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2013 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Recipients with CUNY VC Frank Sanchez (far left), Former NYCHA Chair John Rhea (center), NYCHA Scholarship Manager Tischelle George (Photo by PETE MIKOLESKI/NYCHA)
NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Program &
Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship Program


The Resident Scholarship Program is one of the many ways the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) invests in the education of its residents. The NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Program provides $1,000 scholarships for qualifying public housing residents who are enrolled in colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY), in a variety of majors with at least a 3.0 grade point average. And the Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship annually awards $1,000 scholarships to qualifying NYCHA residents with disabilities who are enrolled in CUNY senior and community colleges.

Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship & the Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship

All eligible NYCHA residents, who are also CUNY students are encouraged to apply. 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)


Applications

  2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Application 
  2014 Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship Application 


Frequently Asked Questions 

  Visit our list of FAQs to get answers to your questions 


Flyers

  2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Flyer (in English)
  2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Flyer (in Spanish)
  2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Flyer (in Chinese)
  2014 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Flyer (in Russian)

 

2013 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship

  NYCHA Scholars Awarded for College Achievements

 

2012 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship

  Meet the NYCHA-CUNY & Regina A. Figueroa Memorial Scholarship Recipients
 15 NYCHA Residents Earn CUNY Scholarships

 

2011 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholars 

 Meet the 2011 Scholarship Winners (in PDF)
 Resident Scholarship Program Awards Ceremony Photos (NYCHA - Flickr)
   (CUNY Photos - Picassa)
 Chairman John B Rhea's remarks (YouTube)
 Read the article   

2010 NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholars 

 Meet the 2010 Scholarship Winners (in PDF)
 Resident Scholarship Program Reception Photos (Flickr)
 Students Given a Real Boost (New York Daily News) (in PDF)
 Scholarships for Public Housing Residents (El Diario La Prensa) (in PDF)


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