Scholarship Opportunities

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  • Black Administrators, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Student Organization (BAAFSSO) Scholarship Fund

    BAAFSSO works to eradicate inequities based upon racial and sexual discrimination, and facilitates networking among blacks on campus and assists in the development and support of the academic, professional, leadership, and career goals of its members. The BAAFSSO Scholarship is awarded annually to students of African decent. Scholarships are awarded as follows:

    • two incoming University Charter High School students who have been participants of UMOJA-Charter High School
    • freshmen and sophomore participants of UMOJA-NJCU
    • one sophomore and one junior participant of SHANGO
    • one outstanding student-athlete
    • one returning graduate student

    Interested applicants must complete an appropriate application following the instructions found. Applications will be reviewed and a recommendation for award will made by BAAFSSO.

     

    Lee Frank and Melvania Rhymes Hagan Scholarship

    Established in memory of the late Dr. Lee Hagan, this scholarship is awarded annually to an entering freshman who has a record of academic achievement and an interest in specializing in African/African American studies. Applications will be reviewed and a recommendation for award will be made by the Scholarship Committee

     

    Martin Luther King Scholarship

    Income from this fund is awarded annually to a student who best emulates the ideals of Martin Luther King Jr. Established in 1968, this scholarship is intended to help disadvantaged young men and women who might, because of the fund, have an opportunity to attend the college. Applications will be reviewed and a recommendation for award will be made by the Scholarship Committee.