In order to be considered for SUNY Fredonia scholarships, all Transfer applicants must complete the admission application process (complete and submit either a SUNY Application or The Common Application).
If you applied for admission using the SUNY Application, you're required to complete the 'Part II' Supplemental Application form. You will be required to enter your Fredonia ID and PIN number (your date of birth in MMDDYY form) to access the form. You can also view the status of your admission application by clicking here.
If you applied for admission using The Common Application, you've already completed your 'Part II' Supplemental Application as part of the Common Application. You can check the status of your admission application online by clicking here. You will be required to enter your Fredonia ID and PIN number (your date of birth in MMDDYY form) to access the form.
Scholarship recipients will be notified on a rolling basis beginning February 15, 2011 with a response date of May 1, 2011. Scholarship review continues until all awards are offered and accepted.
Scholarships Awarded Transfer Students and Minimum Criteria for Consideration
Fredonia Transfer Scholar Award (20 awards)
There are a number of transfer scholarship awards ranging from $1,000 to $2,000. Scholarships are offered only to transfer students who have received an Associate's Degree from an accredited two year college.
For consideration, student should have a 3.5 cumulative average. Students must live in the college residence halls. Students must maintain an overall cumulative 3.25 GPA to retain the scholarship for the second year and maintain the college residency requirement. USA and Seager Scholars from Jamestown Community College may also be eligible for this award.
SUNY Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarship
This scholarship is a renewable $1,000 award offered to students who will make a contribution to the diversity of the student body in their program or school, primarily by demonstrating that they have overcome a disadvantage or other impediment to success in higher education. Minimum qualifications are a 87% unweighted high school average. Once the student is enrolled they must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.75 to retain this award.
This scholarship is a one-time $4,000 award offered to incoming freshman and transfer students who demonstrate academic promise with preference given to qualified students from the Jamestown, NY area. Students who have a minimum unweighted high school average of 92 and a minimum 1250 SAT or 28 ACT score, or a transfer grade point average of 3.5, are eligible.
The Fredonia Alumni Association awards scholarships yearly to students who are children or grandchildren of Fredonia Alumni. Interested persons should contact the Alumni Affairs Office at (716) 673-3553 for more information.
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.
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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. The application deadline is April 15 of each year.