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 merit scholarship, a complete application for admission must be received by March 1 for fall admission, and October 1 for spring admission. Only applicants who have applied for full-time study (12 credits or more) will be considered.

Transfer Achievement Scholarship

  • $2,000 (GPA of 3.6-4.0) or $1,000 (GPA of 3.2-3.59) based on completion of 30 college credits.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

  • $1,000 (GPA of 3.6-4.0) or $500 (GPA of 3.2-3.59)
  • 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:
    • 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 four 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: February 1

Apply Now: FIRST Scholarship

NYS Excelsior Scholarship Program


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