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You may be eligible to apply if you intend to enroll at CUNY; and are a first-time college student or community college graduate who is an immigrant and has applied for or received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) or meet the past DACA eligibility criteria”


You may apply from November 1. 2018- February 28, 2019.


Community and senior colleges of CUNY. Advice for scholarship applicants and for high school/college advisors is available on many CUNY campuses.


Scholarships up to $29,000 for two or four-year degrees offered to DREAMers through a CUNY partnership with TheDream.US

Are You Eligible for DACA?

CUNY Citizenship Now! will provide free consultations and application assistance for students who may be eligible for DACA/TPS. We also screen students for other forms of immigration benefits. For questions, email CUNY Citizenship Now! at or call (212) 652-2071.

Representatives are available on many CUNY campuses to assist students interested in applying and to offer information to high school and college advisors.


Sharon Ricks
Executive Director, Academic Advisement

Elizabeth Riquez
Financial Aid Services

Bronx Community College

Yvonne Erazo
Scholarship Coordinator

Borough of Manhattan Community College

Marva Craig
Vice President

Tiffany James
Student advisor

Albert Lee
Student Success Coach

Brooklyn College

Evelyn Guzman

Jose Perez

The City College of New York

Carlito Berlus
Student Advisor

Joe Fantozzi
Enrollment Management

Yesenia Martinez
Scholarship Manager

Alan Sabal
Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Dominic Stellini
Director of Collaborative Programs

New York City College of Technology

Gabriella Collantes

Paul Dorestant
Acting Director, SEEK Program

Sandra Scriven

College of Staten Island

Michele Galati
Fellowship & Scholarship Advisor

Guttman Community College

Nelson Castro
Student Success Advocate

Danielle Insalaco-Egan
Director of Student Support and Achievement

Sophea So
Director of Admissions

Hostos Community College

Eric Morales
Scholarship Coordinator

Jason Libfeld
Student Leadership Coordinator

Hunter College

Aviles Chris
Student Services Specialist

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Michael Scaduto
Scholarship Coordinator

Kingsborough Community College

Robert Schacter
Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost

LaGuardia Community College

Rahela Akter
Scholarship Coordinator

Jennifer Aponte
Scholarship Coordinator

Gail Baksh-Jarrett
Senior Director/Enrollment & Student Financial Services

Zalma Keshawarz

Zuleima Reyes

Lehman College

Scott Dames
Director of Scholarships & Testing

Gloria Figueroa
Scholarship Coordinator

Macaulay Honors College

Veronica Maldona
Associate Director of Scholarships and Grants

Medgar Evers College

Ms. Judy Morgan
Scholarship Manager

Queens College

Richard Alvarez
Vice President of Enrollment & Retention

Jennifer Jarvis
Assistant Vice President Of Student Affairs

Ann Morgado
Assistant to the VP

Queensborough Community College

Bette Efthymiou
International Student Life Manager

Michel Hodge
VP, Student Affairs

Ronnie Lukas
Executive Director of Student Financial Services

York College

Randy Punter
Senior Career Opportunity Specialist

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