Scholarships

Scholarship Applications

Applications for the following awards are now open; they have a deadline of October 2nd: The Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowship, The Memorial Scholarship for Students in Social Work, Human Services, Health or Education, The Sheila and Helena O’Donoghue Award, The Anne Duncan Somsen Memorial Fund, The Barbara Sproul Scholarship, The Dora and Seymour Rosen Memorial Scholarship

CUNY Baccalaureate students apply for financial aid through their home colleges. In addition, the program offers a number of scholarships exclusively for CUNY BA students and graduates, as well as general resources on finding external funding.

The program is pleased to offer the following scholarships, subject to the availability of funding.

These scholarships, funded by a variety of donors, are exclusively for students enrolled in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies. Students who meet the basic eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply for these scholarships, as well as scholarships and awards available at their CUNY home colleges and through external organizations.

Newly admitted students who want to apply for any of these scholarships are encouraged to submit their Area of Concentration form(s) by the scholarship application deadline. Students with 90 or more credits must have a graduation audit before the scholarship application deadline.

Prior to submitting your application, we highly recommend that you review your CUNY BA transcript in the self service area of CUNYfirst to be sure it is up-to-date.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is handled for CUNY BA students at the home colleges. CUNY BA students follow the same procedures as other CUNY students when applying for and accepting financial aid. Students are responsible for knowing and abiding by all terms, responsibilities and agreements…

Frequently Asked Questions about Scholarships

Please find below some frequently asked questions regarding  CUNY Baccalaureate scholarships. Do you have suggestions for how to approach a faculty member for a recommendation? Expand Provide a faculty member with information about the scholarship that you’re applying for, information…
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