Upstate Scholarships provide financial help for those looking to enter the growing tech field.

To address the ongoing global recession, the iSchool is funding 50% tuition awards for graduate programs, helping Upstate New Yorkers pivot to in-demand careers in tech.

in our community.

No one could have anticipated the crisis we are facing today. And while many have lost their jobs, we know there is still high demand in tech, so if we can help people pivot in their careers, we feel we must do everything we can to make that possible.

—Raj Dewan, Dean

Getting started.

We welcome students from all backgrounds, which means you don’t need a degree or experience in tech to enroll! There are two easy steps to take advantage of your 50% tuition award:

Step 1: Apply for the program of your choice. Select your program from the list above to find application instructions.

Step 2: Apply for the Upstate Scholarship

To be eligible for consideration for the Upstate Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a permanent resident of Upstate New York (with a mailing address in zip codes that begin with 12xxx, 13xxx, or 14xxx).
  • Be a new iSchool graduate student who is beginning his or her studies in the spring or fall semester of 2022.
  • Full-time and part-time students are eligible.
  • Matriculate into an on-campus program, this award is not available for online programs.

Upcoming Events

Join us for an upcoming event on campus or online and get to know us better. We’ll answer your questions, and show you around.

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