Presidential Scholarship *

Up to Fullā€Tuition

Presidential Scholarships are offered to the highest achieving applicants, which also includes entry into our prestigious Honors College. The awards are based on high school course selection, grades and SAT/ACT scores. No separate application is needed. Scholarships are automatically awarded to students who meet the criteria when the completed admissions application is reviewed. Presidential Scholarships are renewable each year pending acceptable academic performance. For more information, contact Admissions, (516) 299-0000.

University Scholars Award *

$30,000 Annually

These significant awards are generally offered to the top 15% of our admitted students and also includes entry into our prestigious Honors College. For more information, contact Admissions, (516) 299-0000.

Honors Scholarship *

$28,000 Annually

These significant awards are generally offered to the top 25% of our admitted students and also includes entry into our prestigious Honors College. For more information, contact the Admissions, (516) 299-0000.

Distinguished Scholars Award

$25,000 Annually

These significant awards are generally offered to the top 35% of our admitted students and also includes entry into our prestigious Honors College. For more information, contact the Admissions, (516) 299-0000.

Academic Scholarship

$20,000 Annually

LIU grants performance-based scholarships to Virtual Enterprises International students. Amounts vary. For more information, contact the VEI @ LIU, (516) 299-0000.

Excellence Award

$17,500 Annually

Merit and recognition scholarships are typically offered to _______. Amounts vary. For more information, contact the ____ @ LIU, (516) 299-0000.

Merit Scholarships

$15,000 Annually

Merit and recognition scholarships are typically offered to _______. Amounts vary. For more information, contact the ____ @ LIU, (516) 299-0000.

Recognition Scholarships

$12,000 Annually

Merit and recognition scholarships are typically offered to _______. Amounts vary. For more information, contact the ____ @ LIU, (516) 299-0000.

* Awards cover up to tuition, less any funds received from the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), Enhanced Tuition Award (ETA) Program, and Federal Pell Grant Program.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Other scholarships may be awarded after your application is evaluated. A limited number of LIU Grant Awards are available for students who do not meet the criteria for the scholarships noted above. Talent scholarships are available for students after auditions or portfolio submissions in the visual and performing arts. Scholarships are also available for athletes, alumni, siblings, veterans, and more.