Edward J. Kumar Finance and Administration Scholarship

Edward J. Kumar Finance and Administration Scholarship

Edward J. Kumar, who retired in 2002 after a 34-year career in administrative services at The College at Brockport, served in various positions, including budget officer, director of purchasing, and controller, culminating in his appointment as vice president for Administrative Services in 1986.

In that role, he installed an administrative computing system that linked registration, accounting, and other records. He also focused on improving the physical plant and the student phone system.

After his retirement, he established the Edward J. Kumar Administration and Finance Scholarship. Eligible students are the child or grandchild of current full time employees in Brockport’s Division of Administration and Finance, including the Brockport Auxiliary Service Corporation, who is either an incoming freshman, a transfer student, or a currently enrolled student. Applicants must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit a 500-word personal statement describing their background, reason for selecting The College at Brockport, and their plans for the future.