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Scholarships for Currently Enrolled Students

Are you a new Freshman or Transfer student? If so, click here to find out about how to apply for scholarships.

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. » More information...

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 hours).

Second Year Award $500 one-time award
20 awards are given annually to students going into their second year; selection is based on the student's final freshman cumulative grade point average.
Group 1 - Fredonia Scholars Award $500 one-time award
14 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 Association.
Group 2 - Restricted Funds Awards range from $100-1,800
These 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, etc.
Robert E. Coon Scholarship $1,500 One-time award
Nominations 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 $2,500
Named 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.

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