Cornell Grants and Endowed Scholarships

Cornell grants and endowed scholarships are the cornerstone of Cornell’s undergraduate aid program and longstanding commitment to access and affordability. Cornell grants and endowed scholarships are need-based “gift aid” that do not need to be repaid. Eligibility is based on information you provide on your CSS Profile application(s) as a first-year student, and information you provide on your FAFSA bluebet sportsbookform as a continuing student. 

Cornell Grants

Cornell grants are available to eligible undergraduates who complete annual aid application requirements, and who demonstrate financial need.

  • Cornell grants and endowed scholarships are awarded after federal, state, and other external grant or scholarship funding, up to demonstrated financial need. Amounts vary.

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Cornell Endowed Scholarships

Undergraduate students who are eligible for a Cornell grant may also be eligible for named endowed scholarships. No additional application is necessary. Endowed scholarships are awarded in combination with Cornell grants to eligible undergraduates who match donor-established criteria or preferences bluebet online bettingfor each endowed fund.

  • Cornell grants and endowed scholarships are awarded after federal, state, and other external grant or scholarship funding, up to demonstrated financial need. Endowed scholarships may replace a Cornell grant, work-study, or student loan offer, depending on donor-established criteria or preferences. Amounts vary.
  • Especially meaningful, endowed scholarships are established by individuals who care deeply about Cornell and its students, including many Cornell alumni who were themselves the beneficiaries of student aid.
  • An endowed scholarship can establish a direct connection between you and the donor - most donors welcome the opportunity to meet or correspond with the students who receive named scholarships.