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    You're determined to graduate.

    We can reduce your financial burden.

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    Am I eligible?

  • To receive a Foundation Scholarship, you must:

    • Be a full-time LaGuardia student, regardless of residency status
    • Be taking 12 or more credits (or equivalent)
    • Be in good academic standing with a 2.0 GPA or above
    • Be able to demonstrate financial need

    International student eligibility  collapsed
    ASAP student eligibility   collapsed
    Part-time student eligibility  collapsed
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    How do I apply?

  • We award scholarships each Fall and Spring semester to eligible students. After confirming your eligibility, to apply you will need to:

    1. Complete a FAFSA or email a Needs Assessment Form to foundationscholarship@lagcc.cuny.edu
    2. Write a personal statement ( see our winning tips!)
    3. Submit your application

    Fall 2020 awards have been completed. Applications are being accepted now through March 15 for the Spring 2021 Semester. Pending availability of Foundation funds, Spring awards will be credited to eligible students’ accounts beginning April 2021. If you have a more immediate financial need, please submit a request for Emergency Financial Aid.

    Contact Us

    Currently, no in-person services are available, but we are still available by email.

    Please refer to the Campus Services page for current hours.


    The LaGuardia Community College Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. To learn how charitable gifts can help students change their lives,
    go to laguardia.edu/donors.