Rutgers Scholarships

Rutgers Global and Rutgers administrative offices, schools, and departments offer competitive scholarship opportunities to students wishing to study abroad. See below for a wide range of scholarship options.

Rutgers Scholarships

Open for all Rutgers Students +

Rutgers Global Scholarships
Rutgers Global offers scholarships for semester programs, summer programs, and winter programs. Rutgers Global scholarship awards are competitive; students are not guaranteed a scholarship. 

Applications can be found inside of your study abroad program application. As an applicant, you are automatically considered for all applicable scholarships based on answers you provide on your application. Scholarship awards may only be used for Rutgers Global–Study Abroad administered study abroad programs. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY:
-Spring (semester) & Winter programs: October 1 
-Fall (semester) & Academic Year & Summer programs: March 1

Rutgers Global scholarships for which you may be considered include:

  • Study Abroad in Ireland (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in Ireland)
  • Study Abroad in South Korea (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in South Korea)
  • Study Abroad in Japan (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in Japan)
  • Study Abroad in Sweden or Norway (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in Sweden or Norway)
  • Study Abroad in New Zealand (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in New Zealand)
  • Study Abroad in India (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in India)
  • Study Abroad in China (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in China)
  • Study Abroad @ Sciences-Po Menton (Program: Sciences-Po Menton
  • Study Abroad @ Sciences-Po Reims (Program: Sciences-Po Reims)
  • Study Abroad @ Valencia University (Program: Valencia University
  • Study Abroad @ University of the West Indies (Program: University of the West Indies
  • Study Abroad @ Ben Gurion University (Program: Ben Gurion University)
  • Study Abroad @ University of East Anglia (Program: University of East Anglia)
  • Study Abroad @ University of St. Andrews (Program: University of St. Andrews)
  • Study Abroad @ CIEE Programs (Any CIEE programs on our approved list. Scholarship amount varies.)
  • Study Abroad @ CIEE Open Campus Programs (Program: CIEE Open Campus programs in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, and Chile)
  • Rutgers Global–Agron Semester Scholarship (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in Israel. Scholarship amount is $1,000.)
  • Rutgers Global–Fedeli Semester Scholarship (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in Florence, Italy. Scholarship amount is $1,000.)
  • Rutgers Global–Max Kade Semester Scholarship (any Rutgers Global–Study Abroad semester program located in Berlin. Scholarship amount is $5,000.)

Rutgers Global–China Office Study Abroad Scholarship: China 
Rutgers Global–China Office Study Abroad Scholarship will be given on a competitive basis to qualified students whose financial needs are not being met by other funding. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the overall strength of the application (especially the cover letter), academic record, and financial need. The award can be used to defray eligible study or intern abroad costs. These costs include program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance, and international airfare. More information can be found here.

Rutgers Douglass Residential College Scholarship
This study abroad scholarship is available to DRC students in good academic standing. For more information on criteria and award amounts, visit the DRC website or contact Merylou Rodriquez, director or scholarships and housing at merylou.rodriquez@echo.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers School of Biological and Environmental Sciences (SEBS) Scholarships
This study abroad scholarship is available to SEBS students only. For more information on criteria and award amounts, please visit the SEBS international programs scholarship page.


Rutgers School of Engineering (SOE) Scholarship ($500–$1,000)
This study abroad scholarship is for engineering students studying abroad in the fall or spring semesters who wish to defray travel costs. For more information, contact assistant dean Robert Ciervo at robert.ciervo@rutgers.edu.

Typical award amount: $500–$1,000 for semester programs.

Open to Specific Majors or Fields of Interest +

Rutgers in the Dominican Republic ($500)
We offer three one-time scholarships to study abroad in one of the three of our 
CIEE Dominican Republic programs. Contact us at ru_abroad@global.rutgers.edu for more information or to apply.

Typical award amount: $500
 

Michele S. Hirshman Scholarship: Rutgers History Majors ($500–3,000)
This scholarship is awarded annually to full-time Rutgers undergraduate history majors for a summer, semester, or year-long study abroad program. To be eligible, you must receive some form of financial aid and must enroll in a study abroad program. For more information on criteria and award amounts, contact Department of History undergraduate administrator Anuja Riveria at
arivera@history.rutgers.edu.

Typical award amount: $500–$3,000 for summer, semester, or year-long program.
 

Rutgers Art History Scholarship: Summer Art History in Paris ($2,000)
This scholarship is available to all Rutgers students attending the six-credit summer program, 
Art History in Paris. Priority is given to you if you are an art history major or minor. There is no application necessary for this award. Contact us at ru_abroad@global.rutgers.edu for more information.

Typical award amount: $2,000 for summer Art History in Paris program.
 

Rutgers Art History Scholarship: Summer Art History in Rome ($2,000)
This scholarship is available to all Rutgers students attending the summer 
Art History in Rome program. Priority is given to you if you are an art history major or minor. There is no application necessary for this award. Contact us at ru_abroad@global.rutgers.edu for more information.

Typical award amount: $2,000 for summer Art History in Rome program.
 

Max Kade Foundation Scholarship ($5,000)
In coordination with the Department of Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures and Rutgers Global–Study Abroad, the Max Kade Foundation offers up to two scholarships per year of $5,000.00 each to undergraduate students enrolled in study abroad programs in Berlin. More information can be found 
here.
 

Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security Scholarship: National Security or Intelligence Students
The Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security (IEPHS) offers scholarships on a competitive basis for students interested in studying abroad to advance a career in national security or intelligence. The scholarship is available to all Rutgers students studying on summer, fall, or academic year programs through Rutgers Global–Study Abroad. Students must be U.S. Citizens to apply. For more information on criteria and award amounts, or to apply, visit the 
IEPHS website.
 

Rutgers Phi Sigma Iota Merit Scholarship
This scholarship is to be awarded to undergraduate members of Phi Sigma Iota based on merit (overall cumulative average, average in foreign languages taken at Rutgers, and level of study achieved). For more information please visit the 
Phi Sigma Iota website.
 

Rutgers Study in Israel: Jewish Studies Majors/Minor
The Department of Jewish Studies offers scholarships to Jewish studies majors and minors who wish to study abroad at an accredited Israeli university. For more information on criteria or how to apply, visit the Study in Israel website.