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Applications for scholarships distributed beginning in Fall 2022 will be accepted starting on April 5, 2022. Each scholarship has a specific set of criteria to determine eligibility.

To apply, students must log in by selecting the red “Sign In” button above using their Empire State College e-mail address and password and submit the General Application. Upon completion of the General Application, you will be automatically matched with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. After submitting the General Application, students will have the ability to submit supplemental information for any scholarships that require additional materials by selecting the red “Apply” button next to each individual opportunity.

To be eligible for SUNY Empire State College Foundation scholarships, students must meet the following criteria unless otherwise indicated in the scholarship-specific guidelines:

  • Student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and have financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Student must be matriculated and have completed at least eight (8) credits with Empire State College
  • Student must have the appropriate GPA indicating successful academic progress
  • Student must have completed at least 80% of the coursework they have enrolled in (Note: No more than 20% of courses can be incompletes, no credits, administrative withdrawals, etc.)
  • Both part-time and full-time students are eligible

Questions: Indicates that additional application information will be required. To apply for these opportunities, students must first submit a General Application, then may submit an application via Recommended Opportunities under the Opportunities tab.

Deadline: The date by which applications are due in order to receive consideration.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what you may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary. Students selected to receive scholarships will be notified via e-mail.

Actions: These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. A limited number of scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require individual applications for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found by viewing Recommended Opportunities under the Opportunities tab.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies The Adirondack Trust Company Scholarship
Established by the Adirondack Trust Company, this scholarship provides...
Varies The Fund for Empire State College Scholarship
Thanks to the generosity of our donors to The Fund for Empire State...
Varies Toni R. Schwartz Scholarship
Established by longtime faculty mentor Toni Schwartz, this scholarship...
Varies Vincent H. and Patricia M. Callahan Scholarship
Established through the generosity of the late Patricia Callahan. The...
Varies Virginia Weiss '88 Scholarship
Established through a bequest from alumna Virginia Weiss ’88, this...
Varies Warren and Hortence Cochrane Scholarship
Established through a bequest made by Tutor Hortence Cochrane, this...
Varies Western New York Part-Time Student Success Scholarship
The fund has been established to supplement funding for students...
Varies William and Patricia Delaney Scholarship
The scholarship is available to students who meet the Foundation’s...
$1,400 Xenia Coulter Scholarship
Established by alumni, faculty and friends to pay tribute to former...