2020 NJIT Scholarships

NJIT net price is at $17,486.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of New Jersey Institute of Technology. NJIT awards an average of $23,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, NJIT students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Newark, then those costs could be even higher.

78% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $13,782.00. Furthermore, 30% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,757.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to New Jersey Institute of Technology students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by NJIT while others are open to NJIT students, though not exclusive to New Jersey Institute of Technology.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for New Jersey Institute of Technology students?

There are 4 scholarships totaling $3,500.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 4 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for New Jersey Institute of Technology students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the New Jersey Institute of Technology scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include New Jersey Institute of Technology study abroad scholarships, New Jersey Institute of Technology transfer scholarships, and New Jersey Institute of Technology merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for NJIT study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward NJIT study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to NJIT transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to New Jersey Institute of Technology transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. NJIT transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for NJIT transfer scholarships.

Are these NJIT scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Educational Opportunity Fund Grant

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be from an educationally disadvantaged background and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated student at a New Jersey college or university and be a resident of New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months.

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$2,500.00 October, March 1 (spring) Apply Now

Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be (and have been for the previous 12 consecutive months) a New Jersey resident planning to attend a New Jersey college or university full-time. Applicant must be able to demonstrate academic achievement based upon secondary school records and SAT scores at the end of their junior year.

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$1,000.00 October 1 Apply Now

Tuition Aid Grant

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be or intend to be a full-time undergraduate at a New Jersey college or university, demonstrate financial need, and must have lived in New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months.

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- June 1 (renewal students), October 1 (students who did not receive the award during the prior academic year) Apply Now

NJSTARS (Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship)

Sponsor by New Jersey Office of Student Assistance

Applicant must graduate from a New Jersey high school who has graduated within top one-fifth of their class and who will be attending a New Jersey community college as a full-time student. Eligibility is limited to first time full-time freshmen.

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- October 15 Apply Now