The Criteria

Students who apply for the Rewarding Potential Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Family income must fall below 200% of EOP and HEOP
  • Students must apply to at least one SUNY or CUNY school and one reach school
  • Students must complete the Rewarding Potential Scholarship application which includes:
    • Information about the colleges and universities to which they have applied
    • Their high school resume
    • Their college essay
    • Two letters of recommendation, one from their guidance counselor and one additional
    • Their high school transcript
    • Verification of their family financial status