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Scholarships

Scholarships specifically for first-year and new transfer students are awarded by the Office of University Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid in consultation with the dean of the college and specific committees, as appropriate. Application for admission also serves as an application for these scholarships. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions-Newark (973/ 353-5205) for more information.

The following list constitutes scholarships limited to students enrolled in Newark College of Arts and Sciences and provides very brief eligibility criteria for these scholarships. Unlike those mentioned in the previous paragraph, consideration for these scholarships is not limited to students recently admitted; currently matriculating students are also eligible. Selection for these scholarships is typically made directly by academic departments based solely upon student achievement within relevant programs. Contact information is listed below for the cases in which scholarships are awarded on the basis of a formal application process.

Henry Blumenthal Scholarship. Awarded by a committee of the NCAS Alumni Association on the basis of good academic performance, promise of responsible citizenship, and financial need. Contact the Rutgers-Newark Alumni Association Office for details about application materials and deadlines.

Catherine Bond Memorial Fund. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Una and Ray Brienza Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student based on academic merit and financial need. Preference given to students from Essex County.

John and Aljean Brown Scholarship. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Cappello Family Scholarship. Awarded to students majoring in Spanish or Hispanic civilization, with preference given to an adult over 30 who is returning to complete his or her undergraduate education. Selection made in consultation with the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, based on academic merit and financial need.

Chai Family Scholarship. Award based on academic promise and financial need.

John De Pol Scholarship. Established in memory of John De Pol, a highly regarded artist who worked with illustrations and engravings, to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the Newark College of Arts and Sciences or University College-Newark, who are either majoring in or show strong promise in the fine arts.

Derrick Family Award. Awarded to a full-time student as a scholarship or to be used for an internship stipend or to provide financial support for undergraduate research activity, based on academic promise and financial need.

Christian and Theresa Dingler Foundation Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students who graduated from Essex County College or who are residents of Newark, Essex County, or neighboring counties, based on academic merit and financial need.

Erezuma Family Scholarship. Awarded to an NCAS or UC student enrolled in the Honors College who has financial need.

Stuart and Pamela Faber Memorial Scholarship. Renewable award to a full-time student, preferably from Newark and the surrounding area, who demonstrates academic promise and financial need.

Roberta Nobes Finch Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students graduated from Woodbridge High School, Colonia High School, or John F. Kennedy High School in Iselin, New Jersey, based on academic merit.

Robert Fletcher Memorial Scholarship. Assists economically disadvantaged students graduating from high schools in depressed inner cities in northern or central New Jersey. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Todd M. Galante, Esq. Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time NCAS or UC-N student with a GPA of 3.0 or better, majoring in political science, history, or English with an interest in law.

Dean Inge Gambe NCAS Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a member of the junior class on the basis of service to the NCAS student body, unmet financial need, and academic merit. Contact the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs (973-353-5680) for details about application materials and deadlines.

Julius Gerson Memorial Scholarship. Award based on financial need.

Debra and Marvin Greenberg Scholarship. Awarded to a Hudson County Community College graduate based on academic achievement and campus citizenship, with preference given to those with financial need.

Sydney S. Greenfield Botany Fellowship Fund. Awarded to a graduating senior based on academic merit and demonstrated desire to pursue a career in the plant sciences.

Daniel Grover Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students majoring in social work or psychology, based on academic merit and financial need.

Rachel Hadas Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students studying poetry or the classics, based on academic merit and financial need.

Joyce Wilson Harley Scholarship. Awarded to full-time undergraduate NCAS and UC-N students who have graduated from Teaneck High School, demonstrated academic merit, and have submitted an essay no longer than two pages typed based on promoting and preserving literature of the African Diaspora.

Honors College Scholarship Fund. Awarded to full-time students enrolled in the Rutgers-Newark Honors College; based on financial need.

Independence Community Foundation Portuguese Studies Scholarship. Awarded to students who are enrolled in NCAS or UC-N and are majoring or minoring in Portuguese studies. Based on academic merit and financial need.

Cynthia Kastner Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time student, preferably from a single parent household at time of application, based on academic merit and financial need.

William T. Kendall Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time NCAS student based on academic merit and financial need.

Kimler Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time student who is pursuing a career in music through the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, based on academic merit and financial need.

Jessica Simpson Lalley Scholarship. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Lipkin Scholarship. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Jerome and Lea P. Mandelman Memorial Scholarship. Award based first on financial need and then on academic achievement. Preference to qualified Newark residents studying social sciences or natural sciences.

James & Elizabeth Millard Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students based on academic merit and financial need, preference given to students majoring in Afro-American Studies, and students from the West Indies.

Marvin David Miller Scholarship. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence, economic need, evidence of leadership, and good health.

Nancy Searle Nadaskay Scholarship Fund. Awarded to a full-time female student majoring in the biological sciences, based on academic merit and financial need. The award is renewable.

Joseph J. Navatta Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to students enrolled in the Honors College, based on academic merit and financial need.

NCAS Alumni Scholarship. Renewable scholarship awarded to first-year students by the NCAS Alumni Association on the basis of scholastic achievement, leadership, or public service and evidence of potential academic excellence and contribution to the life of the college.

Newark College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Fund. Awarded annually to full-time students, based on academic merit and financial need.

Samuel I. Newhouse-Newark Star-Ledger Scholarship. Award based on academic promise and financial need.

New Jersey Devils Foundation Scholarship. Awarded to first-year students on the basis of financial need, history of community service or volunteerism, and academic standing. The award is renewable.

Julia O'Hara Scholarship. Renewable scholarship awarded to a student from St. Benedict's Preparatory School, based on financial need.

Anna and Harry Phillipson Undergraduate Scholarship for Music and the Fine Arts. Awarded to New Jersey residents in the top 10 percent of their high school class. To promote an uninterrupted quality education in specific areas of music and the fine arts, based on academic merit as determined by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts and financial need.

Alex J. and Rose Marie Plinio Fund. Awarded to disadvantaged full-time students to provide emergency or supplemental scholarship support.

Professor Clement Price Award. Annual book award granted to a full-time undergraduate upper-class student (not a freshman) enrolled in NCAS or UC-N who is majoring in African-American and African studies or history who has a 3.0 GPA or higher. Based on proven record of excellence in the study of African-American and African studies or history, excellent writing ability, and intellectual curiosity.

Juan B. Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students with preference given to students of Hispanic descent, based on academic merit and financial need.

Henry Rogers Newark College Scholarship. Award based on academic merit and financial need.

Isabelle Santos-Boye Scholarship. Awarded to two full-time NCAS undergraduate students who are majoring in the arts, sciences, or humanities and who demonstrate a serious commitment to completing their undergraduate program. Qualified students should have a 3.0 GPA and financial need.

Schaefer Family Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who has at minimum completed the first year, based on financial need and the student's commitment to achieving an undergraduate education.

Schering-Plough Scholars. Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student based on academic merit, financial need, character, community service, and leadership.

Anna and Bernard Z. Senkowski Scholarship. Awarded annually to a chemistry major, based on financial need.

Servicemen's Center Association Scholarship. Awarded to needy and worthy students who are Newark residents, preferably who have at least one parent who has served or is serving on active duty in the Armed Forces, or to otherwise qualified students.

William E. Simon Foundation Scholarship. Awarded to financially needy students in the Honors College.

Ingrida Soldatova Award for Women in Mathematics. Awarded to full-time undergraduate female students enrolled at NCAS or UC-N who are majoring in mathematics based on academic merit.

Strauss Equal Opportunity Fund. Awarded to a student majoring in social work.

Betty Thompson Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in physics, based on academic merit, financial need, and other criteria as determined by the Department of Physics.

Associated Students War Memorial Grant Fund. Awarded to full-time students who have completed at least one year at the college.

Walter F. Weiker Scholarship. Awarded on the basis of merit to a senior majoring in political science or sociology who is continuing graduate education in political science, sociology, or international affairs.

Benjamin M. Weissman Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a senior majoring in political science, based on academic merit in political and social sciences, overall academic performance, and extracurricular activities taken into consideration.

John A. Williams Scholarship. Awarded to full-time students studying journalism or creative writing, based on academic merit and financial need.


 
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