Funding for Math & Science Majors

Funding for Math & Science Majors

New Jersey City University has a variety of programs offering financial support for math and science majors:

The Garden State-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
NJCU is a member of a 7-University National Science Foundation (NSF) consortium in northern New Jersey: The Garden State - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (GS-LSAMP). The goal of LSAMP is to recruit, retain, and graduate increased numbers of STEM professionals, especially those from under-represented minorities, including African- and Hispanic-Americans and women.

The Robert Noyce Math and Science Teacher Fellowship Program at NJCU
With help from a recently awarded National Science Foundation grant, this Spring NJCU will award 7 scholarships of up to $17,000/year to Juniors and Seniors completing baccalaureate degrees with a teacher certification. Additionally, NJCU will award 2 stipends for up to $17,000/year to STEM professionals and graduating STEM Seniors who wish to complete the requirements for a NJ teacher certifications.

The New Jersey Space Grant Consortium
NJCU has joined forces with several NJ universities on a NASA funded initiative to provide support to students conducting research in NASA or STEM initiatives.

Additional grants and research opportunities  
Students who plan to pursue graduate studies should also consider submitting their credentials to the Council on Undergraduate Research, which matches undergraduate students with research experience and interests with graduate schools.