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Fellowships and Scholarships

International Studies Program

Fellowships and Scholarships

Weston Fellowship/Winston Fellowship for Study Abroad
The objective of the Weston Fellowship is to provide students with an opportunity to complete an internship or Service Learning of 4-5 weeks studying, doing research, or engaging in community service programs.

- Must be a matriculated IS Major with CCNY GPA of 3.0 or more
- Two letters of recommendation
- Unofficial transcript
- one-page personal statement explaining your interest and motivation for applying for the fellowship

Application deadline:November 20 (for Fall Semester), April 20 (for Spring Semester)

Administered by: Program Administrator, International Studies Program NAC 6/293

The Colin Powell School Scholarships and Fellowships

The Colin Powell School offers a variety of fellowships for undergraduate students at the City College of New York.

General Motors Scholarship Fund

This fund is used to assist minorities and women enrolled as full-time matriculated students at the College. The stipend varies with need, and the maximum is $1,500 per year.

- U.S.citizen or Permanent resident
- Enrolled , full-time, matriculated undergraduate
- Completed 12 credits, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Making satisfactory progress towards degree
- Demonstrated financial need and self-help
- Participation in college-wide and community activities.

Application deadline: June 13 (for succeeding year).

Administered by: Vice-President for Student Affairs.

Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowships

Fellowships of up to $2,000 a year provide minority students with an opportunity to work closely with a faculty mentor and participate in special symposia and summer research internships.

Application deadline: April 15 (for succeeding year)

Administered by: City College Fellowships Office, NAC 6/316.

Belle Zeller Scholarship Trust Fund

Established by the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, this scholarship of $1,250 per year is awarded to students who demonstrate characteristics of scholarship, leadership and service.

- Fulltime CUNY undergraduate
- 16 credits at any branch of CUNY
- GPA of 3.75 or better
- Typed and completed applications
- Transcript of college work
- 4 letters of recommendation attesting to contributions to college and community (two from faculty, regarding academic performance)
- Bursar's receipt as proof of full-time enrollment

Application deadline: November 27 (for succeeding academic year).

Administered by:
Belle Zeller Scholarship Trust Fund               
25 West 43rd St, Fifth Floor
New York, N.Y. 10036.

Harry S. Truman Scholarships
This national, highly competitive scholarship awards a maximum of $7,000 annually, for up to four years, to students who will be juniors in the forthcoming academic year and who have demonstrated outstanding potential for leadership in any phase of government.

- U.S. citizen
- Full-time sophomore
- An average of at least 'B'
- Major should lead to a career in public service
- Demonstrate an interest in public service at federal, state or local level

Application deadline: December 1 ( for succeeding year).

Administered by: Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
                 712 Jackson Place N.W.
                 Washington D.C. 20006.

New York City Department of Personnel's Fellowship/Internship
The Urban Fellows Program is a nine-month program that combines work in  Mayoral offices and city agencies with an intensive seminar that explores key issues facing the city government. The fellowship carries a stipend of $20,000.

- Recent college graduates, no more than a year out of college.
- Participate full-time in the program for a year

Application deadline: January 18 (for September of that year)

Administered by: City of New York, Department of Personnel
220 Church Street, Room 424
New York, NY 10013. Tel (212)566-0430.