NORWALK, Conn. SUNY Oswego has awarded Norwalk resident Kalaudia O. Auz a Destination Oswego Scholarship, which goes to high-achieving students from outside New York State.
Auz reserved a place as a freshman at SUNY Oswego for fall 2015, and is scheduled to begin classes Aug. 24, majoring in meteorology. She last studied at Brien McMahon High School.
SUNY Oswego honored more than 800 incoming students with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered presidential scholarships of $18,800 ($4,700 a year for up to four years), $6,000 in deans' awards ($1,500 a year for up to four years), $3,000 in merit awards ($750 a year for up to four years) and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships of $5,000 to $8,000 a year.
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.
U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2015, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2015 college guidebook "The Best Northeastern Colleges," as well as its 2015 list of "best value" colleges and universities nationally.
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