculty and staff in celebration of the Campaign for Ithaca College: Making a World of Difference.
Ithaca Memorial Scholarship Awarded to deserving students with demonstrated financial need.
Jahn Family ROTC Scholarship Awarded to students enrolled in a Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. Financial need is not required.
J. J. Staff Scholar Award Awarded to full-time members of the Ithaca College staff. Candidates must have completed at least 60 credits toward graduation and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Financial need is not required. Established through contributions from staff, faculty, and friends of James J. Whalen, Ithaca College's sixth president, in honor of his 22 years of service to the College.
Leonard B. Job Scholarship Awarded to outstanding students in their junior and senior years who have demonstrated academic excellence.
John E. Keshishoglou Scholarship for International Students Awarded to an outstanding international student with demonstrated financial need.
Nathan L. Lewis Memorial Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student who has studied in a Jewish day school for a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 12 years and who has demonstrated financial need. Established in 2009 by Robert S. Lewis and his family in honor and memory of his father, Nathan L. Lewis.
Ben Light '36 Memorial Scholarship Awarded to one student nominated by his or her department for outstanding contribution to the community. Established by gifts from the family and friends of the late Ben Light, a devoted administrator who helped build the South Hill campus.
Erin Marie Masling '03 Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior with a grade point average of 3.0 or greater. Established to support and assist a student to live his or her life to the fullest, having overcome or managed a chronic illness or physical disability, as Erin did. Financial need is not a consideration.
Newlands Family Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a student with demonstrated financial need.
Adrian O. Pearsall Memorial Scholarship Awarded to deserving graduates of Trumansburg High School attending Ithaca College. The recipients receive the award for four consecutive years, providing they remain in good academic standing and continue to demonstrate financial need.
Perennials Scholarship Awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need and good academic performance. Established with the help of Lillian Speakman Vail '21 to honor those classes who graduated from the College 50 or more years ago.
Christopher Paul Ragusa Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior whose continued attendance at Ithaca College is in jeopardy due to unforeseen financial difficulties. The recipient must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
Margaret Reid Memorial Scholarship Awarded to juniors or seniors who demonstrate leadership qualities and active participation in a wide range of campus organizations.
Carole L. Rice '84 Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a deserving and committed student with demonstrated financial need. Established in memory of Carole L. Rice by her family.
Rashad G. Richardson "I Can Achieve" Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a high-achieving student from the African American, Latino, Asian, or Native American (ALANA) community. The student receiving this merit scholarship must have made significant contributions toward improving the quality of life for ALANA youth in the Tompkins County community. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible and should be in good academic and judicial standing, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. Financial need is not required.
Juanita Rivera Endowed Scholarship Awarded to a Latino freshman who has a sound academic record and demonstrated financial need and who comes from a single-parent household. Preference will be given to a student majoring in business. Created by Edgardo Rivera '88 in honor of his mother, Juanita Rivera.
Robke-Zuris Scholarship Awarded to juniors or seniors in recognition of academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.
Senior Scholarship Awarded to a senior in recognition of academic achievement and campus involvement.
Lois M. Shofer '67 Scholarship for Community College Transfer Students Awarded to a junior or senior who has transferred from a community college and who has demonstrated financial need.
Anne Siegel '81 Memorial Scholarship Awarded to juniors or seniors who most closely personify the qualities and attributes of Anne Siegel, including good academic performance and involvement in the extracurricular life of the College. Established through gifts to the College from the family and friends of the late Anne Siegel.
Diane Frankle Storck '70 Scholarship Awarded to students in their junior or senior year who are facing an unexpected financial situation that jeopardizes their continued enrollment at Ithaca College. The students should have demonstrated solid academic achievement and, if possible, a record of service to and/or leadership in the Ithaca College community. Established by Diane Frankle Storck.
Student Government Scholarship Awarded to exemplary juniors or seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and involvement in campus life. Recipients must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.6 and participate in a broad range of experiences on campus.
Studin Sisters London Center Scholarship Awarded to an outstanding student with demonstrated financial need who is attending the Ithaca College London Center. Established in 2008 by Jan Studin '78, School of Business, and Cindi Studin-Berger '83, School of Humanities and Sciences.
Surdna Foundation Scholarship Awarded to deserving students who show good academic achievement.
Kirk '96 and Whitney '96 Swenson Minority Scholarship Awarded to a first-year African American, Latino, Asian American, or Native American (ALANA) student with demonstrated financial need. In the event such a candidate cannot be found, the scholarship may be awarded to a student who might not otherwise be able to attend Ithaca College.
George C. Textor Memorial Scholarship Awarded to students who show meritorious academic performance. Established by friends in memory of the late George C. Textor, chairman of the College's board of trustees from 1966 to 1968.
Norman D. Wall Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a student with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need who has been a member of the Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol (SASP) for at least one year and plans to continue working with SASP. Preference is given to a SASP member who is a graduate of the Newfield Central School District. Established in memory of Norman D. Wall by his family, friends, and colleagues and the students he served.
Washington, D.C., Scholarship for Summer Internships Awarded to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a student who has a summer internship in the Washington, D.C., area. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient must be in good academic and judicial standing, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and demonstrate financial need. Established through the generosity of alumni residing in the Washington, D.C., area.
J. J. Whalen Turtle Bridge Scholarship Awarded to outstanding seniors who have shown steady improvement in academic performance during their undergraduate careers at Ithaca and who are actively involved in the campus and/or local community. Established by a gift from James J. and Gillian H. Whalen.
Marc S. Wigler '87 Scholarship for LGBT Students Awarded to a student with academic promise and financial need who shows demonstrated service, leadership or achievement to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Preference will be given to a self-identified LGBT student.
David A. and Peggy R. Williams International Study Grant Awarded to Ithaca College students with demonstrated significant financial need who will be participating in an international summer academic experience run by the College.
Yaasi-Yager Endowed Scholarship Awarded to an international student from Africa who is in good academic standing and who has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given first to a student from the Mfantsipim School in Ghana, then to a student from Ghana. This scholarship celebrates the friendship between Robert Yaasi '69 and Steven Yager '69.