Scholarships

In addition to academic merit, the scholarship committee considers students' contributions to their schools and communities through activities and service. St. Joseph's University applies a holistic approach to determine scholarship eligibility including a review of class grades, curriculum, Regents exam scores, writing ability, leadership experience and letters of recommendation. Please note that we remains test-optional for students applying for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years. Test scores, if submitted, will be but one factor in our scholarship review. For scholarship consideration, please note the following deadlines and also refer to these scholarship guidelines:

First Year Student Scholarships

For scholarship consideration, the University recommends that all forms (admissions application, high school records and SAT results [if submitted]) be received by the Office of Admissions on or before March 15 for fall entering students and January 1 for spring entering students.

TOP TIER SCHOLARSHIPS

Entering first year students with exemplary grades and an academically challenging curriculum throughout their secondary school record will be considered. Top Tier scholarships begin at $20,000 per year and are limited.

SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AND INCENTIVE GRANTS

All admitted students will be considered for Scholastic Achievement Scholarships and Grants. These four-year awards range from $14,000 - $18,000, depending on academic and co-curricular qualifications.

ALUMNI GRANT

Admitted first-year students who share a recognized alumni bond will be considered for this grant. The Alumni Grant may be combined with some awards, however, the combination of awards cannot exceed tuition.

CATHOLIC SCHOOL GRANT

This $4,000 grant is awarded to students who enroll in St. Joseph's University 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 University 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 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

St. Joseph's University 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 our financial aid office.

NEW YORK STATE PROGRAMS

We participate 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 University 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 University offers competitive scholarships for transfer students who have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Awards range from $9,000 to $14,000 and can be offered for the length of study as outlined below:

2.8 – 2.99                        $9,000

3.0 – 3.39                        $11,000

3.4 – 3.69                        $13,000

3.7 – 4.00                        $14,000

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

ALUMNI GRANT

Admitted first-year students who share a recognized alumni bond will be considered for this grant. The Alumni Grant may be combined with some awards, however, the combination of awards cannot exceed tuition.

PHI THETA KAPPA (National Honor Society for Community Colleges)

Students with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA immediately after receiving a two-year degree are eligible for this award. Proof of membership must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. A maximum of ten $1,000 scholarships per year are awarded upon graduation from a community college.

TUITION EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

St. Joseph's University 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 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

St. Joseph's University 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 our financial aid office.

NEW YORK STATE PROGRAMS

We participate 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).

Professional Studies Scholarships

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

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

St. Joseph's University offers competitive scholarships for all eligible Professional Studies Students. 

Awards range from $9,000 to $14,000 for full-time students and can be offered for the length of study as outlined below:

2.8 – 2.99                        $9,000

3.0 – 3.39                        $11,000

3.4 – 3.69                        $13,000

3.7 – 4.00                        $14,000

Awards range from $2,500 to $6,000 for part-time students and can be offered for the length of study as outlined below:

2.8 – 2.99                        $2,500

3.0 – 3.39                        $4,000

3.4 – 3.69                        $5,000

3.7 – 4.00                        $6,000

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.

FEDERAL PROGRAMS

St. Joseph's University participates in the following federal programs: Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), Federal Work Study Program and  Federal Direct Stafford and PLUS Loans. For information about federal student aid programs, please visit www.studentaid.gov or contact our Office of Financial Aid at 631.687.2600.

NEW YORK STATE PROGRAMS

We participate 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).

To set up an appointment with an admissions counselor to see what scholarships you may eligible for, please call 631.687.4501.