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The New York State Presidential Transfer Scholarship Application

The New York State Presidential Transfer scholarship application is NOW OPEN for spring 2023 entry. 

The spring entry application offers scholarships for Nyack College, Pace University, and Vaughn College.
The Fall 2023 entry application opens on November 16.  All schools below are offered on the fall entry application.

Additional offers can be found with the Stay on Long Island Initiative Scholarship.  

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

Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduating Suffolk County Community College in the semester you are applying.
  • 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
    • 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.

Application process for December 2022 graduates
September 2, 2022: Spring 2023 Entry Application Opens
September 21, 2022: Attend Workshop - Email NYSPT@sunysuffolk.edu to register, 11:00 am or 7:00 pm
October 05, 2022: Attend Workshop - Email NYSPT@sunysuffolk.edu to register, 11:00 am or 7:00 pm
October 24, 2022: Spring Entry Partner School Application Deadline to apply for admission to Partner College/University.
October 24, 2022: Spring Entry Scholarship Application Deadline. Applications undergo a preliminary review to ensure that all documents have been submitted, and that all eligibility requirements have been met.
October 28, 2022: Applications have been reviewed by the scholarship committees at the campus level.
November 16, 2022: Applications have been reviewed by the scholarship committees at the NYSPT Scholarship Partner Schools. Students will be notified of any scholarship offers.
December 1, 2022: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.
   
Application process for May 2023 graduates...
November 16, 2022: Fall 2023 Entry Application Opens
November 30, 2022: Attend Scholarship Workshop - Email NYSPT@sunysuffolk.edu to register, 7:00 pm
January 11, 2023: Attend Scholarship Workshop - Email NYSPT@sunysuffolk.edu to register, 11:00 am
February 2, 2023: Attend Scholarship Workshop - Email NYSPT@sunysuffolk.edu to register,11:00am or 7:00pm
February 22, 2023: Attend Open Office Q&A - Email NYSPT@sunysuffolk.edu for zoom link, 10:00 am - 2:00pm
February 27, 2023: Fall 2023 Entry Partner School Application Deadline to apply for admission to Partner College/University.
February 27, 2023: Fall 2023 Entry Scholarship Application Deadline. Applications undergo a preliminary review to ensure that all documents have been submitted, and that all eligibility requirements have been met.
March 22, 2023: Applications have been reviewed by the scholarship committee at the campus level.
April 15-May 1st, 2023: Applications have been reviewed by the scholarship committee at the NYSPT Scholarship Partner Schools. Students will start getting notified of any scholarship offers.
May 1, 2023: Students must officially accept or decline any scholarship offers.