Scholarships and Honors Book

All scholarship awards, research fellowship awards, and honors awarded in 2013-2014 were compiled in the  2014_GSOE_Honors_Book_0523.pdf, uploaded at   https://sites.google.com/site/gsoejsr2/GSOE-Honors-Book


Part A: GSOE Scholarships for Current Students:


The Grove School of Engineering provides a number of scholarships to engineering students each year:

1. Scholarships sponsored by Engineering Alumni and CCNY Alumni Association;
2. Scholarships sponsored by special national organizations.
3. Each department provides and administrates their special scholarships and fellowships.

Please fill the general online application form:


All applications should be sent to OSRS@ccny.cuny.edu or the specified  locations by the specified dates.
All applications will be reviewed by the GSOE Faculty Committee on Honors and Awards, and will also be forwarded to the corresponding department for departmental awards.

In addition,
   for NSF- CUNY LSAMP Scholarships, please contact  Dr.Claude Brathwaite <cbrathwaite@ccny.cuny.edu>;
   for NOAA- CUNY CREST Scholarships and fellowships, please contact Dr.Shakila Merchant <merchant@ce.ccny.cuny.edu>;
   for NACME, GEM, and Merck scholarships, please contact OSD Director Mr. Rawlins Beharry <beharry@ccny.cuny.edu>.



Spring 2015 Announcements

1. CCNY Alumni scholarship and Engineering Alumni scholarship application due March 15th, 2015

for all scholarship requirements and online application.

 2. Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship application due March 10th, 2015. 
     In addition, the City College Fellows are recruited every semester with application  deadlines of December 1st and May 1st. 
      Computer Science majors are eligible for both fellowships.

 for more information.




Fall 2014 Announcements

2014_1220

The Lawrence Hauben Scholarship (application deadline January 7, 2015)

Eligibility: Recipients of the Lawrence Hauben Scholarship must

     a)  be an Engineering major in The Grove School, in either their junior or senior year of study.

     b)  have a 3.0 minimum overall GPA.

     c) have demonstrated a strong commitment to service within the school and/or community.

 This scholarship is competitive renewal.

The first distribution of this scholarship is for spring 2015 semester, in the amount of $2,500.00 to be applied to tuition costs alone.

Beginning in fall 2015, the Lawrence Hauben scholarship will be awarded annually in the amount of $5,000 to be applied to tuition costs for both fall and spring semesters.

To apply, please fill the GSOE scholarship application form, return it to the Office of Student Research and Scholarship by email to osrs@ccny.cuny.edu, a long with your resume and at least one letter of recommendation. 

The GSOE scholarship general application form can be downloaded from https://sites.google.com/site/gsoejsr2/GSOE-Honors-Book


2014_1031

To apply: Please download the GSOE scholarship application form at
 https://sites.google.com/site/gsoejsr2/GSOE-Honors-Book

Submit the filled form along with letters of recommendation (it it is required by the individual scholarship you apply) by email to OSRS@ccny.cuny.edu before Nov.14, 2014.

1. The President Gregory H. Williams / The Sidney & Betty Shames Scholarship, Inc. ($5,000,one)

For one $5,000 award each year. Funds are to be awarded to engineering students who demonstrate merit and need.  May be renewed for the same student. Students who receive this scholarship must write a letter of appreciation to Betty and Sidney Shames and deliver it to Elena Sturman at the City College Fund.  (two Letters of Recommendation required).

2. Norma Schlissel Scholarship for Women in Engineering ($2,000, one)

A scholarship for women in engineering, based on merit and need, for female engineering juniors and seniors. Award is $2, 000 a year. Recipient must compose a letter of appreciation to Ms. Norma Schlissel, to be delivered in person to Elena Sturman at The City College Fund. (one Letter of Recommendation required)

3. Edith & Ernest Maclin Scholarship ($1,000, one)

For students of Jewish faith in Engineering, with preference for a female student. Awarded on basis of need to a student entering at least the junior year with min 2.5 GPA. Recipient must compose  a letter of appreciation to Mrs. Edith Maclin, to be delivered in person to Elena Sturman at The City College Fund.

4. CBS/Sony Engineering Scholarship ($500, one)

An engineering scholarship fund to be disbursed over a period of one year granted to economically disadvantaged students as determined by the Dean of the School of Engineering and/or his/her designee.

5. Joseph E. Robbins Loan Fund (up to $500, one)

Matriculated students in the School of Engineering, undergraduate or graduate, are eligible to apply for a loan offered by the Joseph E. Robbins Loan Fund. The interest-free loan is to help engineering students during emergencies, and should be  repaid by the borrower so that the loan fund may be perpetuated.  The maximum size of the loan is set at $500.  The applicant must sign an agreement to repay the loan if it is granted.  Recipient must compose  a letter of appreciation to Mr. Robbins, to be delivered in person to Elena Sturman at The City College Fund.

6. David B. Steinman Memorial Scholarship (up to $500, one)

The David B. Steiman Awards was established in 1954.  The awards are in the form of loans and grants, ranging from $100 to $500, to deserving and needy undergraduate students in the School of Technology or to graduating seniors who need financial assistance to pursue full-time graduate work in engineering.  The awards shall be based on character, scholarship, range of knowledge and interests, well-rounded performance and leadership potential.  The loans are debts of honor, non-interest-bearing, and not legally collectable.

7. Stuyvesant Ralph Mednick ($2,000, two)

Stuyvesant-CCNY To be awarded to a student who is all of the following:  1. a second, third, or fourth year student; 2. is an electrical engineering major;  3. has proof of financial need;  4. has at least a 3.0 GPA;  5. is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School; and  6. is a US citizen or permanent resident.  Student selection is to be made by the CCNY School of Engineering faculty. Distribution amounts must be determined by City College Fund and are to be a minimum $2,000 but not to exceed 90% of the recipient student’s combined tuition, books and lab fees. More than one award may be designated by the City College Fund. (Computer Engineering Students concentrated in electronic materials and device may also apply)

2014_1019

Irving Goldman Scholarship (Application deadline extended to November 14, 2014)

            $5,000 per year; may be renewed for up to three additional years.

 

Eligibility: Incoming freshman, full time student majoring in Engineering

Criteria: High school average above 80% with math above 90%, SAT Math 700 and above;

                        Demonstrated financial need;

                        Strong preference for students who are immigrants or the children of immigrants, the

                          first in their family to attend college and live in Brooklyn.

 Criteria for renewal: Maintains a 3.0 GPA as a full time student; Actively participates in research and professional student organization activities,

 and make satisfactory progress to ward engineering degree.


To apply, please download the GSOE scholarship application form at
https://sites.google.com/site/gsoejsr2/GSOE-Honors-Book

Submit the filled form along with resume, high school transcript, and two letters of recommendation by email to OSRS@ccny.cuny.edu before Nov.14, 2014.

Please have one paragraph in your resume to describe your life in CCNY as a freshman, and provide the middle term test score of your Calculus course.

 

2014_0901

1. Metropolitan Club Association of Old Crows Scholarship (AOC Scholarship):
    The Grove School of Engineering was invited to nominate two engineering students for the AOC scholarship competition.
    The application form can be download from: https://sites.google.com/site/gsoejsr2/GSOE-Honors-Book
    Interested students please submit the completed application form by September 9th to osrs@ccny.cuny.edu.   
  
     Eligibility Requirements:
    - Must be US Citizen seeking a baccalaureate degree in EE, CS, or other related technical field.
    - Must be a Junior or above
    - Must have permanent residence in the greater NYC area.


2. SAME Scholarships from US Military Via CCNY Alumni
    $1,000 each, the number of awards: TBA (depending on funding availability)
    Eligibility: US Citizen, full time engineering major students.
    Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a strong leadership and contribution to the GSOE community with a cumulative GPA ~3.0 or better.
    Please fill the GSOE General Scholarship Application, which can be downloaded from https://sites.google.com/site/gsoejsr2/2013-research-internships-documents
    The application form should be submitted to OSRS@ccny.cuny.edu before September 15th, Monday.

    The SAME scholarship candidates will be nominated jointly by GSOE departments, the office of student research & scholarship and the office of student development,
    and reviewed by GSOE scholarship committee.
  

3. The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
    The deadline for submission of completed applications is November 1, 2014.

    Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study – in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program – in the United States.
    Each award is for up to $25,000 in maintenance grants and up to $20,000 in tuition tuition and fees or 50% of required tuition and fees/year.

    For more information, visit  http://www.pdsoros.org/competition/index.cfm
    To apply online: http://www.pdsoros.org/forms/index.cfm

    Interested students please contact Dr. Yuying Gosser at OSRS@ccny.cuny.edu for guidance.







Part B: GSOE Scholarships for Incoming Freshman

Mini-Circuits Scholarship

The Mini-Circuits Scholarship is founded by Mr. Harvey Kaylie, an alumnus of CCNY School of Engineering and the founder of Mini-Circuits, Inc., a global leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing RF and Microwave signal processing components. The Mini-Circuits Scholarship is intended to help economically disadvantaged, gifted and talented students attend the City College to pursue their engineering career.

The Mini-Circuits Scholarship provides the following benefits:
  • $10,000 per year for five years to support academic study including 20% time dedicated to research
  • Privilege to engage in faculty-mentored research to develop hands-on experience and practical knowledge
  • Individualized advising and counseling for career development
  • Special guidance in preparation for post-graduate study with fellowship
  • Opportunities for paid summer internship in the Mini-Circuits, Inc.

Grove Scholarship

The Grove Scholarship is founded by Dr. Andrew Grove, the founder of Intel Corporation, who graduated in 1960 from the Chemical Engineering Department, and earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1963. He has provided a generous endowment to the Grove School of Engineering and he enthusiatically supports undergraduate students participating in research.

The Grove Scholarship provides the following benefits:
  • $5,000 per year for five years to support academic study including 20% time dedicated to research
  • Privilege to engage in faculty-mentored research to develop hands-on experience and practical knowledge
  • Individualized advising and counseling for career development
  • Special guidance in preparation for post-graduate study with fellowship
Students who are interested in the following engineering disciplines and who would like to pursue a career in engineering or research are encouraged to apply:
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility


Please note that a strong preference will be given to students who intend to pursue graduate studies in the Engineering fields. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with:
  • A minimum of 1250 combined total (Math and English) SAT or equivalent
  • High School Average of 85 or higher
  • 4 years of Mathematics and 3 years science including 1 year of Physics and 1 year of Chemistry
  • Record of extracurricular activities and/or a commitment to community service
Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Step1: Complete the regular online application for CCNY in CUNY system at http://cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate.html

Step2: Download the "Supplementary material for engineering admission" at http://www1.ccny.cuny.edu/prospective/admissions/applications.cfm, complete the form following the instruction.

Step3: Complete the CCNY scholarship online application at https://enrollment.ccny.cuny.edu/scholarship/, and at the beginning of the "Personal Statement" specify the scholarship you apply. 

Contact information

The Office of Student Research and Scholarship,   Director: Dr. Yuying Gosser, OSRS@ccny.cuny.edu, 212-650-5452, 212-650-8385

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