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College Scholarships



College scholarships are offered to full-time freshmen upon admission to the College. Awards are made on the basis of academic and personal achievements. (Special restrictions apply to dependent scholarships. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Services.) College scholarships include:

Utica College President's Scholarship
These awards are based on the highest academic achievement and community service. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains the required grade point average and meets satisfactory progress requirements.

Thomas J. Cahill, Jr. Presidential Scholarship
This scholarship is funded through the generosity of Thomas J. Cahill, Jr. '49. To qualify, a student must maintain a 3.0 average and demonstrate financial need.
 
Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
This four-year scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships are awarded yearly to entering African-American freshmen who have shown academic achievement, leadership commitment to civil rights, and future promise. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains the required grade point average and meets satisfactory progress requirements.
 
Founder's Scholarship
These awards are based on high academic achievement and an ability to contribute to the Utica College community. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains the required grade point average and meets satisfactory progress requirements.
 
Utica College Achievement Awards
These awards are based on personal and academic achievement and ability to contribute to the College community. The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains the required grade point average and meets satisfactory progress requirements.
 
Transfer Achievement Awards
These awards are for transfer students who have completed, and will transfer, a minimum of 30 hours of college work. A 3.0 GPA or better is required for eligibility and renewal. Awards vary based on academic ability and special achievements.
 
My Turn Scholarship
The My Turn Scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students who are the parents of alumni of Utica College or of current Utica College students. This scholarship has the value of one-half tuition. Application forms are available through the Office of Student Financial Services.
 
Senior Citizens Award
Senior citizens who are alumni, former Foundation Board members, former trustees, and retired employees may take courses for credit and free of charge. Other senior citizens within the community may take up to two courses per semester for credit for one-third tuition, or they may audit the course for free. Special consideration based upon need may be made by the president of the College. Senior citizens are defined as individuals age 65 and older.

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