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 programs. 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

  • Freshman Academic Awards

    • High School Achievement, Deans and Presidential Awards

      These awards range from $10,000-$24,000 per year for full-time incoming freshmen.

      Academic (merit) scholarships are awarded to entering full-time freshmen with exceptional academic achievement and co-curricular activities. These students demonstrate notable academic potential through high school performance, standardized testing, and class rank (where applicable). Students are automatically considered for academic merit scholarship and no additional application is required.

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

      Special provisions: See Terms and Conditions for Adelphi University Presidential Scholarship, Adelphi University Deans Award and Adelphi University High School Achievement Award.

      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 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, Deans Talent, and High School Achievement Talent.

      Application process: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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: See Terms and Conditions for Adelphi University Presidential Talent Scholarship, Adelphi University Deans Talent Award, and Adelphi University High School Achievement Talent Award.

      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.


  • Freshman Subject Awards

    • Special subject awards are available to high achieving, full-time, incoming freshmen who have declared a major in sciences, computer science, math, nursing and business. These awards include the Math and Science Initiative Award, Nursing Scholars Award, and Business Award and are valued at $2,000 each. Students must qualify for academic, merit-based scholarship to be considered and specific criteria apply to each award. Students are automatically considered for subject awards and no additional application is required.


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

      Special provisions: Math and Science Initiative 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 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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Special provisions: Nursing Scholars 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 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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      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.

      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.


  • Freshman Recognition Awards

    • In addition to awards based on academic merit , the Scholarship Committee will automatically consider incoming freshmen who qualify for the following awards:


      Adelphi University Talent Awards

      Talent awards are offered to full-time students who demonstrate exceptional talent in theatre, dance, art, music or communications. Students must submit a portfolio or audition for the department they choose to major in and a declared major in their talent area is required. Talent Awards range in award value.

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

      Range of awards: Awards are based upon the individual’s audition 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.


      Eagle Scout, Girl Scout Gold and Explorer Awards

      These awards are available for students who have achieved either the Eagle Scout, Girl Scout Gold or Explorer Award in high school. For award consideration, students must provide proof of the scout award. These awards are valued at $2,000 per year.

      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. Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Special Provisions: Scouting Awards 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.



See also “Other Scholarships and Grant Programs” that may be available to undergraduate students.


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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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 Award

      Upon 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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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: Students 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: Students 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 March 1, to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid. Students must also complete the Tau Sigma Scholarship Award application and proof of Tau Sigma membership must be attached with the Tau Sigma Award application.

      Application deadline: January 1 for spring applicants, and August 1 for fall applicants.

      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.

  • Adelphi University Transfer Talent Award

    • Application process: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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” that may be available to undergraduate students.


Other Scholarships and Grant Programs

  • Adelphi University Panther Grant

    • The Adelphi University Panther Grant is offered to newly admitted full-time freshmen who begin their studies in fall 2016 or thereafter and who demonstrate financial need. This grant does not have to be repaid to the University.

      Application process: Students are automatically considered for a Panther 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 March 1.

      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.

  • Adelphi University Financial Grant

    • The Adelphi University Financial Grant is offered to full-time, continuing 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 Program

    • 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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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. Adelphi offers a variety of donor scholarships in a number of academic disciplines and on the basis of other factors required by the donor. Donor Scholarships vary in amount and are not automatically renewable.

      Application process: A completed FAFSA should be submitted as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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.

  • 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: Students are 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: Students 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.

  • 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 March 1.

      Range of awards: The University will offer University College Grants 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 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: Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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 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.

  • 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. Students must first file an admissions application and are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1, but no later than March 1, 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 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.


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 $2,500 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 March 1, 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 program, and enroll as a new Adelphi graduate student for a minimum of 6 credits per semester on or after summer 2015.

      Award structure: 6–11 credits per semester $1,000/semester; 12 or more credits per semester $2,500/semester

      Award Terms:

      1. The level of your award will depend on your actual enrollment.

      2. This award in combination with other tuition awards cannot exceed the costs for tuition and fees.

      3. This award is not applicable to: students enrolled in contractual programs and online programs in healthcare informatics and sports management, 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 Recognition Scholarship

    • The Adelphi Graduate Recognition Scholarship is offered exclusively to high achieving graduate students who have been fully admitted and begin their graduate program in the summer of 2016, fall of 2016, or spring of 2017. Students 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 $2,500 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 March 1, to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.

      Special provisions: To be eligible, you must be accepted into an eligible graduate program, and enroll as a new Adelphi graduate student. Students with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 will be considered.

      Award structure: 6–11 credits per semester $1,000/semester for the part-time award and 12 or more credits per semester $2,500/semester for the full-time award.

      Award Terms:

      1. The level of your award will depend on your actual enrollment.

      2. This award in combination with other tuition awards cannot exceed the costs for tuition and fees.

      3. This award may not be combined with any other forms of scholarships, grants, remission or assistantships. If the amount of the Adelphi University Graduate Recognition Scholarship exceeds any of the above-mentioned forms of institutional aid, then this scholarship will replace any award of a lower amount.

      4. This award may not be applied towards any of the following programs: contractual programs, doctoral level programs, certificate programs, the masters in communication sciences and disorders, biology, and online programs in healthcare informatics and sports management.

      5. International students may be eligible for the Graduate International Recognition Scholarship (see details below).

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a scholarship letter with their letter of acceptance as well as 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 International Recognition Scholarship

    • The Adelphi Graduate International Recognition Scholarship is offered exclusively to high achieving international graduate students who have been fully admitted and begin their graduate program in the summer of 2016, fall of 2016, or spring of 2017. Students enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester may receive $2,000 in their first academic year 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.

      Special provisions: To be eligible, you must be accepted into an eligible graduate program, and enroll as a new Adelphi graduate student. International students with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 will be considered.

      Award structure: $1,000 per semester enrolled in 12 or more credits, applicable to the first two semesters enrolled at Adelphi University

      Award Terms:

      1. This award in combination with other tuition awards cannot exceed the costs for tuition and fees.

      2. This award may not be combined with any other forms of scholarships, grants, remission or assistantships. If the amount of the Adelphi University Graduate International Recognition Scholarship exceeds any of the above-mentioned forms of institutional aid, then this scholarship will replace any award of a lower amount.

      3. This award may not be applied towards any of the following programs: contractual programs, doctoral level programs, certificate programs, the masters in communication sciences and disorders, biology, and online programs in healthcare informatics and sports management.

      Notification: Eligible students will receive a scholarship letter with their letter of acceptance.

      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.
 

For further information, please contact:

Office of Student Financial Services
Levermore Hall, Lower Level
p – 516.877.3080
p – ext. 2240 (on campus only)
f – 516.877.3380
e – financialservices@adelphi.edu

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