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Freshman Scholars Programs

Hunter College provides academically themed learning communities with merit scholarships for incoming freshmen who demonstrate high academic achievement and potential.  In addition to a 4 year renewable scholarship, these programs offer special supports, common course scheduling, special co-curricular events, and freshmen year priority access to residential housing.

Students may apply to be considered upon admittance to Hunter College via the MyChoice questionnaire “Do you want to be a Hunter Scholar?”.  Applicants must have a minimum 1200 SAT (critical reading and math only) and 88 unweighted high school average. These programs consider new students for the fall semester only.

Prospective applicants are welcome to contact scholarprograms@hunter.cuny.edu for general questions.

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Scholars Programs and Eligibility Requirements

Meet Our Scholars

Muse Scholarship


The Hunter College Muse Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for academically strong and artistically talented students to take advantage of Hunter's exceptional arts programs, faculty and resources. Applicants to the Muse Program should demonstrate significant interest and/or achievement in one or more of the following arts disciplines: visual arts, music, dance, theater, film, media, art history, curatorship and exhibitions, and creative writing. During their freshmen and sophomore years, Muse Scholars explore and engage in the arts through several specially designed, shared courses and events that take advantage of New York’s rich cultural offerings. Muse Scholars receive a significant tuition award for 4 years, and preferred access to Hunter's residential housing and housing aid. Muse Scholars have a dedicated faculty mentor and academic advisors to help them succeed at Hunter, including guidance on internships and other opportunities.

Nelly Gordpour
Click here to learn more about Nelly Gordpour.


Click here to learn more about Juella Baltonado.

 

Roosevelt Scholarship

The Hunter College Roosevelt Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for academically talented students with a significant interest in public and civic affairs to take advantage of Hunter’s exceptional public policy, urban affairs, international human rights and pre-law faculty and resources. Roosevelt scholars engage in public and civic issues through specially designed, shared courses, and unique events with government officials, policy makers, academics and private sector and non-profits organization leaders. Roosevelt Scholars receive a significant tuition award for 4 years and preferred access to Hunter's residential housing and housing aid. Roosevelt Scholars have a dedicated faculty mentor and academic advisors to help them succeed at Hunter, including guidance on internships, jobs and other opportunities.


Click here to learn more about Kassem Nasser.


Click here to learn more about Michael Bellamy.

 

Yalow Scholarship

The Hunter College Yalow Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for students with an outstanding academic record who plan to pursue the sciences in college and a career in scientific research, medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine. Yalow Scholars receive a significant tuition award for 4 years, and preferred access to Hunter's residential housing and housing aid. Yalow scholars have priority access to some of Hunters top freshman and sophomore science courses and faculty, an exclusive topics in science class designed for Yalow scholars, a dedicated faculty mentor and academic advisors to help them succeed at Hunter, including guidance on internships, graduate school admissions and other opportunities.


Click here to learn more about Jack Liu.


Click here to learn more about Hila Chase.

Other Freshman Scholarships

Community Scholarship

The Hunter College Community Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement and community engagement. Community Scholars receive a significant tuition award for 4 years, preferred access to Hunter's residential housing and housing aid, dedicated advisors, special workshops to facilitate success in college and invitation only events with inspirational faculty and community leaders. Community scholars take some of Hunter's top freshman courses together enabling them to connect quickly with their peers, build a close knit and supportive community and connect with faculty.

Jenny Hunter  Scholarship

The Hunter College Jenny Hunter Scholarship recognizes a high level of academic achievement and potential. Students selected in 2012 had a combined math and critical reading SAT score exceeding 1275. Jenny Hunter scholars receive a $1000 tuition awards for 4 years, preferred access to Hunter's residential housing and housing aid, dedicated advisors, special workshops to facilitate success in college and invitation only events with inspirational faculty and community leaders. Jenny Hunter scholars take some of Hunter's top freshman courses together enabling them to connect quickly with their peers, build a supportive community and connect with faculty.

Sage Scholarship

The Hunter College Sage Scholarship recognizes exceptional academic achievement and potential. Students selected in 2012 had a combined math and critical reading SAT score exceeding 1350. Sage Scholars receive substantial tuition awards for 4 years, preferred access to Hunter's residential housing and housing aid, dedicated advisors, special workshops to facilitate success in college and invitation only events with inspirational faculty and community leaders. Sage scholars take some of Hunter's top freshman courses together enabling them to connect quickly with their peers, build a supportive community and connect with faculty.

 

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