A. Good academic standing means making satisfactory academic progress. At Saybrook the minimum level of satisfactory academic progress for students in OLT, CP, or PII is at least six credits per semester. For students in MBM, the minimum level of satisfactory academic progress is at least three credits per eight week academic term. For additional information please contact the registrar.
A. For MA and MS students, a scholarship may be renewed each semester for up to two years, as long as you are enrolled full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress in consecutive terms. For PhD students your scholarship may be renewed for up to three years as long as you are enrolled full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress in consecutive terms. You cannot drop out or go on leave for a term and have your scholarship renewed when you re-enter at a later date.
A.You must submit a FAFSA to be considered for a Saybrook Scholarship and/or federal loan when you first apply. After that, you need to re-submit a FAFSA in future years only if you are also seeking federal loan support. The amount of your Saybrook Scholarship is set when you first enroll in a master’s or doctoral program; it will not be adjusted in the future based on a change in your FAFSA submission.
A. There are multiple categories of scholarship awards available for both master's and doctoral students who enroll in any semester. The annual amounts for these awards range from $500 to $5,000 at the master's level and from $1,000 to $7,000 at the doctoral level, with numerous variations in between. These scholarships are awarded based on an assessment of academic merit, financial need, and ability to succeed at Saybrook. Priority consideration for the highest awards is given to students who apply by the priority deadline for their degree program.
A. Your admissions counselor will let you know by email and postal mail shortly after you have received your acceptance letter whether you have received a Saybrook scholarship award and the amount. We ask that you accept our offer of admission and the award within two weeks of the date that we send your notification of scholarship award.
A.You must accept our offer of admission and the scholarship award within two weeks of the date that we send your scholarship notification. We also ask you to submit a non-refundable enrollment deposit of $350 with your acceptance of both admission and the award.
A. All scholarship awards are based on a student’s academic qualifications and her/his unique fit for the Saybrook degree program for which they are applying as determined by completion and submission of all required documents. The FAFSA must also be submitted by US citizens and permanent residents applying for federal aid.