The Stay on Long Island Initiative Scholarship Applications

The Stay on Long Island Initiative applications are open for May 2019 graduates.

SoLII Application Spring 2019

SoLII Scholarships for May 2019 graduates are available to the following schools:

Explore each school for details about its specific awards and offerings
Adelphi University Molloy College
Farmingdale State College NYIT
Five Towns College Suny Old Westbury
Hofstra University St. John's University
LIU Brentwood St. Joseph's College
LIU Post Stony Brook University
LIU Riverhead   

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduating May 2019
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.75 or greater
  • Apply to SoLII Partner School(s)

Application Requirements

  • Apply to SoLII Partner School
  • SoLII 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 SoLII Scholarship Application Process

Choosing a limited group of SoLII 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 13, 2018: Fall Application Opens
September 19, 2018: Attend Scholarship Workshop
October 22, 2018: Fall Application Deadline to apply for admission to Partner College/University.
October 22, 2018: 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 25, 2018: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the campus level.
November 7, 2018: Applications have been personally reviewed by Dr. McKay.
November 21, 2018: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the SoLII Partner Schools. Students will be notified of any scholarship offers.
December 1, 2018: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.
   
Spring application process for May graduates...
November 1, 2018: Spring Application Opens
November 14, 2018: Attend Scholarship Workshop
January 16, 2019: Attend Scholarship Workshop
January 30, 2019: Attend Scholarship Workshop
February 11, 2019: Spring Application Deadline to apply for admission to Partner College/University.
February 11, 2019: 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 15, 2019: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the campus level.
April 8, 2019: Applications have been personally reviewed by Dr. McKay.
April 18, 2019: Applications have been reviewed by select faculty and staff at the SoLII Partner Schools. Students will be notified of any scholarship offers
May 1, 2019: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.