Scholarship frequently asked questions: If you have any other questions, please email us at Scholarships@york.cuny.edu or call our office at 718-262-5343.

Questions & Answers

How can I get a scholarship?

First you need to visit the York College website and go to the Scholarship Webpage and research what scholarships you qualify for.

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Where can I find scholarships?

York College's Scholarship Webpage has many scholarships for people to apply for.


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Are there scholarships based on my major?

Yes, there are scholarships for majors. Please follow link below.


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Can I receive multiple scholarships?

You can receive multiple scholarships for the academic year. There is no limit for the number of scholarships you can get, but there is a limit on the amount of money you can receive.

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When is the best time to apply for scholarships?

You should be applying for scholarships a year before you plan on attending. You must also take into consideration the deadlines of each scholarship because each one is different. Once the semester begins you cannot apply for scholarships for that year.

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What is the GPA requirement for scholarships?

It depends on the scholarship but usually as long as you have a 3.0 or higher you qualify for many scholarships.

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Are there scholarships for international students?

Yes, there are scholarships; you just have to research them on the website.

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How do I get scholarships for graduate school?

We currently have some scholarships for graduate students listed on the website. We highly recommend that you also visit the website of the graduate school you are planning on attending for additional scholarships.

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