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Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues scholarship assistance

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Mackenzie Dupra is one of nearly a thousand Alfred State students that have benefitted from the scholarship support provided by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc.

            ALFRED, NY, April 3, 2024– The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues to partner with Alfred State students to contribute to their success at Alfred State College (ASC).  The foundation supports ASC with many different forms of support, including providing much-needed scholarship assistance.

For the 2023-2024 academic year, the Educational Foundation provided $185,000 to support students financially through scholarship awards. This assistance has positively impacted 956 Alfred State students, who are receiving one of the following scholarships: Alfred State Pioneer Awards, Academic Distinction, Phi Theta Kappa, Transfer, or Vocational Excellence.

First year student Mackenzie Dupra has benefited from the scholarship she received to pursue her degree in welding technology. “I was pretty set on coming to Alfred State, but the scholarship really helped me make the decision. My experiences here have been nice thus far, I like it here. I definitely made the right choice.”

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. is a private foundation dedicated to improving the college community through the support of educational programs. A board of directors made up of representatives from alumni, College Council, faculty and staff, and friends of the college govern the activities pursued by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc.

The Ed Foundation supports learning opportunities for students through scholarships, peer tutoring, and community service projects. The Ed Foundation also funds the Building Trades home construction project.

The Foundation owns and maintains the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville. The campus, which attracts some 800 students annually, is recognized as one of the best applied technology schools in the nation.

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