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The Excelsior Scholarship

How many semesters can I receive the scholarship?

You may receive the Excelsior Scholarship for up to 2 years (4 semesters) as an associate degree student. After completing an associate's degree, you can receive an additional 2 years funding to earn a bachelor's degree at a CUNY or SUNY college.

You will have 8 potential semesters of eligibility beginning from the first semester you start college and lasting up to 4 consecutive years. 

Do I have to maintain a certain grade point average?

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