- 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
- Physical Therapy Assistant
- Physician Assistant Program
- Radiologic Technology
- Radiologic Technology & Medical Imaging
- Respiratory Therapy
- Speech Pathology
- Speech Pathology & Audiology