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Scholarships Listed Below
Gillespie/Pietroski Scholarship
John P. Moroney & Frances Murphy Maroney Merit Scholarship

*Gillespie/Pietroski Scholarship*
Recipient: One Contact: Assistant Dean, School of Education
Amount: $1000 Deadline: Extended from February 8, 2008

This award was established by M. Jean Pietroski ’71, ’74 to honor the
lives and accomplishments of her parents, Milton Hope and Marjorie Lucy
(Roth) Gillespie. The scholarship is intended to recognize an individual
who demonstrates courage, determination and enthusiasm for learning. To
qualify for this award, a student must be:

a. A non-traditional student, preferably from the Phoenix Central
District or Oswego County, returning to school after at least a ten-year
interruption in formal education.
b. Be a full-time junior enrolled in the School of Education as an
education major, pursuing a teaching degree at SUNY Oswego.
c. Be a person of sound character who exhibits commitment to his/her
higher education.
d. Have a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA.
e. Demonstrate financial need
f. Complete and return application materials to the Assistant Dean,
School of Education

*John P. Moroney & Frances Murphy Maroney Merit Scholarship (Renewable)
*Recipient: One
Contact: Office of University Development,
Sheldon Hall
Amount: $2300 Deadline: April 11, 2008
Established in 2003, the John P. Moroney & Frances
Murphy Moroney Scholarship is in memory of the Moroney family. The scholarship
commemorates the Moroney Family's commitment to higher education and
their interest in supporting academic excellence.

Interested students must meet the academic criteria set forth in SUNY
Oswego's Presidential and Merit Scholarship Program, however, they
cannot be current Presidential Scholars. The additional criteria shall

* Be a declared Childhood Education major
* Begin receiving this award during his/her sophomore year (must
apply during his/her freshman year)
* Demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the childhood level.
* Demonstrate leadership skills and a variety of experiences and
activities with children such as volunteerism, extra-curricular
activities and community development.
* Submit a well-organized 300 word essay including the student's
commitment to teaching, experiences working with children,
extra-curricular activities, volunteer activities and biographical
* Submit two letters of reference.
* Recipient may be eligible to continue to receive this award
during his/her junior and senior years assuming he/she maintains a
cumulative grade point average of 3.0. In addition, the student
must also submit an essay summarizing his/her year of college

 Last Updated 2/10/09