OSWEGO, NY -- Michael Gross of Fanwood, who is majoring in broadcasting and mass communication, was awarded a Deans' Scholarship and Destination Oswego Scholarship from SUNY Oswego. The award recognizes past academic achievement and potential for success.

SUNY Oswego honored more than 850 incoming students with merit scholarships. Outstanding first-year students are offered Presidential Scholarships, Deans' Scholarships, Merit Awards and, for outstanding students from outside New York state, Destination Oswego scholarships.

The awards are part of about $7 million in merit scholarship money offered at SUNY Oswego. These funds are in addition to approximately $80 million in need-based grants, loans, work-study and scholarship awards that SUNY Oswego students receive annually.

Sign Up for E-News

Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. U.S. News Media Group counts SUNY Oswego among the top public regional universities in the North for 2019, and the Princeton Review includes Oswego in its 2019 college guidebook "The Best Northeastern Colleges" and in its national list of "Green Colleges."

A 157-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education. Visit oswego.edu for more information.

TAPintoSPF.net is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.