Freshman Scholarship Recipients Recognized
Freshman Scholarship Recipients to be Recognized by Rockland Community College Foundation
$65,000 in Scholarships Awarded
Suffern, NY - Freshman scholarship recipients will be recognized by the Rockland Community College Foundation Scholarship Committee at a reception on Wednesday, October 14, 5 p.m., in the Student Union, Room 3214.
Scholarships totaling $65,000 were awarded to incoming students from area public and private high schools. Students of any age, whether they were just graduating from high school or were adults wishing to enter college, were eligible to apply.
Twenty-five scholarships were available, including many for full tuition for two years, a $6,800 value. The scholarships, which were made available by the Rockland Community College Foundation, were for children of alumni, minorities, art students, nursing students, honor students and more.
Since its inception in 1982, the Foundation has awarded almost $2 million in scholarships to students for scholastic excellence and/or financial need. Last year, the Foundation awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships and student support. The Foundation also assists and enhances the academic programs of the College.
For further information, contact Don Cairns, Executive Director of the Foundation, at (845) 574-4576. For more information about SUNY Rockland Community College, visit www.sunyrockland.edu
Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality education...at a price you can afford.