Student Financial Services

Adelphi Scholarships and Grants

 

Adelphi offers awards based on talent, merit and need.

Adelphi University has made a substantial commitment to make the cost of attending the University more affordable through its institutional scholarship and grant program. Grants are usually based on financial need and scholarships are generally based on merit, talent or other criteria. A separate application is not required to be considered for most Adelphi merit scholarships; new students are automatically considered upon acceptance to the University. University grants are awarded to students who have filed the FAFSA and other required paperwork within the established priority deadlines.

Below is a list of our available scholarship and grant programs summarizing the terms and conditions for each award:


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Freshman Merit Awards

  • Adelphi University Presidential Scholarship

    • Presidential Scholarships are awarded to entering full-time freshmen with exceptional academic achievement and cocurricular activities. Presidential scholars typically have a minimum SAT of 1800 and rank in the top 15 percent of their high school class.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: $18,500 –$32,000 depending upon the individual’s academic profile.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Presidential Scholarship terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Deans’ Award

    • Deans’ Awards are awarded to entering full-time freshmen with very good academic performances. Ordinarily, recipients have minimum SAT scores ranging from 1580 to 1790 and rank in the top 25 percent of their high school class.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: $11,500–$18,000 depending upon the individual’s academic profile.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Deans’ Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Nursing Scholars Award

    • Nursing Scholars Awards are offered to high achieving, new, full-time freshmen students who have a declared major of nursing. Students must meet the minimum criteria for the Presidential Scholarship to receive consideration for the Nursing Scholars Award.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: These awards are $2,500 per year of undergraduate study.

      Special provisions: Nursing Scholars Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Math and Science Initiative Award

    • Math and Science Initiative Awards are offered to high achieving, new, full-time freshmen students who have a declared major of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, math or physics. Students must meet the minimum criteria for the Presidential Scholarship, in order to receive consideration for the Math and Science Initiative Award.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: These awards are $2,500 per year of undergraduate study.

      Special provisions: Math and Science Initiative Award Terms and Conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Business Award

    • Business Awards are offered to new, full-time freshman students who have a declared major of business and are recipients of Adelphi academic scholarships.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: These awards are $2,000 per year of undergraduate study.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Business Award terms and conditions

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Academic Talent Combination Awards

    • For students whose profiles meet the requirements for an academic award and a talent award click on the link below to view the terms and conditions for the following combination scholarships: Presidential Talent and Deans Talent.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: Awards are based upon the individual’s audition or portfolio review and academic record. Both academics and talent are carefully considered in determining the combined awards.

      Special provisions:
      Adelphi University Presidential Talent Scholarship terms and conditions
      Adelphi University Dean’s Talent Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Talent Scholarships

    • The Adelphi University Talent Scholarships are offered to full-time students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the areas of theater, dance, art or music. Students must declare a major and will be required to initially submit a portfolio or audition in their area of concentration.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: $6,000–$12,000 based upon the individual’s performance or portfolio review.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Talent Scholarship terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Recognition Award

    • Adelphi University Recognition Awards are offered to new, full-time students who demonstrate exemplary leadership skills and/or exceptional commitment to community service.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: These awards vary depending upon type and length of service.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Recognition Award terms and conditions

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarship

    • Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarships are granted to full-time incoming freshmen who have been identified by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers as a recipient of a national Gold or Silver Award in the category of either Art Portfolio, Photography Portfolio or of General Writing Portfolio or Nonfiction Portfolio.

      Application process: A student is encouraged first to file an admissions application and then complete and file the Scholastic Art & Writing Scholarship application form no later than March 1 to ensure maximum eligibility.

      Range of awards: This scholarship is $1,000 in each of the three categories for art and writing, renewable for four years.  

      Special provisions: Students are encouraged to submit a FAFSA each year and must meet the following minimum standards: (1) acceptance into and continued enrollment in full-time study (minimum 12 credits) leading to a bachelor’s degree; and (2) the student must be a current recipient of a Scholastic Gold or Silver Portfolio award and whose name will appear on a listing from the scholarship provider to Adelphi University in March or April; (3) for the art award students must have a successful art portfolio and must be admitted to Adelphi’s Department of Fine Arts (in addition to being admitted to the University) and must declare art as a major and (4) the student must maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative grade-point average for renewal; and (5) the student is not subject to any disciplinary action.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Eagle Scout, Girl Scout Gold and Explorer Awards

    • These awards are offered to new, full-time freshman students who demonstrate high academic achievement. The student may receive an academic award (Dean’s or Presidential) and in addition be recognized for his or her achievement in scouting.

      Application process: The applicant must be an Eagle Scout, Girl Scout Gold Award recipient or an Explorer Scout and must have completed and submitted proof of receipt of the award to the Office of University Admissions. A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: This award can range from $500–$2,000 in addition to an academic award.

      Special Provisions: Eagle Scout, Girl Scout and Explorer Award terms and conditions Please note that the Explorer award follows the same terms and conditions as the regular scouting awards.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Fred Breithut FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Scholarships

    • FIRST scholarships are awarded to one full-time incoming freshman who has participated in the FIRST FRC or FTC programs or has been a mentor for an FLL team during his or her high school career and at Adelphi are named for Fred Breithut ’49. In 1999, Mr. Breithut brought the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) to Long Island.

      Application process: A student is encouraged to first file an admissions application and then complete and file the Fred Breithut FIRST Scholarship application form no later than January 1 to ensure maximum eligibility. An essay and letter of recommendation must also accompany the completed scholarship application form.

      Special provisions: Students are encouraged to submit a FAFSA each year and must meet the following minimum standards: (1) acceptance into and continued enrollment in full-time study (minimum 12 credits) in a flat-rate tuition program leading to a bachelor’s degree; and (2) the student must have currently participated in a qualified FIRST program; and (3) the student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher for renewal; and (4) the student is not subject to any disciplinary action.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University/Friends of Oheka Otto Kahn Music Award

    • The Adelphi University/Otto Kahn Music Award is offered to one full-time incoming freshman who is the recipient of the Otto Kahn Award in Music and who demonstrates exceptional musical talent. Students must declare a music or music education their major and will be required to initially submit a portfolio or audition in this area of concentration.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application, along with three teacher recommendations and a completed scholarship application. Then, complete and file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility. A copy of the Adelphi University/Friends of Oheka Otto Kahn application form should be submitted to Adelphi’s Office of University Admissions no later than January 1 to ensure maximum eligibility. Three teacher/instructor recommendations (see application form) must also accompany the completed scholarship application form.

      Range of awards: up to $10,000 based upon the individual’s performance or portfolio review.

      Special provisions: Renewal of the award is contingent on maintaining a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Students are encouraged to submit a FAFSA each year and must meet the following minimum standards: (1) acceptance into and continued enrollment in full-time study (minimum 12 credits) in a flat-rate tuition program leading to a bachelor’s degree; and (2) the student must continue to major in Music or Music Education;(3) the student must maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average for renewal; and (4) the student is not subject to any disciplinary action.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

See also “Other Scholarships and Grant Programs” below the Transfer section.


Transfer Merit Awards

  • Adelphi University Transfer Scholarship for Full-Time Study

    • The Adelphi University Transfer Scholarship for Full-Time Study is offered to new, full-time students who demonstrate high academic achievement. For new transfers, an initial criterion includes a transfer GPA of at least 3.0.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: This award can range up to $11,000 depending upon the individual’s academic profile.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Transfer Scholarship for Full-Time Study terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Transfer Scholarship for Part-Time Study

    • The Adelphi University Transfer Scholarship for Part-Time Study is offered to new, part-time students who demonstrate high academic achievement. For transfers, initial criteria includes a transfer GPA of at least 3.3, with a minimum of 30 credits being transferred.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: This award can range from $1,500–$3,000 depending upon the individual’s academic profile.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Transfer Scholarship for Part-Time Study terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a Financial Plan Summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Community College Partnership Award

    • The Adelphi University Community College Partnership Award is an additional $1,000 award offered to new, full-time transfer students from Kingsborough Community College, LaGuardia Community College, Nassau Community College, Queensborough Community College and Suffolk County Community College who have obtained an A.A. or A.S. degree.To qualify for the award, students must receive an academic or a performing/fine arts talent award. Additionally, students must enroll full time (12 or more credits) at Adelphi University. The following scholarships and awards are applicable:-Adelphi University Full-Time Transfer Merit Award-Adelphi University Academic Talent Combination Award-Adelphi University Talent AwardUpon receiving the award, students must enroll at Adelphi University following their graduation from Kingsborough Community College, LaGuardia Community College, Nassau Community College, Queensborough Community College or Suffolk County Community College. Students who enroll elsewhere, and then wish to transfer to Adelphi University will not be eligible for this award.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.Award: $1,000

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Community College Partnership Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee.

      After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Phi Theta Kappa Award

    • The Adelphi University Phi Theta Kappa Award for full-time students is offered to new, full-time transfer students who demonstrate high academic achievement. For new transfers, an initial criterion includes a transfer GPA of at least 3.0 and proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application, and forward proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership.

      Range of awards: This award is $500, and may be combined with other scholarship awards.

      Special Provisions: Adelphi University Phi Theta Kappa Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Phi Theta Kappa Select Award

    • The Adelphi University Select Phi Theta Kappa Award for full-time students is offered to new, full-time transfer students who demonstrate high academic achievement and a commitment to service in the community. For new transfers, an initial criterion includes a transfer GPA of at least 3.3 and proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and a separate Phi Theta Kappa Select application is required. Proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership must be attached with the Select Award application.

      Application deadline: January 1 for spring applicants, and July 1 for fall applicants

      Range of awards: This Select Phi Theta Kappa award is $2,500 and a limited amount of awards will be awarded to new, full-time transfer students. This award cannot be combined with other Phi Theta Kappa scholarship awards.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Phi Theta Kappa Select Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Tau Sigma Award

    • The Adelphi University Tau Sigma Award for full-time students is
      offered to current, full-time transfer students who have been a member of
      Tau Sigma for a minimum of one semester. These individuals must demonstrate
      continued high academic achievement and a commitment to service in the
      community and Tau Sigma. Initial criterion includes an Adelphi University
      GPA of at least 3.5 and proof of Tau Sigma membership.

      Application process: Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid. A student must also complete the Tau Sigma Scholarship Award application.

      Application deadline: For Spring 2015 Applicants – March 6, 2015.

      Range of awards: $500 each semester will be awarded to five current,
      full-time transfer students, who are members of Tau Sigma. This award is a one-time award.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Tau Sigma Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Robert B. Willumstad Transfer Scholars Award

    • The Robert B. Willumstad Transfer Scholars Awards are offered to new, transfer students who have a minimum of 45 accepted transfer credits, a minimum 3.3 transfer GPA, and a declared major in the School of Business.

      Application Process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid. Candidates must show need as determined by the Office of Student Financial Services.

      Range of Awards: These awards are $3,000 per year for the final 2 years of undergraduate study and an additional two (2) consecutive, full-time semesters as graduate students for study commencing immediately following the receipt of the bachelor’s degree.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      Special Provisions: Robert B. Willumstad Transfer Scholars Award Terms and Conditions

      For further information: Contact Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Transfer Talent Award

    • Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.Range of awards: Awards are based upon the individual’s audition or portfolio review and academic record. Both academics and talent are carefully considered in determining the combined awards.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Transfer Talent Award terms and conditions

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a letter of notification from the Scholarship Committee. After filing the FAFSA, a financial assistance summary detailing all financial aid will be mailed to the student.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

See also “Other Scholarships and Grant Programs” below.


Other Scholarships and Grant Programs

  • Adelphi University Financial Grant

    • The Adelphi University Financial Grant is offered to full-time undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. This grant does not have to be repaid to the University.

      Application process: Students are automatically considered for a financial grant upon Adelphi’s receipt of the processed FAFSA. To ensure maximum eligibility, all applications should be submitted as soon as possible after January 1, but not later than February 15.

      Range of awards: The University will offer financial grant awards based upon individual financial circumstances.

      Special provisions: Students must submit a FAFSA each year and must meet the following minimum standards: (1) the student must file the FAFSA each year by the University’s recommended filing date; (2) continued enrollment in full-time study (minimum 12 credits) in a flat rate tuition program leading to a bachelor’s degree; (3) semester grade-point average of 2.0; (4) the student is not subject to any disciplinary action.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Student Success Scholarship

  • Adelphi Matching Scholarship Programs

    • For students who have suffered the loss of a parent or guardian Adelphi University may match the one-time scholarship amount to any qualified Life Lessons Scholarship recipient who is accepted and enrolls at Adelphi. To learn more, visit lifehappens.org/lifelessons.
  • Adelphi University Athletic Grants

    • Adelphi University Athletic Grants are offered to full-time students who demonstrate exceptional ability in the area of athletics. The student’s athletic performance/record is the initial criterion for consideration of this award.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: Up to full tuition, fees, room and board.

      Special provisions: Students are encouraged to submit a financial aid application each year and must meet the following minimum standards: (1) continued enrollment in full-time study (minimum 12 credits) leading to a bachelor’s degree; (2) continued participation in University athletic teams; (3) cumulative grade-point average of 2.0; and (4) the student is not subject to any disciplinary action.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive an Athletic Award letter in addition to a copy of their athletic contract and the Financial Plan Summary.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Restricted Awards (Donor Awards)

    • These awards are offered to full- and part-time students, on a competitive basis, whose individual profiles coincide with specific donor requirements. Restricted awards are not automatically renewable.

      Application process: A completed FAFSA should be submitted as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility. There is no separate application required.

      Range of awards: The University will offer restricted grants and scholarships based upon individual circumstances, donor restrictions and availability of funds.

      Special provisions: Eligibility requirements vary with specific donor restrictions.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080 or review the Endowed and Restricted Scholarships and Prizes list in the University Bulletin.

  • Adelphi Grant-Funded Programs

  • University College Grant

    • The University College Grant is offered to students who demonstrate financial need as determined after filing your FAFSA.

      Application process: You are considered automatically for a University College Grant upon Adelphi’s receipt of your processed FAFSA. To ensure maximum eligibility, all applications should be submitted as soon as possible after January 1, but not later than February 15.

      Range of awards: The University will offer University College Grants based upon individual financial circumstances. Amounts range depending upon enrollment status.

      Special provisions: Students must submit a FAFSA each year and must meet the following minimum standards: (1) the student must file the FAFSA each year by the University’s recommended filing date; (2) continued enrollment in at least half-time study (minimum 6 credits) leading to a bachelor’s degree; (3) semester grade-point average of 2.0; (4) the student is not subject to any disciplinary action.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi Timothy Costello University College Awards

    • More than thirty years ago, Timothy Costello—then president of Adelphi University—supported the creation of the ABLE program—now University College—to help working adults to obtain their college degrees. Then, as now, the economic climate was uncertain and a college degree was a critical asset for career advancement and a tool to ensure flexibility in an unpredictable job market. Timothy Costello University College Awards—$2,000 per year for full-time students (12 or more credits) and $1,000 per year for part-time (6-11 credits)—are available to all students who begin as University College students paying the standard University College tuition rates starting in January 2012. With the introduction of this new award program, almost $1,000,000 of federal, state and institutional grants, as well as Adelphi scholarships, will be awarded to undergraduate full and part-time University College students.

      Application process: A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 for fall and November 1 for spring to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Range of awards: These awards are $2,000 per year for full-time (12 or more credits per semester) undergraduate study and $1,000 per year for part-time (6-11 credits per semester) undergraduate study.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Alumni Award

    • Children or grandchildren of Adelphi alumni are eligible to receive an award up to $1,000. Be sure to indicate on your application if a parent or grandparent graduated from Adelphi University in order to receive the award.

      Application process: You will be automatically considered upon receipt of your complete admissions application listing a parent or grandparent who has graduated from Adelphi. A student must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Special provisions: Adelphi University Alumni Award terms and conditions

      Notification:
      Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.


Graduate Student Awards

  • Alumni Award for Graduate Study

    • The Adelphi Alumni Award for Graduate Study is available exclusively for graduate and doctoral students who previously earned a degree from Adelphi University and are accepted into a new program of graduate study. If you earned a degree from Adelphi and now are a newly accepted graduate or doctoral student in a different program you may be eligible for this special award.You may choose to take 6 credits–11 credits per semester and receive $1,000 per semester or enroll in 12 or more credits per semester and receive $1,600 per semester at the Garden City campus or our centers in Hauppauge, Manhattan, or Hudson Valley.

      Application process: You will automatically be considered upon receipt of your complete graduate admissions application. Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than February 15 to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Special provisions: To be eligible, you must have completed a bachelor’s or previous master’s degree at Adelphi University, be accepted into a new graduate programs, and enroll as a new Adelphi graduate student for a minimum of 6 credits per semester.

      Award structure: 6–11 credits per semester $1,000/semester; 12 or more credits per semester $1,600/semester

      Award Terms:1. The level of your award will depend on you actual enrollment.

      2. This award can be applied to the costs of a maximum of 18 attempted credits, during three consecutive semesters from your date of initial enrollment.

      3. This award is not applicable to: students enrolled in contractual programs, or online programs that are offered 100 percent online, those who receive other forms of AU scholarships, grants, remissions or assistantships.

      4. Academic scholarships for fifth year students in the Scholar Teacher Education Program (S.T.E.P.) and M.B.A. programs, and other University tuition remission programs cannot be used in conjunction with the Adelphi Alumni Award for Graduate Study.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a Financial Plan Summary stating the amount of the award.

      For further information: Contact the Adelphi University Office of Student Financial Services at 516.877.3080.

  • Adelphi University Graduate Assistantships

    • A limited number of graduate assistantships are available to qualified graduate students.Assistantships are awarded at the discretion of the department. They may be awarded based on academic merit and some may take financial need into consideration.Students receiving such appointments are required to devote a specified number of hours each week during the academic year to assist in teaching, research, or other technical services, as assigned by their department. In return for such services, the student is granted a remission of tuition. In addition, some assistantships offer stipends. Assistantships and/or stipends may impact your eligibility for other sources of financial aid. In addition, taxes may be withheld. Please consult the Office of Student Financial Services for more information.Contact your graduate school/department to obtain applications and specific eligibility requirements.
  • Adelphi Grant-Funded Programs


Institutional scholarships and grants are applicable to tuition and, in some cases, fees. The University reserves the right to adjust the financial assistance previously awarded when these awards in combination with other sources of assistance exceed the cost of tuition and fees, including BUT not limited to Veterans Affairs educational benefits, external awards and state scholarships and grants.

Note about non-degree, certificate programs or programs not offered at our main Garden City location: Please consult with the Office of Student Financial Services about aid eligibility as aid eligibility may differ from what is available to students enrolled in programs leading to a degree or students who attend our other locations.

 

 

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