Merit Based Assistance

Make all of your hard work in school pay off – merit-based assistance is available for part-time students at Syracuse University.

Available Merit Based Assistance through University College

University College Incentive Grant

New University College undergraduate students and those returning after an absence of at least five years. Matriculation is not required.

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University College Achiever Scholarship

Available to new matriculated undergraduates transferring to Syracuse University through University College with at least 30 credits of transferable coursework and a minimum GPA of 3.3. If students maintain the required GPA, they can continue to renew their Achiever Scholarship of 35 percent off tuition for 90 credits, 6 years, or until they earn a bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first. If eligible, students will receive notification with their admissions notice.

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University College P.A.C.E. Grant (Personal Achievement with Continuing Education Grant)

Available to returning UC part-time undergraduates. Grant levels recognize academic achievement as well as academic level. As a student progresses toward degree completion, grants are awarded the first term of enrollment as a matriculated UC undergraduate student moves up academic levels.

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