Jacob Patterson awarded Excellence in Education Scholarship

ALFRED — A Chautauqua County resident has been awarded a $80,080 “Excellence in Education Scholarship” to attend Alfred State.

Jacob Patterson of Fredonia is slated to graduate in 2020 from Fredonia High School and has been accepted into the cyber security (Btech) 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.

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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