Fairleigh Dickinson University offers a variety of academic achievement scholarships. We recommend freshman applicants submit a complete admissions application (including the University Admissions Application, an official high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores) by January 15 for priority scholarship consideration. A transfer applicant must have completed a minimum of 24 college credits and a complete admissions file (including the University Admissions application, college transcript) no later than March 1.
Colonel Fairleigh S. Dickinson Scholarship
All first-time freshmen submitting complete admissions files (an application, transcript, SAT or ACT scores, and two letters of recommendation) will be automatically reviewed for this very generous and unique achievement-based award. The Colonel Fairleigh S. Dickinson Scholarships range from $16,000 to $25,000 annually for a maximum of four years at full-time enrollment while maintaining a minimum 3.50 cumulative grade point average. The recommended academic criteria for consideration are 1200 SAT on a 1600 scale (27 ACT) and a 3.50 GPA.
All first-time freshmen students who apply to the University are automatically evaluated for this academic scholarship. The Dean's Scholarships range from $10,000 to $15,500 annually for a maximum of four years at full time enrollment while maintaining a minimum 2.85 cumulative grade point average. The recommended academic criteria for consideration are 1050 SAT on a 1600 scale (26 ACT) and a 3.00 GPA.
Provost’s Leadership Award
This award recognizes academically qualified students with a demonstrated record of outstanding leadership and/or service in their school or community. All first-time freshmen with complete admission packets on file are automatically considered for this program. These annually renewable awards range from $3,000 to $9,500 for a maximum of four years at full-time enrollment while maintaining a 2.70 cumulative grade point average.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for a $16,000 PTK Scholarship if a copy of their PTK certificate is included in the application. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.00 grade point ratio to renew eligibility.
All transfer students applying to the University by March 1 who have completed a minimum of 24 college credits are automatically evaluated for Transfer Scholarships. These scholarships range from $5,000 to $12,000 per academic year for a maximum of three years at full-time enrollment while maintaining appropriate academic progress.
Athletic scholarships are available for male and female athletes at the University's Metropolitan Campus. All recipients are subject to the Division I rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Associations (NCAA). All scholarship recipients are required to file the FAFSA application. For further information, contact the Metropolitan Campus Office of Athletics at 201-692-2208.