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Welcome to SUNY Potsdam The State University of New York at Potsdam Scholarship Opportunities Homepage

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships that require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

The Financial Aid Office is committed to helping you identify the financial resources for which you may be eligible. Our staff will assist you and your family in developing financial plans to pay for an extraordinary future investment – your college education.


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    Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and not a guarantee of what a student may receive if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.

    Deadline: The date by which students should complete the General Application, any Supplemental Applications, or any individual scholarship applications to receive consideration. This is not the deadline to accept the award.

    Actions: Upon completion of the General Application and any Supplemental Applications, students will automatically be matched to scholarship opportunities for which they qualify based on information they provided on the applications as well as other data being imported from Student Central. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from the student for consideration. Other scholarships for which students may qualify indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require additional information be provided for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found once students log in to the portal by viewing Recommended Opportunities from the Opportunities tab. Students should read each description thoroughly and only apply to those scholarships they qualify for.

    Opportunities Table
    Award Name Actions
    Varies Dan Hurley Student Leadership Fund
    The Dan Hurley Student Leadership Fund was created in 2014 through gifts...
    Deadline02/04/2022
    Varies Diana Zinnecker Nole Internship Scholarship
    The Diana Zinnecker Nole internship Scholarship is awarded annually,...
    Deadline02/04/2022
    Varies Haden Land Endowed Internship
    The recipient of the Haden Land Endowed Internship will be chosen...
    Deadline02/04/2022
    Varies Internship Enablement Fund
    The recipient(s) of the Internship Enablement Fund shall be selected...
    Deadline02/04/2022
    Varies Kellogg Family Scholarship
    Ms. Amy Kellogg, Esq. ’99 believes that real-world work-related...
    Deadline02/04/2022
    Varies Weatherup-Holland Teachers Scholarship
    The Weatherup-Holland Teacher Scholarship was established by the family...
    Deadline02/08/2022
    Varies Carbary Scholarship Fund
    To qualify for the Carbary Scholarship Fund, a student must: Be a...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Cecelia Alton Rock Fund
    The Cecelia Alton Rock Fund Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Crane Family Endowed Scholarship for Math & Science Education
    The Crane Family Endowed Scholarship for Math and Science Education was...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Dorothy B Carpenter '34 Memorial Scholarship
    Throughout her life, Dorothy Carpenter had been a loyal and generous...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Elizabeth "Betsy" Burgan Northrop '61 Scholarship
    The Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgan Northrop ‘61 Scholarship was established in...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Eola Pitz Memorial Scholarship
    Established in 1991 by Louis Pitz in memory of his mother, Eola Moore...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Evelyn Perley Schmidt '35 Scholarship
    To qualify for the Evelyn Perley Schmidt ’35 Scholarship, a student...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Florence M Dowd Scholarship
    The Florence M. Dowd Scholarship is awarded to a student from the Canton...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Jerry & Catherine Welsh Scholarship
    Jerry Welsh spent over 23 years in dedicated service to the people and...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Karleen Brown Jones '56 School of Education Scholarship
    In July 2012, the College received word that a generous bequest was...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Kathleen Strobeck Fales '44 & Allen R Fales Scholarship
    This scholarship was established by Allen Fales, in loving honor of his...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Kenneth H Campbell Scholarship
    The recipient of the Kenneth H. Campbell Scholarship shall: Be a...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Krista Fordham '08 Education Scholarship
    The Krista Fordham ’08 Masters in Education Scholarship is intended to...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Marcia K Murphy & Gary J Northrup Scholarship
    Marcia created this scholarship in remembrance of her partner, Gary J....
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Marian Lee Frazier Class of 1940 and Lulu M. Lee Scholarship for the School of Education & Professional Studies
    To qualify for the Marian Lee Frazier, Class of 1940, and Lulu M. Lee...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Mildred Pierce Wark '26 Memorial Scholarship
    The Mildred Pierce Wark ’26 Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Richard & Joy (MacDonald '58) Dorf Family Scholarship
    Recipients of the Richard C. and Joy Dorf Family Scholarship must: Be...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies SOEPS Childhood / Early Childhood Department Scholarship Application
    2022-2023 School of Education and Professional Studies (SOEPS)...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies SOEPS General Scholarship Application
    2022-2023 School of Education and Professional Studies (SOEPS) General...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies SOEPS Scholarship Application for Math and / or Science Education Majors
    2022-2023 School of Education and Professional Studies (SOEPS)...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies SOEPS Scholarship Application for Non -Traditional Childhood / Early Childhood Education Majors
    2022-2023 School of Education and Professional Studies (SOEPS)...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies Susan H Dierks '75 Scholarship for Early Childhood Education
    The Susan H. Dierks ’75 Scholarship for Early Childhood Education is...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    Varies William J Amoriell Scholarship
    The William J. Amoriel Scholarship was established in 2010 by Gary Hind,...
    Deadline02/28/2022
    $250.00 Advanced Studies in Education (Curriculum & Instruction) Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Advanced Studies in Education (C&I) Graduate Award an Annual Fund...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Advanced Studies in Education (Literacy) Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Advanced Studies in Education (Literacy) Graduate Award an Annual Fund...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Advanced Studies in Education (Special Education) Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Advanced Studies in Education (Special Education) Graduate Award an...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Business Administration (Educational Technology Specialist) Graduate Award
    Business Administration (Educational Technology Specialist) Graduate...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Business Administration (Management) Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Business Administration (Management) Graduate Award an Annual Fund...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Business Administration Undergraduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    The School of Education & Professional Studies provides the funding of...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Elementary Education Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Elementary Education Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award The School of...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Elementary Education Undergraduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Elementary Education UG Award an Annual Fund Award The School of...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Public Health and Human Performance Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Public Health and Human Performance Graduate Award an Annual Fund...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Public Health and Human Performance Undergraduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Public Health and Human Performance Undergraduate Award an Annual Fund...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Secondary Education Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Secondary Education Graduate Award an Annual Fund Award The School of...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    $250.00 Secondary Education Undergraduate Award an Annual Fund Award
    Secondary Education Undergraduate Award an Annual Fund Award The School...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    Varies Susan Dunnet Larson '56 and Rose Minster Dunnet '23 Scholarship
    The Rose Minster Dunnet ’23 Scholarship is awarded to incoming...
    Deadline03/22/2022
    Varies Pay It Forward Scholarship
    Recipient(s) of the Pay It Forward Scholarship will be chosen by the...
    Deadline05/13/2022
    Varies Alfred and Fadwa Aseel Scholarship
    The family of Alfred and Fadwa Aseel created the Aseel Scholarship...
    Varies Alfred and Fadwa Aseel Scholarship
    The family of Alfred and Fadwa Aseel created the Aseel Scholarship...
    Varies Alice Aaness Endowed Scholarship
    Candidates for the Alice Aaness Endowed Scholarship will be full-time...
    Varies Alice Aaness Endowed Scholarship
    Candidates for the Alice Aaness Endowed Scholarship will be full-time...
    Varies Alma Clark '16 and Jane (Clark) Baker '45 Scholarship
    Established by Natalie Baxter in honor of her mother and grandmother,...
    Varies Alma Clark '16 and Jane (Clark) Baker '45 Scholarship
    Established by Natalie Baxter in honor of her mother and grandmother,...
    Varies Alma Maltzan Jaquay Memorial Scholarship
    To qualify for the Alma Maltzan Jaquay Memorial Scholarship, students...