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Freshmen Scholars Award

Sponsored by: SUNY--Potsdam

Applicant must be a full-time freshman student entering this fall semester with a minimum 3.3 GPA. Selection will be based upon applicant's academic record, GPA, SAT Reasoning/ACT scores, TOEFL scores (for international students), essay, and a history of participation and leadership in extracurricular activities and community service. NCAA Division III regulations prohibit the consideration of high school athletic ability, athletic participation, athletic leadership or athletic performance in awarding scholarships.


Application Deadline February 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 702
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable if recipient maintains a minimum 3.25 GPA for three subsequent years.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $5,000
Average $2,300
Min $1,000


Max 600
Average 525
Min 450

Contact Information

Susan Godreau
Scholarship Coordinator
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676 United States

Phone: (315) 267-2162
Fax: (315) 267-3067

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