Scholarships and Awards

Dear Students,

I invite you to apply for the 2019-2020 CWE Awards and Scholarships. In addition to the
practical financial benefit, an award or scholarship strengthens your résumé considerably for
potential employers and graduate school.

This booklet describes this year’s awards, submission criteria, and application guidelines.

This year, you will be able to apply online :

Please note the March 8, 2020 closing date. Students who are in good standing
can apply. DACA, refugee, undocumented and F1 Student Visa students can apply. Many
awards are open to students who finish in Fall 2019 and those graduating in Summer 2020.
Sophia Demetriou, CWE’s Student Affairs Executive Director, will be holding in-person
Information Sessions. Please lookout for the dates. You can also contact her with
questions to . Should you have any queries for the Awards and
Scholarship Committee, you can send them to

I look forward to celebrating your accomplishments at our Awards Ceremony in May 2020!

Carlos Aguasaco
Acting Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences


The deadline for submission of all applications is
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2020.

In general, current CWE undergraduate students in good standing are eligible to apply. Students who complete their studies in Fall 2019 and those completing studies in Spring2019 are eligible for many awards. Graduate students are eligible only for the Blum Award.

1.) All applications must be submitted through the new online system:

2.) For awards requiring faculty or staff nominations or reference letters, ask your recommender to submit their letters via this link:

3.) All applications require a résumé, and we will access your transcript for GPA eligibility.

4.) Awards based on financial need require a current filed FAFSA or equivalent to demonstrate need.

5.) You may apply for as many awards/scholarships as you wish; however, each award or scholarship may require its own online application materials.

Please note the following:
• Please follow the submission requirements for each application carefully.
• You cannot submit multiple entries for the same award.
• You must use your Citymail address on your application(s).
• We will access your transcripts to verify your GPA eligibility.

6.) Final award amounts may vary occasionally from those listed in this booklet. In some cases, awards/scholarships may be divided among applicants.

7.) All winners will be notified via Citymail prior to the start of Summer/Fall
registration (typically mid to late April 2020). All winners should plan to attend the Awards Ceremony in May 2020.

8.) Scholarships will apply to Fall 2020 tuition.

NOTE: Receipt of an award/scholarship may affect the amount of any state and federal aid for which you are eligible. In addition, if you owe money to the College, your award/scholarship will be applied to your outstanding balance.

Scholarship & Awards Info Sessions

Wednesday, February 5th Room 7-33

Tuesday, February 11th Room 7-19

Thursday, February 20th Room 7-52

Time: 5:10pm-5:50pm