CUNY Rhodes Scholars from left to right: David Bauer, Macaulay Honors College at City College, 2009, Eugene Shenderov, Brooklyn College, 2005, Zujaja Tauqeer, Macaulay Honors College at Brooklyn College, 2011, Lisette Nieves, Brooklyn College, 1992, and Lev Sviridov, City College, 2005
The prestigious scholarships described here provide monetary awards and other types of assistance intended to support the graduate and undergraduate education of outstanding students. What these scholarships have in common is that they are recognized as among the most prestigious available and as such can have a dramatic, life-changing impact on the lives of the students who receive them. >>
Here are our descriptions of selected Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships with links to their own websites for more information.
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Prestigious Scholarships News
College: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Awards: W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship Recipient, 2014
Chantal Adlam (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2014) will work toward doctorate in chemistry with a full tuition waiver and a W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship to support her research.
College: Queensborough Community College
Awards: Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship, 2014; admissions to SUNY Stony Brook, 2014
Yueting Chen (Queensborough Community College, 2014) will study biochemistry with a Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
William Cheung (CUNY BA, 2014) will research idealism and ethics in globalized, multicultural societies while on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany.
Simone Gordon (City College, 2014) heads to Calcutta on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship as she prepares for a career in teaching, a goal since third grade.
Ariela Hazan (Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, 2014) delays medical school to teach in Taiwan with a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.
Andrew Marcus (Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, 2014) brings a scientific sensibility to his New York City Urban Fellowship.
College: LaGuardia Community College
Awards: Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship, 2014
Cristina Mihailescu (LaGuardia Community College, 2014) will use her Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship to approach economics with an international viewpoint.
Melody Mills (Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, 2014) will use her Fulbright Scholarship to study a social program's impact on homless Peruvian girls.
Danny Ramos (Hunter College, 2014), the son of Mexican immigrants, intends to channel his childhood as he uses a Math for America Fellowship to become a New York City public school math teacher.
College: Hunter College
Awards: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2014
Barukh Rohde (Hunter College, 2014) seeks to kill a disease-carrying insect that is damaging citrus crops with his National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
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