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Richard B. Moore Scholarship web 
  • The Richard B. Moore Scholarship is available annually to one or two outstanding students of African heritage in recognition of strong academic performance and service to the University community.
  • This scholarship has been established by the Stony Brook Foundation in recognition of Richard B. Moore, who was born in Barbados, became a resident in the United States in 1908, and was a social reformer in Harlem for more than 60 years.
LSAMP- Louis Stokes Alliance for
Minority Participation
  • SBU LSAMP is funded to increase the number of underrepresented minorities (African-American, Latino, Native Pacific Islander) who pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Must be either a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • The LSAMP program is especially interested in high-achieving students who intend to pursue post-baccalaureate studies in science or mathematics and/or bachelor degrees in Engineering.
Marylou Stewart Pride Scholarship  
  • To provide annual tuition support to one or more students.
  • Preference given to those who can demonstrate that she/he identifies with the goals of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Faculty Staff Network.
  • One year undergraduate award.
Ralph Watkins Memorial  
  • To provide support to qualified under-represented students who are admissible under regular criteria , but due to financial constraints may be unable to complete their education.
  • Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Students must be full time.
  • One year undergraduate award.
Asian and Asian American Studies
Department Scholarships
  • The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies offers various scholarships for students studying or interested in Asian and Asian American studies.
Hearst Foundations
STEM Scholars Transfer Scholarship
For full details click here

THIS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY PROVIDES:

  • $3,000 scholarship funding per year ($1,500 per semester)
  • 3-day summer retreat- in addition to the University Transfer Student Orientation I and II sessions
  • Mentoring and tutoring
  • ADV 101 Course- 1-credit seminar which meets weekly to provide awardees with the tools to achieve a successful academic and social transition into the University.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be a member of an underrepresented student population in pursuit of a career in STEM
  • Be either a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with at least 24 credits outside of High School by December 31, 2014.
  • Be accepted to Stony Brook University and plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program for fall 2015.
  • Have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent).
    • If an Engineering major intended, must have progress in Physics and Calculus sequence (e.g. Physics I and II; Calculus I and II).
  • Have not previously attended a four-year institution.
LSAMP- Louis Stokes Alliance for
Minority Participation
  • SBU LSAMP is funded to increase the number of underrepresented minorities (African-American, Latino, Native Pacific Islander) who pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Must be either a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • The LSAMP program is especially interested in high-achieving students who intend to pursue post-baccalaureate studies in science or mathematics and/or bachelor degrees in Engineering.
Project Lead the Way Scholarship
  • This scholarship is for $2500 a year for four consecutive years.
  • Student must be admitted to a major in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA, full time enrollment and good standing
  • Student must be in good standing in a Project Lead the Way program
Sustainability Scholarship
  • Student must be enrolled full time (12 credit minimum).
  • Student must have declared major or minor in Environmental Studies, Marine Sciences, Engineering and/or the Sustainability Studies Program.
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
  • Financial need will be considered.
  • One year undergraduate award.
George C. Warner Scholarship
  • Student must be majoring in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or Math.
  • Student must be enrolled full time (12 credit minimum).
  • Student must have a current FAFSA form on file with the Stony Brook Office of Financial Aid and have demonstrated financial need.
  • In order to retain the scholarship student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences  
  • There are several scholarships awarded to new students in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  • These are based upon the demonstration of high academic achievement in high school.
  • The amounts and continuation of these scholarships are determined by a selection committee of the College.
  • Direct admission to the College is highly selective. 
URECA Research Scholarship  
  • The URECA (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities) Program enables SB students to engage in full-time faculty-mentored research or creative activity for ten weeks.
  • The URECA summer research program provides a $3500 stipend to select Stony Brook undergraduates doing full-time research or creative activity for ten weeks in the summer under the supervision of a Stony Brook faculty member.
  • Students in all majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply. 
  • Undergraduates may also apply for URECA Small Grants and/or URECA Travel Grants.
Alumni Association Past Presidents Scholarship  
  • Student must be enrolled in a full time degree granting academic program
  • Student must demonstrate a high academic achievement by maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Student must demonstrate financial need as determined by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Student must demonstrate clear leadership ability through participation in on-campus or off-campus activities
Andrew and Merrill Silver Scholarship  
  • Student must be an incoming freshman from Bronx High School of Science
  • Student must demonstrate a commitment to social action and/or social service
  • Student must be matriculated and enrolled full-time
  • Student must demonstrate financial need as determined by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Student's high school record must demonstrate high academic achievement
Dr. McAdoo Scholarship   
  • The Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Students must actively advocate for social justice issues.
  • Students must display their interest and commitment by participating, organizing and coordinating a variety of extracurricular and community outreach or organizing activities.
  • Students must demonstrate leaderships qualities.
  • Students must make contributions to diversity related programs on the Stony Brook University campus or in their communities.
  • Students must demonstrate financial need.
Jeen Hong Kim Scholarship   
  • Must display a leadership role as an undergraduate student around the campus.
  • Students must demonstrate excellence in the study of Korea.
  • The students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Scholarship awards $1000 per recipient. Available to two undergraduate students per fall semester.
Linda & Richard Gelfond Scholarship
(Incoming Freshman)
  • Must be a high achieving high school student.
  • Must have minimum cumulative high school GPA of 92.
  • Must exhibit strong leadership skills as defined by student accomplishments
  • One year undergraduate award.
Linda & Richard Gelfond Scholarship
  • Must be a high achieving current student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
  • Must exhibit strong leadership skills as defined by student accomplishments
  • One year undergraduate award.
Senator Akporokena Pius Ewherido
Memorial Scholarship
  • Awarded to a Junior or Senior Studying in the School of Social Welfare
  • Student must have demonstrated financial need
  • Student must actively advocate for social justice
  • Recipients will be distinguished by their leadership qualities as well as by their moral and spiritual qualities, particularly by their compassion for others
  • Students interested in being considered for this scholarship should contact the Undergraduate Program Director/ School of Social Welfare. E-mail suzanne.velazquez@stonybrook.edu
Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards
for Excellence in Student Leadership
and Campus Involvement
 
  • Awarded to a student who has made an outstanding contributions to University life in the areas of leadership, campus programming, and advising throughout the academic year.
  • Nominees must have demonstrated leadership and/or service through tangible contributions to the university.
Stony Brook Alumni Association  
  • The Alumni Association is sponsoring eight awards to students who have excelled in different areas, including academics, leadership, and the improvement of community life.
  • Recipients will receive a cash award and will be recognized at the Undergraduate Recognition Awards Ceremony on May 2 and the Alumni Association Scholarship Golf Classic dinner on June 20.
  • One year undergraduate award.
Leadership and Community Service  
  • The Division of Student Life offers leadership and community service scholarships. To view, click here.
Music Department Competitive Scholarships
  • The Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences offers a limited number of competitive scholarships.
  • Students may compete for scholarships in performance, composition, history, or theory
  • For more information contact the Music Department.
Michael Flynn Award  
  • Offered to a student with a disability.
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Student must have attended at least two semesters at Stony Brook University.
Sylvia Award
  • Offered to student with a disability
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Student must have a specific artistic interest or promise.
  • A second student will be selected that can identify other interests that are non-art related.
  • Application and essay required.
Elizabeth D Couey  
  • Nominees must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 at the time of nomination.
  • The nominees must have made outstanding contributions towards the improvements and growth of student affairs and student programs at Stony Brook.
  • The nominees must also exemplify Elizabeth Couey's unique qualities, which include the ability to listen with understanding, guide without boundaries, give and take with love and grow with each passing day.
  • For more information and application or nomination forms, contact the Stony Brook University Career Center, 631-632-6810. More information about these awards is available on the Community Service & Service Learning website.
Distinguished Student Employee Award
  • Award is determined on a merit basis.
  • Applicants must be employed by the University Libraries.
  • For additional information contact Pamela DiPasquale at 631-632-7100.
Debbie Whittemore Memorial Scholarship  
  • Awarded annually to two undergraduate students
  • Students must display outstanding academic excellence with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Students must have made significant contributions to student life and athletics on the campus and within the community




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William and Theresa Meyer Award
for Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • The William and Theresa Meyer Award for Asian and Middle Eastern Studies is given to a student engaged in any form of humanities or social studies focusing on the Arabic-speaking countries, Israel, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and Asia, the Indian subcontinent, Burma, Thailand, China, Korea and Japan. The award is not primarily for those studying international or current foreign affairs.
Asian and Asian American Studies
Department Scholarships
  • The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies offers various scholarships for students studying or interested in Asian and Asian American studies.
Elisabeth Luce Moore Fellowship
  • Elisabeth Luce Moore was the President of the United Board for Christian Education in Asia and chairman of the Institute of International Education. This annual prize is for graduate or undergraduate students who demonstrate outstanding academic potential and gives promise of contributions of unusual stature to the fostering of the international understanding and/or to the appreciation of religious values.
The JFEW SUNY Scholars Program in
International Relations & Global Affairs
  • The JFEW-SUNY International Relations and Global Affairs Program, funded by the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW), is a two-year program. The integrated program includes two years of scholarship support (up to $5,000 each year), a monthly seminar series for two academic years, and a paid internship in a New York-based global organization offered during the summer between the Junior and Senior years.
  • Students must submit two letters of recommendation, a resume, personal statement, and a completed application form by April 10th.
  • Application details and forms are available to students through ZebraNet JOB ID 45105. ZebraNet is the Career Center's job/internship portal.
Richard A. Bishop Endowment
  • The Richard A. Bishop Scholarship was established in memory of Richard Bishop, who managed a computer store for the Faculty Student Association. This endowment is intended to provide support in the form of a personal computing device, in memory of Mr. Bishop’s generous and outgoing personality.
Bliss Verdon Memorial Scholarship web 
  • The Bliss Verdon Memorial Scholarship is available annually to one or two outstanding students in recognition of strong academic performance and demonstrated commitment in the area of African issues. 
  • The Bliss Verdon Memorial scholarship has been established to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Bliss Verdon, a 1995 graduate of Stony Brook University, who completed her BA in Africana Studies and Anthropology.
  • This scholarship is open to full-time junior/senior students.

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