Fellowships and Funding Opportunities

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

  • Trustees Fellowship

    • Awarded to new and continuing master's students in the humanities and social sciences upon the recommendation of the Graduate Program Director, (students do not apply directly). 

    • Must be in good academic standing.

    • Awards based on academic merit and financial need.

    • Offers stipend of $10,000 for academic year, plus 6.0 credit tuition remission.

    • Matriculation Continued Status not eligible.

  • Master's Tuition Award

    • Awarded each Fall or Spring semester upon the recommendation of your Graduate Program Director (students do not apply directly).

    • Typically awarded by number of credits.

    • Must be in good academic standing with 3.0 GPA or higher.

    • Matriculation Continued Status not eligible.

  • GSN Dean's Scholarship Award

    • Online application available Mid-July - GSN Scholarship Consideration Form.

    • Awarded each Fall semester.

    • Awards based on academic merit and financial need.

    • Must be registered for at least 3.0 credits and be in good academic standing.

    • 3.0 GPA or higher required.

    • FAFSA NOT required.

    • No NJ residency requirements.

    • Matriculation Continued Status not eligible.

  • GSN Dean's Fellowship Award

    • Online application available Mid-July - GSN Scholarship Consideration Form.

    • Awarded each Fall semester.

    • Awards based on academic merit and financial need.

    • Must be registered for at least 3.0 credits and be in good academic standing.

    • 3.0 GPA or higher required.

    • FAFSA required.

    • No NJ residency requirements.

    • Matriculation Continued Status not eligible.

  • Hazel Vera Dean's Scholarship

    • Online application available Mid-July - GSN Scholarship Consideration Form.​

    • Awarded each Fall semester to NJ residents.

    • Awards based on academic merit and financial need.

    • Must be registered for at least 3.0 credits and be in good academic standing.

    • FAFSA required.

    • Matriculation Continued Status not eligible.

  • University Merit Graduate Scholarship

    • Online application available Mid-July - GSN Scholarship Consideration Form.​

    • Awarded each Fall semester.

    • Awards based on academic merit and financial need.

    • FAFSA not required.

    • Must be registered for at least 3.0 credits or more.

    • Matriculation Continued Status not eligible.

  • Dean's Dissertation Fellowship for Academic Year 2020 - 2021

    • Awarded to doctoral students who have completed all coursework and research credits and are in good academic standing.​

    • Ph.D. candidate or post-qualifying status.

    • Awarded upon the recommendation of your Graduate Faculty Selection Committee

    • Finalists are chosen on merit of their scholarship and academic record.

    • Stipend of $20,000 plus graduate fellow health benefits.

    • Must register for full-time Matriculation Continued for each semester (fee not covered).

    • Must submit timeline for completion of dissertation and three progress reports signed by dissertation advisor.

    • Must be ready to defend dissertation and complete all graduation requirements by March 1st of the same academic year. 

    • Apply Here

  • Dean's Doctoral Dissertation Award

    • Awarded to graduating doctoral students for most outstanding doctoral dissertation.​

    • Award amount is $2,500.00.

    • Awarded upon the recommendation of your Graduate Program Director (students do not apply directly).

    • Review committee consisting of Graduate Program Directors.

 

  • GSN Summer Travel Grant

  • Inge R. Gambe Scholarship​

 

Funding/Giving

Fellowships and Funding Opportunities

Rutgers Graduate School-Newark
Office of the Dean

Visit: 175 University Avenue, Conklin Hall Suite 241, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Phone: (973) 353-5834

Questions?

Rutgers Graduate School - Newark

Office of the Dean

175 University Avenue,

Conklin Hall,  Suite 241
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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