Students interested in financial aid should file the FAFSA form with the Office of Financial Aid at the time of application. M.P.A. students may be eligible for the following Rutgers University-Camden awards:
Master's Merit Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to high-achieving, matriculated students in Rutgers University-Camden graduate programs. Scholarships may cover up to 50 percent of in-state tuition for full-time, qualified students. Eligibility is limited to students admitted for the fall semester who are registered for at least 6 credits. May be renewed for up to four consecutive semesters as long as the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Dean's Competitive Scholarship for Out-of-State Students. Awarded on a competitive basis to incoming, full-time, domestic M.P.A. students who reside out-of-state. The scholarship covers the tuition cost differential between in-state and out-of-state tuition for students registered for 9 to 12 credits per semester for up to four sequential semesters. May be renewed for up to four consecutive semesters as long as the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Chancellor's International Scholarship. This award is for nonsponsored, international F-1 visa holders who enroll full-time in a master's or doctoral degree program. All scholarship recipients must meet the international admissions criteria. Additional information may be found on the Rutgers University-Camden admissions website.
Hazel Vera Dean Fellowship.
Awarded to one graduate student who is a New Jersey resident and who demonstrates financial need.
Bunche Fellowship. Two Bunche Fellowships are awarded campuswide to incoming, full-time graduate students representing a diversity population. The fellowship includes a stipend plus tuition remission, with a possible reappointment for a second year of study.
Coverdell Fellowships. A limited number of Coverdell Fellowships are available to Returning Peace Corps Volunteers by application to the M.P.A. program. See the program website and contact the M.P.A. program graduate director for more information.