Haudenosaunee Promise Scholarship

Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170


Syracuse University




Christopher Cartmill, Associate Director
Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs
200 Archbold North
Syracuse, NY 13244

phone: 315.443.1513    fax:  315.443.3048
e-mail:  clcartmi@syr.edu
url:  http://www.syr.edu/financialaid


The Promise expresses Syracuse University's gratitude and appreciation for the historical, political, and cultural legacies of the Haudenosaunee and makes the university's rich educational experience available to admitted, qualified, first year and transfer American Indian students.


Student must be admitted to SU; a certified citizen of a Haudenosaunee nation; have resided on Haudenosaunee territory for a minimum of 4 years prior to and during their enrollment at SU; pursuing their first bachelor's degree; file for financial aid by published deadline; and maintain full-time status and meet the satisfactory academic progress standards of the University.

General Information

Eligible territories include Seneca - Tonawanda, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Oil Spring; Tuscarora; Onondaga; Oneida - NY and of the Thames; Mohawk - Akwesasne, Kanatsiohareke, Ganienke, Kahnawake, Kanesatake, Tyendinaga; and Six Nations (Grand River, Canada).


Financial assistance equal to the cost of tuition, housing and meals (on-campus), and mandatory fees for each year of full time undergraduate study.


January 1            Fall Semester
November 15      Spring Semester

Required Documentation

In addition to SU Admissions Application Requirements: Completed Haudenosaunee Promise Application, available on-line at http://www.syr.edu/financialaid

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