Syracuse University

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs

On Point for College

Syracuse University has entered into a collaborative agreement with the On Point for College Program to enhance community outreach and college opportunity programs for students in the City of Syracuse.

On Point for College provides a wide range of access and support services for prospective college students at 15 community centers in the inner-city of Syracuse. Students are given guidance on the college selection process, applying for financial aid and information on special programs.

Syracuse University provides a financial aid package that meets full need to admitted, active On Point for College Students with a minimum of full tuition being covered by a combination of Federal Pell Grant, NYS Tuition Assistance Program grant, Syracuse University Scholarship and Grant. The scholarship is renewable for four years according to standard scholarship renewal policies at Syracuse University.

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an On Point for College Program statement of participation form, available at the student’s local On Point program site. The student’s On Point advisor can provide further details. The statement must be endorsed by the Syracuse On Point Program Director. This statement must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs no later than April 15th.