The College of Staten Island offers the CSI Scholarship for Staten Island High School Valedictorians and Salutatorians.*

Eligible students will receive the following benefits:

  • Free tuition and fees for four years
  • Priority registration
  • Exceptional research/internship opportunities
  • No scholarship application needed
  • Participating student scholars can be enrolled in the Teacher Education Honors Academy at CSI or the Verrazano School. **

Eligible students must:

  • Be designated a valedictorian or salutatorian of a Staten Island High School (having graduated the same year of entry into CSI)
  • Be enrolled and matriculated at CSI full-time
  • Meet the admissions criteria for entry into a baccalaureate program
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 each year
  • Register for and successfully complete 30 or more credits each academic year

*  The CSI Scholarship for Staten Island High School Valedictorians and Salutatorians is awarded on a last provider basis, after all other forms of aid have been applied, i.e., PELL, TAP, Excelsior Scholarship.

** Students eligible for this scholarship who are enrolled in the Macaulay Honors College (MHC) will not receive additional funding.

For more information please contact:

Emmanuel Esperance, Jr.
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
Telephone: (718) 982.2190