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Student Support Services Program (SSSP)

Grants and Scholarships

The Charlotte and Dr. Arthur Zitrin ('38) Scholarship

The generosity of the the Charlotte and Arthur Zitrin Foundation enables us to award scholarships of $5,000 to up to five SSSP students each year. During the term of their awards, Charlotte and Dr. Arthur Zitrin ('38) Scholars serve as tutors and mentors, providing essential academic support and guidance to their peers. Zitrin Scholars also serve in leadership roles within the SSSP and City College communities.

The application for 2015-16 will be available during Spring 2015. Eligibility criteria are listed below for those planning to apply. 

  • Matriculated, full-time Student Support Services student
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 and a GPA of at least 3.0 for the past two semesters
  • Completed at least 61 credits and declared a major
Grant Aid

Grant Aid in amounts up to $1,000 is available to eligible SSSP students with unmet financial need. SSSP students should contact their counselors for more information about Grant Aid. Eligibility criteria are listed below. 

  • Matriculated, full-time Student Support Services student
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5
  • Must attend three SSSP workshops
  • Recipient of Pell award in semester you apply
  • Unmet financial need
  • Counselor's recommendation