Students at Daemen College earn an impressive number of External Scholarships from various sources. There are scholarships out there for everyone. These are just some of the students who put in the work and reaped the rewards.
After applying and interviewing, Morgan was chosen to win a scholarship which is awarded to high school students who volunteer at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
Jose won a scholarship from his high school for being president of the student council and for being a top male athlete. He also received one for highest average for an international student.
Zachary applied for and won a scholarship called the "Future Mohawk Leaders Award". He had to write an essay describing what he plans to do with his college education and how it could possibly one day help out the people of Akwesasne, a reservation next to his home town.
Desirae applied for financial assistance from the trust of Mr. Franklin Carey, which is managed by the Cahill Law Office in her home town. The trust grants funds to women pursuing their college careers.
Zachary won the New York State Excellence in Accounting Scholarship. He heard about the scholarship through a friend at Daemen, and it will help fund his senior year and Graduate year at Daemen.
Rachel won the Scholar Athlete Award from her high school, given to two females athletes and two males. She also won a $400 scholarship through the Rotary Club after being nominated by her guidance counselor.
Michaela was excited to win a UNYTS scholarship. Through student government she was an active member of the UNYTS club, and her advisor encouraged her to apply.
Sarah was pleased to have been awarded four outside scholarships: The Dewar Foundation scholarship and the Susan Remillard scholarship (through the Oneonta Dollars for Scholars program), the 6th Ward Athletic Club scholarship, and the Potter Foundation scholarship which she’ll receive for 4 years. The criteria for each scholarship was academic achievement, leadership, community service and teacher recommendations.
Erin was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from Sykes Enterprises. It is a merit scholarship that she wrote an essay to win.
Catherine won the Homer Fund Orange Scholars scholarship. It is awarded through her parent's employer, and based on academics and community leadership.
Amanda won a scholarship that's offered to employees of McDonalds. All it took was the knowledge that the scholarship was available, and a simple application. Sometimes it's just that easy.
Danielle has been the lucky recipient of the Florence E. Eckhardt scholarship since her first year at Daemen. She demonstrated core values of community service and leadership, and submitted letters of recommendation to receive this funding.
Allyson went through a competitive application process and eventually became a finalist for the National AMBUCS scholarship. AMBUCS provides scholarships to future therapists.