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The SLU scholarship application for 2024 spring opens 10/10/2023 and the deadline is 12/12/2023

The School of Labor and Urban Studies (CUNY-SLU) offers various institutional scholarships to support newly admitted and continuing degree and certificate students. Opportunities are available for undergraduates or graduates and are generally based on strong academic work, commitment to labor and public service, or financial need. SLU also connects students to a number of external scholarship offerings from esteemed organizations.

Scholarships and Grants
Office of Student Accounts
School of Labor and Urban Studies
(646) 313-8420

A quick guide to Scholarship Manager for new students and first-time users

Scholarship Search

Our online catalog contains several internal and external scholarships. We recommend using the category search filter to view specific opportunities.

Claim Account – Steps to claim your Scholarship Manager account.

Scholarship Manager

Scholarship Manager is a fully integrated scholarship application and awarding system. Use to apply to scholarships and grants listed below.

CUNY-SLU Scholarships and Grants

JSM Diversity Scholarship

Promoting Diversity and Excellence in Union Leadership and Labor Studies. Scholarship overview.

Public Service Scholarship

Supporting Leaders of Tomorrow by Expanding Educational Opportunities Today

Solidarity Scholarship

Supporting Advancement and Career Mobility through Post-Secondary Education

Tuition Scholarship

Empowering Students by Breaking Down Financial Barriers

Lillian Roberts Endowed Scholarship

Empowering DC37 and AFSCME Members Who are Passionate About Gender Equality and Racial Justice

Persistence Grant

Supporting Student Success by Improving Movement Towards Degree Completion

All scholarships are subject to financial availability. The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies reserves the right to reduce or cancel a scholarship if financial circumstances dictate, or if the awardee no longer meets eligibility requirements. Scholarships are paid eligible students enrolled in degree or certificate programs only. Scholarships may not be deferred. Recipients must use the scholarship during the period in which it is awarded. Once a decision has been rendered, applicants will be notified by e-mail. Decisions are final and cannot be appealed.