Distinguished Scholar Program

Please note that the Distinguished Scholars Program Scholarships are only for first-time freshman students beginning their studies in the fall semester. Students must live on campus and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents to receive these three scholarships. Scholarships are guaranteed to qualified students who are accepted and provide official documentation of meeting the necessary criteria by March 1. A scholarship application is not necessary. To be eligible, be sure to pay your acceptance deposit by the due date.

Excellence in Education Scholarship

Free tuition (equivalent to NYS tuition rate), room (standard room, double occupancy), and board (14-meal plan); multiple scholarships available; students must possess a 94 (3.7 on 4.0 scale) or better high school average through their junior year; at least a 1250 (critical reading and math) combined SAT or 28 composite ACT score is required, and students must apply for financial aid with any TAP award applied toward the cost of tuition; must maintain required GPA to continue to receive funding in subsequent semesters.

Presidential Scholarship

Free room (standard room, double occupancy); multiple scholarships available; students must possess a 91 (3.5 on 4.0 scale) or better high school average through their junior year; at least a 1200 (critical reading and math) combined SAT or 26 composite ACT score is required; must maintain required GPA to continue to receive free room in subsequent semesters.

All-American Scholarship

Free board (14-meal plan); multiple scholarships available; students must possess an 89 (3.3 on 4.0 scale) or better high school average through their junior year; at least a 1150 (critical reading and math) combined SAT or 24 composite ACT score is required; must maintain required GPA to continue to receive free board in subsequent semesters.