Scholarships (L.I.)

The following lists the scholarships that St. Joseph's Long Island Campus offers and their eligibility requirements, effective for students enrolling fall 2013. In addition to academic merit, the scholarship committee considers students' contributions to their schools and communities through activities and service.

Presidential Scholarship

Entering freshmen with a minimum 96 unweighted high school grade point average and a combined 1250 critical reading and math SAT are considered for this four-year full-tuition award.

Provost Scholarship

Entering freshmen with a minimum 95 unweighted high school grade point average and a combined 1200 critical reading and math SAT are considered for this four-year scholarship of $15,000 per year.

Dean's Scholarship

Entering freshmen who have a minimum 92 high school GPA and a combined 1150 critical reading and math SAT or higher are considered for this four-year scholarship of $13,000 per year.

Scholastic Achievement Award

Entering freshmen with a minimum 86 unweighted high school grade point average in college preparatory academic courses and a combined 1050 critical reading and math SAT are considered. These four-year awards range from $6,000 to $9,000 depending on academic and co-curricular qualifications.

Academic Achievement Scholarship

Entering transfer students with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher are considered for this award. Scholarships range from $5,000 to $8,000 depending on academic 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 at www.sjcny.edu and must be submitted each year by March 15.

Catholic School Grant

This $1,000 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).

Scholarship Deadlines

For scholarship consideration, please note the following deadlines.

Transfers Applicants

The College requests 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.

Freshmen

For scholarship consideration, the College requests 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.

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