Sandra A. Mason Scholarship

Philosophy and purpose

This scholarship was established to provide financial support for a relative of a current or retired employee* of the Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation including the College Bookstore with demonstrated academic achievement and either leadership qualities or community service.

*Please note that for the purposes of this award, employee refers to our regular union, part-time, management, administrative, and professional team members.

Eligibility, criteria, and application process

Applicant must

  1. Be a blood, spousal or "context" relative of a person currently employed by or retired from Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation at The College at Brockport. The employee must have worked for BASC for at least two years. "Context" is defined as someone who resides in the home of a current or former employee (such as a stepchild).
  2. Be accepted for enrollment as an undergraduate student at The College at Brockport as a regular admit freshman or transfer student OR be a full-time undergraduate student at the College taking at least 12 credit hours.
  3. Possess a minimum grade point average of 2.5.
  4. Work at least part-time while attending The College at Brockport or high school if an in-coming freshman or transfer student. The work need not be with BASC.

Scholarship Application

To apply for the above scholarship, students must first sign up with the Academic Works system and complete a general application. The system will then recommend scholarships that the applicant may be eligible for. If you do not see the Sandra Mason Scholarship listed, click on All Scholarships and find it there. In addition to completing the essay and two letters of recommendation as part of the general application, applicants will be asked to submit additional information regarding their financial need, academic achievement, and either demonstrated leadership qualities or demonstrated community service.

For more information about how to use the Academic Works system visit the Brockport Scholarships blog.

The deadline to complete the application process is February 15, 2018.

Number and scheduling of award

  1. The assistance is in the form of a $1,000 educational expense grant to one eligible student each year. The scholarship does not automatically renew; however, a recipient may re-apply for this scholarship each year as long as he/she continues to meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. The award will be credited to the student's bill during the semester(s) following receipt. The recipient must use this award for educational expenses at The College at Brockport and may not receive the award in cash.
  3. The scholarship is funded with the intention of making annual awards. Further awards are based on the same criteria and selection process for as long as funds are available.

Selection process

  1. The Sandra A. Mason Scholarship selection committee, consisting of the BASC executive director and their direct reports, will select recipients based on the criteria above (financial need 60%, academic achievement 20%, leadership or community service 20%) and follow the timeline set annually by The College at Brockport.
  2. The award committee chair will notify, in writing, the recipient, the Director of the Office of Scholarships, Brockport College Foundation, Inc., Office of Financial Aid, and BASC Executive Director Emeritus Sandra Mason.
  3. The award committee chair will also notify, in writing, each applicant who was not a recipient of the award.

Questions

For questions regarding these scholarships, please email Anna Hintz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .