CUNY BA Scholarship Applications Now Available

We are now accepting scholarships for several CUNY Baccalaureate scholarships. Please see below for descriptions of these opportunities, and do not hesitate to contact Sarah Fajardo at (212) 817-8223 or at sfajardo@gc.cuny.edu for more information. All applications and supportive material for these scholarships will be due February 8, at 5pm. No exceptions will be made.

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THOMAS W. SMITH FELLOWSHIP:

Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowships are funded through a donation by Mr. Thomas W. Smith to recognize academic excellence. In order to be eligible, students must: have accumulated a minimum of 48 credits by the end of the Fall 2012 semester; have earned a minimum of 6 CUNY credits in CUNY Baccalaureate by the end of the Spring 2013 semester; be in good standing; and have no incompletes without valid explanation and documentation. The eligibility requirements and scholarship application can be accessed online.

THE HARRIET BROWS SCHOLARSHIP FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

For CUNY Baccalaureate students who are interested in or have already demonstrated a commitment to social change in some form. Work in a social change area exclusive to a college campus will be insufficient to apply for this award; applicants must demonstrate engagement with communities or change work beyond the college environment. Applicants may be part- or full-time students. This is a one-time award. The eligibility requirements and scholarship application can be accessed online.

THE DANIEL E. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP FOR RETURNING WOMEN

This scholarship was created by a graduate of CUNY Baccalaureate and her husband to encourage and support female students who have returned to college despite personal and financial challenges, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to obtaining their degrees. This is a one-time award. The eligibility requirements and scholarship application can be accessed online.

THE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS IN EDUCATION OR HUMAN SERVICES

For CUNY Baccalaureate students in any Area of Concentration who are preparing for careers in Social Services, Human Services or Education. This is a one-time award. The eligibility requirements and scholarship application can be accessed online.

THE DINA ARJANI SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS PLANNING CAREERS IN TEACHING/EDUCATION

This scholarship is made possible by CUNY BA alumna Kayhan Irani and her family in memory of Ms. Irani’s grandmother.  It is for CUNY Baccalaureate students preparing for careers as teachers.  Students planning traditional classroom teaching careers will be considered first, but students planning nontraditional careers in teaching or education are also encouraged to apply. This is a one-time award. The eligibility requirements and scholarship application can be accessed online.

THE SHEILA AND HELENA O’DONOGHUE AWARD

Sheila and Helena, mother and daughter, were two strong-willed women from Co. Cork, Ireland who believed in working for a just and equitable world.  This award, made possible by a CUNY BA graduate, will be awarded to a current CUNY BA female, international student, who is working toward that ideal, in her academic, volunteer or professional work. The eligibility requirements can be accessed online. Applications should be emailed to sfajardo@gc.cuny.edu.

THE HT CHAMBERS MEMORIAL FUND

This $500 award is made possible by Brooklyn College alumna Shelley V. Worrell in honor of her brother.  It is for a CUNY Baccalaureate student engaged in any aspect of Caribbean Studies as part of his or her area of concentration and/or career path.  U.S. citizen status is not required. The eligibility requirements can be accessed online. Applications should be emailed to sfajardo@gc.cuny.edu.

Please contact Sarah Fajardo with questions sfajardo@gc.cuny.edu.