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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 of 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.

How to Apply:
Students who are interested in applying to the McNair Scholars Program should contact us at mcnairprogram@hunter.cuny.edu in order to obtain information related to the application process.

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Hunter College Noyce Science Scholar Program

Are you interested in being an innovative science teacher? Become a Hunter Science Noyce Scholar by majoring in one of the sciences and applying to the School of Education's BA/MA programs in adolescent education. Receive up to $30,000 in scholarship and additional program supports.

For more information, contact Professor Jeanne Weiler at jweiler@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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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.

Qualifications:

  • 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 ca748@hunter.cuny.edu, or visit room 1132 East.

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Schwarzman Scholars

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.

Online application will close in September 2017

For more information about the upcoming application process, visit schwarzmanscholars.org.

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