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Scholar & Alumna Resources

Basic Needs Resources
(Health, Food, Housing and Transportation)

Single Stop sites connect visitors to food stamps, local food pantries, housing programs, and jobs.

Mental health awareness, training and connections.

Interactive site designed to assist in finding safe and affordable housing.

Tenant resources listed in New York City’s 311 directory.

Webster provides all-inclusive dorm-style living accommodations for eligible working women in NYC without a long-term lease agreement. Month-to-month housing offers guests the flexibility of staying for a minimum of 4 weeks and up to 5 years with only 8 weeks’ notice required prior to departure.

Medicaid offers free health insurance coverage to children and adults under the age of 65 who meet income and other eligibility requirements.

SNAP (Food Stamps)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps.

Fair Fares (Low Cost Metro Cards for Low-Income New Yorkers)

Using the Fair Fares NYC MetroCard, eligible New York City residents receive a 50% discount on subway and eligible bus fares. Pay-per-Ride, weekly unlimited, and monthly unlimited options are all available.

Scholarship Resources

Mentoring and resources for first generation college students

Educational funding, research opportunities, and professional development for female students

Directory of scholarships and resources for minority students

Community service scholarships for undergraduates

Scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students at COHEAO member schools

White House website rating colleges on their completion rates, affordability and earnings of graduates, including financial aid calculator

Transfer scholarships for community college students to four-year colleges and universities

Information on financial aid, filling out FAFSA and scholarship searches

Scholarship and interest-free loan opportunities

Scholarship funds for study abroad

Scholarships targeted to underrepresented minorities

Resource on college affordability

For low income women, age 35 or over, pursuing a technical/vocational or undergraduate degree

Graduate and undergraduate scholarships

Clearinghouse for community, corporate and other scholarships

Fellowship and internship opportunities

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