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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

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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
    2. Write a personal statement ( see our winning tips!)
    3. Submit your application

    All scholarships for academic year 2020-2021 have been completed. Applications are being accepted now for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. Applications submitted now will not be reviewed until summer 2021 for the Fall 2021 semester. 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,
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