Knowing full well that education is an investment, the chancellor of New York University is awarding a fully funded scholarship and Grant (Financial Aid) to those who come from traditionally underrepresented communities or students who come from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
New York University is awarding the scholarship to the most prestigious scholars (Local and International) consider a family’s demonstrated need in addition to a variety of academic and non-academic factors, including extracurricular impact, commitment to service, special talents, demonstrated leadership or compelling personal journey.
This implies that the fully funded scholarship is for scholars who fall within the above-listed category they also give out grants(Financial aid) to educationally talented scholars to those whose family are well to do. Many of these awards are awarded to students who will be the first in their families to attend college. There are no GPA or standardized testing cutoffs that will prohibit or guarantee a scholarship.
Eligibility for Scholarship
How to know if you are eligible for the New York University scholarship program, below are outlined steps to follow closely to reaching eligibility.
Grants or Financial Aid Application
You are required to complete the Financial aid form and submitted on or before the deadline date.
Complete the College Scholarship Service (CSS) profile registration. The College Scholarship Service (CSS) profile is for the international student seeking a fully funded scholarship at the New York University.
CSS Profile Form Submission
All first-year and some transfer and second bachelor’s degree applicants need to fill out the CSS Profile form. If your parents are divorced, separated, or unmarried, both parents must complete separate versions of the CSS Profile or you must submit the waiver request form.
FAFSA Profile Registration
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) profile registration. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) profile is a form completed by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. Click on the FAFSA profile to fill out and submit the FAFSA registration, New York University Abu Dhabi applicants do not need to fill it out.
Whatever your family’s income, wherever you live, you may qualify for some form of financial aid, so we recommend you apply even if you think you may not qualify.
How to Complete Profile Registration
These are the necessary steps or required documents you needed in completing your New York University form registration.
- Your 9-digit New York University ID number, which will be emailed to you within seven days of submitting your Common Application
- You or your family’s latest tax return.
- The NYU school code: 2785
- A comfortable place for filling out forms (if you drink coffee, put a pot on)
Types of Scholarship Awards from New York University
Below are types of scholarship awarded to a student by New York University.
New York University awards very few exclusively merit-based scholarships, They are committed to using the vast majority of their scholarship funds to assist students whose families are unable to pay the full cost of a New York University education. If you would like to be considered for merit-based scholarships, please be sure to complete the FAFSA or CSS Profile (depending on citizenship and campus of interest).
They are unlikely to award scholarships to students who have not submitted these items by the deadline.
The University and School-Based scholarships at New York University for which you may qualify are provided in the Undergraduate Admissions area of the New York University website. All applicants to New York University are automatically considered for merit-based aid with the on-time submission of the admissions application; however, it is important to note that majority of the undergraduate scholarships at New York University are based on a combination of need and merit and require filing all financial aid applications on or before deadlines.
Graduate students are usually offered scholarships for each separate academic year as determined by their individual schools within New York University.
All you need do is to go fill out the CSS registration form for international student and the FAFSA for national student and submit before the deadline, you can also click here to Apply for the your choice of scholarship.
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