New Transfer Students

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The Scholarship Office
524 West 59th Street
North Hall, Room 1280N
New York, NY 10019

Michael Scaduto
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 212-237-8872
Email: scholarships@jjay.cuny.edu

Hours:
Monday: 10:00AM - 4:45PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:45PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:45PM
Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:45PM
Friday - Sunday: Closed

Friday and evening hours by appointment

 

 

Questions or comments with respect to the information presented on this webpage should be directed to Michael Scaduto.

 

To support the learning experiences of our academically talented incoming transfer students, the following scholarships are available:

- Computer Science and Forensic Science Scholarship
-
Kevin Maher Memorial Scholarship
- Transfer Student Scholarship

To learn more about these scholarships, please call to set up an appointment with Michael Scaduto, Scholarship Coordinator, 212-237-8872, Room 1280N, scholarships@jjay.cuny.edu.

Computer Science and Forensic Science Scholarship
Undergraduate students pursing Computer Information Systems or Forensic Science are eligible to apply for a special scholarship opportunity.  This program was made possible by the Department of Science and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.  Funding is provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Scholarships are based on financial need.  The maximum award amount is $5,000 per academic year for freshmen and $7,500 each year after.  Scholarships are renewable yearly, depending on academic performance, continued financial need, and availability of funds.  To determine financial need, please file for financial aid at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

Eligibility: To be eligible for a scholarship a student must:

  • Officially declare a major in computer science or forensic science
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident

 For Entering First-Year students:

  • Have a high school average of 80 or better
  • Strong SAT or ACT scores
  • Strong grades in mathematics and science courses

For Entering Transfer students:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Strong grades in mathematics and science courses

Click here for an application.  We are currently accepting applications for the 2014/15 year.  The priority deadline is April 1, 2014.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis after the priority deadline

Kevin Maher Memorial Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a new transfer student with a GPA of 3.0 who can document proof of public service.

To apply, you must complete the
John Jay General Scholarship Application and submit a 500-word essay. In your essay, please describe what events and/or issues led you to pursue a career in public service and how you hope your studies will better prepare you to excel. Two letters of recommendation are also required.

The application deadline is Thursday, May 29, 2014.  Eligibility is limited to those students entering in the Fall 2014 semester.


Transfer Student Scholarship
If you have earned at least 45 credits and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 at your previous institution(s), you may be eligible for the Transfer Student Scholarship of $1,000.
To apply, you will need to complete the John Jay General Scholarship Application and write a 500-word essay. In your essay, please discuss the following:

  • Why you chose to transfer to John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • What aspects of John Jay's curriculum you liked
  • What your professional aspirations are

You must also submit a student copy of your transcript(s) from each college previously attended with this application.

The application deadline is Thursday, May 29, 2014.  Eligibility is limited to those students entering in the Fall 2014 semester.