• Applicants must be enrolled in a scholarship approved health/medical program with both a clinical internship requirement and state licensure exam.
  • Applicants must be a resident of Community District 9 or 12 in upper Manhattan.
    (If you are unsure of your Community District, go to http://a030-goat.nyc.gov/goat/Default.aspx.
    Select your borough, enter your address, and click submit. This will generate your Community District.)
  • Applicants must submit a personal statement (1-2 pages, double-spaced) explaining their reasons for choosing their field of study.
  • Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation from a faculty member.
  • Applicants must be approved by their program’s director and/or coordinator to pursue their program’s clinical hours requirement as verified by a letter from their program director and/or coordinator.
    (Please see the scholarship application form for the template for this letter.)
  • Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need as verified by a letter from their college’s Financial Aid Office or a printout from the Financial Aid section of their CUNYFirst Account.
  • Applicants must have a 2.5 cumulative grade point average as verified by an official transcript.


***Applying for the scholarship and meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee you will receive a scholarship***

Current scholarship approved health/medical programs:

  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dietetics, Food, and Nutrition
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Education & Promotion
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Services Administration
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Paramedic
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physician Assistant Program
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Radiologic Technology & Medical Imaging
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Speech Pathology & Audiology