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University of New Haven Academic Catalog
    University of New Haven
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Financial Aid



Karen M. Flynn, B.A., M.A., Associate Vice President for Financial Aid

The University of New Haven offers a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and University resources. More than 85 percent of the University’s full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.

Most financial aid awards are based on an individual applicant’s demonstration of need. Some funds are available on a merit basis for students who have exceptional academic records or athletic ability. Need-based awards are available only to U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

Financial aid award decisions are made after careful consideration of a student’s application for assistance. Eligibility for financial aid is based on financial need. Need is determined by subtracting the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), as determined by the federal “needs analysis” formula using the financial information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), from the Cost of Attendance. In calculating need, the Financial Aid Office attempts to consider all aspects of a student’s financial circumstances and attempts to meet the need of aid applicants through a “package” of assistance, generally including a combination of grants, loans, and employment.

Students interested in applying for financial aid are encouraged to do so as early as possible. New students must apply by January 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester. Returning students must submit application materials no later than January 1. All students are encouraged to apply for aid as early as possible to ensure full consideration for available funds. Financial aid applications must be completed three weeks prior to the last day of the term or academic year for which you are seeking aid in order to ensure enough time is available for processing and disbursing of funds. Completing your application too late may result in the inability to process any financial aid for the academic term or vear.

Applications completed after the deadline will be considered on a rolling basis depending upon the availability of funds.

The following application materials must be completed and submitted by each financial aid applicant:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is required to be considered for financial aid from federal, state, and institutional student financial aid programs. Students should list the University of New Haven on the form as one of the colleges authorized to receive this information. The UNH Title IV School Code is 001397. Students should apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  • Verification. Federal regulations require that our office verify the accuracy of the information provided on the FAFSA by an applicant for federal financial aid. This process is called verification.  Students selected for Verification must provide a Verification Worksheet that will be made available to students on the online financial aid system. In addition, students’ families who choose to not use or who are not able to use the IRS Data Retrieval process to complete or correct their FAFSA MUST provide a copy of the student and parent IRS TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT, if a federal tax return was filed with the IRS. A TAX RETURN TRANSCRIPT is available from the IRS (copies of tax returns are NOT acceptable). Students are asked to provide the verification Information as soon as possible. Delays in receipt of the verification documentation almost always delays the processing and disbursing of your financial aid.  As a result, late fees and holds may be placed on your account so it’s important that you pay close attention to the information vou receive from our office.

Other forms and documents may be requested from applicants as their aid applications are reviewed. Upon completion of the review of an application, the Financial Aid Office will notify an applicant of his or her eligibility for financial aid.

Financial Aid Refund Policy

When students are entitled to a refund as a result of withdrawal from courses, refunds of charges and financial aid will be based on the institutional refund policy, as described in the academic policies section of the Undergraduate Catalog, and on the Return of Title IV Funds calculation, as required by Section 484B of the Higher Education Act. Federal regulations require that any unearned Title IV aid be returned to the program(s) that provided the funds.

Return of Title IV Funds

A withdrawal requires that the University calculate the amount of unearned aid a student has received. The University must determine the student’s official withdrawal date as documented in the Registrar’s Office. The withdrawal date is used to determine the percentage of the payment period completed and, therefore, the amount of aid a student earned. Students who have completed more than 60 percent of the term are not subject to the federal calculation.

The University must then calculate earned aid by multiplying the total aid disbursed or which could have been disbursed (excluding Federal Work Study) by the percentage of the payment period the student completed.

If less aid has been disbursed than a student has earned, then a post-withdrawal disbursement must be made. The University will notify the student or parent in writing within 30 days of the withdrawal date that a post-withdrawal disbursement is available. The student/parent must respond within 14 days of notification in order to receive the funds. The student/ parent may accept all or part of the post-withdrawal disbursement.

If more aid was disbursed than earned, then the University, the student, or both must return all unearned aid in a specific order:

1) Federal Direct Unsubsidized Student Loans
2) Federal Direct Subsidized Student Loans
3) Federal Perkins Loans
4) Federal Direct PLUS Loans
5) Federal Pell Grants
6) Federal SEOG
7) Other Title IV assistance for which return of funds is required

Students are responsible for repaying all unearned aid a school is not required to return, as well as any balance created on their Bursar account by the application of the Title IV return of funds formula. The University will notify the student in writing within 30 days of determining an overpayment. Students must repay as follows:

Loans: repayment according to terms of the loan

Grants: repayment is 50 percent of unearned grant

Students who owe Title IV grant repayments have 45 days to repay in full, arrange to repay the University, and arrange to repay the U.S. Department of Education.

Students who fail to take action to repay will be reported to the Department of Education and National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) immediately after the 45-day period has elapsed.

Additional information is available from the Financial Aid Office.

Academic Requirements for the Retention of Financial Aid Eligibility

In accordance with federal regulations all financial aid recipients are required to make satisfactory academic progress (SAP) towards their degree and be in good academic standing in order to remain eligible to receive financial aid. In other words, you must achieve a certain number of credits over a period of time, called “pace”, and a certain cumulative GPA each year. At the end of the spring term, we will check your academic transcript to make sure that you have achieved the required pace/cumulative GPA and are not on academic probation. If you do not make satisfactory academic progress then you will not be eligible to receive financial aid for the next school year until you are in good standing. All financial aid including federal student loans, federal parent loans, grants, scholarships, and work study are subject to meeting the minimum SAP standards set by the university.

Students receiving financial aid as full-time undergraduates must successfully complete a minimum of 24 credits during the academic year in order to maintain satisfactory progress; full-time students who attend for only one semester during the academic year must complete a minimum of 12 credits. Satisfactory academic progress for part-time students is defined as successful completion of all the credits for which financial aid was awarded.

“Successful completion” is defined as the receipt of a passing letter grade (A+ to D-), and does not include the receipt of an F (Failure), INC (Incomplete), DNA (Did Not Attend), or W (Withdrawal). The requirements for good academic standing are described in the Academic Regulations  section of the Catalog.

Undergraduate students are also required to maintain a minimum cumulative quality ratio in accordance with the following scale:

Quality point ratio of 1.75 for 3-27 credit hours attempted

Quality point ratio of 1.85 for 28-57 credit hours attempted

Quality point ratio of 2.00 for 58 or more credit hours attempted

In addition to achieving pace and a specific Cumulative GPA, financial aid eligibility is limited to accumulated attempted credit hours totaling no more than 150% of the published credit hours required to receive an undergraduate degree. This is your maximum timeframe for receiving financial aid. At all times throughout the students’ enrollment, federal regulations require schools to ensure that students are successfully completing 67% of the credits they are attempting to stay on track for graduating on time. For example, a program that requires 120 credit hours x 1.5 = 180 maximum allowable credit hours attempted for financial aid eligibility. Every term that you are enrolled in school will be counted, even the terms when you do not receive financial aid. Transfer credits accepted by the University from other institutions will count as both hours attempted and hours completed towards the maximum credit hour limit.


A student’s academic progress is reviewed at the end of each spring term. The Financial Aid Office will mail a letter to each student who fails to maintain the minimum academic progress standards detailing their deficiencies and the steps for reinstating their financial aid eligibility. Students who have lost their financial aid eligibility have the opportunity to appeal for reinstatement.


A student can appeal their academic ineligibility in order to be granted financial aid despite academic deficiencies. The student must write a detailed letter explaining the extenuating circumstances (death, divorce, illness, etc) that hindered them from making satisfactory progress. The letter must come complete with documentation of the extenuating circumstances (death certificates, doctor’s note, etc.), and explain what has changed that will allow the student to make satisfactory academic progress at the next evaluation period.


A financial aid appeals committee made up of various members of the University community, including academic and administrative personnel, will meet to review the appeal letters. Decisions to reinstate eligibility or deny and appeal are made in a fair and equitable manner based on the information the student provided in the letter, the supporting documentation, and a review of the academic record. If the financial aid appeals committee approves the appeal then the student will be awarded their financial aid package for one term following the appeal and would be considered on “Financial Aid probation”. After completion of that term, the student must meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements to be eligible for aid for future terms. If the appeals committee upholds the loss of financial aid then the student will need to make payment arrangements with the bursar’s office.

Major Aid Programs

Grants

Federal Pell Grants - The Pell Grant is a federal program providing grant assistance to low-income students. Grants for the 2017-18 academic year range from $400 to $5,920  with the student’s eligibility being determined by the U.S. Department of Education.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants - (SEOG) is a federal program to provide grant assistance to exceptionally needy students. Students are selected by the University to receive the grants.

Roberta B. Willis Scholarship Grant Program - A need based program for Connecticut residents enrolled at least half-time at the university. Eligibility is based on the student’s EFC as determined by the FAFSA.

Roberta B. Willis Scholarship Program - Connecticut students who have finished in the top 20 percent of their junior year high school class, or college undergraduates who ranked in the top 20th percentile of their senior year class and/or have scored 1800 or higher on their combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores or an ACT of 27 or higher, that are enrolled at least half-time in their first undergraduate program, and who have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC), as calculated by the FAFSA, equal to or below the eligible cutoff determined by the Connecticut Office of Higher Education, may be eligible for this award. Students should contact their high school guidance office or  www.ctdhe.org for more information.

University Grants-in-Aid - University grants are made on the basis of need.

Presidential Scholarship - Awarded the time of acceptance to incoming full-time freshmen demonstrating a strong academic profile, including both high school GPA and SAT/ACT scores. Awards will be renewed for up to three additional years provided the student maintains a B (3.0) cumulative average, remains a full-time student, and makes satisfactory academic progress. The admissions deadline for full consideration is January 1.

Distinguished Scholar Awards - The Distinguished Scholar Award is awarded to incoming freshmen based on a combination of high school G.P.A. and SAT/ACT scores achieved by the student. Awards will be renewed for up to three additional years provided the student maintains a B (2.0) cumulative average, remains a full-time student, and makes satisfactory academic progress.

Charger Award - Awarded at the time of acceptance to students with strong high school GPA’s but test scores not meeting criteria for either the Presidential Scholarship or Distinguished Scholar Awards. Awards will be renewed for up to three years provided the student maintains a B (2.0) cumulative average, remains a full-time student, and makes satisfactory academic progress. The admissions deadline for full consideration is January 1.

Presidential Scholarship for Transfer Students - Incoming transfer students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits at their previous institution and have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 may qualify for an academic scholarship. The award amounts vary depending on the student’s G.P.A. Students may receive the award for a maximum of seven semesters provided they maintain a B (3.0) cumulative average, remain full-time students, and make satisfactory academic progress. The deadline for consideration is May 1.

If a transfer student demonstrates academic success but has completed fewer than 12 credits, the student will be evaluated for a scholarship based on the freshman academic scholarship criteria.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships - A transfer student who has been inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society may be considered for an additional $2000 scholarship. This award is in addition to being considered for the Transfer Presidential Scholarship and is renewable each academic year, provided the student maintains a B (3.0) cumulative average, remains a full-time student, and makes satisfactory academic progress.

Deans Scholarships - A limited number of awards are available from the individual colleges at the University to incoming full-time freshmen.

Athletic Grants-in-Aid - Athletic grants are provided to students for participation in sports. Selection for the awards is made by the athletic department based on students’ athletic abilities. Awards can range up to full tuition, room, and board. Athletic grants are available in the following sports:

  Men Women
  Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Soccer
Track and Field
Basketball
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Field Hockey

Miscellaneous State Scholarships - Students from other states may be eligible to apply for state scholarships that can be brought to Connecticut for attendance at the University of New Haven. Students should contact their state scholarship agencies for information.

Donor Scholarships - Many scholarship awards are available each year through the generosity of businesses, charitable organizations, and friends of the University. Scholarship funds are awarded from annual gifts from sponsors and from income from the University’s endowments.

Loans

Federal Perkins Loan Program - Repayment on Perkins Loans begins nine months after a recipient leaves school or drops below half-time attendance, and carries a 5 percent rate of interest commencing with the start of repayment. Students are selected by the University to receive Perkins Loans. This program will expire on 9/30/2017.

Federal Direct Subsidized Student Loan - The Subsidized Student Loan is a federally subsidized loan program available on the basis of financial need to students enrolled at least half-time. The annual loan limits are as follows:

  First year undergraduate $3,500
  Second year undergraduate $4,500
  Third year through completion $5,500

The interest is subsidized by the federal government while the student is enrolled on at least a half-time basis. Repayment begins six months after graduation or withdrawal from college. Entrance and exit counseling sessions must be conducted with all borrowers. The entrance session must be completed prior to the students receiving the first loan check. Exit counseling must be conducted prior to a student’s graduation or withdrawal. Applicants must submit a complete financial aid application.

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Student Loan - The Unsubsidized Student Loan is similar to the subsidized loan above except that it is not based on financial need and there is no in-school interest subsidy.  Undergraduate students will receive a minimum of $2000 at each grade level.

Federal Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) - The PLUS Loan Program is a federal program in which parents of dependent students are permitted to apply for up to the cost of attendance minus any financial aid. Information on this program is available from the Financial Aid Office.

Student Employment

Federal Work Study Program (FWS) - This is a federal financial aid program that provides employment opportunities for needy students.

Alternative Financing Options

Tuition Management Services (TMS) - The TMS Plan offers a monthly system to pay for educational expenses through regularly scheduled payments over a ten-month contract. This plan carries an enrollment fee, but there are no interest or finance charges. Applications are available at the Bursar’s Office. For further information, contact Tuition Management Services at 1.800.722.4867 or www.afford.com.

Donor Scholarships

The following scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the University and, unless otherwise noted, require no special application form.

The Theodore D. and Libby Adams Endowed Scholarship - This award is given to a student in financial need, regardless of year, GPA or ethnicity.

Alumni Association Scholarships - These awards are presented to undergraduate, evening or graduate students who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

The Alvine Legacy Endowed Scholarship - This fund is awarded to a student in financial need, regardless of age, year, or ethnicity, who has demonstrated in some significant way dedication, hard work, commitment and caring for others.

Amity Charitable Trust Fund Scholarship - This annual award is based on the student’s ability, promise and financial need. Preference is given to students from the greater New Haven area.

The John J. Armstrong Endowed Scholarship - This annual award is granted to family members of current, retired or deceased employees of the Department of Corrections, regardless of academic major. Current or retired employees are also eligible.

Edmund M. Autuori Scholarship Fund - This annual scholarship is awarded to accounting majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who demonstrate financial need and scholastic ability.

Robert D. Bajorin Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded annually to a non-traditional adult student attending the UNH Southeastern branch on a part-time basis who is pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree. The award is granted based on academic record, leadership in the university and/or community, personal statement and strength of recommendation.

The Barn Sale Scholarship - This scholarship is available each year for a student with a disability who has completed his or her freshman year.

Angela Zappia and Philip Batchelor Endowed Scholarship Award - Angela Zappia and Philip Batchelor created this scholarship upon their graduation from the University’s Executive M.B.A. program. The annual award is made to an undergraduate or graduate student who is in good academic standing and has financial need, with preference to students enrolled in the College of Business.

Bayer Corporation Endowed Scholarship - This award is given to a either an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates financial need and is in good academic standing.

The Steven R. Beadle Scholarship - This scholarship is designated for an older student regardless of major of academic promise who is in financial need. If such a student cannot be identified, the fund will be awarded to any promising student majoring in Criminal Justice. The recipient must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA.

The Beckert Family Endowed Scholarship - The fund is awarded to a highly motivated student with financial need. Preference is given to a part-time student enrolled in a four-year undergraduate or graduate degree program. The award is renewable if the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA.

The Carolyn Bell Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship, named in honor of Carolyn Bell, a former UNH basketball player and key member of the 1987 national championship team, is awarded to a junior or senior female student-athlete who best represents Carolyn’s spirit and sense of community.

The Samuel S. and Lois E. Bergami Endowed Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate engineering student based on merit and /or financial need.

The Beirmacher Family Endowed Scholarship - This award is granted annually to one or more post-freshmen-year student(s) in financial need pursuing a criminal justice degree. The student(s) must maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA in their freshman year. The recipient shall be a U.S. citizen or actively pursuing U.S. citizenship.

The Carmel Benevento Memorial Scholarship - This award is made annually to an outstanding female student who has matriculated as a UNH freshman. The award is based on outstanding academic and creative ability.

Roland M. and Margaret T. Bixler Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students based on merit.

The Marjorie & Norman Botwinik Fund for Academic Excellence - This scholarship is awarded annually to Connecticut residents in financial need. The recipient must be an undergraduate student who has demonstrated academic achievement

Bozzuto’s Charity Sports Classic Scholarship - This award is made to a student who has demonstrated an exemplary academic record and financial need.

Gerald O. Cavallo-Special Metals Corporation Endowed Scholarship Fund - Preference for this annual award is given to an undergraduate student whose relative is an employee or retiree of Special Metals Corporation, also known as Huntington Alloys, Inc. If no student meets the preferred criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate from West Virginia. Should no student statisfy the above criteria, the award may be made to an undergraduate student within the College of Business or the Tagliatela College of Engineering.

Geraldine Hughes Brekke and Gail L. Brekke Endowed Scholarship - This award is presented to an incoming female freshman, preferably of the first generation in her family to pursue a four-year college degree. If no female meets the above criteria, the scholarship will be given to an undergraduate student from an under-represented group. The student should be pursuing or plan to purse a degree in accounting, biology or education/teaching and must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Secondary preference will be given to a student studying in a field of life science or health science.

Clarice L. Buckman Scholarship Fund - An annual award is given to a junior with financial need majoring in chemical engineering or chemistry in recognition of achievement and incentive.

Coca-Cola Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund - This award is made annually to an incoming student who attended the Connecticut Pre- Engineering Program at any established Connecticut college or university for at least two years and has maintained a GPA of at least 3.0.

Connecticut Student Loan Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund - This annual scholarship is awarded to a student or students whom the University determines it can help most effectively.

C. Cowles and Company Endowed Scholarship Fund - This award is made annually to a Connecticut resident with financial need who aspires to a career in manufacturing.

Aldo DeDominicis Foundation Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in Communication who demonstrate financial need.

Dr. Lawrence J. and Mary Lou DeNardis Endowed Scholarship Fund - This award is made annually to a full-time undergraduate who has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.30 and demonstrates financial need.

William L. DeSenti Scholarship Fund - An annual award is presented to engineering students who demonstrate financial need.

The Dr. Caroline A. Dinegar Memorial Scholarship - This fund is presented to an undergraduate sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Political Science based on academic ability and merit.

Robert B. Dodds Scholarship - This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to an engineering student.

William B. Dragan Endowed Scholarship - This award is granted to a Dental Hygiene student with financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or higher who is a resident of the Connecticut Valley or surrounding New Haven/Fairfield area.

Clarence Dunham Scholarship - A merit-based award is made each year to a full-time civil engineering student entering his or her sophomore, junior or senior year.

The Rick Eaton Endowed Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, and who are motivated and determined. Preference is given to those majoring in communication.

John E. & Beryl Echlin Scholarship Fund - This award is presented to students pursuing degrees in engineering, business or management and is based on financial need.

The Lynn W. Ellis Endowed Scholarship Fund - This award is made annually to a student in the College of Business with academic promise and financial need.

Ernst and Young Endowed Scholarship Fund - An award is made each year to a student majoring in accounting and demonstrating financial need.

The Robert and Linda Fiscus Endowed Scholarship - This fund is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and academic promise regardless of major.

David Travis Friedrich Memorial Endowed Scholarship Award - This award is granted to a graduate student who demonstrates financial need and is enrolled in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences.

Murray and Shirley Gerber Endowed Scholarship Fund - This award is made annually to students in the College of Business or Tagliatela College of Engineering based on their entrepreneurship and leadership abilities.

James Jacob Gerowin Memorial Scholarship - An award is made annually to an engineering student showing academic promise and financial need.

Marian Jean Giusto Scholarship - This award, given annually to a Connecticut resident studying criminal justice, is based on academic merit and financial need.

The Richard and Norma Grossi Family Scholarship Fund - This annual award is given to a sophomore, junior or senior full-time engineering student with financial need and academic ability. Students must achieve a minimum 3.0 GPA during their freshman year.

Wilfred Harricharan Endowed Scholarship - This award was created to provide financial support for students in the College of Business with a preference for those majoring in business administration. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and good academic standing.

The Hartnett Endowed Scholarship - This award is presented to an engineering student who demonstrates financial need and maintains a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Dr. John D. Hatfield Memorial Endowed Scholarship - The annual award is granted to an undergraduate or graduate student who demonstrates financial need and good academic standing. Preference is given to recipients who demonstrate care and concern by helping others bring out the best in themselves.

The Margaret E. Healy Endowed Scholarship Fund - This fund is awarded annually to a post-freshman student in financial need pursuing his or her undergraduate degree in business or engineering.

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is awarded annually to first-generation or minority sophomore or junior students who are in need of financial assistance.

The Robert Hendrickson Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate motivation, determination, and financial need.

The David Hennessey Memorial Scholarship Fund - This award is given to an undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing who demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to a student from towns within the Valley Region and those majoring in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Communication programs.

Hershey-Frey Scholarship Fund - This endowed scholarship is granted to students, with at least a 2.0 GPA, who are enrolled in the Tagliatela College of Engineering. A second primary preference is given to students residing in the Naugatuck Valley with a second preference to students who reside in Connecticut.

The Honeywell Life Safety Endowed Scholarship - This fund is awarded annually to a student in the Fire Science Department who is pursuing a degree in the field of fire technology or prevention. The recipient must achieve a minimum 3.0 GPA in his or her freshman year.

Mrs. Yeh Ko, Hsien Endowed Scholarship - The award is designated for students in financial need from Taiwan and the Peoples Republic of China and students of Chinese/Asian ancestry who major in criminal justice and/or forensic science.

Paul Kane Memorial Scholarship Fund - An annual award is given to an active scholar-athlete, with preference given to a Hamden, Conn., resident.

Nathaniel Kaplan Memorial Scholarship - An award is made each year to a full-time student who has been enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences for at least two years. The student must demonstrate financial need and take part in one or more extracurricular activities on campus.

Phillip Kaplan Endowed Scholarship - This award, which may be given to matriculated undergraduate and graduate students, is designed for students majoring in Economics/Finance based on demonstrated merit. If no student meets the above criteria, secondary preference is for a student in the College of Business.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund - The annual award is granted to full-time students who demonstrate financial need, outstanding academic achievement and strong leadership qualities.

An Fu Wang Lee Endowed Scholarship Fund - This fund is granted to talented students in financial need who are of Chinese ancestry and/or are pursuing a degree in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences.

Peggy Leuzzi Memorial Scholarship - An annual award is made in memory of Mrs. Leuzzi, a former employee of the University. The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Joseph Macionus.

Henry C. Lee Forensic Science Endowed Scholarship Fund - The award, which is based on need and merit, is granted to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in forensic science.

The Marietta and Leighton Lee II Memorial Scholarship Fund - The fund is awarded annually to post-freshman student(s) in financial need who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA in their freshman year.

Ahmed R. Mandour Memorial Scholarship - An annual award presented to a junior or senior student in the continuing education program. Preference is given to students majoring in economics

Arnold Markle Scholarship - An annual award is made to a criminal justice major

The Ellis C. Maxcy Endowed Scholarship Fund -The award is presented annually to a “nontraditional” undergraduate or graduate student who comes to UNH from the workplace and demonstrates high achievement, exemplary character, and leadership within his or her community.

Edward J. McCormack Memorial Scholarship -This annual award is given to a student majoring in sports management. The scholarship is renewable based on the recipient maintaining good academic standing.

James R. McCormack Memorial Scholarship - This full-tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the fire science program who demonstrates financial need. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Financial Aid Office.

William J. and Virginia S. McCurdy Scholarship Fund - This endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Minority Scholarship Fund - This award is granted to academically qualified minority students with financial need. Preference is given to a student from the City of New Haven.

Arthur H. Moulton Distinguished Scholar Award - This full-tuition scholarship is awarded to a student in the Tagliatela College of Engineering who demonstrates excellent academic promise and financial need. Applications for this scholarship are available in the Financial Aid Office.

The New Haven Wives of the Rotarians Endowed Scholarship Fund - The award is presented annually to one or more female graduates from the Greater New Haven area. The honor is based on academic achievement and need.

Joseph O’Dowd Memorial Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is granted to a student in the Department of Fire Science who has completed his or her freshman year with a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher.

The Daniel C. O’Keefe Endowed Scholarship Fund - The award is given to a non-traditional student pursing an electrical engineering degree. Matriculated students at the undergraduate and graduate levels are eligible.

The Linda and Jim Olbrys Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to a student studying in the Industrial and Organizational Psychology program.

The Endowed Parents Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is granted to a full-time student entering his or her sophomore, junior or senior year who must demonstrate financial need, be active on campus and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.

The Virginia Parker Scholarship - This award is given to a female undergraduate student with financial need and active in campus and/or off campus activities.

H. Pearce Family and Friends Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is granted to students who are residents of the state of Connecticut and can demonstrate financial need and academic ability.

Marvin K. Peterson Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate part-time/evening students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing.

Reid Endowed Achievement Scholarship Award - This scholarship was created to provide tuition support to students with demonstrated financial need, academic promise, and/or achievement in a club, sport, or activity regardless of year, grade point average or ethnicity.

The Eugene and Mary Rosazza Scholarship Fund - This annual award is granted to a student who demonstrates financial need.

The Andrea Ryan and Colin Foster Scholarship - The annual fund is awarded to a student of high academic promise, regardless of major, who is in need of financial assistance and has demonstrated great persistence in the face of adversity.

The Jessica N. Santos Memorial Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing a degree in criminal justice or forensic science and who demonstrates financial need and/or merit.

The Ernest F. Schaub Scholarship Fund - This fund, which is based on financial need, is awarded to students pursuing a degree in engineering. It is renewable as long as the recipient maintains a minimum 2.8 GPA and full-time status. Incoming freshmen who demonstrate exceptional academic ability with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 are eligible.

Douglas D. Schumann Distinguished Scholar Award - This endowed scholarship is awarded annually, on the basis of personal and academic integrity, to a mechanical engineering student who has completed his/her freshman year with a second preference to an electrical engineering student.

Donald R. Scott Scholarship - This scholarship is in memory of Donald R. Scott, former Chief of Campus Police at UNH, and is awarded jointly by the University of New Haven and the West Haven Black Coalition.

The UNH September 11th Scholarship Fund - Priority for this scholarship is given to any immediate relatives of Evan Hunter Gillette and Seth A. Morris, UNH Alumni who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Next priority will be given to any relatives of emergency response heroes or immediate relatives of other victims. If no student meets the above criteria, the recipient is based on need.

The Louis and Mary Tagliatela Endowed Scholarship Fund - This award is made annually to a junior or senior majoring in a field related to either the construction or the hotel industry and demonstrating financial need and academic merit.

Eat Healthy Promote Wellness, The Tichy Legacy Scholarship for Nutrition - This scholarship honors the importance of nutrition in our general health. It is awarded annually to a part-time or full-time student demonstrating financial need who shows promise in the field of nutrition and dietetics. The recipient shall provide community outreach under the guidance of the nutrition faculty.

Edward F. Tichy Memorial Scholarship - The scholarship is designated to assist a part-time student, preferably from a family of three or more children, who exhibits passion, commitment to learning, and promise in his or her chosen field.

Betty Lorello Treadwell Memorial Endowed Scholarship - The scholarship is awarded to a full-time, non-traditional student in need of financial assistance.

Dany J. Washington Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional adult students based on scholarship and leadership displayed in the University or community environment.

UHY Scholarship - This award is made to accounting majors with high grade point averages and demonstrated financial need.

Rubin W. Vine Endowed Veterans Scholarship - This award is designated for veterans and/or family members of veterans in financial need regardless of GPA or ethnicity. Entering freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors are eligible.

The Vincent C. Wachter Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded annually to a student in financial need majoring in business or engineering.

Richard and Michelle Ward Endowed Scholarship - The scholarship is based on merit and/or need is designated for undergraduate or graduate students who are practitioners in law enforcement, fire science or forensic science.

Dorothy S. Weiss Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is presented to a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in any program. The student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.

The West Haven Scholarship Fund - The fund is made to undergraduate or upperclassmen who lived in West Haven while attending high school and who demonstrate financial need. Recipients must be in good academic standing, maintaining at least a 2.5 GPA.

Robert F. Wilson Endowed Scholarship - Awarded annually to a freshman and renewable for up to three years, providing a 3.0 G.P.A. is maintained, this award is based on the following criteria: an African- American from New Haven County demonstrating financial need and high achievement in academics and other activities.

The World Journal Endowed Scholarship Award - This scholarship is made annually to an undergraduate or graduate student attending the University’s Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, with priority given to family members of police officers or firefighters who sacrificed their lives or were injured during the September 11, 2001 attacks, and secondary preference to family members of any victim who perished in the attacks.

Dr. Frank R. Yulo Endowed Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to a minority student or student of color who is majoring in education and has demonstrated financial need.