The following information about funding opportunities may be helpful. Eligibility for these programs varies, as does the type of assistance available. The Programs in Bilingual Education & TESOL do not have further information about these opportunities. The list is not exhaustive. If you are aware of other opportunities, please share that information with us so we can post it here for other students.
The TEACH Grant is a federal program that
provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to graduate students.
Recipients must agree to fulfill a service obligation as a full-time
teacher in a high-needs field, at a public or private elementary or
secondary school that serves low-income families (Title
1-designated) for 4 years following conferral of the Master's degree. A
total of $8000 is allowed for graduate study. Funds are disbursed via
check to eligible recipients.
The Colin Powell Leadership Program and its New York Life Undergraduate Scholars Program offer scholarships focused on leadership and policy concerns. For more information, visit www.ccny.cuny.edu/powellNew York City Department of Education Conversion Programs (TESOL & Bilingual Education)
The NYC Department of Education offers some scholarships that may apply to the Programs in Bilingual Education & TESOL.
CCNY Financial Aid Office
City College Scholarships for Undergraduates
Students Jacqueline Cinto, Victor Velez, and Thania Taveras (not pictured) were honored at the 2007 School of Education Awards Reception.
Intensive Teacher Institute (ITI)
New York City Teaching Fellows
United Federation of Teachers
Bilingual Pupil Services (BPS)
Paraprofessionals Accelerated Transition to Teaching Program