Scholarships

Institutional Merit Scholarships for First-Year Students (New York State Residents)

Not a New York State resident? Learn more about our out-of-state and international scholarship opportunities.

Over $3 Million in Academic Merit Scholarships will be awarded to SUNY Poly admitted students. Merit-based scholarship consideration will be given to first-year/freshmen applicants possessing a strong academic record and competitive test scores. For priority consideration, a complete application must be received by January 1.

Scholarship Award
(NYS Residents)
GPA SAT
(ERW-Math)
ACT
(Composite)
$24,000 Presidential Scholarship
($6,000 per year, renewable each year up to 4 years)
95 1300 28
$14,000 Dean Scholarship
($3,500 per year, renewable each year up to 4 years)
91 1150 24
$4,000 Merit Scholarship
($1,000 per year, renewable each year up to 4 years)
88 1100 22

Additional First-Year Student Scholarships:

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FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and SUNY Polytechnic Institute have established a scholarship to assist deserving students who have been part of a high school FIRST team and plan to attend SUNY Poly.

Awards range up to $1,000 per year for up to four years. Consideration will be given to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA of: 85
  • Minimum SAT/ACT of: 1050
  • Amount of involvement in FIRST
  • Major in any STEM program

Apply Now: FIRST Scholarship

NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program

NYS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program

SUNY Poly scholarship criteria and award levels are subject to change at any time.

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