2020 Rider University Scholarships

Rider University net price is at $28,298.00 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 Rider University. Rider University awards an average of $25,750.00 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, Rider University 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 Lawrenceville, then those costs could be even higher.

98% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $25,766.00. Furthermore, 34% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $5,249.00.

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

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Rider University students?

There are 11 scholarships totaling $85,500.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 11 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Rider University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Rider University 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 Rider University study abroad scholarships, Rider University transfer scholarships, and Rider University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Rider University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Rider University 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 Rider University transfer students?

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

Are these Rider University 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

Provost Scholarship

Sponsor by Westminster Choir College of Rider University Location 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (composite ACT score of 25).

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$14,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Dean's Scholarship

Sponsor by Westminster Choir College of Rider University Location 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 1050 (composite ACT score of 23).

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$11,000.00 None Apply Now

Founder's Scholarship

Sponsor by Westminster Choir College of Rider University Location 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1000 (composite ACT score of 21).

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$6,000.00 January 15 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

Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Rider University Location 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and a minimum combined SAT score of 1250 (composite ACT score of 28).

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$18,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Provost Scholarship

Sponsor by Rider University Location 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and a minimum combined SAT score of 1150 (composite ACT score of 25).

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$14,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Dean's Scholarship

Sponsor by Rider University Location 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT score of 1050 (composite ACT score of 23).

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$12,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Founder's Scholarship

Sponsor by Rider University Location 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 (composite ACT score of 21).

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$7,000.00 January 15 Apply Now