Scholarships & Awards

City College Scholarships

The City College of New York offers a wide variety of awards, through its Schools and Departments. To apply for the opportunities below, reach out to the corresponding Department directly

Departmental Scholarships and Fellowship Programs:

Important: Admitted Macaulay Honors College and Excelsior are not eligible to receive other campus-based scholarships.

Note:  Letters of Recommendation are due one week after the application deadline.

Other Opportunities:

The Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

A Program of the Thomas J. Watson Foundation

The Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship is a three year program that provides funded summer internship and unprecedented opportunites to promising undergraduate students from 12 New York City partner colleges. As a Watson Fellow, you are provided with annual funding of $5,000, $6,000 and $7,000, in addition $2,000 Discovery Fund to develop your personal, professional, and cultural potential.

To learn more visit www.watson.foundation/fellowships/jk and speak to the program advisor:

Susanna Yurick
Associate Director
City College Honors Center
syurick@ccny.cuny.edu
212-650-5892

Department of Music:  The Sweet Basil Jazz Club Scholarship

The Sweet Basil Jazz Cluub Scholarship will be awarded in its entirety ($10,000) to one student for the 2022-2023 academic year.  This scholarship supports all education-related expenses, including, but not limited to tuition, fees, books & materials, and personal expenses for the student while attending the City College of New York. If the selected student is over-subscribed on financial aid, any remaining balance may be given to the student as a stipend to cover any additional, unmet, related education expense. The Sweet Basil Jazz Club Scholarship is for an undergraduate student applying to major in Jazz Studies - performance, composition, etc. 

TheDream.U.S.

TheDream.US provides college scholarships of up to $25,000 to DREAMers to help cover tuition, fees, books, supplies and transportation for two-year or four-year degrees.CUNY is proud to be a Partner of TheDream.US.For more information, visit TheDream.US.

National scholarships are highly competitive awards that provide support for a range of academic opportunities, including study abroad, language learning, and graduate study. In addition to a high GPA, these programs seek students with research, service, and leadership experiences.  For more information, click here.

For information for undocumented students, please visit https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/we-are-one-ccny/financial-aidscholarships

For information on EXTERNAL scholarships, please refer to the links below*:

PELL Grant - https://studentaid.gov/understand-aid/types/grants/pell#how-apply
Guttman Transfer Scholarship - https://www.cuny.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/guttman-transfer-scholarship/
NYCHA Scholarship - https://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ovsa/scholarships/nycha/

We have created a Useful Scholarship Links page to help you with your scholarship search. Click here to view the list.

Last Updated: 09/02/2022 17:04