Scholarship for NYCHA Residents

Scholarship for NYCHA Residents attending CUNY

If you are a NYCHA resident attending a CUNY Community or Senior College, you may be eligible to receive a $1,000 NYCHA - CUNY Resident Scholarship or the Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship.

We are pleased to announce the open application period for both scholarships. Approximately 10 scholarships will be awarded to eligible NYCHA residents. Completed applications must be received by NYCHA no later than June 30, 2014.


Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an authorized NYCHA resident
  • Be a sophomore, junior or senior student enrolled full-time in a CUNY Associate or Baccalaureate degree program
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Submit a 500-word autobiographical essay
  • Have a verifiable disability (only for applicants of Regina A. Memorial Scholarship)


NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Program Flyer:     

2014 NYCHA Resident Scholarship Flyer (English) <pdf>

2014 NYCHA Resident Scholarship Applications:

2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Application <pdf>

2014 Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship Application <pdf>


For more information about these scholarship offerings for NYCHA residents please visit:

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