Fall 2024 SUNY Plattsburgh North Country Awards (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will be reviewed on a rolling basis (but applicants are advised to apply by Dec 1st).

Scholarship Summary: 
SUNY Plattsburgh is delighted to award freshman awards to domestic first-year students from specific New York counties with the highest combination of academic excellence and extracurricular achievement.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must 
i. Graduate from a high school in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence counties).  
ii. Awarded to students with the highest combination of academic excellence and extracurricular achievement.
iii. Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or other eligible non-citizen who pays the in-state tuition rate.
iv. Graduate from high school in June or January.
v. Be accepted for admission to SUNY Plattsburgh.
vi. Pay a $250 deposit before beginning your first year.
vii. Attend full-time beginning in August or January taking 12 or more credits.
viii. Live on campus.
ix. Applicants to the nursing program are not eligible for the Academic Excellence Scholarship.

Value of Scholarship: 
The SUNY Plattsburgh NYC Freshman Awards are valued as follows;
i. North Country Scholarship: $3,500 per year
iI. North Country Grant: $1,500 per year {Awarded to North Country students who are not eligible for a North Country Scholarship and have financial need (an EFC under 15,000) as calculated on your FAFSA for the first term of enrollment}

The above awards are deducted from non-tuition educational costs. Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average in each fall or spring semester to which the scholarship applies. Students may receive the scholarship for up to eight semesters of consecutive full-time study.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
There is no separate application required; simply apply for admission to be considered.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the SUNY Plattsburgh Freshman Scholarship Page or the North Country Scholarship Page.