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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.

St. George's Scholarship Opportunity

Hunter has partnered with the St. George's Society to assist high-achieving students who are unable to complete their final year of undergraduate study due to financial hardship. The Society awards scholarships of $2,000 to $10,000 per academic year to students of British and Commonwealth origin.

Click here to download the application [pdf].

Deadline: November 3
Time: 5:00 pm
Place: Room 1132, East Building

For more information, please contact Chris Aviles at (212) 396-6846, email, or visit our website.


Scholarship for Mature, Resilient Women

Hunter College seeks nominees for a scholarship established for mature, resilient women. The awards ($10,000 each) will be given to women over the age of 35 who have faced and overcome adversity and now, after an interruption in their education, have resumed the pursuit of their first Associate or Bachelor degree. Applicants must demonstrate noteworthy promise and resilience in the face of challenges. Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to helping others and to making a difference in their community, large or small, when their own career goals are achieved. Financial need is not the primary determining factor in the selection of recipients, although true financial need should be in evidence.

Eligible applicants must:

  • be 35 years old by December 1, 2016 (birth date no later than December 1, 1981)
  • attend college on a campus within New York City
  • reside in New York City
  • be pursuing her FIRST Associate or Bachelor Degree, have earned at least 12 credits in good standing
  • have attended a college in New York City during the 2014-2015 academic year and be enrolled for at least 6 credits in the 2016-2017 academic year
  • have at least 9 credits to complete graduation requirements after June 2017
  • If completing an Associate degree within the academic year, she must provide evidence of intention to continue to a Bachelor degree program.
  • Awardee must complete her second semester (6 or more credits) within twelve months of receiving the Award, i.e., by July, 2018.

Applicant must submit an official transcript with her application. Candidate may be required to submit a second official transcript for spring semester 2017.

Applicant must submit two personal essays of no more than 500 words each, one addressing her personal history and one addressing her career goals and motivation. Both topics are described below:

  1. Personal history, challenges, obstacles (other than financial) that she has overcome while pursuing an education, and general academic record as an indication of noteworthy leadership promise. (Financial need will be addressed separately.)
  2. Career goals and motivation. If appropriate, include any meaningful involvement, as well as any leadership experience, in community service, art, athletics, business, science, or other extracurricular activities.

Applicant must also submit a separate brief financial statement describing her present and anticipated financial situation. Please state how receiving this Award will help and how applicant would wish to use the funds from the Award.

Deadline: Friday, November 4
Time: 11:59 pm

To further discuss this opportunity or to seek nomination for the scholarship by Hunter College, please contact Theoni Angelopoulos at (212) 772-4926 or email


Get Paid to Pursue Your Love of the Arts this Summer!

Are you a student with a demonstrated interest in dance, theater, music, art, or art history? If you are from an underrepresented racial or ethnic background, the Hunter Mellon Arts Fellowship Program can help you explore your passion. Successful applicants will receive a $4,200 stipend for a summer internship in the arts as well as mentorship, professional development, and support for applying to graduate school.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our website.

Deadline: Tuesday, November 15

For more information, please contact the Hunter Mellon Arts Fellowship Program at or visit our website.


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 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!

Deadline: Friday, November 18

For information about the application process, contact us at


$500 Scholarships to Study in Australia this Winter!

The Office of Education Abroad offers January intersession programs in Australia (as well as six other countries). Fifteen $500 scholarships are now available for Hunter students who study abroad in the Australia Today program!

Deadline: Monday, November 1

For more information, please contact Education Abroad Office at (212) 772-4983, email, or visit our website.


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.


Scholarship Opportunities Database

Find the scholarship that's right for you at Funding for US Study Online. This resource is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships, and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funding for US Study includes funding programs for all levels of post-secondary study across the full range of academic areas. Some scholarships are available to international students.

Search for scholarships at


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.