Scholarships at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Plattsburgh awards more than $4 million in scholarships to undergraduate students. About one in every five undergraduates has a scholarship of some sort, either funded by the college or foundation. Scholarships do not have to be repaid and are primarily awarded to students based upon academic achievement.

Unless otherwise specified, the following scholarship programs are only available to matriculated, undergraduate students pursuing their first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Award Ranges, Criteria, and Eligibility
 

Scholarship Award Range Criteria & Eligibility
Presidential $6,170 Available to admitted freshman by invitation only, determined by the Admissions Office. Read more.
Freshmen Academic Excellence $3,500 to $5,500 You can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
Freshmen Merit $1,000 to $5,000 You can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
Freshmen Recognition $3,000 If you are an out-of-state student, you can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
Transfer Achievement $500 to $1,000 You can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
Transfer Merit $500 You can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
Transfer Recognition $3,000 If you are an out-of-state student, you can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
Heisler Music Varies Recipients of the Heisler Music Scholarship are chosen for their performance proficiency and their potential to contribute to the Music Program.
Winkel Art Varies Recipients of the Winkel Art Scholarship are chosen for their potential to contribute to the Art Program.
Angell $500 Recipients of Angell are freshmen and possess talent, skills, or leadership experience.
First Year EOP Scholarship $1,750 Educational Opportunity (EOP) Scholarships are awarded to first-year freshmen students who are accepted into the EOP program based upon an economic and academic disadvantaged status. Recipients will only receive this award for the two semesters of their first year.
Departmental Varies Many academic departments offer scholarships to enrolled students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their major. View listing of departmental scholarships.
NYS Scholarships Varies NYS offers scholarships. Visit HESC on the web for more information.


 

Contact Information

For more information about Financial Aid at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Financial Aid Office
Location: Kehoe Administration Building, Suite 401-410
Phone: (518) 564-2072
Toll-Free Phone: (877) 768-5976
Fax: (518)564-4079
Email: finaid@plattsburgh.edu

Our mailing address:

Financial Aid Office
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-12681