For year-round listings of private and governmental scholarships, please visit the Hunter College Grants Guide. For information about Hunter College scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office or visit their scholarships page.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open and soliciting applicants for the 2015 program. The NSF expects to award 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships under this program solicitation pending availability of funds.
- Three years of funding during a five-year fellowship period
- Stipend of $32,000 awarded to fellow
- $12,000 cost-of-education allowance for the graduate degree-granting institution
Monday, November 3
- Social Sciences
- STEM Education and Learning
Tuesday, November 4
- Life Sciences
Thursday, November 6
All reference letters must be received by 8:00 pm, Eastern Time.
For deadline details, visit http://bit.ly/NSFGRFP2014deadlines.
For specific eligibility requirements visit http://bit.ly/NSFGFP2014elig. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/NSFGRFP2014gen. For questions related to the application process or requirements, contact the Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center at email@example.com or call toll-free 866.673.4737. For other research opportunities visit http://bit.ly/1zXyQuM.
Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship Information Sessions
Are you a first or second year student and interested in an exceptional internship experience which offers seminars, cultural experience and mentoring? This program gives promising and accomplished freshmen and sophomores on-the-job learning that will provide opportunities for leadership and personal growth. The Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship offers students the opportunity for paid internships of $5,000- $6,000 for three consecutive summers.
Fellows will explore work in nonprofit organizations, government service, private enterprise and a summer abroad. The internship will be developed in consultation with the Fellow in terms of the Fellow's growing interests. Seminars and cultural events complete the Watson experience. Candidates must be no older than 21 years old as of March l, 2015 and must be a US citizen or green card holder.
Campus Deadline: Thursday, January 15, 2015.
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Date: Friday, November 21
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am
Place: The Sylvia E. Fishman Student Center, 417 West Building
Do You Want to Work for the Betterment of the Environment?
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation offers scholarships to sophomores and juniors and who have demonstrated their commitment to public service and have the potential to make significant contributions to the environment, conservation issues, and related fields. This national scholarship program provides a scholarship of up to $5,000 and provides the opportunity to meet and work with a national network of environmental leaders.
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship applicants must contact Office of Prestigious Scholarships for access to online application.
Campus Deadline: Monday, December 1
For more information, please contact Myrna Fader at the Office of Prestigious Scholarships at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$34,000 Beinecke Scholarship
The Beinecke Scholarship Program has invited Hunter College to nominate one student for a $34,000 scholarship to use towards a master's or doctoral degree in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Doctoral degrees are preferred and professional school programs are not favored by the Beinecke selection committee
The competition is open to juniors who expect to receive a baccalaureate degree between January 2016 and August 2016. Demonstrated high academic achievement, US citizenship, and a history of receiving need-based financial aid are among the criteria.
Campus Deadline: Monday, December 1
For more information or to apply, please contact Myrna Fader at email@example.com.
$10,000 Women's Forum of New York Education Award
Applications are now available for women thirty-five years and older who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. The purpose of the Women's Forum Education Award is to encourage mature women to realize their own potential and to contribute significantly to their communities. How one has overcome adversity is a major factor in the selection process. Students must be enrolled for at least six credits and have at least nine credits to complete after June 2015.
Deadline: Monday, December 1
For more information, please visit firstname.lastname@example.org. or http://www.womensforumny.org/index.cfm/education-fund/.
Are you committed to Human Rights and Social Justice?
Humanity in Action Fellowship
The Humanity in Action Foundation (HIA) brings together international groups of Fellows to study minority rights and produce research exploring how and why individuals and societies have resisted intolerance and protected democratic values. Separate programs will take place in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris and Warsaw. Fellows will meet with local leaders, journalists, human rights and advocates and produce original research exploring how and why individuals and societies, past and present, have resisted intolerance and protected democratic values. This fellowship runs from May 25 to June 30, 2015.
The program is open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors and recent graduates. Students of all academic disciplines, interests and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Fellows are selected on the basis of leadership potential, academic achievement, the willingness to work with others, and a commitment to human rights and social justice.
Deadline: Friday, January 9, 2015
BP-ENDURE Scholarship Program at Hunter College
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 institutions to enrich students' experiences.
Throughout the year, BP-ENDURE students conduct research at Hunter or NYU. During the summer, students are placed at NYU, Brown University, University of Michigan, or Vanderbilt University. Students get a monthly stipend and health benefits.
- Sophomore or Juniors who are first-generation college students
- And/or economically disadvantaged
- And/or have a documented disability
- Committed to applying to a Ph.D. program in a neuroscience-related area
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 and up
Deadline: Saturday, January 31, 2015
For more information, please contact Cynthia Rojas, BP-ENDURE Program Administrator, at email@example.com.
For additional information, visit us in Room 311, North Building, or visit our web site.
Frank Bonilla Fellowship for Puerto Rican Studies
This fellowship at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College supports the advancement of the ﬁeld of Puerto Rican Studies in honor of the legacy of Dr. Frank Bonilla (1925-2010). Frank Bonilla Fellows receive a stipend of up to $1000.
Open to current Hunter undergraduate and graduate students who express a strong interest and conduct research in Puerto Rican Studies.
How to Apply:
Students for this category will submit a current CV/resumé, a one-page proposal on a topic related to Puerto Rican Studies, and commit to work with researchers at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies or with faculty afﬁliated with the Puerto Rican/Latino Studies Sequence of the Department of Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies at Hunter College. Near the end of each semester, submissions for the best research papers will be reviewed.
A selection committee will evaluate proposals and research papers and make a determination for the awards. Students are eligible to receive only one of the awards.
Submit your proposal and CV/resumé to Centro Associate Director José de Jesús at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015 (for Spring 2015)
For more information, please contact José deJesús at email@example.com
Looking for More Scholarships?
Check Out the Hunter College Grants Guide
There are thousands of external scholarships in addition to those offered by Hunter College, and students may wish to do their own internet searches. Scholarships, fellowships, and grants can provide more than money; they may offer prestige and educational opportunities.
For year-round listings of private and governmental scholarships, please visit the Hunter College Grants Guide. For information about Hunter College scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office or visit their Scholarships page.