University at Albany

Scholarships, Awards & Prizes:

Educational Opportunity Program

Managed by Financial Aid
Managed by EOP

Carson Carr, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Named in honor of Dr. Carson Carr, a leading educator and administrator at UAlbany and director of the Educational Opportunity Program, this scholarship supports undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and who are in good academic standing. First preference is for students who are from the Capital Region.

Bosco Family Scholarship Fund
Established by Ronald A. Bosco, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Bernadette M. Bosco, MBA '89 and Mary Angela Costabile, this scholarship is awarded in conjunction with UAlbany’s Second Chance Scholarship Program. The Second Chance Scholarship Program was established to assist economically and/or educationally disadvantaged students who require financial support to undertake successful post-secondary education, and are identified as having the potential and the desire to continue their formal education.

Louise DeAngelis Hall Student Aid Endowment

Established by Louise DeAngelis Hall '42 to be awarded to students for educational purposes, and who are part of the Educational Opportunities Program.

Maritza Martinez Scholarship
Established to honor the work of Maritza Martinez, who has helped scores of EOP students graduate from UAlbany and achieve their dreams. The Maritza Martinez Scholarship provides support for students at UAlbany who are pursuing their degrees through the Educational and Opportunity Program (EOP). Recipient selection may be based on either financial need or merit.

Second Chance Scholarship Fund
Generously endowed through the Second Chance Scholarship Foundation and Angelo & Kathleen Mastrangelo, this fund was established to provide a “second chance” scholarship to students who achieve a certain GPA/related credits. It is used as an incentive-based  merit scholarship, and is based on academic performance.

Yang Family Scholarship Fund
In order to provide scholarship support for students who demonstrate financial need, in consideration to academic achievement (2.7 minimum GPA), this endowment fund has been established by Mark C. Yang ’92 and his parents, Mr. Hung Chow Yang and Mrs. Shiu Shia Hu Yang. Special consideration may be given to students enrolled in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) or a comparable program designed to meet similar goals.