President's Award of Excellence (12 awards)
The President's Award of Excellence is a renewable $5,000 award. Minimum requirements for consideration are a 94% unweighted high school average, 1250 SAT or 28 ACT score and once enrolled they must achieve a minimum 3.25 GPA to retain this award. Students must also live in college residence hall.
Foundation Scholar Award (15 awards)
Dean's Scholar Award (100 awards)
This is a renewable $1,000 scholarship awarded to entering freshmen or transfer students who plan to live on campus. Recipients are selected based upon academic achievement and participation in school and community activities. To be eligible for consideration as a freshmen, a student must present an unweighted high school average of at least 90% and a minimum SAT score of 1150 or 25 ACT score. Transfer students should present a minimum GPA of 3.25. Once enrolled the student must achieve a minimum 3.25 GPA to retain this award.
Foundation Academic Scholarship (50 awards)
Alumni Scholar Award (for Out-of-State Students Only)
Keeper of the Dream Scholarship (4 awards)
President's International Scholar Award
This scholarship is a renewable $5,000 per year award (equally distributed $2,500 each semester) offered to incoming international undergraduate freshman or transfer students. In order to receive this award, students must have a minimum high school average of 90%, 24 ACT or 1100 SAT score or a college GPA of 3.25, and are required to: enroll as full-time students, maintain residence outside of New York State, maintain F-1 student visa status, make normal academic progress toward degree, live in a university residence hall (freshman for three years, transfers until they reach senior standing), and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years for entering freshman, and less for transfers, depending on their entering status.
Selection: The Director of International Education will choose the award recipients based on their admissions application and transcript. There is no separate application. Students will be informed of the award in writing shortly after admission.
Xylia Peterson Memorial Fund
Awarded to: Junior or senior international students. Background: Xylia Peterson was 45 when she passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Xylia came from Sri Lanka. She was a graduate of SUNY Fredonia, Class of 1985. She worked as a secretary at SUNY Fredonia for the Vice President for Administration and was a dedicated and hard worker. Xylia was kind of heart, had a very positive attitude, and lived life to its fullest. She loved her family and was an avid quilter and gardener.
Raymond Lai Scholarship
Awarded to: International student with preference given to a student from Hong Kong
or China. (Established March 1995) Background: Raymond Lai is a lifelong resident
of Hong Kong and a graduate of SUNY Fredonia. Mr. Lai's professional career closely
parallels Hong Kong's emergence as a major economic entity. Following many years in
the banking industry, including a senior vie presidency and two overseas assignments,
Mr. Lai joined the Hong Kong Airport Authority in 1996 and is credited with being
a major force in helping to make the newly-constructed international airport facility
one of the very finest in the world.
Selection: An application for the above two scholarships will be available at the start of the spring semester for the following academic year. Selection is determined by a scholarship committee that ranks students based on a required written statement, campus involvement and academic performance.