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    LIM College
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LIM College Scholarships and Grants


 

LIM College Scholarships and Grants: Non-Need-Based
AWARDS   ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSIDERATION   AMOUNT PER YEAR AND RESPONSIBILITY   PROCEDURES FOR 2016-2017
Academic Achievement Scholarship   High school students with a B average (85) or higher and SAT scores of 900 and above entering as first-time freshmen. College transfer students with at least 21 credits and a B average.   Awards of $1,000 - $6,000 based on GPA and SAT scores. Renewable based on maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.   Transcripts are evaluated after acceptance to LIM College.
Adrian G. Marcuse Presidential Scholarship   A student who entered the College as a first-year, first-semester freshman and is now entering his or her senior year beginning the fall semester. Based on merit and exceptional academic credentials (GPA of 3.50 or above).   One full-tuition scholarship to a student entering her or his senior year.   No FAFSA necessary. Final candidates will be interviewed by the President of the College. Applications available Spring 2017.
Alan Feigenbaum Scholarship
Established in honor of the late LIM College Mathematics Professor Alan Feigenbaum
  Current LIM College student entering the third year with a cumulative 3.00 GPA or better. Must have completed first two years at LIM College including both College Algebra and Statistics with a B or better. Financial need not a requirement.   Award of $2,500 per year. Non-renewable.   Submit a separate 500-
word essay on “The Creative Application of
Mathematics” in Management, Marketing, Merchandising or Visual Merchandising along with your scholarship application. No FAFSA necessary. Applications available Spring 2017.
Leah Ryan Scholarship
Established in honor of the late Professor Ryan for her devotion to teaching LIM College students who struggle to write well and persist in doing so
  Current LIM College student with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. Must have passed Writing Essentials and earned a B or better in English Composition I.   Two awards of $1,500. Non-renewable.   Submit a separate creative 500-word essay that discusses a physical job, an art, or a hobby that you are working to master. No FAFSA necessary .Application available Spring 2017.
LIM College Academic Scholarship   Current LIM College students who have completed 30 credits and have a GPA of 3.80 or higher.   Limited number of awards of $1,500. Non-renewable.   Submit scholarship application. No FAFSA necessary. Application available Spring 2017.
LIM Business Leadership Scholarship   Current LIM College students who are in leadership roles in LIM College clubs or organizations.   Limited number of awards of $3,000 per year. Continued club leadership and participation required along with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for renewal.   Letter of recommendation from appropriate club advisor. Application available Spring 2017.
LIM/New York BOCES Scholarship   High school students who have graduated from a New York State BOCES Fashion Merchandising program with an 80 average (3.00) or higher in the fashion program.   Limited number of awards of $3,000 per year. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher for renewal.   Applications available Spring 2017.
No FAFSA necessary
LIM College Sibling Tuition Award   Siblings who are concurrently enrolled at LIM College or a student who has a sibling who previously attended LIM College and graduated.   25% of tuition charges, not to exceed the full cost of tuition in conjunction with all other tuition-specific awards. This award is only available to matriculated undergraduate students enrolled either full-time or part-time with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and in good academic standing.   Complete the LIM College Sibling Award Application in the Office of Student Financial Services to establish eligibility by no later than the eighth week of the semester.
LIM College Transfer Scholarships   Incoming graduates of a two-year college with an associate degree and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.   Awards ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 per year based on college GPA. Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher for renewal.   Transcripts are evaluated after acceptance to LIM College.
LIM Visual Merchandising Scholarship   Entering students who have declared a Visual Merchandising (VM) major.   Limited number of awards of $1,000 each. Must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 for renewal and enrollment as a VM major.   A select group of students will be nominated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration.
LIM Fashion Scholars Program - Honors Scholarship   Incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.5 high school GPA and a minimum SAT score of 1100 (with no individual score below 530) will be considered on a competitive basis.   By invitation and acceptance to LIM’s Fashion Scholars Program. Awards of $7,500 to $9,000 per year. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher for renewal.   Transcripts are evaluated after acceptance to LIM College.
Maxwell F. Marcuse Founders Scholarship   A student who entered the College as a first-year, first-semester freshman and is now entering his or her senior year beginning the fall semester. Based on merit and exceptional academic credentials (GPA of 3.50 or above).   One half-tuition scholarship to a student entering her or his senior year.   No FAFSA necessary. Final candidates will be interviewed by the President of the College. Applications available Spring 2017.
Transfer Academic Achievement Scholarship   Transfer students with at least 15 approved credits and a minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.75.   Awards of $1,500 - $3,500 based on college GPA. Renewable based on maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.   Transcripts are evaluated after acceptance to LIM College.
* For the purpose of academic scholarships, Critical Reading and Math SAT scores will be combined.
 
 
LIM College Scholarships and Grants: Need-Based
AWARD   ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSIDERATION   AMOUNT PER YEAR AND RESPONSIBILITY   PROCEDURES FOR 2016-2017
Alexandra S. Potts Memorial Scholarship   Entering freshmen. Need and ability.   One award of $1,000. Non-renewable   A select group of students will be nominated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration. FAFSA required.
design:retail Magazine’s Visual Merchandising Scholarship   Current LIM College student who has completed first year of Introduction to Visual Merchandising with a B or better. Student must show an above average amount of talent and have an interest in pursuing a retail career as a visual merchandiser. Must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 after attending at least one semester at LIM College. Need also a factor.   One award of $2,000. Non-renewable   FAFSA required. Application available Spring 2017
Essence Magazine Scholarship   Incoming freshman who is African-American or African-Caribbean. Need and ability.   One award of $2,000. Non-renewable.   A select group of students will be nominated by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration. FAFSA required.
LIM/Community College Scholarship
 
  Incoming community college graduates with an earned associate degree. Based on merit, exceptional academic credentials (minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.30 for consideration), and need.   Highly competitive selection. Limited number of renewable awards of half tuition for eligible students. Must maintain cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher for renewal.   A select group of students will be nominated by the office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration. FAFSA required.
LIM/FIDM Scholarships   Incoming graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) with an associate degree. Based on merit, exceptional academic credentials (GPA of 3.30 or higher) and need.   One renewable award of half tuition. Must maintain cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher for renewal.   A select group of students will be nominated by the office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration. FAFSA required.
Mildred Marcuse Scholarship   Entering associate degree candidate with at least a B average in high school. Need and ability.   One award of half tuition per year. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for renewal.   A select group of students will be nominated by the office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration. FAFSA required.
Ron Knoth Scholarship
Established in honor of the late Professor Knoth for his creativity, uniqueness, and kind, unassuming devotion to LIM College students.
  Current LIM College student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who has completed Fashion Fundamentals with a “B” or better. Need is also a factor.   One award of $1,500. Non-renewable   FAFSA required. Submit an image and a 500-word essay on what the image means to you. You can create the image or include a copy of an image from a book, magazine, or any other resource. Application available Spring 2017.
Mario Abela Scholarship      Established in honor of long-time staff member Mario Abela for his more than 35 years of service to the College and our students.   Current LIM College student who is the first in his/her family to attend college and was born (or has a parent who was born) outside of the U.S. Must also have worked while in high school and continue to work part-time while enrolled at LIM College to help with educational expenses. Need and ability.   One award of $1,500. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at LIM College after having attended at least two semesters and no Math grade below a B. Non-renewable.   FAFSA required.  Submit a separate essay which should discuss your work history and financial need to continue working. Application available Spring 2017.
 
 
LIM Fashion Education Foundation Scholarships: Non-Need-Based
AWARD   ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSIDERATION   AMOUNT PER YEAR AND RESPONSIBILITY   PROCEDURES FOR 2016-2017
LIM Alumni Association Scholarship   Current LIM College student going into the third year, 3.50 GPA or higher. Student must have completed the first two years at LIM College.   One award of $1,000. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
LIM FEF Honorees Scholarship   Current LIM College students who have completed at least one semester of attendance. Based on high academic achievement, a GPA of 3.50 or higher, and good character.   Several partial tuition grants. Varying amounts from $1,000 to $2,000. Non-renewable.   Application available Spring 2017.
LIM Fashion Education Foundation Scholarship   Current LIM students entering third year. Based on high academic achievement, a GPA of 3.50 or higher, and good character.   Limited number of partial tuition grants. Varying amounts from $1,000 to $2,000. Non-renewable.   Application available Spring 2017.
Milton and Patricia Samuels Award   Current LIM College student entering third year. Based on academic achievement, 3.50 GPA or higher, and good character.   One award of $1,000. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
Leonard Nadel Scholarship   Current LIM College student entering second year. Based on excellence in academic work, a GPA of 3.80 or higher, outstanding creativity, and high capacity for contribution to the fashion industry.   One award of $2,000 awarded. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
Robert Bryan Achievement Scholarship   Current LIM College student enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s degree program who has completed at least 30 credits and has a 3.75 or higher cumulative GPA.   One award of $2,500 per year. Non-renewable.   Application available Spring 2017.
Stan Gellers Scholarship   Current LIM student who transferred to the college and will have junior or senior standing . Based on academic achievement (GPA of 3.50 or higher) and character.   One award of $2,000. Non-renewable.   Application available Spring 2017.
 
 
LIM Fashion Education Foundation Scholarships: Need-Based
AWARD   ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSIDERATION   AMOUNT PER YEAR AND RESPONSIBILITY   PROCEDURES FOR 2016-2017
Alan S. Scheiber Memorial Scholarship   Current LIM College student entering third year with a GPA of 3.50 or higher. Need and ability.   One award of $1,000. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
Freshman Scholarship   Incoming freshman with a minimum 3.5 or above cumulative GPA. Need and ability.   One award of $2,000. Non-renewable.   A select group of new students will be selected by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for consideration.
Helen Galland Scholarship   Current LIM College student who has declared a Management or Marketing major with a minimum 3.50 (90%) cumulative GPA. Need and ability.   One award of $750. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
John Robert Randall Memorial Scholarship
Funded by: Edythe P. Randall, Robin R. Lallanzio, Shann E. Andolina, John R. Randall, Judith M. Randall
  Current LIM College student entering junior year with a 3.50 or better cumulative GPA. Need is a factor.   One award of $1,000. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
LaVelle Olexa Scholarship
Established in honor of Lord & Taylor’s former Senior Vice President of Advertising, Sales Promotion, and Public Relations for her many contributions to the fashion industry
  Current LIM College student entering sophomore year with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50. Need and ability.   Two awards of $1,500 each. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
LIM Alumni/Foundation Scholarship   Current LIM College student entering second year or above with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50. Alumni relation a plus. Need and ability.   One award of $1,500. Non-renewable   Application available Spring 2017.
LIM Faculty/Staff Achievement Award

Funded from the annual contributions of LIM College faculty and staff. 
  Current LIM students entering second year or above with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Based on need and ability.   Limited number of partial tuition awards. Variable amounts from $1,000 to $2,500. Award is non-renewable.   Application available Spring 2017.
LIM Faculty/Staff Study Abroad Award   Current LIM student entering junior or senior year with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who will be studying abroad in an LIM College full semester program in the upcoming fall or spring semesters. Based on need and ability.   One award of $1,500 to $3,000 based on funds availability.  Award is non-renewable.    Application available Spring 2017.
 
Patty Farmer Scholarship   Award to current LIM College students entering sophomore or junior year with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher. Need and ability.   Awards of $2,500 each. Must maintain cumulative GPA of 3.50 for renewal consideration.   Application available Spring 2017.

Please note that, unless otherwise specified, LIM College scholarships may only be applied to the full-time flat rate tuition for the fall and spring semesters at LIM College. All scholarships are awarded on a funds-available basis and LIM College reserves the right to make adjustments to these awards. Note that one supplemental scholarship is generally offered per recipient.

Please refer to our website for more information on scholarship procedures.