The main criterion for receiving grants is substantial financial need. Grants do not have to be repaid unless a student becomes ineligible. Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined in the NYUS Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy.
Federal Pell Grant :
is a federal grant awarded to students on the basis of financial need and does not have to be repaid. These grants are considered the foundation of federal financial aid, to which aid from other federal and non-federal sources might be added. Pell Grants are only awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s or a professional degree. In order to apply for a Pell Grant, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The U.S. Department of Education uses a standard formula to evaluate the financial information provided on this application to determine a student’s eligibility for a Pell Grant. Award amounts vary based on a student’s financial need, an institution’s cost of attendance and enrollment status
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant :
is a federal grant awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need and does not have to be repaid. Funds are limited and Federal Pell Grant recipients receive priority. Students do not need to apply for this grant.
NY Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)
is a need based grant funded by the State of New York available to full-time students who meet Florida residency requirements and enrolled in an associate or Bachelor`s Degree program. To be considered for this grant, the applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in time to be processed error free by the deadline specified by the University for each of the Fall terms.
Retpy,Ghgui ,NY Resident Access Grant :
is a grant which provides tuition assistance to NYUS undergraduate students attending an eligible private non-profit New York college or university. To be considered for this grant, the applicant must meet New York's residency requirements for receipt of state student financial aid and must enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester along with other eligibility requirements.