The Scholar Athlete Award recognizes a combination of academic excellence and outstanding
athletic achievement at the Division I, Division III, and NJCAA levels.
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 Division 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.
2014 - 2015 FIT recipients of the Scholar Athlete Award:
- Shannon McIver, Women's Half Marathon
- Emily Mance, Women's Swimming and Diving
- Nicole Ruzhinsky, Women's Tennis