Graduate Scholarships

Merit Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Requirements      Award
Graduate Scholars Award 3.5 GPA or higher  $2,000 - $5,750
Graduate Academic Award  3.2 - 3.49 GPA $1,200 - $3,450
Marist Alumni Scholars Award 3.5 GPA or higher  $2,000 - $5,750
Marist Alumni Academic Award upon accept $1,200 - $3,450

Merit awards are made at the discretion of the scholarship committee. The total scholarship amount awarded covers the duration of the program and is applied by course each semester in the amount of $150 or $250 per course.

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 for 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: 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, Doctor of Physical Therapy, MS in Global Fashion Merchandising, 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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