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 GPA of 3.3 each year

* Students from other boroughs of New York City are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please notify us if you are a candidate and are considering CSI.

** 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