The New York State Presidential Transfer Scholarship Application

The New York State Presidential Transfer Scholarship application OPENS Sepetember 3, 2019 for December 2019 graduates.

NYSPT Scholarships for December graduates are open to select schools only. This semesters offerings for Spring 2020 entry include:
Alfred University, LIM College, Medaille College, Nyack College, Pace University, Utica College, and Vaughn College.  Additional offers can be found with the Stay on Long Island Initiative Scholarship.

NYSPT Scholarships for May 2020 graduates are available to the following schools:

Explore each school for details about its specific awards and offerings
Alfred University Iona College
LIM College Maritime College
Medaille College Nyack College
Pace University Utica College
Vaughn College  

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduating Suffolk County Community College
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.7 or greater
  • Apply to NYSPT Scholarship Partner School(s)

Application Requirements

  • Apply to NYSPT Scholarship Partner School
  • Complete NYSPT Scholarship Application
    • Complete contact and academic information page
    • Essay 1
    • Essay 2
    • Essay 3
    • Essay 4 (Choose up to two schools)
    • Activities Resume (optional)
    • Authorization and Release for Use of Name, Voice, and Likeness
    • Authorization to Release Education Information
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

The NYSPT Scholarship Application Process

Choosing a limited group of NYSPT Scholarship recipients out of our many qualified applicants is very difficult task; therefore, the process is long and has many steps. The dates provided below serve as a general outline of our process, and are subject to change.

Fall application process for December graduates...
September 03, 2019: Fall Application Opens
September 18, 2019: Attend Scholarship Workshop
October 21, 2019: Fall Application Deadline to apply for admission to Partner College/University.
October 21, 2019: Fall Application Deadline. Applications undergo a preliminary review to ensure that all documents have been submitted, and that all eligibility requirements have been met.
October 24, 2019: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the campus level.
November 6, 2019: Applications have been personally reviewed by Louis J. Petrizzo, Executive Vice President and Administrator in Charge.
November 20, 2019: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the NYSPT Scholarship Partner Schools. Students will be notified of any scholarship offers.
December 1, 2019: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.
   
Spring application process for May graduates...
November 1, 2019: Spring Application Opens
December 4, 2019: Attend Scholarship Workshop
January 15, 2020: Attend Scholarship Workshop
January 29, 2020: Attend Scholarship Workshop
February 18, 2020: Spring Application Deadline to apply for admission to Partner College/University.
February 18, 2020: Spring Application Deadline. Applications undergo a preliminary review to ensure that all documents have been submitted, and that all eligibility requirements have been met.
March 13, 2020: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the campus level.
March 30, 2020: Applications have been personally reviewed by Dr. McKay.
April 17 to May 1st, 2020: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the NYSPT Scholarship Partner Schools. Students will start getting notified of any scholarship offers.
May 1, 2020: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.