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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.

Petrie Emergency Funding for Students

Through the Petrie Foundation and the Division of Student Affairs, our office is able to provide financial assistance to students with short-term financial emergencies to enable them to remain in school.

Emergencies include, but are not limited to, loss of employment, death in the family, homelessness, fire in the home, evictions, medical issues, or inability to keep up with daily living expenses.


  • Student must by enrolled in classes for the semester they are requesting funding
  • Student must have a current FAFSA on file
  • Student must be in good academic standing (above a 2.0 GPA)
  • Student must not have an outstanding debt with the college
  • Grant is for personal use and therefore cannot be used to pay tuition

For more information or to apply please email: Chris Aviles at or visit room 1132 East.


John P. McNulty Scholars Program - Extended deadline

The John P. McNulty Scholars Program has extended the faculty submission. The McNulty Scholars Program aims to encourage science and math students to aspire to leadership positions across industry and academia and to support students who have a commitment to the advancement of women in math and science. 

Candidates for this program will be outstanding undergraduate women who meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time student
  • Declared major in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, mathematics/statistics, physics or psychology-neuroscience concentration
  • Starting their junior year in 2017-2018
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Demonstrated leadership in academic and/or community activities and an interest in continued leadership activities.
  • Students must be nominated by a Hunter College faculty member.

Special requirements:

All letter of recommendations must be submitted to

For more information, contact Latifa Fletcher at, or call 212-396-6963.

Deadline: Wednesday, February 22


CUNY Bec@s Scholarships

CUNY Bec@s is open to all current and prospective CUNY students regardless of immigration status or nationality. CUNY Bec@s offers scholarships that range from $4800 to $6330.

The scholarship is offered to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who meet the following criteria:

  1. Academic excellence
  2. Financial need
  3. Commitment to service in the Mexican community

To apply for the scholarship, please fill out the online application.

Deadline: Tuesday, February 28

For more information, please email at:, or call at (347) 577-4080.


Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program is Accepting Applications!

The MARC program supports and prepares underrepresented juniors and seniors for entry into biomedical and behavioral PhD programs.

MARC Student Benefits & Opportunities:

  • Prepares you for entry into PhD programs
  • Hands-on scientific research and faculty mentoring
  • Network with scientists and graduate recruiters
  • Attend conferences and present your research
  • Professional development
  • Monthly stipend of $1,028 and tuition assistance

Deadline: Monday, April 10

For more information, please visit our website or visit us in Room 313N.


Philip & Aida Siff Educational Foundation Scholarship

The Foundation plans to award ten undergraduate Hunter College students $3000 for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Applications are now available. Applicants will be considered based on academic merit and financial need.

Applicants must:

  • Be a full-time, undergraduate student who are US citizens
  • Have completed at least 24 credits at Hunter
  • Have a minimum of 3.50 GPA
  • Demonstrate significant financial need according to the Office of Financial Aid.

Download the application: Siff Application

Deadline: Thursday, April 27


Schwarzman Scholars

Applications Open in April for 2018/2019

Schwarzman Scholars is a highly-selective, fully-funded international scholarship program designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. Anchored in an 11-month professional Master's Degree in Global Affairs at Beijing's prestigious Tsinghua University, the Schwarzman Scholars experience includes unparalleled opportunities in and outside of the classroom, including extensive leadership training, a network of senior mentors, practical training/internships, and travel seminars around China. The program takes place at the state‐of‐the‐art Schwarzman College, where Scholars will engage in a dynamic core curriculum concentrating in public policy, international studies, or business and economics. The program is open to students and young professionals up to 28 years old of any citizenship who are proficient in English and have obtained an undergraduate degree.

The online application will open in April 2017 and close in September 2017.

For more information about the upcoming application process, visit


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