Transfer Student Scholarships

Institutional Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students (New York State Residents)

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

SUNY Polytechnic offers several types of scholarships for high achieving transfer students. To be considered for a Transfer Achievement award, a complete application for admission must be received by January 1 for fall admission and October 1 for spring admission. In addition, applicants must have completed 30 college credits at the time of application and apply for full-time status (12 credits hours). 

Please note that scholarships are limited and are subject to change due to fund availability.

Transfer Achievement Scholarship Award Levels

  • $2,000 (GPA of 3.8 - 4.0)
  • $1,000 (GPA of 3.50 - 3.79)
  • $500 (GPA of 3.25 - 3.49)

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

$500 award available to members of Phi Theta Kappa. (Awarded in addition to the Transfer Achievement Scholarship.)

Submit ONE of the following items to for verification of membership for consideration:

  • Official college transcripts with membership listing
  • Letter from PTK advisor
  • Copy of membership card
  • Copy of induction certificate

Additional Transfer Student Scholarships:

FIRST Robotics logo

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 two years. Consideration will be given to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum GPA of: 3.2
  • Amount of involvement in FIRST
  • Major in any STEM program
  • Deadline: January 1

* Please note this scholarship can only be awarded for a fall start term.

Apply Now: FIRST Scholarship

NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program

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


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