Fall 2013 CUNY BA Scholarship Applications Now Available

We are now accepting applications for several scholarships. Applications/instructions are available online, and the submission deadline for all scholarships is September 30, 2013 at 5pm, no exceptions. All letters of recommendation must be received by this date as well.

There will be a Scholarship Question and Answer Session on September 10th, 2013 at 5pm in Room 8400 at the Graduate Center if you have questions.

The Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowship

Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowships are funded through a donation by Mr. Thomas W. Smith to recognize academic excellence. Awards are renewable each semester as long as the recipient is making sufficient progress toward completing the degree.

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 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. One Memorial Scholarship will be awarded this Fall.

Steven Suthiana, B.S. 2009, (Psychology of Human Sexuality) is an alumnus of CUNY BA and a former Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellow. Mr. Suthiana has designated a $500 award for a current CUNY BA student whose degree focuses on LGBTQ Studies or who is otherwise working to advance LGBTQ causes.


Contact Sarah Fajardo at sfajardo@gc.cuny.edu with any questions or concerns.