OSWEGO, NY — SUNY Oswego has awarded Jill Dempsey of Sparta a Destination Oswego Scholarship of $5,000 a year. The scholarship goes to high-achieving freshmen and transfer students from outside New York state.
Dempsey reserved a place at SUNY Oswego for fall 2014, and was scheduled to begin classes Aug. 25, majoring in English.
The awards are part of about $4 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to the more than $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.
About SUNY Oswego
Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2014, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2014 college guidebook “The Best Northeastern Colleges,” as well as its 2014 list of “best value” colleges and universities nationally.
A 153-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.
Visit oswego.edu for more information.