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

Interested in Graduate School? - Apply to the McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is currently 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 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 in order to obtain information related to the application process.

Deadline: Friday, June 3

For more information, please contact the McNair Scholars Program by email at

The Travel Insurety Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad

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.


U.S. Student Fulbright Program Grant

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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