Our Opportunities

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.

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.

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.

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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    Opportunities Table
    Award Name Actions
    $5,000.00 Campus Life -Graduate Assistantship (GA)
    Graduate Assistant (GA) positions cover $5000 in tuition in both the...
    $5,000.00 Center for School Partnership and Teaching Certification - Graduate Assistantship (GA)
    Graduate Assistant (GA) positions cover $5000 in tuition in both the...
    $5,000.00 Graduate Assistantship - Shift Coordinator for the Writers’ Block
    Shift Coordinator for the Writer’s Block Graduate Assistant (GA)...
    $5,000.00 Residence Life - Graduate Assistantship (GA)
    Graduate Assistant (GA) positions cover $5000 in tuition in both the...
    $5,000.00 Sheard Literacy Center- Graduate Assistantship (GA)
    Description The Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center serves the School of...
    Varies Graduate Diversity Fellowship
    The Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program (GDFP) is designed to direct...