Scholarships and Awards
Scholarship Opportunities Office
Students interested in scholarship opportunities should first visit the Transfer Success Center in room M-101. The Office's website has updated information on scholarship opportunities and the counselors in that office can assist students with the application process.
The Honors Program provides additional support to Honor students and Phi Theta Kappa members who are interested in applying for scholarships, especially transfer scholarships. Honor students should visit the Honors Office in M377 for assistance.
Listed below are some of the scholarships, internal and external, available to entering, current, and graduating students.
CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) at Kingsborough Community College
To encourage undergraduate participation in authentic scientific research and to increase persistence in STEM disciplines, CUNY is funding mentored laboratory experiences for CUNY community college students over a one-year period. For more information, please visit the Honors Office and speak to the Director. You can also find additional information at
Dean's List Scholarship
Students who have been on the Dean's List for their first two semesters and enroll full-time for a third semester are eligible for the Dean's List Scholarship. For more information, please visit the Office of the Dean of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in room A228 or call (718) 368-5029.
Students interested in the
Wave Scholarship should contact (718) 368-6558 or visit room A217.
CUNY Office of Academic Affairs maintains
the Prestigious Scholarships website which lists some of the best scholarships available to undergraduate students. Honor students should visit the website to learn about the eligibility for each scholarship, the application process, and the deadlines.
Kaplan Foundation Scholarship
The Kaplan Leadership Associate's Degree Scholarship offers financial and academic support, including individualized academic advising, transfer counseling, college tours, mentoring opportunities, leadership training and development to high potential associate degree students with unmet financial need who are also members of underrepresented populations in higher education. Scholarships for associate's degree candidates can be up to $3,000.00 and for bachelor degree candidates up to $25,000.00 per year plus additional funding to assist with living expenses.
Kingsborough's Academic and Service Scholarships and Awards
Annual awards are given to graduating students who achieve academic excellence in their various disciplines, and to students who give outstanding service to the college through student government and other student activities. The Faculty Committee on Awards administers the annual Awards Program. The Awards Ceremony is part of the two-day Commencement Exercises at Kingsborough and is usually held the evening before the Commencement Day in June. Families and friends of the awardees are invited to the annual Awards Ceremony to share in the celebration of the students' success.
The Faculty Committee on Awards, in addition selects the Valedictorian. All students who have achieved a GPA of 4.00 and have no more than 12 transfer credits to Kingsborough are invited to audition for the Valedictorian speech. For any questions regarding the Annual Awards Program, students should visit room A228 or call (718) 368-5797.
Awards are determined by departmental or college scholarship committee. Application deadlines will be announced for awards that are competitive.
Department of Art The Fine Arts Award The Graphic Design and Illustration Award Department of Behavioral Sciences and Human Services
The Behavioral Sciences Award The Substance Abuse Counseling Program Award Mental Health and Human Services Program Award The Early Childhood Education Award Education Studies Award
Department of Biological Sciences
The Biological Sciences Department Award The Physical Therapist Assistant Program Award
Department of Business
The Accounting Program Award The Business Administration Program Award The Retail Merchandising Program Award The Office Administration and Technology Award Department of Communications and Performing Arts
The Communications Award
The Speech Communication Award The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Award The Performing Arts Award The Broadcasting Award The Communications and Performing Arts Award Department of English
The English Award The Journalism and Print Media Program Award
Department of Foreign Languages The Foreign Language Award Hebrew/Yiddish Scholastic Studies Award Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation The Health, Physical Education and Recreation Award The Recreation and Recreation Therapy Award The Community Health Program Award The Patricia Hazlewood Spirit of Community Health Award The Exercise Science/Personal Training Program Award
Department of History, Philosophy and Political Science The Political Science Award The History Studies Award The Philosophy Studies Award The Bernard Klein Excellence Award
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science The Mathematics Program Award The Computer Science Program Award The Computer Information Systems Award
Department of Nursing
The Nursing Scholastic Award The Surgical Technology Award Department of Physical Sciences
The Chemistry Award The Engineering Science Award The Physics Program Award
Department of Student Development
The New Start Program Award
Department of Tourism and Hospitality The Tourism and Hospitality Award The Virtual Enterprise Award The Maritime Technology Award
The Liberal Arts Award The Women's Studies Program Award The David B. Silver Scholarship Award The Lucille Nieporent Memorial Award The Cope Award for Academic Excellence The Charlotte Keller Marmaros Scholarship for Promising Professionals in Gerontology The Patricia Hazlewood Spirit of Community Health Award The Student Leadership Service Award The Honors Program Award The Science Scholars Award The Israel and Julia Glasser Scholarship for Political Science The Leon M. Goldstein Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence and Community Service The Otis Hill Scholarship Award The Rachelle Goldsmith College Now Honors Program Scholarship Award The KCC Alumni Association Scholarship Award The KCC Retirees Scholarship Presidential Honors Scholar Certificate The President's Award for Distinguished Scholarship
The Valedictorian Award Student Service Awards Certificate of Recognition Bronze Awards
Gold Awards Special Service Awards The Library Award The Childcare Center Memorial Service Award The Peer Advisor Service Award The Student Service Award
The Anthony F. Russo Student Leadership Service Award The Kingsborough Referees Award