The Richard J. Puz Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding full-time journalism undergraduate student who demonstrates high achievement in Journalism as well as demonstrates a financial need.
The Richard J. Puz Scholarship in Journalism is given to honor Richard J. Puz, a graduate of Stony Brook University, editor of the Statesman and SBU Alumni Association board member.
2019 recipient – Maya Brown
2018 recipient – Claudia Motley
2017 recipient – Vincent Ball