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UNIVERSITY STUDENT SENATE SCHOLARSHIPS


 

Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship

Award Amount: $1500

The USS Merit Scholarship was established in 1995 by the University Student Senate of the City University of New York and was then renamed the Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship in 2010. One student per CUNY campus, per academic year, is awarded for demonstrating outstanding academic and leadership performance under extraordinary circumstances. 

CLICK HERE To read more about Ernesto Malave, his accomplishments and service to CUNY. 

 

Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Students with Disabilities Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000

 

In 2003, the University Student Senate of the City University of New York established the Donald & Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship. The scholarship later became two different scholarships, one of which has been called the Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Students with Disabilities Scholarship since 2010. One student per CUNY campus, per academic year, is recognized for demonstrating outstanding scholarship, enthusiastic leadership, and a commitment to service under extraordinary circumstances.

 

Graduate Peer Mentoring Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000

 

In 2013, the University Student Senate of the City University of New York established the Graduate Peer Mentoring Scholarship. One student per campus, per academic year, is recognized for demonstrating a tremendous effort to help other graduate students through academic support, professional development, and leadership development within their college community. 

 

Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino International Students Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000

 

In 2003, the University Student Senate of the City University of New York established the Donald & Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship. The scholarship later became two different scholarships, one of which has been called the Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino International Students Scholarship since 2010. One student per CUNY campus, per academic year, is recognized for demonstrating outstanding scholarship, enthusiastic leadership, and a commitment to service under extraordinary circumstances.