Scholarships & Awards (partial list)


Due to the current health crisis the Office of Admissions is working remotely. Please direct any Scholarship inquiries to your home department. 

Fall 2021 City College Online Scholarship Application

The scholarship application for the next academic year will be open in Spring 2021. All complete applications will be reviewed for available scholarships for the Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 school year.


1) Current CCNY students MUST complete the online scholarship application with your CCNY email address using the portal login below.

2) Please DO NOT create an account with a non-CCNY email address as it will not be reviewed. You should only have one account/application in the system.

3) In order to be considered for the greatest number of funds possible, it is required that you complete this general application. If you are interested in applying for departmental scholarships, then you must select those scholarships from the list at the start of the application. Once you submit the general application you will be presented with the short but applicable departmental scholarship application(s) you may have selected.

4) Note: You are required to submit the general application FIRST in order to access the departmental applications.

To apply as a NEW incoming Freshmen or Transfer, please CLICK HERE.

To apply as a continuing CCNY student, please login with your CCNY email credentials:
CCNY Email Username:
(Do not include "")
CCNY Email Password:

Departmental Scholarships and Fellowship Programs:

Note:  Letters of Recommendation are due one week after the application deadline date for all the applications above except for any of the Powell Fellowships.

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 and speak to the program advisor:

Susanna Yurick
Associate Director
City College Honors Center


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

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

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