are not a financial aid (i.e., need-based) program; however, some
donors may require that a Free
Application for Federal Studen Aid (FAFSA)
be completed before considering a student for merit-based
scholarships. Nevertheless, all scholarship awards are
incorporated into your financial aid package. That's why most
university scholarships are credited to students' accounts through
the Office of Financial Aid.
number of prestigious university merit awards of varying amounts are
available to bright and talented students who choose Rutgers for
their college education.
admitted students who apply for admission by the university's
priority dates are automatically considered for merit scholarships
offered through the Office of University Undergraduate
Admissions. The following links provide information about such
renewal is subject to maintaining the required grade point average
and level of academic progress.
New Jersey residents may qualify for state scholarships.
Click here for more information.
students are encouraged to check with their respective Admissions
are many sources of scholarship funds, which are external to Rutgers
include, but are not limited to:
school guidance office
organizations (such as 4-H and Knights of Columbus)
parent’s or spouse’s employer
researching external scholarship opportunities be very careful of