Apply for Scholarships

The SUNY Orange Foundation has over 200 need-based and academic-based scholarship opportunities available for entering, returning, and graduating students. Every year, more than 250 SUNY Orange students are awarded approximately $400,000 in scholarships. So, whether you are just graduating high school or in the workforce, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship through the SUNY Orange Foundation. 

If you have any questions about applying for a scholarship, please contact Executive Administrative Assistant Sharon Hood at 845-341-4725, or email her at

If you or someone you know is interested in establishing a SUNY Orange scholarship, please click HERE.

Other Scholarship Opportunities:

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International  Scholarship: The Gilman Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is an undergraduate program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad, thereby internationalizing their outlook and better preparing them to thrive in the global economy. Apply here. 

For further information about financial aid options, please contact the SUNY Orange Financial Aid Department at 845-341-4190 or click the following link: SUNY Orange Financial Aid Dept.

The Scholarship Award Ceremony is the Foundation’s annual celebration and recognition of the hundreds of deserving students who receive scholarship support as they pursue their dreams at SUNY Orange. It is also an expression of our gratitude to our many  scholarship donors who want to see them succeed. 


In 2020, our ceremony was held virtually.  To view that ceremony click HERE.