Make a Difference for a Transfer Student!

Scholarship Fall Fundraiser

New for 2019! NYSTAA is hosting a fundraiser to support our annual student scholarships.  We receive applications from an exceptional cohort of deserving students, and we want to continue to provide six (6) $1,000 scholarships.  These scholarships allow students the freedom to buy books, cover housing and transportation costs as well as help make their transfer from the community college to the 4-year college as seamless as possible.

You now have the opportunity to contribute to this worthy scholarship fund!  Buy virtual tickets online for a chance to win great prizes!  NYSTAA members and non-members encouraged to participate.  All proceeds directly support our transfer students! Spread the word to your friends and colleagues to help our transfer students!


  • $25 per ticket
  • Tickets are available until December 13, 2019
  • Prize winners will be notified via email the week of December 16, 2019

Fundraising Prizes


  • Top prize – $500 cash
  • Second prize – $100 Amazon gift card (Donated by Conference Direct)
  • Third prize – $75 Visa gift card
  • Fourth prize – $50 Visa gift card
  • Fifth prize – New York State product gift basket ($50 value)

Transfer Scholarship

For 2019, NYSTAA will award six (6) scholarships for transfer students valued at $1,000 each.


  • Are currently enrolled at an active NYSTAA two-year member college and will complete an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science by August 2019
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5
  • Apply and plan on attending a current four-year NYSTAA member institution in fall 2019

Application Materials:

  • Online scholarship application, including;
    •  essay
    • uploaded unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended and courses in progress
  • One letter of recommendation from a college administrator or faculty member, emailed as a Word or .pdf attachment, to

2020 Scholarship Application Opens in January

Questions? Contact:

Gregory Diller, SUNY Cortland, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair
Tracey Iorio, Stony Brook University, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair