scholarship

 

SUNY Oneonta awarded nearly $4 million in scholarships this past academic year. SUNY Oneonta Admissions Office awards $1,000 to $6,470 in scholarships to students who demonstrate an exceptional level of academic achievement. Scholarships are awarded during the application review process and notification is sent with the acceptance letter. Funds are limited, priority is given to students who complete their application, with all required supporting documentation, by January 15th.

Freshman Awards | Transfer Awards | Current Students | Scholarship Policy

Freshman Awards

Nearly 300 freshmen will receive a scholarship to study at SUNY Oneonta this Fall, about 30% of our Freshman class. All qualified admitted students are considered and no additional applications are required. Applications received and completed by January 15th will be give priority.

Below is a list of some of our available scholarships; additional scholarships are also awarded.

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Presidential Scholarship – $6,470: 4 year renewable award for freshmen reserved for our highest achieving applicants who have shown exceptional academic ability in high school. Preference will be given to students presenting the following: 95 GPA (cumulative), 1200 SAT (Critical Reading & Math) or 27 ACT composite.

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Presidential Diversity Scholarship – $6,470: 4 year renewable award for freshmen who will contribute to the diversity of the student body and who have shown exceptional academic ability in high school. Preference will be given to students presenting the following: strong and continuous commitment to diversity through activities and leadership; member of a racial or ethnic group that is underrepresented in higher education; academic excellence.

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Deans Scholarship – $3,000: 4 year renewable award for entering freshmen who have shown exceptional academic ability in high school. Preference will be given to students presenting the following: 94 GPA (cumulative), 1180 SAT (Critical Reading & Math) or 26 ACT composite.

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Catskill Scholarship$4,000: 4 year renewable award for entering freshmen who have shown exceptional academic ability and who demonstrate financial need. Students are encouraged to complete their FAFSA as soon after January 1st as possible to be considered for this award.

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Organization of Auxiliary Services Diversity Student Leadership Scholarship$6,470: 4 year renewable award for freshmen who will contribute to the diversity of the student body and who have shown exceptional academic ability in high school. Preference will be given to students presenting the following: strong and continuous commitment to diversity through activities and leadership; member of a racial or ethnic group that is underrepresented in higher education; academic excellence.

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Organization of Auxiliary Services Merit Scholarship –$2,000: 4 year renewable award for entering freshmen who have shown exceptional academic ability. Preference will be given to students presenting the following: 93 GPA (cumulative), 1200 SAT (Critical Reading & Math), 26 ACT composite.

Transfer Awards

SUNY Oneonta provides scholarship opportunities for transfer students. There is no separate application to apply for a scholarship. To be eligible for scholarship consideration, a transfer student must meet the following criteria:

  • have earned an Associate’s degree,
  • is a direct transfer from the Associate's degree-granting institution
  • and have a minimum 3.5 GPA, or be a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Scholarships are only awarded to students entering in the Fall semester.

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Alice and Haverly Moyer '32 Scholarship – $1,000 renewable award based on academic excellence.

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Percy L. Bugbee Scholarship for Excellence $1,000 renewable award based on academic excellence.

Current Students

More than 150 scholarship opportunities are available to current SUNY Oneonta students. In many cases, scholarships are designated for students majoring in particular fields of study.