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$3,500 for North Country high school students

A unique scholarship just for our local students.

North Country Scholarship

If you will be a North Country high school graduate and a freshman applicant, you may be eligible for an added $3,500 scholarship.  And if you keep your grades up, your discount can last for up to eight semesters of consecutive study.

Eligibility Details

  • Graduate from a high school in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence counties.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or other eligible non-citizen who pays the in-state tuition rate.
  • Graduate in June 2020.
  • Earn a high school average and SAT score that meets the criteria for this scholarship. You can use our scholarship calculator to find out if you are eligible.
  • Be accepted for admission to SUNY Plattsburgh.
  • Pay $250 deposit before starting first year.
  • Attend full-time beginning in August 2020, taking 12 or more credits.
  • Live on campus or commute from home.
  • The North Country Scholarship of $3,500 per year is deducted from non-tuition educational costs.
  • Applicants to our nursing program are not eligible for the North Country Scholarship.

Other notes: For eligible students — don’t forget to complete your FAFSA, TAP and Excelsior applications as close to Oct. 1 as possible to get more information about cost and aid. Students who need to withdraw may maintain eligibility under certain circumstances.

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