Scholarships and Financial Aid

  [Nicole Cardoza]
"I am honored to be chosen as a Most Promising Minority Student by the American Advertising Federation, and have the opportunity to collaborate with other driven students around the country and network with top industry professionals. This program will give me an inside look at the world I love and hope to excel in when I graduate." - Nicole Cardoza, American Advertising Federation Most Promising Minority Student Award recipient,
Nicole Cardoza
American Advertising Federation Most Promising Minority Student Award recipient
BBA International Business Management/BBA Marketing
Pace University is committed to making a Pace education affordable. University-sponsored scholarships are awarded to students on the basis of academic merit, service to the community, and financial need. In 2012-2013, 95% of Pace freshmen received some type of financial aid, and the average amount of institutional aid offered to all new undergraduate admits was $19,045, and students at Pace received more than $303 million in aid overall. For graduate students, scholarships, assistantships, fellowships, and grants are available from both the university and from private, corporate, and scholarly organizations.

Remember time is always of the essence when it comes to scholarships, so don't wait to apply!

Learn about scholarship opportunities for Lubin students through our Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Scholarships pages, and through the Financial Aid Office - Undergraduate and Financial Aid Office - Graduate.

Undergraduate students, please note that limited quantities of applications for the scholarships indicated, and others, are available at the Lubin Office of Undergraduate Academic Advisement: in NYC: Section G, 4th Floor, West, 1 Pace Plaza, phone (212) 618-6550 or e-mail: and in Pleasantville: First Floor, Goldstein Academic Academic Center, phone (914)773-3531.

Financial Aid

Pace University strives to provide opportunities to students of diverse backgrounds and varied circumstances. To that end, the University is committed to offering financial aid to students to the fullest extent of its resources. Pace's comprehensive student financial assistance program includes scholarships, graduate assistantships, student loans (federal and alternative plans), and tuition payment plans. Scholarships are awarded to students in recognition of superior academic achievement and are available for full- and part-time study. Highly qualified students may be eligible for assistantships awarded by departments, which pay a stipend as well as tuition remission.

Pace participates in all major federal and state financial aid programs such as Direct Loans, New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), Perkins Loan, and Federal Work-Study. All students are encouraged to apply for these programs by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be obtained from any of the University's Financial Aid Offices.

[HVDMA Laura L. Smith Scholarship Award]
Marketing professor Harvey Markovitz, Catherine Phillip, Kaitlin Gallucci, and president of HVDMA Lauretta Harris

The Hudson Valley Direct Marketing Association Award (HVDMA) Laura L. Smith Scholarship Award is presented to students who have contributed in an exceptional and visionary way to the professionalism of the direct marketing industry.
  "I am very honored to be accepting this award from the HVDMA. The Laura L. Smith Scholarship is not just an award for me. It's proof that everything I've worked hard for in the last 4 years has paid off and gives me confidence that I'm headed in the right direction for the future. Through organizations such as the IDM lab, I was able to define myself through my abilities and the skills I've attained from working with this organization and look forward to my career post-graduation."

Catherine Phillip
Recipient of the HVDMA Laura L. Smith Scholarship Award
  "As a life-long resident of the Hudson Valley and a graduating senior pursuing a career in direct marketing, I was beyond honored to receive the Hudson Valley Direct Marketing Association Laura L. Smith Scholarship Award. The opportunities I've had in the past 2 years as a direct marketing student and manager of the IDM Lab have been some of the most exciting, enriching, and rewarding experiences. After working so hard in classes and internships, it was an honor to be recognized by the HVDMA and it has encouraged me to continue to work towards a career in this field."

Kaitlin Gallucci
Recipient of the HVDMA Laura L. Smith Scholarship Award

[Jie Ying Tsui]   "I am very excited about this study abroad opportunity. I am looking forward to perfecting my fluency in the Japanese language, developing a better understanding of the Japanese culture, and expanding my horizons...These two scholarships are a great help to me since they relieve my financial burden so that I may better enjoy my study abroad experience in Japan without worrying/concerning myself too much about the financial aspects of funding my education."

Jie Ying (Jade) Tsui
Recipient of the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship and the
Freeman-Awards for Study in Asia (ASIA) Scholarship
BBA International Management
The Gilman Scholarship program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students with financial need to pursue academic studies abroad. Freeman-ASIA awards are designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning on studying overseas in East or Southeast Asia.

For More Scholarship Resources

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