Graduate Scholarships

Merit Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Requirements      Award
Graduate Academic Award  3.2 - 3.49 GPA $150/course
Graduate Scholars Award 3.5 GPA or higher     $250/course
Marist Alumni Academic Award    upon accept  $150/course
Marist Alumni Scholars Award 3.5 GPA or higher  $250/course

Merit awards are made at the discretion of the scholarship committee.

General eligibility requirements for a scholarship do not guarantee admission.

Awards are determined upon acceptance into a graduate program based on
the applicant's cumulative GPA from their undergraduate degree granting
institution or most recently earned graduate/professional degree.
No more than one merit scholarship will be awarded to each student.

Award recipients must maintain at 3.0 GPA and maintain good academic standing in
their program to remain eligible. The Award cannot be used toward undergraduate
level courses or courses taken at other institutions.

Financial need is not required to be eligible for merit scholarships.

Applicants classified in any of the following categories will not be eligible:

  1. Receiving other scholarship assistance through Marist College
  2. Participating in the following programs: the Master of Education (M.Ed), Master of Public Administration (MPA) cohort programs in NYC/Albany, Master of Public Administration (MPA) online program for law enforcement and emergency services, Hybrid MA in Educational Psychology, MS in Physician Assistant Studies, or MA in Museum Studies
  3. Marist students currently enrolled in a 5-year bachelor's/master's degree program
  4. Students receiving special tuition pricing through organizational partnerships.

If you would like more information, please contact the office of Graduate Admission.
Information about additional scholarships, loans, and tuition-assistance programs can be found on the Student Financial Services website.


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