Marilyn Burkell Roth '63 and John Robert Roth '64 Second Chance Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Marilyn Burkell Roth ’63 and John Robert Roth ’64 to assist a student who is making a life change to better him/herself. To qualify for this award, a student must:
a. Apply during freshman, sophomore or junior year (having completed 0-86 credits, including transfer credits). Seniors and graduate students may also apply for the award, if planning to attend SUNY Oswego the following year.
b. Submit an essay highlighting desire to earn a “Second Chance”. Applicants need to demonstrate a sincere desire to effect a major change in the direction and goals for his/her life. Second Chance applicants may have experienced a habitually poor lifestyle or have suffered an unfortunate setback in attitude and /or lifestyle. A poor lifestyle may have been self- inflicted or the result of some outside event(s).
c. Submit at least one (1) recommendation/reference from a recent teacher, employer, counselor and/or military commissioned officer who would support your application for a ”Second Chance”.

Award
$1,600.00
Deadline
02/05/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you plan on attending SUNY Oswego next academic year?
  2. Submit an essay highlighting desire to earn a “Second Chance” demonstrating a sincere desire to effect a major change in the direction and goals of your life. Second Chance applicants may have experienced a habitually poor lifestyle or have suffered an unfortunate setback in attitude and /or lifestyle. A poor lifestyle may have been self- inflicted or the result of some outside event(s).
  3. Submit a recommendation/reference from a recent teacher, employer, counselor and/or military commissioned officer that would support your application for a ”Second Chance”. Be sure to let your reference know that they will be contacted regarding this.