Partner Scholarship Program

Scholarship Fund Available to Partner Organizations

Excelsior has a special pool of scholarship funds available to Excelsior partner organizations’ eligible employees and members enrolled* in an Excelsior College program.

Qualified members and employees of partner organizations must apply, complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and commit to enroll in an Excelsior College degree program. Scholarship awards may cover the cost of up to 2 credits. The scholarship may not cover costs already covered by tuition reimbursement.

Applying for a Partner Scholarship

To be considered for a scholarship, you must follow one of the steps below:

  1. If you have already applied for admission and received your preliminary review,
    • The next step is to complete the FAFSA and commit to enroll in a Excelsior College degree program to start taking courses during the next available term. Our FAFSA Code is 014251.
  2. If you have not applied for admission,
    • You must apply for admission by completing the specially coded undergraduate application that is online or downloaded from your organization’s Excelsior partner page. (Please specify that you are a member or employee of a partner organization in the special dropdown list on the online application form.)
    • The next step is to complete the FAFSA. Our FAFSA Code is 014251.
    • Commit to enroll* in an Excelsior College degree program to start taking courses during the next available term.

If you have questions, please contact our financial aid office:

Phone: 855-323-9235

Email: vafa@excelsior.edu

*Student account must be in good standing. Partner employees and members taking advantage of deferred payment plans are not eligible.

Scholarship Fund Available to Phi Theta Kappa Members Transferring from a Partner College

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We are now accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Review a list of our academic partners.

Two annual Phi Theta Kappa scholarships will be awarded. One is a regional scholarship (recipient must reside within New York State), and the other is awarded to a national recipient. Each recipient will be awarded $1,000 which may be applied to Excelsior College tuition and fees only. This scholarship is in addition to our preferential partnership pricing.

Recipients may reapply each year they are enrolled in a degree program at Excelsior College. Any individual who is not awarded this scholarship will have their application rolled over to the next academic award year. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • have no outside affiliations resulting in educational support (e.g., Veterans Affairs benefits, assistance from professional organizations, etc.);
  • have graduated from one of our academic partner institutions;
  • be a Phi Theta Kappa member;
  • and be enrolled in an Excelsior College degree program.

Applying for a Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

To be considered for a scholarship, you must complete the scholarship application and follow one of the steps below:

  1. If you have already applied for admission and received your preliminary review,
  2. If you have not applied for admission:
    • You must complete the online application and under academic information choose the academic partner institution you graduated from.
    • The next step is to complete the FAFSA and enrollment agreement for an Excelsior College degree program to start taking courses during the next available term. Our FAFSA Code is 014251.
    • Submit the scholarship application to ccpartnerships@excelsior.edu.

If you have questions, please contact our financial aid office:

*Student account must be in good standing. Partner employees and members taking advantage of deferred payment plans are not eligible.