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#YOUAREWELCOMEHERE Scholarship

the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship, which recognizes promising international students with a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding


FALL 2019 #YOUAREWELCOMEHERE SCHOLARSHIP

SUNY New Paltz is proud to offer the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship, which recognizes promising international students with a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. SUNY New Paltz will select two first-year undergraduate international students to receive an annual, renewable scholarship to cover 50% of their tuition ($16,650 USD per year) beginning in the Fall 2019 semester.

 

 


WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

FRESHMAN

New Paltz has a very limited number of merit based scholarships available for students with strong academic credentials. Accepted students will be selected for a merit scholarship by the Scholarship Committee based solely on academic credentials. Selected students will be notified on a rolling basis after January 30. No separate application is necessary for scholarship consideration. 

TRANSFER

New Paltz offers a very limited number of scholarships to transfer students from Ulster and Dutchess County Community Colleges.

Accepted students will be selected for a merit scholarship by the Scholarship Committee based solely on academic credentials. Selected students will be notified on a rolling basis beginning March 15. No separate application is necessary for scholarship consideration.

INTERNATIONAL

Scholarships and financial assistance are not available to international students.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Apply online for undergraduate admission online: edu/applysuny
  2. Submit the following admission documents with your admission application:
    1. Official transcripts
    2. Personal statement
    3. Letter of recommendation
    4. Application fee
    5. SAT (recommended but not required for admission)
    6. TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 (recommended but not required for admission)
  3. Complete the one-page scholarship application and email it to intadmissions@newpaltz.edu by February 1, 2019.
  4. Submit a 500-1000 word essay or a 2-5 minute video describing their aspirations to conduct projects, research, employment, or other experiences that will advance intercultural learning to intadmissions@newpaltz.edu by February 1, 2019.
  5. If awarded, students must confirm their enrollment at SUNY New Paltz by April 1, 2019 by paying the $250 pre-enrollment deposit to the SUNY New Paltz admission office. (Information on how to pay this will be received after admission).

 

TIMELINE

SUNY New Paltz application deadline: February 1, 2019*

Scholarship application deadline with essay or video: February 1, 2019
Applicants awarded will be notified by: March 1, 2019

Pre-enrollment deposit due: April 1, 2019

 

*For Art majors, results of portfolios will also be due by this time in order for the committee to make the admission decision. More information will be on your application about the portfolio requirements.

 

NEED HELP?

If you have questions or if you need help with your application process, please contact:

Judy Bishop
International Admission Advisor
+1-845-257-3019
intadmissions@newpaltz.edu

PLEASE NOTE:

  • The scholarship is for SUNY New Paltz tuition only. It does not cover other expenses such as university fees, parking permits, books or supplies, etc. Students must demonstrate the ability to pay for the remaining expenses by submitted a bank statement from themselves or their sponsor.
  • This scholarship has no cash exchange value and is non-transferable.
  • The scholarship must be awarded by Spring 2019.