Barry W. Atkinson Award

This award is named in honor of Barry W. Atkinson (d.1985), assistant dean of students from 1979 – 1985 at SUNY Oswego. This award is intended to assist those students who can demonstrate that they have overcome or dealt with unusually challenging circumstances in their effort to pursue their education. Please note: previous winners are not eligible to re-apply. To qualify for this award, a student must:
a. Maintain a 2.50 or better cumulative SUNY Oswego GPA
b. Have completed at least one year of degree study at SUNY Oswego
c. Be currently enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours of course work, and maintain at least that level of enrollment during the award year
d. Submit documentation (essay) which explains the challenge(s) he/she has dealt with in pursuit of his/her higher education
e. Submit two reference to support application
NOTE: Previous winners are not eligible to re-apply.

Award
$1,650.00
Deadline
02/05/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you received this scholarship in the past?
  2. If so, when?
  3. Essay: Submit an essay that explains the challenge(s) you have dealt with in pursuit of your higher education.
  4. Reference: A reference is required from an individual who can address your challenging circumstances. Please inform your reference that he/she will receive an email from the system and ask your reference to discuss your circumstances when completing the reference form.
  5. 2nd Reference: A second reference is required from another individual who can address your challenging circumstances. Please inform your reference that he/she will receive an email from the system and ask your reference to discuss your circumstances when completing the reference form.