The Advocates are offering undergraduate scholarships for tuition & related expenses for Upstate Medical University (all campuses) active employees & active volunteers 2015-2016

The Advocates for UMU undergraduate scholarships for tuition and related expenses assistance will be awarded to active employees and active adult volunteers who are pursuing undergraduate studies in an accredited institution in any health-related field.  For 2015-16, scholarships will be awarded for the spring semester and fall semester.

Applicants must have been employed by or volunteered at UMU – Downtown or Community Campuses -  for a minimum of six months.

Applicants must have been accepted at an accredited institution in undergraduate studies in a health-related field.  If you have a BS already in a health-related field, you do not qualify.

Applicants who have completed a year of study must have a GPA of 3.4 or better.

The application form PDF Icon (and short form PDF Icon ) is available on The Advocates website ( and by e-mailing The Advocates Manager for Business & Administration, Susan York, at

To be considered for the scholarship, the application must be received in The Advocates office, room 1401E, 750 E. Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210 by NOON June 30 (Fall Semester) and NOON October 28 (Spring Semester).  If you apply for the Fall Semester, the Short Form may be submitted for the Spring Semester.

The Scholarship Committee will review applications and make decisions by August 1 and December 1.  

A check will be sent to the Bursar’s Office of the institution to which the applicant has been accepted at the beginning of the semesters.  Checks will not be sent to the recipient.