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Summer Stipend

Paraprofessionals attending and completing six (6) credits/semester hours of study during the summer semester may be eligible to receive a summer stipend.  The NYCDOE will pay a stipend of $40.00 per week (up to six weeks) to each eligible paraprofessional attending college during the summer semester.   Paraprofessionals who work for the NYCDOE durng the summer are not eligible to participate in this program.   

Click to download a Paraprofessional Summer Stipend Application.

In order to avoid a delay in processing your application, please be sure to accurately complete the entire application and provide all the necessary documentation:

  • A copy of the bursar’s receipt, student transaction form or grade report must accompany your application.
  • The application may be submitted only after completing the first two (2) weeks of class.
  • The course information must be complete, including the instructor/professor's signature and date. (NOTE: A student grade report or transcript must accompany all applications that do not have an instructors/professors signature).

Summer Stipend applications must be received no later than September 15th.  Please mail or fax the completed application and all required documents to:

New York City Department of Education
Division of Human Resources
Scholarship Incentive and Speech Programs
65 Court Street, Room 508
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Attention: Paraprofessional Summer Stipend
Fax: (718) 935-4262 or 3327

Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered.