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

Philip & Aida Siff Educational Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generosity of the Philip & Aida Siff Educational Foundation, Santa Barbara, California. The Foundation plans to make ten awards of approximately $3000 each available for the 2016-2017 academic year.


  • Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Previous recipients are not eligible to reapply.
  • Students must not be graduating prior to June 2017.
  • Applicants must have completed 24 credits at Hunter and have a minimum 3.50 GPA.
  • Financial need is an important eligibility criterion in awarding this scholarship. The Office of Financial Aid must report a remaining need of at least $3000 for the academic year. Note: Other financial aid may be affected if you are awarded a Siff Scholarship.
  • Applicants must complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA or renewal FAFSA at
  • New York State residents must also file the TAP application, which can be completed in the same online session.

How to Apply:
Applications will be reviewed at Hunter College.

  1. Attach a signed one-page statement discussing your personal and educational background, your interests, goals and objectives.
  2. Two recommendation forms are required (see below). One from an employer or supervisor, if available; and one from an instructor, advisor, or administrator. Both should be in sealed envelopes and included with this application.
  3. Download the application and instructions.
  4. The applications of finalists will be forwarded to the Siff Foundation for final selection.

Deadline: Thursday, April 28
Time: 5:00 pm
Place: Office of the Dean of Students, Room 1103, East

For more information, please contact Myrna Fader at (212) 772-4867, or email


Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship for Adult Women

For more than 30 years, the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has helped fund Hunter College adult women, 25 years of age and older, as they pursue their undergraduate degrees. Applicants may be either part-time or full-time students and must have completed at least 60 credits (transfer students a minimum of 24 credits at Hunter) and at least a 3.0 GPA. All applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid (range of award varies).

How to Apply:
Download the application and instructions

Deadline: Thursday, May 12

For more information, please contact Myrna Fader at (212) 772-4867, or email


The Travel Insurety International Student Scholarship

This is a one-time $5,000 USD scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students studying outside of their home country with their educational expenses. To be eligible, you must be an American Student studying abroad or an International Student studying in the U.S. You need not be a client to be eligible.

How to Apply: Please visit our website for application instructions.

Deadline: Thursday, June 30

For more information, please contact Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood at (212) 772-4864, email or visit our website.


Leo S. Rowe Fund for International Students

The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS) that help citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States to finance their studies or research by awarding interest-free loans of up to $15,000. Applications are accepted and reviewed year-round.

How to Apply: Please visit the OAS website for more information.

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


Apply to the U.S. Student Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Grant affords undergraduate and current graduate students the opportunity to study, work and live in the country of your choice for one year. Hunter students have gone on to study anthropology in Thailand, religion in Germany, art in the Philippines, 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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