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Alfred State announces scholarships

ALFRED — Five Chautauqua County residents have each been awarded scholarships to attend Alfred State.

Jake Smith of Forestville has been awarded an $80,080 “Excellence in Education Scholarship”. Smith is slated to graduate in 2020 from Forestville Central School and has been accepted into the criminal justice (BS) program.

Andrew Waag of Cassadaga has been awarded an $80,080 “Excellence in Education Scholarship”. Waag is slated to graduate in 2020 from Fredonia High School and has been accepted into the information technology: network administration (BTech) program.

Heidi Williams of Sinclairville has been awarded an $80,080 “Excellence in Education Scholarship”. Williams is slated to graduate in 2020 from Cassadaga Valley High School and has been accepted into the surveying and geomatics engineering technology (BS) program.

Thomas Stokes of Fredonia has been awarded a $15,760 “Presidential Scholarship”. Stokes is slated to graduate in 2020 from Fredonia High School and has been accepted into the heavy equipment operations (AOS) program.

Melanie Russo of Sinclairville has been awarded a $2,000 “Academic Distinction Scholarship.” Russo is slated to graduate in 2020 from Cassadaga Valley High School and has been accepted into the engineering science (AS) program.

The “Excellence in Education Scholarship” (free tuition {equivalent to NYS tuition rate}, room {standard room, double occupancy}, and board {14-meal plan}) is awarded to students who must possess a 94 (3.7 on 4.0 scale) or better cumulative high school average through their junior year; at least a 1310 combined reading/writing and math SAT or 28 composite ACT score is required; and students must apply for financial aid. Recipients must maintain a required grade point average to continue to receive funding in subsequent semesters.

The “Presidential Scholarship” (free room {standard room, double occupancy}) is awarded to students who must possess a 91 (3.5 on 4.0 scale) or better cumulative high school average through their junior year; at least a 1270 combined reading/writing and math SAT or 26 composite ACT score is required. Recipients must maintain a required grade point average to continue to receive free room in subsequent semesters.

The “Academic Distinction Scholarship” is awarded to first-time freshmen students who possess an 87 or better cumulative high school average through the end of their junior year; at least an 1140 combined reading/writing and math SAT or 23 composite ACT score is required.

Fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Alfred State offers some 51 associate degree programs, 29 baccalaureate degree programs, and two certificate programs.

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