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Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Dorothea Dietz Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to female freshmen students entering the teaching of physical education.

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships are available for the MS in Exercise Science. Each grad assistant works in our cardiac rehabilitation program and adult fitness program in addition to working as a research assistant in the Lab.

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

The New York City Department of Education has two scholarship programs that Communication Sciences and Disorders students may be interested in:

Students Aiming for NYS Certification as Teachers of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities

This program reimburses tuition (57-67 credits including Child Development, Schools and Society, and Health Prep, and SPH561). In exchange, you must work double the number of years for NYC as you spent in school. For more information, visit

Bilingual Extension to the Teachers of Students with Speech-Language Disabilities

ITI (The Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual/ESL and Special Education). You need school district support/Superintendent signature to apply. They are supporting preschool personnel as well. Contact ITI at 631.286.6551.

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Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

STEP Graduate Scholarship

Students in STEP who receive a university-based academic scholarship as undergraduates will receive an academic scholarship for their graduate year.

STEP students who were not eligible for a scholarship upon admission to the university as undergraduates will be eligible for a $3,000 Graduate STEP Merit Award in their fifth year if they meet the following criteria:

  • entering the graduate year of the STEP program
  • no previous scholarship from Adelphi
  • 56 or more credits completed at Adelphi
  • cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher

Learn more about the STEP program

The Ruth S. Ammon Special Education Graduate Student Scholarship

The Ruth S. Ammon Special Education Graduate Student Scholarship was established by Carol A. Ammon MBA ‘79, in memory and honor of her mother Ruth, who was a former New Hyde Park elementary school teacher.

Scholarships are available to graduate students applying to study Special Education.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Have a minimum 3.5 GPA or better
  • Completion of the application form
  • Resume
  • Have a current FAFSA form on file with Student Financial Services

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