Prospective Students

Incoming first-year students for the fall semester are awarded scholarships on the Rutgers-Camden campus on the basis of academic performance in high school. First-year students who apply and complete their application for admission by the priority deadline of Dec. 1 are automatically considered for merit-based awards. See https://fas.camden.rutgers.edu/student-experience/scholarship-opportunities/ for more information.

 

Current Students

Scholarships for continuing students are usually awarded at the departmental or college level. The Financial Aid Office will send email messages advising students as scholarship opportunities become available. Not every scholarship listed below is awarded annually. Dean’s Scholarships for current students are available to apply for at the beginning of the fall semester and applied to the following spring semester. These scholarships are based on academic merit and need as determined by the Financial Aid requirements.

Contact the Financial Aid Office at (856) 225-6039 or finaid@camden.rutgers.edu.

Current Scholarships

  • Ralph Bergen Allen Memorial Scholarship
    Established by Dr. Phillip (CCAS ’57) and Mrs. Penny Larsen in memory of Dr. Ralph Bergen Allen, a beloved professor at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to students with financial need who are already attending the Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences or University College.
  • Ralph and Marion Arbuckle Scholarship
    Established by Dr. Georgia Arbuckle-Keil (CCAS ’83) in honor of her parents. Awarded to a full-time first-year student in the Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences upon his or her graduation from Palmyra High School in Palmyra. Preference given to students majoring or with an interest in the sciences and/or the arts.
  • Baratz and Associates Endowed Scholarship
    Established by Brian Baratz (CCAS ’72), Ray Giunta (CCAS ’80), Clifford Simmons (CCAS ’81), and Francis Mulroy (CCAS ’85), all of Baratz and Associates, to support students in the Honors College at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to full-time undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences students in the Honors College who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.
  • Jacob Abraham and Mildred Aeliam Baron Fund
    The purpose of this account is to provide academic enrichment to undergraduate students in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences majoring in Political Science.
  • William A. Becker Fund: Awarded to an undergraduate student in Camden College of Arts and Sciences based on financial needs.
  • Dr. Leonard Bidwell Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    Established by Dr. Leonard Bidwell’s children, Nicholas Bidwell and Dr. Sylvia Bidwell (DC ’90), and their mother, Eva Bidwell, in memory of his dedication to teaching mathematics at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior students majoring in mathematics with preference to students participating in the Putnam or other national mathematics competitions or who otherwise exhibit exceptional talent and promise in the field.
  • The Aaron Bradley Award
    Awarded to Faculty of arts and Sciences Students with Financial Need.
  • Leland Bulter Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to an undergraduate student in Camden College of Arts and Sciences based on financial needs.
  • Camden College of Arts and Sciences Student Research Fund 
    an annual scholarship to add studies in the Department of Chemistry or Biology with undergraduate research.
  • Camden International Studies Scholarship
    This fund will support students who have enrolled as first-time, first-year students in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences and University College since Fall 2006 and have a 3.5 cumulative average at the beginning of the year in which they want to take an International Studies course. Each student will receive a one-time $500 grant to be used toward the cost of the associated trip in their sophomore, junior or senior year.
  • Richard A. Caulk Memorial Scholarship
    The fund is an endowment by Paul A. Caulk in memory of his son, Richard, a member of the Camden History Department from 1979 to 1983. Awarded to a Junior or Senior undergraduate student majoring in History at a college on the Camden Campus.
  • Miriam Thomas Chaplin Endowed Scholarship
    Established by C. Edward Chaplin (RC ’78) in honor of his mother, Dr. Miriam Thomas Chaplin, a professor emerita and former chair of the English department at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to full-time undergraduate students majoring in English with a GPA of at least 3.0. Preference given to students considering a career in teaching.
  • Chemistry Alumni Scholarship
    This annual scholarship was initiated by Sid Katz to be awarded to Camden College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry.
  • Donal C. Tilton and Angela Steele Tilton Clark Endowment for Arts and Sciences
    Full time Camden College Arts & Sciences students on the Camden Campus based on merit and financial need.
  • The John C. Collier Research Scholarship
    To provide financial assistance to students enrolled at the Camden Campus of Rutgers University to support research by undergraduate students in Chemistry.
  • Dorothy and David Cooper Scholarship
    Established in memory of David and Dorothy Cooper and Dorothy’s late parents, Paul and Sylvia Markum for an endowed scholarship for undergraduate students majoring in Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Camden.
  • Saul J. and Consuelo Diaz Scholarship
    In order to increase diversity, scholarships are to be awarded to traditionally under-represented minority undergraduate students based on academic merit as determined by the program administrator and financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. Qualified students must submit the appropriate university-approved financial aid form each year to be eligible for an award.
  • Dr. James Durand Memorial Fund
    Awarded to full time undergraduate students majoring in biology based on academic merit and financial need. To increase diversity among biology majors at Camden College of Arts and Sciences , preference shall be given to students from underrepresented minority groups.
  • Earl J. and Margaret Evans Memorial Scholarship
    Scholarships are to be awarded to full time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need as determined by university rules in effect on the date of the award. Scholarships are to be awarded to students majoring in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Urban Studies, or Education. Recipients must also demonstrate an interest in public service. Any number of scholarships in any amount may be made each year, up to the amount of fund income available for spending. Awards may be renewed up to 3 years (4 if in a 5 year program.)
  • Francis Falcon Scholarship in Mathematic
    In honor of Dr. George A. Articolo – An annual scholarship based on student’s performance in upper division of mathematics courses and independent studay with a preference for STEM scholars within the Honors College at Rutgers Camden specializing in Applied Mathematics.
  • Richard C. Goodwin Scholarship in Honor of Ethel Lawrence
    Established by Richard C. Goodwin in honor of Ethel Lawrence and her role in New Jersey’s landmark Mount Laurel decision regarding affordable housing. Awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences with an interest in pursuing a career and/or involvement in the areas of affordable housing, community service, or urban studies. Candidates must submit a resume and essay describing these interests.
  • Gulick/Coleman Scholarship
    Established by Assistant Dean Nancy V. Gulick (DC ’72/GSC ’82) and Professor Emeritus Charles J. Coleman to support students at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences majoring in musical theater or theater arts who has performed in or assisted with several Rutgers-Camden theater productions as an actor, assistant director, or member of the technical crew.
  • Honors College Scholarship Fund
    Full time College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduates enrolled in the Honors College based on academic merit and financial need. 
  • Stephen & Nancy Hovnanian Endowed Scholarship
    This endowed scholarship is established by Stephen and Nancy Hovnanian to provide financial assistance to non-traditional undergraduate students in University College Camden (“UCC”) and majoring in the Department of Fine Arts.
  • Ivarson, Starkey, Pramer, and Waksman Scholarship
    One scholarship is to be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student studying Soil Microbiology based on academic merit and financial need.
  • Harold D. Jerome Memorial Scholarship
    Established by Dr. Wilbert Jerome in memory of his father. Awarded on the basis of talent and potential to an undergraduate student majoring in music at the Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Edward P. and Carolyn Kiessling Endowed Scholarship
    Established by Edward (CCAS ’77) and Carolyn Kiessling to support students in the Honors College at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to full-time undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences students in the Honors College based on academic merit and financial need.
  • Pat Kniceley Memorial Scholarship
    Scholarships are to be awarded to female CCAS undergraduate students majoring in economics; based on academic merit as determined by the program administrator and financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. Qualified students must submit the appropriate university-approved financial aid form each year to be eligible for an award.
  • Dorothy Mallery Endowed Music Scholarship
     Established by the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star of New Jersey in memory of Dorothy Mallery, who served as Rutgers University’s grand organist. Awarded to full-time undergraduate students studying music in the Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences.
  • George W. and Kay H. Mamo Endowed Scholarship
     Established by George (CCAS ’76) and Kay Mamo in support of students in the Honors College at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to full-time undergraduate College of Arts Sciences students in the Honors College who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.
  • Frank W. Mannella Memorial Scholarship
     This annual scholarship is established by Chuck Mannella in memory of his father Frank W. Mannella. Scholarships are awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences who reside in Somerdale, New Jersey and attended Sterling High School in Somerdale, New Jersey.
  • John C. Miller Scholarship Fund
     Annual award to first generation students who attend Camden College Arts & Sciences students.
  • James and Gloria H. Moffatt Memorial Endowed Scholarship
     Established by James Moffatt, a long-time member of the Department of English at Rutgers-Camden, in memory of his wife. Awarded to full-time undergraduate Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences students majoring in English who demonstrate commitment to public or community service.
  • Debbie Mojta Scholarship
     This annual scholarship is to be awarded to Camden College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science.
  • The More Family Scholarship
     Scholarship recipients among full or part-time undergraduate students, who are a minimum of three years removed from high school and are in their junior or senior year in the College of Arts and Sciences or University College in Camden. Scholarships are to be awarded to students majoring in one of the following departments: physics, chemistry, biology, biomedical technology, nursing, mathematics, psychology or teacher preparation based on academic merit and financial need.
  • Michele Muncy Academic Excellence Fund and Endowed Scholarship
     Scholarships and student awards are to be made to full-time undergraduate students based on academic merit and financial need. Students must have a major in French or Spanish.
  • The Odyssey Fund
    This fund will support undergraduate students in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences and University College who take an International Studies course. Each student will receive a one-time award to be used toward the cost of the associated trip. Any number of awards in any amount may be made each year, up to the fund balance available for spending. Selection will be made by the Program Administrator.
  • Jack and Mary O’Malley Endowed Scholarship
    This endowed scholarship is established by Jack and Mary O’Malley to be awarded to full-time undergraduate students.
  • The Osher Reentry Scholarship Program at Rutgers-Camden
    The Osher Reentry Scholarship Program, supported by the Bernard Osher Foundation, provides support to full-time or part-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in University College-Camden and who are returning to school after a five-year break in attendance. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must be enrolled and in good academic standing in University College-Camden, demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid, and be returning to school after a five-year break in attendance.
  • Michael A. Palis Stem Scholarship
    To provide financial assistant based on academic merit who are enrolled in the Honors College and are selected as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholars.
  • Julie C. and Gregory Pukas
    Full Time Camden College Arts & Sciences students based on financial need and academic merit – Can be awarded up to three years
  • Jeanne and Lewis Romer Scholarship
     Established by Jeanne (UCC ’79) and Lewis (UCC ’76) Romer in support of adult students at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to full-time non-traditional students in the College of Arts and Sciences or University College.
  • The Rotary Club of Camden Scholarship
     to a transfer student or a student from the city of Camden.
  • Constance M. Ryan Scholarship
     Awarded to College of Arts and Sciences students who are music majors.
  • Teresa B. Saltiel Annual Scholarship
     Purpose is to provide scholarships to full-time undergraduate students in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences who are formally accepted and participating in the Teacher Preparation Program.
  • The Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship
     Established by Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago in memory of her husband who was an employee of Rutgers. The scholarship is awarded to full-time first-year students graduating from the LEAP Academy University Charter High School, based on academic merit and financial need, with a preference to underrepresented students majoring in areas of study such as math, science, engineering, and pre-med.
  • The Bennett Sedacca Memorial Scholarship
    Purpose is to provide financial assistance to full-time undergraduate students majoring in Economics based on academic merit and financial need as determined by University rules in effect on the date of the award.
  • The Robert C. Sheppard Endowed Scholarship
     Established at the bequest of Robert Sheppard to support students at Rutgers-Camden. The scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have financial need, with preference given to students from southern New Jersey.
  • Jay A. Sigler Endowed Scholarship
     Established by friends, graduates, and family upon the retirement of Dr. Jay Sigler, a beloved professor of political science at Rutgers-Camden. Awarded to matriculated MPA (master of public policy and administration) students or undergraduate students majoring in political science based on motivation, professional experience, and potential.
  • Edward and Deborah Spell Endowed Scholarship
     Scholarships are to be awarded to full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students based on academic merit and financial need.
  • Harry S. Trautenberg Memorial Endowed Scholarship
     Established by Helen Trautenberg and friends in memory of her husband. Awarded to Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences students majoring in music. Students must show excellence and promise of future growth in piano or organ.
  • University College Scholar Award
     Awarded to high-achieving transfer students enrolling in at least six credits at University College. These awards will generally be made after a student’s first semester.
  • The Watson Family Scholarship 
    Students from the City of Camden for additional financial support – can be renewed up to one year.
  • Evelyn E. White Endowed Scholarship
     Established by the Estate of Evelyn White (CCAS ’53) to assist full-time undergraduate students majoring in music at Rutgers-Camden. Preference given to those with a special interest in the study of piano performance.
  • Harold and Florence Woll Scholarship
     Established by Dr. Allen Woll in honor of his parents. Awarded to full-time undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences students in good standing in the Honors College.