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SUNY Oswego awards Merit Scholarships to area residents

OSWEGO, NY (11/05/2018)– SUNY Oswego has awarded Merit Scholarships to a select group of area students who started at the college in fall 2018.

The college honored more than 850 incoming students with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered Presidential Scholarships, Deans’ Scholarships, Merit Awards and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships.

The awards are part of about $7 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to approximately $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.

Julianna Brophy of  Wingdale, zoology major, was awarded a Merit Scholarship

Christian J. McCarthy of Pawling, finance majora , was awarded a Merit Scholarship

Grace L. Otis of  Poughquag, (undeclared at this time) major, was awarded a Merit Scholarship

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2019, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2019 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges” and in its national list of “Green Colleges.”

A 157-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.