Other Sources of Financial Aid

In addition to federal and state financial aid programs, there are several options available for students who qualify. Please click here for information on special program and outside scholarship sources.

Graduate Student Scholarships

The following is information on scholarship opportunities available through the college:

Empire State College Graduate Student Scholarships

State University of New York (SUNY) Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program

This fellowship will assist the college in the recruitment, enrollment and retention of students in master's programs who can demonstrate that they will contribute to the diversity of the student body in their program, especially those who can demonstrate that they have overcome a disadvantage or other impediment to success in higher education. Preference is given to applicants who have not yet enrolled as a matriculated graduate student at Empire State College. The application deadline is July 1 of each year. For more information, contact Pat Ryan, director of graduate student and academic services, at the School for Graduate Studies, 111 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, 518-587-2100, ext. 2267 or Pat.Ryan@esc.edu.

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