Eligability Criteria for 2006 and after: 2.75 CUM or greater, completion of at least nine credits in prior semester for full-time students, no incomplete grades, no failing grades, and a good record of EOP Study Group attendance.
These lists do not include Freshmen. Please see Freshmen Distinction List below.
Eligibility Criteria Before 2006: Semester GPA must be 2.67 or better, no incomplete grades, and at least 75 percent compliance in Study Groups.
EOP freshmen who have achieved a 2.75 CUM or greater, no incomplete grades, no failing grades and a B- or higher in Key Issues in the Education of Underrepresented Students.
OOP Academic Achievement Award
EOP students who have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better are recognized by the Office of Opportunity Programs for their scholastic excellence and extraordinary dedication to self-improvement. These students are presented with the SUNY Office of Opportunity Programs’ Certificate of Academic Achievement.
EOP Deans List
Placement on the Dean's List in any semester is reserved for full-time students who complete 12 or more credits with a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher, and who have no incomplete, repeat, or failing grades for that semester.
The Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence was created to recognize students who have best demonstrated, and been recognized, for the integration of academic excellence with accomplishments in the areas of leadership, athletics, community service, creative and performing arts or career achievement. The campus president establishes a selection committee, which reviews exemplary members of the college community who are graduating. Campus nominees are then forwarded to the Chancellor's Office and are subjected to a second round of review. Finalists are then recommended to the Chancellor to become recipients of the Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. Each recipient receives a framed certificate and medallion, which may be worn at commencement.
EOP Travel Grant Recipients
This travel grant is awarded only for fall and spring study abroad programs. Students are selected based on their academic record, essay, and financial need. The grant covers up to $750 of the airfare through a travel agent designated by the Center for International Programs.
Benjamin A. Gilman National Scholarship Recipients
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards for study abroad to U.S. citizen students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university. Selected by competition, recipients are awarded up to $5,000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad.
The David & Irma Goldknopf XAE Scholarship
The David & Irma Goldknopf XAE Scholarship comes to us from retired English professors who feel strongly about helping students, especially those who need a second chance. They realized, after more than 50 years of teaching, that students today have it much harder to support themselves through college. The recipients are members of Chi Alpha Epsilon, EOP Honor Society, who have earned an upgrade in one of the past two semesters and are full time matriculated students.
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