A variety of forms of financial assistance, including merit-based tuition scholarships, are available from the university for applicants to the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, including international students.
It is not necessary to have an admission decision to begin the financial aid process. All new and continuing students should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of Student Financial Services can answer questions about applying for financial aid, calculating the overall cost of attendance, and billing and payment options.
All applicants to the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students are considered for a competitive merit-based scholarship. No additional application components are required for this particular university scholarship.
A large proportion of admitted students are offered merit-based tuition scholarships. Merit-based tuition scholarships are available to students pursuing full-time and part-time study (at least 6 credits), on campus or online. Merit-based tuition scholarships are renewable, provided that satisfactory academic performance is maintained.
Students are automatically considered for the following scholarships, on the basis of eligibility, during the regular application process. Need-based aid applications may also be used in awarding these scholarships.
This need-based program is designed to recruit and retain a diverse student body. Degree students in all academic divisions and programs of The New School are automatically considered as long as they are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have filed the FAFSA. Need-based scholarships are also available and are awarded on the basis of students' demonstrated financial need. Need is determined on the basis of the FAFSA (for U.S. citizens and eligible permanent residents) or the International Student Scholarship Application. Need-based financial aid may come in the form of federal and/or state loans, grants, and work study.
The New School offers two scholarships specifically for applicants to the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students who have attended community college. Applicants to the program are automatically considered for these scholarships upon admission consideration, and both are renewable annually, provided the recipients maintain satisfactory academic progress.
Members of Phi Theta Kappa are recognized for academic achievement. Awards are competitive and are based on a candidate's entire application (academics, essays, work and volunteer experience).
Scholarships are awarded each year to community college transfer students who demonstrate qualities that The New School believes contribute to the strength and diversity of its student body. Undergraduate applicants to the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students are automatically considered for these awards.
Thanks to the generosity of philanthropic organizations, The New School is able to offer several donor scholarships. Application deadlines for some of these awards change each year and are announced to students by email. The application process for the Osher, Jacobson, and Kersner scholarships is now open until Monday, June 3, 2019. Links to the guidelines and application appear below. Prospective students who want to apply for these scholarships should email email@example.com or call 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040 for assistance.
For high-achieving undergraduate adult students 25 and older who are returning to finish their degrees after being out of school for five years or more. Community college transfer students are welcome to apply if they have been out of school for at least five years. Guidelines that explain who is eligible for this award and the application are posted here.
Targets undergraduate students 25 and older who are returning to finish their degrees after a hiatus from a previous school. Community college transfer students are welcome to apply. Guidelines that explain who is eligible for this award are posted here.
Targets undergraduate students whose educational and career interests are in the performing arts. Guidelines that explain who is eligible for this award are posted here.
A designated Military Friendly® School for 2018-2019, The New School has a long history of welcoming veterans to its various courses and degree programs, recognizing in their unique life experience an exceptional potential only those who have served can claim. Contact Student Veteran Services for help with accessing your VA benefits.
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