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Mortuary College Scholarships - States N-Z




Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Road, PO Box B
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Phone: 609-570-3472
Fax: 609-570-3878

One to four $500 scholarships determined by amount available from Alumni Association and MCCC Foundation funds. Blanchard Scholarship is for students not eligible for financial aid scholarships from other sources. Financial aid and/or scholarships are available from several district funeral director associations.

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Simmons Institute of Funeral Service
1828 South Ave
Syracuse, NY 13207
315-475-5142 Maurice Wightman

Two $500 scholarships, one spring and one fall. Funds restricted to Simmons students. Contact the Institute for other available scholarships.

State University of New York College of Technology at Canton
Mortuary Science Program
Canton, NY 13617
Phone: 315-386-7170-Ralph Klicker
Email: klicker@canton.eduMany scholarships available to SUNY at Canton students only. Contact College Foundation for further information.

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Fayetteville Technical Community College
PO Box 35236
Fayetteville, NC 28303
910-678-8301 - Michael Landon

Scholarship/Financial Aid Information: Scholarships are available. Financial Aid Office, Student Center, Room 126; Telephone: (910) 678-8242 or 

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Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
645 W. North Bend Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45224-1462
513-761-2020 - Patsy Leon
Fax: 513-761-3333

The Ohio Embalmers Association has a scholarship available to Ohio students only. For more information please contact Professor David Hicks. You can also download an application for the Ohio Embalmers Association Scholarship on their website.

OFDA - Ohio Funeral Directors Association Scholarship: Applications are available in May for current students entering in the fall. Interviews are in July and awards are determined by August. Applicants must be an Ohio resident with a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Scholarships are paid the last two terms of enrollment. For applications contact Melissa Sullivan at  Other scholarships are available at

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University of Central Oklahoma
Funeral Service Department
Coyner Health Sciences Building
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034
Ph. 405-974-5001
Fax 405-974-3848   

Several national organizations offer scholarships, information is listed on website at

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Mount Hood Community College
26000 S.E. Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone:503-491-6940-Doug Ferrin

Idaho Funeral Service Scholarship: Scholarship for an outstanding Funeral Service Education student. Must be a registered student in the MHCC Funeral Service Education program.

Oregon Funeral Directors Association: Scholarship for a second-year student with a minimum of 35 completed credit hours towards an associate degree in the Funeral Service Education program at MHCC.

Ellsworth and Eleanora Purdy Scholarship: Scholarship for a full-time student enrolled in the Funeral Service Education program at MHCC.

SCI Oregon Funeral Services Inc. Scholarship: Scholarship for a full-time student enrolled in the MHCC Funeral Service Education program at MHCC.

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Northampton Community College
Department of Funeral Service Education
3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-861-5388 - John V. Lunsford

Two $500 - $1,000 scholarships. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a full-time funeral service education student. Contact department chairperson for further information.

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
5808 Baum Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3706
412-362-8500 - Eugene Ogrodnik
Fax: 412-362-1684

Scholarships vary, currently $1,000 each. Must currently be a student at Pittsburgh Institute.

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John A. Gupton College
1616 Church St
Nashville, TN 37055
Fax: 615-321-4518

One full scholarship available. Student must be a Tennessee resident.

Service Corporation International Scholarship:  This scholarship is used to provide financial assistance to certified students. This scholarship is based on need of the student along with the commitment to a career in funeral service.

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Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
415 Barren Springs Dr
Houston, TX 77090
281-873-0262 - Todd Van Beck

Twelve $250 to $500 scholarships. Donors may stipulate conditions under which the awards are made. Applicants must be full time students at Commonwealth Institute with two quarters of satisfactory progress.

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
3909 South Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227
800-235-5444 - James M. Shoemake
Fax: 214-388-0316

Five or more $250 - $500 scholarships. Must be in the third quarter of schooling at Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Donors may stipulate conditions under which awards are made.

San Antonio College
Mortuary Science Program
1300 San Pedro Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212-4299
Phone: 210-486-1134
Fax: 210-486-1749

Scholarship information is obtained at

Financial assistance is available through the San Antonio College Financial Aid Office.