Monroe Grants

Monroe College offers a variety of awards recognizing unique individualized financial needs for both new and continuing students.

 

FRESHMAN GRANTS







Freshman grants are awarded when the student first enters the college by the Freshman Financial Aid Office.








NAME
AMOUNT
GENERAL CRITERIA
NOTES







Monroe Tuition Grant (TLC)
$750.00 per semester
To be considered for this award, the student must submit a petition for additional aid to the appropriate  campus administrator in the  Freshmen Financial Aid Office.
The amount is determined by the appropriate administrator on each campus.  The grant will be for three consecutive semesters.  Students must maintain good academic standing.







Legacy Grant (LEA)
$500 per semester 
Awarded to children of Monroe graduates. 

Students must maintain good academic standing.  The grant may be pro-rated for part-time students and continues until the completion of undergraduate studies.  Student's parent must have graduated before the student is accepted to the college.







New York Metro Grant (NYM)
$1,200 to $1,600 per semester as funding allows
Commuter students, who have graduated from high school in current year, and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of zero will be eligible.
The grant will continue until the completion of the Associate Degree or 60 credits if the student is directly admitted to a baccalaureate program.  Students must maintain good academic standing.







International Student Grant (ISG)
$2,000 per semester based on availability of funds
The grant is for entering international undergraduate students based on combined academic potential and need who are not international online students.
Students must maintain good academic standing.  The grant will continue until completion of undergraduate studies.







Adult Learning Grant (ADLG)    (only for incoming students)
$750 per semester
To be considered for this award, the student must submit a petition for additional financial aid to the appropriate campus administrator in the Freshman Financial Aid Office.
May be awarded to independent students (based on federal guidelines) who are at least 21 years of age.  The award may be up to $750 per semester.  The grant will be for three consecutive semesters.  Students must maintain good academic standing. 







Monroe Opportunity Grant (MOG)
 $2,000  per semester  
Awarded to students recruited from specific areas only (New Jersey, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Rhode Island, Florida, Connecticut, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands).  Students must be living in Monroe housing.

Former dormitory residents, who provide documentation of their off-campus housing to the Student Financial Services Office before the start of each semester may continue to receive the MOG award.  The MOG is awarded per semester until completion of undergraduate studies as long as good academic standing is maintained and EFC does not go above 5,000.

 

 

GRANTS FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS







CGR
Amounts varies based on a case by case basis.
Specific CGR Grants may be awarded to students by the appropriate college administrator based on unanticipated changes to the student's financial aid package or other financial circumstances.
These may be awarded to continuing students and freshmen on a case by case basis.







John Milavec Award (JMA)
One-time award up to $300 to offset the cost of books
Application must be submitted by the second week of the semester to the appropriate Student Financial Services Office
To be eligible, student must have maximized all their sources of tuition funding. Students who have already received a JMA and are applying again, may receive the award if funds are available.







Monroe Partnership Grant  (MPG)
Up to 20% of tuition
For students who are employed by an organization that has a partnership agreement with Monroe College. 
Proof of employment is required. May be awarded to freshmen and continuing students. Freshmen should contact the appropriate Admissions Office  and continuing students, the approprate Student Financial Services Office. 

 



*** SPECIAL NOTES RELATED TO GRANTS







Students cannot receive two awards greater than $1,000 per semester or two scholarships from the college with the exception of the Craig Rutman Scholarship.