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Benefits of the Program

Students admitted to the Presidential Scholar's Program receive the following benefits:

  • Priority registration for course work each semester, in advance of other SUNY Potsdam students.
  • Active support to form academic advising teams from within the SUNY Potsdam faculty and staff.
  • An annual stipend of approximately $600 each year for approved project support.
  • Advanced Honors graduation designation upon completion of program and INTD 450, Scholar as Citizen.
  • Access and full use of the Honor's Lounge (Dunn Hall, third floor)
  • Regular social events, including dinners, holiday parties, and receptions with faculty and the President of SUNY Potsdam
  • Presidential Scholar designation on the diploma.