Scholarships are generated from a variety of sources including the college, high school, individual/s donors, and community organizations. Scholarships are separate from financial aid programs, like TAP and work-study, which a student must apply for separately on an annual basis.  If awarded a scholarship from SUNY Delhi, once accepted, it will automatically be applied to the recipient/student’s account.  Based on the type of scholarship, or amount, financial aid received may be adjusted.

Scholarships are awarded based on a multitude of factors, including academic excellence, major/study, geography, and personal achievements.

Campus-Based Scholarships

There are numerous scholarships available to both incoming and current students based on academic achievement and campus involvement, among other criteria.  Award amounts vary and are selected by individual departments across campus and the scholarship committee on a continuing basis.

To apply, students must complete a general application. The application requires general student information, a personal essay (500 words or fewer) regarding extracurricular activities/achievements, the reason for choosing SUNY Delhi and your specific major, as well as how your education will assist you in reaching your personal goals.

After completing the general application, students will be auto-matched with numerous scholarships that are available to them. Applicants will also have the opportunity to upload additional materials (references, co-curricular transcript, etc.), in order to fulfill requirements for scholarships that require criteria in addition to the general application.

The 2024-2025 Campus-Based Scholarship application will be available by February 12, 2024.  Both new and returning students are encouraged to apply.

Merit-Based Scholarships for 2024-2025

Merit Scholarship are reviewed by Admissions Staff no action needed.

Merit Scholarship recipients must pay their deposit by May 1, 2024 in order to receive the Merit Scholarship.

Deadline to submit all required college application documents for consideration of the Merit Scholarship is March 1st, 2024

Presidential Scholarships for 2024-2025

Presidential Scholarship application will be sent via your admissions portal

The Presidential Scholarship selection committee is now reviewing all candidates. Scholarship award letters will be sent out by April 1, 2024.

Deadline to submit the Presidential Scholarship application is March 1st, 2024.

Residential Scholarships for 2024-2025

Residential Scholarship application will be sent via your admissions portal

The Residential Scholarship selection committee is now reviewing all candidates. Scholarship award letters will be sent out by April 1, 2024.

Deadline to submit the Residential Scholarship application is March 1st, 2024.

Out-of-State Tuition-Matching Program Scholarship

With SUNY Delhi's Tuition-Matching Program, eligible out-of-state students can now enroll in SUNY Delhi's bachelor's programs and pay the in-state tuition rate of their own state’s flagship university. 

For more information, visit the Tuition-Matching Program web page.

Online Student Scholarships

To lower your cost of attendance and help you earn your college degree fully online, SUNY Delhi has launched new merit scholarships for incoming online students.

See the benefits:

  • A $1,000 scholarship for any online undergraduate program
  • A $2,000 scholarship for any master’s program
  • Scholarships are awarded in your first semester

Easy steps to apply:

  1. Submit your college application by May 1, 2024 for the Fall 2024 term or by September 1, 2024 for the Spring 2025 term.
  2. Complete your online merit scholarship request form after your acceptance. Act early – scholarships are limited.
Eligibility for Online Scholarships:
Online Program GPA Requirement
Veterinary Science Technology (AAS) 90+ (high school) or 3.0+ (transfer)
Degree completion programs in:
Business Management (BBA)
Criminal Justice (BS)
Culinary Arts Management (BBA)
Hotel and Restaurant Management (BBA)
Human Resource Management (BBA)
Event Management (BBA)
Nursing RN-to-BSN
Nursing Administration (MS)
Nursing Education (MS)
Criminal Justice (MS)
For more information, contact Online & Graduate Admissions Advisor Kara Dunderdale at 607-746-4519 or
External Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarship opportunities available to students on a local, regional, statewide, as well as nationwide basis.  These scholarships are not associated with SUNY Delhi and students will typically need to submit a separate application. If awarded a scholarship from an external source, no matter the amount, please follow instructions from the scholarship organization. Certification from the college may be required before payment is allocated.  If you need assistance to facilitate payment of the scholarship, please contact Student Financial Services (607-746-4570).

View a list of external scholarships.

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