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FRED L. EMERSON FOUNDATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

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Cayuga Community College and the Cayuga County Community College Foundation are pleased to announce a new scholarship program for high-performing high school seniors in Cayuga County (including Jordan-Elbridge, Skaneateles and Tyburn Academy). This new academic opportunity is being made possible by a generous donation from The Fred L. Emerson Foundation.

Candidates for this new scholarship must be enrolled as a first-time, full-time student at Cayuga Community College and have a 75% average (2.5 GPA) or above. The equivalent of nine scholarship will be awarded to the most deserving students from the component high schools in Cayuga County.

Students selected will become Emerson Scholars and have access to college planning support and ongoing advising, as well as to what will amount to a debt-free two-year college education. The Emerson Scholarship will cover both tuition and fees after Federal and state aid and other scholarships have been applied to the student’s account.

New York State Tuition Assistance (TAP) required. Cayuga’s FAFSA school code is 002861.

You can submit your FAFSA anytime for the upcoming academic year. Cayuga’s TAP school code is 2005.

NYS resident tuition and fees less Pell, TAP, Excelsior, any other state of New York Scholarship, outside of Cayuga Community College scholarships and other Foundation Scholarships that have been reported to the College.

See our Fred L. Emerson Foundation Academic Scholarships page for more information.

RECIPIENT SELECTED BY:

  • For Incoming Students
  • Selection Based on Academic Excellence
  • Cayuga County Residents Only
  • Organization/Corporation Sponsored

FAFSA Required.

To apply, complete and submit the following required application:
DOWNLOAD REQUIRED APPLICATION

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