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 4, 2016

    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 are available for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    To be eligible for a STEM scholarship, you must:

    • Be eligible for Federal Student Aid (grants or subsidized loans) as exhibited by your FAFSA for 2016-2017;
    • Be enrolled full-time in a mathematics, biology, chemistry, geoscience, physics, or computer science undergraduate degree program at NJCU in Fall 2016;
    • 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 2016.

    All application materials must be submitted by March 4, 2016.  

    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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