Two FMCC students receive prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Undergraduate Fellowship Awards

JOHNSTOWN — The State University of New York recently announced honorees who will be receiving the Chancellor’s Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships for the state of New York. Two Fulton-Montgomery Community College graduating students are receiving the SUNY Undergraduate Fellowship Award.

Broc Bellinger, a liberal arts & sciences: general studies associate of arts major, will be transferring to SUNY Oneonta after earning his degree from FMCC this May.

In his application for the award, he stated that he will be studying education in the secondary education program with the goal of becoming a high school history teacher.

Kyle Biel, a human services associate of science major, will be transferring to the State University of New York at Albany in the school of social welfare, after earning his degree at FMCC this May.

A returning adult student, Kyle had worked in the field of human services but after returning to FMCC to pursue his degree, he stated, “I had a lot of fear and trepidation starting at FM, but I fully applied myself.” He maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA at FMCC.

These awards of $3,000 each may be used for any education-related expenses incurred at their respective four-year SUNY institutions.

In order to be eligible for these awards, students were required to maintain a 3.3 GPA or higher and either graduated form a SUNY community college and are pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a SUNY college or university.


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