To support the learning experiences of our academically talented incoming transfer students, the following scholarships are available.
Deadline for Fall 2017 students - TBA
- Computer Science and Forensic Science Scholarship
- Kevin Maher Memorial Scholarship
- NECO - First in Family Scholarship
- Transfer Student Scholarship
To learn more about these scholarships, please call to set up an appointment with Michael Scaduto, Associate Director, 212-237-8872, Room 1280N, email@example.com.
Undergraduate students pursing Computer Information Systems, Forensic Science or Cell and Molecular Biology 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: www.fafsa.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 Transfer students:
- Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
- Strong grades in mathematics and science courses
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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 College 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.
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 College 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.