Continuing Student Scholarships

Business Scholarships

The Joseph E. Hanlon ’58 Scholarship: Founded in 2000 by Joseph E. Hanlon '58, in memory of his parents Joseph Hanlon and Anne J. La Cour. Financial aid will be provided to deserving undergraduates enrolled in the school of business who are in need of tuition assistance to complete their degree programs and whose parents are not college graduates.

The Robert Charles McGrail Scholarship: Established in memory of Robert Charles McGrail by his family and friends. Open to a business junior or senior commuter who demonstrates academic achievement and manifests potential for leadership.

The Richard J. Mahoney ‘50 Scholarship: In memory of Dennis R. Mahoney ‘73. Established by Richard J. Mahoney '50, in memory of his son, of the class of 1973. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the school of business who is entering senior year. The student must have financial need and a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence.

The Linda M. and Peter M. Musumeci, Jr. Foundation Inc. Scholarship: Established in 2004 to provide tuition assistance to students with demonstrated financial need, and who are upper-level students enrolled in the business degree program.

Education Scholarships

The William J. Byron Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of William J. Byron '74 by his family and friends to honor his achievements as an educator and athlete. The scholarship is intended to assist a deserving student majoring in physical education with emphasis on work with handicapped children or special education children. The scholarship may be used by a handicapped student with promise of academic achievement.

 Engineering Scholarships

The John V. Avella ’64 Memorial Scholarship: Founded in 1996 by Mary Ann Avella in loving memory of her brother, John V. Avella '64. Tuition assistance will be provided to deserving students who are enrolled in the chemical engineering degree program, who have unmet financial need and who are citizens of the United States. Nomination by the chair and faculty of the department of chemical engineering.

The Brother Amandus Leo Call Scholarship: Established in honor of Brother Amandus Leo Call, dean of the school of engineering from 1930-61, from funds provided by the foundation established by James J. Wilson '55 and Robert T. Wilson '58 and supported by Edward J. McManus '35. This scholarship provides financial aid to two students entering the junior class in engineering. The awards are made to students having manifest potential as engineers, provided they have achieved a creditable academic record and have financial need. Available for junior and senior years.

The Ciba Specialty Chemicals Education Foundation Scholarship: in environmental engineering (Formerly the Ciba Scholarship in undergraduate environmental engineering). Originally established in 1993 by the Ciba Geigy Corporation, the scholarship provides financial aid to undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in environmental engineering. Awards are made to juniors and seniors who are U.S. citizens and maintain a GPA of 3.2 or better.

The Edmund P. Hennelly Scholarship: Donated by Edmund P. Hennelly '44. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a senior majoring in civil engineering who has maintained an above average academic record, who demonstrates promise of maintaining a high standard of professional ethics, and who has need of tuition assistance.

The John F. Hoban Memorial Scholarship: Founded in memory of John F. Hoban '51, engineering, by the Society of American Military Engineers, New York City Post. Open to a deserving student in engineering.

The Charles J. Moore, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Charles J. Moore, Jr. '70, engineering, by his family and friends. Open to a junior or senior in engineering who intends to pursue a career in electrical or mechanical engineering.

The Charles D. Morrissey Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Charles D. Morrissey, '49, engineering, by his family and friends. Open to a junior in civil engineering for two years if student remains in good academic standing.

The Jerry Podell Scholarship for Excellence in Mechanical Engineering: Founded by Evelyn, Andrew '75 and Jay Podell, wife and sons of Jerry Podell. Awarded each year to a senior with the highest index who has provided service to the school, shows interest in graduate study and has indicated an interest in the field of mechanical engineering.

The Clarence J. Velz Scholarship in Environmental Engineering: Donated by Patricia O’Brien Velz in memory of her husband, the founder of the environmental engineering program at Manhattan College. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student majoring in environmental engineering who has maintained good academic standing, who demonstrates promise of a high standard of professional ethics, and who has need of tuition assistance.

The Michael A. Vivirito ’48 Memorial Scholarship: Donated by Anna and Fanny Vivirito in memory of their brother. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a junior majoring in engineering who is a graduate of a Catholic high school and has need of tuition assistance. The award will be renewed in senior year provided the student has maintained good academic standing and has need of tuition assistance.

The James J. Wilson Family Scholarship: Open to students in engineering who have completed two years of study, maintained good academic standing and are actively making a contribution to the life of the college through participation in athletics, student activities or co-curricular activities.

The Owen O’Rorke, Julette O’Rorke and Anthony Albanese Memorial Scholarship: Donated by Eugene W. O’Rorke '41. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a full-time engineering, science or education degree program who has maintained an above average academic record, who demonstrates interest in a career in his/her field of study, and who has need of tuition assistance. Residents of the Town of Harrison, NY, will be given preferential consideration.

Science Scholarships

The M. Martin and Alma Regina Maglio Scholarship: Founded in 1992 by M. Martin Maglio ’37 and Alma R. Maglio for tuition assistance to junior or senior chemistry majors.

Academic Achievement Scholarships

The Brother Berard O’Leary Scholarship: Established by Dr. and Mrs. Carl E. Miller only for ending sophomores who have made the greatest academic progress over their freshman year.

 The ’41 Jaspers Scholarship: Founded by members of the class of 1941, this scholarship will be awarded annually to a senior who has maintained an above average academic record, who has demonstrated loyalty to the College through extra-curricular activities and community service, and who has need of tuition assistance.

Tuition assistance awards are provided annually to students with financial need in memory of the following alumni and friends:

  • Brother Aubert
  • Robert P. and Elise S. Barry
  • Colonel George J. Beyer, Jr.
  • Joseph A. Boehmer
  • John F. Brennan
  • Charles A. Buckley
  • John Byrne
  • Brother Honeste Celestine
  • John and Mary Charters
  • John P. Chemidlin
  • George, Catherine and Thomas F. De Naouley
  • Most Rev. Joseph P. Donahue
  • Warren and Edna Dornhoeffer
  • Catherine Murray Doyle and Sisters
  • John J. Duffy
  • William and Henry Eipel
  • John O’Donnell Feeks
  • Brother Defendant Felix
  • Mary T. Finn
  • John Fuller Gordon
  • Daniel F. Gordon, Jr.
  • George and Helen Hochschwender
  • Sarah A. Hundemann
  • Br. Adrian Lewis
  • Joseph A. Mahoney
  • Elizabeth Broch Milone
  • William J. Moffett
  • William F. Morris
  • Edward J. Moylan
  • Brother Adelphus Patrick
  • Arthur V. Sheridan
  • Charles D. Vanier
  • Catherine Wren

Research Scholarships

The Louis F. Capalbo Business Research Fund: Established by Louis F. Capalbo '41 to promote research by faculty and students in business. The income from this endowment will provide support for faculty research projects which include students as research fellows as a complement to ongoing academic activity. Faculty will apply for support on a competitive basis, with judgment made by the dean of business in concert with a review committee.

The Edward V. Branigan Research Endowment: Established by Edward V. Branigan '40 to promote student creativity and scholarship in arts and sciences. Enrolled students or students and faculty will apply for support for specific annual competitions. Judgment is made by the dean of arts and the dean of science in concert with a review committee.