Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program

  • FAQ 

    SEPTEMBER 12, 2014.

    The information currently posted reflects deadlines and offerings for the 2014 academic year.  However, it provides general application guidelines. 2015/16 scholarship year material will be posted in September 2014. Please note that participating schools may vary from year to year; and scholarship offerings are subject to change.

    For those planning ahead, the upcoming scholarship deadline will be Monday, November 17, 2014.  Submit applications to your agency personnel office by that date. Some agencies may require an earlier submission date that must be honored.   

Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program (MGSP)
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) administers the Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program (MGSP), an opportunity for full-time New York City local government employees (employed by a City agency) with undergraduate degrees to study at accredited colleges/universities in the metropolitan area.

Schools fund full or partial graduate scholarships through the Program. The scholarships are for City government employees to study, on their own, in areas such as business and public administration, policy analysis, law, education, engineering, nursing, public health, computer science, and social work.

2014/15 Scholarship Year

MGSP 2012-2013 Program
Apply Now for the 2014-2015 Program – Application Deadline is Monday, November 18, 2013*.

*Some agencies may have earlier deadlines – check with your Agency Personnel Office for details.

Register for an Information Session
Information Session is closed for registration.

Attendance to an information session is not a prerequisite to apply for a scholarship. All applicants can send their request via the form below. Email confirmations will be sent to registrant.

Date Time Location

October 24

5 - 7 pm

1 Centre Street,
New York, NY

Cheryl Rafra, Director
Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program
NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
One Centre Street, Room 1340
New York, New York 10007
Email us via the form