Are There Scholarships Available for Students Earning a Non-Traditional Bachelor's Degree?

Adult Bachelor’s Degree Scholarships, Grants and Financial Assistance

Scholarships and grants are available for adult undergraduate students wishing to complete their degree through the Marist College Professional Studies Adult Bachelor’s degree. Non-Traditional Students have the option of applying for several grants, scholarships and other financial assistance options.

Adult Learner Grant for Non-Traditional Bachelor’s Degrees

The Adult Learner Grant is awarded to part-time or full-time students at time of acceptance. Award rages from $750 - $1500 per semester. Adult Bachelor’s degree students must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA or 60 transfer credits to be eligible for this grant. Learn more about the Adult Learner Grant from our Financial Services Guide.

The Marist Scholarship for Academic Excellence

The Marist Scholarship for Academic Excellence is awarded to adult full-time students enrolling in 12 credits or more at time of acceptance. Adult Bachelor’s degree students can be awards may be up to $2500 per semester. Students must have minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and 60 transferable credits.

Military Veteran Financial Assistance Options for Adult B.A. Students

Marist College goes to great lengths to welcome service members and veterans. We participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program and offer a 25% tuition discount for Active Duty personnel, their spouse and their adult dependents. Learn more about the Bachelor’s degree for military veterans.

For more information on grants, scholarships and financial assistance for Adult Bachelor’s degree students contact the Office of Student Financial Services.

The Marist Adult Bachelor’s degree program is available online, on-campus or through a hybrid course format. Students have the option of choosing from a variety of concentrations including Psychology, Professional Studies, Project Management, Organizational Leadership & Communication (OLC), Leadership, Information Technology Systems, Enterprise Systems, Economics, Data Center Technologies, American studies and /or Communication and the Arts.

Contact us for more information on earning your Bachelor’s degree as a non-traditional student and the scholarship opportunities available.

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