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65-30 Kissena Blvd Tuition In/Out-State: $6,330 / $13,440 Total Fall Enrollment: 20,906
Queens , NY 11367-1597 Books and Supplies: $1,364 Applicants Admitted: 43%
(718) 997-5000 On-campus Room and Board: $14,730 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 72%
http://qc.cuny.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $65 Receiving Institutional Aid: 7% , $4,930 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics

Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship

Scholarship Description
The Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship Fund was established in 2003 by the University Student Senate to provide support for both graduate and undergraduate international students and students with disabilities. Each CUNY campus may nominate two Passantino scholars. The scholars receive a one-time $500 scholarship.To apply, undergraduates students must be enrolled in a minimum of six credits; graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of three credits. Undergraduates must have completed a minimum of twenty-four credits at a CUNY college but have earned no more than ninety-six total credits. Graduate applicants must have completed at least nine credits and no more than twenty-four total credits. (Other credit restrictions may apply for graduate students.) International students must provide evidence of eligibility in the form of a letter from the International Student Advisor verifying the applicant's visa status. Students with disabilities must provide a letter of verification from the Director of Disability Services. Applicants must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.5, and provide at least two letters of recommendation indicating evidence of good character, academic achievement and/or service to the community. One letter must come from a CUNY professor. In addition, applicants must provide an original personal essay of no more than 1,000 words, stating among other things, applicant's field of interest, current projects, future plans, etc. The essay should demonstrate an ability to communicate creatively in the written form.
Amount
$500
Number of Awards
2
Renewable
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Renewal Criteria
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Award Criteria Requirements:

Financial need
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GPA
2.50
SAT
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ACT
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Class Standing
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State
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Other
International students must provide evidence of eligibility in the form of a letter from the International Student Advisor verifying the applicant's visa status. Students with disabilities must provide a letter of verification from the Director of Disability Services. Must provide at least two letters of recommendation indicating evidence of good character, academic achievement and/or service to the community. One letter must come from a CUNY professor.
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