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Graduate Studies

Diversity Fellowships

GOPW Tuition Waiver Program

The Graduate Opportunity Tuition Waiver Program (GOPW) provides a tuition waiver for up to nine credits of graduate tuition to former EOP/HEOK/SEEK students meeting the eligibility requirements outlined below.

To apply,

  1. Complete the appropriate online application below by May 1 for Fall or December 1 for Spring.
  2. Upload a transcript indicating your GPA and course enrollment.
  3. Upload a letter confirming your participation in an EOP/HEOP/SEEK program as an undergraduate.
  4. Decisions are made after academic standing is updated the end of each fall or spring terms, which is typically done by the end of May and beginning of January.

Sojourner Truth Diversity Fellowship (STF)

The Sojourner Truth Diversity Fellowship is open to applicants from all majors holding at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA in pursuit of their initial master's degree, a US citizen or permanent resident, matriculated in a graduate program at New Paltz; and adequately meeting the diversity criteria set forth within the application. 

To apply:

  1. Fill out the appropriate online application below by May 1 for Fall classes, or December 1 for Spring classes.
  2. Upload your application essay explicating how you meet the diversity criteria.
  3. Upload a statement explaining your financial needs and resources.
  4. Upload evidence of your full-time (12 credit) registration.
  5. Decisions are made after academic standing is updated the end of each fall or spring terms, which is typically done by the end of May and beginning of January.