Scholarship Plan for Sons and Daughters of Faculty and Staff

One of its distinctive benefits, Yale University provides a college scholarship grant program for sons and daughters of eligible university staff and faculty. The program directly reimburses a child’s accredited college or university for tuition and eligible fees only. This program is applied after grants and scholarships from all other sources are calculated and applied to tuition and fees; room and board are not reimbursable. To qualify, both employee and child must satisfy certain criteria and complete an application process.

To learn more, view the following information regarding this program:

Scholarship plan

Sons and Daughters Scholarship Plan

Glossary of Terms

Actual charges – charges calculated as: (tuition + eligible fees – Non-Yale scholarships/grants). Loans, work-study, room and board are not considered actual charges.

Eight terms – the maximum amount of time that a student will receive a scholarship for a Bachelor degree or the equivalent if the institution operates with another unit of study. Four terms is the maximum for an Associate degree. 

Eligible fees – fees that are eligible for reimbursement under the Yale Sons and Daughters Scholarship Plan. View complete listing.

Tuition – a charge or fee for instruction. Tuition does not include room and board.

Frequently Asked Questions of the Scholarship Plan for Sons and Daughters of the Faculty and Staff of Yale University

 

General Information

Yale University provides a college scholarship grant program for sons and daughters of eligible university staff and faculty. The program directly reimburses a child’s accredited college or university for tuition and eligible fees only. This program is applied after grants and scholarships from all other sources are calculated and applied to tuition and fees; room and board are not reimbursable. To qualify, both employee and child must satisfy certain criteria and complete an application process.

Eligibility

At the time of the student’s matriculation for the covered term, a parent of the student:

• Must be a regular, full-time member of faculty (100% appointment) or staff (35 hours or more is considered full time), and
• Must have completed six (6) years of continuous, full-time employment at Yale before the student’s first day of class for the semester, or
With a break in service, the employee receives credit for 48 months of previous full-time, continuous or non-continuous employment.  The employee must also complete an additional four years of current full-time, continuous employment, for total of eight years.

Submitting an Application

For each child’s request for scholarship assistance, first-time applicants should download and complete the Application for Scholarship for Sons and Daughters. Applications for scholarship must be returned to Yale University Employee Services no later than the end of the “term” with respect to which the award is to be made. An additional form needs to be submitted for a step or adopted child.

Submitting a Tuition Bill

Itemized, full-time tuition bills for the Scholarship benefit must be submitted to Yale University Employee Services each semester for payment. The bill must display the employee’s name, the employee’s Net ID, and the name of the college, and all charges and credits (i.e. scholarships and/or grants) for the current term. Tuition bills must be submitted during the same term in which the scholarship will apply.