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Scholarships

Scholarships are financial awards for tuition expenses that do not have to be repaid. 

Applying for scholarships

Scholarships are awarded under varying criteria.

Some are need-based.  Eligible students are automatically considered after filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/)

April 1 is the suggested deadline for current students to file their FAFSA; new students are encouraged to file before February 1.

Other scholarships require submitting a specific application.

CCPA Scholarship Applications

Scholarship applications, where required, must be submitted by April 7 to the CCPA Scholarship Committee, College of Community and Public Affairs, PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000. They may also be delivered to the CCPA Dean's Office, UDC-333, or submitted electronically to the Scholarship Committee. For more information, call the CCPA Dean's Office, 607-777-5572.

CCPA Scholarship Information

Several scholarships are available to CCPA graduate and undergraduate students. Applicants must be matriculated in CCPA or accepted for admission, be enrolled for full- or part-time study, and be in good academic standing. These scholarships are for tuition expenses.

Students applying for need-based awards must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. It is recommended that FAFSA forms be filed no later than April 1.

Undergraduate Student Scholarships

The Constance Coiner Undergraduate Senior Scholarship

Awarded to a matriculated undergraduate student who will be a senior in the fall semester. Selected by Human Development faculty committee.

Requirements:

Rector Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Department of Human Development with demonstrated financial needed.  Selected by Department of Human Development faculty.

Requirements:

The Roger L. and Mary F. Kresge CCPA Scholarships

Awarded to matriculated undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. Selected by Human Development Faculty Committee.

Requirements:

Graduate Student Scholarships/Fellowships/Field Placement Awards

Axtell Promise Award

Awarded to matriculated graduate students with a demonstrated record of academic excellence and a commitment to public service.  Selected by the Dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs.

Requirements:

Barnes and Noble Scholarship

Scholarships are available to graduate students matriculated in or admitted to the College of Community and Public Affairs. Selected by faculty committee.

Requirements:

Helen Hudda Gow Graduate Scholarship

Awarded to to a graduate student with demonstrated financial need maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Selected by the Dean of CCPA.

Requirements:

MSW Student Fellowships/Field Placement Awards

Fellowship and Field Placement Awards in Social Work are available to matriculated or newly admitted MSW students.  Please contact the Department of Social Work for more information.  

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Scholarships

College of Community and Public Affairs Scholarships

Awarded to matriculated students with demonstrated financial need. Selected by CCPA Scholarship Committee.

Requirements:

College of Community and Public Affairs Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Awarded to matriculated students with a demonstrated record of academic excellence and a commitment to public service.  Selected by the Dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs.

Requirements:

Lyceum Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student in the Department of Human Development or the Department of Social Work with demonstrated interest in adult human service agencies or long-term health care facilities.  Selected by CCPA Scholarship Committee.  Application and FASFA Form required.

The Maureen C. White Adult Learner Scholarships

Awarded to matriculated students age 25 years or older with demonstrated financial need. Selected by CCPA Scholarship Committee.

Requirements:

The Reeves-Ellington Study Abroad Scholarship

Awarded to matriculated graduate or undergraduate students with demonstrated interest in international study or languages.  Selected by CCPA Scholarship Committee.

Requirements:

Fellowships (graduate students only)

Fellowships generally include a tuition scholarship and a stipend.

The Clifford D. Clark Minority Fellowships

Awarded to outstanding minority students from groups historically underrepresented in the University's graduate and professional programs. Awards are given to full-time students who are Native American Indian, African American or Hispanic American, are U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status, and are newly admitted to a graduate program unit. Contact the appropriate department chair for more information. Also see Graduate School information on Clark Fellowships http://www.binghamton.edu/grad-school/prospective-students/cost-aid-funding/clifford-clark-fellowship.html.

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Last Updated: 3/14/13