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. The attached documentis a complete list of the six available scholarships. 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 1 by 4:30 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. You may submit your completed application to Lisa (Room 209), Dr. Godek (Room 311A), Dr. Ebert (Room 212), or Dr. Brunstad (Room 210). 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 (Room 311A) questions either in person or through email (Melissa.Godek@oneonta.edu). Keep in mind that any of our wonderful faculty are also available to help you!