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Pace University prides itself on its broad range of professional opportunities. Whether you’re interested in an internship, joining a business organization, competing at a national conference, working alongside a professor on groundbreaking research, or taking a field study across the globe, Pace can make it happen.

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In addition to Pace University’s generous financial aid program, which offers students more than $300 million in aid per year, scholarships and grants can help make college more affordable and give students access to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.

Through the Division for Student Success, Pace provides support to students and alumni applying for competitive scholarships, fellowships, and grants including the Fulbright Award, Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship, National Science Foundation Program, and Truman Scholarship. From guidance on the application process to interview preparation to referrals, Pace makes sure students and alumni put together a competitive application. For more information, click here.

In addition to applying for prestigious national scholarships and programs, Pace offers students access to several Pace scholarships and grants.

These are just a few of the incredible scholarships available to our students:

Athletic Scholarships
Full and partial scholarships are available to students with exceptional athletic ability. Such scholarships encourage participation in men's and women's basketball, men's baseball, women's soccer, women's volleyball, women's softball, men's and women's cross country, men's lacrosse, and men's and women's swimming and diving. >>Read More

Barnes and Noble Book Scholarship
The Barnes and Noble Book Scholarship awards 10 undergraduate students $500 each to help pay for books. >>Read More

Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Endowed Fund
The Office of Admissions nominates students who have demonstrated exemplary community service and who meet the following criteria: Freshman must have a minimum B high school average and 1000 SAT score. Transfer students must have a minimum 3.0 average. Awards are offered to eligible students for up to $5,000 annually.  >>Read More

The Charles H. Dyson Dean’s Achievement Award Scholarship Fund
This renewable merit scholarship will be given annually in June to one student in each department entering their sophomore year in a Dyson College of Arts and Sciences major. Students must have 30-45 credits by the end of the spring semester, at least 15 of which were completed at Pace University. Students must have and maintain a QPA of 3.3 or above. The Dean of Dyson College of Arts and Sciences will choose the students for the scholarship awards.

CyberCorps: Scholarships for Service
Scholarship for Service (SFS) is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of information assurance professionals that protect the government’s critical information infrastructure. Awardees receive full tuition and academic fees, a stipend, textbooks, paid summer internships, and full-time employment at a local/state/federal government agency. >>Read More

Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP)
As a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, Pace can offer students access to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) to pursue fields of study related to information assurance. Awardees will receive scholarships that include tuition, books, fees, and a stipend, and requires the student to agree to serve one year of service to the DoD, upon graduation, for each year of scholarship received. During academic breaks, Information Assurance Scholars receive hands-on experience in information security internships. Recent IASP scholars include Michael Bloom ’15, Douglas Kandl ’14, Vinnie Monaco ’12, ’14, and Max Wagner ’12, ’14, who says the IASP program allowed him to pursue studies in Computer Science and Information Assurance, “areas that I both enjoy and excel in. Not only that, it provides me with the ability to apply the skills I have acquired at Pace and further develop them at the Department of Defense, the nation's foremost authority in cybersecurity.” >>Read More

Ernst & Young Fund for Excellence in Accounting Education
Established by Ernst & Young LLP to promote educational excellence in accounting at Pace University, the Ernst & Young Fund for Excellence in Accounting Education provides scholarship awards of $5,000 each to outstanding students who are enrolled in the Lubin School of Business in a qualified accounting program and maintain a 3.30 GPA. In 2013, nine students were awarded scholarships. >>Read More

Honors College Scholarship
Students are invited to join Pace's Pforzheimer Honors College on the basis of their academic achievement, as measured by high school average, rank in class, SAT I or ACT scores, and extracurricular activities. Upper-class students may also be invited to join the Honors College based on exemplary academic achievement. To be considered for Pace's Pforzheimer Honors College and the $15,000 annual scholarship, students must be admitted as matriculated students in a degree program. >>Read More

Hudson Valley Direct Marketing Association Lara L. Smith Scholarship Award
Established in 2002 by the HVDMA, the Laura L. Smith Scholarship Award gives visibility to industry leaders and encouragement to those who are entering the field. The award is presented to degree candidates in the Direct and Interactive Marketing Program at Pace's Lubin School of Business who are self-paying for their education (not reimbursed by an employer). Recipients are selected for academic excellence, as well as enthusiasm, professional qualities, and potential to benefit the industry. >>Read More

International Travel Scholarships
The Lubin School of Business, through a grant received from the Figueroa Family Fund, awards scholarships for International Field Study courses. Lubin also awards scholarships for one emerging market Field Study course each year through a grant received from the Gene and Nancy Celentano Fund. Students who are eligible can expect to receive $1,500 per Figueroa scholarship and $2,000 per Celentano scholarship. >>Read More

The Joseph A. and Mary DiBenedetto Memorial Fund for Service Excellence in Accounting
$2,500 scholarships are awarded to junior year accounting majors at the Lubin School of Business who have demonstrated outstanding service to the profession of accounting. The award may be used by any eligible student for tuition and/or related costs. The Dean and faculty members in the accounting department make the selection of the award recipients. >>Read More

Lubin Alumni Achievement Scholarship Award
This endowed scholarship award, made possible by proceeds from the annual Lubin Alumni Achievement Award Luncheon, is presented to outstanding Lubin students. The award is presented to both undergraduate and graduate students. To qualify, applicants must be recommended by faculty and advisement staff. They must also demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, financial need, and service to the University and/or community. The application deadline is in late October/early November each year. >>Read More

Lubin Golf Classic Scholarship Award
Made possible by proceeds from the annual Lubin School of Business Golf Classic, this $5,000 scholarship is presented to an outstanding full-time Lubin junior, who will receive it during their senior year. To qualify, applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and service to the University. "What I'm most proud of is how I have been able to apply the things that I've learned along my academic journey outside of the classroom. I have worked and consulted with a number of startup companies in the city, I'm on the advisory board of a few startup companies, and I have also started two companies of my own. I am honored and thrilled to soon be joining Booz Allen Hamilton. All of this would not be possible had I not received the Lubin Golf Classic Scholarship,” says former Golf Classic Scholarship Recipient Rob Caucci. >>Read More

Pace Grant
These need-based awards are available to full-time students matriculated in a degree program. Awards are based on academic promise and financial need. This award is limited to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually, and list Pace University as a school to be attended on the form. Priority is given to students who file the FAFSA by February 15 each year.  >>Read More

Pace Incentive Award
These merit awards are offered to entering freshman students who show academic promise. To be eligible, students must be admitted as matriculated students in a degree program, and must enroll full-time (at least 12 credits per term) in each fall and spring term until completing the bachelor's degree program. Selection is based on academic excellence. Priority is given to those students who have completed the admissions application process by February 1. >>Read More

Pace Opportunity Scholarship
These scholarships are awarded to entering freshman or transfer students who show academic promise. To be eligible, students must be admitted as matriculated students in a degree program and must enroll full-time (at least 12 credits per term) in each fall and spring term until completing the bachelor's degree program. Selection is based on academic excellence. Priority is given to those students who have completed the admissions application process by February 1. >>Read More

President's Scholarship
These prestigious scholarships are awarded to entering first-year students who are admitted as matriculated students in a degree program. Students must enroll full-time (at least 12 credits per term) in each fall and spring term until completing the bachelor's degree program. Selection is based on academic excellence. Priority is given to those students who have completed the admissions application process by February 1. >>Read More

Seidenberg School FIRST Scholarship
Students who have participated on a team in a FIRST-sponsored program (FIRST Robotics Competition or FIRST Tech Challenge) any time during high school, and who have been accepted into the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University can apply for this $5,000/year renewable scholarship. >>Read More

Transfer Incentive Awards
These merit awards are offered to entering transfer students who show academic promise. To be eligible, students must be admitted as matriculated students in a degree program and must enroll full-time (at least 12 credits per term) in each fall and spring term until completing the bachelor's degree program. Selection is based on academic excellence. Priority is given to those students who have completed the admissions application process by February 1. >>Read More

Trustee Recognition Award
These merit awards are offered to entering freshman students who show academic promise. To be eligible, students must be admitted as matriculated students in a degree program and must enroll full-time (at least 12 credits per term) in each fall and spring term until completing the bachelor's degree program. Selection is based on academic excellence. Priority is given to those students who have completed the admissions application process by February 1. >>Read More

Trustee Tuition Grant (TTG)
Undergraduate students who have completed at least 24 credits at Pace (not including transfer credits) and who have a 3.50 cumulative QPA are eligible for a TTG. These awards of $500 per year are restricted to students taking at least 12 credits per fall and spring term. This grant is not available for summer terms. >>Read More

Veteran Tuition Scholarship
Pace offers a scholarship program to veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who served in Afghanistan and/or Iraq since September 11, 2001. The Pace Veterans Scholarship grants eligible veterans a 50 percent tuition scholarship. The scholarship is open to all admitted veterans who provide a copy of their DD-214 form with the following designations: Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Operation Afghanistan Campaign Medal, or Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal. Admitted veteran students are eligible to receive need-based financial aid from Pace as well as benefits offered by the G.I. Bill. As of the fall of 2009, veteran students may also be eligible to receive full coverage of tuition through our Yellow Ribbon Program. >>Read More

Other Renewable Merit Awards
Pace University offers a number of other renewable merit awards to students who show academic promise and who meet various specific eligibility criteria. The types of other merit awards available changes over time. Currently available awards include, but are not limited to: Alpha Beta Gamma Scholarship ($1,000 per year offered to incoming transfer students who are members of Alpha Beta Gamma); Phi Theta Kappa Award ($1,000 per year offered to incoming transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa); and the Legacy Scholarship ($1,000 per year offered to freshman or transfer students who are admitted for fall 2012 and beyond whose mother and/or father graduated from Pace University.) >>Read More