Internal Scholarships

Subject to annual funding, the following financial aid awards are funded through the generosity of the many supporters of Bank Street College and may be based upon criteria designated by the donor:

  • Bank Street College Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above. Bank Street Scholarships are applied to tuition and fees only; students should expect to provide additional funds for tuition/fee balances. 
  • Bank Street Incentive Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to highly promising applicants to Bank Street College who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to children and to education. Applicants must demonstrate academic accomplishment, commitment to service, and a vision for working with children. This scholarship is intended to encourage students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to become outstanding educators.
  • Acorn Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students in the Early Childhood Special Education program and who are doing supervised fieldwork in a New York City public school.
  • African-American Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being African-American and thus a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Alumni Opportunity Fund *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group. The scholarship is made possible by the generosity of Bank Street College alumni.
  • Cathy Bose Math Leadership Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students in the Leadership in Mathematics Education program.
  • Lucy Burrows Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to mature women who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above and who are career changers.
  • Ruth Saltzman Deutsch Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to students in the Early Childhood Special Education program and who are doing supervised fieldwork in a New York City public school.
  • Joyce & David Dinkins Endowed Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U. S. ethnic minority group.
  • Diversity Fund *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Harry Doehla Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above.
  • Myra Ferguson Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students in either the Special Education or Child Life programs.
  • Glickenhaus Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above.
  • Goldberg-Ruberman Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above.
  • Peter Greeman Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federal recognized U.S. ethnic minority group. Recipients must demonstrate a clear commitment to teach in a New York City public school or in a public school district located in an urban area within 30 miles of the borders of New York City. Recipients must be accepted into a program leading to certification to teach and must be a resident of New York City, or live within 50 miles of New York City. Upon graduation, recipients must commit to teaching in a high needs public school in New York City, or in a public school district located in an urban area within 30 miles of the borders of New York City for at least two (2) years.
  • Hearst Minority Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group, and who plan to reside in the U.S. after graduation.
  • William Randolph Hearst Diversity Scholarship Program *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority. This scholarship is intended to encourage students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to become outstanding educators. A separate application through the Office of Admissions is required.
  • Iscol Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who have a commitment to public schools through teaching or related activities and who will continue that commitment in city schools after graduation.
  • Augusta Kappner Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group, and who plan to reside in the U.S. after graduation.
  • Elaine Katz Memorial Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is available to mature women who are career changers, meet the general eligbility criteria stated above, and  in the Early Childhood Education program.
  • Selma Knobler Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above.
  • H. Thomas Langbert Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to students in the Museum Education program.
  • Linda Levine Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Minority Assistant Fellowship/Bank Street School for Children * 
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group, and who are accepted as an Assistant Teacher at Bank Street School for Children.
  • Minority Education Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Neuberger Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to students in the Leadership in Mathematics Education program. 
  • Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to mature women who are career changers.
  • Elsbeth Pfeiffer Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to students in the Child Life program.
  • Priscilla E. Pemberton Memorial Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being African-American and thus a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Russ Rosenfield Literacy Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who are specializing in literacy or in the teaching of reading. The award is to be applied exculsively to the purchase of textbooks.
  • Rust Family Scholarship Fund *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group. Recipients must demonstrate a clear commitment to teach in underserved, high need schools.
  • Joan Shapiro Scholar's Initiative *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Spiegler Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students in the Leadership in Mathematics Education program.
  • Starr Foundation Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group.
  • Stone Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibility criteria stated above.
  • Straus Infancy Scholarship 
    This scholarship is available to students in the Infant and Parent Development and Early Intervention program.
  • Tree Scholarship *
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non citizens, and who identify themselves on the admissions application and the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group, and will have a commitment in city schools after graduation.
  • Waisman Family Endowment
    This scholarship is available to students in the Museum Leadership program.
  • Wallace Foundation Scholars * 
    This scholarship is available to students who are U.S. citizens and who identify themselves on the admissions application and on the financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally-recognized U.S. ethnic minority group. Recipients must demonstrate a clear commitment to teach in a New York City public school and must be accepted into a program leading to professional certification to teach. Recipients must sign a commitment to teach in urban schools for three years following graduation from Bank Street.
  • Weisberg Graduate Endowed Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to students who meet the general eligibilty criteria stated above.
  • Charlotte Winsor Public School Intern Program
    This fund supports students who are enrolled in Supervised Fieldwork/Student Teaching/Advisement as interns, and who are selected to work in a public school setting.

* Diversity Scholarship