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Dr. Yves Roseus Citizen's Award for Outstanding Service and Advocacy in Occupational Therapy

Dr. Yves Roseus, an esteemed York College Alumnus and Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Occupational Therapy, led a life dedicated to service and advocacy. In addition to his dedication to the York College community, he was Senior Occupational Therapist at Brookdale Hospital. He also served on the Roster of Accreditors for ACOTE, and was a Board Member of NYSOTA and NYSBOTC. His commitment to service and advocacy also helped to establish an occupational therapy program in Haiti. The Dr. Yves Roseus Citizen's Award at York College has been established in loving memory of Dr. Roseus's dedication and commitment to service and advocacy.

Dr. Yves Roseus Colleague The award will provide financial support to a York College Occupational Therapy student who demonstrates outstanding commitment to service and advocacy in the community and occupational therapy.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Student must be a York College student that has completed 2 semesters in the York College Occupational Therapy Program.
  2. Must have a G.P.A. of 2.9 or higher.
  3. Must have active memberships in YSOTA and NYSOTA .
  4. Must demonstrate/provide evidence of leadership and participation in community service (e.g., can be at school, YSOTA, community, etc.)
  5. Must be a citizen, legal resident, or international student.



Fall Semester


Occupational Therapy

Application Form

Personal Information
GPA Requirements
Statement of Community/Activity Service
Financial/Employment Status
Essays/Letters of Recommendation
I understand that all the information contained in this application will be treated confidentially an will be used for institutional purposes.
I hereby give York College permission to share my name with the scholarship Donor if I am selected as the scholar recipient.
I understand that my application will not be processed until the recommendation letter is completed and returned to the Scholarship Center ( before deadline.


Attn: Scholarship Center
York College - The City University of New York
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. AC-2C01
Jamaica, NY 11451