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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

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 details within application)

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

All applications are to be sent to the following:

Mr. Ralph Watkins 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:

Mr. Ralph Watkins Memorial Scholarship Application
The Office of Diversity and Affirmative Action
201 Administration Building
Z-0251