State Scholarships

State Scholarships

New Jersey State Scholarships

There are several scholarships available to New Jersey residents to help finance your Rowan University education. Information and brochures about any of the state scholarships below can be found at the bottom of this page.

  • New Jersey Governor's Industry Vocations Scholarship for women and minorities - NJ-GIVS
  • World Trade Center Scholarship
  • Survivor Tuition Benefits
  • Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Scholarship
  • Governor's Urban Scholarship
  • NJ Foster Care Scholars


New Jersey community college NJ STARS students who earn their associate's degrees with a 3.25 grade point average or better are eligible for up to a $2,500 per year NJ STARS II scholarship at any New Jersey public or independent NJ TAG-participating four-year college or university.

The State funds 100% of the NJ STARS II award, while students will be responsible for any remaining balance.

NJ STARS II students have up to four semesters to complete their baccalaureate degrees.

NJ STARS II students must maintain a 3.25 grade point average in their junior year to receive the scholarship in their senior year.

Students whose family income exceeds $250,000 will not be eligible for NJ STARS II.

Please note: all NJ STARS students applying to transfer to NJ public or independent NJ TAG-participating colleges and universities must meet all transfer requirements. NJ STARS II eligibility does not guarantee admission to your NJ TAG-participating college or university of choice.