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Due to the risks associated with large number of student participation under the current threat of Global Pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, we are cancelling the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Day Event originally scheduled for Thursday April 30, 2020.

Belle Zeller Scholarship Trust Fund

The Belle Zeller Scholarship Trust Fund was established in 1979 by the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, the instructional staff union of the City University of New York.

The scholarship honors the founding president of the PSC, Belle Zeller, Professor Emerita of Political Science at Brooklyn College, where she taught for over 40 years. This scholarship is intended to honor the unique qualities of Belle Zeller.

Applicants shall have registered for the smeester and be in active full-time attendance, carrying at least 12-credits. Graduating seniors from 4 year colleges are not eligible for this scholarship. Applicants should have completed at least 16 credits at any CUNY school and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better. Applicants show evidence of good character, and significant service to CUNY, the community, and/or their respective colleges which should be noted in documents or letters of recommendation.

The following documents are required:

  1. Cover Sheet
  2. Application (2-3)
  3. Statement
  4. Fall 2015 Bursar's Receipt
  5. Transcript
  6. Letters of Reference Documents must be presented in a single packet, incomplete packets cannot be considered.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016 For more information, please email:  (or) visit: Belle Zeller Scholarship Trust Fund



Undergraduate Research

Ratan Dhar

Zahra Alkaifi
Office Coordinator

Academic Core 3E07B

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