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Outside/Private Scholarship Resources

  • Private Scholarships are awarded by private organizations such as the Elks Club, church groups, unions, etc. Notification of private scholarships should be forwarded to the Financial Aid Office. Private Scholarships are considered financial aid awards and may reduce the amount students need to borrow. Outside Scholarships are posted on our website as the Financial Aid Office receives them or you can search on the Federal Student Aid scholarship page or other free scholarship websites such as Fastweb. Beware of any services that require payment. Beware of any services that require payment. For information on scholarship scams, visit the Federal Trade Commission Scholarship Scam page.

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*SUNY Potsdam Scholarships are made possible thanks to the generous donations of friends of the college. The amount and number of scholarships awarded is dependent upon the availability of these donations. All awards and programs are subject to change without notice as a result of fluctuations in funding levels.