S-STEM Scholarship

  • New Jersey City University
    National Science Foundation

    STEM Scholarship Program

    Scholarships for Students Majoring in Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science

    Applications Due March 6, 2015

    The NSF-funded New Jersey City University STEM Scholarship Program provides competitive, renewable scholarships to academically talented students majoring in mathematics, science, and computer science. The maximum scholarship amount per student is $5000 per year.  Scholarships begin in Fall 2015 and are renewable through the 2016-2017 academic year.

    To be eligible for a STEM scholarship, you must:

    • Be eligible for Federal Student Aid as exhibited by your FAFSA for 2015-2016;
    • Be enrolled full-time in a mathematics, biology, chemistry, geoscience, physics, or computer science undergraduate degree program at NJCU;
    • Have completed all remedial coursework;
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above in all college coursework, or a B average in high school work if you are an incoming freshman;
    • Be a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States, or an alien admitted as a refugee.

    Among the additional criteria used to evaluate the merit of your application are:

    • A 300-word personal statement discussing your academic and career goals;
    • An interview with Scholarship Committee;
    • Recommendations from at least two professors;
    • Evidence of academic excellence;
    • Evidence of community commitment


    We are currently taking applications for STEM Scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded in Fall 2015 and are renewable through the 2016-2017 academic year.

    All application materials must be submitted by March 6, 2015.  

    To apply:

    1. Download and complete the STEM Scholarship Application Form.
    2. Write a personal statement of at most 300 words describing your academic and career goals.
    3. Ask two faculty members to complete a Faculty Recommendation Form.
    4. Submit all application materials to Dr. Sandra Caravella (Math Dept, K506). Email submissions may be made to scaravella@njcu.edu.

    For more information, contact Dr Sandra Caravella (201-200-3348)



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