Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
The Benjamin R. Surovy Endowed Scholarship aims to give back to Binghamton University by enabling deserving students to earn a graduate degree while honoring the memory of Surovy's parents, who emigrated from Czechoslovakia and lived in Broome County for the rest of their lives. Surovy earned his master's degree in 1972 after retiring from the Air Force and spent the next 20 years serving in various capacities on the professional staff at the University.
These scholarships are for tuition expenses and are awarded based on a range of criteria, the amount will be known in the offer letter.
The scholarship is awarded annually and the following conditions apply for eligibility:
- First preference will be given to incoming students who are residents of Broome county in good academic standing.
- Second preference will be given to incoming graduate students from Slovakia, Czech Republic or other eastern European countries.
Study experience required
No additional application is necessary for this scholarship; eligible applicants are automatically reviewed and a recipient is selected during August of each year.