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Belle Zeller Scholarship

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The Belle Zeller Scholarship Trust Fund was established in 1979 by the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, the instructional staff union of The City University of New York. The scholarship honors the founding president of the PSC, Belle Zeller, Professor Emerita of Political Science at Brooklyn College, where she taught for over 40 years. This scholarship is intended to honor the unique qualities of Belle Zeller: the combination of social commitment and scholarship. Belle Zeller Scholars receive a stipend for in-state tuition each semester toward the cost of their education. Applicants should show evidence of good character, and significant service to CUNY, the community, and/or their respective colleges which should be noted in documents or letters of recommendation.

Award / Eligibility Details:

Applicants shall have registered for the semester and be in active full-time attendance, carrying at least 12-credits for the Fall and Spring semesters. Graduating seniors from 4 year colleges are not eligible for this scholarship. Applicants should have completed at least 16 credits at any CUNY school and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

Deadline: Early December each year

Academic Level: Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Undergraduate Level Funding

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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