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Dr. William McAdoo Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. William McAdoo Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 to honor the former Chair of the Africana Studies Department, who was an ardent supporter of diversity, equality, and social justice. The Dr. William McAdoo Memorial Scholarship has been created in his name to acknowledge exceptional undergraduate students who excel in their studies while actively advocating for social justice issues; display their interest and commitment by participating, organizing and coordinating a variety of extracurricular and community outreach or organizing activities; demonstrate leadership qualities; and make contributions to diversity related programs on the Stony Brook University campus or in their communities.

Eligibility:

  • Be a full-time Stony Brook student that year the scholarship is awarded
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstration of financial need
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and community involvement
  • Demonstrate potential and promise

How to apply:
Pick-up a copy of the application at the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity or click on this link »

Mr. Ralph Watkins Memorial Scholarship
The Ralph Watkins Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 in memory and honor of the former Director of Special Projects at Stony Brook University in the late 1970s which included the supervision of EOP/AIM, Upward Bound, and Disabled Student Services. Once serving as a Tuskegee Airman in WWII, he became a zealous supporter of and social justice, and served as the Chairman of Suffolk County Human Rights Commission. The Ralph Watkins Memorial Scholarship was established for underrepresented students who are admissible under regular criteria but due to financial constraints may be unable to complete their education.

Award: $500

Eligibility:

  • Be a full-time Stony Brook student that year the scholarship is awarded
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstration of financial need
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and community involvement

Pick-up a copy of the application at the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity or click on this link »

Questions?
Call (631) 632-6280 or email   oide@stonybrook.edu.

 

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