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September 22, 2018

SUNY Oswego Awards Merit Scholarships To Area Students


OSWEGO, NY – SUNY Oswego has awarded Merit Scholarships to a select group of students from the area who are starting at the college in fall 2016.

Classes begin Aug. 29.

The Merit awards are $3,000 over four years. For non-New York state students, the total award can increase to as much as $39,000 in combination with a Destination Oswego scholarship.

Madeline E. Perry of Thelma Road in Central Square, majoring in biology, last attended Paul V Moore High School

Austin Baker of Country Lane in Fulton, majoring in (undeclared at this time), last attended Hannibal Central School

Joshua B. Hotaling of Utica Street in Fulton, majoring in software engineering, last attended G Ray Bodley High School

Evan M. Waugh of Cayuga Street in Fulton, majoring in (undeclared at this time), last attended G Ray Bodley High School

Kali M. Foss of Stock Road in Hannibal, majoring in public justice, last attended Hannibal Central School

Nathan M. Larock of Harris Hill Road in Hannibal, majoring in computer science, last attended Hannibal Central School

Joslyn M. Utter of Sixty Six Road in Hannibal, majoring in public justice, last attended Hannibal Central School

Austin E. Coffin of Phyllis Lane in Hastings, majoring in information science, last attended Paul V Moore High School

Gregory Caster of West Cayuga Street in Oswego, majoring in broadcasting and mass communication, last attended Oswego High School

Laura E. Godden of County Route 7 in Oswego, majoring in human resource management, last attended Oswego High School

Darrion Groff of Engles Road in Oswego, majoring in childhood education, last attended Oswego High School

Rinaldo P. Iorizzo of Jackim Road in Oswego, majoring in computer science, last attended Oswego High School

Mollie A. McSweeney of County Route 4 in Oswego, majoring in psychology, last attended Oswego High School

Samantha S. O’Neil of East Bridge Street in Oswego, majoring in biology, last attended Oswego High School

Santiago M. Orta of West Third Street in Oswego, majoring in biochemistry, last attended Oswego High School

Kristie J. Reitz of West Schuyler Street in Oswego, majoring in psychology, last attended Oswego High School

Sara L. Comstock of State Route 69 in Parish, majoring in philosophy-psychology, last attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School

Sabrina M. Fields of County Route 26 in Parish, majoring in biology, last attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School

Shannon Dolan of Kline Road in Pennellville, majoring in (undeclared at this time), last attended John C Birdlebough High School

Samantha Zerbinos of West Bridge Street in Phoenix, majoring in English, last attended John C Birdlebough High School

SUNY Oswego honored more than 850 incoming freshmen with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered $18,800 Presidential Scholarships ($4,700 a year for up to four years), $6,000 Deans’ Scholarships ($1,500 a year for up to four years), $3,000 Merit Scholarships ($750 a year for up to four years) and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships of $5,000 to $9,000 a year.

The awards are part of about $5 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to the more than $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2016, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2016 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and in its national list of “Green Colleges.”

A 155-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.

Visit oswego.edu for more information

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