Scholarships & Awards

City College Scholarships

The City College of New York offers a wide variety of awards, through its Schools and Departments. For Departmental Scholarships and Fellowship Programs please click the divisions link below:

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

Important Links:

External Opportunities:

This is just for informational purposes. The City College of New York does not manage the following:

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 internships and unprecedented opportunities 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 to, a $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*:

PELL Grant -
Guttman Transfer Scholarship -
NYCHA Scholarship -

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

Last Updated: 04/26/2023 11:41