Instructions

  1. Select a Scholarship
  2. Review Minimum Qualifications
  3. File Application and Documentation
  4. Filing Deadline and Selection Criteria

1. Select a Scholarship

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2. Review Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must have at least an 80% high school average unless stated otherwise within the scholarship listing
  • Applicants must file for Admissions by April 1, 2014.
  • Applicants must be matriculated and plan on enrolling full time in an Associate Degree or Certificate Program in the Fall unless otherwise stated within the scholarship listing
  • In order to receive a SUNY Orange Scholarship, the applicant must be registered on or before June 1, 2014 for the fall semester
  • Applicants whose actual enrollment status differs from the enrollment status checked on the application may be in jeopardy of losing their scholarship, as scholarship criteria can be very particular.

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3. File Application and Documentation

  • File an Admissions Application
  • Complete the online SUNY Orange Entering Freshman Scholarship Application
    (only available while applications are being considered)
  • Submit two online letters of recommendations in support of your application
  • Submit an academic transcript
  • File FAFSA form listing SUNY Orange school code 002876
  • Applicants are responsible to ensure that all materials submitted are complete

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4. Filing Deadline & Selection Criteria

  • Submission of ALL Application Materials – April 1, 2014
  • Notification of Recipients –early May

  • Selection Criteria:
    • Academic ability
    • Two recommendations from high school Faculty/Guidance Counselor (Returning adults may provide other recommendations)
    • Involvement in extracurricular and community service activities
    • Academic Transcript indicating 80% or higher average
    • Quality of typewritten essay
    • Demonstrated financial need where applicable

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