Endowed Scholarships

Thank you to the donors, alumni and friends of The University at Albany Foundation who have generously endowed these scholarship funds in support of our students.

Scholarship Information

L to R: Lewis Weiner, Semi Awopetu (scholarship winner), Jill Delaney pose at the 2022 Celebration of Scholarships dinner
L to R: Lewis Weiner, Semi Awopetu (scholarship winner) and Jill Delaney at the 2022 Celebration of Scholarships dinner.

Visit the Financial Aid scholarship webpage to complete an online application to qualify for any scholarships administered through the Financial Aid office. Contact individual schools, colleges or departments to find out how to apply for all other scholarships. The 2022-2023 Foundation Scholarship Application is open until June 1, 2022.

Please note that for many of these scholarships, particularly those in which demonstrated financial need is part of the criteria, a FAFSA must be on file through the Financial Aid office.
 

School and College Scholarships

College of Arts and Sciences
College Wide

All scholarships, fellowships or funds below are managed by the UAlbany Financial Aid office, unless otherwise indicated. Visit their Scholarships page for more details.
 

Professor Raymond and June '81, '85 Benenson Scholarship
Established by June F. Benenson ’81, ’85 and the estate of Raymond E. Benenson, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students, preferable minority students, pursuing a major within the physical sciences at UAlbany. Professor Benenson joined the University at Albany’s Department of Physics in 1967 and later earned an Award for Excellence in Teaching. June received both a master’s degree in Art in 1981 and MFA in 1985 from UAlbany. 

Hope and William J. Cassano ’85 Scholarship
The Hope and William J. Cassano ’85 Scholarship was established by Mr. William J. Cassano ’85 to provide scholarship support for undergraduate or graduate student (s) at the University at Albany pursuing a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences, who demonstrate financial need as defined by the University at Albany, and who have shown academic achievement. It is the donor’s first preference that this scholarship will be awarded to recipients who are the first generation in his/her family to attend college. 

Gail & Robert Schwartz Scholarship
The Gail and Robert Schwartz Scholarship provides scholarship support for undergraduate students majoring in the humanities or social sciences. Recipient selection may be based on academic achievement and/or financial need. 

Donald M. Stine '53 Scholarship
The Donald M. Stine ’53 Scholarship provides scholarship support to under-represented students majoring in disciplines in the Liberal Arts, who are enrolled in UAlbany’s College of Arts & Sciences. 

UDC Life Science Grad Fellowship
The UDC Fellowship supports a graduate student fellowship annually for a student a UAlbany who demonstrates financial need and who is pursuing a degree within the Life Sciences; Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Forensic Science or Psychology. (Managed by the College of Arts and Sciences)

Zivic, Martin G. and Juliette K. Scholarship Fund
Established by Martin and Juliette Zivic '72, this scholarship provides support for a full time undergraduate student who demonstrates both academic achievement and extreme financial need. 

Anthropology

Contact the Department of Anthropology for more information.

Christopher DeCormier Scholarship
Established in memory of former student Christopher DeCormier, this scholarship is awarded for outstanding achievement in the study of the Mayan Language and Culture under the direction of the Institute for Mesoamerican Studies. 

William Fenton Anthropology Research Endowment
Established through a bequest by William N. Fenton, the purpose of this endowment is to enable graduate students to undertake their first research in Anthropology.

Art and Art History

All fellowships, prizes and funds below are managed by the Department of Art and Art History, except where indicated. 

Terri Cosma Boor Graduate Sculpture Fellowship
Established by Mrs. Terri Cosma Boor, to attract highly qualified graduate students to the Sculpture Program at the University at Albany, this Fellowship is awarded based on merit as reflected in the range and quality of work submitted in the application portfolio, from the pool of accepted MFA Sculpture applicants. The criteria for selection shall include the creativity/innovation of the work submitted, past accomplishments and future potential, in addition to other reflections of talent. 

Terri Cosma Boor Sculptor Prize
The Terri Cosma Boor Sculptor Prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments of students studying within UAlbany’s Art Sculpture Program. Generously established by Terri Boor, who was a terrific patron of the arts and sculpture program at UAlbany. 

Judith A. Brust '94 Sculpture Endowment Fund
Established through the generosity of Judith A. Brust ’94, ’97, this fund may be used to recognize the most deserving MFA Sculpture Candidate and provide support of UAlbany’s Art and Art History Department’s Sculpture program. This award remains true to the spirit and intention of Mrs. Brust’s desire to assist newly-minted artist/sculptors as they begin to launch their careers find their way after completing their studies. 

The Roanne Kulakoff ’81 Art Department Fund
Established by Roanne Kulakoff ’81, this fund provides an award recognizing student achievement in the Art Department, and funds in support of the Photography Program within the Art Department. 

Robin Kanson Lewis '70 Scholarship
Established by Jay Lewis, in honor of his wife Robin, this fund provides scholarship support for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. The Donor’s first preference is that the student recipient be pursuing a degree within UAlbany’s College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

Bruce Bailey Endowed Fellowship
The Bruce Bailey Endowed Fellowship provides support for a doctoral fellowship focused on interdisciplinary research aimed at enabling effective deployment of renewable energy on the electric grid using innovative insights from the atmospheric sciences and other fields. (Managed by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences)

Bernard Vonnegut Award
The Bernard Vonnegut Award was established in 2014, in posthumous honor of Bernard Vonnegut’s 100th birthday, and in loving memory of Bernard’s eldest son, Peter Vonnegut (UAlbany Libraries staff from 1967-2003). It is awarded to the best graduate student teaching assistant withing the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Bernard Vonnegut was a UAlbany Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science from 1967-1985 and Emeritus Professor from 1985-1997. UAlbany presented Dr. Vonnegut with the Distinguished Research Professor Award in 1984. UAlbany presented Peter Vonnegut with the President’s Award for Excellence in the Support Services in 1986.  The Bernard Vonnegut Award has been established with everlasting love and affection by Michi Minatoya Vonnegut ’68, widow of Peter Vonnegut; Carl Hiroaki Vonnegut, Peter Vonnegut’s son; Emiko Alice MacKillop, Peter Vonnegut’s daughter; and Scott Vonnegut, Kurt Vonnegut, and Alex Vonnegut, Bernard Vonnegut’s sons. (Managed by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences)

Bosart Family Scholarship
Established by Professor Lance F. Bosart and Helen H. Bosart, this scholarship provides support to an Atmospheric Science undergraduate student, who is in good academic standing and who intends to pursue a career in atmospheric science. Professor Bosart started his tenure at UAlbany in 1969, within the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, and received the University at Albany’s Distinguished Professor award in 2004. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

George Tai-Jen Chen, PhD '71 Scholarship
The George Tai-Jen Chen, Ph.D. ’71 Scholarship provides scholarship support to an Atmospheric Science undergraduate student, who is in good academic standing and who intends to pursue a career in atmospheric science. This scholarship is a gift from George Tai-Jen Chen, Ph.D. ’71 in recognition of his lasting friendship with Professor Lance F. Bosart. Dr. Chen is proud to be Professor Bosart’s first Ph.D. student during his tenure at UAlbany. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Class of 1905 Bazzoni Fellowship
Established by Charles Bazzoni in his memory and that of his wife, Edith Vera Bazzoni, both of the Class of 1905. This fellowship is awarded for outstanding achievement in the natural sciences. (Managed by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences)

Narayan R. Gokhale Atmospheric Sciences Fund
This fund was established in honor and memory of Narayan R. Gokhale, the first chairman of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, this award recognizes and rewards outstanding achievement on the part of one or more graduate students in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. (Managed by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences)

Vincent '77 & Carol '78 Idone Endowed Scholarship
This fund, established by Professor Vincent P. Idone ’77 and Carol A. Idone ’78 provides scholarship support to a (rising) junior or senior undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Environmental Science within UAlbany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. Student recipients must demonstrate academic excellence and interest in attending graduate school. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

The Arthur Loesch Scholarship
The Arthur Loesch Scholarship provides scholarship support to an undergraduate student that is of junior or senior status, who is in good academic standing and who intends to pursue a career in the Atmospheric Sciences and/or related field. First preference will be given to a student who plans to attend The University at Albany’s Graduate Program for his/her master’s degree. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Melinda Peng Scholarship
The Melinda Peng Scholarship provides support for undergraduate or graduate student(s) pursuing degrees within UAlbany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. Recipient(s) should demonstrate financial need and/or academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Timothy Melino 07, 10 MS Memorial Scholarship
The Timothy Melino ’07, ’10 MS Memorial Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) pursuing a degree within the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. The student recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and an interest in the application of meteorology and/or computer modeling to the private sector. This endowment was established in honor of and in memory of Tim Melino.

Perry J. Samson Student Experience Fund
Established by Perry J. Samson ‘72, M.S. ’74, Ph.D. and Deborah M. Samson, M.Ed., this fund provides support to UAlbany undergraduate students who are pursuing degrees within UAlbany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences. The purpose of this fund is to help students deepen their understanding of Atmospheric and Environmental sciences through fieldwork, field trips and hand-on experiential learning activities/experiences led by and/or orchestrated by faculty members. (Managed by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences)

Biological Sciences

Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy Scholarship
This scholarship provides support for UAlbany students who are pursuing their graduate degree within the College of Arts & Sciences’ Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy Program. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Glenn L. Bumpus Award
Established in memory of Glenn Bumpus ’75, a brilliant student, tireless teacher, devoted friend and loving son, this award is intended to recognize excellence among the student of the biological sciences in the performance and communication of outstanding undergraduate research and future promise as a professional biologist. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

Arvid J. and Mary A. Burke Fellowship
Established by Professor Emeritus of Education Arvid Burke, B.A. ’28 and Mrs. Burke, this fellowship is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences to foster advanced study and research on molecular and cellular biology. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

Class of 1905 Bazzoni Fellowship
Established by Charles Bazzoni in his memory and that of his wife, Edith Vera Bazzoni, both of the Class of 1905. This fellowship is awarded for outstanding achievement in the natural sciences. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Helga Karker, M.S. ’75 Scholarship
Established by Helga Karker, M.S. ’75, who spent 33 years as a teacher and school psychologist before retiring in 1988, this fund provides an annual scholarship to support a student with demonstrated financial need; who is pursuing a degree in Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy; with preference given to a female student. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

Lee Family Biodiversity Endowment
This endowed fund was generously established to provide research grants to graduate students enrolled in the Biodiversity, Conservation & Policy Program. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

S. Peter and Anne Marfey Endowment
Established by Professor Anne Marfey in memory of her late husband, Professor S. Peter Marfey (Biological Sciences); and by Ms. Christina Marfey and Mr. Johan Marfey, in memory of their late father. Dr. Marfey passed away in 1994. The Marfey Endowment provides grants to graduate students in the Department of Biological Sciences engaged in the study of Biological Chemistry. The awards are intended to assist students in purchasing books required for their graduate program. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

Lawrence and Marie Shore Life Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship
This fund was established by Lawrence and Marie Shore to enhance the educational mission
of the University at Albany through the provision of an annual graduate scholarship to a
student pursuing a degree within the Life Sciences: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Psychology or the Forensic Sciences. Recipients should demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

Dr. Margaret M. Stewart Biodiversity Fund
This fund was established by Dr. Margaret M. Stewart who joined the UAlbany Department of Biology in 1956, and who, prior to her retirement in 1997, championed the launch of the Biodiversity, Conservation, and Policy Program. The Stewart Biodiversity Fund was created to support graduate fellowships/assistantships, research grants to students, sponsorship of seminars, symposia and publications, and other activities designed to promote the objectives of the Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy Program. (Managed by the Department of Biological Sciences)

Katherine Vario Endowed Scholarship
This fund was established by the Vario family in memory of their daughter Katherine, a student at the University. This scholarship is awarded to a student, preferably a woman, entering her senior year who is preparing for medical or dental school. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Chemistry

Shelton Bank Prize for Excellence in Chemistry
This fund was established in memory of Professor Shelton Bank, as an award to an undergraduate student in Chemistry for his/her research and overall academic excellence. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Chemistry - Graduate Student Support
This fund supports graduate students within the Department of Chemistry. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Chemistry Department Scholarship Awards
The Chemistry Department Scholarship Awards provide scholarship support for students within the Department of Chemistry. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Class of 1905 Bazzoni Fellowship
Established by Charles Bazzoni in his memory and that of his wife, Edith Vera Bazzoni, both of the Class of 1905. This fellowship is awarded for outstanding achievement in the natural sciences. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Dorothy Blizzard ’32 Scholarship
Established through the Estate of Dorothy Blizzard ’32, this fund provides scholarship support to a UAlbany student(s) studying Chemistry who demonstrates good character, diligence and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

The Morris and Rita Deutsch Scholarship Fund
Established through the estate of Dr. Gloria Fay Deutsch ‘60, this fund provides scholarship support for undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry. It is awarded based on both financial need and academic ability. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Harry L. Frisch Memorial Fund in Chemistry
Established in memory of Harry Frisch, this fund provides an award for matriculated graduate students in UAlbany’s Department of Chemistry with academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Paul Gold '75 Chemistry Internship
Established by Paul Gold ’75, this fund provides support for an undergraduate student pursing a degree within the Chemistry Department who is performing hands-on personal research through an internship on campus under the direction of a faculty member. Student recipient must be a raising senior and pursuing a degree in organic chemistry. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Sharon R. Kantor '73, Ph.D., J.D. and Gregory van Buskirk, Ph.D. Scholarship in Chemistry
Established by Sharon Kantor and Gregory van Buskirk, this endowment will provide overall support and enhancement of the Chemistry Department's academic and research initiatives, lectures/symposia and student programs. Dr. Kantor is a generous alumna, engaged donor, volunteer, member of the Alumni Association's Board of Directors and past director of The University at Albany Foundation's Board of Directors. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Arthur O. Long Fund
Established in memory of Chemistry Professor Arthur O. Long, this endowed fund provides an award to a graduate teaching assistant for his/her meritorious service within the Chemistry Department. Award recipients must demonstrate high moral and ethical character, excellence in scholarship and genuine concern for the intellectual growth of their students. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Lawrence and Marie Shore Life Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship
This fund was established by Lawrence and Marie Shore to enhance the educational mission
of the University at Albany through the provision of an annual graduate scholarship to a
student pursuing a degree within the Life Sciences: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Psychology or the Forensic Sciences. Recipients should demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by the Department of Chemistry)

Communication

Marc G. Guggenheim '93 Endowed Scholarship
The Marc G. Guggenheim ’92 Endowed Scholarship provides scholarship support for UAlbany student(s) who demonstrates academic excellence and who are interested in pursuing a career in writing. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ronald R. Schafer Memorial Award
Awarded in memory of Mr. Schafer, a university administrator, to a senior for outstanding achievement in the Journalism Program. (Managed by the Department of Communication)

Economics

All awards and scholarships below are managed by the Department of Economics.

Gordon Karp Award
Established in honor of Gordon Karp, who received his BA in 1977 and his Ph.D. in 1986, from the University at Albany, the Karp Award is given to undergraduate students in economics who best exemplify the intelligence, dedication and accomplishment that marked the promising career of Gordon Karp. 

Taimour Khan ’94 Memorial Scholarship
Established by the KPMG Disaster Relief Fund to recognize the tragic loss of 1994 graduate Taimour Kahn in the World Trade Center attack on 9/11/01, the Kahn ’94 Scholarship is awarded to a freshman or sophomore undergraduate student who intends to major in economics and who demonstrates financial need. 

Pong S. Lee Endowed Award
Established by the alumni, students, friends and members of the Department, The Pong S. Lee Endowed Award provides an award to a student(s) for outstanding research in economics. This award fund may also be used to provide support for a student’s professional development experience or conference. 

English

Eleanor Bazzoni 1906 Fellowship
The Eleanor Rosalie Bazzoni, Class of 1906 Fellowship was established by Charles
Bazzoni in honor of his sister. This fund is for outstanding achievement in English, French or German, and is in memory of Eleanor Rosalie Bazzoni, Class of 1906. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Jeffrey Berman Award
The Professor Jeffrey Berman Award recognizes an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic achievement and who is pursuing his/her degree through the Department of English. Preference will be given to a student who is focusing their writing efforts on grief and mental health. This recognition award has been named in honor of Distinguished Teaching Professor Jeffrey Berman. (Managed by the Department of English)

Elizabeth M. Ginexi '92 PhD Scholarship Fund
The Elizabeth Ginexi ’92, PhD Scholarship Fund provides support to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, and who are pursuing majors or minors in either English or Psychology. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Vivian C. Hopkins Award
Established in memory of Professor Vivian C. Hopkins, this award is made to recognize a student who demonstrates outstanding scholastic ability and character in the Department of English. (Managed by the Department of English)

Kern Family Scholarship
Generously established by Jonathan and Beth Kern ’82, the Kern Family Scholarship provides support to a UAlbany student studying within the Department of English who demonstrates academic excellence and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Shields McIlwaine Award
Established in memory of Professor Shields-Mcllwaine, this award is given annually by the Department of English for the best student poem. (Managed by the Department of English)

Arlene F. Steinberg 1971 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Sue Steinberg in memory of her daughter, Arlene F. Steinberg, Class of 1971, this fund is awarded to an outstanding junior or senior English major in the field of twentieth-century fiction, poetry, or theater. (Managed by the Department of English)

Richard Thorns Endowment
Established by Richard Thorns, Class of 1960 to provide a fellowship, scholarship or visiting professorship in English Literature within UAlbany’s English Department. (Managed by the Department of English)

Geography and Planning

Capital Region Geography & Planning Endowed Fund
Generously established by Phoebe P. Bender, this fund provides support to UAlbany’s College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Geography and Planning. This fund will provide faculty and student support for programs focused around Albany , New York and the Capital Region. This fund will support, but is not limited to, student scholarships, student programming, faculty initiatives, travel expenses, program materials, etc. Ms. Bender is a longtime community activist and College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory board member.

Paul D. Marr Memorial Award
Established in honor of Paul D. Marr, this award was created to honor both academic excellence and effective planning practice, in a graduate student with a Masters Degree in Urban or Regional Planning. (Managed by the Department of Geography and Planning)

History

Kendall A. Birr Senior Award
Established by Professor Kendall A. Birr (History), the Kendall A. Birr Senior Award is presented to an outstanding undergraduate history major and should be used to enhance his or her educational experience. (Managed by the Department of History)

Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr. Prize in History
Established by Professor Emeritus Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr., the Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr. Prize in History is awarded annually to the graduate student(s) who submits the most outstanding research paper in History. (Managed by the Department of History)

Dr. Marit Jentoft-Nilsen Memorial Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. Marit Jentoft-Nilsen '60, by family and friends, this scholarship was created to support graduate students who are studying the history and culture of ancient Athens and Rome. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Catharine Newbold Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Professor emeritus Catharine Newbold, the Catharine Newbold Memorial Scholarship is presented to a senior undergraduate history major who is concentrating in United States History. The recipient must also demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in which he or she will utilize his or her history degree.  This fund was established through a fund raising challenge issued by William C. Rock '56. (Managed by the Department of History)

Joseph E. Persico '52 Fellowship Fund
A fellowship established in honor of distinguished alumnus Joseph E. Persico '52, this fund will provide fellowships to deserving graduate students who are studying American history. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Warren Roberts Undergraduate Research Endowment
Lovingly established by Anne Roberts and the friends, students, colleagues and family of Professor Warren Roberts, this endowment provides support for undergraduate students pursuing degrees within the Department of History and their related research travel expenses, use of archives, etc. This endowment may also be used toward support for the History Department’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. (Managed by the Department of History)

William C. Rock ’56 History Scholarship
Established by William C. Rock, Class of 1956, this scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree within the Department of History. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert, US Army, B.A. ’08 Endowed Scholarship
The 1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert, US Army, B.A. ’08 Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Lt. Theinert, who earned his bachelor’s degree in history at the University at Albany in 2008. Lt. Theinert was serving his first tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan and was killed June 4, 2010, in Kandahar when an improvised explosive device was detonated during a dismounted patrol. It provide a scholarship for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is a history major, with demonstrated financial need.
First preference for this scholarship is given to a student who has graduated from a Long Island high school.  (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Helena U. Whitaker Scholarship Fund
Established to provide annual scholarship support for students studying history within UAlbany’s College of Arts & Sciences and who have expressed an interested teaching
history. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)


Judaic Studies

Morris Altman Research Fund
Established by Nolan Altman '77 in loving memory of his father, this fund provides awards for undergraduate students who present original research on issues and topics related to Jewish Studies. It is open to undergraduate students in any UAlbany college, school or department who wishes to apply. (Managed by the Department of History)

Kappa Beta Memorial Scholarship                                                                              
Jewish students at the University at Albany founded the Kappa Beta Fraternity in 1937, and it flourished for many years. The Kappa Beta memorial scholarship, established by fraternity alumni, is awarded in alternate years to an outstanding senior who will be pursing graduate studies in some area of Jewish service or scholarship. (Managed by the Department of History)

Irving Fishman Endowment
Established by Irving Fishman, Class of 1940, and member of the Kappa Beta fraternity, this fund is awarded to Judaic Studies students who demonstrate financial need. (Managed by the Department of History)

Lillian L. Kensky and Dr. Harry C. Kensky Endowment Fund Award
Established by Mrs. Lillian L. Kensky, in memory of her husband, Dr. Harry C. Kensky, Class of 1943 and member of the Kappa Beta Fraternity. Awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need to a graduating senior who is planning to pursue further studies in an area of Jewish higher education. (Managed by the Department of History)

Eunice Sherer Judaic Studies Scholarship
Established in 2005 by Dr. Abe Sherer ’47, in memory of his wife, this fund prvides support for undergraduate students pursuing a major in Judaic studies. The fund provides scholarships to worthy students and is awarded at the discretion of the department of Judaic Studies and its Chair. (Managed by the Department of History)

Calvin and Patricia Zippin Endowment Scholarship
Dr. Calvin Zippin, an alumnus of the Class of 1947 and of the Kappa Beta Fraternity, and his wife, Patricia, have established this scholarship in memory of his parents, Samuel and Jennie Zippin, to help outstanding students of Judaic Studies pursue their educational goals. (Managed by the Department of History)

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

All awards, funds and scholarships are managed by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.

Eleanor Bazzoni 1906 Fellowship
The Eleanor Rosalie Bazzoni, Class of 1906 Fellowship was established by Charles Bazzoni in honor of his sister. This fund is for outstanding achievement in English, French or German, and is in memory of Eleanor Rosalie Bazzoni, Class of 1906. 

Frank Carrino Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Professor emeritus Frank Carrino (Spanish), this scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with junior or senior class standing in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures who has demonstrated outstanding academic performance. 

Guy A. Enfanto Memorial Award for Excellence
Established by Mr. Enfanto '35, long standing Principal of Troy High School, this award is available to students who demonstrate academic excellence in the field of French language or culture at UAlbany. 

Anthony M. Gisolfi Fund
Established by the Gisolfi Family, in memory of Professor Anthony M. Gisolfi (Italian). This award is given to an academically outstanding undergraduate student majoring in Italian who intends to pursue a career in teaching, and who shows evidence of commitment to the field of study. If no suitable Italian major is identified, the award may be made to a student majoring in
Spanish. 

Mathematics and Statistics

Ann A. ’57 and George M. Bantuvanis Scholarship
Established by Ann ’57 and George Bantuvanis, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s) pursuing a degree in Mathematics at the University at Albany.
First preference for this scholarship will be given to a recipient who is of first generation Greek descent. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Bruce and Louise Steen Gravitt Scholarship
Established by Mr. Bruce Gravitt, in memory of his wife, Louise Steen Gravitt, Class of 1938, this scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to full-time, female students majoring in mathematics. The recipient is selected based on financial need and strong academic achievement. (Managed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

Keith Hynes Endowed Award
Established by Keith Hynes, The Keith Hynes Endowed Award provides an award to supplement current stipend levels and provide summer support, to a graduate level student pursuing a degree in the Department of Mathematics. Preference for this award is given to students in the Ph.D. program in the Department of Mathematics at the University at Albany. (Managed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

Daniel and Wendy Keyser Teaching Excellence Award
Established by Professor Daniel Keyser and Wendy Keyser ’74, this fund recognizes excellence in teaching by graduate students within the College of Arts & Sciences. Recipients shall demonstrate outstanding ability and effectiveness in teaching. The Donors’ preference is that two awards be made annually and that, over a period of several years, the awards will be conferred equitably among the various academic sectors constituting the College of Arts & Sciences: natural sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, and the visual and performing arts. (Managed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

Violet H. Larney Mathematics Fellowship
Established by the estate of Dr. Violet H. Lareny, this fund provides fellowships to attract talented students, preferably female, to graduate programs in mathematics. Preference for this fellowship will be given to female students who completed their undergraduate degree, in the following order: graduate of the University at Albany, graduate of other SUNY universities or colleges, graduates of other accredited universities or colleges. (Managed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

Mayfred Dutton Lucas Scholarship
Established by Mayfred Dutton Lucas, Class of 1924. This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding mathematics major who is planning to teach at the high school level. (Managed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

Maxson Family Mathematics Scholarship
Established by Carol and Carlton Maxson ’58, this scholarship provides support for graduate students pursuing their degree within the Department of Mathematics & Statistics. Recipient selection shall be based on academic achievement and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ronald Smith '67 Scholarship
Established by Ronald H. Smith ’67, this fund provides scholarship support to an undergraduate student pursing a degree in Mathematics. First preference for this scholarship is that the student recipient be the first in his/her family to attend college. Student recipients must demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Edward Thomas Scholarship
This scholarship has been established in loving memory of Dr. Edward Thomas, by his wife Harriet Thomas, along with his family, friends and colleagues. This scholarship provides support to an outstanding student within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Financial need shall not be a factor in the selection process. (Managed by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

Wilcox and Haden Mathematics Scholarship
The Wilcox and Haden Mathematics Scholarship provides scholarship support for students studying within the University at Albany’s College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Mathematics and Statistics who demonstrates financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Music and Theatre

Music Department

Andrea Hanan Music Scholarship
Established by the Hanan Family in memory of Andrea Hanan, an undergraduate student (Music major), this scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate entering the music program and/or continuing first year music major on the basis of outstanding achievement. (Managed by the Department of Music and Theatre)

Douglas Malcolm Hastings Award
An endowment established as a merit award by professors Iliana Semmler and George Hastings (English), the parents of Douglas Malcolm Hastings, given to an undergraduate music major of senior class standing. Preference is given to a student concentrating in piano performance. (Managed by the Department of Music and Theatre)

Lipman Family Music Scholarship
Established by Monte S. Lipman ’86 and Avery T. Lipman ’88, this fund provides scholarship support to students who are either majoring or minoring in Music Studies. First preference for this scholarship is that the student recipient be interested in a future career in the music industry. Student recipients must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)


Theatre Department

Hazel English Ferris '32 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Ferris '32, in memory of Agnes E. Futterer. Candidates for this scholarship must be theatre majors with junior or senior standing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all Theatre classes. Candidates must have made a significant contribution to the department in one or more of the following areas: class work, production, performance, design, technology, dramaturgy, research, and publicity. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Futterer-Gould Fund
The Futterer-Gould Fund was established by Harold Gould '47 in honor of and in memory of his teacher, Miss Agnes Futterer, the creator of the Theatre Program at UAlbany. The purpose of this endowment is to provide support to encourage the speaking skills that actors need in performing plays that contain the kind of heightened language encountered in the classical repertoire. (Managed by the Department of Music and Theatre)

Physics

C. Luther and Kathlyn C. Andrews Teaching Assistant(s) of the Year
Award in Physics

Established in memory of professor, and former Department of Physics Chair, Dr. C. Luther Andrews, who began his career at the New York State College for Teachers in 1931, and served as a professor and Chair of the Department of Physics from 1944 until his retirement in 1969, this award is made to recognize outstanding teaching assistants. (Managed by the Department of Physics)

Dr. Clinton Ray Carpenter Community College Physics Teacher Scholarship
Established by Dr. Clinton Ray Carpenter ’57, M.S. ’58, Ph.D. ’73, this scholarship provides support for graduate student(s) who are candidates for either a master’s degree or doctoral degree in Physics, and who intend to become a community college physics teacher. (Managed by the Department of Physics)

Dr. Clinton Ray Carpenter Community College Physics & Engineering Scholarship Fund
Generously established by Dr. Clinton Ray Carpenter, this fund will provide scholarship support for an undergraduate student who is majoring in Physics or Engineering (when established) and who has transferred to UAlbany from a community college’s Physics or Engineering program (first preference is Mohawk Valley Community College, then another community college within NYS.) Recipients must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Class of 1905 Bazzoni Fellowship
Established by Charles Bazzoni in his memory and that of his wife, Edith Vera Bazzoni, both of the Class of 1905. This fellowship is awarded for outstanding achievement in the natural sciences. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Tara Prasad Das Physics Endowment
Established to honor Professor Tara Prasad Das, this fund will provide support to a UAlbany’s Physics Department for a graduate student summer award. Student recipients shall be identified based on financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by the Department of Physics)

Virginia and Lori DeSorbo Scholarship for Physics
This scholarship, established by Lou DeSorbo and named in honor of his grandmother (Virginia) and wife (Lori), provides support to master’s or Ph.D. level students pursuing a degree through the Department of Physics. First preference for this scholarship is for recipients who hail from the Capital Region of New York State and demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Allen Dudley Jones Memorial Fund
Established in memory of Allen Dudley Jones, who received his degree in Physics from the University at Albany in 1967, this fund provides annual fellowship stipends to graduate students in the Department of Physics. (Managed by the Department of Physics)

Anne Rebecca Oliver Memorial Scholarship
Given in memory of Professor Anne Rebecca Oliver (Physics), this scholarship is awarded for outstanding achievement in the Department of Physics. (Managed by the Department of Physics)

Psychology

Edward B. Blanchard Fund
Established by Dr. Edward B. Blanchard and Dr. Christina G. Blanchard to provide scholarship and program support to UAlbany’s Clinical Psychology program. This fund provides scholarships to outstanding doctoral students admitted to doctoral candidacy in Clinical Psychology as well as to support colloquia in Clinical Psychology. (Managed by the Department of Psychology)

Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41 - Hillside House Scholarship
Established by Hillside House of Coeymans, Inc., in memory of Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41 by his daughter, Dr. Julia Filippone '92, '97, this fund provides scholarships for matriculated graduate students in the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences--Department of Psychology, and the School of Social Welfare.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Psychology - Graduate Student Support
This fund provides supports graduate students within the Department of Psychology. (Managed by the Department of Psychology)

Elizabeth M. Ginexi '92 Ph.D. Scholarship Fund
The Elizabeth Ginexi ’92, Ph.D. Scholarship Fund provides support to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, and who are pursuing majors or minors in either English or Psychology. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Lawrence and Marie Shore Life Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship
This fund was established by Lawrence and Marie Shore to enhance the educational mission
of the University at Albany through the provision of an annual graduate scholarship to a
student pursuing a degree within the Life Sciences: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Psychology or the Forensic Sciences. Recipients should demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by the Department of Psychology)

Sociology

Paul Meadows Memorial Fund
The Paul Meadows Memorial Fund provides awards to graduate students within the Department of Sociology.

Steven Napolitano Family Scholarship
Established by Steven Napolitano ’85, The Steven Napolitano Family Scholarship provides scholarship support for a graduate or undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Sociology within UAlbany’s College of Arts & Sciences. Preference is that the student recipient demonstrates financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Allen E. Liska Dissertation Award
The Liska Award commemorates the memory of Professor Allen Liska, who passed away in 1999, and is awarded each spring to support dissertation research for a Ph.D. student who has defended their dissertation proposal. The deadline for the submission of materials is announced during the spring semester. The winner is selected by the Graduate Committee and the award is presented at the Standing Lecture. (Managed by the Department of Sociology)

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Candace Groudine '98 Women's Studies Scholarship
The Candace J. Groudine, Ph.D. ’98 Women’s Studies Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate junior or rising senior student who is pursuing a degree within UAlbany’s Department of Women’s Studies. Recipients of this scholarship must demonstrate both academic excellence and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Women’s Studies Scholarship
Established to support the program and initiatives within the Women’s Studies department. (Managed by the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC)
Scholarships

Contact the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity for more information about these scholarships, except where otherwise indicated.

CEHC Scholarship Fund
The CEHC Scholarship Fund provides scholarship support for students within the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity. 

Jan A. Maas '94 Scholarship in Cybersecurity
Established by Jan A. Maas ’94, this fund provides support to students pursuing their degree within UAlbany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, concentrating in Cybersecurity. 

NYS Cyber Security Conference Scholarship
The NYS Cyber Security Conference Scholarship provides support to undergraduate and/or graduate students who are studying within UAlbany’s School of Business or College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity. Student recipients must demonstrate interest in cybersecurity and proven academic excellence. Financial need is not considered. (Managed by the School of Business)

H.W. Wilson Scholarship
The H.W. Wilson Scholarship provides support for students within the Department of Information Science. 

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Scholarships

William A. Bloom ’85, Women in Technology Scholarship
Established by William A. Bloom ’85, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who intends on pursuing a degree in The College of Computing and Information, with demonstrated financial need. Preference for this scholarship is for a female student, preferably from Queens or one of the five boroughs. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

CEAS Computer Scholarship Fund
This fund provides support for students within the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences to purchase required laptop. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

CEAS Computer Science Endowment
The CEAS Computer Science Endowment provides financial support for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ Department of Computer Science. This endowment may be used for general program support of the Department of Computer Science, research, colloquia or lectures, faculty or student travel, conferences, equipment or any other initiative that supports the mission of the department. (Managed by the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

Shirley Edsall Library Scholarship
Established by Shirley Edsall AB ’54, MSLS ’55, this scholarship will support students in Information Studies whose goals are to work directly with library users. (Managed by the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

Charles W. Lickel ’77 and Ray Lickel Diversity Endowment in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
The Charles W. Lickel ’77 and Ray Lickel Diversity Endowment in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides financial support for a UAlbany student(s) enrolled in the College of Computing and Information to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Annual Conference. The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is a conference series that brings the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. (Managed by the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

John & Anne Marie Murray M.A. '75, M.S. '98 Ph.D. '02 Community College Transfer Engineering Scholarship
The John and Ann Marie Murray M.A. ’75, M.S. ’98, Ph.D. ’02 Community College Transfer Engineering Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s) with financial need who is transferring from a community college and who is pursuing a degree in engineering through the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The recipient(s) should have earned an AS degree in a science from the community college. The Donor’s preference is that the recipient is female. Ideally, but not necessarily, the recipient(s) will be a working parent. (Managed by the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

Charles S. Ochab Information Studies Scholarship
Established through the Estate of Charles S. Ochab, this fund provides support for graduate students pursing degrees within the College of Computing and Information’s Department of Information studies. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

The Barbara Schaefer ’57 CEAS Endowment
Generously established through the estate of Barbara Schaefer ’57, this endowment will provide support for the initiatives and programs occurring in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (previously the College of Computing and Information.) (Managed by the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences)

Edna Wright Smith & Elbridge M. Smith Library Science Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Edna Wright Smith, ’35, MA, ’36, MSLS, ’76, the Smith Scholarship provides awards for students pursuing a Master’s Degree in Information Science in the Department of Information Studies on a full-time basis, studying to become school or public librarians, with demonstrated financial need and a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students at the University at Albany who intend on becoming a school librarian. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ronald Smith '67 CEAS Scholarship
Established by Ronald H. Smith ’67, this scholarship provides support for graduate or undergraduate students pursuing their degree within UAlbany’s College of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Student recipients shall be selected based on academic merit and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

The Honors College
Scholarships

Contact the UAlbany Financial Aid office for details on these scholarships.

Mary E. Whitney Eager Scholarship Fund
Generously established through the Trust of Mary W. Whitney Eager '48, this fund provides merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students who are enrolled in the University at Albany’s Honor College. 

James Peter Ioli ’73 and Debbie Wood Ioli ’74 Scholarship
Established by alumni James Peter Ioli ’73 and Debbie Wood Ioli ’74, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student enrolled in the Honors College, who is from Upstate NY or Long Island, and who demonstrates both academic achievement and financial need. 

Irving Harold Losee Scholarship Fund
This generous fund, established through the Estate of Irving Harold Losee '38, provides merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students who are enrolled in the University at Albany’s Honor College. 

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Scholarships

Distinguished Service Professor David F. Andersen Scholarship
Established by the colleagues, alumni and friends of Distinguished Service Professor of Public Administration and Information Science David F. Andersen, this fund provides scholarship support to Rockefeller College graduate students interested in strategic thinking, modeling, and simulation in support of policy analysis, informatics and group decision support. Recipients of this scholarship shall be selected based on academic excellence and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Louis P. and Dolores M. Augostini Fellowship
Lovingly established by Christopher Augostini ’87, MPP ’89 and Maria Augostini in honor of Christopher’s parents, Louis and Dolores, the Augostini Fellowship will provide support to Rockefeller College’s accomplished Ph.D. applicants who demonstrate outstanding merit. The donors’ intent is that this fellowship will also help maintain the high profile of the already distinguished Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Anna Boochever deBeer Scholarship
An alumna of the Class of 1912, Ms. deBeer dedicated her life to the improvement of life for others. She was truly involved with society and always showed a strong dedication to her alma mater. The purpose of this fund is to provide annual scholarship or research awards to graduate students in the fields of Public Affairs, Criminal Justice, Social Welfare or other areas of human relations. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ralph H. & Dora Baker Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. Ralph H. Baker, Class of 1933 to provide scholarship support to full-time undergraduate students with a declared major in Political Science within UAlbany’s Rockefeller College. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Mary & Peter Brusoe Washington Semester Fund
This Fund was established by Peter W. Brusoe, Ph.D. ’03, ’04 in honor of his parents, Mary and Peter J. Brusoe, to provide annual scholarships and/or awards to UAlbany students who are participating in Rockefeller College’s Washington Semester Program. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Buchly Semester in Washington Fund
This fund provides support for UAlbany students who are participating in Rockefeller College’s Semester in Washington program. This fund may be utilized as either a scholarship or awarded directly to students in the form of a prize or award. Selection of student is based on academic merit.

Steven D. Gold Graduate Research Assistantship
The Gold Research Assistantship was established by the Annie E. Casey Foundation to support graduate research assistantships for minority scholars pursuing academic programs in Public Affairs or Public Policy in the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. A special focus of these research assistantships will be to address issues in state and local government. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

John Giarrusso '87, '89 MPA Endowed Scholarship
The John Giarrusso ’87, ’89 MPA Endowed Scholarship provides support to a graduate student pursuing a degree through The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany. Recipient selection is based on academic achievement and/or financial need. The Donor’s preference is that the recipient is a first- generation college student. This endowment was established by UAS in honor of the retirement of John Giarrusso ’87, ’89 MPA, a 21 year employee of the University at Albany. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Walter Goldstein Graduate Scholarship
Established by Jonathan Doh, MA ’86, Ph.D., this scholarship provides support to graduate students at the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ricardo & Evelyn Gonzalez Family Scholarship
Established by Ricardo S. Gonzalez ’75, MPA ’77 and Evelyn G. Gonzalez, this scholarship provides support for graduate students within Rockefeller College who represent next generation leaders in federal government. Preference for this scholarship is that the student recipients demonstrate financial need as well as an interest in working for the federal government, domestically or internationally. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Anne Gustin Rockefeller College Scholarship for Women in Law or Government
Established by Patricia Salkin '85, Esq., this fund helps support a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in attendance and in good academic standing, who is preparing for a career in government or law. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Joseph and Helen Heikoff Endowment
Established through the generosity of Dr. Joseph and his wife, Helen, M.A. ’78, this fund provides scholarship support for students within the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs who have financial need. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Robert S. Herman Rockefeller College Fund
Established by Dr. Robert S. Herman, a former professor at the University at Albany, this fund was created to support a graduate student with demonstrated financial need, who is enrolled in full-time study at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Luks Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Jeffrey ’91, ’01 and Shelley Luks, this scholarship provides support to a UAlbany student pursuing a degree within the School of Business, preference will be given to a student studying Accounting or at Rockefeller College. Recipient should demonstrate Financial Need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Jennifer Manner, ’86, J.D. and Eric Glasgow, Ph.D. Family Scholarship
The Jennifer Manner ’86, J.D. and Eric Glasgow, Ph.D. Family Scholarship endowment will be established to recognize academic excellence and support undergraduate students in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. Through the establishment of this endowment, the Donors wish to honor the life and contributions of Maurice Manner, and also would like to recognize the significant impact that Professors Erik Hoffman and Bruce Miroff made in the lives of students during their time at Rockefeller College. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Professor Michael J. Malbin Washington Semester Fund
The Professor Michael J. Malbin Washington Semester Scholarship will provide support for University at Albany students who wish to participate in Rockefeller College’s Washington Semester Program.  This fund may be utilized as either a scholarship (whereas funds are applied directly to a student’s account) or awarded directly to students in the form of a prize or an award.  Selection of recipients is to be based on financial need and/or academic merit. If recipient selection is based on financial need, financial need must be certified by the Office of Financial Aid and funds applied directly to recipient’s account. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Mendie Award for Academic Development
The Mendie Award for Academic Development provides financial support for an international student who participates in the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society and with a strong preference to a recipient who is of African descent. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

NYS Governor Mario Cuomo Scholarship for Public Policy
Established in memory of New York State Governor Mario M. Cuomo, this scholarship provides support for UAlbany’s Rockefeller College undergraduate students who are studying Public Policy (Political Science or Public Administration) who demonstrate financial need. Student recipients must exemplify Governor Cuomo’s commitment to public service and community citizenship. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Jean Ellis Poletti Memorial Internship
Established in honor of Jean Ellis Poletti, who saw the need to attract young people of excellence to public service, this internship is awarded to a student of the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy to work within a State agency. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Rockefeller College Advisory Board Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by Mr. Michael Lampert '73 to provide scholarship support for students pursing degrees at UAlbany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. Recipients may be selected based on financial need or academic merit. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Rockefeller College General Scholarship Fund
Established by Bart E. Baum ’90 MBA and Dr. Emma J. Laskin, this fund provides scholarship support to either graduate or undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree within the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. Recipients should demonstrate academic excellence and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Rockefeller College Public Administration Student Association (PASA) Scholarship
This scholarship provides support to an incoming MPA Student. Recipient should demonstrate good moral character, social responsibility, leadership abilities to create positive change, as well as an interest in pursuing a management career in the public or non-profit sector. The Public Administration Student Association (PASA) at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy is a student organization organized to provide information, opportunities and support for Public Administration Students. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Rockefeller College Diversity in Public Service Scholarship
Established by the members of the Rockefeller College Dean’s Advisory Board, this scholarship provides support for continuing efforts to attract a diverse group of students to Rockefeller College and address the needs of students confronting significant financial challenges. Preference will be given to first generation, undergraduate students who are underrepresented in Rockefeller College’s programs. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy Scholarship
Established by Vincent Abramo ’67, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany. Recipients should demonstrate both financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Arthur and Maria Kelly Smith Endowment
This endowment was established by Mr. Smith and Mrs. Kelly Smith, B.S. ’38, M.S. ’50. Maria was an early scholar who devoted her career to education and citizen action, and Arthur survived air combat in the Pacific to become a successful commercial pilot. Together, they funded an endowment to support the study and advancement of responsive State government, through a public interest internship program for graduate students of the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Dean Frank J. Thompson Scholarship
Established by friends and colleagues of Dean Frank Thompson, this fund provides financial assistance for a graduate student(s) who has been accepted and/or enrolled into the graduate degree program in Public Administration and Policy in the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.  First preference shall be given to a student who demonstrates both financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Michael D. Tobman '95 International Learning Endowed Award
Established by Michael D. Tobman ’95, this award allows Rockefeller College graduate students to deepen their understanding of global affairs through an International Learning experience. This fund also provides financial support for a student’s travel and living expenses during their participation in an experiential learning placement at an international or non-governmental organization working abroad. (Managed by Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy)

Rousseau Warner Family Scholarship Fund
Established by Dean David Rousseau and Professor Lynn Warner, this fund provides scholarship support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) pursuing a degree at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. Recipients may be selected based on financial need and/or merit. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Lewis S. Wiener ’84 Scholarship
Established by Lewis S. Wiener ’84, this scholarship provides scholarship support for undergraduate students pursuing a degree at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy. Recipients of this scholarship should demonstrate both financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

School of Business
Scholarships

AAACA Scholarship
Established by Harold Cramer ’73, in honor of his five grandchildren, this fund provides scholarship support to community college transfer students studying within UAlbany’s School of Business who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Guy Alonge '85 Scholarship
The Guy Alonge ’85 Scholarship provides support for students who demonstrate financial need and who are pursuing a degree in the School of Business. It is the Donor’s preference that the recipient(s) is a member of an underrepresented group. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Rose C. Anacreonte Endowed Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Nicholas Anacreonte ’92 in honor of his grandmother, Rose Anacreonte. The Anacreonte Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business. (Managed by the School of Business)

Martha Bealler Altman Scholarship
Established by Nolan T. Altman, Class of 1977, in memory of his mother, this scholarship provides support to full-time under­graduate students who are pursuing a degree in Business. (Managed by the School of Business)

Dean C. Backer '88 Scholarship
Established by Dean C. Backer '88, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate at UAlbany who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business. The recipient should be a "rising senior" (i.e. a junior going into his/her senior year) who is pursuing his/her degree in the financial analyst program—or—who is a student pursuing a degree with a combined concentration in finance (i.e. Finance/ITM, Finance/Marketing, Finance/Management.) The recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Jeff & LeeAnn Black Endowed Scholarship
Generously established by Jeffrey H. Black ’76 and LeeAnn Black, this scholarship provides support to an undergraduate freshman student with financial need who has been admitted into UAlbany’s School of Business direct admit program. This scholarship is renewable for 4 years (8 semesters) if the student recipient remains in the School of Business program and maintains a 3.0 of higher GPA in his/her major. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Borys Family Scholarship Endowment
Established by Michael ’78, ’79 and Barbara (Bakal) ’78 Borys to provide scholarship support to a student pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Recipient must demonstrate both financial need and academic excellence. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

William Bott '01 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Stephen M. Stabile ’01 in memory of his classmate and friend William Bott ’01, this scholarship provides support for students pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Student recipients must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Doctor Donald Bourque Memorial Scholarship
The Doctor Donald Bourque Memorial Scholarship provides financial support for graduate students pursuing an MBA through UAlbany's School of Business. Recipients are selected based on financial need and/or academic achievement. Dean Donald Bourque first joined the University at Albany as associate dean and professor of accounting in 1972, and then served as dean of the School of Business starting in July 1994 through 1999. The University at Albany is honored to award this memorial scholarship, in his name, for years to come. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Donald Boyce III Business & Financial Market Regulation Scholarship
The Donald E. Boyce III, ’06, ’08 Business and Financial Market Regulation Scholarship will provide scholarship support for UAlbany students within the School of Business who demonstrate academic excellence and service to the School of Business, University community and/or the community at large. Preference will be given to a student majoring in Financial Market Regulation at the UAlbany’s School of Business. (Managed by the School of Business)

Harold Cannon Memorial Fund
This fund provides an annual scholarship to full-time matriculated graduate student(s) in the Department of Accounting, enrolled in the MS-A. program. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Benji Cheung'96 Scholarship
The Benji Cheung ’96 Scholarship provides support for students, preferably who are underrepresented, and who are pursuing a degree in the School of Business and who demonstrate academic excellence. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation) ITM and CEAS Scholarship
This scholarship was established by CSC to provide financial support for an undergraduate student within the School of Business pursuing a degree in ITM and an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Preference is given to students who are US Citizens and who have at least a 3.4 GPA. This scholarship is not renewable. (Managed by the School of Business)

Coupa Advantage Scholarship
The Coupa Advantage Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate junior student pursuing his/her degree within the School of Business, with a concentration in Information Systems and Business Analytics (ISBA) or ISBA combined. Student recipients must demonstrate financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Milton & Mary M. Danko Golden Rule Award
Established by William D. Danko, Ph.D. in memory of his parents, this award is given to a student who has demonstrated a pattern of giving to others her/his most precious resource: time. A matching grant is made to the recipient’s charity of choice. (Managed by the School of Business)

Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Fund
This scholarship provides scholarship support for students within UAlbany’s School of Business. (Managed by the School of Business)

Maria Dempsey '87 SOB Scholarship
Established by Maria Dempsey ’87, this scholarship provides support for a student studying within the University at Albany’s School of Business. Preference for this scholarship will be given to a student interested in international business. 

Elda DiRe '83 Curriculum Innovation Fund
The Elda DiRe ’83 Curriculum Innovation Fund provides support for the School of Business’ Department of Accounting and Law to add increased IT into the accounting classes offered. (Managed by the School of Business)

Direct Admit Scholarship at the School of Business
The Direct Admit Scholarship at the School of Business provides support to direct-admit freshman students at UAlbany’s School of Business. The School of Business is grateful for Patricia Caldwell ’75 for her leadership and generously providing the seed-money to establish this critical and new endowed scholarship fund. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Priscilla '46 Ewing Scholarship
Established by the estate of Priscilla Ewing ’46, this fund provides scholarship support to undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need, and who are pursuing a degree within the School of Business. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Hazel English Ferris ’32 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Ferris in memory of Professor George Morill York, this scholarship is made to a junior majoring in a degree program in the School of Business. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

First Niagara Mentoring Scholarship
Established by First Niagara, this fund provides a scholarship for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in the School of Business with a minimum GPA of 3.25, who has demonstrated financial need and mentoring skills through tutoring fellow students, or volunteered in community organizations that require mentoring or advisement skills. Preference for this scholarship is given to students from Western New York, Central New York, or the Capital District. (Managed by the School of Business)

Alumni of Dr. Ronald Forbes Scholarship
Established in honor of Professor Ronald W. Forbes by alumni, family and friends, this scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time junior student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Finance or Financial analysis in the University at Albany School of Business. Scholarship recipients are selected based on financial need, leadership roles, community service, and academic performance. (Managed by the School of Business)

William Fuchs '76 Memorial Scholarship
Lovingly established by James & Adrienne Hourihan in memory of William Fuchs ’76, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students majoring in accounting at UAlbany’s School of Business. The recipient must demonstrate both financial need and academic excellence. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Jean F. Glickstein Endowed Scholarship
Established by Stacy Bash-Polley ’89 this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s), pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany, with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. It is the donor’s preference the recipient(s) is pursuing a concentration in Finance, Accounting or ITM and is female. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Sanjay Goel Information Assurance Scholarship Fund
Established by Professor Sanjay Goel and Jonathan’70 and Agatha Pon, this scholarship provides support for a student who is pursuing his/her degree at the University at Albany and who is working in collaboration with a School of Business faculty member. The recipient selection is based on merit, and is awarded to a student who demonstrates aptitude for research and high academic achievement. (Managed by the School of Business)

Greissman Family Scholarship
Established by Allan M. Greissman, M.D. ’83, this scholarship provides scholarship support for students pursuing a degree within UAlbany’s School of Business. Student recipient shall demonstrate academic excellence and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Mary Brewer Haggerty '82 Scholarship
Established by Mary Haggerty ’82, this scholarship provides support for a School of Business direct-admit freshman student who demonstrates financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Henny Family Scholarship
Established by Marinus N. Henny ’74 and Michelle Gaspard ’73, this fund provides a scholarship for student(s) enrolled in the School of Business at the University at Albany with demonstrated financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Holzer Family Scholarship
The Holzer Family Scholarship provides scholarship support to a full time UAlbany student who demonstrates financial need and is studying within the School of Business. This scholarship may be renewed as long as the student recipient remains a full time UAlbany student and continues to demonstrate financial need. The Donors' preference is that the student recipient is an Accounting major. (Managed by the School of Business)

Horan Family Scholarship
The Justin S. Horan ’05 Scholarship provides support to students who are studying within UAlbany’s School of Business’ Accounting Department. Student recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence. This scholarship may be renewed as long as the student remains in good academic standing and continues to demonstrate financial need.

Howell Family Scholarship
Established by Eric R. Howell ’92 and Amy K. Howell ’92, this scholarship provides support for a student studying within UAlbany’s School of Business and who demonstrates academic excellence. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

IHRIM / Edward S. Goldmacher Award
Established in honor of Edward S. Goldmacher, who was instrumental in establishing the field of human resources information systems, this fund provides annual awards to student and faculty members to support scholarship and research in the field of HRIM. (Managed by the School of Business)

Innovation & Commercialization Fund
Generously established by Patricia A. Caldwell ’75 MBA, this fund provides support for School of Business faculty and student research when commercial application of the research will be explored. This fund is designed to enhance the educational experiences for our students, and support the exploration of new concepts and research that are at an early state: therefore not ready for forming a competitive proposal for submission to a fund agency. Expenditures may include, but are not limited to, infrastructure and equipment; faculty and graduate student stipend and educational support; post-doctoral salary and benefits; and undergraduate stipends.
(Managed by the School of Business)

Stacy Kanter '79 & Eric Kornblau Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship
Generously established by Stacy Kanter and Eric Kornblau, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates both financial need and academic achievement. The Donor’s first preference is that the scholarship is awarded to a first-generation undergraduate demonstrating academic achievement. The Donor’s second preference is for this scholarship to be awarded to an undergraduate pursuing a degree within the School of Business, but the Donor wishes to provide the flexibility to award the scholarship to undergraduates pursuing any degree within the University. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Howard Kaplan ’82 & Randi Schuster Kaplan ’82 Scholarship
Established by Howard Kaplan ’82 and his wife Randi Schuster Kaplan ’82, the Kaplan Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in Financial Market Regulation. The recipient(s) should demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Amy M. Knapp '97 Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Amy M. Knapp ’97, this scholarship provides financial support for freshman students from upstate New York who are pursuing their degree in the School of Business and who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Roanne Kulakoff ’81 School of Business Scholarship Fund
Established by Ms. Roanne Kulakoff ’81, this scholarship provides support for a full-time undergraduate student(s) in the School of Business who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Scott Kunen Accounting Scholarship Fund
The Scott Kunen Accounting Scholarship was established by Lora and Bernard Kunen, along with their son Richard Kunen, in memory of their son and brother Scott Kunen. The Kunen Scholarship provides support for a rising senior accounting major, pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. The recipient(s) must demonstrate: academic achievement based upon their GPA in their accounting major, a passion for accounting, and financial need. If a qualified rising senior cannot be identified, this fund may be used to support a rising junior who meets the requirements. It is the donors’ preference the recipient(s) is from Long Island. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Anne and Thomas Lavan Scholarship
Established by Maryanne Lavan ’81, the Lavan Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in the School of Business with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

John S. Levato Scholarship
Generously established in memory of Assistant Dean John S. Levato, this scholarship provides support for a student pursing a degree within The University at Albany’s School of Business who demonstrates academic achievement and service to the School of Business, University community and/or the community at large. (Managed by the School of Business)

Lazar Family Scholarship
Established by Robert W. 77 and Shirley A. Lazar, this scholarship provides financial support to a student pursuing a degree within the School of Business who demonstrates academic achievement. First preference is given to a recipient who is a part-time student in accounting who works full-time in banking. If a student cannot be identified using the first preference criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to a School of Business student studying accounting. (Managed by the School of Business)

Jahn Levin'89 Family Scholarship
Generously established by Jahn Levin ’89, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who are studying within UAlbany’s School of Business. The Donor’s first preference is that the student recipient be pursuing a degree with a co-concentration in entrepreneurship and hail from either Nassau or Suffolk County in New York State. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ellen Fine Levine ’78 Scholarship
Established by Ms. Ellen Fine Levine, this fund provides scholarship support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is an Accounting major within the School of Business. The recipient shall demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Luks Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Jeffrey ’91, ’01 and Shelley Luks, this scholarship provides support to a UAlbany student pursuing a degree within the School of Business, preference will be given to a student studying Accounting or Rockefeller College who demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Alan '85 & Jessica Mantel Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Alan Mantel ’85 and Jessica Mantel to provide annual scholarship support to a student studying within UAlbany’s School of Business. Preference will be given to a student pursing a Financial Analyst degree, or if one cannot be identified to a student who is pursuing a Finance degree within the School of Business. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Massry Family Endowments
In December 2014, the Massry Family generously contributed $5.25 million to the School of Business. The University will use this transformative gift to ensure that its School of Business building, named the Massry Center for Business in September 2015, remains a state-of-the-art resource for teaching, learning and research. The Massry gift will also fund speakers, conferences, and visiting faculty to enrich the academic experience for School of Business students. And, the Massry Community Fellows Program will provide support for students from across the University to pursue internships with local non-profits, where funding for student internships is not normally available. The program’s goal is to strengthen community service, a hallmark of the Massry family, and public engagement, a core priority of the University. (Managed by the School of Business)

Margaret Yager Middleton ’29 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Middleton, Class of 1929, to recognize and promote outstanding academic achievement by newly admitted undergraduate students in the School of Business. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ernest and Florence Bensinger Milano ’36 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Milano, Class of 1936, in memory of her husband, Ernest Milano,
Class of 1936, this scholarship is awarded to outstanding students enrolled in the
School of Business. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Lakshmi Mohan Endowed Scholarship
The Professor Lakshmi Mohan Endowed Scholarship was established by Mr. Anthony McCarthy ’84, in honor of ITM Professor Lakshmi Mohan. The Mohan Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business, with a concentration in Information Technology Management. The recipient shall demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Albert C. Mossin School of Business Endowment
This endowment was established by a bequest from Dr. Albert C. Mossin, a former professor and dean at the University at Albany who was instrumental in the formation of the School of Businessin the 1960s. The endowment supports scholarships and graduate assistants within the School of Business. (Managed by the School of Business)

Michael B. and Lori M. Nash ’83 Endowed Scholarship
Established by Michael B. ’83 and Lori M. ’83 Nash to provide scholarship support to a UAlbany student pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Recipient must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Daniel Olden, Jr. '96 Scholarship
Established by Daniel Olden, Jr. ’96, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in the School of Business who demonstrates financial need. The Donor’s first preference is that the recipient is a first-generation college student. If a first-generation student cannot be identified, this scholarship may be awarded to any undergraduate pursuing a degree in the School of Business who demonstrates financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Pay it Forward Scholarship
Established by Samuel Star ’81, The Pay It Forward Scholarship provides scholarship support for a direct admit freshman student(s) studying within UAlbany’s School of Business. Student recipients must demonstrate a commitment to helping humankind by participating in community service or another similarly noble endeavor. It is the Donor’s hope that student recipients acknowledge the spirit of this scholarship by continuing to “pay it forward” to others who may be less fortunate, and by remaining committed to making the world a better place throughout their time at UAlbany and beyond. (Managed by the School of Business)

Harold & Barbara Pazer Endowed Fund
Generously established through the estate of Professor Harold Pazer and his family, and named in memory of Professor Pazer and his wife, Barbara '71, this fund will provide book scholarships for School of Business students who demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Professor Enrico Petri Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Professor Enrico Petri, former professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting. This scholarship provides support for graduate student(s) who have been accepted and/or enrolled into a master’s degree program in Taxation in the School of Business. Selection is based on demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Reva & Thomas Morgan Pettersen Mother & Son Teaching Scholarship
The Reva and Thomas Morgan Pettersen Mother and Son Teaching Scholarship provides scholarship support to incoming graduate students UAlbany's School of Education. Student recipients must be pursuing their graduate degree with the intention of becoming a teacher after graduation. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Shirley S. Philips '67, '70 Scholarship
The Shirley S. Phillips ’67, ’70 Scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree through the School of Business and who demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Samuels Family Achievement Scholarship
The Samuels Family Achievement Scholarship, established by Steven M. Samuels ’85 and Judy A. Samuels ’86, provides scholarship support for UAlbany students within the School of Business who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and service to the School of Business, University community and/or the community at large. (Managed by the School of Business)

Saratoga, Warren, Washington County Scholarship
Established by Mr. George W. Walker ’70 and Mrs. Lucienne Walker, The Saratoga, Warren, Washington County Scholarship shall provide support for a student(s) pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. The recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.  First preference for this scholarship will be given to residents of Saratoga, Warren, or Washington County. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Scalise Roller Family Endowed Scholarship
Generously established by long time UAlbany staff members, William J. Roller ’80, ’82 and Terri Scalise Roller, M.S.Ed., this scholarship provides critical support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates extreme financial need, and who has no demonstrated parental financial support. The Donors’ first preference is that this scholarship is awarded to a student who is considered an orphan and/or who has come through the foster care system. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

School of Business Dean’s Fund in Support of Undergraduate Excellence
Established by Christopher Montclare ’93 and ’94, this fund provides support for an undergraduate student(s) pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. The recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Dick ’69 and Estelle Schecter ’70 Scholarship
The Schecter Scholarship was established in 2010 by Matthew S Emrich’00 and Felicia Schecter-Emrich in memory of Felicia's parents, Richard Schecter ’69 and Estelle Schecter. This scholarship provides support for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student(s), pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany, with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. It is the donor’s preference that the recipient(s) is pursuing a degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.25. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Dorothy Mitchell Selleck Scholarship
Established by Daniel M. Selleck ’71, this scholarship provides support to student(s) enrolled in the School of Business with demonstrated financial need. First preference for this scholarship will be given to students transferring to UAlbany from a community college who have military experience. It is the donor’s second preference that should no candidate with military experience be identified, the scholarship would then be given to a student transferring to UAlbany from a community college. In the event no qualified candidates from a community college are identified, other qualified recipients may be selected at the discretion of the fund manager. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Premal and Paule Shah Endowed Scholarship
The purpose of this fund, which has been established through the generosity of Premal '71, '72 and Paule Shah, is to provide support for an international graduate student, preferably from India, who is pursuing a graduate degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. If a student fitting this preference cannot be identified, this fund may be used to support any international student pursuing a graduate degree in the School of Business. The recipient of this fund should demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by the School of Business)

Professor William F. Sheehan Scholarship
The Professor William F. Sheehan Scholarship provides scholarship support to a rising sophomore, junior or senior Business student who graduated from the World of Business LLC and who volunteers for the World of Business. (Managed by the School of Business)

Eric R. Solomon Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Eric R. Solomon Memorial Scholarship provides support to UAlbany students who are studying within UAlbany’s School of Business and demonstrate financial need. This fund has been established by Gene and Ruth Solomon in loving memory of their son, Eric. Eric was a proud graduate of UAlbany’s School of Business in 2009. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Solotar Family Scholarship in the School of Business
Established by Gavin ’86 and Joan ’86 Solotar to provide scholarship support to a
UAlbany student who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business. Recipient
must demonstrate both academic achievement and financial aid. First preference is
that the recipient is female. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Mark B. Taylor Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Mark B. Taylor, Class of 1984, this fund is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in accounting within the School of Business. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Towers Perrin Research & Development Fund
This fund was established by Towers Perrin to provide annual awards to faculty and students in support of their research in the areas of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and Human Resource Management (HRM). This fund will also support the Towers Perrin Student Award. This annual award will be given to an outstanding School of Business HRIS student. (Managed by the School of Business)

Wann Family Foundation Scholarship
Established by Robert Wann, Jr. ’04 and The Wann Family Foundation, this scholarship benefits students pursuing degrees in either the School of Business or East Asian Studies Program. For the School of Business, the recipient(s) must have at least a 3.5 GPA and be pursuing a degree in the School of Business, with a preference toward a concentration in Finance/Marketing with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is made to either a junior or senior School of Business student. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Esther Weilheimer Scholarship
Established by Michael Weilheimer ’83 and Janis R. Weilheimer ’84, this scholarship
provides support for undergraduate student(s) enrolled in the School of Business at the University at Albany who have exhibited a passion for excellence in learning and
demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Weiss Family Scholarship
Generously established by Michael ’88 and Marci ’89 Weiss, the Weiss Family Endowed Scholarship provides financial support for a UAlbany School of Business direct admit freshman student(s) who demonstrates financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Kimberly A. Welsh '89 SOB Scholarship
Generously established by Kimberly A. Welsh ’89, this scholarship provides support to graduate students pursuing their degree in the School of Business. Student recipients must demonstrate financial need and/or academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Warren A. Winslow '73 & Amy P. Fey '00 Endowed Scholarship
Established by Warren A. Winslow and Amy P. Fey to provide annual scholarship support to a UAlbany student-athlete who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business and who demonstrates high levels of academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Zelin Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Steven M. Zelin ’84, this fund provides scholarship support for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student(s) who demonstrates both academic achievement and financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Martin G. and Juliette K. Zivic Scholarship Fund
Established by Martin and Juliette Zivic '72, this scholarship provides support for a full time undergraduate student who demonstrates both academic achievement and extreme financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

School of Criminal Justice
Scholarships

Contact the School of Criminal Justice for information on these scholarships, except where indicated.

Abrams & Garfinkel Pre-Law Scholarship
This scholarship provides support to a rising sophomore, junior or senior student who is interested in pursuing a career in the law profession or attending law school. Student recipients shall demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is non-renewable. The Abrams and Garfinkel Pre-Law Scholarship has been created by alumni Bill Abrams ’86, Cindy Abrams ’86, Neil Garfinkel ’86 and Shari Garfinkel ’86. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Bruce L. Davis '73, '75 Fellowship
The Bruce L. Davis ’73, ’75 Fellowship provides scholarship-level support for a PhD student enrolled at the University at Albany’s School of Criminal Justice. The selection of this recipient shall be based on academic merit and excellence. The student recipient does not need to demonstrate financial need, as defined by the University at Albany.  This fellowship may be renewed (up to 3 years) as long as the recipient remains matriculated in the PhD program at the School of Criminal Justice and demonstrates academic excellence. This fund has been established to ensure that the University at Albany School of Criminal continues to attract, enroll and retain the most promising PhD students while preparing those students to make a difference in the study of crime, criminal behavior and society’s response to crime. 

Steven DeBraccio '10 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Established by Steven V. DeBraccio ’10, this fund provides a teaching award to a gradate or PhD student teaching a course within the School of Criminal Justice. The recipient will be selected on student course evaluation and overall teaching ability. The recipient must have taught a minimum of 3 courses as a TA or 2 courses as a main instructor to be eligible.

Michael J. Lynch & Elizabeth Cass Endowed Award
Established by Elizabeth S. Cass, PhD ’85, ’91 and Michael J. Lynch, PhD ’83, ’88, this award provides travel support for current PhD student or applicants to the School of Criminal Justice who demonstrate academic achievement. This Fund may be used to supplement fellowships or graduate assistantships as a means of recruiting students or to support current PhD student’s travel. Such travel shall be for the purpose of presenting research at academic conferences or collecting data for research projects. 

Lt. John Finn Scholarship
Created in the memory of Lt. John Finn of the Albany Police Department, the Finn Scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in, or about to enroll in, a graduate program related to Criminal Justice at the University at Albany. Scholarship recipients will have demonstrated (a) a record of academic excellence; (b) an interest in applying social science methods to developing and evaluating solutions to crime and other public safety problems; and (c) an interest in working for or in collaboration with law enforcement agencies. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Richard Gentilcore '66 Criminal Justice Scholarship
Established by Richard C. Gentilcore ’66, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate or graduate students pursuing their degree through the School of Criminal Justice. Student recipient selection may be based on financial need and/or academic merit. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Michael J. Hindelang Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in honor of Professor Michael J. Hindelang, a member of the School of Criminal Justice faculty from 1970 until his death in 1982. During his brilliant career as a researcher and teacher, he pioneered new areas of criminological research, advanced theoretical and methodological frontiers, and helped educate a generation of students who shared his zeal and enthusiasm for criminal justice research. This scholarship is established to continue his tradition of excellence by providing financial support for outstanding new doctoral students. 

J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship
Generously established by the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students in UAlbany’s School of Criminal Justice. Student recipients must be a rising junior or senior, maintain at least a 3.3 GPA, be in good academic standing and show leadership qualities. Student recipients must also demonstrate financial need. 

Larivee Family Scholarship in Criminal Justice
Established by John J. Larivee ’74, this scholarship provides support to graduate students pursuing a degree within UAlbany’s School of Criminal Justice.

Eliot H. Lumbard Award for Academic Excellence
This award was established in honor of Eliot H. Lumbard, who was instrumental in proposing the idea of the School of Criminal Justice to Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller in the early 1960s, and in shaping the objectives and format of the academic program. The Lumbard Award is given to the graduate student with the most outstanding record of academic excellence. Both master’s degree and doctoral degree students are eligible. 

Robert A. Martin, Jr. Fellowship in Criminal Justice
Established by Robert A. Martin, Sr., to memorialize his son Robert A. Martin, Jr.’s personal and professional dedication to the field of Criminal Justice, this fellowship provides support for doctoral students enrolled in the School of Criminal Justice who demonstrate strong academic performance and commitment to their specialized field of study. 

Donald J. Newman Prize
This prize is awarded to a graduating senior in Criminal Justice who, in the judgment of the faculty, reflects the highest ideals of undergraduate scholarship in a manner befitting the memory of the late Professor Donald J. Newman. 

Graeme Newman Award for Entrepreneurial Criminal Justice
Established by Bruce L. Davis ’73, ’75, in honor of Professor Graeme Newman, this fund will provide an award to the student who submits the best business plan for an innovative criminal justice product or service. This award may be administered as part of the Blackstone LaunchPad initiative at UAlbany, in which undergraduate students are mentored and encouraged to develop innovative ideas that culminate in the presentation of their business plan at an annual competition.

Larry J. Siegel, M.A. '70, Ph.D. '74 Fellowship
Established by Larry J. Siegel, M.A. ’70, PhD ’74 and Terry Libby of the Darald and Julie Libby Foundation, this fund provides support for a PhD student enrolled in the University at Albany’s School of Criminal Justice. The selection of the recipient(s) is based on academic merit and excellence. The fellowship may be renewed up to three years. This fellowship was established to ensure that UAlbany’s School of Criminal Justice continues to attract, enroll and retain promising doctoral students while preparing those students to make a difference in the study of crime, criminal behavior and society’s response to crime. 

Peter Stevens '83 Fellowship in the School of Criminal Justice
Generously established by Mr. Peter N. Stevens ’83, this fund provides support for the School of Criminal Justice to attract, enroll and retain talented, passionate and academically accomplished PhD Candidates/students. This fellowship maybe renewed up to three years as long as the recipient remains matriculated in the PhD program at the School of Criminal Justice and demonstrates academic excellence and commitment to their field. This gift was made in honor of the School of Criminal Justice’s 50th anniversary at UAlbany. 

School of Education
Scholarships

Piyush & Sudha Agrawal Endowed Educational Scholarship
Established by Piyush Agrawal ’72, Ed.S. ’78, Ed.D. ’79 to provide scholarship support for a UAlbany student(s) who is pursuing a degree within the School of Education. Recipients should demonstrate academic achievement, with preference given to students with financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy
This award has been established by Judith A. Langer, Ph.D., along with family, friends and colleagues in loving memory of Professor Arthur Applebee. In conjunction with a national literacy association, this endowment will provide an annual award to a national scholar in the area of literacy research. The award will be presented at the national association’s annual conference each year. (Managed by the School of Education)

Bangert-Drowns Endowment for Diversity in Teaching & Educational Leadership
The Bangert-Drowns Endowment for Diversity in Teaching & Educational Leadership provides scholarship support to graduate students within UAlbany’s School of Education. The Donors’ first preference is that the recipient is an African-American student in a master’s degree program and pursuing a career in P-12 teaching. We are grateful to SOE Dean Emeritus Robert Bangert-Drowns and Diana Bangert-Drowns for their generous support.

Anna Maria Bonaventura Memorial Scholarship
Established in the memory of Anna Maria Bonaventura ’74, ’78, ’87 by her family, this scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the School of Education with demonstrated interest in teaching English as a second language. (Managed by the School of Education)

Arvid J. Burke Scholarship
Established in honor of Dr. Arvid J. Burke, Professor of Educational Administration from 1960-1971, to provide scholarship support for graduate students within UAlbany’s School of Education. Preference will be given to a candidate within the field of Educational Administration or any of the advanced degree programs within the School of Education. (Managed by the School of Education)

Beta Zeta Scholarship
The Beta Zeta Scholarship, established through the generosity of the sisters of Beta Zeta, is awarded to a student accepted to, or enrolled in, a School of Education program who plans to pursue a career in teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Malcolm E. Blum Endowment
Established by Malcolm E. Blum, Class of 1954, the Blum Endowment was created to support students enrolled in full-time study in a School of Education program that leads to initial, permanent, or professional certification in teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Mary M. Briggs Scholarship
Established by Mary M. Briggs '83 MA, the Briggs Scholarship was created to support a University at Albany graduate accepted to and enrolled in the School of Education, who demonstrates financial need and who intends to pursue a career in teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Anna Carey '82 Scholarship
The Anna Carey ’82 Scholarship provides support to graduate students within UAlbany’s School of Education. First preference of this scholarship is that it is awarded to a student pursuing his/her master’s degree in Higher Education Administration. (Managed by the School of Education)

Elizabeth Christen Scholarship
Awarded to a student in a literacy program who has a special interest in adult literacy. (Managed by the School of Education)

Mary Jane Chilton '41 Memorial Scholarship
Lovingly established by LTC Robert Chilton, Jr., this scholarship provides support for a student from New York State who demonstrates financial need, and who is pursuing his/her degree within the School of Education. The recipient should show an interest in a career in education.

Class of 1955 Award
Established by The Class of 1955, this award was created to recognize a student(s) enrolled in the School of Education who plans to pursue a career in teaching. First preference for this scholarship is given to a student(s) with demonstrated financial need. (Managed by the School of Education)

Class of 1956 Scholarship
Established by members of The Class of 1956, this scholarship was created to honor a senior undergraduate student(s), or graduate student(s), with demonstrated financial need, in good academic standing with the University at Albany, who intends to pursue a career in teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Richard M. Clark Endowment Fund
Established at the time of his retirement, the Clark Endowment was created to honor Dr. Richard Clark’s distinguished career in the School of Education, from 1966-1992. The Clark Endowment supports a School of Education doctoral student who is either sole or first author of a paper which has been accepted for presentation at a professional meeting. (Managed by the School of Education)

Warren R. Cochrane Scholarship
The Warren Scholarship was established by Hortense Cocharane to honor the memory of her husband, Warren Cochrane. Warren was the second African-American male to graduate from the University at Albany in 1930. Appointed to a national civil rights commission by President Carter, Warren also received the University's Distinguished Alumni Award in 1978; for his devoting his life to overcoming prejudices by his endeavors in creating and maximizing economic, social, and political opportunities for African Americans and minorities everywhere. The Cochrane Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in the School of Education, with preference given to a minority student. (Managed by the School of Education)

Delta Omega Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Julia Fister Rector, Class of 1932, the Delta Omega Scholarship was created to provide support to an outstanding female student enrolled in a teacher education program. Each annual award is given in memory of a former sorority member, who also served on the faculty. (Managed by the School of Education)

Alan Domaracki Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Alan J. Domaracki, Ph.D. by his wife, Jane H. Domaracki, Ph.D., along with family and friends and colleagues, this scholarship provides support to graduate students within UAlbany’s School of Education who have demonstrated academic promise. The donor’s preference is that the student recipient hail from Puerto Rico. (Managed by the School of Education)

Kenneth and Kathleen Doran Scholarship
Established by Dr. Kenneth Doran, Class of 1939, and Mrs. Kathleen Doran, M.S. ’70, this scholarship is awarded to an academically successful and promising student accepted to,
or in the early stages of, a School of Education program that leads to initial certification in teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Dr. Kimberly E. Esterman Memorial Award
Established in the memory of Dr. Kimberly E. Esterman, Class of 2002, the Esterman Award was created to support a student working in the Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program, and who is enrolled in the School of Education, with a demonstrated interest in working in alcohol, drug, and/or suicide prevention programs at the collegiate level. (Managed by the School of Education)

Prof. Walter Farmer Science Education Scholarship
Established by Yvonne Farmer ’53 in memory of her husband, Prof. Walter Farmer, this scholarship provides support for graduate students preparing to become teachers of science in K-12 settings, teacher educators in science education or researchers in areas related to science education. Student recipients will be based on academic achievement.

Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41 - Hillside House Scholarship
Established by Hillside House of Coeymans, Inc., in memory of Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41 by his daughter, Dr. Julia Filippone '92, '97, this fund provides scholarships for matriculated graduate students in the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences--Department of Psychology, and the School of Social Welfare.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ira and Elsie Ferber Freedman Education Scholarship
Established by the children of Ira ’43 and Elsie Ferber Freedman ’42, to support a School of Education student interested in becoming an educator in the public schools who has shown exceptional academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Carol Ann Jemal Gibson '67 MA Education Scholarship
Established by Greg Gibson, in memory of his beloved wife, Carole Ann Jemal Gibson ’67, this scholarship provides support for graduate students pursuing teaching degrees within the School of Education. (Managed by the School of Education)

Jonathan Greenhut '89 Special Education Scholarship
The Jonathan Greenhut ’89 Special Education Scholarship provides support to students who demonstrate financial need, and who are studying special education within UAlbany’s School of Education. (Managed by the School of Education)

Jean Edgcumbe Groff ’38 Graduate Scholarship in Education
Established by Jean Groff ’38, and awarded to a School of Education student enrolled in a masters or doctoral program who demonstrates both academic merit and financial need. (Managed by the School of Education)

Ralph W. Harbison Fellowship
Established by Mrs. Irene Harbison, in honor of her late husband Ralph Harbison, former Dean of the University at Albany’s School of Education, the Harbison Fellowship was created to support full-time graduate student(s) pursuing a degree in the School of Education, with demonstrated high financial need. Candidates for the Harbison Fellowship should demonstrate evidence of leadership, service and commitment to education; academic achievement, and show initiative, energy and enthusiasm. (Managed by the School of Education)

Gertrude Hunter Parlin Teacher’s Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Parlin, Class of 1917, the Parlin Teacher’s Scholarship was created to support students in a School of Education program that leads to initial, permanent, or professional certification in secondary teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Cathy Bertolino Hoey Scholarship
Established in memory of Mrs. Cathy Hoey, by her husband Tom, family and friends, Cathy was an employee and student of the University at Albany.  This scholarship, in her memory, was created to support a School of Education student who has demonstrated steady academic performance as well as financial need. (Managed by the School of Education)

Kristen Huff Travel Award
The Kristen Huff Travel Award provides travel awards for students within the School of Education. (Managed by the School of Education)

Galen R, Cora S. & Norma H. Plumb Education Fund
This fund was established by Galen R. Plumb, Class of 1938 to provide annual scholarship or fellowship support of a full-time UAlbany student who demonstrates high levels of academic achievement and who is committed to a career in teaching. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Jack’s Fund
Established in honor of the late John A. Ether, Professor and Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, from 1962 to 1987. This scholarship was created to support a School of Education student who has demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and has expressed interest in working with disadvantaged individuals as part of his or her career goals. (Managed by the School of Education)

Dr. Mary Ellen Jukoski '74 Scholarship
Established by Dr. Mary Ellen Jukoski, MS ’74, this fund provides scholarship support to graduate students obtiaining their degree within UAlbany’s Department of Educational Theory and Practice. The student recipient should demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need. The Donor’s first preference is that the student recipient be purusing a concerntration in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology. (Managed by the School of Education)

Sanford H. Levine Fellowship
This fellowship honors the memory of Sanford H. Levine, an attorney and professor who devoted his career to the State University of New York. Levine Fellows will be selected annually by the Department of Educational Administration & Policy Studies to receive grants intended to help defray the cost of fieldwork and preparation of the dissertation and to support a professional development experience. Founding donors of this fellowship include Dr. D. Bruce Johnstone, former SUNY Chancellor and Distinguished Professor of Higher and Comparative Education; Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr., former Chancellor; Frederic V. Salerno, former Chairman of the SUNY Board of Trustees; Ambassador Donald M. Blinken, former Chairman of the SUNY Board of Trustees, and the Family of Sanford H. Levine. (Managed by the School of Education)

Betty Knowlton Roe Scholarship
Established by Betty Knowlton Roe, Class of 1942, the Knowlton Roe Scholarship was created to support a student accepted to, or enrolled in, a School of Education Teacher Preparation program. (Managed by the School of Education)

Dr. Ralph B. Kenney Endowment
Established by Mrs. Marjorie Waite Kenney, Class of 1929, in memory of her husband, Professor Ralph Kenney, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology who is enrolled in the School Guidance Program. (Managed by the School of Education)

Matthew John Pietrzyk Scholarship
Established by Susan M. Benjamin, M.L.S. Class of 1980, and Gerald Benjamin, D.D.S., this scholarship was created to recognize a first year student(s) who has been accepted into any of the School of Education Reading Programs. Recipients must be in excellent academic standing with demonstrated financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Stella R. Pietrzyk Scholarship
Established by Susan M. Benjamin, M.L.S. Class of 1980, and Gerald Benjamin, D.D.S.,this award is granted to a graduate student in the Department of Reading who recognizes the importance of children’s literature. The award will support the student’s attendance at a national conference on reading. (Managed by the School of Education)

Quinlan Daly & CT Breslin Scholarship
The Quinlan Daly and CT Breslin Scholarship provides financial need with preference going to someone in Ed Admin studying higher ed. If no higher ed person is available, then just someone with financial need. (Managed by the School of Education)

Margaret and Bill Robelee Scholarship                 
Generously established by Margaret and William Robelee ’64, ’66 MA, ’78 MS, ’89 Psy.D., to provide scholarship support to a full-time student pursuing a degree in the University at Albany’s School of Education.  Recipient must be a full-time student studying in the Division of School Psychology who demonstrates financial need and who plans a career in school psychology. If no recipient can be identified in this program, then support may be awarded to a student accepted for graduate study in the Teacher Education program who demonstrates financial need and who is planning a career in teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

Christine Robinson Teaching Scholarship
The Christine Robinson ’70 Teaching Scholarship provides scholarship support for a student with financial need who demonstrates an interest in pursuing a career within the field of teaching after graduation from UAlbany’s School of Education. (Managed by the School of Education)

Paul Saimond Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Paul Saimond ’54, ’55, this scholarship was created to support a School of Education student pursuing a career in secondary teaching or school leadership who shows exceptional academic achievement and demonstrates financial need. (Managed by the School of Education)

Gladys G. Sawyer ’37 & J. William Sawyer ’31 Scholarship
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Sawyer, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a career in education. (Managed by the School of Education)

Secondary Education Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in a School of Education program that leads to an initial, permanent, or professional certification in secondary teaching who demonstrates an intent and ability to teach high school. (Managed by the School of Education)

Dr. H. Craig Sipe Science Education Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Elizabeth Sipe in memory of her husband, Dr. H. Craig Sipe, this scholarship is awarded to a matriculated School of Education student, who demonstrates financial need, has exceptional academic achievement, and who demonstrates an interest in pursuing a career in science education, preferably chemistry or physics. (Managed by the School of Education)

Joshua S. Smith ’94, MS ’97, PH.D. ’02 and Yun-dih Chia-Smith MS ’95, Ph.D. ’04 Professional Development Travel Award
Established by Joshua S. Smith ’94, MS ’97, Ph.D. ’02 and Yun-dih Chia-Smith MS ’95, Ph.D. ‘04, this fund provides support for graduate students in the School of Education to attend professional conferences. (Managed by the School of Education)

Jake Alexander Straughter Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mr. Michael C. Hoffman, President and Owner of Turf Hotels and the Straughter Family, this fund provides support a student (s) who is pursuing his/her graduate degree in the School of Education, and who is currently employed as an educational professional providing direct services to students (but not an administrator) in the Albany, Schenectady or Cohoes school districts. The recipient should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students planning to be classroom teachers, literacy specialists, special educators, guidance counselors, school psychologists and school counselors are all eligible. (Managed by the School of Education)

Wilma E. Waithe Ph.D. '05 Doctoral Fund for the Department of Education Theory & Practice
Established by Wilma E. Waithe, Ph.D. ’05, this fund supports for students pursuing their doctoral degrees within the School of Education’s Department of Educational Theory & Practice (ETAP). Recipients should demonstrate achievement and passion for field of education. The Donor’s first preference is that this fund is awarded to a minority doctoral student. If a minority doctoral student cannot be identified, this fund may be awarded to a first-generation student pursuing his/her doctoral degree within ETAP. (Managed by the School of Education)

Gene M. Winter Scholarship
Awarded to a doctoral student whose dissertation project focuses on issues in higher education, preferably (but not exclusively) with regard to two-year college administration and teaching. (Managed by the School of Education)

School of Public Health
Scholarships

Contact the School of Public Health for more information about these scholarships.

David Axelrod Fellowship
The prestigious Axelrod Fellowship was founded in 1994 in honor of the late Dr. David Axelrod, who served as the New York State Health Commissioner from 1979 to 1991, and who was instrumental in helping found the School of Public Health at the University at Albany. The Axelrod Fellowship is awarded to a Master’s Student in the School of Public Health, for the purpose of promoting academic and creative excellence in public health. 

Courtney Burke MS '96 Scholarship
Generously established by Courtney E. Burke, MS ’96, this scholarship provides support for a graduate student pursuing a degree in the School of Public Health who demonstrates interest/concentration in Health Policy and Management. The recipient should show promise in improving health policy in New York State and interest in working in government or policy. 

CDPHP Scholars Program
The CDPHP Scholars Program provides scholarship support to incoming graduate students pursuing degrees within UAlbany’s School of Public Health. Recipients must demonstrate academic achievement and be pursuing a MPH or MS degree through either the Department of Health Policy and Management or the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, with a demonstrated interest in health administration, health promotion or epidemiology. 

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship in Public Health
This fellowship was established by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, and is awarded to an incoming minority student to use her/his degree to improve the practice of public health among minority populations. The Hearst Foundation, Inc., was founded in 1945 by William Randolph Hearst, noted publisher and philanthropist. The charitable goals of the foundation reflects the philanthropic interests - education, health, social service and culture - of their founder. 

Nancy Persily Memorial Scholarship
Established by colleagues, friends and family in memory of Nancy Persily, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UAlbany’s School of Public Health, the Persily Memorial Scholarship provides a scholarship to a graduate student who is pursuing a degree through the University at Albany’s School of Public Health.  The recipient should also demonstrate financial need. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students who were undergraduate public health majors at the University at Albany. 

The Adell Y. Smith HANYS Healthcare Leadership Scholarship
Generously established by Adell Y. Smith, this scholarship will provide support for graduate students in UAlbany’s School of Public Health who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare/healthcare management. Financial need of potential recipients may be considered. The Donor’s first preference is that the recipient(s) is an African-American female student, with second preference of a female student from an underrepresented population. Adell Y. Smith has graciously established this endowed scholarship at the University at Albany with appreciation to HANYS (Healthcare Association of NYS) for her 28 years of service, to encourage students toward leadership roles, and to promote diversity within healthcare and healthcare
management. 

Carol Whittaker Global Travel Award
The Carol Whittaker Global Travel Award provides travel awards for graduate students within the School of Public Health. 

School of Social Welfare
Scholarships

Ladan Alomar Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Ladan Alomar Scholarship was established to provide scholarship support to undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree within the School of Social Welfare. Preference for this scholarship is given to Latino or Latina students. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Henry & Patricia Binzer IAP Scholarship
Generously established by Patricia J. Binzer, Ed.D. ’74 and Henry J. Binzer ’60, MS ’61, ’73, this scholarship provides support for MSW students participating in the Internships in Aging Project (IAP) at UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare. The Donors’ first preference is that the financial need of potential recipient is taken into consideration when awarding this scholarship, however, it is not a requirement for this scholarship. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Dr. Katharine Briar-Lawson Endowed Lecture Series
Established as a tribute to Katharine Briar-Lawson, Ph.D., this lecture series will provide support for information to the faculty, students and community about a broad range of topics related to research and the practice of social work. The lecture series honors Katharine for her many years of service as Dean of the School of Social Welfare, and enables her community engagement research and development to continue in a new way. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Kenneth (Kent) Price Brown II Endowment
Established to memorialize Kent Brown’s personal and professional dedication to the field of Social Welfare, this scholarship is presented to a student enrolled in the master’s or doctoral program in the School of Social Welfare who is committed to serving the aging who suffer from HIV/AIDS or other physical disabilities, and dismantling the barriers that they face. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Charles and Charlotte Buchanan Endowed Scholarship for a
Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar

Established by Charles and Charlotte Buchanan, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is enrolled in, or has been enrolled in, the Sponsor-A-Scholar program. The Sponsor-A-Scholar program is sponsored by Capital Region Sponsor-a-Scholar, Inc. First preference is for the scholarship recipient to be admitted to or pursuing a degree within the School of Social Welfare. The scholarship recipient must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 to be eligible for renewal. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41 - Hillside House Scholarship
Established by Hillside House of Coeymans, Inc., in memory of Dr. Frank J. Filippone '41 by his daughter, Dr. Julia Filippone '92, '97, this fund provides scholarships for matriculated graduate students in the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences--Department of Psychology, and the School of Social Welfare.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Kristine & Lawrence Hazzard Community and Public Service Program Scholarship
Established by alumni Kristine M. Hazzard, MSW ’86 and Lawrence S. Hazzard, MBA ’87, this scholarship provides financial support for students participating in UAlbany’s Community & Public Service Program at the School of Social Welfare. Student recipients should demonstrate financial need.

William Randolph Hearst Endowment
This scholarship is presented annually to advance the education and career aspirations of a Master’s level student enrolled in the Internships in Aging Project in the School of Social Welfare. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Nola R. Hooper Scholarship
Established by Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson and Hall Lawson in memory of Dean Briar-Lawson’s grandmother, Nola R. Hooper, to provide annual scholarship support for students enrolled in a master’s program within UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare. Recipients will be chosen based on their commitment to developing school based services to promote the well-being of children, youth and families through social work programs and service in schools. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

M. Jean Hynes '71, M.A., '78 and Ph.D '82 Scholarship
Established by Dr. W. Merle Longwood, in loving memory of his wife Jean, this scholarship supports UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare graduate or undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. The ideal candidate for this scholarship shall exhibit the kind of commitment to social justice and advocacy for peace that Jean embodied. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Internships in Aging Project (IAP) Alumni Endowment
The Internships in Aging Project (IAP) Alumni Endowment was established to provide scholarship(s) for students enrolled in the Internships in Aging (IAP) program through the School of Social Welfare. Recipient(s) should demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to work with older persons and their families. This fund was also established to ensure the continuation of quality field and classroom education in social work with older adults and their families. IAP is an educational program that prepares MSW-level professional social workers for leadership roles in service to older persons. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Shirley J. Jones International Community Building Fund Endowment
Established to promote international education and to direct the results of this education so that it will lead to leadership, effective change, community building, global peace, security, and unity, this scholarship is presented to a student enrolled in the Master’s or Doctoral Program in the School of Social Welfare who demonstrates characteristics of a leader and change agent and shows an interest in international community building. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Doug McCuen Graduate Scholarship
Established by Susan McCuen, The Doug McCuen Graduate Scholarship will advance the education and career aspirations of a Masters in Social Work (MSW) student at UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare. This scholarship will provide financial support to a student in the School of Social Welfare’s Internship in Aging Project who is focusing their studies on the care of people with Alzheimer’s and related disorders and their caregivers. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Sally Ryan Mulligan Scholarship
The Sally Ryan Mulligan Scholarship provides support for a student pursuing his/her MSW degree within the School of Social Welfare. This endowment has been lovingly established by Sally’s family through her husband Bernie Mulligan and siblings Steve Ryan, Noreen Quinn, Eileen Winnick and Tom Ryan to commemorate her meaningful accomplishments within the field of social work. Sally was a labor, community and anti-domestic violence advocate her entire adult life. The ideal candidate for this scholarship should display the same spirit of achievement, advocacy and activism on campus and beyond that Sally displayed while a student at UAlbany. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Janet D. Perloff Fund
This fund, established in memory of SSW Professor Janet Perloff, provides for a student who demonstrates academic excellence, leadership and interest in a career which combines public health and social welfare. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Mark & Helen McCarthy Reagan Scholarship
Generously established through the estate of Paul T. Reagan ’60, in honor of his parents L. Mark and Helen Reagan, this scholarship provides support for a UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare. Student recipients shall be either undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need. The Donor’s first preference is that the student recipient be from St. Lawrence County in New York State. The Donor’s second preference is that the student recipient be from Dutchess County in New York State. If a student recipient cannot be identified from either county, a student from any other upstate New York County may be selected. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

William J. Reid Endowment
Established by UAlbany Distinguished Professor of Social Welfare Dr. William J. Reid, who was a leader and an internationally recognized scholar in social work practice and research, this award is presented to support doctoral students’ dissertation research at the School of Social Welfare. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

William S. Rooney Scholarship
Established in memory of Dr. William S. Rooney, this scholarship provides support to students enrolled in the School of Social Welfare’s MSW or doctoral program who demonstrate financial need. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

William Roth Endowed SSW Scholarship
Established by the estate of Dr. William Roth, this fund provides scholarship support to students at the University at Albany, who are enrolled in the School of Social Welfare, with first preference given to student with a physical disability and second preference given to students with any other disability. Student recipients should demonstrate academic achievement. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Ralph Sidman Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Judith Sidman and members of the Sidman Family in 1984, in memory of Ralph Sidman, a prominent businessman and civic leader, this scholarship is presented to an undergraduate student from the Capital District who exhibits outstanding academic performance and potential, with consideration given to financial need. The recipient should reflect a commitment to pursue his/ her education for the benefit of humanity. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Susan R. Sherman Endowed Fund for the Internships in Aging Project
Established in memory of distinguished service Professor Susan Sherman, this fund advances the education and career aspirations of a Master’s level student enrolled in the Internships in Aging Project in the school of Social Welfare, who will spend his/her second year in a field placement at Albany Jewish Family services of Northeastern New York. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Albert L. Shore Graduate Student Award in Gerontology
This scholarship is presented to advance the education and career aspirations of a master’s level student enrolled in the Internships in Aging Project in the School of Social Welfare. The recipient must demonstrate a capacity for leadership, interpersonal and community-building skills. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

South Korean Endowed Scholarship
The South Korean Endowed Scholarship was established to advance the education, clinical skills, and career aspirations of students at UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare, preferably who hail from South Korea, who demonstrate a commitment to developing innovative services to promote the well-being in the Korean community. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

SSW Scholarship - Florence Frazier
The Florence Frazier Graduate Scholarship provides two scholarship annually to advance the education, clinical skills and career aspirations of students enrolled in the School of Social Welfare master’s program (MSW). This fund has been named in honor of Florence Frazier to reflect the commitment to uphold the standards of excellence in professional education, advocacy, and community service for which she is known. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Shaiyah Ben Lev Memorial Scholarship
The Shaiyah Ben Lev Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student who participates in SSW's SWARE program and/or sponsored events and is committed to serving LGBTQQI individual, families and communities in memory of Shaiyah Ben Lev. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Seth W. Spellman Award for Excellence in Scholarship
and Distinguished Service

This award was established in recognition of the outstanding contributions that Professor Spellman, Dean of the School of Social Welfare from 1967-1985,  and acting chair of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies, made to the University at Albany. This award is presented to a student enrolled in the Baccalaureate Program or Master’s Program in the School of Social Welfare or the Department of Africana Studies. Recipients in either the School of Social Welfare of the Department of Africana Studies should demonstrate exemplary community leadership and service. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Elfrieda Textores Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2006 by William Textores in memory of his wife, Elfrieda, a tireless advocate for Albany’s South End Community, this scholarship is presented to a part-time or full-time graduate student enrolled in the master’s or doctoral program in the School of Social Welfare who demonstrates a commitment to community service and community building for at-risk or underserved populations in the inner cities. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Stephanie Wacholder Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship has been established to honor and thank Stephanie Wacholder for her dedication and many years of service to the School of Social Welfare and the University at Albany.  This fund provides support to a School of Social Welfare student enrolled in UAlbany’s MSW program who demonstrates financial need and a commitment to building collaborative partnerships and advocating for policy innovations in both the public and private sectors to promote well-being. (Managed by the School of Social Welfare)

Kathryn Zox Scholarship
Established by Ellen Wasserman and Kathryn Zox, this scholarship provides support for a student(s) who is enrolled in a master’s program in the School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany, and who demonstrates financial need. First preference for this scholarship will be given to a female student who is a United States citizen. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Department and University Wide Scholarships

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Alumni Association

Visit the Alumni Association scholarship page for scholarship details and a link to their application portal.

Athletics

Contact the UAlbany Financial Aid office for details on these scholarships.

Alpha Pi Alpha Scholarship
This fund, established through the generosity of the brothers of Alpha Pi Alpha, provides scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students in good standing. This scholarship is available to either APA student members and/or student athletes. 

Gerald Amyot Athletic Scholarship Fund
Established by J. William Amyot and other donors, this scholarship fund provides support for scholar-athletes at UAlbany. 

Daniel L. Barnes '07 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Daniel L. Barnes ’07, by his parents, friends and alumni, this scholarship provides support to a student athlete who demonstrates academic excellence and good sportsmanship. The first preference for this scholarship is that the student recipient is a participating athlete in either the UAlbany Men’s Lacrosse and/or UAlbany Great Danes Football programs — sports that Daniel had played. 

John Bertuzzi '76 STEM Academic Award Football Scholarship
Generously established by John Bertuzzi ’76, this scholarship provides support for UAlbany’s undergraduate NCAA Division I student-athletes (any sport, any class year) who are pursuing a course of study in the sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics. If awarded to a freshman student, the student should be intending to pursue a major within the sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics. Student recipients must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA. This award is renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA.

Bob Burlingame Scholarship
Established by Richard J. Cardillo ’81 in memory of Bob Burlingame, a long-time UAlbany baseball coach who stressed character and integrity, both on and off the field, as the most important qualities for those on the baseball team. This fund provides scholarship support for a full-time student member of the baseball team who is in good academic standing, and who demonstrates athletic and academic achievement. 

Class of 1984 Scholarship
Established by the Class of 1984, this fund provides scholarship support to undergraduate scholar-athletes who demonstrate financial need, and who display both academic and athletic excellence. 

Jack Drewry Endowment Scholarship
Established by William B. Drewry, this scholarship provides support for an outstanding Men’s Lacrosse student athlete in good academic standing. This gift was made in honor of the 2018 Men’s Lacrosse team’s championship season. 

Frasch Family Lacrosse Scholarship
Established by Ronald L. Frasch ’70, this scholarship provides support for an outstanding Men’s Lacrosse student athlete in good academic standing. This gift was made in honor of the 2018 Men’s Lacrosse team’s championship season. 

Bob Ford Football Scholarship
Named in honor of Coach Ford, and established by John Bertuzzi ’76 and Tyrone Curran ‘76, this scholarship provides support for football athletes who demonstrate financial need. 

Martin & Jean Goldsmith Scholarship
This scholarship, generously established by Martin ’68 and Jean Goldsmith, provides support to a member of the UAlbany Women’s Basketball team who has demonstrated the highest academic grade point average, with a minimum GPA of 3.3. This gift was made in support of UAlbany’s Women’s Head Basketball Coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson and her mission to build a winning program while developing phenomenal women with character, class, and confidence on and off the court. 

Mike Golub/Founding Fathers Lacrosse Scholarship
Established by a group of alumni and friends as a tribute to Mike Golub, the Golub Scholarship provides support for a full-time student(s) member of the men’s lacrosse team who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. 

Great Dane Scholarship Fund
Funded by the generosity of supporters of University athletics, this scholarship provides support to scholar-athletes at UAlbany. 

Francis J. Johnson Lacrosse Scholarship
The Francis J. Johnson LAX Scholarship provides scholarship support for student-athletes who are members of UAlbany’s Men’s Lacrosse team. This scholarship has been established in the loving memory of Francis “Fran” J. Johnson by his family and many friends. Fran was not only an avid UAlbany Great Danes fan and MLAX parent, he especially enjoyed cheering on our men’s lacrosse team. 

Jeffrey M. Krauss ’78 Scholarship
This scholarship award provides support for an undergraduate student who participates in UAlbany intercollegiate athletics, who demonstrates financial need and who is from one of the five boroughs in New York City. 

James E. Lowe ’82 Memorial Scholarship
Established by John P. Lowe, Esq. in memory of his brother, James, this fund provides support for an undergraduate student-athlete. Financial need may also be considered in the awarding of this scholarship. 

Scott Marr Lacrosse Scholarship
This fund, established in honor of Coach Marr by Brian Woods ’94, Andrew Nappi ’94, Scott VanValkenburgh ’95, Craig Sprosts ’95 and Aaron Russell ‘95, provides support for a member of the men’s lacrosse team, who is a full-time undergraduate student and in good academic standing. 

Stephen “Zip” Mulderry ’92 Memorial Scholarship
To recognize the tragic loss of 1992 graduate Stephen V. Mulderry on 9/11/01, and to provide support for a student-athlete who demonstrates financial need, the friends and family of Stephen Mulderry have established this fund in his memory. First preference is for the recipient to be from the Capital Region. 

Coach Keith Munsey Track & Field Scholarship
Established by Scott James '82, Lawrence Mahon '82 and other alumni donors, this fund provides scholarship support for a member of the varsity track team or cross country team. Recipient should be in good academic standing and should demonstrate financial need. 

Mysliborski Women’s Golf Scholarship
Established by Judith Mysliborski ’69, MD, this fund provides scholarship support for a member of the Women’s Varsity Golf team who is an undergraduate student, and in good standing at the University. Dr. Mysliborski’s intentions are to foster, through the sport of golf, good sportswomanship, promote the game of golf and the comradery and friendship it offers, and encourage the excellence of abilities through enhanced skills and positive attitudes. 

O'Donnell Family Scholarship
Established by Barbara and Jeffrey O’Donnell ’74, this scholarship provides support for UAlbany’s Great Dane student-athletes who demonstrate financial need. 

Dr. Robert Paeglow '76 Scholarship
The Dr. Robert Paeglow ’76 Scholarship provides support for student-athletes who are members of UAlbany’s football team who are in good academic standing and demonstrate significant financial need. It is the Donor’s preference that this scholarship is awarded to a student-athletes from an urban area within New York State. 

Peter Pedro '90 Football Scholarship
Established by Peter Pedro ’90, this scholarship provides support for students participating in UAlbany’s Great Danes Football program. Student recipients shall demonstrate academic excellence and/or financial need. 

Mark Pnini ’98 Football Scholarship
This fund, established by Mark Pnini ’98, provides a scholarship for an undergraduate student who is a member of the UAlbany Football team, who is in good academic standing and who demonstrates financial need. 

Richard “Doc” Sauers Basketball Scholarship
Established by alumni who wanted to pay tribute to Doc Sauers, this scholarship provides support for a full-time student member of the men’s basketball team who is in good academic standing, and who has demonstrated athletic and academic achievement. The recipient should also demonstrate financial need. 

Alan Cornfield ’85 and Tom Scarpinato ’80 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Alan and Tom, by Michael Motta ’74, this fund provides scholarship support for members of the lacrosse team who are in good academic standing and who demonstrate financial need. 

Monica and Glen “Boomer” Titan ’82 Scholarship
This endowment, established by Monica and Glen “Boomer” Titan ’82, provides an annual scholarship to a member of the UAlbany Baseball team who demonstrates financial need. Preference is for the recipient to be pursuing either a major and/or minor in Business Administration. 

Kimberly Toone Women’s Track & Field Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Kimberly Toone ’95, the purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a track athlete, preferably female, who demonstrates excellence both in athletic endeavor and in the classroom. 

James A. Warden Memorial Fund
This fund provides a scholarship for a current undergraduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need and involvement in athletics (intra-mural or varsity). It was established in honor of James A. Warden ’51, who was an “all around” student scholar and athlete. He was said to be a study in pride and concentration in the classroom as well as on the basketball court, in Myskania and as a member of the Inter-Fraternity Council. 

Warren A. Winslow '73 & Amy P. Fey '00 Endowed Scholarship
Established by Warren A. Winslow and Amy P. Fey to provide annual scholarship support to a UAlbany student-athlete who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business and who demonstrates high levels of academic achievement. 

WLF Lacrosse Scholarship
The WLF Lacrosse Scholarship provides support for student-athletes who are members of UAlbany’s men’s lacrosse team who are in good academic standing. It is the Donor’s first preference that this scholarship is awarded to a student-athlete of Native American descent. 

Zelin Family Athletic Scholarship
Established by Mr. Steve M. Zelin ’84, The Zelin Family Athletic Scholarship provides support to a UAlbany athlete who has a minimum GPA of 3.2. Preference for this scholarship is given to a UAlbany athlete who is pursuing a degree within the School of Business at UAlbany. 

Disability Access and Inclusion Student Services

Contact the UAlbany Financial Aid office for details on these scholarships, except where otherwise indicated.

The Jennine O’Reilly Conway ’88 Memorial Scholarship
Established in loving memory of Jennine O’Reilly Conway by her mother, Mrs. Jeanne L. O’Reilly, this fund will provide support to students pursuing their undergraduate degree at the University at Albany. Recipient selection may be based on either financial need or academic merit. It is the Donor’s first preference that the recipient of this scholarship is blind or has a visual impairment. If a blind or visually impaired student cannot be identified, the Office of Disability Resources may identify another student. Despite Jennine’s visual impairment and blindness while a student at UAlbany, she persevered, obtained her degree and achieved many notable accomplishments, such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Mrs. O’Reilly is appreciative of the support and encouragement given to her daughter by the faculty and staff of UAlbany, especially John Levato, Assistant Dean of the School of Business. 

Michael Corso Award
Established in honor of Michael Corso ’83, this award is for students who achieve a 3.0+ GPA, who have shown strong campus involvement and/or leadership, and who are registered through Disability Access and Inclusion Student Serivces. This award provides funds for expenses related to continued academic success and/or for the acquisition of equipment or adaptive technology. (Managed by Disability Access and Inclusion Student Services)

Goldie Brenner Swartz ’51 and Howard Swartz Scholarship Fund
Established by Goldie and Howard Swartz, this generous scholarship provides support to an undergraduate student, or students, at UAlbany who is visually impaired, or disabled. Student recipients must demonstrate financial need as it is the preference of Mr. and Mrs. Swartz to help students at a significant level. 

Todd Goldman '82 Family Endowed Scholarship
Generously established by Todd G. Goldman ’82, this scholarship provides support for students who utilize UAlbany’s Disability Access and Inclusion Student Services (DAISS) and who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. First preference for this scholarship is that the student recipient be an incoming junior. This scholarship may be renewed for up to two years (4 semesters). 

Division of Research

Contact the Division of Research for details on these funds and endowments.

Kenneth W. Abele and Thelma Miller Abele '38 Research Fund
Established by Kenneth Abele, as part of the UAlbany Foundation's Undergraduate Student Research Program, this fund provides research awards to full-time students who are engaged in research activities under the direction and guidance of a faculty member. The research projects shall be in the physical and natural sciences or, secondarily, in the social and behavioral sciences. 

Lita and Stephen Greenwald '40 Research Fund
Established by Mrs. Lita Greenwald, in memory of her husband, a prominent alumnus and corporate executive, as part of the UAlbany Foundation's Undergraduate Student Research Program, this fund provides research awards to full-time students who are engaged in research activities under the direction and guidance of a faculty member. The research projects shall be in the physical and natural sciences or, secondarily, in business finance or corporate management. 

Albert C. Mossin Endowment for Physical and Life Sciences
Provides funding for a graduating senior enrolled in a graduate degree program for the upcoming semester and majoring in physics or biological sciences with a strong emphasis on mathematics. This fund was established through a generous bequest by Professor Albert Mossin, a former professor of management in the School of Business. 

Clyde '28 and Virigina Roosa '32 Slocum Fund
Established by Virginia Roosa Slocum '32, in memory of her husband, Dr. Cylde Slocum, a respected educator and school administrator, as part of the UAlbany Foundation's Undergraduate Student Research Program, this fund provides research grants to undergraduate students. 

Adelaide Schmid '38 Endowed Research Fund
Established by Adelaide Schmid, this fund provides research grants to undergraduate students. It is part of the UAlbany Foundation's Undergraduate Student Research Program. 

Adrienne Zimberg '83 Endowment
Established in memory of Dr. Adrienne Zimberg by her colleagues and friends, this fund provides research grants to undergraduate students as part of the UAlbany Foundation's Undergraduate Student Research Program. 

Division of Student Affairs

Contact the Division of Student Affairs for details on these awards and scholarships. 

Christine A. Bouchard School Spirit Award
This award has been established in honor of Christine A. Bouchard by her colleagues and friends, on the occasion of her retirement as Vice President for Student Success at UAlbany and her many years of service to the University. The Bouchard Award provides support to an undergraduate student who best exemplifies and promotes school spirit at UAlbany. 

Rod Hart and Carolyn (King) Hart Memorial Award
Established by the family and friends of Rod Hart, an accomplished administrator at UAlbany for many years, this award recognizes an undergraduate student who has demonstrated academic achievement and who has made a difference on the UAlbany campus by organizing benefit drives and/or demonstrated leadership within a campus organization. 

Spellman Achievement Awards Fund
Established by Marc C. Yang '92 in 2000, and affiliated with the annual Spellman Achievement Awards, this fund provides awards for students who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and outstanding student leadership and/or community service. Preference is for the award to recognize students of African-American, Latino, Asian-American or Native-American heritage. 

Ada Craig Walker Award
Established in 1940 by Captain William John Walker in memory of his mother, Class of 1871.  Awarded for academic excellence and University service by a senior woman. 

Jonathan Whyte-Dixon Memorial Scholarship
Lovingly established by the family and many friends of Jonathan, this scholarship provides recognition and support to a UAlbany student (undergraduate or graduate) who best exemplifies Jonathan’s school spirit, meaningful involvement within the UAlbany community, leadership on campus and overall enthusiasm and passion. The first preference is that the scholarship is awarded to a student affiliated with the Liberty Partnerships Program. If this recipient cannot be identified, the scholarship will be awarded to another student reflecting the above criteria. The recipient should also demonstrate financial need. Jonathan, who graduated with his Master’s degree in Education in 2018 and Bachelor’s in History in 2016, was ready to change the world. He was heavily involved with extracurricular activities at UAlbany, and provided significant leadership to the Orientation Office, Residential Life, Gender & Sexuality Resource Center and Liberty Partnerships Program.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

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. (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. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

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. (Managed by EOP)

Hannaford Supermarkets EOP Scholarship
The Hannaford Supermarkets EOP Scholarship provides support for any EOP student who requires funding to pay their tuition, room, board, fees books or other related academic expenses, particularly those who encounter a gap as they meet the end of the semester and need scholarship assistance in order to register for the next semester. (Managed by EOP)

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. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

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. (Managed by EOP)

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. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Initiatives for Women

Contact Initiatives for Women for details on these awards and scholarships.

Louise C. and Earl M. Applegate Fund
Established by Meredith Butler, past Dean and Director of the University Libraries, in honor of her parents, this fund provides general support for the enhancement of educational and career opportunities for women at the University at Albany. 

Lillian Barlow IFW Scholarship
Established by Professor Judith Barlow, this fund provides education and career opportunities for women students and staff at the University at Albany. 

Michael A. Boots Award
Generously established by Michael A. Boots, this award recognizes students, preferably female, who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at UAlbany and who have distinguished themselves in all sectors of campus life. This endowment was established in memory of Shirley Boots, Angela Germano, Madeline Proler, and Barbra Spagnola. It is also in honor of Susan Axelord, Eileen Boots, Meredith Butler, Amy Carroll Coumonduros, Gloria DeSole, Susan Kaplow, Cecilia Lauenstein, Ann Mataraso, Carol Morgan, Kathy Parisian, Libby Post, Janet Riker, Christina Sebastian and Kathryn Zox.

Christine E. Bose and Edna Acosta-Belen IFW Feminist Research Award
Established by Professor Christine E. Bose in 1999, this award provides partial support of thesis or dissertation expenses on a feminist research topic in any social science or humanities discipline, or in social policy research. Special consideration will be given to topics in the areas of the donors’ professional interests including Latinas in the US, women and work, or feminist and gay social movements. 

Gloria R. DeSole Fund for IFW
Established in honor of Gloria DeSole, a leading educator and administrator at UAlbany, this fund provides for the enhancement of educational and career opportunities for women at the University at Albany. First preference will be given to women of color and women with disabilities. 

Ford Foundation IFW Women in Science Fellowship
Funds from the Ford Foundation will be used for graduate fellowships for women pursuing careers in the physical sciences. 

Judy L. Genshaft IFW Award
Established in honor of Judy Genshaft, past Provost at UAlbany, this fund provides support for a woman faculty or staff member to participate in professional development, preferably through a seminar, workshop or institute, for candidates who are seeking a career in higher education administration. 

Haynes-Davis Memorial Award
Established by Cynthia Scott '73 in memory of her grandmothers, the purpose of this scholarship is to support women students who demonstrate financial need. 

Karen R. Hitchcock New Frontiers IFW Fund
Established by the colleagues and friends of sixteenth UAlbany president Karen R. Hitchcock, this fund provides support for doctoral-level women students at the University who show great promise of making a positive, transformational difference in our society. Demonstration of financial need is required.

Honoring Our Mothers Fund
This fund was established by a number of donors to IFW to provide support for the enhancement of educational and career opportunities for mothers who are students or employees at the University at Albany. It is to be awarded through the Initiatives for Women program, and recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Initiatives For Women Endowment Award
Provides for the enhancement of educational and career opportunities for women students, faculty and staff.

Initiatives For Women and Technology Award
Provides support for University women (students, faculty and staff) who are United States citizens and who are pursuing studies or advancement in a computer technology field. The recipient(s) must demonstrate financial need, and preference will be given to those pursuing technical development rather than applications use. Established by Kathy Turek and other donors to IFW.

Shirley J. Jones Opportunity Fund
Established by Professor Shirley Jones, this fund provides support to a student, preferably African-American woman student, who is pursuing a doctoral degree. Recipients must demonstrate financial need as well as characteristics of a change agent (e.g. proactive, creative, innovative, willing to take appropriate risks and challenges, advocates for social justice, etc.) 

Bernice Mosbey Peebles ’39 Scholarship
This fund, established by Bernice Peebles, provides support for a deserving undergraduate or graduate student, first preference being woman of color, who is preparing for a career in teaching. Special consideration will be given to women who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need.

Physicians’ Endowment Fund for IFW
Established by Maureen Archambault, MD, Martha Lepow, MD and Laura Staff '86, MD, this fund provides support for an undergraduate woman who is completing, or will complete, pre-med studies at UAlbany, with the intention of attending medical school.

Susan Van Horn Shipherd '64 Women in Science Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Susan Shipherd, provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student, preferably female, whose formal academic studies in the areas of science are in preparation for a career in that field.  The recipient should be in good academic standing, should demonstrate financial need and have a record of academic excellence.

Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D. Endowed IFW Award
Generously established by Edelgard Wulfert, PhD, this fund provides support to UAlbany’s Initiatives For Women program to doctoral students and/or untenured assistant professors in order to assist with their research. The donor’s preference is that the recipients are female.

Performing Arts Center

Contact the Performing Arts Center for details on this scholarship.

Peter Schlendorf Memorial Performing Arts Award
The Peter Schlendorf Memorial Performing Arts Award, in memory of Peter Schlendorf '97,  provides an award to a deserving full-time undergraduate student engaged in the field of Performing Arts, including Theatre, in attendance and good standing at the University at Albany.

University Libraries

Contact the University Libraries for details on these scholarships.

Friends of the Libraries Student Service Excellence Award
Established in 1992 by the Friends of the Libraries to recognize the valuable contributions student assistants make to Albany's Libraries, this fund is used to award prizes annually to selected student assistants in the University Libraries who have contributed outstandingly to the Libraries while maintaining solid academic records. 

Alice Hastings Murphy Scholarship
Created by the Friends of the Libraries to honor Library Director Emeritus Alice Hastings Murphy, Director of Libraries from 1956 to 1970, this scholarship was created to provide for student library employees and full-time library staff members who want to become librarians. 

Martha Caroline Pritchard Award
Established in 1998 by Miriam Snow Mathes ’26, to honor the memory of Martha Caroline Pritchard, the first Director of the University at Albany’s Library School, recipients of the Pritchard Award must be Library/Information Science students working in the University Libraries and partners with a member of the Library faculty working on a project or new initiative that leads to an improvement in the services of the University Libraries. 

Anna Radkowski-Lee Graduate Student Endowment
Established by Roman Grygorcewicz in memory of his sister, Anna, this fund provides financial/tuition support for graduate assistants working in the University Libraries. The recipient(s) must be in good academic standing, and should demonstrate a passion and interest in working within the library and information sciences field.  Anna Radkowski-Lee, who served as the Library Personnel Officer at the University at Albany, worked with many of the graduate student employees in the Libraries. 

Undergraduate Education

Contact Undergraduate Education for details on these awards and prizes.

Sorrell Chesin Research Award
Generously established by Dr. Sorrell Chesin, distributions relating to this award will be used to encourage full-time undergraduate students to undertake a research experience within the Life Sciences (biology, chemistry and/or related disciplines) and to recognize those who are participating in such a project under the direction or mentorship of a faculty member within the appropriate department. Dr. Chesin, currently Vice President of UAlbany’s Emeritus Center, had a remarkable, renowned and storied 48 year career at UAlbany. He served the University in a variety of administrative leadership roles, including Associate Dean of Students, Executive Director of The University at Albany Foundation, and, as Associate Vice President for University Development. His philanthropy and generous spirit are an example to fellow faculty, staff and emeriti. 

Situation Prize for Research
Distributions related to this research prize will provide financial support (either an award or scholarship) to undergraduate students who demonstrate excellence while conducting research under the direction of the Office of Undergraduate Education. We are grateful to alumnus Damien Bazadona ’98 for establishing this fund to encourage research among UAlbany’s students. 

University-Wide

Contact the UAlbany Financial Aid office for details on all University-wide Scholarships.

Albany High School - Capital Region Refugee Scholarship
The Albany High School-Capital Region Refugee Scholarship provides scholarship support for a UAlbany student who is a graduate from Albany High School and has identified him/herself as a refugee or has participated in the English as a Second Language Program (ESL) at Albany High School. If a student cannot be identified from Albany High School then this scholarship may be given to a Capital Region or New York State high School graduate who has identified him/herself as a refugee. Selection of this scholarship is based solely on academic merit and not financial need.

Alumni Association Merit Scholarship
The UAlbany Alumni Association Merit Scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who demonstrate academic achievement.

Alumni Association’s Minerva Scholarship
Established by the University at Albany’s Alumni Association, this scholarship helps support incoming undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

Alumni Association School Spirit Scholarship
Established by the Alumni Association, this scholarship provides support for rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors at the University at Albany who have demonstrated financial need, and who have demonstrated commitment to the University at Albany community by exhibiting school spirit and pride.

Elena Rodrigues Anderson '82 Presidential Scholarship
Established by Theodore C. Anderson, Esq. '82, in honor of his wife Elena '82, this scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate recipient who maintains at least a 3.25 GPA. It is renewable for up to four years.

Norman Arnold '40 Endowment
Established by Norman Arnold '40, this fund provides scholarship support for full-time students who demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Herbert S. and Mrs. Inez '36 Bailey Scholarship
Established by Dr. Herbert, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing their degrees within the sciences or mathematics. Recipients should demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Richard J. Bailey Memorial Scholarship
Established by the friends, family and Class of 2009 in memory of Richard Bailey, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate Criminal Justice or Sociology major who demonstrates financial need. Preference is given to candidates who show aspirations to work in law enforcement. Richard, who passed away tragically in 2008, was planning to be a police officer.

Barnes & Noble Achievers Scholarship
The Barnes & Noble Achievers Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need.

Barnes & Noble Endowed Scholarship
Established by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers in 1998, these endowed funds provide book scholarships for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and/or merit.

Eli Burt Basch '70 & Susan Raymond Basch Scholarship
The Eli Burt Basch '70 & Susan Raymond Basch Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need and who is from Ulster County.

BBL Construction Services Scholarship
This fund provides scholarship support for undergraduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. First preference is for recipients to be a BBL employee, or child of a BBL employee.

David C. Brinkerhoff Scholarship Fund
This fund was generously established by friends, colleagues and family members in memory of Trooper David C. Brinkerhoff ’01. Trooper Brinkerhoff died in the line of duty on April 25, 2007. The David C. Brinkerhoff ’01 Memorial Scholarship Fund shall provide scholarship support to a UAlbany student who demonstrates both strong leadership and academic qualities. The recipient must also demonstrate dedication to public safety (emergency medical technician, firefighter, police officer, etc.) First preference will be given to current members of the UAlbany Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance Service (Five Quad VAS)– of  which Trooper Brinkerhoff was a proud member.

Marcia J. Brown Scholarship
Established by the estate of author Marcia J. Brown, this scholarship provides support for UAlbany students who demonstrate financial need.

Charles and Charlotte Buchanan Endowed Scholarship for a Capital
Region Sponsor-A-Scholar

Established by Charles and Charlotte Buchanan, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is enrolled in, or has been enrolled in, the Sponsor-A-Scholar program. The Sponsor-A-Scholar program is sponsored by Capital Region Sponsor-a-Scholar, Inc. First preference is for the scholarship recipient to be admitted to or pursuing a degree within the School of Social Welfare. The scholarship recipient must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 to be eligible for renewal.

Laura Woernley Buck ’38 Scholarship
Established through the generosity of Laura Woernley Buck, this fund provides scholarship support for students who demonstrate financial need.

Family of Peter Bulger Scholarship
Generously established by Peter Bulger ’77, this scholarship provides scholarship support to a University at Albany student-athlete who demonstrates financial need.

Michael Carmen ’84 Mentoring Scholarship
Generously established by Michael Carmen ’84, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who demonstrate significant financial need, and who show great leadership and promise. This scholarship may be renewed as long as recipients continue to demonstrate need as defined by the University. Recipients will have an opportunity to meet Mr. Carmen for mentoring opportunities.

Chi Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship
Established by the sisters of the Chi Sigma Theta Sorority, this scholarship provides support for a UAlbany student who is in good academic standing and who has demonstrated leadership and commitment to UAlbany and/or society. The Donors’ preference is that the recipient is a female student of junior or senior status, either undergraduate or graduate level.

Christakis Family Student Leadership Development Fund
Generously established by Michael Christakis, MPP ’01, PhD ’05 and Christa Christakis, MPP ’03, this fund provides travel grants to support leadership development opportunities for UAlbany students. Such opportunities would be aimed at enhancing the development of leadership qualities in all participants — with an emphasis on leadership as a process rather than as a position and espousing the values of equity, social justice, self-knowledge, personal empowerment, collaboration, citizenship and service.

Class of 1936 and 1941 Scholarship
To support an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need, and who is planning to become a teacher.

Class of 1937 Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to undergraduate students who exhibit outstanding performance and a commitment to pursue their education for the benefit of humanity, in the field of teaching.

Class of 1939 Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate student who exhibits outstanding academic performance and a commitment to pursue his/her education for the benefit of humanity.

Class of 1952 Scholarship
This annual scholarship is issued in the name of one or more distinguished teaching faculty who were associated with the College for Teachers during some or all of the period 1948 to 1952, during the undergraduate years of the Class of 1952. This fund provides support for a student of either junior or senior undergraduate status who is outstanding in both academic and extra-curricular activities.

Class of 1969 Scholarship
This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need. First preference for this scholarship is given to the child or grandchild of a member of the Class of 1969. If no such candidate is identified, second preference is given to a legacy student whose parent or grandparent is an alumnus/a (from any class year) at UAlbany. The applicant must identify, by name, the UAlbany alumnus/a who he/she is related to.

Class of 1972 Scholarship
This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student who is a sophomore and above, maintains a 3.0 GPA and who demonstrates financial need.

Class of 1976 Scholarship
Established to help support an undergraduate student who is in good academic standing, and who actively participates in athletics and/or some other campus-related extra curricular activity.

Class of 1977 Fund
Established to provide annual scholarship support to a UAlbany student who demonstrates academic achievement and who participates in at least one extra-curricular activity.

Class of 1979 Scholarship
Established to help support an undergraduate student(s) who is in good academic standing, and who has demonstrated extreme financial need.

Class of 1980 Scholarship
Established to provide support for an undergraduate student who maintains a GPA of at least 3.0 and who demonstrates financial need. The student recipient is asked to write a brief essay on his/her future goals.

Class of 1981 Scholarship
This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student who maintains a GPA of at least 3.5, demonstrates financial need, is a resident of New York State, and is not receiving other scholarship assistance.

Class of 1984 Scholarship
Provides scholarship support for an undergraduate student-athlete who demonstrates excellence both in athletic and academic endeavors.  Preference shall be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need.

Class of 1985 Scholarship
Established to help support an undergraduate student who maintains a GPA of 3.0 and who demonstrates financial need

Class of 1986 Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by the Class of 1986 to provide annual scholarship support to one or more UAlbany students who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and who are of sophomore or higher status.

Class of 1994 Sesquicentennial Scholarship
This merit based scholarship is for a student of senior class standing who possesses a GPA of at least 3.0, and who has demonstrated leadership qualities and community service on the UAlbany campus.

Professor Arthur N. Collins and Marion B. Collins Scholarship
Established by Amy Hoptay, the Collins Scholarship provides support for a University at Albany student who is pursuing a graduate degree in the Humanities, within the College of Arts & Sciences. The recipient should demonstrate financial need.

Bernard Conners Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide an award, when appropriate, to an individual in literary endeavors. This fund, which was established by Bernard Conners, is awarded through the New York State Writer’s Institute.

The Jennine O’Reilly Conway ’88 Memorial Scholarship
Established in loving memory of Jennine O’Reilly Conway by her mother, Mrs. Jeanne L. O’Reilly, this fund will provide support to students pursuing their undergraduate degree at the University at Albany. Recipient selection may be based on either financial need or academic merit. It is the Donor’s first preference that the recipient of this scholarship is blind or has a visual impairment. If a blind or visually impaired student cannot be identified, the Office of Disability Resources may identify another student. Despite Jennine’s visual impairment and blindness while a student at UAlbany, she persevered, obtained her degree and achieved many notable accomplishments, such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Mrs. O’Reilly is appreciative of the support and encouragement given to her daughter by the faculty and staff of UAlbany, especially John Levato, Assistant Dean of the School of Business.

Marion Porter Covel '35 Fund
Established through the Estate of Marion Porter Covel, this endowment was established to help provide support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.

Edna Craig Memorial Fund
Established by Miss Edna Craig '21 through a bequest in her will, this fund provides assistance to senior students, preferably female, who demonstrate financial need.

Joan L. Cunniff '53 and Alan R. Stephenson '52 Scholarship
This endowed fund, established by Dr. Stephenson '52 as a memorial to Ms. Cunniff '53, provides scholarship support to first year, full-time, undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years, provided the recipient(s) remains in good academic-standing, as defined by the University at Albany.  Preference for this scholarship will be given to students who graduated from Cohoes High School. First preference will be given to a female graduate, and second preference will be given to a male graduate.

Joseph E. Davis Scholarship Fund
Established by the estate of Ruth H. Davis in memory of Joseph E. Davis, this scholarship provides support to undergraduate or graduate students, preferably African American, who are pursuing their degree at UAlbany and who demonstrate financial need. Mr. Davis was appointed a member of the Board of Trustees in May, 1965, and during his three years of service as a Trustee, he demonstrated his great interest in the advancement of the University and the improvement of higher educational opportunities for all youth of New York State. Mr. Davis passed away in May 1968.

Roselle DeCarlo MD Memorial Scholarship
Established by Armondo DeCarlo in memory of his sister, this scholarship is in support of junior or senior students, preferably female, who demonstrate financial need and who are pursuing a pre-med course of study at the University at Albany. A recipient may receive the scholarship for one year.

Elizabeth and Edward Demske Scholarship
This scholarship, established by Elizabeth '61, '63 and Edward '58 Demske, provides support for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, and who are pursuing degrees within the School of Business.

Patsy Tidewell Eberhardt ’61 Scholarship Endowment
Established through a bequest by Patsy Eberhardt ’61, this scholarship provides assistant to students who demonstrate financial need.

Cassandra J. Edwards Scholarship
The Cassandra J. Edwards Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic achievement and who has financial need. The Donor’s preference is that this scholarship is awarded to a woman of African Heritage.

Sharon Selib Epstein and Lawrence J.  Epstein Scholarship in Social Welfare and Judaic Studies
Established  in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Epstein’s 40th wedding anniversary, by their children and sons-and-daughter-in-law.  This scholarship provides support to a student pursuing his/her MSW through the School of Social Welfare and a rising junior pursing a minor in Judaic Studies. This scholarship will rotate between students who are enrolled in either the School of Social Welfare or the Judaic Studies program at UAlbany. Students may hold the scholarship for a total of two years.  Lawrence Epstein received his B.A. in English in 1967, M.A. in 1968 and Ph.D. in English in 1976. Sharon Epstein received her MSW in 1972.

Julia M. Filippone, Ph. D. Scholarship
Established in honor of Julia M. Filippone, Ph.D., by her colleagues and friends, on the occasion of her retirement as Executive Director of University Auxiliary Services at UAlbany. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support for a student(s) at the University at Albany who demonstrate financial need. First preference for this scholarship will go to students who have been affiliated with programs provided through Parsons Child and Family Center (“Parsons”), 60 Academy Road, Albany, NY. If a student affiliated with Parsons cannot be identified, the scholarship may be use to support any UAlbany student who demonstrates need.

Stanley Fink Legislative Internship Endowment
Established in memory of the late Stanley Fink, former speaker of the New York State Assembly, this fund provides a legislative internship experience for an outstanding undergraduate junior or senior student who is enrolled full-time at UAlbany. For more information about this, please contact the Undergraduate Studies Office.

Robyn Fishelberg Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is given annually in memory of Robyn Fishelberg, an Albany undergraduate student and Sigma Delta Tau sister, who passed away in 1992. Established in 1993 by Robyn’s family, sorority sisters and friends, this scholarship is intended to assist each year in the education of an undergraduate UAlbany student, preferably a woman, who has demonstrated outstanding humanitarian qualities through her involvement in school activities and community service.

Dr. Theodore H. Fossieck Scholarship Fund
Established by Dr. Theodore H. Fossieck, former Principal of the Milne School and member of the Education faculty, the purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship support to a UAlbany student who demonstrates financial need and/or academic merit. Preference for this scholarship will be given to a descendant of a Milne School graduate or of a Milne School faculty member.

Paul Wayne Fowler Memorial Scholarship
The Paul Wayne Fowler Memorial Scholarship provides support for undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need and/or academic achievement at the University at Albany. All recipients must be in good academic standing (which is at least a 2.0 GPA). The Donor’s first preference is that the recipient(s) is/are from Saratoga, Warren or Washington counties. If a recipient(s) from Saratoga, Warren or Washington counties cannot be identified, a recipient(s) from any Capital Region county (which consists of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren or Washington) may be awarded this scholarship. This meaningful scholarship, established by Rena Fowler in memory and in honor of her father, will provide critical support for UAlbany’s students to pursue their academic ambitions. Paul Wayne Fowler encouraged and strongly supported education for his family.

Ira and Elsie F. Freedman Education Scholarship
Established in honor of alumni  Ira '43 and Elsie '42 Ferber Freedman by their children, Ann Freedman and David Freedman, this scholarship helps provide support for a student matriculated in the School of Education who has demonstrated financial need and who has shown exceptional academic achievement. Preference is for the recipient to have expressed interest in becoming an educator in the public schools.

Florence Smith French '33 Scholarship
This fund, established by the William Marshall French Trust, provides scholarships for full-time undergraduate students at the University who demonstrate financial need. Dr. William French '29, was also Professor Emeritus.

Lisa K. Fund '05 Scholarship
Established by Lisa K. Fund ’05, this scholarship provides support for UAlbany students, preferably female, who demonstrate academic achievement, is pursuing a liberal arts degree and is a student athlete.

Garafola Szalowski Family Scholarship
The Garafola Szalowski Family Scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who demonstrate extreme financial need and who are first-generation college students. The Donors’ preference is that priority is given to female students. In honor of her retirement from the University at Albany after 36 years, Laurie and her husband, Steven, have generously established this scholarship to financially assist UAlbany’s students as they complete their academic journeys. During her long career, Laurie was known as a problem-solver, a champion of student success, a fierce advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion and remarkable mentor and colleague to many.

GDX Scholarship
The GDX Scholarship provides support for UAlbany undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

Mike Golub/Founding Fathers Lacrosse Scholarship
Established by a group of alumni and friends as a tribute to Mike Golub, the Golub Scholarship provides support for a full-time student(s) member of the men’s lacrosse team who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Candace Groudine '98 Ph.D. Food Security Scholarship
The Candace J. Groudine, Ph.D. '98 Food Security Scholarship provides support for undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need and who need assistance paying for their UAlbany meal plan. It is the Donor's strong belief that sound and proper nutrition-without having to worry about obtaining basic necessities such as food-allows a student to flourish and concentrate on their academics.

Marc G. Guggenheim '93 Endowed Scholarship
The Marc G. Guggenheim ’92 Endowed Scholarship provides scholarship support for UAlbany student(s) who demonstrates academic excellence and who are interested in pursuing a career in writing.

Virginia G. Heaney '78 Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Virginia G. Heaney ’78, by the Santini and Schatmeyer families, The Virginia G. Heaney ’78 Memorial Scholarship provides support for a UAlbany student who demonstrates financial need and plans to pursue a career in the medical profession and/or the healthcare field.

Kermit L. Hall and Phyllis A. Hall Inaugural Scholarship Fund
One of the first things the late Kermit L. Hall did when he became UAlbany’s 17th president in February 2005 was to establish the Inaugural Scholarship Fund, which provides undergraduate scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need and/or merit. The fund was jump-started with $100,000 in lieu of a formal presidential inauguration. Hall and his wife, Phyllis, also contributed an additional $10,000 toward the fund, which was renamed the Kermit L. Hall and Phyllis A. Hall Inaugural Scholarship Fund in honor of the president who passed away in August 2006.

Hannaford Supermarkets Scholarship for Excellence
Generously established by Hannaford Supermarkets, the Hannaford Supermarkets Scholarship for Excellence provides scholarship support to rising junior or senior students (any major) who demonstrate academic achievement (at least a 3.0 GPA) and to support our shared goals of promoting a diverse student body, which is key to UAlbany’s mission. Hannaford desires that consideration be given to recipients’ socioeconomic group, educational background and/or status as a member of an underrepresented group, so long as this consideration is in keeping with the goal of obtaining the educational benefits of diversity.

Eleanor Roth Hathaway '47 Endowment Fund
Established by Mrs. Eleanor Roth Hathaway, M.S. '47, former Residence Quadrangle Coordinator and member of the Education faculty, this scholarship provides support to students at UAlbany, with first preference to female students, who exhibit outstanding university service and leadership, particularly involvement with residential life. Recipients should also display high academic achievement.

Merlin W. Hathaway Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Eleanor Hathaway, M.S. '47, Residence Quadrangle Coordinator and member of the Education faculty, in memory of Professor Merlin W. Hathaway, M.Ed. ’46, coach and athletic director. This scholar-athlete award is given for outstanding academic and athletic achievement, leadership, integrity and commitment to the University.

Professor Helen Horowitz Scholarship Fund
This fund, established by UAlbany Professor Helen Horowitz, was established to provide financial assistance to students who have no other sources of aid.

Edward Gallatin B. Hudson Presidential Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Therese Wienecke Hudson '32, a retired teacher, in memory of her husband. This is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, and is through the Presidential Scholars program.

Elva N. Hudtwalker Fund
Established through the Estate of Elva N. Hudtwalker '32, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, who are US citizens and who are enrolled within a liberal arts major at UAlbany.

Huerta Family Endowment
This fund, established by Dr. Raul Heurta, D.A. '07, Professor David Huerta and the Heurta Family, will provide scholarship support to students who demonstrate financial need, with first preference given to students of Hispanic origin. It is the donors’ wish that the recipients of this scholarship are students whose parents or grandparents had been employed in basic service-related work, such as maids, housekeepers, custodians, laborers, etc.

Humanities Scholarship Fund
The Humanities Scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need.

Mark R. Hunt '82 Scholarship
Established by Ann R. Hunt '56 and Sherman Hunt '57, in honor of their son Mark, this scholarship helps provide support (at a significant level) for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

Leroy and Gustina Huzzy Student Book Fund
Established by fifteenth UAlbany president H. Patrick Swygert, in memory of his parents, this fund provides support for undergraduate or graduate students, who demonstrate financial need, to purchase textbooks.

Gary M. Jacobson '82 Scholarship
Established by Mr. Gary Jacobson, Class of 1982, to provide a scholarship for an incoming freshman student who demonstrates financial need and who has shown initiative and/or involvement in a community service project that benefits a children’s group.

Gerald Jennings Endowed Scholarship
Established in honor of The Honorable Gerald D. Jennings '76, former Mayor of the City of Albany, this scholarship will provide financial support to UAlbany students who are from the City of Albany, and who demonstrate financial need.

Robert and Lynn Hassan Jones Presidential Inauguration Scholarship
The Robert and Lynn Hassan Jones Presidential Inauguration Scholarship provides scholarship support to UAlbany students who demonstrate financial need and/or merit. Established in honor of the inauguration of Robert J. Jones as the University at Albany’s 19th president, The Robert and Lynn Hassan Jones Presidential Inauguration Scholarship will help to ensure that no deserving student will ever be denied the opportunity to pursue his or her academic dreams.

Howard Kaplan ’82 & Randi Schuster Kaplan ’82 Scholarship
Established by Howard Kaplan ’82 and his wife Randi Schuster Kaplan ’82, the Kaplan Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is pursuing a degree in Financial Market Regulation. The recipient(s) should demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need.

Edith and Otto Katz Scholarship
Established by Steven Katz ’76 and Judith Katz ’72, in honor of their parents, Edith and Otto Katz. This scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student(s) enrolled at UAlbany, with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. First preference for this scholarship will be for a student who is the first person in his/her family to attend college.      

Deborah Kelsey '85 Memorial Scholarship
Established by Mr. Ivan Bart ’85 in memory of Deborah Kelsey ’85, this fund provides scholarship support for non-traditional students, preferably female students, who have financial need and who are pursuing a degree at the University at Albany.

Steve F. Klein '77 Scholarship Endowment
Established through the Estate of Viola Odenheimer, this scholarship supports undergraduate students at UAlbany who demonstrate financial need.

Martin & Joyce Kenosian Scholarship
Established by Martin Kenosian and Joyce McCollum Kenosian, this scholarship provides support to incoming, full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, and who graduated in the top 5% of their high school class. First preference for this scholarship will be given to incoming students from a high school located in a rural area in New York State. This scholarship is renewable, provided the student recipient continues to demonstrate financial need, is a full-time student and remains in good academic standing.

Howard and Rosalie Lefkowitz Memorial Fund
Established by Phyllis Spiegelglas '84, in memory of her parents, this fund provides support for an incoming freshman student, who demonstrates financial need, and who is from one of the five boroughs of New York City.

Frances C. Lemke '31 Endowment
The fund was established by Frances Lemke, Class of 1931, to provide scholarships to full time students, preferably female, who demonstrate financial need.

Alice Clark Long Scholarship
Established through the Estate of Alice Clark Long ’35, this fund provides support for students who wish to become teachers.

Albert & Myriam Loterstein Scholarship
Established by Mark J. Loterstein ’84, The Albert and Myriam Loterstein Scholarship provides support to full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

Roberta Dosh Lower Class of 1960 Fund
Established by Roberta Dosh Lower and Martin A. Lower, this fund will provide one scholarship award per year for an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need.

Marc & Sandy Macaulay Endowed Scholarship
Established by Marc T. Macaulay ’91 and Sondra L. Macaulay ’91 in honor of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Macaulay and Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Meehan, this scholarship provides support for UAlbany students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Marathe Family Scholarship
The Marathe Family Scholarship provides support for an undergraduate freshman student at the University at Albany who demonstrates financial need and who demonstrates academic achievement. It is the Donors’ preference that this scholarship is awarded to an African- American or Latinx student.

Scott M. McGovern '87 Memorial Scholarship
To recognize the tragic loss of alumnus Scott McGovern '87 on September 11, 2001, the friends and family of Scott McGovern established a scholarship for an incoming freshman student who demonstrates financial need.  Preference will be given to a student from one of the five boroughs in New York City, with first preference being Staten Island.  The intention of this scholarship is to assist the recipient through his/her four undergraduate years at the University at Albany.

Frances M. Moeller '28 Scholarship
Established through the Frances M. Moeller ’28 Revocable Trust, this scholarship will provide support to undergraduate students with financial need.

Mount Vernon High School Scholarship
The Mount Vernon High School Scholarship shall provide scholarship support for an incoming freshman student from Mount Vernon High School (NY) who demonstrates financial need, academic achievement and great promise. The scholarship shall be renewed each year as long as each recipient(s) remains a student in good standing at the University at Albany.

Robert W. Moyer Research Fund
Established by Robert W. Moyer, this fund provides research awards to full-time undergraduate students who are engaged in research activities under the direction and guidance of a faculty member. The research projects shall be in the physical and natural sciences, or secondarily, in the social and behavioral sciences.

Myskania Scholarship Endowment
Established by Mrs. Miriam Snow Mathes, Class of 1926, this scholarship is awarded to a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student in recognition of his or her outstanding leadership and service to the University.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Endowment for Excellence
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Endowment for Excellence provides programmatic support to multiple initiatives to propel diversity, equality and inclusion at UAlbany.

Office of Financial Aid Academic Achievement Scholarship
Established by multiple donors, including members of the Class of 1959, this scholarship provides support to student(s) who demonstrate academic achievement. This does not exclude students with demonstrated financial need, but recipients should demonstrate academic achievement.

President Vincent O’Leary Scholarship Endowment
Established in memory of President Vincent O’Leary, the 14th president of the University at Albany, by the O’Leary Family, this scholarship provides support for undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree at the University at Albany. The recipients must demonstrate financial need.

Erica and Michael Olin Presidential Scholarship
Established by Erica ‘86 and Michael Olin ’85, ’86, this scholarship provides support for extraordinarily talented and highly motivated students who attend the University at Albany. This scholarship was established in the belief that gifted students stimulate both their fellow students and their teachers, and by so doing will help to attract top students to the University at Albany. Awarded based on merit, this scholarship is need-blind as financial need is not considered in the awarding of this scholarship.

Edward G. Oravec Financial Aid Endowment
Established through the estate of Edward G. Oravec, this fund provides non-tuition expense support for undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate financial need as defined by the University at Albany.

Dr. Harry and Shirley Siegel Passow Endowment
Established in memory of Dr. Harry Passow '41, MA, '47, distinguished Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, by Mrs. Shirley Siegel Passow '46, this fund provides scholarship support for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

President George M. & Sandra Philip Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the friends, family and University at Albany community to honor and commemorate the presidency of George M. Philip ’69, ’73, the 18th president of the University at Albany. This fund supports undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need.

Poppo Family Scholarship
Established by Michael F. Poppo ’86, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstration financial need. The first preference of this scholarship is that the student recipient be of an underrepresented population.

Poppo Family Scholarship for Veterans
Established by Michael F. Poppo ’86, this scholarship provides support to a veteran pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree at UAlbany

Marine Sergeant William D. Powers Scholarship
Established by The Marine Corps Coordinating Council, this scholarship provides support for a student who is pursuing a degree at UAlbany, who is in good academic standing, and who is either currently enlisted in the Marine Corps (Actives or Reserves) or veteran who has been honorably discharged.

Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Academic Excellence
Established through the generosity of past UAlbany Professors M.E. Grenander, James Corbett, Kendall Birr, Catharine Newbold, Helen Horowitz and Bernard Horowitz, this endowed fund provides a prize to the top student as measured by GPA who is an undergraduate member of Phi Beta Kappa. This fund is awarded in the last half of the senior year.

Psi Gamma Alumnae Association, Inc. Scholarship
Established by Psi Gamma alumnae, this scholarship provides support to current Psi Gamma students who are either current undergraduate students or graduate students.

Sandra Radzewicz Roddy '94 Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Sandra Radzewicz Roddy, Class of 1994 to provide support for an undergraduate student at UAlbany. Preference for this scholarship will be given to students from the Albany/Capital District area.

William Frederick Reyers Sr. Community Service Scholarship
Generously established by Peter Brusoe ’03, MS ’04, the William Frederick Reyers Sr. Community Service Scholarship provides support for students who demonstrate commitment of service to their community.

Margaret E. Rochford ’58 Scholarship
Established by Dr. Alan R. Stephenson ’52 the Rochford ’58 Scholarship provides support for a first year, full-time, undergraduate student with demonstrated financial need. First preference for this scholarship is given to a female graduate from Watertown High School and second preference is given to a male graduate. Should a graduate from Watertown High School not be identified, preference for this scholarship will be given to a graduate from a Jefferson County high school.

William C. Rock Scholarship in History
Established by William C. Rock '56, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student pursuing a degree within the History Department, who demonstrates financial need and who can illustrate academic and/or extracurricular accomplishment.

Havidán Rodríguez & Rosy Lopez Scholarship
Generously established by President Havidán Rodríguez and Rosy Lopez, this scholarship provides support to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. Dr. Rodríguez was appointed by the SUNY Board of Trustees as the 20th President of the University at Albany in June 2017, and took office in September 2017.

Brooke David and Peter Julian Rosenbaum Scholarship
Established in memory of brothers Brooke '91 and Peter Rosenbaum, by their parents, this fund provides scholarship support for an entering undergraduate student, based on both academic merit and financial need.

William Roth Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Dr. William Roth, to provide annual scholarship support to a UAlbany student with a physical disability. Recipient should demonstrate academic promise and financial need.

Alex Sabo Scholarship
This fund, established by Alex Sabo '63, provides support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates financial need, and who is, preferably, a graduate of Massena High School.

Scalise Roller Family Endowed Scholarship
Generously established by long time UAlbany staff members, William J. Roller ’80, ’82 and Terri Scalise Roller, M.S.Ed., this scholarship provides critical support for an undergraduate student who demonstrates extreme financial need, and who has no demonstrated parental financial support. The Donors’ first preference is that this scholarship is awarded to a student who is considered an orphan and/or who has come through the foster care system.

David P. Schaffer ’83 & Paul C. Schaffer ’86 Scholarship
Generously established by brothers David ’83 and Paul ’86 Schaffer, this scholarship provides support for an incoming freshman student from Westchester County who demonstrates financial need. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years as long as the recipient maintains at least a 3.0 GPA and continues to demonstrate need.

Elizabeth Kautter Schwartz '31 Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Kautter Schwartz to help provide support for students who demonstrate financial need.

Magill and Jeannette Biggs '48 Shipman Scholarship
Established by Mr. Shipman, a retired teacher, counselor and school administrator, in memory of his wife, Jeannette, a highly regarded English teacher. This is to support a student who has financial need.

Sixteen Man Rugby Club Endowment
Established by Friends of UAlbany Rugby, this fund provides support for the initiatives and programs related to the Men’s Rugby Club at UAlbany.

Rob & Scott Sinclair Scholarship
Established by Scott D. Sinclair ’87, this scholarship provides support to students who utilize the services and/or volunteer in UAlbany’s Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Student recipients must be incoming sophomores (at the time of selection) and be in good academic standing. This scholarship may be renewed up to 3 years (6 semesters) if the student remains in good academic standing.

Solotar Family Scholarship
Generously established by Joan Solotar ’86, The Solotar Family Scholarship provides support for an incoming freshman student at UAlbany who demonstrates significant financial need, as defined by the University at Albany. It is the Donor’s first preference that this scholarship is awarded to a student who graduated from the East Harlem Tutorial Program. This scholarship may be renewed (up to 10 semesters) as long as the recipient is matriculated as a full-time undergraduate student at UAlbany and continues to demonstrate financial need.

Spellman Achievement Awards Fund
The Spellman Achievement Awards Fund was established to provide monetary prizes for Spellman Achievement Award recipients who demonstrate very high levels of academic achievement and/or outstanding student leader­ship and/or community service. This fund was established through the generosity of Mark C. Yang ’92 and his parents, Mr. Hung Chow Yang and Mrs. Shiu Shia Hu Yang.

Rosalie Pooler Stage ’47 Endowment
Established through a bequest by Rosalie Pooler Stage, this fund provides scholarship support for full-time undergraduate students with financial need. This scholarship may be awarded to a mature female student returning to college.

Joyce Harriet Stahl Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Mr. Stanley Stahl in memory of his wife Joyce, to provide scholarship support to single parents with demonstrated financial need.

Dr. Alan Stephenson'52 Scholarship
Generously established by the estate of Alan R. Stephenson, PhD, this scholarship provides support to a first year, full-time, undergraduate students who demonstrates financial need. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years, with GPA requirements. Recipients should have graduated from Saratoga Springs High School.

Stephenson, Alan R. Freshman Scholarship
Generously established by the estate of Alan R. Stephenson, PhD, this scholarship provides support to an incoming freshman, full-time, undergraduate students who demonstrates financial need. This scholarship is not renewable. Preference for this scholarship is given to students who graduated from Saratoga High School. First preference is given to a male graduate and second preference given to a female graduate. Should a graduate from Saratoga High School not be identified, preference for this scholarship will be given to a high school graduate from the Capital Region (i.e., Albany, Troy, Schenectady).

Stephenson and Cunniff Freshman Scholarship
Generously established by the estate of Alan R. Stephenson, PhD, this scholarship provides support to an incoming freshman, full-time, undergraduate students who demonstrates financial need. This scholarship is not renewable. Preference for this scholarship is given to students who graduated from Cohoes High School.

Suydam Family Endowed Scholarship
Generously established by John Suydam ’82 and Mary Suydam, the Suydam Family Endowed Scholarship will provide financial support to incoming freshmen who have earned a 90+ grade point average and demonstrate financial need. The Donors’ first preference is that recipients will be graduates of either Francis Lewis High School or St. Francis Prep in the New York City borough of Queens. This scholarship is renewable.

Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Memorial Scholarship
In memory of TKE brothers, this scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, academic accomplishment, and are members of the TKE fraternity. If no TKE members can be identified then a student within UAlbany's School of Business shall be selected.

Jane Heath Takas and Andrew Takas Scholarship
Established by Mr. Takas '43 in memory of his wife, Jane '45, this scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates academic accomplishment and financial need.

1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert, US Army, B.A. ’08 Endowed Scholarship
The 1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert, US Army, B.A. ’08 Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Lt. Theinert, who earned his bachelor’s degree in history at the University at Albany in 2008. Lt. Theinert was serving his first tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan and was killed June 4, 2010, in Kandahar when an improvised explosive device was detonated during a dismounted patrol. This scholarship fund provides a scholarship for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student(s) at the University at Albany who is a history major, with demonstrated financial need. First preference for this scholarship is given to a student who has graduated from a Long Island high school. 

University at Albany Women’s Association Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial assistance preferably for an undergraduate woman in either her junior or senior year, who maintains a minimum 2.5 GPA and who has attended the University for at least one year.  This has been established by the University at Albany Women’s Association.

Katherine Vario Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Vario family in memory of their daughter Katherine, a student at the University. This scholarship is awarded to a student, preferably a woman, entering her senior year who is preparing for medical or dental school.

Carolyn Fonda Viall '36 Fund
This fund was established by Carolyn Fonda Viall, Class of 1936 to provide annual scholarship support to a UAlbany student who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement.

Dominick J Varrialle & Harold Spandonis Memorial Scholarship
The Dominick J. Varrialle and Harold Spandonis Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate UAlbany student who is participating in UAlbany’s ROTC program, a veteran who has been honorably discharged from the United States military or who has a family member that is currently serving in active duty or has been honorably discharged from the United States military and who demonstrates academic excellence. Student recipient must have an understanding of the sacrifices and impact of those who have served and who are currently serving in the United States military. The Donor’s first preference is that the student recipient is studying within the School of Business. If a student within the School of Business cannot be identified then a student from another area of study may be awarded this scholarship. Financial need maybe considered but not required. This scholarship has been established by Dominic Varrialle, in memory of his father Dominick J. Varrialle and father-in-law Harold Spandonis, for their extraordinary service in the United States military. Dominick J. Varrialle proudly served as a Tomb Guard of the Unknown Solider. A post whose motto reads: “Soldiers never die until they are forgotten. Tomb Guards never forget.”

Howard and Cecily Wachtel Scholarship
Established by Peter Weinstock '82, Andrew D. Weinstock '84, Craig L. Weinstock '80 and Lynda Hamilton, in honor of their parents, this scholarship provides support for an undergraduate student entering the junior or senior class who is a history major, who demonstrates financial need and who maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Helen Jones Warner ’36 Endowment
This fund was established by Helen Jones Warner ’36 to provide a scholarship for an incoming freshman student(s) at the University at Albany who has demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is renewable for four years as long as the recipient remains in good academic standing at the University at Albany and continues to demonstrate financial need.

Dorothy M. West '27 Scholarship
This fund provides a scholarship for a student who demonstrates financial need, and also takes into consideration the character of the recipient. Preference is given to students who are entering UAlbany from Horseheads High School, NY. This fund was established through the Estate of Dorothy M. West '27.

Richard and Therese Wienecke Scholarship
Established by Mrs. Therese Wienecke Hudson '32, this fund will provide scholarship support for an incoming student who demonstrates financial need.

Mildred Button Willits ’19 Endowment
Established through the estate of Charles O. Willits, this fund provides support for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, with consideration given to academic achievement.

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.

Evan Michael Zahn, MD Presidential Scholarship
Established by Dr. Zahn '82, this fund provides scholarship support to junior undergraduate students enrolled full-time in a liberal arts degree program. The recipient must demonstrate high academic achievement, and must indicate a strong interest in working within the healthcare field. The purpose is to encourage a non-science degree student to pursue working within the healthcare/medical field in order to bring a different point of view to it.

Zenger Hall Scholarship
The Zenger Hall Scholarship provides scholarship support for a sophomore, junior or senior student who is a resident of Zenger Hall in Colonial Quad. Scholarship recipients should demonstrate financial need and live in Zenger Hall during the first year of selection.

Kathryn Zox Scholarship for Excellence
Established by Kathryn Zox ’83, this fund provides scholarship support to a rising junior who demonstrates academic excellence. The donor’s preference is that the student recipient is a first generation student. This scholarship is renewable for the student’s senior year.

Veteran's and Military Scholarships

School of Business Veteran’s Scholarship
This scholarship provides support for a military veteran(s) who is pursuing a degree in the School of Business.  The recipient should demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. First preference is that the recipient is a military veteran. If none can be identified, second preference is that the recipient is the offspring of a military veteran. (Managed by the School of Business)

Poppo Family Scholarship for Veterans
Established by Michael F. Poppo ’86, this scholarship provides support to a veteran pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree at UAlbany. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Marine Sergeant William D. Powers Scholarship
Established through The Marine Corps Coordinating Council, this scholarship provides support for a student pursuing a degree at UAlbany who is in good academic standing, and who is either currently enlisted in the Marine Corps (Active or Reserves) or veteran who has been honorably discharged. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

ReserveAid Veteran's Internship Program
The ReserveAid Veteran’s Internship Program provides stipends for internships to support Reservists and/or Guardsman who have a valid DD214 discharge from the United States military. Recipients may be either undergraduate or graduate students attending UAlbany. Internship placement shall be with those companies who support the student recipient’s field of study. This fund was established to provide support for veterans who have participated in the War on Terror (WoT). The War on Terror (WoT), also known as the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), refers to the international military campaign that stated after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attached on the United States. (Managed by the Student Financial Center)

1st Lt. Joseph J. Theinert, US Army, BA ’08 Endowed Scholarship
Established in memory of Lt. Theinert, who earned his BA degree in History at UAlbany. Lt. Theinert was serving his first tour of duty with the US Army in Afghanistan and was killed 6/4/10 in Kandahar when an IED was detonated during a dismounted patrol.
The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for a rising junior or senior undergraduate student who is a History major, and who has financial need. First preference for this scholarship is given to a student who has graduated from a Long Island high school. (Managed by the Department of History)

Dominick J Varrialle & Harold Spandonis Memorial Scholarship
The Dominick J. Varrialle and Harold Spandonis Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship support for an undergraduate UAlbany student who is participating in UAlbany’s ROTC program, a veteran who has been honorably discharged from the United States military or who has a family member that is currently serving in active duty or has been honorably discharged from the United States military and who demonstrates academic excellence. Student recipient must have an understanding of the sacrifices and impact of those who have served and who are currently serving in the United States military. The Donor’s first preference is that the student recipient is studying within the School of Business. If a student within the School of Business cannot be identified then a student from another area of study may be awarded this scholarship. Financial need maybe considered but not required. This scholarship has been established by Dominic Varrialle, in memory of his father Dominick J. Varrialle and father-in-law Harold Spandonis, for their extraordinary service in the United States military. Dominick J. Varrialle proudly served as a Tomb Guard of the Unknown Solider. A post whose motto reads: “Soldiers never die until they are forgotten. Tomb Guards never forget.” (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)

Polly Weidenkopf ReserveAid Scholarship
Generously established by ReserveAid and Lucas Detor ’94, this scholarship provides support for military veterans, Reservists and/or Guardsman (all branches of armed forces eligible) who are pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degrees at UAlbany. This scholarship has been named in honor of Polly Weidenkopf to recognize and thank her for her service to our country, and for the outstanding and compassionate work she provided in her role as Executive Director of ReserveAid. (Managed by UAlbany Financial Aid office)