Transfer Merit Scholarships

Transfer students entering with a cumulative 3.30 GPA or higher and 57 or more college credits are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship which is renewable for one year if the student maintains a 3.00 or higher GPA at SUNY Oswego. To become eligible, complete an application for admission; no scholarship forms are required. Admission applications received by Jan. 15 receive priority for scholarship consideration. Over one-third of the entering class received merit-based scholarship money.

Transfer Awards 

  • $2,000 Achievement/Merit Scholarships ($1,000 annually for up to two years)

  • $36,000 Destination Oswego Scholarship ($9,000 annually for up to four years) Available for students who are not eligible for New York State tuition; Requires on-campus housing and full-time status.

Renewable Destination Oswego Scholarships 

These are available to non-New York State residents and international transfer students, who are not otherwise eligible for New York State tuition and require full-time study. The award amount is $9,000 annually for up to four years. Requires on-campus housing and full-time status. 

Click here for scholarship policies for students currently receiving one of these awards.

Or direct correspondence to:
Office of Admissions
229 Sheldon Hall
SUNY Oswego
Oswego, NY 13126-3599
Phone: 315.312.2250
Fax: 315.312.3260