Returning Student Scholarship Opportunities

Departmental Scholarships/Awards
Following is a list of departments that currently offer scholarships. The awards are based on academics, talent and particulars within the discipline. Interested persons should contact the department in their major directly to obtain specific requirements and application procedures for these awards.

Visual Arts and New Media, Biology, School of Business, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Communication, Computer & Information Sciences, Cooperative Engineering, Theatre and Dance, Economics, College of Education, English, Geosciences, History, Mathematical Sciences, Modern Languages, School of Music*, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, Communication Disorders and Sciences

* School of Music Scholarships are awarded to qualified returning students. Factors considered in awarding scholarships are music talent and accomplishments, academic achievement and service to the School of Music. Students wishing to be considered for scholarship assistance must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Prospective students must also audition prior to March 15 for fall semester scholarship consideration. Questions regarding music scholarships should be directed to Director, School of Music, Mason Hall, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 14063.

Scholarships Open to All Majors
Scholarships are awarded to incoming students and continuing students who demonstrate outstanding academic aptitude, financial need and/or personal qualifications, and who have been recommended by the College Scholarship Committee. Separate applications are not required, qualified students are automatically considered for these scholarships and awards based on pre-established criteria.

Visit the Fredonia College Foundation to search scholarship and award listings by department.

Private Scholarships:
You must search for private scholarships on your own, but here is a list of resources to get you started. Check with any public library for more scholarship listings.

FastWEB (Financial Aid search through the WEB) is the largest and most complete scholarship search on the Internet. It provides access to a searchable database of over 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and student loans. Used by colleges across the United States, fastWEB is now available to you FREE through the World Wide Web, courtesy of Fredonia and fastWEB.com, L.L.C.

Hispanic College Fund (HCF)
HCF has a variety of scholarship programs available for undergraduate and graduate students including: Google Scholarship Program, MasterCard Scholarship Program, Ford Mi Fuerza Program, and the Lockheed Martin Scholarship Program. More information and application procedures are available on the HCF scholarship web page

For more information on these scholarships and awards, contact:
College Scholarship Committee
Office of Student Affairs
Sixth Floor, Maytum Hall
The State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3271


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