Financial Aid & Scholarships - Need-Based Grants

Rochester Institute of Technology
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Other funding

NTID Grant-in-AidNTID

students who meet need criteria due to insufficient support from outside sources.Amounts vary depending on need.File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after October 1.

RIT/NTID Grant

Students demonstrating financial need.Amounts vary depending on need.File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after October 1.

RIT RCSD Scholarships

Awarded to qualified freshman graduates of the Rochester City School District who have both lived in the city and attended an approved high school within the RCSD for the last three years of high school.Full tuition through a combination of RIT scholarships and state and federal need-based grants.Must apply for admission to RIT by January 15 and be certified by the high school guidance office to be considered.

Say Yes to Education Scholarship

sIn partnership with Say Yes to Education, awarded to qualified participants in the Say Yes to Education program.Full tuition through a combination of the RIT scholarships and state and federal needbased grants.Must apply for admission to RIT by January 15 and be certified by Say Yes to be considered.

Tuition Assistance 
Program (New York State)

Full-time students who are New York state residents and meet state income guidelines.$500 to $5,165 per year for entering freshmen.File New York State TAP Application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Federal Pell Grant

Students who are pursuing their first bachelor’s degree and meet need criteria.$652 to $6,095 per year. 
Prorated for part-time study.File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Students with high financial need (normally those who qualify for Federal Pell Grant).Average award is $500.File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Other State Grants

Varies.Amounts vary.State education departments in state of residency.

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