Through the Ulster Community College Foundation, Inc., scholarships are available for first-time entering students, students returning to or continuing at SUNY Ulster, and students at SUNY Ulster who are graduating and transferring to four-year colleges. For an overview of Foundation scholarships that are available, visit sunyulster.edu/foundation. Descriptions on the website are for information only. Our online application allows you to apply for multiple scholarships with one application. A selection committee will review all of the applications submitted and determine the scholarships for which each applicant may be eligible.
The General Scholarship application can be found online at www.sunyulster.edu/scholarshipapp. Use your SUNY Ulster ID and password to log in. If you are unable to access the scholarship application online or need additional assistance, call the Foundation office at 845-687-5293.
There are also outside scholarships that require special applications. Please check the Foundation Scholarship Application list on the Foundation’s website to see if you meet any of those criteria.
To be eligible for ENTERING scholarships, you must have completed fewer than 12 credits at SUNY Ulster by May 31 or be graduating from High School in June of the year in which you are applying, and you must plan to enroll for classes during the following academic year at SUNY Ulster.
To be eligible for RETURNING/CONTINUING scholarships, you must have completed at least 12 credits at SUNY Ulster by May 31 of the year in which you are applying, and you must plan to enroll for classes during the following academic year at SUNY Ulster.
To be eligible for TRANSFERRING scholarships you must have completed 60 credit hours, of which 30 credits must have been completed at SUNY Ulster, by May 31 of the year in which you are applying, and you must plan to transfer to a four-year college during the next academic year.
The deadline for online submission of the General Scholarship application is the second Monday in February (February 12, 2018).
Essay questions are part of the online Scholarship application. The essay questions include:
Explain why you chose your major.
What your career goals are.
Description of your volunteer work, community service, or campus activities.
Briefly describe how you are paying for college and why a scholarship would be helpful to you.