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Scholarships and Assistantships

The Graduate School at Rutgers University–Camden offers competitive funding for our graduate students. To apply for funding, please check off the box on the online program application that states that you would like to be considered for financial awards.  No separate application is needed.  Apply online at gradstudy.rutgers.edu. 


Graduate School Scholarships

Dean’s First Year Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded to top matriculated applicants to our graduate programs and are determined by each department’s admissions committee and graduate program director. 

Dean’s Achievement Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded by each graduate program to high-achieving, matriculated students continuing on into the second year or greater in their program. 

Dean’s Graduate School Scholarship: Out-of-State Scholarships
This scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to new master’s applicants who are out-of-state or international.  The scholarship covers the tuition cost differential between in-state and out-of-state tuition full-time students taking up to 12 credits per semester for up to 4 sequential semesters (2 academic years, fall and spring semesters only). Students are nominated by each department.


University Scholarships

Presidential Fellows
One Presidential Fellowship will be awarded to an incoming graduate student in a doctoral program selected for a TA/GA position in the 2016-2017 academic year. This award carries a stipend of $15,000 per year and may be renewed up to three years. Exceptional candidates are nominated by their Program Director for consideration.

Bunche Fellowship
One Bunche Fellowship will be awarded to an incoming graduate student representing a diversity population.  The fellowship includes a stipend plus tuition remission. Exceptional candidates are nominated by their Program Director for consideration.

Hazel Vera Dean Fellowship
The Hazel Vera Dean fellowship is a scholarship awarded to one graduate student who is a resident of New Jersey who shows financial need. Exceptional candidates are nominated by their Program Director for consideration.

Trustee Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences
One Trustee Fellowship will be awarded to a student representing a diversity population and pursuing a master’s degree likely to lead to a Ph.D. in the same field. The fellowship includes a stipend and tuition remission. Exceptional candidates are nominated by their Program Director for consideration.

Other Scholarships


Walter Rand Institute Graduate Scholarship

In an effort to effect more original research about Southern New Jersey while amplifying the education and professional experiences of Rutgers University Camden students, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is creating an endowed graduate Scholarship. The Graduate Scholarship for Southern New Jersey Initiatives at the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs will provide a contribution toward a graduate student’s tuition at Rutgers University—Camden, while supporting that student’s research of an issue impacting Southern New Jersey.  A key aspect of WRI’s mission is to provide students at Rutgers University—Camden with experiences that complement their course work and furthers their employability after graduation. To that end students have been involved in meaningful ways in all of WRI’s projects since its inception in 2000. Students participate in projects under the supervision of WRI fulltime staff assisting with research and data collection, report writing, and neutral convening of community stakeholder groups.

Applications will be accepted online between December 1, 2016 and February 1, 2017.
https://rand.camden.rutgers.edu/scholarship/
Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs
Rutgers University – Camden
411 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6566 (6567 for fax)
https://rand.camden.rutgers.edu/

If you have questions, or need clarification, please feel free to contact Monica Rears, Administrative Coordinator, Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs by email at monica.rears@rutgers.edu or by phone at (856) 225-2723. 


Graduate and Teaching Assistantships

Teaching and Graduate Assistantships are awarded by the department’s admissions committee and graduate program director to top applicants.  These positions include full tuition remission, a generous stipend, and health benefits.   Our programs that offer either teaching or graduate assistantships are: