International Scholarships

FELICIAN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Deadline: Varies

When applying for financial aid, the student has the right to ask the following:

  • What the cost of attending is, and what the policies are on refunds to students who drop out.  
  • What financial assistance is available, including information on all federal, state, local, private, and institutional financial aid programs.  
  • What the procedures and deadlines are for submitting applications for each available financial aid program.  
  • What criteria the institution uses to select financial aid recipients.  
  • How the institution determines financial need. This process includes how costs for tuition and fees, room and board, travel, books and supplies, personal and miscellaneous expenses, etc., are considered in the student’s budget. It also includes what resources (such as parental contribution, other financial aid, student assets, etc.) are considered in the calculation of need.  
  • How much of the student’s financial need, as determined by the institution has been met.  
  • Students also have the right to request an explanation of each type of aid, and the amount of each, in their financial aid award package.  
  • Students receiving loans have the right to know what the interest rate is, the total amount that must be repaid, the length of time given to repay the loan, when repayment must start, and any cancellation and deferment provisions that apply. Students offered a Work-Study job have the right to know what kind of job it is, what hours are expected, what the duties will be, what the rate of pay will be, and how and when they will be paid.  

A student also has the responsibility to: 

  • Pay special attention to his or her application for student financial aid, complete it accurately, and submit it on time to the right place. Errors can delay the receipt of the financial aid package.  
  • Provide all additional information requested by either the Office of Student Financial Services or the agency to which the application was submitted.  
  • Read and understand all forms he or she is asked to sign and keep copies of them.  
  • Perform in a satisfactory manner, as determined by the employer, the work that is agreed upon in accepting a Federal Work-Study job.  
  • Know and comply with the deadlines for applications or reapplications for financial aid.  
  • Lnow and comply with the University’s refund procedures.  
  • Notify the Office of Student Financial Services and the lender of a loan (e.g., Federal Direct Loan (Stafford)) of any change in name, address, or school status.  
  • Complete the Entrance Interview process if he or she is a new loan borrower.  
  • Complete the Exit Interview process prior to withdrawal or graduation.  
  • Uphold their financial obligation 

100% of our freshmen!

That’s how many of our freshmen class receive institutional scholarships and grants from Felician! As an accepted student at Felician, you are automatically considered for scholarships (with a completed FAFSA). Our job is to keep Felician affordable and remove barriers to your becoming a Golden Falcon!

The scholarship chart below is effective as of April 1, 2020.

Scholarships Awarded by Felician University
2021-2022 Academic Year

ScholarshipCriteriaValue
Presidential Scholarship4.0 + GPA$20,000
Felician Scholarship3.50 – 3.99 GPA$14,500
Founder Scholarship2.90 – 3.49 GPA$12,000
Franciscan Scholarship2.30 – 2.89 GPA$9,500
Falcon Grant Below 2.29 GPA$5,000
St Francis ScholarshipCatholic High School Attendance$2,500
Honors Scholarship and Honors Program participation3.4 GPA – competitive and limited spaces$3,000

Transfer Scholarships
2020-2021 Academic Year

GPASCHOLARSHIP AWARD*
Below 2.5$0
2.5 – 2.74$4,500
2.75 – 3.29$10,000
3.3 – 3.79$13,500
3.8 – 4.0$15,000
Phi Theta Kappa$3,000 (in addition to transfer scholarship)

RaiseMe Scholarship

Felician University participates in a new scholarship program offering prospective high school students the ability to secure up to $40,000 in merit scholarships throughout the course of their high school career. Through an online platform called RaiseMe, students can earn micro-scholarships from Felician University for a wide range of both academic and extracurricular activities. RaiseMe is free for students and provides a free portal for high school counselors to help students track their progress. Visit RaiseMe to learn more.


Transfer Scholarship

Merit based scholarship awarded by the Undergraduate Admissions Office when a student is accepted to the University as a traditional, full-time undergraduate transfer. Awards are renewable contingent upon maintaining the terms and conditions indicated in the scholarship offer. Financial need is not a criterion but students are required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before funds are disbursed. Visit Transfer Scholarships to view.


Felician Promise Sholarship

Graduate from Felician University without debt through the Felician Promise Program. Beginning Fall 2021, graduates of Bergen, Middlesex, Union, and Passaic County Colleges who were recipients of the County College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and have an annual family income of $65,000 or less can earn this scholarship instead of taking out loans. The Felician Promise Grant is for 4 semesters of full-time enrollment at Felician, so you’ll be able to begin your career debt-free!

*To apply for the Felician Promise Program, students must be admitted to Felician and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1. Students remain qualified for the program each year if they submit a FAFSA, complete federal and state verification within the applicable deadlines, are in good academic standing, and registerfor 15 credits each semester. The Promise Grant is awarded for two year award years and/or eight semesters. FAFSA renewal each year is April 1st.


Phi Theta Kappa

Incoming traditional, full-time undergraduate students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for a $3,000 award. This is in addition to any transfer scholarships for which the student may be eligible. Proof of membership is required to receive the award. Awards are renewable for up to four years provided a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA is maintained.


Tuition Award

A discount on tuition and may be awarded to incoming traditional, full-time undergraduate students. This gift aid is awarded based on financial need, academic standing and leadership ability. Awards are renewable and require the annual filing of the FAFSA.


Felician University Grant

Award offered by the Undergraduate Admissions Office when a student is accepted to the University as a first-time, full-time, traditional undergraduate. Award amounts vary based on the academic standing, program of study and leadership ability. Awards are renewable contingent upon maintaining the terms and conditions indicated in the scholarship offer. This scholarship is not awarded to recipients of scholarships described above. Financial need is not a criterion but students are required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before funds are disbursed.


Study Abroad Scholarship

Felician University has scholarship money to help you pay the cost of participating in Faculty-Led study abroad programs and Exchanges. These scholarships range from $220 to $1,000. To apply for a scholarship, visit
https://felician.abroadoffice.net/getting-started.html, which includes a section for scholarship request. For more information please contact the Director of Study Abroad and Exchange at 201-559-3518 or by e-mail.


Felician University Scholarships

A limited number of non-renewable scholarships are awarded to students who have earned 24 or more credits at Felician University. Students must be attending at least half time (6 credits) and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher. Filing of the FAFSA is required. Applications are available in the Office of Student Financial Services during the spring semester of each academic year. The deadline for scholarship applications is usually June 1.

Learn more here: https://www.felician.edu/international/esl-academy/scholarships-international


Athletic Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships in both men’s and women’s sports are awarded by the Assistant VP, Enrollment Management based upon the recommendation of the Athletic Director. Students who have proven their athletic skill for participation in one or more sports should contact the athletic division for more information. Students are required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before Athletic Scholarship funds are disbursed. Athletic Scholarships may be combined with other financial assistance, but the total grant/scholarship aid from all sources may not exceed the cost of tuition, comprehensive fees and room and board (based on double occupancy), if applicable.


Felician University Alumni Grant

For alumni who graduated from a Felician degree program, do not have an outstanding balance on their account, and have been accepted into a Felician University degree program of a higher level, the Felician University Alumni Grant is awarded at the rate of $100.00 per credit for non-discounted courses offered. To maintain ongoing eligibility for the award, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 in their current program. The grant cannot be applied to tuition for courses offered by off-site partnership institutions or study abroad. It also cannot be combined with cohort, ministerial or Catholic school teacher discounts for Felician University programs.


Educational Leadership Grant

This grant is available to students entering the Teacher Education Certification (TEC) post-baccalaureate program. It is for $1000 per year and renewable for three (3) years. This grant cannot be combined with other grants or tuition discounts. To maintain ongoing eligibility for this grant, you must maintain at least half-time enrollment during the academic year while receiving the grant, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year and maintain the minimum academic requirements for your academic program each year.


Felician University Military Grant

Veterans who served in the United States Military during any conflict era can receive this grant toward the completion of any Bachelor Completion or Associate Degree program. This grant is not applicable to any other Felician University degree programs.


International Scholarship

International first-time, full-time undergraduate students admitted to Felician are automatically screened and eligible to receive academic scholarships of up to $18,000. Scholarships are based on a holistic review of the application. SAT’s are not required for these awards. International transfer students are also eligible to receive transfer scholarships and Phi Theta Kappa scholarships.


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Restricted Scholarships Awarded by Felician University

The following restricted scholarships are administered by the Office of Student Financial Services and are subject to the conditions specified by the donors. Matriculated students enrolled at Felician University may obtain a Felician University Scholarship Application from the Office of Student Financial Services. Typically the application is available during the spring term with recommended deadline of May 1. By filing the Scholarship Application, the applicant will be considered for each of the scholarships listed below for which they qualify.

  • Abbate Scholarship
  • Alumni Association Student Scholarship
  • Bartley Healthcare Nursing Scholarship
  • Bartley Healthcare/Scalo Family Nursing Scholarship
  • Lisa Ann Briggs Memorial Scholarship
  • Lisa Bramucci Scholarship Fund
  • Coccia Foundation Scholarships
  • Dr. Charles Rooney Scholarship
  • Edward C. Furst, Sr. Scholarship Fund
  • Edward Golda Scholarship Fund
  • St. Francis (Franciscan) Scholarship
  • Italian Community Center Scholarship
  • Frances Howells Keeney Memorial Scholarship
  • Sr. Rosalie Marie Knizewski Scholarship
  • The Michael J. Kosloski Foundation
  • Sister Hildtrude Koba Scholarship
  • Sr. Theresa Mary Martin Scholarship
  • Dina M. Luna Memorial Scholarship
  • The National Medical & Dental Association Scholarship
  • Robert Sydney Needham Memorial Scholarship Program
  • Jim and Diane Perella Foundation in Memory of Barbara J. Toscano Scholarship
  • Lawrence J. Pizzo, M.D. Scholarship Fund
  • Plonski Family Scholarship Fund
  • President’s Distinguished Endowed Scholarship
  • The Provident Foundation Business Scholarship Fund
  • Ridgewood Registered Professional Nurses Scholarship
  • Sanzari Scholarship
  • Senior Class Scholarship
  • The Kathleen Suski-Eastwood Memorial Scholarship
  • Switzer Foundation Scholarship for Professional Nursing Students
  • Switzer Foundation Scholarships for Business Program Students
  • Catherine A. Toughmanian Memorial Scholarship
  • Unanue Scholarship Fund
  • Van Houten Memorial Scholarship
  • George P. Velotto Scholarship
  • The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1262 Scholarship

The scholarship programs listed below are administered through partnerships between the Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) and the donors who sponsor them and are available to students studying at Felician University. (For additional scholarship opportunities offered by the ICFNJ please go the ICFNJ web site.

  • Capital One Bank “Reach For Stars” Scholarship
  • C.R. Bard Nursing Scholarships
  • BD Scholarship
  • Deloitte Scholarship
  • Johnson & Johnson Discover Nursing Scholarships
  • Novo Nordisk Scholarship
  • Schering-Plough Science Scholarship
  • UPS Scholarship

Visit Felician University Scholarships and Grants Website

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