Apply for CUNY SPS Scholarships


In recognition of outstanding academic achievements, the CUNY School of Professional Studies offers a number of academic scholarships to undergraduate and graduate degree students. Awards range from partial to full tuition and most awards will be applied to the Fall 2017 term. The online Scholarship Application used by CUNY SPS provides a platform for students to complete their scholarship application, upload required documents, and have references submitted in a one-stop process. Once a Scholarship application is submitted students can monitor the status of their application through their personalized online Scholarship Application dashboard.

Students who have questions about Scholarship opportunities may submit them to the CUNY SPS Scholarships office via email at

Use your CUNY SPS username and password to login to the application system.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for scholarships?

To be considered for a scholarship, currently enrolled, degree seeking, undergraduate and graduate students submit a scholarship application online. Students are considered for CUNY SPS scholarships based on fund eligibility and an overall assessment of their scholarship application.

When are scholarship applications due?

Spring 2018 applications are due as specifically stated in each application.

How are scholarship decisions made and when are decisions announced?

Scholarships decisions are based on careful, overall assessment of each student’s academic performance, as well as the additional information provided in the scholarship application. Applicants are strongly encouraged to carefully read the application instructions and to write a strong personal statement.

Scholarship award decisions for Spring 2018 will be announced by January 16, 2018. Applicants will be informed of their decisions via email.

Terms and Conditions

Scholarships and awards are subject to financial availability, and CUNY SPS reserves the right to reduce or rescind any scholarship or award if financial circumstances dictate.

Scholarships may not be deferred. Recipients must use the scholarship in the year(s) for which it is awarded.

To maintain scholarship awards, scholarship recipients must remain in good academic standing as described by the undergraduate and graduate grading policies in the CUNY SPS Catalog and Handbook.

CUNY employees receiving tuition waivers are not eligible for CUNY SPS Scholarships.