Financial Aid & Scholarships

Rochester Institute of Technology

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RIT Presidential Scholarships

Awarded to a select number of entering freshmen. Recipients demonstrate exceptional academic performance; receive exemplary letters of recommendation as well as strong entrance exam scores.$14,000 to $20,000 per year. Renewable.

RIT Founders Scholarships

Named to recognize the founders of RIT and its forerunners, Founders Scholarships are awarded to admitted freshmen who are outstanding academically, are active and involved in their schools or community, or demonstrate special talents or abilities. Consideration may also be given to outstanding leadership, service, entrepreneurship, citizenship, or creativity. Portfolio evaluations or other evidence of creative excellence will also be considered for applicants to art, crafts, design, film, and photography programs.$8,000 to $12,000 per year. Renewable.

RIT Founders Scholarships for International Students

The Founders Scholarship for International Students is awarded to highly qualified admitted international students. Amounts vary; based on merit.Amount varies based on merit. Renewable.

RIT Recognition Scholarship

Provided to a select number of students who demonstrate meritorious academics, community involvement, leadership, or other characteristics that the university deems of value.Minimum award is $1,000. Renewable.

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Rochester , United States