Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program

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.

For more information about this program, click on the links below:

Check Eligibility & How to Apply

Power Point Overview of the Program

The list of participating schools

Scholarship Offering Guide

MGSP Application

Tips on applying


Register for Info Session

For any questions, please contact the Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program at:

NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services

One Centre Street, Room 2425

New York, New York 10007

Email Mayor’s Graduate Scholarship Program