Scholarship News

Wall Street Journal: Community Colleges Look to Replicate CUNY’s Accelerated Strategy

Schools in Ohio and California, among others, aim to boost graduation rates with support programs

More Graduates,Top Rankings for Social Mobility and Debt-Free Education

More graduates, more degrees granted, more high-achieving students, persistent strong enrollments and a shower of prestigious rankings and faculty and student honors all define The City University of New York during the first quarter of 2017.

Queens College Women’s Basketball Team Clinches East Coast Conference Regular Season Title in 14th Consecutive Win at Home

Queens College bid farewell to three members of its outstanding women's basketball team in a historic game on Wednesday, February 15.

Hunter College Student and Daughter of Pakistani Immigrants Receives Highly Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

(December 12, 2016)  Hunter College of the City University of New York student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a Marshall Scholar, it was announced today. She is one of only two students in New York State to receive the Marshall this year, and a first for Hunter College.  The Marshall Scholarship […]

Four Lehman College Students Win Competitive Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

This spring, four Lehman students will set off for study abroad opportunities in Japan; South Korea; Shanghai, China; and Singapore, thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Since 2015, sixteen Lehman students have been awarded the competitive scholarship.

CUNY in 2017

More graduates, more degrees granted, more high-achieving students, persistent strong enrollments and a shower of prestigious rankings — including two studies identifying The City University of New York as a national exemplar providing social mobility for low-income students — all define the University at the start of 2017.

Saada Amadu ’16 Forges Ahead to Study Sustainability

As a sustainable environmental continues to be a global concern for many, one College of Staten Island (CSI) graduate is taking action. Saada Amadu ’16 more »

[video, gallery] Seventh Annual Celestial Ball Celebrate and Support CSI

The Seventh Annual CSI Foundation Celestial Ball, in celebration of the College’s 60th Anniversary, raised record-breaking funds through generous donations from guests and sponsors, and more »


The City University of New York is a national leader in welcoming, supporting and educating immigrants, regardless of status. Today, there is quite understandably heightened concern about the ability of universities across the country to protect and support their undocumented students.

Four Gilman scholars journey overseas for winter session

Four City College of New York students are traveling to Asia and Europe this winter 2017 semester on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The quartet are recipients of the competitive national scholarships that provide support for overseas travel and research.