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Undergraduate Scholarships & Grants

These scholarships cannot be combined with the exception of the Referral Grant, and are awarded to students who meet all eligibility requirements. No separate application is required. They are also available and adjusted for part-time study .

RIVERHEAD PROVOST AWARD

A limited number of students with exemplary credentials, including academic achievement and community involvement may be considered for this partial to full tuition scholarship.  Undergraduate students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average to continue receiving this award. Please contact the Office of Admissions for details.

RIVERHEAD TRANSFER EXCELLENCE AWARD

This scholarship offers $11,000 per year to students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 to 3.75 from their prior degree-granting institution. Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average to continue receiving this award.

RIVERHEAD TRANSFER SCHOLARS AWARD

This award offers $10,000 per year to students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 to 3.49 from their prior degree-granting institution. Students must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average to continue receiving this award.

RIVERHEAD TRANSFER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This award offers $9,000 per year to students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 to 3.24 from their prior degree-granting institution. Students must maintain a 3.1 cumulative grade point average to continue receiving this award.

RIVERHEAD STUDY GRANT

Awarded on the basis of academic potential, financial need and the availability of funds, this grant is equivalent to $8,000 per year for students who qualify. Students must maintain a 2.75 cumulative grade point average to continue receiving this grant. Please contact the Office of Admissions for details.

SUFFOLK COUNTY EMPLOYEE TUITION DISCOUNT SCHOLARSHIP

Suffolk County employees may receive a one-third tuition discount scholarship. Students must be employed by Suffolk County at the time of their enrollment and through the completion of their degree. A tuition discount verification form will be provided and must be validated before the discount is applied.

SUFFOLK COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY EMPLOYEE TUITION DISCOUNT SCHOLARSHIP

Full-time employees of the Suffolk County Water Authority may receive a one-third tuition discount scholarship. Students must be employed by the Suffolk County Water Authority at the time of their enrollment and through the completion of their degree. A tuition discount verification form will be provided and must be validated before the discount is applied.

REFERRAL GRANTS

Current matriculated students who have completed at least one semester at LIU Riverhead are eligible to receive the Referral Grant for each new first-time student referred. Referred student must indicate the current student’s name on his/her application for admission, be officially accepted to a Riverhead degree program and complete 3 credits with a grade of B or better. For each qualifying nominee, current students will receive a one-time free credit that may be combined with an existing scholarship, not to exceed tuition and fees. Contact the Office of Admissions for further details.