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  Partnerships, Scholarships, Service, and Recognition

   Rome College Foundation Scholarship

The Rome College Foundation awards $1,000 grants to Rome area college students. The program was started in 1991 and was called the Mid-Career Incentive Awards. In 2015, the name changed to the Rome College Foundation Scholarship. The awards continue to be based on academic achievement, citizenship, and need. Students at Utica College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Mohawk Valley Community College, and Hamilton College are eligible to apply. Applications available at financial aid offices at these colleges.

2016 Rome College Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Katherine Stanton, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Tara Allen, MVCC
Andrea Sherman, Utica College

The 26th annual group of recipients were honored on Nov 14, 2016. L/R: Tara Allen, MVCC; Andrea Sherman, Utica College; Wendy Sylvester, representing the Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties; Benjamin Thomas, SUNY Polytechnic Institute; Katherine Stanton, SUNY Polytechnic Institute; and Mary Faith Messenger, President of the Foundation. Also presented was the 12th annual Credit Bureau of Utica/Rome College Foundation Scholarship, made possible by the Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, presented by Wendy Sylvester to Andrea Sherman. Additionally, a new scholarship was presented for the first time - the Ann Cooney-Abramczyk & Kenneth Abramczyk Scholarship - made possible by Ann and Kenneth Abramczyk, to Benjamin Thomas.