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Traditional Rose Hill and Lincoln Center Fordham University Aid










Traditional Rose Hill & Lincoln Center University Aid and Fordham Administered Aid



The following aid comes from Fordham's own resources and is offered to full-time students to augment aid from all other sources. Unless aid is specifically identified as a room award, all Fordham aid whether scholarship, grant or a remission of tuition, is a discount of tuition charges and is applicable only to Fordham tuition charges. The total of all tuition-specific aid, internal and external, may not exceed Fordham's tuition charges. Aid is awarded for a maximum of 8 academic year semesters (fall and spring).

All aid requires satisfactory academic progress, the annual filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and compliance with other University policies and the University code of conduct. Students must file for Financial Aid before the University's published filing deadlines to ensure the availability of funds. 



Fordham University Presidential, Jesuit and Semifinalist Scholarships

Who is eligible?
Nominees are freshmen graduating from high school in the top 1% of their class, or semifinalists in the National Merit, National Achievement or Hispanic Recognition competitions who are also in the top 10% of their class. Jesuit Scholarship recipients must also be Jesuit high school graduates.


On what basis are awards granted?
Excellent Academic Achievement in high school, test scores, personal characteristics. Presidential and Jesuit Scholarships are awarded to the top 20 applicants each year.

What is the range of the awards?
Full tuition less N.Y.S. Scholarship, Tap, Pell and one-half of aid received from all other sources. Presidential and Jesuit awards also include room (excluding board and fees).
For how long is the award given?

These are four year scholarships requiring reapplication for renewal. It may be renewed for up to eight academic year semesters (fall and spring). 

What is the renewal process?
Students must complete the FAFSA and TAP application (NY Residents only) annually, maintain 'full-time' enrollment status, and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0



 
Fordham University Dean's Scholarship

Who is eligible?
The most talented students (the top 6-8% of the applicant pool) will be nominated for these scholarships.

On what basis are awards granted?
A composite of strong overall high school performance and proven academic potential as shown by SAT or ACT scores.

What is the range of the awards?
A merit scholarship of at least $10,000. If need is demonstrated on the Profile, awards may range up to $22,000.  This award will only be applied toward tuition charges for courses taken at Fordham. Student must maintain a 'full-time' status.

For how long is the award given?
These are four year scholarships requiring reapplication for renewal. It may be renewed for up to eight academic year semesters (fall and spring).

What is the renewal process?
Students must complete the FAFSA annually, maintain 'full-time' enrollment status, and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0




Loyola and JoGues Scholarships

Who is eligible?
All freshmen and transfer candidates are considered  for Loyola Scholarships.  Upon review, the most talented students in the applicant pool not selected for the Dean's scholarship are chosen for this award.

On what basis are awards granted?
Loyola Scholarships are awarded to students who show high academic performance and leadership ability.  Not awarded to recipients of scholarships described above.

What is the range of the awards?
Up to $8,000 per year.

For how long is the award given?
These are one-year scholarships requiring reapplication each year.  It may be renewed up to eight academic year semesters (fall and spring).

What is the renewal process?
Students must complete the FAFSA annually, maintain 'full-time' enrollment status, and maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA for the
Loyola and a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA for the Jogues.


 
J.P. Morgan Chase Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship

Who is eligible?
Residents of New York City who attend a high school in the five boroughs; plan to attend Fordham in the fall immediately following graduation, majoring in business, education communication, engineering, liberal arts, social science and technology.

On what basis are awards granted?
ISTS will conduct preliminary screening of candidates.  Semifinalists will be interviewed by J.P. Morgan Chase executives who will make the final selection.

What is the range of the awards?
Tuition for four years; $500 per year for books and supplies; paid internship at J.P. Morgan Chase.

For how long is the award given?
Four years (eight consecutive semesters) as long as satisfactory academic performance is maintained at Fordham and a fully satisfactory performance rating for their work at J.P. Morgan Chase is maintained.

How to apply for the Chase Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship?

Link directly to the Chase Smart Start website for additional information and an on-line application.

What is the renewal process?
Students must complete the FAFSA annually
and maintain 'full-time' enrollment status.
 


Grant-In-Aid

This gift aid is awarded based on financial need and academic standing.  Itrequires:

  • anannual filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • demonstration of continued financial need
  • satisfactory academic performance


Fordham Tuition Award

This gift aid is awarded based on academic standing.  It requires:
  • an annual filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • satisfactory academic performance
  • maintain 'full-time' enrollment status
  • a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA


Metro Grant

This $6,000 grant is the minimum award offered to entering freshman and transfer students who commute to Fordham from their permanent residence in New York City or the surrounding areas. In order to be eligible you must also be a citizen or eligible noncitizen with a valid FAFSA completed annually and maintain 'full-time' enrollment status. It is renewable up to 4 years for eligible students who continue to commute from their permanent residence and maintain satisfactory progress toward their degree. Students eligible for both Metro Grant and a Fordham Scholarship will receive the higher of the two awards, not a combination of the two.



Athletic Aid

Student-athletes on "Atlantic 10 Conference" teams may be awarded scholarships based on athletic ability.  Football grants are awarded under Patriot League regulations and are based on both financial need and athletic ability.  These athletic grants require an annual filing of a FAFSA and are renewed based on family need as calculated each yearusing the required financial aid forms.  Since need varies depending on the family situation, the amount of the grant may fluctuate from year to year.  In addition to the award letter, in June student athletes will receive an athletic contract which must be signed and returned before the aid becomes official and your student account is credited.
 

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