SASN Scholarships

The School of Arts and Sciences – Newark (SASN) Scholarship Program application opens annually (each spring) to accept applications for following  academic year! 

Please click here to access the SASN Scholarship application portal.

There are two applications available:

    • Application Deadline: Monday, May 8, 2023
    • Funding available for 2023 Summer Research
    • You must have a Rutgers-Newark faculty member who has agreed to serve as your research advisor to be considered
    • An applicant’s SURF application is only complete when the following items have been submitted online:
      • Research Proposal
      • Copy of the Student’s Transcript
      • Provide Research Faculty Advisor Name & Email Address (the faculty member will need to submit a reference letter by Monday, May 15th supporting your application)
      • Selected recipients will be notified by end of May 2023; please keep in mind that this is a highly selective awarding process
    • Check out this video for more information (Video from 2021 Application Presentation): External
    • Funding available for 2023-2024 Academic Year
    • All undergraduate SASN students who complete the scholarship application (in its entirety) and are in good academic standing will be considered for a scholarship
    • Must register for Fall 2023 courses to be considered
    • Must have an established cumulative GPA at Rutgers University to be considered
    • We will begin awarding students in August 2023, and will continuing the awarding process throughout the fall semester until funds are depleted.

Important Information:

Scholarship criteria vary and may be based on a combination of the following factors — academic merit, financial need, leadership, and community and volunteer service, with academic merit typically an important criterion.

Scholarship award amounts vary. The SASN Scholarship/Financial Aid Committee will make every effort to review applicants for all scholarships for which they may be eligible. Please note that funding is very competitive; even if you received a scholarship this year, you should complete the 2023-2024 SASN Scholarship Application.  You should also complete the ExternalFAFSA

There is a list of Frequently Asked Questions and a set of Scholarship Application hints within the scholarship portal. Any additional questions about the scholarship application may be sent to