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School of Education

Scholarships & Awards

The School of Education is pleased to announce the scholarships and awards available for Education majors and minors for the 2013-2014 academic year. Please take a moment to review the requirements of the list below. If you meet all the requirements of a particular scholarship or award, we invite you to submit an application. You may apply for up to two (2) scholarships as you qualify for; award reviews and decisions are made by the School of Education Scholarship Committee.

Please note that some of the scholarships and awards listed, are available only through faculty nomination, you will not be able to apply for these scholarships on your own. You may, however, contact a faculty member through the application link below to ask that s/he support a nomination on your behalf; the choice to do so rests with the faculty member.

To apply, click the Application link below after identifying the scholarship/s and/or award/s for which you meet the criteria. Follow the instructions on the application form to complete and submit the application.

Open Application Period: March 18th through April 6th, 2014


Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59pm on April 6th, 2014.

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP/AWARD

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS


THE JUDGE HUBERT T. DELANY SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00
  • Must be a senior (90 credits or more)
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be a resident of the greater Harlem community
  • Must have a desire to pursue graduate studies in education at The City College
  • Application for graduate admissions must be on file with admissions office

THE JACOB HOLMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Tuition for 2 semesters up to 24 credits total
(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)
  • Must be a senior (90 credits or more)
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be committed to teaching in the New York City public school system
  • Must have a desire to pursue graduate studies in education at The City College
  • Application for graduate admissions must be on file with admissions office
  • Must demonstrate financial need


THE DR. HOWARD WEXLER SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION - Tuition Support up to $3,300.00
(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)

  • Must be a declared Major in Education
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to teach in the New York City Education System
  • Must demonstrate financial need

THE BERNARD & SUSAN MENDIK EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00

  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be a declared major/minor in Education
  • Must be a resident of the South Bronx if possible, any other section of the Bronx next, or from any of the other boroughs of NYC if necessary.
  • Must demonstrate an intention to work

THE DR. ABRAHAM E. KLEIN '33 SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00
(Scholarship awarded in Fall 2
014)
  • Must be a junior (must have earned 60-90 credits)
  • Must be on track to be a Math major planning to teach
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Award presented at the Annual Alumni Dinner

THE WINIFRED AND JOSEPH FEMIANI SCHOLARSHIP $750.00
(Scholarship awarded in Fall 2014)

  • Must be a sophomore (must have earned 30-60 credits)
  • Must be an Education major
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Award presented at the Annual Alumni Dinner

THE REUBEN FUCHS '33 & RUTH FUCHS SCHOLARSHIP $1,000.00
(Scholarship awarded in Fall 2014)

  • Must be a junior (must have earned 60-90 credits)
  • Must be a Secondary Science Major
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Award presented at the Annual Alumni Dinner

THE EDUCATION ALUMNI GROUP AWARD $1,000.00

(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)
  • Must be an upper junior (must have earned 75-90 credits)
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Award presented at the Annual Education Alumni Dinner


THE LUCY GORDON EDUCATIONAL ALUMNI AWARD $1,000.00

(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)

  • Must be an upper junior (must have earned 75-90 credits)
  • Must have demonstrated leadership and service to the community
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Award presented at the Annual Education Alumni Dinner


THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AFFILIATE GROUP SCHOLARSHIP (23 CLASSES) $1,000.00

(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)

  • Must be a sophomore or junior (must have earned 30 - 90 credits)
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be an Secondary Education - Art Education student
  • Must demonstrate financial need


THE ANDREW G. DONALDSON SCHOLARSHIP $500.00

  • Must be a sophomore or junior (must have earned 30 - 90 credits)
  • Must be an Education Major
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Must be committed to motivating urban, economically disadvantaged youngsters to achieve
  • Must be willing to work in Harlem or similar urban community schools
  • Must demonstrate financial need

THE DANIEL HOWARD DANIELS SCHOLARSHIP  $1,250.00

(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)
  • Must be a full time, upper junior student (must have earned 75-90cr)
  • Must be an Education Major
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate financial need

THE DR. HAROLD KOBLINER TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIP - Cost of textbooks for one semester
(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)
  • Must be a full time student, sophomore or above (must have earned 30 credits or more)
  • Must be an Education Major
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must have obtained a diploma through the NYC Public School system
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must live in NYC

FACULTY NOMINATIONS ONLY

THE LILLIAN WEBER AWARD  -  (Student Teacher)  $250.00 , (Cooperating Teacher)   $250.00
  • For a student teacher and cooperating teacher who, by working together, contributed to the development of an environment and classroom context that supports learning
  • Please forward all recommendation letters for the Lillian Weber Award to Dr. Bruce Billig: bbillig@ccny.cuny.edu
THE IRWIN AND RUTH FLEISCHNER SCHOLARSHIP (UNDERGRADUATE TUITION)
(Scholarship awarded Spring 2014)
  • Must be a senior (90 credits or more)
  • Must be admitted to the Secondary English or Social Studies Education Program
  • Must have and maintain a GPA of 3.0 overall, with a 3.5 average in their major field  English or History 
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be committed to teaching English or Social Studies in a NYC secondary school
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay describing their desire to teach English or Social Studies

THE JOSEPH SCHUR MATHEMATICS PRIZE $500.00
(Scholarship awarded Spring 2014(2 students) & Fall 2014(1 student) )

  • Must be admitted to the Secondary Mathematics Education Program
  • Must have a minimum a GPA of 3.0
  • Must be committed to teaching Mathematics in a NYC secondary school
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay describing their desire to teach English or Social Studies

GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

THE DR. HOWARD WEXLER SCHOLARSHIP IN EDUCATION - Tuition Support up to $3,300.00
(Scholarship awarded Fall 2014)

  • Must be a declared Major in Education  
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to teach in the New York City Education System
  • Must demonstrate financial need

THE JACOB HOLMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – Tuition for 2 semesters up to 12 credits total
  • Must be in your first year of graduate studies
  • Must be committed to teaching in the New York City public school system
  • Must demonstrate financial need

THE DR. HAROLD KOBLINER TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIP – Cost of textbooks for one semester
  • Must be a full time student
  • Must be an education major
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must have obtained a diploma through the NYC Public School system
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must live in NYC

FACULTY NOMINATIONS ONLY

CERTIFICATE FOR THE GRADUATE PROGRAM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD – $100.00
  • Must demonstrate outstanding professionalism and leadership  

LIFE-LONG LEARNER AWARD (Early Childhood Education) – $100
  • Must demonstrate commitment to children and child-centered teaching

THE BERTRAM EPSTEIN MEMORIAL AWARD – $500.00
  • Demonstrate excellence in research

THE FRANCES BLUMENTHAL MEMORIAL AWARD – $500.00
  • Demonstrate excellence in research

LIFE-LONG LEARNER AWARD (Early Childhood Education) – $100
  • Must demonstrate commitment to children and child-centered teaching

THE EDWARD W. STITT MEMORIAL FUND – $500.00
  • Demonstrate excellence in research

THE DAVID J. FOX MEMORIAL AWARD - $100.00
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Demonstrate excellence in research

CERTIFICATE FOR THE EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – $100
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must demonstrate leadership and service to the community

THE PATRICIA BLACK EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD - $1,000
  • Must be enrolled in Educational Leadership Program
  • Must demonstrate leadership ability
  • Must have 3.0 GPA or above

THE DR. JOYCE COPPIN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000.00
  • Must be enrolled in Educational Leadership Program
  • Must demonstrate leadership ability
  • Must have 3.0 GPA or above

THE LILLIAN WEBER AWARD - (Student Teacher) $250.00 (Cooperating Teacher) $250.00

  • For a student teacher and cooperating teacher who, by working together, contributed to the development of an environment and classroom context that supports learning
  • Please forward all recommendation letters for the Lillian Weber Award to Dr. Bruce Billig: bbillig@ccny.cuny.edu


THE IRWIN AND RUTH FLEISCHNER SCHOLARSHIP (GRADUATE TUITION)
(Scholarship awarded Spring 2014)

  • Must be admitted to the Secondary English or Social Studies Education Program
  • Must have and maintain a GPA of 3.3
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be committed to teaching  English or Social Studies in a NYC secondary school
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay describing their desire to teach English or Social Studies


THE JOSEPH SCHUR MATHEMATICS PRIZE $500.00
(Scholarship awarded Spring 2014(2 students) & Fall 2014 (1 student))

  • Must be admitted to the Secondary Mathematics Education Program
  • Must have a minimum a GPA of 3.0
  • Must be committed to teaching Mathematics in a NYC secondary school
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay describing their desire to teach English or Social Studies