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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CCNY SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS

The following undergraduate scholarship funds are administered by the Alumni Association of CCNY as a result of a bequest or donation.  Each one requires a GPA of 3.0 or greater and evidence of community and/or college service.  Other specific criteria are noted below for each scholarship.  Be sure to note the different departments at the college, which are responsible for the selection and distribution of each scholarship/award.  A general application for all of the scholarships/awards is attached.

1.  ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: Supported by Alumni  Class Funds from 23 Classes

Established in 1991 the Alumni Association special interest or Affiliate Groups/Constituent Societies assist in distributing these $1,000 scholarship through their respective departments at the college, i.e., Architecture Alumni works with the School of Architecture in selecting a recipient.  The special interest groups involved in the process will vary each year.  Between five   and seven of these scholarships will be awarded each year.  Contact the Alumni Office, Room #162, Shepard Hall, to find out which departments at the college will be selecting the scholarship honorees annually.

2.  E.Y.“YIP” HARBURG SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1990 by Ernest Harburg in honor of his father, this $2,000 scholarship for a current full time CCNY student in his/her sophomore year.  Qualified applicants must have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above and demonstrate evidence of community and/or college service to the African American community.  Preference is given to Theatre/English majors.  Apply through the Theatre Department, Prof. Keith Grant, Compton & Goethal Building, Room #CG/311.

3.  CONSTANTINE GEORGE SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1989 from a bequest made by Constantine George as administered in the Surrogate’s Court, New York County.  In addition to the criteria noted above, this $1,000 scholarship requires evidence of leadership.  Apply through the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101.

4.  SOUTHERN NEVADA ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2005 by the members of the Southern Nevada Alumni Association, this $1,500 scholarship shall be granted to a Liberal Arts student with a 3.0 or greater GPA, who shows evidence of financial need, who has demonstrated acts of notable valor and self-sacrifice for the benefit of his/her co-workers, community or country.  Priority shall be given to a candidate who has been disabled as a result of such act, or who is a child of parents who have lost their lives, or their ability to support their families, as a result of such valor and self sacrifice.  If no such eligible students make application, then the award shall be made to a student with a 3.0 or greater GPA, who shows evidence of financial need, and who has donated his/her time to community service.  Contact the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101, for application.

5. SOUTH CALIFORNIA ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1992, this $1,500 scholarship recognizes a full-time junior or senior and evidence of financial need in addition to criteria noted above.  Apply through the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101.

6.  WASHINGTON D.C. LIBBY SANSANOWICZ ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in May 1996 by the members of the Washington D.C. Chapter of the Alumni Association, the recipient of the $750 scholarship must be a junior with a 3.0 or higher GPA.  The individuals must show evidence of need and leadership.  Contact the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101 for application.

7. WASHINGTON D.C. NORTON SAVAGE '40EE ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2005 by the members of the Washington D.C. Chapter to honor legendary journalist Daniel Schorr, class of 1939.  The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an English major.  The recipient must be a junior at the time of application with a 3.0 or higher GPA and show evidence of financial need.  Contact the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions  Office, Room #A/101 for application.

8. EDNA ’40B AND HAROLD ’37B KAUFMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1994, this $1,000 scholarship is given to a junior or senior student majoring in Economics.  Apply for this scholarship through the Economics Department, Dr. Joseph Berechman, Chair, Room #R5/144B, North Academic Center.

9. RHODA ’43B AND LEON ’38 HARNICK SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1999 by the family of Rhoda Harnick ’43B former President of the Broward County Alumni Chapter, who passed away in 1998.  This $750 scholarship is awarded annually to a sophomore student in the Liberal Arts division with a major in Economics. Contact the Economics Department, Dr. Joseph Berechman, Chair, Room #R5/144B, North Academic Center.

10. THE HARVEY LEOPOLD ’57 SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1998 by Mrs. Beverly Leopold in honor of her husband Harvey Leopold ’57 who passed away in 1997.  This annual $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to an Economics major who is a junior at time of application with a concentration in Management or Marketing, has attained a 3.5 Grade Point Average and shows evidence of service to the college and/or community.  Apply through the Economics Department, Dr. Joseph Berechman, Chair, Room #R5/ 144B, North Academic Center.

11. AARON M. CANTOR SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2004 by family and friends of Aaron M. Cantor, who graduated from CCNY in 1940 at the age of 19, Summa Cum Laude.  This $1,000 Annual Scholarship is awarded to an Economics student who shows evidence of need and has demonstrated academic achievement or considerable promise in economics as determined by the faculty.  Apply through the Economics Department, Dr. Joseph Berechman, Chair, Room #R5/144B, North Academic Center.

12.  HONORABLE THEODORE R. KUPFERMAN ’40 AWARD

Established in 1994 by John H. Finley Awardee and Townsend Harris Medalist Judge Kupferman ’40, this $500 award recognizes a senior who shows the most promise for public service in the area of Urban Legal Studies and has completed an essay on how and why he/she would like to serve the public as an attorney.  Apply for this scholarship through the Political Science Department, Professor John Krinsky, Chair, North Academic Center, Room#R4/126.

13. STEPHANIE E. KUPFERMAN JUVENILE JUSTICE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARD

Established in 2000 by the Honorable Theodore R. Kupferman in honor of his daughter, Stephanie, the $500 award recognizes a senior who has plans to attend law school after graduation with a GPA over 3.2.  The recipient should have fulfilled an internship in the Family Court or public interest law agency primarily devoted to the protection of juvenile rights, and whose essay has been judged the best during a competitive examination.  Apply for scholarship at the  Political Science Department, Professor John Krinsky, Chair, North Academic Center, Room#R4/126.

14.  STANLEY FEINGOLD SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1993 by a group of lawyer alumni from the classes of 1960-62, the two $1,000 scholarship was formed to honor Professor Stanley Feingold.  In addition to the criteria noted above, this scholarship honors a Political Science student and is based on a writing competition focusing on the American Political System.  Information about this scholarship is available through the Political Science Department, Professor John Krinsky, Chair, North Academic Center, Room#R4/126.

15. The Hon. Richard A. Goldberg Foundation

Established in 2003 by the family of Judge Richard Goldberg ’51B.  The $750 award recognizes pre-law student and is to be applied towards LSAT preparation course work. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have written an essay outlining why he or she wishes to pursue  a career in law.  Apply for scholarship at the  Political Science Department, Professor John Krinsky Chair, North Academic Center, Room#R4/126.

16. ROSLYN K. GITLIN ’46T MEMORIAL AWARD

Established in 1996 by the family and friends of Roslyn K. Gitlin ’46T, this $750 award is given to a third year Chemical Engineering student (preferably female).  Apply through the Chemical Engineering Department, Room #T/323, Professor Irven Rinard, Chair.

17.  BRITA ANN LEVITAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1996 from a bequest, this $4,000 full scholarship is in accordance with the rules and regulation of the CCNY Scholars Program. The Scholars Program recognizes incoming freshman for their academic achievements in the high school, leadership, creativity and community service.  The Alumni Association sponsors two new students annually for four years.  Applications and additional information for the Scholars Program are available by contacting Prof. Robin Villa, Director, and Prof. Lee Linde, Honors Center, Room #R6/293, North Academic Center.

18. DORIS & ARTHUR FIELD SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2005 by Doris & Arthur Field.  This $2,000 scholarship (amount varies from year to year depending on cash balance in fund) is awarded to a student in the Honors Program.  Apply for this scholarship through Prof. Robin Villa, Director, and Prof. Lee Linde, Honors Center, Room #R6/293, North Academic Center.

19. ROBERT E. FOX ’70 SCHOLARSHIP

Establish in September 2005 by Robert’s son, Larry Fox, in honor of his father.  This $4,000 full tuition scholarship is for an incoming freshman preferable, from Brooklyn Tech High School entering the School of Engineering.  Apply through Honors Center, Prof. Robin Villa, Director, Room #R6/293, North Academic Center or School of Engineering, Dr. Ruth Sinton, Chair, Steinman Hall, Room #T/2M7.

20. PALM BEACH COUNTY ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2000 by the Alumni Chapter, this $1,000 scholarship recognizes an outstanding graduating senior majoring in the sciences.  Criteria include: GPA particularly in science courses and letters of recommendation, creativity (as measured by independent research or originality of thought), leadership, and volunteer work in a health care, social science, government or community agency.  Apply for this scholarship through the Science Department, Marshak Hall, Room #J/1320, Dean Daniel Lemons.

21. THE AMADOU DIALLO EDUCATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AWARD

Established in 2001 by The Amadou Diallo Educational, Humanitarian and Charity Foundation, this $500 annual award recognizes a Computer Science major of Africian decent with a 3.0 or greater GPA who shows evidence of financial need.  Apply for this scholarship through the Computer Science Dept., Prof. Douglas Troeger, Chair, N.A.C. Bldg, Room #R8/206B.

22. DAVID DORTORT SCHOLARSHIP FOR CREATIVE WRITING

Established in 2002 by David Dortort ’36, 2001 Townsend Harris Medalist, this $1,000 annual scholarship is awarded to an English major who is a sophomore going into his/her junior year and demonstrates a talent for Creative Writing with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Apply for this scholarship through the English Department, Dr. Paul Oppenheimer, North Academic Center, Room #R6/219.

23. LIFETIME SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND

Established in 2002 this Endowment Fund is supported by Lifetime dues paying members of the Alumni Association.  The annual award of  $750 is granted to an entering student in an Honors Program at CCNY who shows evidence of financial need.  The recipient is being selected by the Honors Center, Prof. Robin Villa, Director, North Academic Center, Room #R6/293.

24. LOUIS NEUGEBORN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2002 by Nancy and Lawrence Greengrass ’73, in honor of Nancy’s father, this $1,000 annual scholarship is awarded to a junior majoring in history who has maintained a 3.0 GPA and shows evidence of financial need.  Apply for this scholarship through the History Department, Dr. Clifford Rosenberg, Chair, North Academic Center, Room #R5/144.

25. NANCY & LAWRENCE GREENGRASS SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2003 by Nancy and Lawrence Greengrass ’73, who also established the Louis Neugeborn Scholarship, this $1,000 annual scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Art who has maintained a 3.0 GPA and show evidence of financial need.  Apply for this scholarship through the Art Department, Prof. Colin Chase, Chair, Compton & Goethal,  Room CG #109.

26. WEI-TI & PING LIU SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2004 by Wei-Ti and Ping Liu, classes of 1976 and respectively.  This $5,000 Annual Scholarship is awarded to an Electrical Engineering student who is a junior going into his/her senior year with a 3.0 or greater GPA who shows evidence of financial need.  Apply for this scholarship through the Engineering Department, Dr. Ruth Sinton, Chair, Steinman Hall, Room #T/2M7.

27. JACQUES LEVY SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2004 by family and friends of Jacques Levy ’56, who passed away in September 2004.  This $1,000 Annual Scholarship is awarded to an Media & Communication Arts student with a 3.0 greater GPA.  Apply for this scholarship through the Media & Communication Art Department, Dr. Andrea Weiss, Chair, Shepard Hall, Room #S/472.

28. LAWRENCE A. MAYER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2004 by Mrs. Mary J. Mayer in honor of her husband Lawrence A. Mayer’40 who passed away in 2003.  This $1,000 Annual Scholarship is awarded to a Communication major with a 3.0 or greater GPA.  Apply for this scholarship through the Media & Communication Art Department, Dr. Andrea Weiss, Chair, Shepard Hall, Room #S/472.

29. ISRAEL E. LEVINE COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2004 by family and friends of Israel E. Levine ’46, who severed as editor of the CCNY Alumnus and was Director of Public Relations of the College from 1954-1977.  This $1,000 Scholarship is given annually at the Communications Alumni Hall of Fame Dinner in May for excellence in Communication.  The recipient should have excelled in some media-related activity–be it on or off campus i.e., newspapers or other publications, radio or tv, public relations or some form of research or activity related to communications.  Apply for this scholarship through the Media & Communication Art Department, Dr. Andrea Weiss, Chair, Shepard Hall, Room #S/472.

30. McGRAW-HILL CONSTRUCTION’S ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2004 by McGraw-Hill in honor of Frank J. Sciame’74Arch, this one (1) $1,000 scholarship will rotate annually between the School of Architecture and the School of Engineering.

31. DR. ABRAHAM E. KLEIN ’33 SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2007 by the family of Dr. Abraham Klein, this $1,000 scholarship is for a junior in the School of Education on track to be a math major planning to teach with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater.  Apply for this scholarship through the School of Education in the N.A. C. Building, Room #R3/203.

32. JOHN & ROSE D’ANTONI SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2007 by Stephen D’Antoni in honor/memory of John & Rose D’Antoni, this $1,000 scholarship is for an Engineering school major in his or her sophomore year with a 3.0 GPA and shows evidence of financial need. Apply for this scholarship through the Engineering Department, Dr. Ruth Sinton, Chair, Steinman Hall, Room #T/2M7.

33. WINIFRED & JOSEPH FEMIANI SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2007 by the Estate of Winifred Femiani is a $1,000 scholarship for a sophomore with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater in the School of Education.  The first Femiani scholarship will be given in 2008.  Apply for this scholarship through the School of Education in the N.A. C. Building, Room #R3/203.

34. LAWRENCE M. HYMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established in November 2007 by Kathryn Hyman in honor of her husband, this $1,000 scholarship is for a Sophomore, Junior or Senior in any school of the college with a GPA of 3.0 and show evidence of financial need. Apply for this scholarship through the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101.

35. FRANCES M. &  EDWARD S. PLOTKIN, PE SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2007 to acknowledge the gratitude for the extraordinary education provided by CCNY to Edward’53CE,’58MCE and his brothers Henry’46 and Maurice ’42EE .  The $2,000 full tuition scholarship is awarded to a Junior or Senior majoring in Civil Engineering with a B+ GPA, shows evidence of financial need, has an outstanding personality as determined by the Dean of the Grove School of Engineering in consultation with the Engineering School Alumni.

36. THE CCNY GHC SCHOLARSHIP FUND for COLLEGE SENIORS

Established in 2008 by members of the Greater Houston Chapter this $1,000 Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate Senior with less than 31 credits left for graduation majoring in  Physical Sciences with a 3.0 or greater GPA who shows evidence of financial need. Apply for this scholarship through the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101.

Requirements for Award:
The GHCSFS shall be awarded to needy deserving undergraduate seniors, of the City College of New York, who apply for this scholarship, and who can demonstrate that they meet the following criteria:

Criterion 1:  The GHCSFS scholarship shall be granted to a student applicant with 32 or less credits left for graduation and;


Criterion 2:  Shall be granted to the student applicant who has a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and;


Criterion 3:  Shall be granted to the student applicant who has demonstrated a level of financial need and;


Criterion 4:  Shall be granted to a student applicant majoring in the physical sciences.


Criterion 5:  Shall be granted only to a student who is who is a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or who has documented legal immigration or temporary visa status.

37. REUBEN FUCHS ’33 & RUTH MARKS FUCHS SCHOLARSHIP

Establishing in 2008 by their children Carol & Daniel Fuchs, this $1,000 scholarship is in memory of Reuben Fuchs & Ruth Marks Fuchs.  For a student in his/her junior year in the study area of Science Teaching at the High School level with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Apply for this scholarship through the School of Education in the N.A. C. Building, Room #R3/203.

38. BERT MEYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Establishing in 2008 the Bert Meyer Memorial Scholarship based on interest accrued on an endowment of $100,000 not to exceed a $4,000 scholarship for an upper freshman at time of application, Liberal Arts major with a 3.0 or better GPA.  Scholarship to be used for recipient’s sophomore year at CCNY.  Apply for this scholarship through the Manager of Scholarships, Anna Hutcheson, Admissions Office, Room #A/101.

39. Harburg Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Ernest & Deena Harburg Scholarship is for two students in the theater department.  The recipients should be sophomores at the time of application.  The scholarship is for $1,500 to be given in their Junior year ($750) and Senior year ($750).  The two recipients (one male/one female) must be in the Afro American and\or Hispanic community.  They must be theater majors with special interest in musical theater and they must be in the cast of one Harlem Repertory Theater Musical.  Apply for this scholarship through Keith Grant, Harlem Repertory Theater.

40. PATRICIA BLACK/JOYCE COPPIN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2011 by Patricia Black '65E, '67MSE & Dr. Joyce Coppin '58E, this $1000 Scholarship is for a Graduate student currently enrolled in the Educational Eadership Program, who has demonstarted leadership ability; earned a B+ or better GPA particularly in his or her education courses, and shown evidence of community service. Apply for this scholarship through the School of Education in the N.A.C. Building , Room #R3/203.