Will you earn an associate degree from any of CUNY’s community colleges in fall 2020? The CUNY or the City University of New York is highly dedicated to supporting the deserving students and making their educational journey more straightforward. The CUNY is proudly presenting you with the Guttman Transfer Scholarships. Guttman Transfer Scholarships offer benefits for outstanding CUNY community college students who transfer to an eligible CUNY senior college (Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, and Queens). Applicants must have a current cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.
CUNY can offer these scholarships through an endowment provided by the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation. These scholarships are designed to support deserving students and make education easy for them. It encourages the students to maintain a good academic record and appreciates them for their previous record. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide some funds to the students who need it. These programs are designed to motivate students and help them achieve the best in their lives.
The City University of New York is the nation’s largest urban public university, a transformative engine of social mobility that is a critical component of the lifeblood of New York City. Founded in 1847 as the nation’s first free public institution of higher education, CUNY today has 25 colleges spread across New York City’s five boroughs, serving 275,000 degree-seeking students of all ages awarding 55,000 degrees each year. More than 80 percent of the university’s graduates stay in New York, contributing to all aspects of the city’s economic, civic, and cultural life and diversifying its workforce in every sector.
Here is the table for more information about the scholarship:
|Educational Level||College students|
|Number of Awards||Undefined|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Requirement||Application, Letter of recommendation|
Who May Be Eligible?
Here are the requirements you need to stand on before applying for the scholarship:
- Candidate must have earned an associate degree from any of CUNY’s community colleges in Fall 2020.
- The applicant should have a current cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.
- Fellows should apply ply for financial aid by filing a FAFSA, with priority given to eligible for financial aid.
- Candidates should apply for a Spring 2021 transfer to Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, or Queens College and enroll full time in Spring 2021 (at least 12 credits).
- Spring 2021 must be the applicant’s first semester in senior college.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for the Guttman Transfer Scholarship, please note two application cycles each year. You must apply before you start at a participating senior college. Students who meet eligibility requirements will have a link to the online application in their CUNYfirst “To Do” list. Students must complete an online application. Candidates should submit all the required materials with concern to be considered. Applicants should log in using their credentials, and if they do not have one, they can register or create a new account.
- A personal essay and one letter of recommendation are required.
- A fully completed application should be submitted.
Guttman Scholars receive up to $4,000 paid over two years. These scholarships make the educational journey easy for the candidates and help them build a robust career in their fields. The funds are utilized to pay the candidates’ educational expenses and help them reduce their financial stress. Fellows can happily complete their next academic degree with fewer worries through these scholarships.
Applications for these scholarships are now open. So, hurry up and apply to be considered.