Frequently Asked Questions

What are the criteria for a qualified applicant?

Enrolled for the Spring 2018 with plans to attend academic year 2018-2019.

Must have a Stockton GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Some awards are available to full-time undergraduates only and some awards are available to part-time and full-time Graduate Students. It depends on the criteria of the award.

What information is needed to be considered a completed file?
You must submit the following for the University Scholarship application:

  1. Online application
  2. A 250 - 500 word essay (follow the question prompts in the application, and use the rubric as a guide)
  3. One letter of recommendation, must be from an instructor (Adjunct, Part-Time Professor, Full-Time Professor) or Dean.

You must submit the following for the Holocaust & Genocide Studies and Jewish Studies application:

  1. Online application
  2. A 250 - 500 word essay about yourself and your proven interest in Holocaust & Genocide Studies and Jewish Studies.
  3. One letter of recommendation, must be from an instructor (Adjunct, Part-Time Professor, Full-Time Professor) or Dean.

What is the average scholarship dollar amount received?
Scholarship amounts vary between $100 and $2,500 per award.

Who selects recipients to receive these awards?
The Stockton University Scholarship Selection Committee is appointed by the President and consists of deans, professors and representatives of the Stockton University Foundation Board of Directors.  They review all applicants and make selections based on the specific criteria for each award.

May the recommendation letter be sent in separately by the faculty or staff member?
No. The recommendation letter must be submitted online. It is your responsibility to ensure that your letter of recommendation from the faculty or staff member is submitted by the application due date.

What scholarships are available for incoming Freshman?
A student planning to attend Stockton as an incoming Freshman can explore opportunities through Enrollment Management.

Are current Stockton Freshman eligible to apply for Foundation Scholarships?
Yes, Stockton Freshmen with an established Stockton GPA after the fall semester, are eligible to apply.

When are applications available for Foundation sponsored scholarships?
Applications are available online starting in late January for the following year's awards.

Example: Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are available Friday, January 26, 2018.

When are applications due for Foundation sponsored scholarships?
Applications are due: March 19, 2018 for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.

Do I need to renew my application every year?
Yes, you must reapply every year for Foundation sponsored scholarships unless your award letter states that you have received a two-year or a four-year scholarship.

When and how will I be notified regarding the status of receiving an award?
You will be notified via your Stockton email address, by June 2018.

Will I receive an email only if I am awarded?
No, you will receive an email that will state whether you have or have not been awarded a scholarship.

Is there a paper-based application I may fill out instead of the online application?
No, there is no paper-based application available.

Are there other scholarship opportunities available to me?
Yes, please click here for additional non-Stockton scholarships.


For more questions/concerns, contact Cindy Crager.