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

BP-ENDURE Scholarship Program at Hunter College and NYU

The BP-ENDURE program is designed to encourage and prepare undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to enter into and succeed in a PhD program in the neurosciences. This scholarship program has partnered with other prestigious institutions to enrich students' experiences. Throughout the year, students conduct research at Hunter or NYU. During the summer, students are placed at either NYU, Brown University, University of Michigan or Vanderbilt University. BP-ENDURE students get a monthly stipend, professional development, graduate school application assistance and funds to attend a national conference.


  • Sophomores or juniors who are first-generation college students and/or economically disadvantaged and/or have a documented disability.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and up.
  • Be committed to applying to a PhD. program in a neuroscience-related area.

How to Apply:
Email or drop off your application by the deadline below.
Download the BP-ENDURE application form
See our list of helpful resources for successful applicants

Deadline: Sunday, January 31
Time: 11:59 pm
Place: Room 311, North Building

For more information, please contact Kizzy Vazquez at 212.772.4562, email or visit the web site.


McNair Scholars Program:

Are You Interested in Graduate School?

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is currently recruiting Hunter College juniors who are 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 up to $2,800 per academic year upon successful completion of stated activities and goals.

The program provides assistance with graduate application preparation, faculty mentoring, research presentation opportunities for various conferences, and scholarship/fellowship applications. Program participants 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 interested in applying to the McNair Scholars Program should contact us at in order to obtain information related to the application process.

Deadline: Friday, March 4

For more information, please contact the McNair Scholars Program at or visit our website.


The Charles & Lucille King Scholarship

Also Available to International Students

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation undergraduate scholarships of up to $2,500 per academic year are awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in television and film. Applications and all support materials must be received no later than March 15 for the following academic year.

Deadline: March 15, 2016

For more information, please contact Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation at or visit our web site.


CUNY-CAP Counseling Assistantship Program Jobs

Also Available to International Students

This scholarship is for students who are enrolled (or will be enrolled) as matriculated students in a CUNY graduate program. Students must have received a bachelor's degree from a CUNY college. Students will work from 15-20 hours at a CUNY college for a salary of $10/hr, and will be eligible for a tuition waver of up to six credits per semester.

Apply Now

For more information, please contact CUNYCAP at 646.664.3589 or visit the CUNYCAP web site.


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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