Tech Undergraduate Student Awards at New York Institute of Technology 2021

Tech Undergraduate Student Award New York Institute of Technology

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New York Tech Undergraduate Student Awards:

NYIT SCHOLAR INCENTIVE AWARDS: $3,000–$4,000:

This award is for full-time undergraduate students who were not awarded any other New York Tech scholarships upon admission. If you have demonstrated your commitment to New York Tech and have achieved academic success after earning 30–59 credits at New York Tech, then you may be awarded between $3,000 and $4,000.

Awards will be granted each semester. You cannot receive two New York Tech merit-based academic scholarships concurrently. In the event that you qualify for more than one scholarship, the one with the highest dollar value will be awarded.

If you qualify, you will receive this award for a maximum of three years (six semesters) of continuous enrollment in a four-year program.

Typically, students with the following criteria qualify:

  • Complete the FAFSA (U.S. students only)
  • Be a full-time matriculated undergraduate New York Tech student with 30–59 credits applicable to your degree.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, then you may receive a higher scholarship amount.

NYIT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: $3,000–$4,000:

This program recognizes and honors undergraduate students who have demonstrated a commitment to New York Tech. This award is for full-time undergraduate students who were not awarded any other New York Tech scholarships upon admission. You may receive an award if you have shown consistent academic success after earning 60 or more New York Tech credits applicable toward your degree. If you qualify, you will receive this award for a maximum of two years (four semesters).

You cannot receive two New York Tech merit-based academic scholarships concurrently. In the event that you qualify for more than one scholarship, the one with the highest dollar value will be awarded.

Typically, students with the following criteria qualify:

  • Complete the FAFSA (U.S. students only)
  • Be a full-time matriculated undergraduate New York Tech student with 60 or more credits applicable to your degree.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

NYIT GRANT: AMOUNT VARIES

This grant is awarded to a limited number of current undergraduate students based upon financial need. Grants are for tuition only and are divided equally between Fall and Spring semesters. Eligibility for New York Tech institutional scholarships and grants is limited to students whose Admissions-assigned campus location is New York City, Long Island, or Online. The NYIT Grant cannot be used for summer or for intersession-only periods of attendance. Students who receive full-tuition awards such as Tuition Remission or Tuition Exchange, as well as discounted tuition rates and other institutional grants (e.g. Athletics Service to School award or Athletics Grant-in-Aid award), may be ineligible for the NYIT Grant.

Typically, students with the following criteria qualify:

  • Complete the FAFSA (U.S. students only)
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress and be eligible for federal financial aid.

NYIT RESIDENT HALL GRANT: AMOUNT VARIES:

This grant is awarded to a limited number of current undergraduate students based upon financial need and on-campus room and board. The NYIT Resident Hall Grant is for room and board only and are divided equally between Fall and Spring semesters; this grant is not applied towards tuition. Eligibility for the NYIT Resident Hall Grant is limited to students whose Admissions-assigned campus location is New York City and Long Island. The NYIT Resident Hall Grant cannot be used for summer or for intersession-only periods of attendance. Students who receive full-tuition awards such as Tuition Remission or Tuition Exchange, as well as discounted tuition rates and other institutional grants (e.g. Athletics Service to School award or Athletics Grant-in-Aid award), may be ineligible for the NYIT Resident Hall Grant.

Typically, students with the following criteria qualify:

  • Complete the FAFSA (U.S. students only)
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress and be eligible for federal financial aid.
  • Staying in the Residence Halls on the Long Island Campus or the New York City Campus.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. SCHOLARSHIP: UP TO $1,000 PER YEAR:

Created in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in recognition of his beliefs, this scholarship is granted to low-income minority undergraduate and graduate students with high levels of academic achievement, leadership ability, and outstanding character. Application requirements and awards are determined on a semester-by-semester basis.

Typically, students with the following criteria qualify:

CHILDREN OF POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, EMT, AND K–12 TEACHERS AWARD:

This award acknowledges New York Tech students with parents or legal guardians who are active, fully employed (non-volunteer) within the tristate region (NY, NJ, CT) in certain professional service positions serving their community. The award will cover up to 50% of a student’s flat-rate full-time tuition (12–18 credits) for no more than eight continuous full-time semesters of enrollment (six semesters for transfers, 10 for an approved five-year program). If a student has been awarded other “tuition only” awards (including state grants, merit scholarships, and grants from New York Tech), the Children of Police Officers, Firefighters, EMT and Teachers Award will supplement up to 50% of tuition. Only credits/courses for full-time enrollment within the student’s program of study are eligible. The award applies to fall and spring semesters only. Students who qualify for special discounted tuition packages or have specific program scholarships (e.g. HEOP, an Athletic award, Tuition Remission, Tuition Exchange) are disqualified, as students may only qualify for one discounted tuition program at a time.

Typically, students with the following criteria qualify:

  • Be an entering or continuing undergraduate full-time student in first degree-granting program at the New York City or Long Island campus.
  • Have a valid FAFSA on file for the relevant academic year prior to the award application deadline.
  • Parent or legal guardian must be actively employed full-time (non-volunteer) as one of the following professionals:
    • Police Officer
    • Fire Fighter
    • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Emergency Medical Services
    • Certified Teacher of a K–12 grade
  • Submit the Children of Police Officers, Firefighters, EMT, and K–12 Teachers Award form to the Office of Financial Aid once per application year by the deadline.
  • Submit a copy of the parent’s/legal guardian’s unexpired active status Employee ID card/badge.
  • Submit an official letter on letterhead from the parent’s/legal guardian’s place of employment verifying their current work status (i.e. full-time and active employment), in addition to completion and submission of Section A on the Children of Police Officers, Firefighters, EMT, and K–12 Teachers Award form.

University:

New York Institute of Technology.

Degree Level:

Undergraduates

Scholarship Award:

Up to $4,000

Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Application deadline:

Deadlines: July 15 for fall, December 15 for spring

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