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Small logo New York State Higher Education Servicing Corporation - More information and application procedures can be found on the HESC website.

Small logo SUNY Canton College Foundation - Awards $400,000 in scholarship support to students annually. These funds are made possible by the generous donations of alumni, friends, faculty, staff, private foundations, and businesses. Continuing students may pick up an application at the Foundation Office located in the 2nd floor lobby of French Hall or by emailing foundation@canton.edu . Annual deadline.

Small logo Northern New York Community Foundation, Inc. - Scholarship program for residents of St Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis counties.  Students must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program.   Awards range from $500 to $4,000 annually.  Multiple scholarships are available, see website for details on eligibility requirements and application process.

Small logo Canino Scholar Award - $1,000 tuition reimbursement awarded to graduating Associate degree students who have the best GPA when entering into a Bachelor's degree program at SUNY Canton. Awards are given for each of the 15 bachelor degree programs. Students must fill out a readmission application online. Contact the Office of the Provost for details. Annual deadline.

Small logo AAUW Memorial Scholarship - Awarded to a SUNY Canton female student planning to transfer into four-year academic program (including those at SUNY Canton) with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship will be awarded to a St. Lawrence County female student who has demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Preference will be given, but is not restricted to, non-traditional students and students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. The scholarship has been named in honor or memory of a local AAUW member. Application forms are available on the St. Lawrence County AAUW website.

Small logo NYSFAAA Scholarship ($2,000 each) - The Student Service Center will nominate one student is a two-year and one in a four-year degree program for consideration. A student must have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA, complete the student portion of the application and submit an essay for consideration. Applications will be made available on an annual basis, application deadline is typically in September with awards made in October.

Small logo Canton Zonta College Scholarship ($500) - Awarded to a single parent who has returned to school to complete a college degree. Applicants must submit an essay stating why they are returning to school, the hardships they encountered and how they overcame them, and why college is important to them.  The college will submit three candidates and the winner is selected by the Zonta Club of Canton Scholarship Committee. Contact the Student Service Center in French Hall for details, deadline for this year is April 23, 2010.

Small logo Upromise Scholarship - Awards 100 scholarships of $2,500 each nationally each year. To qualify student must be full-time with a minimum 3.4 gpa and less than $80,000 household income. Complete eligibility guidelines can be viewed on their website.

Small logo International Order of the Golden Ruleinvites applications for the Koven L. Brown scholarship for $1000 to one mortuary science student with a gpa of at least a 3.0.

Small logo Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholars Program

Small logo Applications are available in the Student Service Center for the Nettie M. Hewitt Scholarship provided by the Northern Federation of Women's Clubs.

Small logo Phi Theta Kappa has partnered with three national organizations that provide significant scholarship support to community college students and those transferring to 4 year institutions. The organizations are:

Student Service Center
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

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