Merit-based Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

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Rutgers University–New Brunswick

The following scholarships are awarded for four years of undergraduate study. Please also review the additional stipulations for receiving these scholarships. 

Rutgers Presidential Scholarship

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.5 or better each year of enrollment.

  1. Your Presidential Scholarship is contingent upon your participation and residence in the Honors College for your first year of enrollment. You may live anywhere in University-owned housing for your second year of enrollment. Please be sure to follow the procedures outlined by the Honors College, which may include completing additional forms to confirm your intention to participate.
  1. Students who lived on campus and received the room and board allowance in their first two years may use the allowance on or off campus in their third and fourth years of undergraduate study.

Presidential Scholars are guaranteed on-campus housing for four years. This guarantee applies only to the individual Presidential Scholar, not to a roommate, suitemate or housemate.

If you have questions about your participation or residence in the Honors College, please email .

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

  1. Your Presidential Scholarship is contingent upon your participation and residence in the Honors College for your first year of enrollment. You may live anywhere in University-owned housing for your second year of enrollment. Please be sure to follow the procedures outlined by the Honors College, which may include completing additional forms to confirm your intention to participate.
  1. Students who lived on campus and received the room and board allowance in their first two years may use the allowance on or off campus in their third and fourth years of undergraduate study.

Presidential Scholars are guaranteed on-campus housing for four years. This guarantee applies only to the individual Presidential Scholar, not to a roommate, suitemate or housemate.

If you have questions about your participation or residence in the Honors College, please email .

Scarlet Scholarship

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment

Rutgers James Dickson Carr Scholarship

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment.

National Scholarship

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment.

Trustee Awards

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment.

Henry Rutgers Scholarship and Trustee Awards

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment.

International Scholarship/Global Knights Award

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment.

Distinguished Scholar Award

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment.

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Scholarship

Awarded after 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.25 or better each year of enrollment

  • Your scholarship offer is contingent upon providing proof of your Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society membership and your successful completion of the requirements for the Associate in Arts or the Associate in Science degree by the start of your intended term of entry.
  • Submit proof of your Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society membership via email to  before May 1.
  • Proof of degree completion should be in the form of a final official transcript with date of graduation submitted to:Office of University Undergraduate Admissions Operations Center
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    65 Davidson Road, Room 202
    Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097

 

 

Awarded before 12/1/2017

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 12 degree credits per semester, and complete 24 degree credits with grade point average of 3.0 or better each year of enrollment

  • Your scholarship offer is contingent upon providing proof of your Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society membership and your successful completion of the requirements for the Associate in Arts or the Associate in Science degree by the start of your intended term of entry.
  • Submit proof of your Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society membership via email to  before May 1.
  • Proof of degree completion should be in the form of a final official transcript with date of graduation submitted to:Office of University Undergraduate Admissions Operations Center
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    65 Davidson Road, Room 202
    Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097

Additional Stipulations

  • Rutgers University reserves the right to modify and/or withdraw an award if the credentials upon which the award was granted do not accurately and completely represent your scholastic record.
  • Rutgers University reserves the right to change the amount of this scholarship if your state of permanent residence is changed.
  • Your scholarship is contingent upon satisfactory completion of your high school/college academic program at a level of achievement comparable to that upon which this award is based.
  • Financial aid from all sources, including scholarships, cannot exceed the cost of attendance.
  • If you transfer from one Rutgers school/college to another, your scholarship may not be transferable.

Rutgers University–Newark

Please also review the additional stipulations for receiving these scholarships.

Chancellor Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled at least 15 degree credits per semester, and complete 30 degree credits with a grade point average of 3.0 or better in each year of enrollment

As of 1/9/2017

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled for at least 15 degree credits per semester, and complete 30 degree credits with a grade point average of 3.0 or better in each year of enrollment.

  • Your scholarship offer is contingent upon providing proof of your Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society membership and your successful completion of the requirements for the Associate in Arts or the Associate in Science degree by the start of your intended term of entry.

As of 1/9/2017

Rutgers James Dickson Carr Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled for at least 15 degree credits per semester, and complete 30 degree credits with a grade point average of 3.0 or better in each year of enrollment.

As of 1/9/2017

BA/MD Presidential Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: enrolled for at least 14 degree credits per semester, and complete 28 degree credits with a grade point average of 3.4 or better in each year of enrollment.

As of 1/9/2017

Rutgers University–Camden

Find more information about undergraduate merit scholarships and undergraduate scholarships and grant programs in Camden.

Academic Excellence Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 3.5 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences and School of Nursing-Camden), 2.7 or better (School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

Delaware River Academic Excellence Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 3.5 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences and School of Nursing-Camden), 2.7 or better (School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

Academic Achievement Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 3.2 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences and School of Nursing-Camden), 2.7 or better (School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

Delaware River Academic Achievement Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 3.2 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences and School of Nursing-Camden), 2.7 or better (School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

Meritorious Achiever Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 3.0 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences), 2.7 or better (School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

Delaware River Meritorious Achiever Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 3.0 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences), 2.7 or better (School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

International Chancellor’s Scholarship and International Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship

» Renewal eligibility: full time undergraduate, maintaining a grade point average of: 2.5 or better (Camden College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business-Camden).

Please review all additional terms and conditions.

As of 1/19/2017

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