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For information about Hunter College scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office, visit their scholarships page, or visit the Division of Student affairs scholarships page.

Are You Interested in Earning a PhD?

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is still recruiting Hunter College juniors interested in obtaining doctoral degrees. Accepted students have the opportunity to attend paid summer research opportunity programs and participate in numerous activities throughout the year. Program participants may receive a stipend up to $2,800 per academic year upon successful completion of stated activities and goals.

The program also provides assistance with graduate application preparation, faculty mentoring, opportunities for research presentation at various conferences, and scholarship and fellowship applications. Program participants will visit numerous university campuses and meet graduate admissions officials. Free Graduate Record Examination (GRE) preparation workshops are also offered to accepted students.

Please see our upcoming recruitment events with representatives from NYU and Columbia grad schools.

There will also be upcoming program visits to Yale, UPenn and Stony Brook!

Extended Deadline: Saturday, December 31

For information about the application process, contact us at


BP-ENDURE Scholarship Program at Hunter College and NYU

The BP-ENDURE program is designed to encourage and prepare undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to enter into and succeed in PhD programs in the neurosciences. The program has partnered with other prestigious institutions to enrich students' experiences. Throughout the year, students conduct research at Hunter or NYU. During the summer, students are placed at either NYU, Brown University, University of Michigan, or Vanderbilt University. BP-ENDURE students get a monthly stipend, professional development, graduate school application assistance and funds to attend a national conference.


  • Sophomores or juniors that are: first-generation college students and/or economically disadvantaged and/or have a documented disability.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Be committed to applying to a PhD program in a neuroscience-related area.

Deadline: Sunday, January 31, 2017

For more information, please contact us at, visit our website, or find us in room 311, North Building.


Leo S. Rowe Fund for International Students

The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS). The Fund helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies or research by awarding interest-free loans of up to $15,000.

How to Apply:
Please visit the OAS website for more information. Applications are accepted and reviewed year-round.

Apply Now

For more information, please call the International Students Office at (212) 772-4864, email or visit our website.


If your program, event or opportunity for Hunter students is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, please submit your announcement here.