SUNY NEW PALTZ SCHOLARSHIP HONORS 1926 ALUMNA
NEW PALTZ -- A generous gift from the late Grace E. Elliott of New Paltz will provide merit-based scholarships to students attending the State University of New York at New Paltz.
A life-long resident of New Paltz known for her generosity to many Hudson Valley charities, Ms. Elliott's $160,000 endowment will be used for the establishment of a scholarship in her mother's name, Gertrude M. Elliott, a member of the College's 1926 graduating class.
The scholarship will be awarded annually to one or more students from New Paltz, New York, or Yonkers, NY, who are in their second year of study at SUNY New Paltz. The scholarship will continue to be awarded for the remainder of their course of study at the College providing academic excellence is maintained.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.