SJC Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP INSTRUCTIONS

In addition to academic merit, the scholarship committee considers students' contributions to their schools and communities through activities and service. For scholarship consideration, please note the following deadlines and also refer to these scholarship guidelines:   

Freshmen Scholarships

For scholarship consideration, the College recommends that all forms (admissions application, high school records, SAT results) be received by the Office of Admissions on or before March 15 for fall entering students and January 1 for spring entering students. For freshmen scholarships, SAT scores reflect exams taken on/or after March 2016. Please consult the College Board concordance tables to convert scores for tests taken prior to March 2016.

PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Entering freshmen with a minimum unweighted high school grade point average of 96 and a total SAT score of 1310 or an ACT score of 28 will be considered for this four-year, $24,500 per year award.

ESSE NON VIDERI SCHOLARSHIP

Entering freshmen with a minimum unweighted high school grade point average of 95 and a total SAT score of 1270 or an ACT score of 26 will be considered for this four-year, $18,000 per year award.

DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP

Entering freshmen who have a minimum unweighted high school grade point average of 92 and a total SAT score of 1220 or higher or an ACT score of 25 or higher will be considered for this four-year scholarship of $15,000 per year.

SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AND INCENTIVE GRANTS

Entering freshmen with a minimum unweighted high school grade point average of 86 in college preparatory academic courses and a total SAT score of 1130 or an ACT score of
22 or higher will be considered. These four-year awards range from $8,000 to $11,000, depending on academic and co-curricular qualifications.

ALUMNI GRANT

Entering students who are sons and daughters of alumni are considered for this award. (If funding permits, other relatives of alumni are considered.) The amount of this grant varies and is awarded on a yearly basis. An application is required and must be submitted to the alumni relations director. Alumni grants are determined by the Alumni Association Scholarship Committee. A separate application is available and must be submitted each year by March 15.

CATHOLIC SCHOOL GRANT

This $2,000 grant is awarded to students who enroll in St. Joseph’s College after graduating from a Catholic high school. It is awarded annually for up to four years of undergraduate study to students who are not eligible for other scholastic achievement awards.

TUITION EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

St. Joseph's College participates in two tuition exchange programs: Tuition Exchange, Inc. and ClC-TEP. Students whose parents or legal guardians teach or work at colleges affiliated with these programs may be considered for tuition remission awards.

OTHER SJC SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Students who demonstrate financial need, special interest, academic promise will be considered. Award amounts vary according to financial need and available funds.

FEDERAL PROGRAMS

SJC participates in the following federal programs: Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), College Work Study Program, Perkins Loan and Family Education Loan Programs/Stafford and Plus Loans. For information about federal student aid programs, please visit the U.S. Department of Education (OPE/ED), Student Financial Assistance or call SJC’s financial aid office.

NEW YORK STATE PROGRAMS

SJC participates in the following state programs: Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) for full-time students and Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) for part-time students. New York State has several scholarship and award programs. For information about New York State programs, please visit the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).

Transfer Scholarships

The College recommends that all admissions forms (admissions applications, transcripts) be received on or before August 1 for fall entering students and January 1 for spring entering students.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

St. Joseph’s College offers competitive scholarships for transfer students who have completed 24 college credits and have a minimum GPA of 2.9. Awards range from $5,000 to $11,000 and can be offered for the length of study as outlined below:

2.9 – 2.99                        $5,000

3.0 – 3.39                        $8,000

3.4 – 3.69                        $9,000

3.7 – 4.00                        $11,000

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships $1,000 (National Honor Society for Community Colleges)

Students will be informed of their scholarship eligibility with their offer of admission.

ALUMNI GRANT

Entering students who are sons and daughters of alumni are considered for this award. (If funding permits, other relatives of alumni are considered.) The amount of this grant varies and is awarded on a yearly basis. An application is required and must be submitted to the alumni relations director. Alumni grants are determined by the Alumni Association Scholarship Committee. A separate application is available and must be submitted each year by March 15.

TUITION EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

St. Joseph's College participates in two tuition exchange programs: Tuition Exchange, Inc. and ClC-TEP. Students whose parents or legal guardians teach or work at colleges affiliated with these programs may be considered for tuition remission awards.

OTHER SJC SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Students who demonstrate financial need, special interest, academic promise will be considered. Award amounts vary according to financial need and available funds.

FEDERAL PROGRAMS

SJC participates in the following federal programs: Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), College Work Study Program, Perkins Loan and Family Education Loan Programs/Stafford and Plus Loans. For information about federal student aid programs, please visit the U.S. Department of Education (OPE/ED), Student Financial Assistance or call SJC’s financial aid office.

NEW YORK STATE PROGRAMS

SJC participates in the following state programs: Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) for full-time students and Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) for part-time students. New York State has several scholarship and award programs. For information about New York State programs, please visit the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC).