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

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.

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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.

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


Are You Interested in Graduate School? Apply to the McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is currently recruiting Hunter juniors who are interested in obtaining doctoral degrees. Accepted students have the opportunity to attend paid summer research programs and participate in a variety of activities throughout the year. Participants may receive a modest stipend per academic year, upon successful completion of stated activities and goals.

The program provides graduate school and scholarship/fellowship application assistance, faculty mentoring and conference research presentation opportunities. Program participants visit university campuses and meet graduate admissions officials. Also offered to students: free Graduate Record Examination (GRE) preparation workshops, graduate application fee waivers, and GRE fee reductions.

This year, students were accepted to numerous universities for graduate studies, including Yale, Cornell, Columbia, UCLA, UC Davis, Ohio State University, CUNY Graduate Center, University of Chicago, Northwestern, University of Connecticut, and many others!

How to Apply:
Interested students should contact us at to obtain information about the application process.

Apply Early!

Deadline: Friday, September 9


U.S. Student Fulbright Program Grant

The Fulbright Grant affords undergraduate and current graduate students the opportunity to study, work, and live in the country of their choice for one year. Hunter students have gone on to study anthropology in Thailand, religion in Germany, art in the Philippines; students can work in a non-governmental organization in Malawi, or teach English in Turkey, Germany, and Argentina, among many other countries.

How to Apply:
Please visit the Fulbright website for application information and instructions.

Deadline: Saturday, September 10

For more information, please contact Myrna Fader by email at or visit our website.


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