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College Scholarships


College scholarships are offered to full-time undergraduate main campus students 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:

Pinnacle Scholarship
These awards are presented to students who have achieved the pinnacle of 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.

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.

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.

Leadership Scholarship
These awards are based on academic achievement and demonstrated leadership within the school and community.  The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains the required grade point average and meets satisfactory progress requirements.

Affordability Grant
These awards are based on academic success and commitment to succeed.  The grant 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. The award is contingent upon you maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA and full-time status. 

Transfer Leadership Awards
These awards are for transfer students who have completed, and will transfer, a minimum of 30 hours of college work. The award is contingent upon you maintaining a 2.5 cumulative GPA and full-time status.

Pioneer Grant
These awards are for transfer students based on academic success and commitment to succeed.  The grant is renewable as long as the student maintains a 2.5 cumulative GPA and meets satisfactory progress requirements.

Associates Achievement Awards
These awards are for transfer students based on obtaining a 2 year degree prior to attending at Utica College.  The award is renewable as long as the student maintains a 2.0 cumulative GPA and meets satisfactory progress requirements.

Honors Award
Honors Program Scholarship is awarded to students based on highest academic achievement. To remain in the program and to keep the scholarship, the student must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA for the duration of the Honors Program

Phi Theta Kappa Award
These awards are based on induction into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  To remain in the program and to keep the scholarship, the student must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA and full time status.

UC Grant
These awards are granted to students who demonstrate financial need.  The grant is renewable as long as the student maintains a 2.0 cumulative GPA and meets satisfactory progress requirements.

Resident Hall Grant
These awards are granted to students who demonstrate financial need and will be residing in a resident hall on campus.  To remain eligible for the grant, a student must maintain residence.

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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