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Graduate Scholarships & Grants

CREDIT BANK SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is a sliding-scale academic award based on a student's final G.P.A. from a previously received bachelor's or master's degree.

Completed Bachelor's Degree G.P.A. Scale Completed Master's Degree G.P.A. Scale
3.00 - 3.19 - 2 free credits 3.50 - 3.69 - 2 free credits
3.20 - 3.39 - 4 free credits 3.70 - 3.79 - 4 free credits
3.40 - 3.59 - 6 free credits 3.80 - 3.89 - 6 free credits
3.60 - 4.00 - 8 free credits 3.90 - 4.00 - 8 free credits

Please note that these credits are issued at a rate of one for every three credits registered and are awarded at the rate of tuition each student is currently paying. Students with tuition discounts will receive Credit Bank credits at the discounted tuition rate. This is a one-time award for which students may not re-apply. The award is available during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE GRANT

This grant is based on a conferred bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College (Patchogue or Brooklyn Campuses). The grant is a one-third tuition discount that is valid for the duration of the student's first master's degree at LIU Brentwood. There is no minimum G.P.A. required. The award is available during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

SPECIAL EDUCATORS SCHOLARSHIP FOR ALL COUNSELING AND TEACHING MAJORS
(including Library Science)

LIU Brentwood has a long history of supporting hard-working professionals in the field of education. Following in this rich tradition, we offer a special scholarship for counselors, teachers and Library Science majors. LIU Brentwood will award $1,000 per semester for new students who register for twelve (12) credits or more, and $500 per semester for new students who register for six (6) to nine (9) credits. Certain restrictions apply. Students receiving one-third discounts are not eligible for this scholarship. This award is only valid for Fall and Spring semesters.

BRENTWOOD CAMPUS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP

A one-third tuition discount is offered to students who hold a degree from LIU Brentwood. Candidates must be accepted to LIU Brentwood (matriculated or non-matriculated) or enroll in Library and Information Science at LIU Brentwood (matriculated or non-matriculated). This award is only applicable to courses taken at LIU Brentwood during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters and cannot be combined with any other University awards, except the Referral Credits.   Please see the Office of Financial Aid for further details.

REFERRAL CREDITS

LIU Brentwood offers one FREE CREDIT toward your degree-granting program at LIU Brentwood for EACH new student you refer. Once the referred student successfully completes at least one course at LIU Brentwood, the Office of Financial Aid will issue you a Referral Credit Letter redeemable for one free credit at LIU Brentwood. This letter is valid for two years from the date of issue, and may be redeemed only by the person to whom the letter was issued. Referral Credits may be redeemed at the rate of one free credit for each three credits of registration. The students you refer must begin their studies at least one semester later than your starting date. Referral Credits will only be issued if the referred students provide your first and last name on their Application for Admissions where prompted. Referral credits requested after submission of admissions applications will not be granted.

BRENTWOOD GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

Students must be registered for a minimum of six credits to apply for this award. This award is only valid for the Fall and Spring semesters. Students must have an overall Long Island University master's-level G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher to maintain eligibility. This award cannot be combined with the Credit Bank Scholarship. Maximum award per year is $500. Students must submit a one-page application to be reviewed for this award.

SUFFOLK COUNTY EMPLOYEE TUITION DISCOUNT SCHOLARSHIP

LIU Brentwood offers a one-third tuition discount to all employees of the County of Suffolk. Students must be employed by the County of Suffolk at the time of their enrollment and though the completion of their degrees. A one-third tuition discount is also available to spouses and dependent children of Suffolk County employees for their first six credits of attendance. This award may not be combined with any other University awards, except the Referral Credits. Employee verification form must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid prior to each semester of eligibility. Restrictions apply.  Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for further details.

SUFFOLK COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY

Full-time employees of the Suffolk County Water Authority may receive a one-third tuition discount scholarship.  Students must be employed with the Suffolk County Water Authority at the time of their enrollment and through the completion of their degrees. This award may not be combined with any other University awards, except the Referral Credits. The Employee verification form must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid prior to each semester of eligibility.

NASSAU COUNTY EMPLOYEE TUITION DISCOUNT SCHOLARSHIP

LIU Brentwood offers a one-third tuition discount to all employees of the County of Nassau. Students must be employed by the County of Nassau at the time of their enrollment and though the completion of their degrees. This award may not be combined with any other University awards, except the Referral Credits. Employee verification must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid prior to each semester of eligibility. Restrictions apply. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for further details.

For additional information regarding any of the graduate scholarships and grants listed above, please contact us at 631-273-5112 or email brentwood-info@liu.edu