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NYSTAA Scholarship

What is NYSTAA?

The New York State Transfer and Articulation Association is an organization dedicated to the promotion of the mobility of transfer students in higher education and professional development of NYSTAA members serving the needs of transfer students.  Membership is open to professionals involved with the transfer process who work for any Middle States accredited higher education institution within New York State.  Associate membership is available to individuals working in higher education outside New York State.

NYSTAA Scholarship Definition

The New York State Transfer and Articulation Association Scholarship is a monetary award given to recipients graduating with associate’s degrees from New York State member two-year colleges and transferring to New York State member four-year institutions.

NYSTAA Scholarship

NYSTAA will be awarding four (4) scholarships valued at $2,000 each

Guidelines for applying

• Have completed an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science by August 2014 from a two-year member college*
• Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5
• Apply and plan on immediately attending a four-year member institution*
• Complete the attached application and present all required criteria

*For a list of member institutions visit the NYSTAA web site at and select Member Institutions under the Membership option along the top. Note: Only New York State member colleges/universities qualify.

Please provide the following:

• Completed scholarship application which can be obtained by visiting: or by stopping by 104D Payne Hall for a paper application. Please note: Online submission is most preferred!
• Official transcripts from all colleges attended and courses in progress (if applicable)
• One letter of recommendation from a college administrator or faculty member
• Essay

Deadline for Applications:

Deadline is March 1, 2015!

For more information about the NYSTAA Scholarship, please contact either the NYSTAA Scholarshop Committee Chair Maria Kendzierski at or Michael Henningsen, Coordinator of Transfer Servivces at or (315) 792-5326.

Office Hours:
Walk-Ins welcomed, Appointments preferred

Michael Henningsen
Assistant Director,
Career & Transfer Services

Susan Johnston
Transfer Success Advisor

Janet Tamburrino
Career & Transfer Services

University Partners & Transfer Center
102 Alumni College Center
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Phone: (315) 792-5326