Scholarships and Grants for International Students

As an international student, you may be eligible for some of the scholarships offered by the College. 

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to determine if you qualify.

ACPHS Scholarships

ACPHS offers the following scholarships based upon established criteria. All awards are based upon full-time enrollment each semester, unless otherwise indicated.

Recipients must be accepted for enrollment or full-time matriculated students, maintaining standards of satisfactory academic progress. All awards are subject to adjustment due to changes in enrollment status or private funds.

The Office of Financial Aid will evaluate eligibility annually, based upon issuance of final grades for spring term. Awards will be renewed on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are expended. Awards will not be renewed to students with incomplete financial aid paperwork after May 1.

Presidential Scholarships, Dean’s Scholarships, Trustee Scholarships and Trustee Grants will be renewed for a maximum of 11 semesters for entering freshmen students pursuing the Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

Presidential Scholarships, Dean’s Scholarships, Trustee Scholarships, Trustee Grants, Pharmaceutical Sciences Scholars Awards, Biomedical Technology Excel Awards, Health and Human Sciences Awards, and Trustee Scholarships for students in Bachelor’s Degree programs will be renewed for a maximum of seven semesters.

A student's enrollment status for determining financial aid eligibility and student loan deferment includes only courses required for degree fulfillment. Courses in which a student is enrolled that are not required for her/his degree program do not qualify for payment or student loan deferment.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Presidential Scholarships. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College based upon superior academic achievement in high school. The Presidential Scholarship is renewed each year provided the student maintains a cumulative overall GPA of 3.2 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean’s Scholarships. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College based upon honorable academic achievement in high school. The Dean’s Scholarship is renewed each year provided the student maintains an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Merit Scholarship. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College based upon honorable academic achievement in high school. The Merit Scholarship is renewed each year provided the student maintains an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Trustee Merit Scholarship. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College based upon honorable academic achievement in high school. The Merit Scholarship is renewed each year provided the student maintains an overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Valedictorian Scholarship. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College who were ranked first in their class by their high school. The Merit Scholarship is renewed each year provided the student maintains an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Salutatorian Scholarship. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College who were ranked second in their class by their high school. The Merit Scholarship is renewed each year provided the student maintains an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences New Visions Scholarship. ACPHS offers tuition scholarships to qualified entering freshmen upon admission to the College and based upon completion of the New Visions Program, offered through the Board of Cooperative Educational Services of New York State, beginning the Fall 2013. The New Visions Scholarship is renewable for up to three years provided the student maintains an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Biomedical Technology Excel Award. ACPHS offers merit-based scholarships to qualified entering freshmen, upon admission to the College in the bachelor’s degree programs in Biomedical Technology or Pharmaceutical Sciences, who exhibit honorable academic achievement in high school. The Biomedical Technology Excel Award is renewed for a maximum of four years, provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater and continued enrollment in the Biomedical Technology or Pharmaceutical Sciences programs. This award will be discontinued should the student change his/her program of study. Intel International Science and Engineering award recipients will be considered for this award.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Pharmaceutical Sciences Scholarship. ACPHS offers merit-based scholarships to qualified entering freshmen, upon admission to the College in the bachelor’s degree program in Pharmaceutical Sciences, who exhibit honorable academic achievement in high school. The Pharmaceutical Sciences Scholarship is renewed for a maximum of four years, provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater and continued enrollment in Pharmaceutical Sciences program. This award will be discontinued should the student change his/her program of study.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Health and Human Sciences Award. ACPHS offers merit-based awards to qualified entering freshmen, upon admission to the College in the bachelor's degree program in Health and Human Sciences. The Health and Human Sciences Award is offered to freshmen who exhibit honorable academic achievement in high school. This award may renewed for a maximum of four years, provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater and he/she maintains continuous enrollment in Health and Human Sciences program. This award will be discontinued should the student change his/her program of study.

Albany College of Pharmacy Microbiology Scholarship. ACPHS offers merit-based scholarships to qualified entering freshmen, upon admission to the College in the bachelor’s degree program in Microbiology, who exhibit honorable academic achievement in high school. The Microbiology Scholarship is renewed each year, provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater and continued enrollment in Microbiology. This award will be discontinued should the student change his/her program of study.

Albany College of Pharmacy Chemistry Scholarship. ACPHS offers merit-based scholarships to qualified entering freshmen, upon admission to the College in the bachelor’s degree program in Chemistry, who exhibit honorable academic achievement in high school. The Chemistry Scholarship is renewed each year, provided the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater and continued enrollment in Chemistry. This award will be discontinued should the student change his/her program of study.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean’s Endowment for Excellence Scholarship. Each year the committee representing the Dean’s Endowment for Excellence Scholarship selects one entering freshman for the scholarship. The recipient must be one of the top 10 freshmen applicants to the College for the given year. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit. The scholarship will be renewed for a maximum of six years or until the student leaves or graduates from the College. The student must maintain a 3.0 overall cumulative GPA for continued renewal of the scholarship. The recipient is encouraged to participate in the program of the annual Dean’s Cup Golf Tournament each summer. Renewed eligibility for the scholarship will be reviewed annually.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is awarded to graduates of a 2 year community college, who are members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society program. The student must maintain a 2.8 overall cumulative GPA and full-time enrollment for continued renewal of the scholarship.

Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid 
106 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 694-7256
Fax: (518) 694-7121
financial_aid@acphs.edu