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Eligibility

All Hunter College juniors and seniors are eligible to apply, regardless of major. To qualify, you must meet the following criteria:

  • be within 45 credits of graduation when you start the program
  • be enrolled as a student for the full academic year of the program
  • have an overall GPA of at least 3.0
  • submit two recommendations, at least one from a Hunter College faculty member

Participants are selected based on their motivation, leadership potential, maturity level, academic performance, communication skills and demonstrated interest in public service.

Application Process

Submit the 2014 application form with short essays on your interest in public service. Complete applications must include transcripts from all colleges you have attended and two (2) written recommendations, one from a Hunter College faculty member and one other professional or academic reference.

A select group of applicants will be invited to interview with the director. Final selections will be made after the interview process.

When to Apply

Rolling applications are accepted throughout the year. Students who wish to apply in the fall must ensure that we have their transcript(s) by the end of the fall semester.

The application deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is Friday, March 7, 2014. No application for 2014-2015 will be accepted after this date.

Information Session

Do you want to learn more about becoming a Public Service Scholar? Join us for an Information Session Wednesday, February 5, 2014 1:10-2:30 PM, Room W415. Current Public Service Scholars, the program director and staff will provide more detailed information and answer your questions.

Please contact the PSSP office . Office hours are Mondays, 4-6pm and Wednesdays, 1-3pm. if you would like more information about the program or application process.

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