Scholar athletes are selected by System Administration in consultation with the campus Athletic Directors at each level of play. The Division I Athletic Directors nominate candidates from the four institutions competing in D-I, the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) and Athletic Directors from the Independent Institutions nominate student athletes participating in Division III Programs, Region 3 and Region 15 of the NJCAA nominate student athletes from two-year schools.
2012 FIT recipients of the Scholar Athlete Award:
- Alyssa Bernstein – Women’s Tennis
- Taylor Heinselman – Women’s Half Marathon
- Shachar Keizman – Men’s Swimming
- Jacqueline Kicksee – Women’s Swimming