Academic Catalog

Selected Named Awards

All of the following awards are undergraduate programs only and require full-time enrollment. 

Ithaca Leadership Scholarship

Recipients of the Ithaca Leadership Scholarship must possess a demonstrated record of leadership and above-average academic performance. A separate application is required and is available from the Office of Admission. The award is $7,000 and is renewable contingent upon continued demonstration of leadership and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 at the end of each spring semester. Full-time enrollment is required.

Ithaca Premier Talent Scholarship

This award is for selected new students who are majoring in music and theater — programs where artistic, technological, managerial, or theatrical talent is a criterion for acceptance into the major. The award is renewable annually. Good academic standing and full-time enrollment are required.

Ithaca Sibling Grant

This non-need-based grant is awarded to students who have a concurrently enrolled sibling at Ithaca College. The award amount is $1,000 per year. Full-time enrollment is required.

Ithaca Heritage Grant

This award is provided to children of Ithaca College alumni. Proof of alumni relationship must be provided to the Office of Student Financial Services upon request. The award amount is $1,000 per year. Full-time enrollment is required.

Ithaca Grant

This is a need-based grant. Full-time enrollment is required, and students must reapply for the grant each year.

Ithaca Opportunity Grant (IOG)

This program is offered to select students who are academically prepared, meet College admission standards, have considerable financial need, and are of African American, Asian/Pacific Island, Hispanic, or Native American origin. Students receiving IOG funds will also be considered for state, federal, and other funds. These awards are need-based and provide assistance up to the full cost of tuition.

W.G. Egbert Grant and Founder’s Grant

These programs provide limited amounts of grant assistance to select students on the basis of high financial need as determined by the College. Full-time enrollment is required, and students must reapply each year.

Ithaca-New York State HEOP Grant

The Ithaca College-New York State Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) provides need-based grants to students who have been accepted to the College under New York State HEOP program guidelines. Students’ academic records and family income levels must fit the criteria set by New York State.