Scholarships

The York College provides information to students looking for scholarships. It offers many scholarship options for ambitious, academically-talented students. It envisions service to a student body that reflects the high academic achievement, cultural diversity and richness of York College. It instills the behaviors of awareness, investigation and realization that promote the ideas of scholarly and individual development.
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All incoming students who apply for York College Foundation Scholarships must have completed an admissions application to York College City University of New York at www.york.cuny.edu/admissions 
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Alex Chetram

York Scholar Graduate
Class of 2012

York College (YC) Foundation Scholarships 

York College (YC) Foundation Scholarships and other affiliated scholarships offer a variety of scholarships for entering, (First-Year and Transfer) and continuing students. For more information please visit YC Foundation Scholarships

Applications Open for the Fall 2015 Semester

Will be open shortly

Submission Deadline has been Extended

A list of available scholarships will be posted below under "Upcoming Scholarships" around that time. 

Helpful Tips you should know before applying: 

  • Click on the scholarship you wish to review below. (Print out the criteria for the scholarship before you start filling out the application)
  • Scholarship eligibility criteria may vary, so please read carefully on what is being asked to avoid an incomplete, or incorrect application or missing documentation.
  • If you may be eligible for that scholarship click "Apply". It will then take you to the YC Foundation Scholarship page.
  • Review the "General Eligiblity", "General Information" and "How to Apply" before applying.
  • Complete the online application and submit when you are done.
  • A message will be sent to your email address when you are done to confirm that your application was sent and to remind you that two (2) recommendations are needed whether you are required to have them or not. Please note that scholarships with general requirements (without specific instructions on recommendations) require two recommendation forms to be printed and completed (Signed and dated) by two different faculty members. While others may specify specific instructions; for example a recommendation from a community service supervisor you volunteered at. Awards however, may not always require recommendations; some will state "No recommendations are required".
  • Take your time and read the criteria carefully.   

Other (External) Scholarship Opportunities

We have created a useful scholarship link page to help you with your scholarship search. National scholarships are highly competitive awards that provide support for a range of academic opportunities, including study abroad, International and Graduate study. These scholarships vary in criteria; Grade point average, research, service and leadership experience. For more information, please visit Other Scholarships.

ALERT: When using other scholarship websites outside of York, “Please Be Aware of Scams”. DO NOT DEPOSIT CHECKS, CASH OR MONEY ORDERS TO ANY PROGRAMS OR GRANTS FOR ANY REASON. If it sounds suspicious, chances are they are not a real organization. No Scholarships or grants should ask you to send any form of money. Report it to the Scholarship Center as soon as possible.

Upcoming Scholarships

TitleEnd Date
Johnson & Johnson Diversity Nursing Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Samuel J. Hartenburg Memorial Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Dennis Moorman Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
JFK Air Cargo Association for Winter/Summer Session (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Kenneth G. Adams Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Thomas Jefferson Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Delfor Lodge Accounting Scholarship (YC Foundation) 2015-05-29
504 Company MacKrell (Merit) Scholarship with Paid Summer Internship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Steven Weitzner Journalism Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Harriet & Jeffrey Thomson Accounting & Finance Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Chemistry Scholarship (YC Foundation)2015-05-29
Doctor on Demand Scholarship (External)2015-07-31
Goedeker's College Scholarships (External)2015-07-31
Office Hours

Monday-Friday:

9am-5pm

Note: When there are no classes & during Summer/Winter sessions office hours may vary.

During this time Office Hours are:

Monday- Thursday:

9am- 5pm

Office may be open on some Fridays in June, July and August.

Please call in Advance

Scholarships

Room: AC-2H03

Office: 718-262-5244

Email:Scholarships@york.cuny.edu