Barbara Price Scholarship (For First-Semester CUNY BA Students)

We are pleased to offer the Barbara Price Scholarship to support first-semester CUNY BA students. This is a one-time award of $2,500.


To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • be a first-semester student of the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program
  • have a GPA of at least 3.00 at the time of admission
  • have completed at least 30 credits
  • enroll in a minimum of 6 credits in their first semester with the program

Award Details

This is a one-time award of $2,500 and previous recipients may not re-apply.


Applications are accepted during the first months of the Fall and Spring semesters. Notifications of awards are sent out in the months of October for the Fall semester and March for the Spring semester. A link to the application will be posted on this page when the application is open.

When submitting your application, please make sure your responses are substantial and well thought out. Answer each question as accurately as possible. Carefully consider your answers and make sure you proofread before submitting your application. Also please note the character limits on the form. You are encouraged to compose your responses in a separate document and copy and paste them into the online form.

Applicants are required to provide a recommender’s information in the online application. Your recommender should be a faculty member that knows you and your work well. Once your application is submitted your recommender will receive an automated online recommendation form that must be completed as soon as possible. It is your responsibility to follow up with your recommender and ensure that they submit the online recommendation form.  

Apply Here

The application for the Spring 2024 semester is open here. The deadline to apply is February 29th.