The New York Needs You Fellows Program is now accepting applications.

The Program is a highly selective program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students. Through holistic mentorship and a structured career development curriculum, the Fellows Program is designed to foster continuous college enrollment, internships, and job offers upon graduation from four-year institutions. Fellows also receive a professional development grant and numerous in-kind services.

NYNY Fellows:

-Earn a $2,500 professional development grant

-Access two summer internships at prestigious companies and organizations

-Receive individualized support from a mentor Coach

-Obtain in-kind services and products such as free business attire, free writing and ESL support, and subsidized test preparation

-Network with leading industry professionals

Applicants must meet the following four criteria to be eligible for the Fellows Program:

-Neither parent/guardian has a bachelor’s degree (in any country)

-U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency

-Freshman or sophomore attending college in the greater NYC-area

-Availability to attend regular Saturday workshops in Manhattan (workshops occur biweekly in Year 1 starting in June 2013; monthly in Year 2) 

Additional information is available online.  

The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. The Career and Scholarship Center will help guide you through the application process. 

If you are interested in applying please contact Michele Galati, Interim Fellowship and Scholarship Advisor at 718.982.2301 or