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Cayuga Community College Foundation increasing scholarship opportunities | Education

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There can be extra opportunities for full-tuition scholarships for Cayuga Community College college students.

The Cayuga Community College Foundation is boosting funds for the Presidential Scholars Program by 50%, the muse mentioned in a information launch. The extra funding will permit a few dozen new scholarships to be awarded between CCC’s Auburn and Fulton campuses.

Presidential scholarship recipients have to be first-time, full-time faculty college students, the information launch mentioned. They additionally must preserve a 3.0 grade level common each semester to stay eligible for the scholarship. The launch mentioned these added scholarships will doubtless be obtainable within the 2022-23 tutorial 12 months.

Full-tuition presidential scholarships may be obtained by Cayuga County and Oswego County college students who graduate within the prime 20% of their highschool class. Students from Jordan-Elbridge, Skaneateles, and Red Creek college districts and Tyburn Academy and Union Springs Academy are additionally in a position to apply for the scholarship, the information launch mentioned.

“Scholarships are a necessary ingredient to supporting college students as they stability their academic and profession targets, work and household obligations. Full-tuition Presidential Scholarships ease the monetary obligations of recipients and permit these college students to stay centered on their tutorial journey,” Dr. Brian Durant, CCC’s president, mentioned within the information launch. “Our College Foundation has all the time been a steadfast sponsor of Cayuga, and we thank them for his or her continued help for our college students.”