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Student Financial Services

Scholarships and Grants

We will work with you to ensure you receive the most aid and scholarship consideration possible.

Scholarships and grants are types of aid that do not have to be repaid. They may take the form of Adelphi University scholarships or need-based grants, federal or state grants, or outside scholarships. Application deadlines may apply to certain types of aid.

Adelphi scholarships are renewable each year for students who meet certain performance criteria. Adelphi need based grants are renewable for students who meet the FAFSA filing priority deadline of January 1 each year and who continue to demonstrate financial need.

Be sure to refer to the specific terms and conditions for each award.

Adelphi University’s Institutional Awards

Eligible students are automatically considered for most Adelphi scholarships upon acceptance. Our grants are awarded to students on the basis of financial need as determined by filing the FAFSA and other defined criteria. Except where noted, no additional application is required.

» Adelphi Awards

Federal and State Grants

You must complete the FAFSA in order to be considered for federal and state grants. For New York State scholarships and grants, residents must take additional application steps.

» Government Grants

New York Noyce STEAM Pipeline Program

Through scholarship support, the New York Noyce STEAM Pipeline Program at Adelphi/NSF Robert Noyce Program is designed to encourage individuals with a background in science and/or trained in STEM fields to consider a teaching career in science education. Students will receive $26,000 of tuition support for the 13-month graduate program. 

» Program Information

Scholarships and Grants from Other Organizations

The key to finding these scholarships is research and persistence. Many extensive scholarship search services are available free online.

You’ve got options

$67 Million
Awarded by Adelphi in merit-based and need-based assistance to our students 2017-2018.
94.9% of our full-time students receive financial aid

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 –

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