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College of Brockport Junior & Senior Physics/Math/Computer Science Scholarships

Scholarship Provider: Grant from the National Science Foundation
Application Deadline: 07/16/2012
Deadlines vary -see other comments below for details
Description: The College has received a grant of $600,000 from the National Science Foundation to provide 28 scholarships of $5,000/year for juniors, seniors and graduate students majoring in physics, mathematics or computer science. This NSF program provides institutions with funds for student scholarships to encourage and enable the achievement of higher education degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by talented but financially disadvantaged students. The program was established in accordance with the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998.

Scholarship funds can be used for expenses normally incurred by full-time students - including tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment. These scholarships are awarded on a semester-by-semester basis. Students making satisfactory progress in their degree program during the fall semester (defined as a GPA of 3.0 both overall and in their major for the semester) will have their scholarships continued during the spring semester.

There is a similar scholarship program for freshmen and sophomores, called the PMACS program. Information about this program can be found at: PMACS Scholarships, however, at this time it appears that funding has not yet been made available for the freshman and sophomore program.
Scholarship Amount: $5000 per year
Scholarship Website:
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Junior or Senior
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Awards Given: 21-50
Length of Award: Renewable
Minimum GPA: 3.0 or 3.2 please see website for more details
Other Comments: Deadlines Vary contingent upon type of student:

Students Entering for the Fall of 2012:  Deadline is July 16, 2012
Currrent Brockport Students:  Deadline is May 18, 2012

Students currently receiving a BPMACS Scholarship do not need to submit a full application, but need to fill out a brief reapplication form by May 18, 2012

Links to application forms are available on the following page:

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Professor Sandford Miller
State University of NY
201 Brown Building, Department of Mathematics
Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: (585) 395-5178
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