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A variety of scholarships are available to enrolled students. Some awards are given
out through the specific academic department. You should contact your department chairperson regarding scholarships in your major.
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Many other scholarships are awarded by the College Scholarship Committee with funds
from the Fredonia College Foundation. The process for these scholarships is as follows:
In February of each year, students with a minimum 3.50 grade
point average are sent an application and invited to apply for
scholarship that will be awarded for the following fall semester. All
of these awards require that a student be full-time status (at least 12
|Second Year Award
||$500 one-time award
awards are given annually to students going into their second year;
selection is based on the student's final freshman cumulative grade
|Group 1 - Fredonia Scholars Award
||$500 one-time award
awards are given annually to students for the junior years based on
their gpa (first 3 semesters at Fredonia) and involvement in campus and
community projects. These funds are provided by the Faculty Student
|Group 2 - Restricted Funds Awards
||range from $100-1,800
awards are given to students who have the 3.50 or better gpa that also
meet the criteria set by the benefactor of each award. Examples are:
female communication major; male from Chautauqua County; Biology major,
|Robert E. Coon Scholarship
||$1,500 One-time award
are solicited from faculty and staff in February of each year, for a
student who has junior standing, has demonstrated academic excellence
(min. 3.0) and who has contributed greatly to the quality of life on
campus. This contribution can be in the way of leadership, athletics,
residence halls, clubs and any activities that have a positive effect
on student life in general.
|Lanford Presidential Prize
for President Emeritus Oscar Lanford, this award recognizes a member of
the graduating class who has exhibited balanced achievement and
exemplifies Fredonia's ideals. Those ideals are honesty, integrity and
high moral character.
Nominations for this award are solicited from faculty and staff in February of
each year. The actual prize is awarded at Commencement ceremonies in May.