School of Professional Studies Announces New Scholarship Opportunities

March 1, 2011 | School of Professional Studies

The School of Professional Studies is delighted to announce three new scholarship opportunities for its students. The Founding Dean’s Scholarship is open to all qualified applicants enrolled in an SPS degree program on a part- or full-time basis.  At least one scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,500 to a full-time student and at least one scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a part-time student on the basis of financial need, academic merit, and who are within one-semester of completing their degree program.

Applicants will be asked to submit a 500-word essay describing their educational and career goals and how the scholarship will help achieve these goals.  In addition, applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from an instructor or professional colleague.

The deadline for submission is April 1, 2011.  Award recipients will be announced May 2, 2011.

The Bob Martin Memorial Scholarship is open to any applicant with a 2.5 GPA or higher who is enrolled in an SPS online baccalaureate program on a part- or full-time basis, and who will be entering his/her final semester prior to completing the online degree.  At least one scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to an applicant who meets this criteria and on the basis of financial need and academic merit.
Applicants will be asked to submit a 500-word essay describing the candidate’s educational and career goals and how the scholarship will help achieve these goals.  In addition, applicant must submit one letter of recommendation from an instructor or professional colleague.

The deadline for submission is April 1, 2011.  Award recipients will be announced May 2, 2011.

For further information and to apply, please visit the SPS Scholarships Web page at http://www.sps.cuny.edu/admissions/scholarships.html.

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