ALBANY — Students enrolled part-time in a SUNY or CUNY community college now have an opportunity to apply for tuition awards through a New York State higher education scholarship program.
Launched with the 2017-2018 school year, the New York State Part-time Scholarship Award Program offers tuition assistance to students taking at least 6 credits but fewer than 12 credits per semester. Students are eligible for tuition awards for a maximum of four consecutive academic semesters.
“The New York State Part-time Scholarship Award
The “Presidential Scholars Transfer Program” will provide guaranteed admission and continued financial assistance to any Cayuga Presidential Scholarship recipient who wishes to attend nearby Wells College.
Cayuga President Brian Durant and Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter have signed a formal agreement that will allow Cayuga Presidential Scholars to be guaranteed admission to Wells College and to receive a President’s Award at Wells worth a minimum of $22,000 annually for up to four years.
The Cayuga-Wells Presidential Scholars transfer agreement provides a
In two free public information sessions, Cayuga Community College is giving families an opportunity to learn more about New York State’s first-in-the-nation program that will grant free SUNY tuition to qualified students. The Excelsior Scholarship will be phased in by New York State over the next three years and will be available this fall for households making up to $100,000 annually; up to $110,000 in 2018, and up to $125,000 in 2019 and beyond.
“The program is designed to help students
Cayuga Community College and the Cayuga County Community College Foundation are pleased to announce a new scholarship program for deserving high school seniors in Cayuga County who show promise for success in college. The Fred L. Emerson Foundation Academic Scholarship program is being made possible by a generous endowment established by the Fred L. Emerson Foundation, of Auburn, New York.
“A college education has never been more important,” stated Anthony Franceschelli, President of the Fred L. Emerson Foundation. “The
Cayuga Community College has launched a new full-tuition scholarship. The Cayuga Presidential Scholarship program, funded by the Cayuga County Community College Foundation, Inc., was established to reward outstanding students in Cayuga and Oswego Counties. Students from Jordan-Elbridge and Skaneateles high schools are also eligible.
To be eligible for these full-tuition scholarships, students must graduate in the top 20 percent of their high school class based on academic performance. Students who meet the criteria and are full-time, first-time enrollees to college