Rutgers New Brunswick Merit Scholarships

Rutgers Merit Scholarships

Rutgers New Brunswick Merit Scholarships

Published April 21, 2020 | Last Updated October 19th, 2023 at 09:37 am

Rutgers Merit Scholarships

Finding individual college merit scholarship information can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the statistics you need to know about Rutgers’ merit scholarships, at a quick glance.

Before diving in, make sure to review The Ultimate Guide to Merit Scholarships.

Rutgers’ Merit Scholarships Statistics

  • Percentage of students with no financial need: 53%
  • Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: 6%
  • Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: $8,251

Rutgers’ Merit Scholarships

Rutgers First-Year Student Awards

  • Summary: The Rutgers First-Year Student Awards are based on academic strength, the overall competitiveness of the applicant pool, and available funding.
  • Qualifications: The student must apply to Rutgers and submit all required credentials.
  • How many are available: Varies
  • Deadline: Applicants must submit their Rutgers application by December 1.
  • Award amount: $2,000-$29,000

International Student Scholarships

  • Summary: International Student Scholarships are available to academically accomplished international students
  • Qualifications: The student must apply to Rutgers and submit all required credentials. The student must maintain a 3.25 grade-point average during all 4 years.
  • How many are available: Varies
  • Deadline: With submitted application
  • Award amount: $5,000-$16,000

National Merit Scholarships/College Sponsored Merit Award

  • Summary: Rutgers is a sponsoring institution for students selected by the National Merit Scholarship Committee to receive the College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Award.
  • Qualifications: Applicant must designate Rutgers University as their first choice on the National Merit Scholarship application. This award is valid for 4 years, and the student must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade-point average.
  • How many are available: Varies
  • Deadline: With National Merit Scholarship application
  • Award amount: $1,000 per year, renewable

Class Endowed Scholarships

  • Summary: Funded by alumni donors, Class Endowed Scholarships are available to Descendents of the following class years: 1940, 1941, 1949, 1970, 1978, 1982, 1983, and the Rutgers College Class of 1980. Academic credentials are considered as criteria.
  • Qualifications: The applicant must be a descendent of selected years. Additionally, they must hold achievement in academics.
  • How many are available: Varies
  • Deadline: May 1
  • Award amount: Varies

Theodore J. and F. Elizabeth Kirsch Southern California Scholarship

  • Summary: The Theodore J. and F. Elizabeth Kirsch Southern California Scholarship is offered to first-year students who reside and attend public high school in the following California communities: San Jose, San Mateo, and Palm Desert.
  • Qualifications: All applicants must live and attend high school in the select California communities.
  • How many are available: Varies
  • Deadline: Applicants must submit their FAFSA by December 1.
  • Award amount: Varies

To learn more about Rutger’s Merit Scholarship opportunities, visit here.

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