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. For information on how to apply for scholarships below.  Contact the Scholarship Office which is responsible for the distribution of each scholarship/award at (212) 650-8716 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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.   The five (5) $1,000  scholarships this year (2015) will be sponsored by the following affiliate groups.  Next to each is the school or department to contact.  Each recipient should have GPA of 3.0 or greater, show evidence of need and be selected from sophomores to juniors at time of application.
               1)  Business & Economics Alumni Society - Economics Department
               2)  Black Alumni Group - Black Studies Department
               3)  Political Science Group - Political Science Department
               4)  Center for Worker Education Alumni Group - CWE Department
               5)  Architecture Alumni Group - School of Architecture

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 NOT THIS YEAR

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 $1,000 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. 

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.

6. WASHINGTON D.C. presidents cecila nunez '56e, '66MSE & Louise nunez '53 ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2005 by the members of the Washington D.C. Chapter this one (1) $1,000  scholarships in Honor of past Chapter presidents, cecila Nunez '56, '66MSE & Louise Nunez '53.  The $1000  award 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 finacial need. 

7. WASHINGTON D.C. DR. HENRY NEWHOUSE '59 ALUMNI CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2005 by the members of the Washington D.C. Chapter this one (1) $1,000 scholarships in Memory of past Chapter Board Member, Dr. Henry Newhouse, class of 1959.  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. 

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 $750 award 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. 

11. 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. 

12. 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. 

13. STANLEY FEINGOLD SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1993 by a group of lawyer alumni from the classes of 1960-62, the two (2) $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. 

14. 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.

15. 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). 

16. BRITA ANN LEVITAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1996 from a bequest, this *$5,000 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.  (2) *New Recipients*

17. ROBERT E. FOX '70 SCHOLARSHIP

Establish in September 2005 by Robert's son, Larry Fox, in honor of his father. This one (1) $4,000 scholarship is for an incoming freshman preferable, from Brooklyn Tech High School entering the School of Engineering. 

18. (NEW) PALM BEACH/ SOUTH FLORIDA ALUMNI CHAPTER AWARD

Established by the Palm Beach and South Florida Alumni Chapters and the two (2) $1,000 Scholarships are as follows:

1) 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.

2) Recognizes a junior majoring in Liberal Arts & Science and in the SEEK Program with a 3.0 GPA or higher who shows evidence of college and/ or community service.

19. 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. 

20. 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. 

21. 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. 

22. 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. 

23. 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. 

24. 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. 

25. 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

26. 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.

27. 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.  This year is the *Schhol of Engineering*.

28. BOB DEMAS SCHOLARSHIP in civil engineering

Established in 2006 by Tremco Incorporated (Euclid Chemical Company) in honor of Bob Demas, who was elected to the Alumni Varsity Hall of Fame in 2006.  This one (1) $1,500 scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student majoring in Civil Engineering who has a 3.0 or better GPA andshows evidence of need. 

29. Dr. Abraham E. Klein '33 SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2007 by family of Dr. Abrahamklein, this one (1) $1,000 scholarship is for junior in School of Education on track to be a math major planning to teach with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater.

30. WINIFRED & JOSEPH FEMIANI SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2007 by the Estate of Winifred Femiani is a $750 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. 

31. LAWRENCE M. HYMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established in November 2007 by Kathryn Hyman in honor of her husband, this $750 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. 

32. 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 $3,000 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 Group.

33. THE CCNY GHC SCHOLARSHIP FUND for COLLEGE SENIORS

Established in 2008 by members of the Greater Houston Chapter, this two (2) $1,500 Scholarship is awarded to student with 64 or less credits remaining for graudation majoring in Physical Sciences (math, physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, geology or architecture), who have a minimum 3.0 or greater GPA, have a demonstrated financial need, a student who is a U.S. citzen, permanent resident, or who has temporary visa status. 

34. REUBEN FUCHS '33 & RUTH MARKS FUCHS SCHOLARSHIP

Establishing in 2008 by their children Carol & Daniel Fuchs, this one (1) $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.

35. BERT MEYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Establishing in 2008 the Bert Meyer Memorial Scholarship, this $1,000 scholarship is for three (3)  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. 

36. 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. 

37. Daniel howard daniels SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2011 by Roberta Daniels in honor of Daniel Howard Daniels.  This $1,250 Scholarship is awarded to an Education major with GPA of 3.0 or greater and shows evidence of need. 

38. Dr. Hubert hecht SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2012 by Mrs. Hecht in honor of her husband, Dr. Hubert Hecht.  This $1,000 Scholarship is awarded to sophomore at time of application who has shown evidence of need and has a GPA of 3.0 or greater. 

39. PATRICIA BLACK EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2013 by Patricia Black '65E, '67MSE, this $1000 Scholarship is for a Graduate student currently enrolled in the Educational Leadership 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.

40. Joyce Coppin EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2013 by Joyce Coppin '58E, this $1000 Scholarship is for a Graduate student currently enrolled in the Educational Leadership 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. 

41. The william (BILL) Bobenhausen Scholarship in Architecture

Established in 2013 by Al D'elia '73, the William (Bill) Bobenhausen Scholarship in Architecture was established to honor Professor Bill Bobenhausen '73Arch. This $1000 scholarship if for an undergraduate student in the School of Architecture, studying Environmental Design, has a 3.0 GPA or greater and has demonstrated service to the school.

42. (NEW) The SOL HOFKINS SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2015 by Sol's daughter Diane, this annual one (1) $1,500 Scholarship is for a sophomore or junior, who is the first person in his or her immediate family to attend College. GPA must be 3.0 or greater.

43. (NEW) The HARRY WEITZ SCHOLARSHIP in ENGINEERING

Established in 2015 by family and friends of Harry Weitz '44ME, this annual one (1) $1,500 Scholarship is for an Engineering student preferably in Mechanical Engineer, but not a requirement. Preference is also given to student who is the first in his or her family to attend college. It does not matter what year of education the student applicant has achieved. GPA must be 3.0 or greater.

44. (NEW) The Professor Leon Katz '37 SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 2015 by Dr. Jane Katz '63 and Nelda Latham '68 in memory of Jane's father, Professor Leon Katz '37, CCNY Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department from 1949-1960, this one (1) $1,000 Scholarship is for an Electrical Engineering student a with GPA of 3.0 or greater. It does not matter what year of education the student applicant has achieved.

45. (NEW) Mary E. Ortiz '94 Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Rudy Fogarty '90CE in memory of Mary E. Otiz '94, this one (1) $1,000 Scholarship is for a psychology or special education major with GPA of 3.0 or greater.