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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.


Public Service Fellows Program, Washington, DC

This program offered by the Partnership for Public Service is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates to contribute to the Partnership’s mission while developing valuable professional skills.

Fellows work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment; their responsibilities often include event planning and execution, conducting research, writing and preparing correspondence, and conducting outreach to external partners, such as government agencies and colleges and universities. Additionally, there is time allocated to support the organization by taking shifts to staff the front desk and assisting other teams as needed.

The fellows program also incorporates opportunities for professional and personal growth through workshops and trainings specifically geared toward students and young professionals.

• Full-time fellows with an undergraduate or graduate degree will receive a $1000 per month stipend.
• Full-time fellows who are currently undergraduate students will receive an $800 per month stipend.
• Part-time fellow stipends will be pro-rated accordingly.

Deadline for September – December, 2014: July 18

Deadline for January – May, 2015: October 30

For more information, please contact or visit our web site at



Hunter/HHMI offers economically disadvantaged undergraduate biology majors the opportunity to work in a faculty member's research lab at Hunter College as Hunter/HHMI Undergraduate Scholars.

Hunter/HHMI also offers two summer research internships for undergraduate Biology majors: the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA, and the Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory on Long Island.

Deadline: Friday, August 1

For more information, please contact Dan Kleinman at, or visit


Loans for Undergrads Who Are Single Parents

You may be eligible for a low-interest Gertrude Goldstein Orcutt Loan for Hunter students with dependent children.

Hunter College is currently accepting applications for Gertrude Goldstein Orcutt Loans. These loans, which have a very low rate of interest, are available to eligible undergraduate Hunter College students. Eligibility requirements include, but are not limited to: having a 2014-2015 FAFSA on file, born in New York State, current resident of New York State, and being a single parent to dependent children. To apply for this loan or get more information about it, applicants should visit the Office of Financial Aid, Hunter North 2nd Floor.

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For more information, please contact Office of Financial Aid, Hunter North, 2nd Floor


The JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program is Recruiting

Scholarships and Paid Internships are Available for the 2014 - 2015 Academic Year

If you're a sophomore and you meet the requirements below, consider applying to the JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars Program. This is a two-year program.

The selected Scholars will receive generous tuition assistance scholarships, a paid internship placement in the summer of 2015, and access to special events and dedicated workshops at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. Generously funded by the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women, JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholars are of all backgrounds, and the program is open to both men and women.


  • Hold no more than 70 academic credits
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student for each semester during the Program
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.2 or better for each semester during the Program
  • Demonstrate a strong connection to New York City
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to enhancing the status and role of women in the fields of public policy and public service

Program participants will be selected during their sophomore year on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership in academic and community activities, financial need, and the articulation of the applicants' interest in pursuing careers related to public policy and public service and their commitment to enhancing the status of women in public policy and public service.

Participants will be drawn primarily from social science majors such as economics, urban affairs, and political science. However, candidates from other majors will be considered on a case by case basis when Hunter College identifies strong candidates committed to careers in public service. Applicants to the program cannot be enrolled in the CUNY Macaulay Honors Program. If you're interested in being a change agent - from local to global - apply now.

Deadline: Rolling

For more information, or to apply, please contact Theoni Angelopoulos at 212.772.4926, or email


Fulbright Scholarship

The 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student competition is now open!

Are you graduating by 2015, or in graduate school?

Do you want to travel and experience another culture first-hand?

Consider applying for a Fullbright Scholarship. There are opportunities through the U.S. Student Fulbright Program to study, do research, or teach English abroad for a year. Hunter students have gone on to study anthropology in Thailand, religion in Germany, paint in the Philippines, work in a non- governmental organization in Malawi, or teach English in Turkey, Germany and Argentina, among many other countries.

Application Deadline: September 10

Campus Deadline: Currently enrolled candidates should contact their Fulbright Program Adviser, Myrna Fader regarding campus deadlines.

For more information, please contact Myrna Fader at, or visit the Fullbright web site at


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

Deadline for Fall 2014: Friday, September 12

Deadline for Spring 2015: Friday, February 13, 2015

For more information, please contact José deJesús at


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.




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