Undergraduate Scholarships

Selected by: Access Opportunity Program

"Aspiring to Excellence" Endowed Scholarship

Two renewable scholarships to full time undergraduates (one in TOP and one in EOP) with a minimum GPA of 2.75 maintained through the first two semesters (minimum of 24 graded hours within the freshman year). Preference will be given to students who demonstrate service to college or community by way of work study, temp. service, tutoring, or alternative volunteer work, as well as to those who demonstrate participation or achievement which distinguishes the student in his or her area of study. Preference will also be given to candidates from the accounting or political science disciplines. Supported by Mr. Edwin Yuen '99.

Dr. Charles Bailey Memorial Annual Service Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Professor Bailey, Chair of the History Department, as a way to remember his outstanding service to the Access Opportunity Programs. Dr. Bailey was a loyal supporter of the AOP, volunteering many years of service to the program in various capacities. There will be two scholarships given in the amount of $400, along with a certificate of recognition. Applicants must be a current or intended major in one of the social science areas (history, anthropology, sociology, political science, etc.) and have: earned a cumulative GPA of 2.30 or higher or a minimum of twelve hours of letter grades (not P,F,S,U) at Geneseo; and demonstrate outstanding community service to socially disadvantaged groups,either on or off campus, within the past school year. Please note that preference will be given to students intending to pursue a major in history.  This scholarship is supported by alumni, faculty, staff, parents and friends of the Access Opportunity Programs.

Educational Opportunity Program Memorial Annual Scholarship

$600 scholarship to student who personifies commitment to academic excellence during the past year. The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 as well as completed at least 3 semesters of full time attendance and earned a minimum of 30 credits.

Isom E. Fearn Black Faculty & Staff Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarships to current undergraduate African American students.  Recipients must have a minimum of 2.8 GPA and have completed 12 credit hours at the time of application.  This scholarship is supported by SUNY Geneseo faculty and staff, and family and friends of the late Isom Fearn.  Mr. Fearn was the much respected Director of Access Opportunity Program. 

May-Parker Academic Achievement Annual Scholarship

A scholarship to a current EOP student who has an interest in pursuing studies in law or physical therapy.  The scholarship is available to students from any major, but preference will be given to those majoring in philosophy, mathematics, or the social sciences.  The recipient must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, earned a minimum of 12 hours of letter grades, and demonstrate a history of academic and personal achievement.  This scholarship is supported by Claudius May-Parker '89 and Jennifer May-Parker '88.

Dr. Ramon Rocha Memorial Annual Scholarship

$600 scholarship in memory of Dr. Ramon Rocha, the Director of the Transitional Opportunity Program from 1987 until his passing in 1996. Dr. Rocha devoted his professional career to increasing access to higher education for students from traditionally under represented ethnic groups and was an an untiring advocate for personal and academic excellence. The recipient must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, as well as completion of at least 3 semesters of full time attendance and earned a minimum of 30 credits. Supported by contributions to the Transitional Opportunity Program from alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Dr. Rocha.

Selected by: Admissions and Financial Aid

Larry Scoville Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an entering student from Livingston County based on financial need.  This scholarship is  supported by Larry Scoville, friend of the College. 

George W. Speedy '71 Endowed Scholarship

A $5,000 scholarship to benefit a student who has overcome economic or personal challenges.  The recipient of the scholarship must demonstrate financial need and maintain a good academic standing through graduation for annual renewal.  Strong preference will be given to a student with unusual circumstances, such as those seeking a college education who are beyond the traditional 18-22 age; a young parent seeking an education; or a non-traditional student experiencing an adverse situation or hardship in life.  This scholarship is funded by an  endowment established by George W. Speedy '71.

Thomas and Deborah Young Endowed Scholarship

A four year renewable (based on maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA) scholarship for a deserving entering freshman with financial need and a solid academic record.  The recipient is selected by the Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid.  This scholarship is funded by an endowment gift from Thomas and Deborah Young.  Tom is  a 1977 graduate of SUNY Geneseo.

Selected by: Admissions Office

Ambassador Apartments Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership ability, and active involvement in campus life. Supported by Frank Csapo.

Kay Ash Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding non-traditional undergraduate student demonstrating financial need. Endowed by the family and friends of the late Kay Ash, Class of 1982.

Mary McNeilly Bennett Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate who demonstrates solid academic record, high degree of self-motivation and a history of service to others. Endowed by the late Dr. Samuel Bennett '34 in memory of his mother.

Michelle Schuler Bewley Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an incoming freshman enrolling in the School of Business who demonstrates good character and involvement in community service projects.  Michelle Schuler Bewley was a 1998 graduate of Geneseo; this scholarship in her memory is supported by her family, friends and co-workers.

Donna Jean Csapo Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate who demonstrates academic achievement, leadership ability, and active involvement in campus life. This scholarship is a memorial to the late Donna Jean Csapo, beloved wife to Frank Csapo, local contractor and owner of Ambassador Apartments in Geneseo.

Dr. Julia A. Delehanty Memorial Endowed Scholarship

$2,500 renewable scholarship to outstanding undergraduate majoring in the sciences or pre-medical studies. Recipient chosen as entering freshmen and scholarship is renewable for four years if criteria are met. Supported by Dr. Julia Delehanty estate.

Debra Bennett Griswold '75 Endowed Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship to a student with a minimum GPA of 3.0, proven leadership and on-going participation in a Christian faith, based on ministry and a record of service to others.  This scholarship is supported by an endowment established by Debra Bennett Griswold '75. 

Dr. John Hoey Annual Scholarship

A full-tuition scholarship for a student in good academic standing and demonstrating financial need.  Strong preference is to be given to a student engaged in activities that mirror those embraced by Dr. Hoey while at Geneseo. This fund was established by Joseph L. Carr '82 and his wife, Deirdre.

James J. Kelly Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to a student with an outstanding academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA) who demonstrates leadership, respect, loyalty, integrity, and a sense of humor.  This scholarship is supported by friends and family in loving memory of James J. Kelly '83.

Agnes Folts Klein Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate with a record of service to others. Endowed by family and friends of Agnes Folts Klein '45.

Dr. Louise Kuhl and Margaret Frampton Memorial Endowed Scholarship

$500 scholarships to outstanding undergraduates supported by a bequest from the late Margaret Frampton in loving memory of her sister, Dr. Louise Kuhl, emerita.

Linfoot Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate demonstrating solid academic record, leadership qualities and active participation in co-curricular activities. This scholarship is supported by an endowment generously established by the Linfoot family.

Dr. Donald Innis Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to an exceptional minority student.  Dr. Innis was professor and chairman of the geography department; his specialty was agriculture in underdeveloped countries.  This scholarship is  supported by friends and family of Dr. Donald Innis.

Kleman-Nieman Annual Scholarship

Four $2,500 four year renewable scholarships to outstanding entering students with financial need.  The recipients must keep a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to renew the award.  Supported by Charles Kleman '75.

Dr. Myrtle Merritt Endowed Scholarship

Two scholarships to undergraduates, based on academic achievement and a record of campus and community service.  Supported by Dr. Myrtle Merritt, who taught for over 30 years as a professor of health, physical education, and recreation.

Miller-Neverett Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship in memory of Evelyn Miller Neverett and Perry Neverett, to provide a student with financial assistance in completing or pursuing a degree.  This scholarship recognizes a student who has demonstrated leadership potential through previous involvement in activities and organizations that enhanced the community in which they live.  This scholarship was generously established in memory of his parents, by Daniel J. Neverett '70. 

Morrisey Family Endowed Scholarship

The Morrisey Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. Thomas Morrisey, in loving memory of his wife Mary Frances Santa Maria Morrisey '52, and their son, 1LT Michael T. Morrisey, US Army, who was tragically killed by a drunk driver in 1992. An annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is presented to an outstanding student with a solid academic record and a strong demonstrated commitment to serving others.

Dr. Daniel T. Mullin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an undergraduate with a strong academic record, leadership qualities, and participation in co-curricular activities. Endowed by family, friends, colleagues and former students of the late Dr. Daniel T. Mullin, director of the department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation from 1966 to 1984, and director of Community Relations until August, 1989.

Bridget Murphy '01 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Bridget Murphy '01 Memorial Endowed Scholarship is a full-tuition, renewable scholarship for a deserving student demonstrating financial need and in good academic standing.  Strong preference is to be given to a student with an interest in community service and writing; reflecting Bridget's commitments to Big Brothers Big Sisters of SUNY Geneseo and the Lamron, the student newspaper.  This endowment was established by her family in lasting and loving memory of Bridget.

Remington & Maxine Norton Memorial Endowed Scholarships

Two $2,500 scholarships to worthy students based on academic accomplishments. Endowed by the late Remington Norton '33 and his wife, Maxine.

Presidential Merit Annual Scholarship

Renewable scholarships to outstanding entering students selected by the SUNY Geneseo Admissions Office.  Recipients are chosen as freshmen and awards are renewable for four years if criteria are met.  These scholarships are made possible by generous contributions of donors to the Geneseo Foundation.  Donors include alumni, parents, friends, faculty/staff, students, local businesses, foundations and corporations. 

Dr. Spencer J. Roemer Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship based on outstanding academic achievement.  The recipient is chosen by the College Scholarship Committee.  This scholarship is supported by a generous endowment established by the late Dr. Spencer J. Roemer; Emeritus Dean of Admissions.

Mary Judith Smith Endowed Scholarship for Horseheads High School Seniors

A scholarship to a Horseheads High School graduating senior who has been accepted to SUNY Geneseo.  Selection will be based on the student's academic performance, extra-curricular activities, and a personal statement of career interest.  Prior to their deaths, State Senator William Smith and Mrs. Dorothy Nowak Smith '37 established this generous endowment fund as a memorial to their daughter, Mary Judith Smith Keleman, who was killed tragically by a drunk driver.

Thomson/Nichols Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to an outstanding student who has provided leadership in co-curricular activities. This scholarship is funded by an endowment established by Edward and Gail Benjamin '74 Thomson, and Douglas '68 and Janet Proper '69 Nichols.

Eula T. White Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding student based upon academic achievement and participation in college activities. Scholarship supported by an endowment fund established by Eula T. White '39, emerita.

George L. and Elsie S. Williams Endowed Scholarship

Two scholarships to outstanding undergraduates. These scholarships are made possible through a bequest from George L.Williams to create a scholarship in his name and the name of his wife, Elsie, 1939 alumna of this college.

Selected by: Alpha Kappa Phi Sorority

Alpha Kappa Phi Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an active sister of Alpha Kappa Phi who is in good standing with the sorority and SUNY Geneseo. To be in good standing with the sorority means applicants mush have paid all dues and have no outstanding fines or obligations. Applicant must also be above 90% of total possible points for the current semester. The recipient must also be above 90% of total possible points for the current semester, maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and be able to demonstrate financial need.  The Alpha Kappa Phi Scholarship fund was established in 1997 by Alpha Kappa Phi Inc. to assist its members financially with their educational expenses.

Selected by: Anthropology Department

Pavel Sabovik Prize for Service and Scholarship in Anthropology

$50 prize for service and scholarship in Anthropology. Supported by Anthropology department faculty and alumni.

Selected by: Art Department

Senior Art Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship to an outstanding student entering his/her senior year.  Recipient chosen by faculty committee. Supported by Art Department.

Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships to outstanding undergraduate majors in Music, Art, Theatre, and Dance, recommended by faculty in each department. Endowed by the late Mrs. Gertrude Chanler.

Daniel A. Fink Endowed Scholarships

A scholarship to a student based on financial need, and understanding and ability in the history or practice of the fine arts.  This scholarship is supported by an endowment  established in Dan's memory by his wife, Mary Ann Fink and their family.  Dr. Daniel A. Fink joined the SUNY Geneseo Art department in 1968 and was serving as chair person at the time of his death in 1995.  

Amy Glauner Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding student majoring in Art Studio or Art History. This scholarship is supported by contributions from family and friends of Amy Glauner '94.

Lawrence J. King Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate in Music, Art, Biology or Biochemistry on a rotating annual basis, as chosen by the department involved. This scholarship is funded by an endowment that was established by members of the King family in memory of Lawrence J. King, Emeritus Professor of Natural Science.

Selected by: BFSA Committee

Isom E. Fearn Black Faculty/Staff Association Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarships to current undergraduate African American students.  Recipients must have a minimum of 2.8 GPA and have completed 12 credit hours at the time of application.  This scholarship is supported by SUNY Geneseo faculty and staff, and family and friends of the late Isom Fearn.  Mr. Fearn was the much respected Director of Access Opportunity Program 

Selected by: Biology Department

Dr. Mark Diamond Memorial Annual Prize

$100 prizes given to outstanding Biology students.  The recipients are selected by Biology faculty on the basis of their independent research projects.  These prizes in Mark's memory are supported by Dr. Gary Cohn '77. 

Dr. Lucien A. Potenza Memorial Annual Prize

A $500 prize to a senior student planning to attend medical school, in recognition of his or her outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service.  This fund is supported by colleagues, family, and friends of Dr. Potenza.

Jane and Arch Reid Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding Biology major who intends to pursue a career as a biology teacher.  The selection is made by the Biology department.  This scholarship was endowed by Mrs. Jane Reid and her husband, the late Professor Dr. Archibald Reid, an Emeritus Professor of Biology at SUNY Geneseo. 

Selected by: Biology/Chemisty/Biochemistry Departments

Donald Michael Brown Science Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship for a Science major (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry) showing academic promise/success and demonstrating financial need.  Awarded through a faculty nomination process and selected by the head of the three departments. Supported by an endowment established by Audrey Baker Embling '66 and her husband the Rev. Dr. Clyde H. Embling in memory of their late son-in-law who was a student at SUNY Geneseo with plans to pursue a degree in Veterinary Science.

Lawrence J. King Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate in Music, Art, Biology or Biochemistry on a rotating annual basis, as chosen by the department involved. This scholarship is funded by an endowment that was established by members of the King family in memory of Lawrence J. King, Emeritus Professor of Natural Science.

Selected by: Career Services

Dr. James Allan '61 Endowed Prize

A prize to an outstanding undergraduate who has made exceptional contributions to student life.  Preference will be given to students who intend to pursue graduate study in student personnel services or guidance.  Dr. James Allan retired in 1997 after 34 years of service to SUNY Geneseo.  This fund is supported by friends, and former students and colleagues of Dr. Allan.

Selected by: CAS Scholarship Committee

Campus Auxiliary Services Student Annual Scholarship

$1,000 scholarships to CAS student employees working a minimum of 12 hours per week. Applicants must submit three written endorsements and an essay on "How I Make a Difference in the SUNY Geneseo Community". These scholarships are funded by Campus Auxiliary Services.  

Selected by: Chemistry Department

John L. Deutsch Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Chemical Thermodynamics

A scholarship given to an outstanding junior Chemistry major who has completed Chem 320, Physical Chemistry I, with a grade of A, and who has demonstrated a superior understanding of chemical thermodynamics. In addition, the student must possess an overall GPA of at least 3.4 and a chemistry/physics GPA of at least 3.6. The scholarship will only be given if a suitable candidate is available. Supported by Professor John L. Deutsch.

John L. Deutsch Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Molecular Spectroscopy

A scholarship given to an outstanding Chemistry major who has completed Chem 322, Physical Chemistry II, with a grade of A, and who has demonstrated a superior understanding of Molecular Spectroscopy. In addition, the student must possess an overall GPA of at least 3.40 and a Chemistry GPA of at least 3.60. The scholarship will only be given if a suitable candidate is available. Supported by Professor John L. Deutsch.

Russell N. Geiger Memorial Annual Scholarship in Science Education

A $500 scholarship to a Chemistry (or other science) major in a secondary education certification program who has completed the sophomore year and has a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the major. Selected by the Chemistry Dept. Supported by David and Cristina Geiger in memory of David's father.

Dr. Charles Miskell Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an undergraduate Chemistry major demonstrating academic excellence and involvement in campus life.  This scholarship is in memory of the late Dr. Charles Miskell, a highly respected professor in the Chemistry Department for nearly 30 years before his retirement in 1985.  This endowment was established by his late wife; Mrs. Mary Miskell, with the continued support of many family members, faculty and friends 

Selected by: College Scholarship Committee

Ed Curry '96 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a student with an outstanding academic record (minimum 3.5 GPA) who demonstrates leadership, respect, loyalty, integrity, and a sense of humor. Supported by family and friends of Ed Curry '96.

Robert E. Drew Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship to outstanding undergraduate who demonstrates financial need, in memory of Robert Drew. Supported by Connie Campo Drew Class of '58.

Patricia Malet Fennell '65 Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship awarded to an outstanding education major who has demonstrated an interest in team values and a strong commitment to serving others, especially young children.  Preference will be given to a teacher education student who is a member of the crew team at Geneseo.  This scholarship is supported by Patricia Malet Fennell '65. 

Geneseo Alumni Fellows Annual Scholarship

These $500 scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduates on the basis of academic excellence and co-curricular activities.  The scholarships are made possible through contributions from the Geneseo Alumni Association. 

Geneseo Kiwanis Gary Root Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an undergraduate at the College who is a graduate of Geneseo Central School.  This scholarship is supported by Geneseo Kiwanis Club, and is named to honor the memory of Gary Root.

Geneseo Rotary Club Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate at the College who is a graduate of Geneseo or York High School. Recipient must have completed 60 hours of college credit with a solid academic record (minimum GPA of 3.0) and demonstrated involvement in community/college volunteer service activities.  This scholarship is supported by the Geneseo Rotary Club. 

Geneseo Rotaract Club Annual Scholarship

Geneseo Rotaract Club Annual Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship to an outstanding Rotaract student.  The recipient must  have completed 60 hours of college credit, be a regular attendee of Rotaract meetings and a participant in Rotaract service projects.  "Rotaract" stands for "Rotary in Action".  This scholarship is generously supported by the Geneseo Rotary Club.  Rotarians provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

Margaret & Mary's Wish Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship to an outstanding student having graduated from a Livingston or Genesee County school majoring in History or Education, with record of community service. Established by Lynne K. Freeman '82, in loving memory of her grandmothers.

Dr. Gloria Mattera Memorial Public Service Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding junior or senior with history of public service/volunteerism to the Geneseo community.  Service with migrant farm workers is preferred, but not mandatory.  This scholarship is given in memory of Dr. Gloria Mattera, former executive director of the BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center and professor of elementary and secondary education and reading at Geneseo.  Endowed by family and friends of Dr. Gloria Mattera.

Dr. Paul R. Neureiter Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Women Science Majors

Two scholarships to outstanding junior or senior women majoring in either Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry or Computer Science with a minimum B average in her major.  Endowed by family in honor of Professor Emeritus Dr. Paul Neureiter.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rubino Annual Scholarship for Excellence

$500 scholarship presented to an outstanding undergraduate at SUNY Geneseo, based on the following criteria: service to the College and/or larger community, volunteerism, student leadership, contribution to college life, academic achievement and need. Funding for this scholarship is provided by Linda Rubino, Class of 1965, in honor of her parents.

Howard and Helen Smith Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $500 annual scholarship to an undergraduate from Wyoming County who has shown exceptional dedication, self-discipline and a desire to learn.  This scholarship is supported by Curt Smith, Class of 1973, in memory of his grandparents. 

Rev. Thomas R. Statt Endowed Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship awarded annually to an outstanding Geneseo student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership with a campus Interfaith group. Endowed by Rev. Thomas R. Statt.

ARon Weiss Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate who demonstrates academic success, friendliness and service to others, and a dedication to the College community.  This scholarship given in memory of ARon Weiss, graduate of the Class of 1998, is supported by his friends and family. 

Selected by: Communication Department

Mel Allen Annual Scholarship in Communications

$500 annual scholarship to a student with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, demonstrated participation in co-curricular communication activities, and evidence of financial need. Supported by Curt Smith '73.

Ambassador Apartments Endowed Scholarship in Journalism

A scholarship that recognizes outstanding writing for the College's newspaper, The Lamron. Candidates must present evidence of involvement in the form of Lamron news clips. Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.

Janie Argenta Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving Geneseo student with preference given to a student with interest and activity in the area of communications or public relations.  Interested applicants must show evidence of financial need and be a registered student in the upcoming academic year.  This scholarship in memory of Janie Argenta, Class of 1982, is supported by an endowment established by Dixon Schwabl, with additional funding from Janie's family and friends.

Campus Media Leadership Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a student actively involved in a leadership role with campus media (Lamron, WGSU, GSTV, Scene) and demonstrating a commitment to promoting communication and fostering understanding among members of the College community.  Recipient selected by Office of Communications and Publications. Supported by an endowment gift from Emeritus Vice President for College Advancement Art Hatton and his wife Pam, Class of 1977.

John V. Lynn '83 Memorial Annual Scholarship in Journalism

A $4,000 scholarship to an undergraduate who is involved in journalistic activity on campus (course writing for journalism class, working on the Lamron, WGSU, or GSTV).  The recipient must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA; all majors are eligible to apply.  This scholarship is supported by friends and family of John V. Lynn '83. 

Paul Hudson Communication Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a Junior Communication major based on academic excellence and financial need. The recipient earns 3-6 academic credits for successful completion of an internship during the summer or fall semester.  Supported by Roberts Communications, Inc.

Vincent E. Spezzano Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Communication

Two  scholarships to outstanding Communication majors who have a history of involvement in extra-curricular or professional communication activities. Endowed by Mrs. Marjorie Spezzano, a member of Geneseo's Class of 1948, in memory of her late husband, Vincent. 

Christine Pagano Stralitz '53 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to an outstanding junior or senior, majoring in Communication or Education, with a cumulative average of at least 3.0 and a demonstrated commitment to serving others.  This scholarship is sponsored by an endowment gift by the late Mr. Paul Stralitz, in memory of his wife, Christine Pagano Stralitz '53. 

Dr. Amy Tolbert Annual Scholarship in Communication

$500 scholarship to a junior Communication major with a cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 who demonstrates academic and co-curricular achievements as well as financial need. Supported by Dr. Amy Tolbert '85.

Selected by: Communicative Disorders & Sciences Department

Joseph Auriemma Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship given to an outstanding and deserving student majoring in Communicative Disorders and Sciences based on academic excellence (minimum 3.0 GPA), demonstration of leadership, and financial need. Supported by Joseph Auriemma, Class of 1966.

Reverend Vincent Keane Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a deserving student in Communicative Disorders and Sciences.  The recipient should show strong motivation to succeed against all odds.  This scholarship endowment was created through memorial contributions from friends of Vince Keane.

Anne Marie Parks Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an undergraduate showing exceptional promise as a teacher in Speech Pathology.  This scholarship was named after Anne Marie Parks, Class of 1989 and is sponsored by the friends of the late Ms. Parks.

Selected by: Computer Science Department

Ambassador Apartments Endowed Scholarship in Computer Science

A scholarship awarded on a competitive basis to an outstanding student majoring in Computer Science. Recipient selected based upon academic merit, citizenship, and service. Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.

Selected by: Director of Multicultural Affairs

David Brown Memorial Annual Scholarship

$600 scholarship to a senior minority (chosen in spring of junior year) student who has completed at least 5 semesters of full-time enrollment at SUNY Geneseo. Recipient must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and provide evidence of leadership on campus or in the community. Must be willing to meet for personal interview with committee if asked. This scholarship is funded by alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Geneseo Kiwanis Club Annual Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Ramon M. Rocha - "Nada Es Imposible"

Two $500 scholarships in honor of Dr. Rocha's "can do" spirit to a student of color who has persevered in the pursuit of their education despite personal, social, or financial obstacles. Supported by family and friends of the late Dr. Ramon Rocha.

Selected by: English Department

William T. Beauchamp Literature Endowed Scholarship

$250 scholarship to an outstanding English student entering his/her senior year. Endowed by friends and family of William T. Beauchamp.

William H. Cook/Walter Herzman Memorial Annual Scholarship

To honor the memory of their husbands; William Cook and Walter Herzman, Anna Cook and Veronica Herzman  established a scholarship that is given in alternate years to the departmens oft History and English.  This scholarship is supported by the friends and members of the Cook and Herzman families. 

Natalie Selser Freed Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding student who demonstrates academic excellence by earning the highest grade point average within the English major after completing a minimum of 21 credit hours in that major at Geneseo. This scholarship is awarded to a junior and paid in the student's senior year. The scholarship is funded by Dr. Walter Freed in loving memory of his mother, the late Natalie Selser Freed.

Dr. Rita K. Gollin Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in American Literature

Two $500 scholarships each year to students who have demonstrated excellence in the study of American Literature. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must possess excellent work in the study of American Literature characterized by intellectual rigor, complexity, and venturesomeness. This scholarship endowment was created by Dr. Rita Gollin, Distinguished Professor of English Emerita.

Hans Gottschalk Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships to be made to sophomore English majors who in the judgement of the selection committee best combines those qualities that Hans prized in a student. The recipient should be a dedicated person of exceptional integrity and intellectual curiosity, distinguished by willingness to give best effort at all times. The recipient should show solid academic achievement and the promise of continuing effort. The scholarship should not necessarily be made to a student with the highest grades, but to one who makes the most of his or her abilities.Supported by contributions from family and friends of Hans Gottschalk.

Joseph O'Brien Memorial Transfer Annual Scholarship

A scholarship to a transfer student, preferably from a community college, who exemplifies the interest, ideals, and qualities of former colleague Joseph O'Brien: love of literature, service, enthusiasm and character. Supported by alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the English Department.  

Don Watt Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship toa  junior or upcoming senior who demonstrates a strong academic record, as well as a history of having to work to support him/herself in college. Supported by contributions in memory of Don Watt, former Chair and Professor of English.

Selected by: Foreign Language Department

Dr. Rose Alent Memorial Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship to a motivated, hard-working French major who has successfully completed FREN 301 and FREN 302 prior to studying abroad. This scholarship will provide the opportunity fora  student to improve her/his oral and written proficiency in the language. Supported by alumni, faculty/staff and friends of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Spanish Alumni Annual Scholarship

One $500 scholarship or two $250 scholarships to a declared Spanish major, motivated and hard working, who has already completed SPAN 301 and 302. This scholarship will provide an opportunity for a foreign language experience to help the recipient become more fluent. Supported by alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the Foreign Language Department.

Selected by: Geological Science Department

Geology Alumni Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to a Geology major with junior or senior standing and a minimum of 3.3 GPA in Geological Science courses.  This scholarship is supported by alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the Geology Department. 

Herbert Sheldon Annual Field Camp Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding Geology major to attend field camp.  This scholarship in memory of Herbert Sheldon is supported by his family and friends. 

Timothy O'Mara '83 Excellence Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding Geology student as determined by the Geology faculty. Supported by Timothy O'Mara '83.

Selected by: Coordinator of Greek Affairs Off-Campus

Alpha Clionian Sorority Endowed Scholarship

A $500 scholarship for an active sister of the Clios who is in good standing with the sorority and SUNY Geneseo.  The recipient must have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA and demonstrate financial need.  This scholarship is funded by an endowment supported by the sisters of the Clio Sorority. 

William Genesky Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an active member of a Geneseo fraternity who most exhibits excellence in scholarship and demonstrates the ideals of Love, Charity, and Esteem.  These ideals should be evident in all aspects of campus life, transferring into active participation in on-campus activities, leadership in the chapter, and being a positive part of the Geneseo community.  The chosen member must also be in good standing with a fraternity and have a minimum 2.8 GPA.  This scholarship is funded by an endowment established by members of Tau Kappa Epsilon in memory of William Genesky, a member of the TKE Board of Advisors, who served as Chapter Advisor for more than 10 years.

Selected by: History Department

Jeremy Byrnes Memorial Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship to an outstanding History undergraduate who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and character.  This scholarship is supported by friends of the late Jeremy Byrnes; especially those in his fellow Greek organizations.

Dr. Roland R. DeMarco '30 Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to a student who demonstrates academic excellence in history. This scholarship is given in memory of Dr. Roland De Marco, Class of 1930, accomplished educator, humanitarian, author, ambassador, and athlete. Supported by the family of the late Dr. Roland R. De Marco.

Dr. William E. Derby Tribute Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to honor the standards most respected by Dr. William E. Derby, Emeritus Professor of History, to be given to outstanding students in History. The recipient will be determined by the History Department committee, who will consider financial need, level of academic achievement and and involvement in activities outside the classroom. This scholarship is made possible by an endowment established by Mitchell L. Robinson, Class of 1974, in honor of Dr. William Derby.

Bonnie C. Henzel Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships for undergraduates in History and English who have achieved academic honors and are in financial need, alternating each year between an English major and History major.  Supported by an endowment established in memory of Bonnie C. Henzel '76 by her husband, William J. Henzel.

James K. Somerville Sophomore History Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship given to an outstanding sophomore history major. Supported by Dr. James K. Somerville, Emeritus Professor of History at SUNY Geneseo.

Selected by: Honors Program Committee

Bill and Stacey Edgar Endowed Scholarship

$500 scholarship(s) for students with an excellent academic record, who have demonstrated a love of learning, a high standard of intellectual inquiry, and a commitment to community. Supported by Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus Bill Edgar and his wife, Professor Stacey Edgar.

Edgar Fellows Honors Annual Scholarships

Scholarships to continuing students enrolled in Geneseo's Honors Program. Scholarships are renewable for four years for those students who remain in the program. Supported by gifts to the Foundation from alumni, parents, friends, faculty/staff, students, local businesses and corporations. 

Selected by: Office of Study Abroad Programs

Ambassador Apartments World Citizen Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships to students at SUNY Geneseo who wish to study overseas.  Scholarships are awarded to the students who best demonstrate, in the form of a 500-word essay, an awareness and understanding of what it means to be a world citizen today.  Students must also be accepted into an approved study abroad program in the term for which they are applying.  Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.

Joanna Kirk One World Endowed Scholarship for Semester-Long or Year-Long Study Abroad

$600 scholarship to a SUNY Geneseo or visiting exchange students, enrolled in any academic major or undeclared with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5, who have completed at least one full semester at Geneseo at the time of applying. The student must have demonstrated leadership or other service activity that supports international or transnational programs and activities,and/or that otherwise promotes international understanding and awareness in the campus community. Supported by Joanna Kirk.

Student Association Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship

The Student Association funds five $1,000 scholarships annually. Three of these scholarships will be awarded for Geneseo short-term programs and one each will be awarded for Geneseo spring and fall semester programs.  To be eligible, the applicant must meet all requirements for acceptance into a Geneseo study abroad program, must be a degree-seeking student at the time of both the application and the use of the award, and must be in good academic standing and in good conduct standing.

Lynn & Weston Kennison Annual Scholarship for Study Abroad in Italy

A $1,000 scholarship in support of direct expenses for a study abroad program in Italy. Supported by Lynn '81 and Weston '79 Kennison.

Selected by: Jennifer Wachunas Prize Committee

Jennifer Wachunas Memorial Annual Prize

$250 prizes to students with a GPA of 3.4 or better, demonstrated commitment to the community and to caring for and helping others, respect for the beliefs of others, breadth of interests, curiosity, and industry. Supported by friends and family of Jennifer Wachunas '96.

Selected by: Mathematics Department

V. Ambujamma Memorial Endowed Scholarship

$800 scholarship to an outstanding and worthy undergraduate student in Mathematics. Supported by an endowment established by Dr. V. Lakshmikantham in memory of his mother.

Edward P. Daniels Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a student entering his/her senior year with a solid academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA) majoring in Mathematics and who demonstrates leadership and integrity.  This scholarship was created in October 2007 through an endowment established by Robert and Marilyn Lyon, in honor of Marilyn's father, Edward.

Mr. & Mrs. Kadambi Gopalachar Endowed Scholarship

$500 scholarship to an outstanding and worthy student in Math. Supported by an endowment established in honor of her parents by Dr. Srinivasa Leelamma, former professor of Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo.

Gilbert A. and Jane B. Palmer Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a junior or senior mathematics major at SUNY Geneseo who has high academics achievement, and plans to pursue a graduate program in mathematics, or mathematics education. Preference will be given to students who intend to teach mathematics and who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is supported through an endowment established by Dr. Gilbert A. Palmer, Associate Professor Emeritus, in memory of his wife Jane Barton Palmer, Class of 1961.

M.T. Sharman Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding and worthy student in Math. Supported by Dr. Srinivasa Leelamma. former professor of Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo.

Dr. William and Mrs. Bela Small Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an academically outstanding undergraduate who best exemplifies through his/her activities the promotion of a diverse campus community.  It is awarded on an alternating basis to a Philosophy major, a Music major and a Mathematics major, by the faculty in those departments. Supported by an endowment established in memory of Dr. William Smalland his wife, Bela, by Dr. Srinivasa Leelamma and Dr. V. Lakshmikanthan.

Trasher/Snow Mathematics Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding sophomore or junior Mathematics major as determined by Math GPA, overall GPA, service to the Math department and leadership in Math department student activities. Supported annually by by Donald and Virginia Trasher, emeriti professors of Mathematics at SUNY Geneseo. 

Selected by: Music Department

Alice Austin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Two scholarships to outstanding students majoring in dance, drama and/or music. Supported by a bequest given by Alice Austin, emeritus faculty member and namesake for Austin Theatre.

Jean M. Besser Annual Scholarship

This $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a student from the School of the Arts who shows a strong commitment of artistic service and leadership in School of The Arts, and evidence of ongoing artistic activity of the highest quality with exceptional potential for post-graduation success in the chosen artistic field.  Preferential consideration will be given to residents of rural areas in Livingston or Wyoming County.  Jean M. Besser, Class of 1943, was a dedicated teacher and loyal alumna; this scholarship in Jean's memory is supported by Herbert Hawley.

Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships to outstanding undergraduate majors in Music, Art, Theatre, and Dance, recommended by faculty in each department. Endowed by the late Mrs. Gertrude Chanler.

Lydia Hees DeMarco '29 Annual Music Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to a student who demonstrates excellence in musical performance.  This scholarship is given in memory of Lydia Hees De Marco, Class of 1929, and is supported by the family of the late Dr. Roland R. '30 and Mrs. Lydia Hees '29 De Marco.

Einhorn, Yaffee, Prescott Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in the Performing Arts

This scholarship to an outstanding student in Performing Arts is designated for students in music or arts, since these are creative educational disciplines and reflect the imaginative quality important to success in the architectural profession.  This scholarship is sponsored by Einhorn, Yaffee, Prescott, PC, a firm of architects in Albany, NY who designed the College's academic building; South Hall. 

Eric Grammas Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a SUNY Geneseo student who is pursuing a degree in Performing Arts and has overcome great obstacles through hard work, perseverance, and determination in the pursuit of their dreams.  This scholarship is in memory of Eric Grammas, Class of 2005, and is supported by an endowment established by Eric's family, friends, and the Geneseo Community Players.

Judi M. Houston Memorial Annual Scholarship in Musical Theater

A scholarship for a continuing student with outstanding interest and potential in musical theatre. Supported by alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the School of the Arts.

Robert M. Isgro Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to either a continuing or graduating Chamber Singer who has significantly contributed to the group's success.  This scholarship is funded through an endowment established by friends and family of Robert Isgro, much respected Emeritus Professor of Music.

Connie Johnston Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a music major in the piano performance or piano pedagogy minor, with at least one semester of study with Geneseo piano faculty.  The recipient shall show strong evidence of successful artistic activity and high potential for artistic growth and must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.3, and minimum GPA in the major or minor program of 3.7.  The applicant must provide a written nomination by a member of the music faculty.  This scholarship was created through an endowment established by Dean A. Johnston, in memory of his wife Connie. 

Robert & Jeanette McClellan Endowed Scholarship in Music

Two scholarships to outstanding students planning to major in Music.  This scholarship is funded by an endowment that was  established by the late Robert and Jeanette McClellan. 

Friends of Music Endowed Scholarship in Music

Scholarships to Music majors for academic excellence and service to music. This scholarship is supported by an endowment that was  established by the Friends of Music. 

Selected by: NYS Department of Home Bureaus

Federation of Home Bureaus Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to deserving student in the field of Business Administration. Endowed by the NYS Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. Recipient chosen by local chapter.

Selected by: Office of Disability Services

Elizabeth K. Hartness Memorial Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarships to undergraduates who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, a documented disability and are in need of financial assistance; all majors will be considered. This scholarship was established by Elizabeth's parents, Charles and Kathleen Hartness, and is supported by Elizabeth's family. 

Selected by: Office of International Student Services

Ambassador Apartments World Citizen Endowed Scholarship for International Students

$500 scholarships to international students who wish to study at SUNY Geneseo. These are awarded to the students who best demonstrate, in the form of a 500 word essay, an awareness and understanding of what it means to be a world citizen today. Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.

Muriel A. Daniels International Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding SUNY Geneseo international student with preference given to a Canadian student with a solid academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA) who demonstrates leadership, respect, loyalty, and integrity. Selection of the scholarship recipient will be coordinated through the Office of International Student Services in consultation with the Geneseo Foundation. Established by Marilyn and Robert Lyon, in honor of Marilyn's mother, Muriel A. Daniels.

Mary Robinson-Slabey '64 Annual Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship to support international students who demonstrate excellence in academics at Geneseo. Supported by Mary Robinson-Slabey '64.

Mary Robinson-Slabey '64 Endowed Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship to support international students who demonstrate excellence in academics at Geneseo. Supported by an endowment established by Mary Robinson-Slabey '64.

Charles and Marjorie VanArsdale Endowed Scholarship for International Studies

A scholarship to a worthy international student. Supported by Charles (Bud) and his late wife, Marjorie VanArsdale.

Selected by: Office of Residence Life

Excellence in Residence Life Leadership Annual Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship to the Residence Life Assistant who is the most outstanding in his or her commitment to the personal and social development of students as responsible residents in a living and learning community. Supported by Kathleen Acierno Baron '83.

Selected by: Philosophy Department

Dr. H. James Birx Annual Scholarship

Two scholarships to academically outstanding undergraduates majoring in anthropology and philosophy.  The recipients will be selected by faculty in those two departments.  These scholarships are supported by Professor Birx '63, graduate degree '64, to commemorate his 40th class reunion.

Dr. Bill Edgar Tribute Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to honor the standards most respected by Dr. William Edgar, distinguished teaching professor emeritus of philosophy, to be given to outstanding students in philosophy, with consideration of their excellence in the humanties in general.  The recipient will be determined by the Philosophy Department committee, who will examine scholastic excellence and involvement in areas related to philosophy and the humanties.  This scholarship is made possible by an endowment established by contributions from alumni, faculty, staff and friends of Dr. Bill Edgar.

Selected by: Physics Department

Jack Kramer Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Physics

A scholarship to a Physics major with junior or senior standing who has completed Physics 224 and has both an overall and Physics GPA of at least 3.0.  The recipient must also demonstrate financial need and a solid work ethic both in and outside of the classroom, and will be selected by the Physics Faculty Scholarship Committee.  This scholarship is supported by Jack Kramer, Class of 1976. 

John W. Padalino Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a Physics major in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 physics GPA.  The scholarship will be granted to a student student entering his/her senior year who has demonstrated exceptional talent and initiative in the laboratory in experimental physics, astronomy, or engineering. Recipient selected by the Physics Faculty Scholarship Committee. Supported by the family of John W. Padalino.

Robert "Duke" Sells Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships presented annually to an outstanding undergraduate physics major in the sophomore year of the physics program. The recipient is selected based on academic performance in physics. This scholarship is funded by an endowment supported by family, friends, former students and co-workers of the late Dr. Robert "Duke" Sells, retired Emeritus Professor of Physics.

Selected by: Political Science and International Relations Department

Ambassador Apartments Endowed Scholarship in International Relations

A scholarship awarded on a competitive basis to an outstanding student with a major in International Relations. Recipient selected based upon academic merit, citizenship, and service. Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.

Dr. Edward Janosik Endowed Leadership Prize

$200 prizes to students who have shown outstanding service to the Political Science Department.  These awards are supported by donations to the Political Science Department from alumni, friends, faculty and staff in honor of Dr. Janosik, Emeritus Professor of Political Science.

John Merchant '70 Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a deserving student majoring in Political Science.  This scholarship is funded by an endowment established by John Merchant, Class of 1970.

Jesse M. Rodgers Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and character. This scholarship is awarded on an alternating basis by the departments of English and Political Science.  The scholarship was established by Omega Beta Psi, and the friends and family of Jesse M. Rodgers. 

Selected by: Pre-law Advisor

Jane Aschenbrenner Ryan '74 Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship will be available each year for a student entering his/her senior year with proven financial need to help defray the costs of applying for admission to law school. This scholarship is supported by Jane Aschenbrenner Ryan, Class of 1974.

George and Eleanore Teall Memorial Annual Scholarship

 A $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding student in Geneseo's pre-law program, based on solid academic achievement and potential for success in law school. This scholarship was established by Eleanore Teall in loving memory of her late husband George, a Geneseo attorney and emeritus member of The Geneseo Foundation Board of Directors. Upon Eleanore's passing, their son Geoff has thoughtfully funded this scholarship in memory of both his parents.

Selected by: Psychology Department

Carol Kramer Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Psychology

A scholarship to an outstanding student who is a declared psychology major with junior or senior standing, who has completed at least 12 hours in psychology, including PSYC 250 and 251, and who has a Psychology GPA of 3.3 or higher. The recipient must also demonstrate a financial need and a strong commitment to psychology both in and outside of the classroom and will be selected by the Psychology Faculty Scholarship Committee. Supported by Carol (Patterson) Kramer, Class of 1976.

Selected by: Student Association Award Committee

Student Association Merit Endowed Scholarship for Leadership

Scholarships to students who have risen to leadership posts within and outside of the Student Association, and have been continually involved throughout their college careers.  These scholarships are supported by the Geneseo Student Association. 

Student Association Merit Endowed Scholarship for Service

Scholarships to students who are involved in Student Association organizations and activities (both funded and non-funded).  These students may be leaders of organizations, or may be members who are involved in a number of different Student Association groups and do not receive the recognition that goes along with a leadership post.  These scholarships are supported by the Geneseo Student Association. 

Student Association Merit Endowed Scholarship for Diversity

Scholarships to students who best exemplify through their activities the promotion of a diverse and inclusive Student Association and campus community.  The applicant pool will not be limited with regard to ethnic background, and should include members of organizations unified around issues of sexual orientation, gender, race and ethnicity, or lifestyle choices such as involvement in the Greek system, etc.  These scholarships are supported by the Geneseo Student Association.

Selected by: School of Business

Financial Accounting Peer Tutoring Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to a junior Accounting major with a minimum grade of B in Accounting 210 and 211, as well as a willingness to tutor during the senior year. Supported by Mr. Harry Howe, Professor/Coordinator of Accounting .

Ambassador Apartments Endowed Scholarship in Accounting

A scholarship awarded on a competitive basis to an outstanding student majoring in Accounting. Recipient selected based upon academic merit, citizenship, and service. Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.

AP Professionals Accounting Annual Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to provide support for accounting majors in the School of Business to assist in preparing for accounting careers.  The scholarship is awarded annually to a junior to assist with senior-year tuition. Supported by Mark P. Pautler, President, AP Professionals.

Beta Gamma Sigma Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to a student member of the Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma in the School of Business. This scholarship is supported by $500 from the School of Business and combined with $500 from the Beta Gamma Sigma central office to provide an award to a deserving student. 

Richard Bosco Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a full time School of Business junior or senior who has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the start of the fall semester. Student applicants must be returning to Geneseo in the spring to earn their bachelor's degree. Additional criteria for selection includes the potential for leadership and success, which may be demonstrated through involvement in extracurricular activities, participation in athletics, work experience, and/or community service. Students wishing to apply will be required to submit the application form, a current resume, a current unoffical transcript, and a one page "personal statement" essay on the college activities and aspirations after graduation.  This scholarship in memory of Richard Bosco, Class of 1989, is supported by an endowment established by his family and friends.

Business Advisory Council Merit Annual Scholarships

Two $500 scholarships based on academic merit. Recipients chosen by Advisory Council Scholarship Committee in consultation with the School of Business Scholarship Committee. Supported by the School of Business.

Business Advisory Council/Gary A. Moore Internship Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarships for students participating in the Internship Program during the fall, spring or summer semester.  This scholarship, in honor of Gary A. Moore, emeritus professor and head of the School of Business, is supported by alumni, faculty, staff, friends and members of the School of Business Advisory Council.

Eleanor Chamberlin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a student entering his/her senior year at SUNY Geneseo with a solid academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA) majoring in Business Administration who demonstrates leadership and integrity. Supported through en endowment established by Marilyn Lyon, in memory of her Aunt Ellie.

DeMott & Smith Senior Accounting Annual Scholarship

Annual scholarship of $2,000 for superior academic achievement in Accounting and demonstrated potential for success in the accounting profession. In addition to financial assistance, the scholarship includes a paid internship for academic credit at DeMott and Smith. Supported by DeMott and Smith, CPA's, a Rochester-based accounting firm.

EFP Rotenberg Annual Scholarship

A $3,000 tuition scholarship to an outstanding accounting major.  The recipient will complete an internship with EFP Rotenberg.  This scholarship program to support outstanding students financially, provide recognition for superior academic achievement, and encourage students interested in careers in public accounting was established and is supported by EFP Rotenberg. 

Flanders Group Insurance Career Endowed Scholarship

Two $650 scholarships or one $1,300 scholarship to School of Business juniors with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in insurance and a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75. The recipients must complete a three credit internship at one or more insurance companies, providing 115 hours of work over the course of a semester. Supported by The Flanders Group.

FTT Manufacturing Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a Business major in his or her junior year who is judged by the business faculty as being the most improved student from freshman to junior year, but in more than grade-point average. Student must show demonstrated humanistic values through volunteer service, including church, hospital, or a community service organization. Student should have qualities that suggest potential for success in business, including in the entrepreneurial sense of creating a business. Established by FTT Manufacturing.

Humphrey Family Endowed Scholarship - Five Star Bank

A scholarship to assist business students with tuition, based on the following criteria:students enrolled in the School of Business whose home address in is Livingston or Wyoming counties; juniors who have a cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 or better and demonstrate potential for leadership and success in business through participation in student clubs, volunteer activities, intercollegiate or intramural athletics, or by experience in jobs or internships.  Supported by the Humphrey Family.

Ryan Kennedy '05 Memorial Annual Scholarship

A $750 scholarship to an undergraduate in the School of Business with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  The recipient must be involved in extracurricular activities and must be someone whose life has been touched by cancer.  This fund was established by Adam Turkewitz '05, with the continued support of the many friends and family members of Ryan Kennedy, a Class of 2005 Accounting major who lost his life to cancer shortly after graduation. 

Dr. Gregor Lazarcik Endowed Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship to a deserving undergraduate in the School of Business as chosen by the School's faculty. Endowed by Dr. Gregor Lazarcik, Professor Emeritus.

Livingston County Chamber of Commerce Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate student in the School of Business.  The Chamber of Commerce stipulates that preference be given to a Livingston County student.  This scholarship is sponsored by the Livingston County Chamber of Commerce.

M&T Bank/MCC Transfer Student Annual Scholarship

A scholarship to a full-time student with junior status who has transferred to SUNY Geneseo's School of Business from Monroe Community College.  The recipient should have a strong academic record as demonstrated by a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and maintain that academic standing through graduation for annual renewal.  This scholarship is supported by M&T Bank. 

Edward Pettinella '73 Senior Leadership Annual Scholarship

Two $2,500 scholarships to student entering his/her senior year who demonstrate leadership and an impressive record of achievement as undergraduates, and strong potential for success in their professional careers as alumni of Geneseo.  These scholarships are supported by Edward Pettinella, Class of 1973. 

Charles VanArsdale Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a high school senior from Livingston, Wyoming, Monroe, Ontario or Genesee county enrolled as a full-time freshman pre-major in the SUNY Geneseo School of Business.  The applicant should demonstrate academic excellence and potential for success in business, and an interest in entrepreneurism.  The directors of the Bank of Castile have established the Charles Van Arsdale Scholarship Fund in recognition of:  Bud Van Arsdale's long and distinguished service as President of the bank; his continuing efforts in support of numerous community groups and programs; and his special interest in SUNY Geneseo, the College's School of Business, and the relationship of the college to economic expansion in the Genesee Valley. 

SELECTED BY SHEAR SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

James G. and Irene H. Allen Memorial Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship to a Childhood Education major in need of financial assistance. This scholarship is supported by June Allen, Class of 1962, in memory of her parents. 

Charlotte Diamond Baker Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a student who is in financial need, has achieved satisfactory academic progress and has made outstanding contributions in College activities. This scholarship is funded through an endowment established by the late Charlotte Diamond Baker '41, with continued support from her two daughters; Harriet Friedberg and Ellen Abramson and their families. 

Dr. Fred A. Bennett Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a deserving student in the Shear School of Education.  This scholarship is supported by an endowment established by F. Lawrence Bennett and Barbara Bennett, as a memorial to their father, the late Dr. Fred A. Bennett, who served as assistant to former Geneseo President Robert MacVittie for eight years. 

James '33 and Mary Servis '34 Dietsche Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship presented to an outstanding School of Education undergraduate, with preference given to graduates of Geneseo Central School or Elmira Free Academy. This scholarship is in memory of Jim who was a 1933 graduate of Geneseo, and Mary who was a graduate of the class of 1934, and is supported by an endowment created by their daughter Christina and her husband David. 

Connie Campo Drew '58 Annual Scholarship

A $2,000 scholarship to an outstanding student with preference to a Childhood with Special Education major who demonstrates financial need.  This scholarship is generously supported by Connie Campo Drew, Class of 1958.

Gertrude Dewey Gillespie '39 Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an undergraduate admitted to the Shear School of Education Childhood program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  This scholarship is made possible through an  endowment established by Mary Anne Gillespie, in honor of her mother, Gertrude Dewey Gillespie, Class of 1939. 

Martha Cox Hart Memorial Endowed Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to outstanding elementary education majors. Endowed by her family, these scholarships are in memory of Martha Cox Hart, in honor of her long and dedicated career as an elementary school teacher. 

Marjorie Lattin Cook Hucker Endowed Scholarship

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding student based on academic achievement.  This memorial scholarship was  established by family and friends of Marjorie Lattin Cook Hucker, SUNY Geneseo Class of 1930. 

Kappa Delta Pi's Epsilon Tau Chapter Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an active member of SUNY Geneseo's Epsilon Tau Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi who recognizes the imortance of service and demonstrates a strong dedication to being involved in the education community.  Elgible candidates must be from the School of Education or the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences and meet chapter participation criteria.  This scholarship is funded by an endowment established by Kappa Delta Pi.

Helen LiFeber-Rosener Annual Scholarship for Excellence

Two $1,500 scholarship, given annually to undergraduates majoring in the Childhood or Childhood Special Education Program, who show an interest in promoting literacy and diversity, and who plan to teach urban students.  The recipients are chosen by the Dean or Assistant Dean of SUNY Geneseo's Ella Cline Shear School of Education.  These scholarships are funded by Helen Lifeber-Rosener, Class of 1960. 

Luckern/Miles Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding student in teacher education, preferably from Geneva or Seneca Falls. This scholarship was established and is supported by Mary E. Luckern '53, in honor of her aunt and great-aunt, both alumni named Abigail Miles.

Patricia K. Lyon Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to a student entering his/her senior year with a solid academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA) majoring in childhood education and demonstrating leadership and integrity. This scholarship is funded by an endowment established by Robert and Marilyn Lyon, in honor of Bob's mother.

McTarnaghan Family Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding incoming student majoring in Childhood Education, based on ability and need.  This scholarship is renewable up to 4 years, contigent on the recipient meeting a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA requirement each year.  The recipient is selected by the Office of Admissions in consultation with the Office of Financial Aid.  This scholarship is supported through an endowment established by Roy and Beverly McTarnaghan; both members of the Class of 1954.  It is named in honor, and in memory, of McTarnaghan family members who have graduated from SUNY Geneseo.

June Blair Metro '48 Annual Scholarship for Excellence in Elementary Education

A $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding and deserving elementary education major who has demonstrated academic excellence, leadership ability, and contributions to the department. This scholarship is supported by June Blair Metro '48.

Dr. Francis and Katharine Moench Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship for an outstanding Childhood Education major.  This scholarship was endowed by a bequest from the late Dr. Francis Moench, President Emeritus of SUNY Geneseo, and his wife Kay Moench.  Their son, Dr. Richard Moench, has continued to build this endowment in his parents' names. 

Mary Nash Orbaker Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding woman elementary education major based on academic excellence (minimum GPA of 3.0), financial need, and demonstration of leadership qualities in her profession. The recipient will be selected during her junior year and paid the last semester of student teaching. This scholarship is supported by an endowment established by Dr. Eugene Orbaker in honor of his wife, Mary Nash Orbaker '53. 

Elaine Smith Pettinella '73 Annual Scholarship for Excellence

Two $1,500 scholarships will be given annually to incoming freshmen who have been admitted into the Ella Cline Shear School of Education and plan to major in Childhood Special Education.  The students who are selected must have an interest in teaching in an inclusion class or academic intervention services classroom with diverse learners from all backgrounds.  The recipients should also have an excellent academic background and demonstrate financial need.  These scholarships are  supported by Elaine Smith Pettinella '73.

Ella Cline Shear Endowed Scholarship

$1,000 scholarships to outstanding and deserving students who are preparing for careers in teaching.  These scholarships are funded by an endowment gift from Geneseo alumna Ella Cline Shear '35, MS '59, for whom the College's School of Education was named.

Marjorie Elliott Spezzano '48 Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding undergraduate majoring in either Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education, Early Childhood with Childhood Education, or Childhood with Special Education.  Selection is based on academic excellence and involvement in community service. Supported by income from a special endowment established by Marjorie Elliott Spezzano '48.

Martha Johnson Thom '54 Memorial Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship given annually to an outstanding student enrolled in a certification program in Childhood Education. Endowed by family and friends of the late Martha Johnson Thom '54.

Gustave A. & Geraldine S. Werner Foundation Annual Scholarship

Three four-year, full-tuition scholarships for students majoring in Childhood Education with Special Education. The selected students must maintain a 2.8 (or better) cumulative average in order to continue to be eligible to receive funds. Supported by the Gustave A. and Geraldine S. Werner Foundation.

Wilbur Wright Family Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship given on an alternating basis to an outstanding student planning to major in Music and or Childhood Education and pursue a teaching career.  This scholarship is supported by an endowment established by Dr. Wilbur Wright, Emeritus. 

Selected by: Sigma Kappa Sorority

Sigma Kappa - Theta Pi Chapter Endowed Prizes

Prizes to be given to a student entering his/her senior year who best exemplifies the attributes and qualities of the chapter founders. Some of these attributes and qualities include (but are not limited to): scholarship, campus and community involvement, leadership, altruism, charity, kindness, and pride in Sigma Kappa. Underclassmen will nominate deserving seniors by writing a brief (1 page) statement detailing why that particular sister should receive this prize. The Alumnae Advisory Board will review all nominations and select the final winners.

Selected by: Department of theatre and Dance

Alice Austin Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Two scholarships to outstanding students majoring in dance, drama and/or music. Supported by a bequest given by Alice Austin, emeritus faculty member and namesake for Austin Theatre.

Dr. John T. Barrett Memorial Annual Scholarship

$500 scholarship to an outstanding performer or director in Theatre.  This special scholarship is supported by family and friends of the late Dr. John Barrett, professor emeritus of dramatic arts at SUNY Geneseo and a former chair of that department.

Hubert and Gertrude Chanler Endowed Scholarship

Scholarships to outstanding undergraduate majors in Music, Art, Theatre, and Dance, recommended by faculty in each department. Endowed by the late Mrs. Gertrude Chanler.

John Delelys Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Theatre

A scholarship to an outstanding student in the School of the Arts.  This award is supported by family and friends of John Delelys '73, and alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the School of the Arts. 

Alice Hart Kneller '30 Endowed Scholarship

A scholarship to an outstanding junior or senior with exceptional talent in theater arts and solid academic achievement. This scholarship is sponsored by an endowment established by the late Alice Hart Kneller, Class of 1930, with continued support from family and friends. 

Sue-Ann Queen Kreutter Memorial Annual Scholarship in Dance 

A $500 scholarship to an outstanding student in the Dance program.  This scholarship was established by family and friends of the late Sue-Ann Queen Kreutter, Class of 1977, and continues to be supported by Stephen M. Kreutter, Class of 1979.

Bertha V.B. Lederer Endowed Scholarship in Dance

A scholarship to an outstanding junior or senior in the dance program, the recipient will be selected by the Dance faculty.  This scholarship is funded from an endowment established by the late Miss Bertha V.B. Lederer. 

Dr. Myrtle Merritt Annual Scholarship in Dance

Two $500 scholarships to outstanding juniors or seniors in the dance program as recommended by Dance faculty. These scholarships are supported by Dr. Myrtle Merritt.

Cheryl Sabik '85 Memorial Annual Scholarship

A scholarship to a theatre student who demonstrates academic excellence and who possesses a creative and dramatic spirit in technical theatre or design. Recipient selected by faculty in the theatre department.

Selected by: Ward Leadership Scholarship Committee

Ward Leadership Annual Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship to a student who demonstrates service to the College and/or larger community through volunteerism, student leadership, contribution to college life, involvement in campus programming events such as Activities Commission, IRC, IGC and other campus wide events, and completion of the bronze certificate in the GOLD Leadership Certificate Program.  This scholarship is supported by Daniel B. Ward '87. 

Selected by: Xerox Center

Xerox Center for Multicultural Teacher Education Annual Scholarship

The Xerox Scholarships are part of the Xerox Center for Multicultural Teacher Education program, which was established in January 1996 to recruit , encourage and mentor Hispanics and other minorities to enroll at SUNY Geneseo to prepare for careers as school teachers. The Xerox Center for Multicultural Teacher Education is supported by a grant from the Xerox Foundation, which includes funds for scholarship assistance and grants.