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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.

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
- Demonstrate potential and promise

How to apply:
Pick-up a copy of the application at the Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
You may also download a copy here

When submitting your application, please include the following:
- Your Resume
- Your personal statement
- Two letters of Recommendation (See application for details)

Submit your completed application by February 14, 2014 by 5 PM

All applications are to be sent to the following:

The Dr. William McAdoo Memorial Scholarship Application
Stony Brook University
The Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
201 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0251

Within Stony Brook University, applications can be sent to:

The Dr. William McAdoo Memorial Scholarship Application
The Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
201 Administration Building
Z-0251

For more information please contact ODAA at stonybrook.edu