• Applying to YU: Undergraduate

  • Academic Scholarships

    Yeshiva University awards a substantial number of scholarships to undergraduates based on academic achievement, leadership potential and demonstrated commitment to community service. Scholarship recipients are selected on a competitive basis. Awards are reviewed annually and may be renewed until graduation for students who maintain excellent academic records. Academic scholarship recipients are also eligible for need-based scholarships.

    Scholarship Programs

    Honors Scholarships

    Students admitted to the Honors Programs at the undergraduate schools are also offered academic scholarships.

    Deans' Scholarships

    The undergraduate deans award scholarships to the students they select as Deans' Scholars.

    JFEW Science Fellowships

    Stern College for Women partners with the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW) and offers the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women Science Fellowships. Recipients of the JFEW Fellowship receive scholarship support for each of three years. Fellows have the opportunity to participate in summer research internships for which they receive a stipend, attend and present research at national and international science conferences, receive one-on-one mentoring by Stern science faculty and participate in lectures and workshops on topics addressing leadership training, career development and academic success. 

    Masmidim Honors

    Men with strong backgrounds in Talmud who are interested in undertaking a rigorous Torah study program may apply to the Yeshiva Masmidim Honors Program. Masmidim honors students may renew their full tuition scholarship as long as they continue to fulfill the requirements of the program. The Masmidim Honors Program Application (PDF) includes more information about candidates and how to apply.

    Graduate Programs

    Additionally, two of Yeshiva University's graduate schools provide full-tuition scholarships to YU alumni admitted to their programs.  

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