The Finch College Alumni Association Foundation Scholarships

The Finch-Birch Wathen Lenox School Scholarship:

Every year, a female student at this secondary school, also founded by Jessica Cosgrave, is the beneficiary of partial tuition. This award is funded by The Birch Wathen Lenox School and is awarded at the school's discretion. 

The Finch College Alumni Community College Transfer Scholarship: 

Numerous $5,000 grants are offered to all women fitting the criteria:

     -Female students in the second year of community college in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut 
     -Transferring to any accredited four year college in the United States
     -The Finch College Alumni Foundation Scholarship is offered to women graduating from a community college and         transferring to a four-year college.
     -Any candidate currently holding a U.S. or foreign bachelor’s degree is not eligible
     -Age 22 and older
     -Proof of United States citizenship or permanent United States Green Card
     -Maintaining a 3.5 grade point average


Several scholarships are offered annually, plus,
scholarships established to honor the memory of Finch College graduates:

2 Frances Fish Tompkins Scholarships

2 Joan Kaye Bick Scholarships

2 Laura Rollins Hockaday Scholarships
2 Lois Chiles Gilder Scholarships
Doma Lama Scholarship

The $5,000 award and criteria are the same for all.


Learn the Criteria of The Finch College Alumni Scholarships: 



When transferring to a four-year college, fill out Year 1 Form
Deadline: May 15, year of application.

When enrolled for final 18 credits of the four-year college, fill out Year 2 Form

All materials submitted become the possession of:
Finch College Alumni Association Foundation
954 Lexington Avenue, #183
New York, NY 10021


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Attention Finch College Alumni

Funds for the Finch College Alumni Association Foundation Scholarships are raised via generous donations by our alumni and through our year-round annual fundraising events. The Finch College Alumni Association Foundation Trust is a 501(C)3 organization. All donations are fully tax deductible.


Please complete Tax Deductible Form and mail with your check: