Marist College requires students to fill out the FAFSA in order to be considered for need-based aid. Once this form is filled out, the Student Financial Services Office will evaluate financial need for admitted students. In addition to the merit-scholarship opportunities listed above, students can may also qualify for many other types of scholarships including specialty scholarships that are associated with music, arts, or athletic departments, ROTC Scholarships, and the Marist Brothers High School Scholarship for students graduating from Marist Brothers High Schools. Some endowed scholarships are awarded through the Student Financial Services Office to incoming and continuous students and some are renewable. Specific application information on these primarily need-based awards and how to apply for endowed scholarships can be found here. Marist College’s outside scholarship page provides a comprehensive list of potential scholarship opportunities as well as tips to find additional scholarship awards to help pay for Marist College.
Students seeking assistance to help pay for their education at Marist College can look into student employment opportunities as well as private and federal student and parent loans. Grants are available as part of many students’ financial aid award packages based upon need. Grants including New York State grants, Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) grants, Vermont Resident grants, commuter grants, the TEACH grant, along with other need based institutional and federal grants are available to students.
Students with special concerns or who fall into particular student categories can also take advantage of financial aid opportunities. These include veterans, international students, transfer students, and graduate students.
The Student Financial Services Page provides a net price calculator, several how-to tutorial financial aid-related videos, affordability guide for undergraduates and graduates. Students can also follow the Marist College Student Financial Services Facebook Page for important updates and financial-related events.