RUTLAND - SUNY Oswego has awarded an $18,800 Presidential
Scholarship to Nicholas B. Roy of Rutland. The award recognizes
past academic achievement and potential for success.
Roy, from Rutland High School, has reserved a place in the
freshman class for the fall semester. He is scheduled to begin
classes Aug. 26.
SUNY Oswego honored more than 600 incoming students with merit
scholarships. Outstanding first-year students entering Oswego are
offered Presidential Scholarships ($4,700 a year for up to four
years), $6,000 Deans' Awards ($1,500 a year for up to four years)
or $3,000 Merit Awards ($750 a year for up to four years).
First-year students who have completed the strongest academic
programs with the highest grade averages and standardized test
scores are invited to become Presidential Scholars. Students
receiving the $18,800 scholarships have high school grade averages
of 94 and average SAT scores of 1240.
The awards are part of about $4 million in merit scholarship
money offered at SUNY Oswego.
These funds are in addition to the more than $80 million in
need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that
SUNY Oswego students receive annually.
Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group
counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in
the North for 2013, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its
2013 college guidebook "The Best Northeastern Colleges," as well as
its 2013 list of "best value" colleges and universities
A 152-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of
New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of
Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.