The Adelphi Alumni Award for Graduate Study is available exclusively for graduate and doctoral students who previously earned a degree from Adelphi University and are accepted into a new program of graduate study. If you earned a degree from Adelphi and now are a newly accepted graduate or doctoral student in a different program you may be eligible for this special award. You may choose to enroll in 6 credits–8 credits per semester and receive $1,000 per semester or enroll in 9 or more credits per semester and receive $2,500 per semester at the Garden City campus or our centers in Hauppauge, Manhattan or Hudson Valley.
You will automatically be considered upon receipt of your complete graduate admissions application. Students are encouraged to file the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1, but no later than the priority deadline to ensure maximum eligibility for other sources of financial aid.
To be eligible, you must have completed a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree at Adelphi University, be accepted into a new graduate program, and enroll as a new Adelphi graduate student for a minimum of 6 credits per semester on or after summer 2023. Previous Alumni Award for Graduate Study recipients who are enrolled in 9 credits within the summer 2023, fall 2023, and spring 2024 semesters will receive $2,500 /semester.
Award structure: 6–8 credits per semester $1,000/semester; 9 or more credits per semester $2,500/semester. This award is applicable to the summer, fall and spring semesters.
Award Terms (Please note that all award terms listed below must be met each semester to receive this award):
- The level of your award will depend on your actual enrollment.
- This award in combination with other tuition awards cannot exceed the costs for tuition and fees.
- This award is not applicable to: students enrolled in contractual programs and graduate online programs, those who receive other forms of AU scholarships, grants, remissions or assistantships.
- Academic scholarships for fifth-year students in the Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP) and MBA programs, and other University tuition remission programs cannot be used in conjunction with the Adelphi Alumni Award for Graduate Study.
Notification: Eligible students will receive a scholarship letter with their letter of acceptance. Recipients who have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and are eligible for federal financial aid will also receive a Financial Assistance Plan stating the amount of the award.