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Admission Criteria & Expectations

Admission Criteria

  • A 3.5 GPA or better
  • 30 completed hours at SUNY Potsdam
  • At least four semesters remaining towards completion of an undergraduate degree (including the Fall semester in which you apply)
  • Application to the Program (accepted only in the Fall)
  • Interview by the Steering Committee
  • Selection by the Steering Committee

Expectations of Scholars

  • Maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • Attend all program events
  • Complete a yearly educational plan and budget
  • Complete an educational project
  • Comply with deadlines
  • Be involved in planned activities
  • Attend Senior Project Presentations
  • Present the Project during the Senior year

Please submit applications to:

Bonnie Lawrence, Presidential Scholars Program

309 Dunn Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Avenue

Potsdam, New York 13676

(315) 267-2900/3228