Scholarship Opportunities

Meteorology students working on research in the lab
Meteorology students working on research in the lab
Student opportunities to conduct research in exciting places
Student opportunities to conduct research in exciting places

Scholarship Application

Due Date 4pm Friday, April 23, 2021

We have lots of excellent students who deserve scholarships. There are so many, deciding who gets the scholarships has become difficult. To make it more fair and impartial, we are asking students to fill out a short application form and include a resume.

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Do I have to have financial aid to apply for a scholarship?
A: No, you don't. The scholarship money comes from donations made by our alumni. We have generous alumni that like to give students money.

Q: Why should I apply?
A: Um, free money!

Q: Can I apply for more than one?
A: Yes, you can. There is one application for all the scholarships. There is a complete list of the available scholarships on the last page of the application. To determine if you are eligible, read the underlined text of each. You may find that you are eligible for three scholarships. You may apply for all three, but be sure to check off the scholarship or scholarships you applying for.

Q: Where do I get an application?
A: The yellow Scholarship Application button is above and to the right. You must fill out the application and then print out to submit. The resume is a Word document. You may remove or add bullets as necessary. The resume should be printed out and submitted with the application.

Q: Why do I have to fill out an application?
A: We have lots of excellent students who deserve scholarships. There are so many, deciding who gets the scholarships has become difficult. To make it more fair and impartial, we are asking students to fill out a short application form and include a resume.

Q: Do I receive a check?
A: No, you don't. The money will be credited to your student account in the following Fall semester.

Q: When will I be notified that I received a scholarship?
A: We will announce scholarship awardees at the department picnic in early May.

Q: When is the deadline to submit? Where do I submit my completed application?
A: April 23, 2021 by 4 pm. This is a hard deadline. We need time to process the applications and prepare certificates for the picnic so this date is the latest we can accept applications. Email your completed application to Dr. Godek (Melissa.Godek@oneonta.edu). Please do not slide your application under doors.

Q: Who should I talk to if I have additional questions or problems filling out the application?
A: Please feel free to ask Dr. Godek questions through email (Melissa.Godek@oneonta.edu). Keep in mind that any of our wonderful faculty are also available to help you!

Application Files

Scholarship Application

Download the Scholarship Application to your hard drive so you can complete it.

Resume Template

Be sure to download and review the sample resume (Word Document), for an example of how to complete.

sample Resume

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