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Accepted freshmen are considered for merit scholarships based on the criteria below. Accepted transfer students are considered for scholarships based on previous college performance. Stockton Foundation Scholarships reward returning students based on academic merit at Stockton and/or financial need. All applicants (except international applicants) must complete the FAFSA in order to be considered for scholarships. Demonstrated need coupled with academic credentials and other factors will determine the student's scholarship level. Students must be enrolled full-time only (12 or more credits per semester) and must maintain a cumulative Stockton GPA of 3.0 or higher. New scholarship criteria begins for students entering in Spring 2020.
|Freshman Awards||*SAT||*ACT||**Stockton GPA||Annual Award|
|Presidential Scholarship||1450+||32+||3.75||$15,000+ per year|
|Provost's Scholarship||1310+||28+||3.50||$9,000+ per year|
|Dean's Scholarship||1220+||25+||3.00||$5,000+ per year|
Includes test-optional students.
|varies||varies||varies||$2,000+ per year|
|Stockton Urban Leadership Award||-||-||Top 5% of class||$2,000+ per year|
|Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship||1060+||21+||3.00||$7,288 per year and students must reside on-campus to receive and retain this award|
*SAT is Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math. ACT Composite Score only.
#Stockton GPA 3.3+; top 5%. Freshman students from socioeconomically challenged high school districts (A/B) will be considered for award. The scholarship committee will calculate GPA based on high school curriculum.
**GPAs not already on a 4.0 scale will be converted.
Excellence in Academics Award
Stockton Urban Leadership Award^^
|Transfer students attending their local community college who have graduated from a designated A/B high school district are eligible. Minimum GPA of 2.5+ required.||
|NJ STARS II||Defined and administered by the State of New Jersey||up to $2,500 per year|
^Based on final transfer GPA. Award amounts are per year, split evenly between fall and spring semesters. Above award amount(s) effective Spring 2020 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 Scholarship Awards.
^^Urban Leadership Award applicants must complete the FAFSA. Demonstrated need coupled with academic credentials and other factors will determine the student's scholarship level.
*Students must reside on-campus to receive and retain this award.
- Students with a bachelor's degree are not eligible for the program.
- Program is not retroactive for students who have enrolled in previous semesters.
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 second-semester freshmen and upperclassmen, 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.
Recipients for the 2019-2020 aid year have been selected; award letters and decline notices were sent to applicants’ Stockton University email addresses by June 15. The 2020-2021 Foundation Scholarship application will open in January 2020. Visit the Foundation Scholarships webpage for the application and complete eligibility details. Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Office of Financial Aid for all available options in paying for your Stockton education.