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Stay on Long Island Initiative Scholarship Application

Personal Information
First Name: Middle Initial: Last Name:

Street Address:
Apartment/Suite Number:
City: State: Zip:

Home Phone:   Cell Phone:


Academic Information
Alternate Email:

Home Campus:

Cumulative GPA: Credits completed:
Major at SCCC:   
Intended major:

I understand that by submitting this application, I am giving permission for the scholarship committees to access my SCCC transcript.

Participants in the Stay on Long Island Initiative
You may apply for a SoLII scholarshp to up to three (3) of these colleges. Check the colleges to which you have applied.
Adelphi University
Briarcliffe College
Dowling College
Five Towns College
Hofstra University
LIU Brentwood
LIU Post
LIU Riverhead
Saint John's University
Saint Joseph's College
Stony Brook University

I understand that not applying for admission to the partner colleges before --DEADLINE-- will automatically disqualify me from a SoLII scholarship.

Application Essays:

The following essays provide an opportunity for you to let the scholarship committee(s) and President McKay know who you are. Selection will be based on superior academic achievement, as well as contributions to the college and/or community through activities, service, and leadership.

Essay 1
Describe your background.
This may include your childhood and teen years, specific moments that have affected you, people who have influenced you or your decisions, or challenges that have shaped you into the scholar and person you are today.
Respond in 250 words or less.

Essay 2
Describr your time at Suffolk County Community College.
This may include reasons for choosing to attend SCCC, challenges/struggles while here, involvement and leadership in clubs, organizations, and classes while attending Suffolk, or specific events or people that have affected you during your time at SCCC.
Respond in 250 words or less.

Essay 3
Describe your future plans.
This may include the answers to one or more of the following questions:
  • Where do you see yourself 5 or 10 years from today?
  • How will this scholarship change your path?
  • How will you make a difference in your school, family, community, or country in the years to come?
Respond in 250 words or less.

Essay 4
Respond to only ONE of the following questions in 250 words or less.
Twenty years from now you are accepting an award. What is it for and what did you do to deserve it?
What is the most important issue your carrer field is facing today, and what can be done to address it?
Describe your most meaningful achievement to date and why is it the most important to you?
You are singing in a talent show. What song would you choose and why?