BMCC Foundation Fund for Undergraduate Research

The BMCC Foundation Fund (BFF) Research Program supports 30 exceptional students in STEM faculty-mentored research per year. BFF requires students to complete 100 hours of research per semester. This program runs in parallel to the CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP), but is only active in the Fall and Spring semesters.

Program Benefits

  • Stipend of $1000 for one-time participation in program
  • Participate in faculty mentored research project
  • Present research at BMCC Annual Research Symposium (BARS)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Full-time student with at least 12 credits completed
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident to receive the full stipend amount. International students interested in this program can only receive partial payment for tax purposes.
  • Must be willing to commit to 100 hours (10 hours a week) of research related
    activity with their mentor for an entire semester

How to Apply

Each year, the BMCC Foundation funds 30 scholars to conduct research that promotes and contributes to the research community at BMCC. The BMCC Foundation Fund (BFF) research program is geared to develop and reinforce the research experience of 15 exceptional student researchers who are interested in academic research for one semester.

To apply please contact: Marawan Elzoeiry, CRSP/BFF Program Coordinator, at melzoeiry@bmcc.cuny.edu