Scholarships
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The College of New Rochelle recognizes outstanding students by offering numerous merit scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment, leadership, commitment to service, and intellectual promise.

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Academic Scholarships and Awards for students who are enrolled full-time in the School of Arts & Sciences or the School of Nursing undergraduate programs.

Note: Not all scholarships and awards listed are available to all student in all programs. Please contact us at scholarships@cnr.edu for more information. 

Trustee Scholarship

This is the College’s premier award offered annually to two entering students who are anticipated to have a transformational effect on The College of New Rochelle: one in the School of Arts & Sciences and one in the School of Nursing.
Eligibility 
Demonstrated high academic achievement and effective leadership skills 
SAT combined score of 1500 or higher 
GPA of 96 or above
Award is renewed for four years of undergraduate study contingent on maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or above.
Amount
Full Tuition plus Room & Board 

Presidential Scholarship 
Eligibility
Rank in the top 5% of high school class (where secondary school provides rank) 
SAT combined score of 1200 or higher 
GPA of 92 or above  
Award is renewed for four undergraduate years of study contingent on maintaining a GPA of 3.2 or above.
Amount
$17,000 applied to tuition  

Academic Scholarship 
Eligibility 
Rank in top 10% of high school class (where secondary school provides rank) 
SAT combined score of 1100 or higher 
GPA of 90 or above  
Award is renewed for four undergraduate years of study contingent on maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Amount
$16,000 applied to tuition  

Dean’s Scholarship 

Eligibility 
Rank in top 15% of high school class (where secondary school provides rank) 
School of Arts and Sciences: SAT combined score of 1000 or higher 
School of Nursing:  SAT combined score of 1050 or higher
GPA of 88 or above 
Award is renewed for four undergraduate years of study contingent on maintaining a GPA of 2.7 or above.
Amount
$14,000 applied to tuition   

Honors Scholarship 
This prestigious award is offered to students enrolling in the School of Arts & Sciences or the School of Nursing who have been admitted to the Honors Program
Eligibility 
Admission to the Honors Program which depends on exceptional academic high school performance and expectation for contribution to the academic life ofthe College Community. Additional application to the Honors Program is required. Award is renewed for four undergraduate years contingent upon maintaining a GPA of 3.3 or above through the Sophomore year, 3.5 or above for Junior and Senior years and remaining in the Honors Program.
Amount 
$25,000($17,000 applied to tuition; $8,000 applied to Room and Board) isawarded to Resident Honors Students who live in the Honors Living-Learning Community
$17,000 (applied to tuition) is awarded to Commuting Honors Students

Merit Transfer Scholarships School of Arts & Sciences
Eligibility
Enrollment in School of Arts & Sciences 
Demonstrated academic success at college level 
Amount
Variable $7,500 to $11,500 applied to tuition

Merit Transfer Scholarships School of Nursing
Eligibility
Enrollment in the School of Nursing
Demonstrated academic success at a college level (presenting a GPA of 3.0 or better)
Exceptional or Advanced Level performance on TEAS-V
Amount
Variable $8,000 to $10,000 applied to tuition

City of New Rochelle Resident Award
In honor of the 325th Anniversary of the founding of the City of New Rochelle, The College of New Rochelle is investing in the future of thecity by dedicating a financial award to any resident of the City who is accepted and enrolls in the School of Arts & Sciences or the School of Nursing.
Eligibility
A resident of the City of New Rochelle who is accepted and enrolls in either the School of Arts& Sciences or the School of Nursing.
Amount
Variable up to $9,000 applied to tuition

Catholic High School Graduate Award
In keeping with the Mission of The College of New Rochelle, this award is made to graduates of Catholic High Schools. 
Eligibility
Graduate of Catholic high school who is accepted and enrolls in the School of Arts & Sciences or the School of Nursing.
Amount
Variable up to $9,000 applied to tuition

St. Angela Award

Eligibility
Acceptance and enrollment in either the School of Arts & Sciences or the School of Nursing
Selection based on high school performance, SAT score and potential contribution to the College Community. Award is renewed contingent on maintaining good academic standing.
Amount
Variable up to $7,000 applied to tuition

For further information about scholarships above, contact Admissions atscholarships@cnr.edu.

Scholarships and Awards are renewable each year provided student meets the renewal requirements specified.  Scholarships may be combined with other forms of financial aid, however, total tuition scholarship and TAP (NY State Tuition Assistance Program) Grant cannot exceed tuition charge. A student may receive only one of the above scholarships or awards.


Specialized Scholarships & Awards
The College of New Rochelle also offers several specialized scholarships and awards based on specified criteria. Most do not require a separate application for consideration. However, additional information may need to be provided (e.g. resume, portfolio, audition, essay, etc.) prior to selection. 

Student-Faculty Research Scholarship 
Highly motivated students can enhance their undergraduate experience through one-on-one research with a faculty member.  Five Student-Faculty Research Scholarships are awarded annually with an opportunity for renewal each academic year. The area of research varies.
Amount
$3,000 
Information
Students admitted to the School of Arts & Sciences are selected for invitation to this program.
Contact Admissions at scholarships@cnr.edu.

Art Scholarships 
Students majoring in art may choose to submit a portfolio of 14 to 20 pieces.Recipients are chosen based on artistic ability and academic promise.Scholarships are renewable.
Amount
Variable $2,000-$4,000
Information
Contact Admissions at scholarships@cnr.edu.

Journalism Grant 
Students with experience and interest in journalism can enhance their years at CNR and gain excellent experience by participating in the development of student publications, including the student newspaper, literary magazine, and yearbook.  
Amount
Variable $1,000-$4,000
Information
Contact Tiffani Blake at tblake@cnr.edu by April 15. 

Ursuline Leadership Grant
Eligibility
Graduates of Ursuline high schools have the opportunity to enhance the Catholic and Ursuline character of the College working with Campus Ministry as peer educators and leaders.  
On-campus residency is required. 
Amount
$8,000 applied to room and board  
Information
Contact Helen Wolf  at hwolf@cnr.edu by April 15 

Choir and Musician Grant 
Students with an interest in music can participate in one or more opportunities,including the Holy Family Chapel Choir, Gospel Choir, and musical ensembles.  
Amount
Variable $1,000 to $4,000
Information 
Contact Jenny Rroji at jrroji@cnr.edu by April 15 to request an audition 

Russel and Deborah Taylor Foundation Scholarship 
Students enrolled at The College of New Rochelle who wish to participate in study abroad have the exciting opportunity to have half their costs funded through this scholarship. Students must be upper division and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above in order to apply. An application,selection criteria, and deadlines apply. (see information below)
Amount
Variable supporting half the cost of study abroad
Information
Contact Study Abroad Coordinator Dr. Andre Beauzethier at abeauzethier@cnr.edu


Stephen J. Sweeny Honors Scholarship
Awarded to incoming students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their high school career, are enrolled in the Honors Program and will major in either math or science.
Amount
$2,000

Martinelli Nursing Scholars Program
Awarded to students admitted and enrolled in the Accelerated Second-Degree Program. Awardees are identified by the Dean of the School of Nursing.
Amount
Variable amount depending on number of enrollees, awarded equally to students enrolled in the Accelerated Second-Degree Program

Rudin Scholarship for Nursing
Awarded to students admitted and enrolled in the Accelerated Second-Degree Program, presenting a 3.3 cumulative GPA for previous degree earned.Awarded in priority to students from the five boroughs of New York City,then to students from the United States and then to international students. Awardees are identified by the Dean of the School of Nursing.
Amount
Variable


Endowed Scholarships
The following endowed scholarships are made available through the generosity of alumnae/i and friends.

Amount
Variable $1,000-$2,000
Renewable contingent on recipient maintaining good academic standing and meeting any other specified eligibility criteria
Information
Contact Admissions at scholarships@cnr.edu

Ahern Family Scholarship 
Awarded to incoming freshmen who either reside in Broome County, New York or graduated from a high school in Broome County or otherwise resident ofother upstate counties. 

St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarship
Awarded to a student committed to Campus Ministry activities.

Margaret Bedard Memorial Scholarship (for Honors) 
Awarded to an incoming freshman who is admitted to the Honors Program in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Margaret Bedard Memorial Scholarship (for International Studies)
Awarded to an incoming freshman committed to pursuing a degree in international studies. 

Ralph & Mary Fischer Bell ’34 Scholarship
Awarded to students in the School of Arts & Sciences or School of Nursing who demonstrate academic excellence.

Class of 1950  Scholarship 
Merit scholarship for students in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Cook Scholarship
Awarded to two graduates of Cathedral High School who have demonstrated academic excellence during their high school years.

Joan Cook Scholarship 
Awarded to a student who has graduated from a private or parochial high school,is a member of the National Honor Society, and resides outside New York State 

Suzanne C. Danahar Scholarship 
Awarded to a highly qualified sophomore who has demonstrated academic achievement in nursing, scientific research, or social justice.

George & Margaret Svack Dyroff Scholarship 
Awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated academic excellence during high school, who is majoring in Chemistry at CNR, and has financial need. 

Ann & Patrick Foley Scholarship 
Awarded to a student who is a sophomore or beyond, has demonstrated academic success and demonstrated financial need in order to complete the college degree.

Ann Tubman & Grace Tubman Mullaney 
Awarded to a student based on academic merit and financial need.

Sr. Dorothy Ann Kelly Scholarship
Rotated among the four Schools of the College, this scholarship is awarded upon initial enrollment and is renewable until graduation contingent upon maintaining good academic standing; recipient will have prior significant academic achievement, demonstrated potential for leadership by prior achievement, recommendation or essay, and demonstrated financial need.

Eugene Lang Foundation Scholarship 
Awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated academic merit during high school and has demonstrated financial need.  

McEntegart Sisters Family Fund Scholarship 

Awarded to an incoming freshman raised in a single parent household who has demonstrated academic merit in high school and has demonstrated financial need.  

Carole McCarthy Nicholson Scholarship 
Awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated academic merit during high school. 

James J. Nicholson, Esq. Scholarship 
Awarded to an incoming freshman in the School of Arts & Sciences whose parent is a uniformed worker (firefighter, police officer, sanitation worker, bus driver, etc.), and who has demonstrated academic merit during high school and has demonstrated financial need.

Katherine Hanson O’Malley Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated academic merit during high school  and has demonstrated financial need. 

Helen Hanson Walsh Scholarship
Awarded to an incoming freshman in the School of Arts & Sciences who is majoring in English. 

Mary Lou Maiolo Zuanelli Fund Scholarship
Awarded to an incoming freshman in the School of Arts & Sciences, is either a first or second generation college student, who is majoring or minoring in Spanish and has demonstrated financial need.