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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.

 

DREAMers Scholarship

An exciting scholarship opportunity for highly motivated individuals who have or have applied for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status).

Hunter College has partnered with TheDream.US, a national scholarship fund for college students to provide financial support to highly motivated individuals who have or have applied for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) approval and who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education. The scholarship can award up to $12,500 for tuition and fees toward an Associate Degree and/or up to $25,000 for tuition and fees toward a Bachelor's Degree.

Scholarships will be awarded to:

  • First-time college students (with no more than 12 college credits) who want to earn an Associate or Bachelor's Degree
  • Community College graduates who want to earn a Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadline: October 26

Apply Here

For more information about this scholarship at Hunter College, please contact Chris Aviles in the Division of Student Afairs atca748@hunter.cuny.edu or call 212.396.6846.

Please note: Approval is not needed at the time you apply for the scholarship, only a receipt of a current DACA or TPS application submission. 

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Apply Now for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open and soliciting applications for the 2015 program. The NSF expects to award 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships under this program solicitation pending availability of funds.

Award Information:

  • Three years of funding during a five-year fellowship period.
  • Stipend of $32,000 awarded to fellow
  • $12,000 cost-of-education allowance for the graduate degree-granting institution

Multiple Deadlines: Wednesday, October 29 - Tuesday, November 4
Time: 8:00 pm

For deadline details, visit http://bit.ly/NSFGRFP2014deadlines.

To RSVP or apply, please visit our web site.

For more information, visit http://bit.ly/NSFGRFP2014gen.

For specific eligibility requirements visit http://bit.ly/NSFGFP2014elig.

For questions related to the application process or requirements, contact the Graduate Research Fellowship Operations Center at info@nsfgrfp.org or call toll- free 866.673.4737.

For other research opportunities visit http://bit.ly/1zXyQuM.

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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: October 30 (for January – May, 2015)

For more information, please contact fellows@ourpublicservice.org or visit our web site athttp://ourpublicservice.org/OPS/about/public_service_fellows_program.shtml.

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Loans for Undergraduates 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.

Apply Now

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

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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.

Eligibility:
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 jdejesus@hunter.cuny.edu

Deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015 (for Spring 2015)

For more information, please contact José deJesús at jdejesus@hunter.cuny.edu

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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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