Cayuga Community College Foundation Expands Scholarship Opportunities | Education


There will be more full scholarship opportunities for Cayuga Community College students.

The Cayuga Community College Foundation is increasing funding for the presidential scholarship program by 50%, the foundation said in a press release. The additional funding will allow a dozen new scholarships to be awarded between CCC’s Auburn and Fulton campuses.

Presidential fellows must be full-time students for the first time, the statement said. They must also maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 each semester to remain eligible for the scholarship. The release says these additional scholarships will likely be available in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Full Presidential Scholarships can be obtained by students in Cayuga and Oswego counties who graduate in the top 20% of their high school class. Students from the Jordan-Elbridge, Skaneateles and Red Creek school districts and Tyburn Academy and Union Springs Academy can also apply for the scholarship, the press release said.

“The scholarships are an essential element in helping students to reconcile their educational and professional goals, work and family responsibilities. Presidential full tuition scholarships alleviate the financial obligations of recipients and allow these students to stay focused on their journey. academic, “Dr. Brian Durant, president of CCC, said in the press release. “Our College Foundation has always been a steadfast sponsor of Cayuga, and we thank them for their continued support to our students.”

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