Graduate Program Directors nominate exceptional candidates for University Fellowships.

Presidential Fellows
One Presidential Fellowship will be awarded to an incoming graduate student in a doctoral program selected for a TA/GA position. This award carries a stipend of $15,000 per year and may be renewed up to three years. 

Bunche Fellowship
Two Bunche Fellowships will be awarded to two 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. 

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.

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 with a possible reappointment for a second year.