Financing Your Education

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Grants and Scholarships

Payment Plans

 
Students may apply for installment plans on open courses tuitioned $500 or above.  Payment plans do not apply to online registrations. If interested please click on the following link: Payment Plan Guidelines.

The Career Success/Helena Rubenstein Scholarship 

The Career Success Scholarship fund was created, through an endowment from the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, in 2011; and, is aimed at supporting students in continuing education certificate programs. It is open to individuals who seek to advance their careers through education and training -especially those who are unemployed or seeking a career change, and who do not have access to other sources of funding that can pay for tuition and fees. This scholarship does not support current or future degree program studies.

Candidates that possess an Associate’s Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree are only eligible to apply if they meet the criteria below and submit proof of when they graduated:
Five or more years have past since the student applicant graduated with their Associate's and/or Bachelor's degree.

The Scholarship:
Covers up to 90% of tuition only (students are responsible for all fees, exam fees, and other expenses)

Is awarded for programs that prepare individuals for jobs where there are currently open positions

Application Period is Currently Closed.

Please Visit: https://www.cuny.edu/academics/cpe/helena-rubinstein-scholarship/

 

Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals With Disabilities - ACCES-VR (formerly VESID)

Vouchers are accepted for certificate training programs. More information and requirements for these, can be found on the Acces-VR Website.


Financial Assistance

Speak to your employer or union representative to request information regarding available funds for continuing education expenses. Many employers and unions provide tuition reimbursement or funding.