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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.


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.

Deadline: Friday, September 28

For more information about the upcoming application process, visit


Hunter Mellon Arts Fellowship Program

You could get paid while pursuing your love of the arts! This fellowship program offers funding, mentorship, and professional development for students from historically underrepresented backgrounds interested in pursuing careers in the arts.

Mellon Arts Fellows participate in a full-time arts organization internship the summer after junior year, and are supported with a fixed stipend of $4,200. Fellows continue their internship part-time during the fall semester of their senior year, supported by an additional stipend.

The program also provides extensive professional development, training, and application support for graduate study.

Application Deadline: Thursday, October 12

For more information, please email us at


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.


  • 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, or visit room 1132 East.


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