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Vera B. Douthit Memorial Scholarship

Established in memory of Vera B. Douthit. The purpose is to award students who demonstrate academic excellence and contributes to the college and community service.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Major in the Behavioral Science and/or Community Health
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher 
  • Demonstrated record of service in the college and/or community
  • 1st award will go to a full-time lower junior (61-93.5 credits), at least 12 completed at York College
  • 2nd award will go to a full-time lower senior that has less than 105 credits, at least 24 completed at York College


Two (2), $500

Spring Semester


  • Community Health Education (BS)
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Sociology (BA)
  • Psychology (BA)

Application Form

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 form is complete and the recommendation letter is returned to the Scholarship office before the deadline. (Link to download recommendation form will be available once the application is submitted)

One letter of recommendation is required from the location where community service was conducted. Please download the RECOMMENDATION FORM and return them to:

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