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Nominations for the 2020 Student Sage Scholarship will open in February 2019.

All nominations must be submitted via our online nomination form.

We will make every attempt to confirm your nominations prior to your scheduled award ceremony. We ask that your completed nominations be received no later than May 1, 2019.  Early nominations are highly encouraged and will often result in an expedited decision from The Sage Colleges.

Please refer to the Student Sage Fact Sheet and the Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.

Should you have additional questions, please contact the Office of Admission at [email protected] or 518-292-1730.

Thank you for participating in the continued success of the Student Sage Scholarship Program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are PSAT/SAT/ACT scores required for this award?

No. Russell Sage College and Sage College of Albany are test-optional schools. Students will be considered based upon their academic performance in the classroom as well as their engagement within the community. For further information on Sage’s test-optional policy, please feel free to visit our Test-Optional FAQ’s.

What students would be ideal candidates for the The Sage Colleges’ Student Sage Award?

Student Sage nominees should be exceptional high school students who are engaged within their community.

When will selection packages be mailed?

We will make every effort to send confirmations prior to your scheduled award ceremony. Our final mail date will be on June 7, 2019. If you do not receive a response within a week of this date, please contact us at518-292-1730 or [email protected].

What programs are available at The Sage Colleges?

Browse the Program Finder

Are there any accelerated programs with Sage Graduate Schools?

Yes. Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Education.

Do my nominees have to attend The Sage Colleges to receive the Student Sage Scholarship?

Yes. Student Sage Award recipients must attend either one of the Sage Colleges receive their scholarship.

How much money will students receive in merit scholarship from The Sage Colleges?

We are pleased to announce that all qualifying nominees are guaranteed one of our merit scholarships, starting at $14,000 per year. The official scholarship amount will be determined upon the award recipient’s application review and based on the strength of his/her application.

May I nominate more than two students?

At this time we are only able to accept five (5) nominations from each high school.