Graduate Scholarship & Grant Programs
LIU Post is committed to helping students maximize their earning power through grants, scholarships and loans. Depending on your undergraduate GPA and the number of credits you are taking, you may qualify for up to $7,000 in scholarships. Awards are offered on a funds-available basis and application deadlines vary. See details below.
To download a copy of the Graduate Student Guide to Financial Aid & Scholarships, click here.
Academic-Specific Graduate Scholarships
LIU Post provides a limited number of annual academic‐specific awards to new graduate students entering each Fall semester. Competitive award amounts vary by program, are available depending on student enrollment status and are renewable each year as long as the student maintains his/her enrollment status and a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The application deadline for Fall 2013 study is July 1, 2013. For more information, click here.
Graduate Alumni Recognition Award
Incoming graduate students applying for their first master's degree who graduated with their bachelor's degree from any LIU campus may be considered for a limited number of $1,000 per semester Graduate Alumni Awards. Eligible students may be considered to receive this award if they had graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better based on all work in their LIU undergraduate degree. (Deadline dates apply - August 1 for Fall; December 1 for Spring; April 1 for Summer)
Graduate Scholars Award
Incoming graduate students applying for their first or second master's degree may receive a $175 grant per credit if they have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better based on all work in their most recent degree (Bachelor's or Master's). This award is not applicable to doctoral programs. (Deadline dates apply - August 1 for Fall; December 1 for Spring; April 1 for Summer)
Graduate Academic Award
Incoming graduate students applying for their first or second master's degree may receive a $125 grant per credit if they have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 - 3.74 based on all work in their most recent degree (Bachelor's or Master's). This award is not applicable to doctoral programs. (Deadline dates apply - August 1 for Fall; December 1 for Spring; April 1 for Summer)
Graduate Incentive Award
Continuing LIU Post graduate students may be considered to receive a $1,500 per semester scholarship if they meet the following requirements:
- New applicants must submit the Graduate Incentive Award application between April 1 and July 1 each year.
- Students must be fully matriculated and have completed two consecutive semesters of graduate coursework
- Students must be registered for a minimum of 6 credits per semester
- Students must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA for initial award consideration
- Award is renewable by semester provided that the student successfully earns credits registered for and maintains a 3.5 cumulative GPA
Students must file the FAFSA annually before March 1. The Financial Assistance Office will then evaluate a student's eligibility for this award on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is exhausted. Students receiving assistantships, reduced tuition rates, or any other full or partial university scholarships are not entitled to this award. This award may only be applied to graduate tuition charges for the Fall and Spring semesters at LIU Post. This award is not applicable to doctoral programs.
All academic assistantship applicants must file an assistantship application which is available in the appropriate graduate department office.
Graduate Assistantships are available on a limited basis. The student will have teaching responsibilities and/or direct assignments for working with undergraduate students. The Graduate Assistant receives tuition credit assistance plus a stipend.