In order to apply for a Spring 2017 scholarship, students had to meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Will earn an associate degree from any of CUNY’s community colleges during the Fall 2016.
- 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 Spring 2017 transfer to Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, or Queens College and enroll full time in Spring 2017 (at least 12 credits).
As of Fall 2016, 270 outstanding community college graduates have been named Guttman Scholars. See below for a list of students in each cohort.