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Freshman Applicants

Fall 2021 Scholarship Priority Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021

Beginning with the Spring 2021 semester, prospective freshman students are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores as part of the scholarship review process. We will be utilizing both academic and extracurricular achievement to determine scholarship eligibility. 

Academic:

  • Official High School Transcript

Extracurricular: 

  • Work (part-time or summer jobs)
  • Volunteerism or Community Engagement
  • Family responsibilities
  • School/Community clubs/organizations
  • Arts/Music/Sports
  • Other experiences that have been meaningful to you

Note: For scholarship consideration, students must complete the activity section within the Common Application or submit the Stockton University Scholarship Activity Survey for scholarship consideration. You may enter up to ten (10) activities to be considered for scholarship consideration.*

Other: 

  • Student Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation

Other Freshman Scholarship Opportunities: 

Note: These scholarships are supplemental to our other freshman merit awards. 

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (all GPAs will be converted to a 4.0 scale)
  • Incoming freshman students may receive the Tuition Scholarship for up to eight semesters.
  • Student must be a permanent resident of a U.S. state outside of New Jersey, or Puerto Rico, and not eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Students must maintain continuous full-time enrollment and a 3.0 cumulative Stockton University GPA to renew the award.
  • Student must reside on campus to maintain this award. 

Amount: $7,434/year *

* Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship amount adjusted annually in July. 

  • Must have applied and been admitted as an international student.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher (all GPAs will be converted to a 4.0 scale)
  • Incoming freshman students may receive the scholarship for up to eight semesters.
  • Students must maintain continuous full-time enrollment and a 3.0 cumulative Stockton University GPA to renew the award.
  • Student must reside on campus to maintain this award. 

Amount: $7,434/year *

* International Student Scholarship amount adjusted annually in July. 

Transfer Applicants

Excellence in Academics Award

  • Must have 24 or more earned, transferable, non-basic skills credits from a regionally accredited undergraduate institution.
  • Cumulative GPA minimum: 3.4
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions will be used to calculate cumulative GPA.
  • New transfer applicants only; students applying for readmission or freshman applicants do not qualify.

Amounts: 

  • GPA 3.4-3.74:
    $1,000/year

  • GPA 3.75-3.99:
    $2,000/year 

  • GPA 4.0: 
    $3,000/year 


Other Transfer Scholarship Opportunities: 

Note: These scholarships are supplemental to the Excellence in Academics Award. 

Defined and administered by the State of New Jersey

Amount: up to $2,500/year

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (all GPAs will be converted to a 4.0 scale)
  • Incoming Transfer students may receive the Tuition Scholarship for up to seven semesters, depending on the number of credits transferred to Stockton.
  • Student must be a permanent resident of a U.S. state outside of New Jersey, or Puerto Rico, and not eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Students must maintain continuous full-time enrollment and a 3.0 cumulative Stockton University GPA to renew the award.
  • Student must reside on campus to maintain this award. 
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions will be used to calculate cumulative GPA.
  • New transfer applicants only; students applying for readmission or freshman applicants do not qualify.

Amount: $7,434/year *

* Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship amount adjusted annually in July. 

  • Must have applied and been admitted as an international student.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (all GPAs will be converted to a 4.0 scale)
  • Incoming transfer students may receive the scholarship for up to seven semesters, depending on the number of credits transferred to Stockton.
  • Students must maintain continuous full-time enrollment and a 3.0 cumulative Stockton University GPA to renew the award.
  • Student must reside on campus to maintain this award. 
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions will be used to calculate cumulative GPA.
  • New transfer applicants only; students applying for readmission or freshman applicants do not qualify.

Amount: $7,434/year *

* International Student Scholarship amount adjusted annually in July.

NOTE: Award amounts are per year, split evenly between fall and spring semesters. Above award amount(s) effective Spring 2021 term enrollment. Adjustments will not be made after initial enrollment. Award cannot be used for summer courses. Full-time enrollment only (12 or more credits per semester). Continuous enrollment required to maintain scholarship; scholarship will be cancelled upon withdrawal from Stockton. Must maintain cumulative Stockton GPA of 3.0. Scholarship remains in effect until 128 credit limit is reached, inclusive of transfer credits. Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree are ineligible for transfer scholarships. 

* Stockton may contact your school and/or other parties to confirm your entries, and we reserve the right to rescind or reduce your scholarship if we discover any inconsistencies or falsifications. 

Stockton Foundation Scholarships

The Stockton University Foundation maintains a robust merit-based scholarship program with approximately 200 scholarships. These scholarships are made possible thanks to the generous donations of alumni, friends of the university, organizations and businesses.

Open to current Stockton students, the Foundation Scholarship program honors the institution’s highest achieving, most deserving students. Recipients are chosen annually by the Presidential-appointed Stockton University Scholarship Selection Committee, and the program is administered by the Office of Development & Alumni Relations.

The 2020-2021 Foundation Scholarship application opened up on January 29, 2020 and closed on March 25, 2020.  

Visit the Foundation Scholarships webpage for the new application cycle, deadlines, and complete eligibility details. Please direct questions to foundationscholarships@stockton.edu.

Financial Aid & Bursar

Need more information on funding your Stockton education? Staff in our Office of Financial Aid and Bursar's Office are here to help! 

Do you have questions about: 

  • Completing your FAFSA?
  • Sources of Federal and/or State aid, such as grants, loans, or work-study?
  • How to view your financial aid package and accept/decline your award? 
Phone: 609-652-4203

Do you have questions about: 

  • Payment plans?
  • Costs?
  • Meal Plan options?
  • Using our bill estimator to customize your approximate costs? 
Phone: 609-652-4597