Applications are now being accepted for the New York City Housing Authority-CUNY Resident Scholarship.

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is committed to supporting its residents by offering the NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship, which provides $1,000 awards for undergraduate students in CUNY.

To be eligible, students must:

-Be an authorized NYCHA resident
-Be a sophomore, junior, or senior student who is enrolled full-time in a CUNY Associate’s- or Baccalaureate-degree program
-Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
-Demonstrate financial need
-Submit a 500-word autobiographical essay

Students should also be able to demonstrate extracurricular/community involvement in order to be competitive applicants.

The deadline to apply is Monday, June 30, 2014. Students may obtain an application online. Students who are seeking assistance with the application may contact Michele Galati, Fellowship and Scholarship Advisor, at 718.982.2301 or