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Invest in Me! Scholarships reward academic success

...through a generous scholarship program made possible through University funding and private donations to Stockton University Foundation. Accepted freshmen are considered for merit scholarships based on class rank/GPA and SAT scores. Accepted transfer students are considered for scholarship based on previous college performance. Stockton Foundation Scholarships reward returning students based on academic merit at Stockton and/or financial need.

Freshman Awards SAT 
Critical Reading & Math combined
  Class Rank   Annual Award
Presidential Scholarship 1,400+   Top 5%   $18,000
Provost's Scholarship 1,250+   Top 10%   $11,000
Dean's Scholarship 1,150+   Top 15%   $7,000
Stockton Scholarship* varies   varies   $2,000+

For students with a record of outstanding academic accomplishments, based on credentials.
Please note: ACT scores cannot be used to determine scholarship eligibility and/or award. All scholarship recipients must file a FAFSA in order to receive their merit award. The total sum of scholarships cannot exceed the cost of attendance; institutional awards may be reduced if other grant/scholarship money is present.

 Transfer Awards   Criteria   Award

Excellence in Academics Award**






  • 30 or more earned, transferable, non-basic skills credits from a regionally accredited undergraduate institution
  • Cumulative GPA minimum: 3.60
  • Transcripts from all institutions previously attended will be used to calculate cumulative GPA
  • New Transfer applicants only; students applying for readmission or freshman applicants do not qualify

GPA 3.6-3.79:

GPA 3.8-4.0:


*Based on final transfer GPA. Award amounts are per year, split evenly between fall and spring semesters. Above award amount(s) effective Spring 2016 term enrollment. Adjustments will not be made after initial enrollment. Award cannot be used for summer courses.
**Full-time enrollment only (12 or more credits per semester). Continuous enrollment required to maintain Scholarship; Scholarship will be cancelled upon withdrawal from Stockton. Must maintain cumulative Stockton GPA of 3.0. Scholarship remains in effect until 128 credit limit is reached, inclusive of transfer credits.

Stockton Foundation Scholarships

The Stockton University Foundation Scholarship Program is administered by the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs. The scholarship program, made possible by both University funding and private donations to the Stockton University Foundation, provides awards to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. Awards are determined by a Presidential-appointed Scholarship Selection committee. This Committee includes representatives of the faculty, administration and Board of Directors of the Stockton University Foundation. 

Students must apply for Foundation Scholarships. Students may apply to the Scholarship Program each year. Successful applicants exhibit high academic achievement as well as leadership and service to the University and community. Award recipients must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and are fully matriculated students.

If you have any questions or require additional assistance, please contact foundationscholarships@stockton.edu or 609-652-4528. The 2016-2017 Stockton University Foundation Scholarships application will be available during the Fall 2015 term.


Visit the Office of Financial Aid for all available options in paying for your Stockton education.