Cetrino Family Scholarship Fund

Established to support undergraduate scholarships including internships, to provide experience in applied policy research at The Benjamin Center at SUNY New Paltz.

This is a year-long full tuition scholarship and internship for an outstanding junior or senior who is interested in a career in public service. An interested applicant must be a full-time student and may be in any academic major. Applicants should be entering their junior or senior year at SUNY New Paltz and in the fall of a given year, have a grade point average of at least 3.0. Applicants must be available to intern at the Benjamin Center for at least 10 hours per week during the academic year and at least half-time for the following summer. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview via Skype in June. Invitation to an interview does not guarantee scholarship offer. If you have an interest in this scholarship please make inquiries at the Benjamin Center.

Tom Cetrino ’73
$8,523.50 (full year tuition and fees) + internship stipend
Benjamin Center Scholarships, Internship, Political Science and International Relations, Research
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a cover letter that describes your reasons for pursuing this internship and what you hope to gain as part of your career in public service.
  2. Please upload a copy of your most recent resume.
  3. Applicants can request a letter of recommendation by submitting the email address of the person you wish a recommendation from. You should notify these individuals to expect an email. You are responsible for ensuring the recommendations are submitted by the application deadline. Please use their newpaltz.edu email address if they are a faculty member.