In order to apply for a Fall 2018 scholarship, students had to meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Will earn an associate degree from any CUNY community college in Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018 or Summer 2018.
- Have a current cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.
- Apply for financial aid by filing a FAFSA, with priority given to those who are eligible for financial aid.
- Apply for a Fall 2018 transfer to Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, or Queens College and enroll full time in Fall 2018 (at least 12 credits).