Student Financial Services

Undergraduate Institutional and Merit Awards

The following 2019-2020 merit-based awards are renewed each year and are subject to the terms and conditions outlined for each award.

First-Year Student Awards

As an incoming first-year student, you are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships upon acceptance to Adelphi University. If you are eligible, you’ll receive a Scholarship Letter from the Office of University Admissions.

To maximize your eligibility for financial aid, first-year students are encouraged to file the FAFSA before the priority deadline.

» 2018-2019 First-Year Awards

Academic Awards for First-Year Students

High School Achievement, Deans and Presidential Awards

These awards range from $12,000-$27,000 per year for full-time incoming first-year students.

Academic (merit) scholarships are awarded to entering full-time first-year students with exceptional academic achievement. Eligibility depends upon demonstrating notable academic potential through high school performance, standardized testing and class rank (where applicable).

Special provisions and renewal criteria: Refer to the Terms and Conditions for Adelphi University Presidential Scholarship, Adelphi University Deans Award and Adelphi University High School Achievement Award.

Academic Talent Combination Awards

For students whose profiles meet the requirements for an academic award and a talent award.

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 and renewal criteria: Refer to the Terms and Conditions for Adelphi University Presidential Talent Scholarship, Adelphi University Deans Talent Award, and Adelphi High School Achievement Talent Award.

Honors College Scholarship

The Honors College Scholarship is offered to newly admitted full-time first-time first-year students who begin their studies in fall 2019 or thereafter and who are accepted into the Honors College. This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding achievements and will supplement other scholarships and awards for which you are eligible.

Range of awards: The award is $3,000 per year and may be combined with other scholarships and/or grant awards not to exceed tuition and fees.

Special provisions and renewal criteria: Refer to the Terms and Conditions for the Adelphi Honors College Scholarship.

Recognition Awards for First-Year Students

In addition to awards based on academic merit, the Office of University Admissions will automatically consider incoming first-year students who qualify for the following awards.

Talent Awards

Offered to full-time students who demonstrate exceptional talent in theatre, dance, art, music or communications. You must audition or submit a portfolio for the department of your chosen major, and a declared major in your talent area is required.

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

Special provisions and renewal criteria: Refer to the Terms and Conditions for the Adelphi University Talent Scholarship.

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 $1,000 per year.

Special Provisions and renewal criteria: 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. For additional renewal criteria, refer to the Terms and Conditions for Scouting Awards.


Transfer Student Awards

As a new transfer student, you are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships upon acceptance to Adelphi University. If you are eligible, you’ll receive a Scholarship Letter from the Office of University Admissions.

To maximize your eligibility for financial aid, transfer students are encouraged to file the FAFSA before the priority deadline.

Please continue to visit our website for 2019-2020 information along with additional scholarships and grants. These will be continuously updated.
» 2018-2019 Transfer Awards

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.

Undergraduate scholarships and grants are generally awarded for full-time enrollment. The University’s full-time attendance enrollment requirement may be eliminated in cases of qualifying disabilities as deemed appropriate by the Student Access Office. For more information about this waiver of the full-time enrollment requirement, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services.

Note about non-degree, certificate programs or programs not offered at our main Garden City campus: Please consult with our Office of Student Financial Services about your aid eligibility since this may differ from what is available to students enrolled in programs leading to a degree or those 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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