1. Type of Scholarships
  2. Minimum Qualifications
  3. Application Procedure
  4. Acknowledgement Procedure
  5. Major Criteria for Awarding Scholarships
  6. Deadlines

Type of Scholarships

  • Merit Based Scholarships – Scholarships awarded based upon academic merit only
  • Merit & Financial Need Based Scholarships – Scholarships awarded based upon academic merit and financial need.  To establish financial need, students are required to file the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)†, even if the student is not seeking Federal Financial Aid 

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum CQPA of 3.0 at end of 2013 Fall Semester
  • Will be graduating in December 2013, or May 2014, or August 2014 and will be transferring to a four year institution
  • File formal application for graduation with Records & Registration Office
  • Completed a minimum of 30 credits of college course work at SUNY Orange
  • Students who have received a disciplinary action are not eligible to apply for a SUNY Orange Scholarship

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Application Procedures

  • Complete the online SUNY Orange Graduate Scholarship Application
    (only available when Scholarship Applications are being accepted)
  • Submit two online faculty recommendation forms to the Office of Financial Aid
  • File 2014/2015 FAFSA form and provide photocopy of the results to the Office of Financial Aid, or list SUNY Orange school code of 002876 on your FAFSA application.

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Acknowledgement Procedure

  • Applicants are responsible to ensure that all materials submitted are complete

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Major Criteria for Awarding Scholarships

  • Academic performance at SUNY Orange
  • Two supporting faculty recommendations
  • Involvement in college and community service activities
  • Quality of typewritten essay
  • Demonstrated financial need where applicable

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  • Submission of All Application Materials – March 15, 2014
  • Notification of Recipients – April 2014

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