Out in Two Scholarship

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A Scholarship Program for Success

Out in Two is a presidential scholarship program with a supportive community designed to help you graduate from BMCC within two years and assist you in transferring to a senior college.


  • Up to $1,600 per semester for the remaining 3 semesters
  • Book stipend
  • MetroCard (limited-funding)
  • Dedicated academic advisor
  • Intentional and intensive advisement to support meeting 2-year graduation goal
  • Transfer planning and career-readiness support
  • Organized trips to senior colleges
  • Personal development through interactive workshops
  • Supportive, inclusive, and diverse community of students


To be eligible, you must:

  • Have been first-time freshmen at the time of admittance to BMCC.
    • If you completed college credits while in high school (i.e. College Now) and/or attended CUNY Start, Math Start, MEOC, CLIP, or BLIIS, you are eligible.]
    • Transfer students, regardless of whether or not credits were transferred into BMCC, are not eligible to apply.
  • Be enrolled in an AA, AS, or AAS degree program except Health Information Technology (HIT), Nursing (NUR), Paramedic (EMT), or Respiratory Therapy (RTT).
    • If you are receiving a BMCC Foundation scholarship or participating in ASAP or College Discovery, you are not eligible to apply.
  • Complete a minimum of 12-degree credits prior to the start of your 2nd semester
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00, and be in your second semester.
    • If you have taken at least one semester off, you are not eligible to apply.
  • Commit to graduating from BMCC within 2 years from your first semester at BMCC.

Apply to the Program

The fall 2024 application will open on May 20, 2024. The deadline to submit is September 1, 2024.

Apply Here starting on May 20, 2024.

Once the application is submitted, we will review the application and determine if you can graduate within two years. If you meet the eligibility requirements, we will invite you for a selection interview.

Academic Advisement and Transfer Center

199 Chambers St, Room S-108
New York, NY 10007

Email: aatc@bmcc.cuny.edu
Phone: (212) 220-8315

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.