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    Patrick J. Ippolito Annual Scholarship for Elementary Education

    Granted to juniors majoring in elementary education. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.




    Abner and Norma Benisch Annual Scholarship

    Granted to undergraduate business or education majors exhibiting an outstanding level of drive and personal initiative through campus, extracurricular, and community involvement. A 3.25 GPA is required and preference is given to Essex County residents.




    Abner and Norma Benisch Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to undergraduate business or education majors exhibiting an outstanding level of drive and personal initiative through campus, extracurricular, and community involvement. A 3.25 GPA is required and preference is given to Essex County residents.




    Academic Achievement Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.




    Adelaide AnnaMarie Kornau Endowed Scholarship in Theatre

    Awarded to undergraduate theatre majors in high academic standing who demonstrate financial need and have a conviction to pursue a career in theatre.




    Adelante Scholarship

    Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need who have participated in the Kean University Adelante program.




    Adriana C. Brennan Alumni Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to students from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need. 


    Agustin "Gus" Garcia '80 Annual Leadership Scholarship

    Recipients must be in a leadership position with a Kean University student organization or group, or in the off-campus community, and strong financial need. Latin heritage is preferred, and the student must have an affinity with Latin heritage and culture. This award is supported by the Lambda Theta Phi Foundation.




    Albert and Helen Mazurkiewicz Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to am undergraduate student enrolled in the bachelor of science in science and technology degree program with a minimum 3.2 GPA.




    Algird V. Gudaitis Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to junior, senior, or graduate students majoring in Medical technology or NJCSTM and have a commitment to medical technology, science, research or related fields. Students must have a minimum 3.3 GPA and proven financial need.




    Algird V. Gudaitis Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to junior, senior, or graduate students majoring in Medical technology or NJCSTM and have a commitment to medical technology, science, research or related fields. Students must have a minimum 3.3 GPA and proven financial need.




    Alumni Association Annual Graduate Scholarship

    For Kean Alumni matriculated in graduate degree programs who have exhibited academic excellence.




    Alumni Association Annual Honor Scholarship

    For Kean alumni matriculated in graduate degree programs who have exhibited exceptional academic excellence.




    Andrea Abramson Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.




    Andrea Beteta Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and  leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Andrew George DeGrado Endowed Piano Scholarship

    Award granted to an outstanding undergraduate student pursuing studies in piano performance. Student must have completed one full semester at Kean with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Scholarship application must show student’s motivation for pursuing studies in piano.




    Ann Marie Behm O'Donnell Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Anne Evans Estabrook Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to entering freshmen deemed to be among the best and brightest high school seniors in the areas of academic and community service or achievement. Minimum 3.0 GPA must be maintained for continuation of scholarship eligibility.




    Anthony J. Bosco Scholarship in English Literature

    Awarded to a junior or senior English major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    Anthony J. Bosco Scholarship in Music

    Awarded to junior and senior music majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.


    Applicant Listing for Review

    This is for internal use by the Kean University Foundation Scholarship Committee for 2013 applicants.


    Arthur Geilfuss Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time freshmen in the College of Business and Public Administration with a minimum 3.4 GPA and SAT score of 1000.




    B.J. and Helen Fidurski Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate theatre majors in performance, theatre, or stage management




    B.J. and Helen Fidurski Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate theatre majors in performance, theatre, or stage management




    Barbara Ann Kloss ’76 Annual Scholarship in Business Administration

    This scholarship is awarded to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in areas of business administration. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    Barbara Baker Johnson M ’09 Annual Scholarship to Aid International Study

    Awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have been accepted to study abroad through the Kean University Study Abroad Program. Preference will be given to students with financial need.




    Barbara Baker Johnson M ’09 Endowed Scholarship to Aid International Study

    Awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have been accepted to study abroad through the Kean University Study Abroad Program. Preference will be given to students with financial need.




    Barbara J. Lecomte, Ph.D. Annual Scholarship in Speech-Language Pathology

    Awarded to a junior or senior speech-language pathology student with a minumum 3.5 GPA and financial need.




    Be the Change Scholarship

    Granted to students who have made a significant contribution to social change through community service. Strong preference is given to “Be the Change” student club members. Financial need is also preferred and a supplementary essay of not more than 250 words highlighting the student’s community service and social change involvement is required.




    Benton Cummings Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate pursuing a degree or planning to attend a conference in recreation administration with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Betty Landa Annual Memorial Scholarship in Visual Communications

    Awarded to students majoring in visual communications in the department of design. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    Bill Dioguardi Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior male students. Eligible students must have a 3.0 GPA.




    Bodzioch Scholarship for the Advancement of Science

    Awarded to a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who is enrolled in either the STEM program or a major within the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences. This scholarship can be renewed annually, contingent upon the maintenance of a 3.0. 



    Brautigan Family Annual Music Scholarship

    Awarded to a music major who has exhibited academic excellence and exceptional performance ability on a musical instrument.




    Carole P. Frazier Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Caroline Jolly Memorial Scholarship

    Granted to sophomore, junior, or senior public administration majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference given to students with Kean extracurricular involvement, particularly in student government.




    Catherine A. Blewitt Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors and seniors from any major. Preference given to Newark area residents.




    Charles & Vera Green Leadership Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman with proven financial need. Preference given to a disabled military veteranor a military family member. 


    Charles Longacre Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.




    Charlotte W. Newcombe Annual Scholarships for Mature Women

    For female undergraduate students aged 25 or older. Recipients must have at least 60 college credits, a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.




    Charlotte W. Newcombe Endowed Scholarships for Mature Women

    For female undergraduate students aged 25 or older. Recipients must have at least 60 college credits, a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.




    Choregos Endowed Scholarship

    A merit/talent based scholarship awarded to an undergraduate majoring in theatre or theatre and education. Audition/portfolio review and interview required.




    Claire Goldstein Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship

    This Alumni Association scholarship is granted to students who exhibit academic excellence, leadership, and contributions to community service.




    Class of 1950 Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 1959 Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 1960 Alumni Association Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 1961 Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 1962 Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 1963 Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 2.5 GPA, a record of community service and proven financial need.




    Class of 1981 Alumni Association Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates from any major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 2009 Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 2010 Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Class of 2011 Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA.


    Class of 2012 Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA.


    Class of 2013 Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA.


    Clement J. and Birgit M. Zotta Annual Scholarship

    Open to all undergraduates from any major with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be a United States Veteran who has received an Honorable Discharge.




    Clement J. and Birgit M. Zotta Endowed Scholarship

    Open to all undergraduates from any major with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be a United States Veteran who has received an Honorable Discharge.




    Clifford Bush Scholarship

    Awarded to graduate students in Communication Sciences and Educational Services with demonstrated financial need.




    Colleen Coyne-Schaefer Scholarship for Social Justice

    Awarded to a student enrolled in a graduate program in social services, psychology, counselor education, social work or marriage and family therapy. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, proven financial need and committed to the principles of social justice.




    College of Business & Public Management Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to students majoring in programs within the College of Business & Public Management.


    College of Education Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a qualified student majoring in a program within the College of Education




    College of Humanities & Social Sciences Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a student majoring in a program within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. .




    College of Natural, Applied & Health Services Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a student majoring in a program within the College of Natural, Applied & Health Services.




    College of Visual and Performing Arts Annual Scholarship

    Granted to undergraduate majors within the College of Visual and Performing Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    College of Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship

    Full-tuition scholarship preferably awarded to incoming freshmen who are full-time majors in theatre, design, fine arts or music. A minimum 3.0 high school GPA and audition or portfolio review are required along with the successful completion of a Foundation Scholarship Application. The award is renewable for a maximum of 4 years pending continuous full-time status and a 3.0 GPA while at Kean.




    Communications Scholarship

    Awarded to junior and senior communications majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Concert Artists Scholarship

    Awarded to a student showing exceptional musical talent and promise with a minimum 3.0 GPA. To be eligible, students must complete the Foundation Scholarship application and participate in an audition held by the Music Department by June 30.




    ConnectOne Bank Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman or undergraduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Applicants should reside in the state of New Jersey.




    Cookie & Ed Esposito Annual Education Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomore, junior and senior education majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Courtney Hyman and Heather Rizzo Social Work Advcocacy Change Agent Scholarship

    Awarded to a Kean University graduate student who is enrolled in the Master of Social Work program. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and reside in New Jersey. 


    Damarys Vazquez Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming female freshman majoring in Early Childhood Education. The recipient must be a resident of Elizabeth, N.J.




    Damarys Vazquez Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming female freshman majoring in Early Childhood Education. The recipient must be a resident of Elizabeth, N.J.




    Dan & Margie Charleston Endowed Scholarship in Early Childhood Education

    Awarded to a Kean University student with a mnimum 3.0 GPA, who is majoring in early childhood ecucation. 


    Dan & Margie Charleston Global MBA Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to graduate students in the Global MBA program with a minimum 3.5 GPA. This award will cover 3 credits of in-state graduate tuition each semester.




    Daniel J. Gallo Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.




    David A. Kirpan Annual Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Leadership

    Awarded to a New Jersey junior or senior with a minimum 3.75 GPA with proven finanical need, who holds a leadership role in a community or campus-based service organization. Preference given to commuters.  


    David A. Kirpan Annual Scholarship for Business & Entrepreneurship

    Awarded to a junior or senior New Jersey resident with a minimum 3.25 GPA and proven financial need, whose major is a program within the College of Business and Public Management.


    David A. Kirpan Annual Scholarship for Music

    Awarded to sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA and proven financial need, whose concentration is in any of the three music majors. Preference given to commuter students.   


    David Rossnagel Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a degree accounting or finance with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Qualified applicants should be community service oriented. 




    Dawood Farahi Public Service Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in public administration, criminal justice, occupational therapy or nursing.




    Dawood Farahi Public Service Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in public administration, criminal justice, occupational therapy or nursing.




    Department of Chemistry and Physics Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time undergraduate majoring in physics, chemistry or a chemistry-related area with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who demonstrates financial need.




    Department of Interior Design Scholarship

    This award goes out to three interior design students each year; one freshman, one sophomore and one senior.




    Department of Psychology Graduate Scholarship

    Awarded to student matriculated in one of the Department of Psychology graduate options. Student must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 15 credits in the program with no more than 48 credits by the end of the spring semester of the award year.




    Department of Theatre Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate theatre majors (any option) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Deshon Johnson Memorial Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to qualified undergraduate and graduate student applicants with a minimum 3.0 GPA of a possible 4.0 in a business-related major and demonstration of financial need. 




    Design Leadership Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a junior or senior in the Robert Busch School of Design who has already been accepted to the BFA program. Successful candidates must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and proven financial need.




    Dick D'Errico Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Distinguished Alumni Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time juniors or seniors with a minimum 3.7 GPA, who demonstrate financial need.


    Divina Malanga Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Given to females from Elizabeth (N.J.) High School who are incoming freshmen ranked in the upper third of their class and demonstrate financial need.




    Donald R. Conklin Annual Scholarship

    For students in the biotechnology graduate program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Donald R. Conklin Endowed Scholarship

    For students in the biotechnology graduate program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Doree Denberg Stark Scholarship

    Awarded to a a full-time junior or senior majoring in early childhood education with a demonstrated financial need.




    Dorothy and George Hennings Annual Scholarship in Education

    Supports students in elementary or science education who have completed 18 semester hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.3 and are committed to excellence.




    Dorothy and George Hennings Endowed Scholarship in Education

    Supports students in elementary or science education who have completed 18 semester hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.3 and are committed to excellence.




    Dorsey-Gaines Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in education and preparing for a teaching career. Recipients must be New Jersey residents with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Dorsey-Gaines Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in education and preparing for a teaching career. Recipients must be New Jersey residents with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Dr. Amelia L. Smith Biotechnology Scholarship

    For students enrolled full-time in the biotechnology program with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to American-born veterans.




    Dr. Amelia L. Smith Pre-Medical Scholarship

    This is for full-time students enrolled in the pre-medical program who have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Candidates must be American-born U.S. citizens, show proven financial need, have diverse interests and talents, as well as ethical attitudes, and services and allegiance to the United States.




    Dr. Arthur Shapiro Memorial Annual Scholarship

    Successful applicants must be seniors or graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in special education.




    Dr. Barbara A. Wheeler Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors or seniors enrolled in programs within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must specify their interest in this particular scholarship in the online application, and focus the personal narrative on a global justice issue affecting the developing world. 




    Dr. Carol Williams Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to highly qualified students studying in the Master of Social Work program.




    Dr. Dale Vitale Memorial Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time undergraduate majoring in chemistry or a chemistry-related area with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who demonstrates financial need.




    Dr. Eileen Kennedy Endowed Scholarship in Writing Studies

    Awarded to juniors and seniors with a minimum 3.25 GPA and are enrolled in the English Writing program. 




    Dr. John H. O'Meara Memorial Student Organization Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Dr. John O'Meara Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to seniors who demonstrate humanitarian qualities in their accomplishments.




    Dr. Karen Stern Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to seniors and graduate students majoring in occupational therapy. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.




    Dr. Michael Montgomery, Sr. Music Scholarship

    Intended to provide financial support to an incoming freshman who has expressed interest in being a music major and demonstrated a financial need. 




    Dr. Nickie B. Berson Special Education Endowed Scholarship

    Given to junior or senior undergraduates with a minimum 2.5 GPA, who are enrolled full-time in the Educator of Individuals with Disabilities program.




    Dr. Reynold E. and Mary B. Burch Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to unmarried students who are recent high-school graduates and enrolled in health-related fields. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Dr. Sharon Brendzel Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Granted to students majoring in education and preparing to teach in the sciences. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need.




    Dr. Socarrás Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time students with outstanding academic accomplishment and potential and must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and demonstrated financial need. Supported by the Lambda Theta Phi Foundation, this scholarship is open to any major with preference given to Spanish and history majors.




    Dubnick Scholarship for Single Mothers with Dependent Children

    Granted to self-supporting matriculated graduate students, who are parents of dependent children and in need of a graduate degree to achieve career goals.




    E. Alma Flagg Endowed Scholarship

    Two students are awarded each year. Applicants must be english and education majors from Newark, N.J.




    E.J. Shephard Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to junior or senior history majors. Preference given to students concentrating on public history.




    Edmund Spiro '68 '70 Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior art education major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. 


    Edward and Dolly Miltner Endowed Scholarship

    Applicants must be incoming freshmen who have attended High School in Bergen County, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to education majors.




    Edward McColgan Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to students majoring within the College of Business & Public Administration and preparing for a career in business. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA with proven financial need.




    Edward Paul Ceres Memorial Scholarship

    Granted to freshmen, sophomores, or juniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA and preference given to instrumental music students.




    Edward R. Jajosky Design Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a design major with a minimum 3.0 GPA, proven financial need and a portfolio review. 


    Elizabeth McColgan Music Scholarship

    Granted to a sophomore, junior, or senior music major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    Elizabeth McColgan Theatre Scholarship

    Granted to a senior Theatre major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    Elman Family Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

    Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is designated for non-traditional age students. Internships may also be possible for recipients majoring in Education, Psychology, and Occupational Therapy.




    Emerging Leaders in Occupational Therapy Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time graduate students with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who are enrolled in the occupational therapy program. Qualified candidates must exhibit at least one year of coursework within the program and demonstrate strong leadership skills within their community or at Kean University. 


    Emma Geilfuss Endowed Scholarship

    Applicants must be full-time freshmen in the College of Business and Public Administration with a minimum 3.4 GPA and SAT score of 1000.




    Encore! Theatre Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior theatre majors (any option) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    EPIC Endowed Scholarship

    Given to freshmen or sophomore candidates who entered Kean through the Entry Program into College (EPIC). Financial need and academic achievement are determinants for consideration.




    Erick Johnson Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in leadership and volunteer activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Estelle Novak Alumni Association Annual Scholarship in Science

    For undergraduate science majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Estelle Novak Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship in Science

    For undergraduate science majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Estelle Ritchie Endowed Scholarship in English

    Provides financial support to the full-time upcoming junior or senior who is in the 39-credit English major which includes both surveys of British & American literature & senior seminar with a minimum 3.5 GPA out of a possible 4.0.




    Estelle Ritchie Endowed Scholarship in Theatre

    Provides financial support to a full-time Kean University undergraduate Theatre major with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 of a possible 4.0.




    Esther McDevitt Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.




    Fine Arts Department Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 




    Frances J. Greany M'73 Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education

    Bequeathed by alumna Frances J. Greany M ’73 ’81, this scholarship is awarded to elementary education majors.




    Frances Mika R.N. Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who is majoring in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Financial need preferred. Scholarship can be renewed annually, contingent upon GPA and enrollment status. 


    Francis Farber Scholarship

    Awarded to a junior or senior communications major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. Preference given to the student who demonstrates outstanding service to the Communications Department and the Kean University community.




    Frank Anderson Memorial Design Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman in the Robert Busch School of Design who demonstrates proficiency and talent in graphic design, with a minimum 3.25 GPA and a demonstrated financial need.  A portfolio review by Design faculty members is required. 




    Frank J. Bulfin Endowed Memorial Occupational Therapy Scholarship

    Awarded to a self-supporting occupational therapy student preparing for clinical fieldwork, who demonstrates financial need and has a minimum 3.2 GPA.




    Frank J. Esposito Social Science Scholarship

    Awarded to junior and senior teaching majors concentrating in middle or high school social studies. Students have a minimum 3.5 GPA.




    Fred C. Rummel Foundation Annual Scholarship

    For the student who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, trustworthiness and character through community-service or high-school activities and has proven financial need. Student must be a graduate of a Union or Essex County High School in New Jersey with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Minimum 3.0 GPA at Kean must be maintained for continuation of scholarship eligibility.




    Fritz and Naida Lambert Foundation Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate students from Bergen County with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. Scholarship can be renewable each academic year with successful completion of a Foundation Scholarship Application.




    G. Evelyn Foster Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    For students in the Early Childhood Education Program who have completed 60 credits. Applicants should have work experience in a child-care center, a minimum 3.2 GPA, and proven financial need.




    Giordano Family Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate students with declared majors in speech, language, and hearing sciences. Students should have completed four courses in the major. Preference will be given to students committed to the field of Speech Therapy as demonstrated through volunteerism, outreach, or other activity in the field.




    Grace and Marshall Nielsen Scholarship

    Awarded to junior accounting majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Strong preference will be given to students working their way through school.




    Grace Lane Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a Kean University sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need, who is majoring in either accounting or marketing and management.


    Graduate and Part-time Student Council Scholarships

    Scholarships will be awarded to ten students for the upcoming academic year. Students must be full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement. Academic Achievement Scholarship Andrea Abramson Memorial Scholarship Leonard Andres Memorial Scholarship Daniel J. Gallo Memorial Scholarship Leo Kantrowitz Memorial Scholarship Charles Longacre Scholarship Esther McDevitt Memorial Scholarship HACE Academic Scholarship




    Graduate Student Government Association, Inc. Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to two graduate students. First award granted to a graduate student with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Second award granted to a graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and documented community service.




    Guy V. Bruce Endowed Scholarship

    Candidates must exhibit commitment to environmental science, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good academic standing.




    HACE Academic Scholarship

    Awarded to part-time or full-time sophomore, junior or senior candidates with a minimum 3.0 GPA preferred. Must show evidence of positive leadership and extracurricular involvement.




    Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Foundation Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates in Special Education majors. Students must have a 3.0 GPA with sophomore, junior, or senior status.




    Harwood Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA with proven financial need. Preference given to residents of Jersey City, NJ.




    Hassan Farrokh and Charles S. Baker Memorial Scholarship

    Open to all undergraduates and graduates majoring in business. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.




    Hazel H. Hardgrove ’79 ’81 Music Education Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a senior music-education major who plans to teach in a New Jersey public school. Student must be a U.S. citizen from Union County, N.J., and maintain full-time enrollment with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to residents of Springfield, N.J. planning to teach at the elementary school level.




    Hazel H. Hardgrove ’79 ’81 Music Education Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to a senior music-education major who plans to teach in a New Jersey public school. Student must be a U.S. citizen from Union County, N.J., and maintain full-time enrollment with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to residents of Springfield, N.J. planning to teach at the elementary school level.




    Hector Gomez Memorial Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore or junior majoring in athletic training with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. 


    Helen Coombe ’23 Memorial Teaching Scholarship

    Awarded to education majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA and preparing for a career in the teaching profession.




    Helen Longacre Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to part-time Elementary Education majors level with proven financial need who plan to teach on the elementary school level.




    Helio E. Rosete Memorial Annual Scholarship

    For students in the educator of individuals with disabilities program with a minimum 3.0 GPA who express interest in a career working with adults with disabilities.




    Helio E. Rosete Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    For students in the educator of individuals with disabilities program with a minimum 3.0 GPA who express interest in a career working with adults with disabilities.




    Henry and Mildred Hofacker Media and Film Award

    Awarded to undergraduates pursuing a degree in the area of media and film with a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need. 




    Henry S. and Agnes M. Truzack Foundation Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates majoring in instrumental music with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students concentrating on piano or violin and have Union or Essex County, New Jersey residency.




    Hispanic Law Enforcement Scholarship

    Awarded to a student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need, who demonstrates a passion for the field of criminal justice or any affiliated program such as homeland security, corrections, or police organization/administration. This scholarship could be renewed, provided the recipient upholds a 3.0 GPA.  


    Holocaust & Genocide Studies Scholarship

    Those who successfully complete the study tour and assigned requirements – whether or not they receive an award – may elect to receive three undergraduate credits. or three graduate credits toward a masters degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (HGS) at Kean University. They will also receive favorable consideration for admission to the HGS program in fall 2013. This award opportunity is open to all fully matriculated Kean University undergraduate and graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.


    Housing Authority of Plainfield Scholarship

    Recipients must be incoming freshmen or transfer students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Strong preference will be given to HAP residents with at least one year of residency or to other Plainfield residents. Financial need is essential with extracurricular and community involvement preferred. Eligibility will be confirmed through HAP and an additional reference from an HAP official is suggested.




    Hugh and Edna Pearce Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in public administration.




    International Student Scholarship

    Presented to full-time International undergraduate students with non-New Jersey residency only. Applicants must have completed two semesters at Kean at the time of the award, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.




    J Eduardo Saavedra Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to program graduates of Project Adelante. Bilingual undergraduates must have a 3.5 minimum GPA to be considered.




    J Eduardo Saavedra Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to program graduates of Project Adelante. Bilingual undergraduates must have a 3.5 minimum GPA to be considered.




    Jacqueline Rose Fidurski Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to Kean University students in good academic standing, who are unable to complete their course of study without financial assistance. 




    Jamar Reynolds, Larnell T. Rivers and Alexis Serrano Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    James R. Murphy Endowed Scholarship for London Theatre Study

    Granted to theatre majors or minors who are interested in studying in London.




    James Volpe Memorial Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman who resides on campus and has graduated from high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA of a possible 4.0.




    Jane D’Onofrio Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum 1000 SAT who demonstrate financial need. Preference given to business majors.




    Jane D’Onofrio Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum 1000 SAT who demonstrate financial need. Preference given to business majors.




    Jarred Crowley Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to incoming freshmen with a demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students from Hamilton High School West, NJ (Mercer County); or prospective criminal justice majors from New Jersey.




    Jean Durkes Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Jeanne K. Major Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a Kean University undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven finanical need. 


    Jeralyn Lawrence Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior criminal justice or public administration major with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who lives on campus and is a New Jersey resident. 


    Jesus Lago-Turon Scholarship

    Granted to the student with the highest achievement in the Spanish-speaking section of ECO 1020 “Principles of Economics I.”




    JFK Auxiliary Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates pursuing careers in health maintenance fields. Must have a 3.0 GPA.




    Jim Hynes ‘63 Annual Scholarship

    Open to all undergraduates from any major who currently reside in Elizabeth, NJ. Preference will be given to male applicants and/or United States Veterans.




    Jim Hynes ‘63 Endowed Scholarship

    Open to all undergraduates from any major who currently reside in Elizabeth, NJ. Preference will be given to male applicants and/or United States Veterans.




    Jim Stamey Memorial Scholarship for Teachers of the Sciences Sponsored by The Raptor Trust

    Supports New Jersey residents who demonstrate financial need and are planning teaching careers in chemistry, biology, physics or earth science. Students who must adjust daytime employment to perform student teaching are given priority.




    Joan Marie Granato Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a full-time undergraduate New Jersey resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need, majoring in recreational administration. 


    Joanne Hurley Florentino Endowed Scholarship

    This scholarship is for adult women, 40 or older, who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students in the Department of Occupational Therapy.




    Joe and Josie Gonnella Annual Scholarship in Visual Communications

    Awarded to students majoring in visual communications in the department of design. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    John Dobosiewicz Memorial Earth Science Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time meritorious Kean University students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need, majoring in the Environmental Sustainability Sciences or Earth Science.

     




    John Edward Haffly Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to a senior studying special education who has demonstrated academic proficiency, community service and shows evidence of future leadership in the field.




    John J. & Gloria Sasson Russell Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students with a minimum 3.0 GPA, majoring inany of the sciences within the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences.


    John J. Kinsella Scholarship

    No application necessary. This scholarship is granted automatically to the graduate student with the highest GPA who has completed one year of graduate coursework in mathematics education. Recipient must be a New Jersey resident.




    Joseph A. and Martha B. Krauss Endowed Scholarship in Journalism

    For undergraduate broadcast-journalism majors in high academic standing who demonstrate financial need and have a conviction to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.




    Joseph and Rosella Morrissey Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in education and preparing for a teaching career in grades K-5. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Julius and Katheryn Hommer Foundation Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors and seniors in the research track of the New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Program.




    June Moss Handler Endowed Scholarship in Early Childhood and Family Studies

    This scholarship is for a graduate student with an outstanding academic records as well as achievement in service to children and families. Applicants must provide evidence of continued commitment to excellence in teaching and professional leadership.




    Karen Kassak Mullen Annual Scholarship for Social Work

    Award granted to graduate students with a declared major in social work.




    Karen Kassak Mullen Endowed Scholarship for Social Work

    Award granted to graduate students with a declared major in social work.




    Kathy Hering-Brady Scholarship

    Awarded to graduate students in the occupational therapy program entering their final or Fieldwork II semester. The successful candidate will demonstrate client centered values and demonstrate specialization in mental health or the psycho-social aspect of the profession.




    Kean Federation of Teachers Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need.




    Kean Ocean Student Scholarships

    Granted to a select number of students from Ocean County College continuing their education through the Kean Ocean program. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA, be enrolled in 9 or more credits and submit an additionalrecommendation from the dean of the Kean Ocean campus.




    Kean University Adjunct Faculty Federation Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduates majoring in early childhood education. Financial need preferred.




    Kean University Adjunct Faculty Federation Scholarship-PERH

    Awarded to undergraduates majoring in physical education, recreation, or health.




    Kean University Cougar Spirit Graduate Scholarship

    Awarded to a student working towards a degree-granting program in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. Candidate must have completed at least one semester in the program and possess a minimum 3.25 GPA. 


    Kean University First Generation Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a  first-generation Kean University undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. 


    Kean University Foundation Annual Scholarship for Campus Residency

    Awarded to full-time incoming freshmen or sophomore undergraduates from any major, who enroll having graduated from high school or transferred from an accredited college/university with a minimum 3.5 GPA out of a possible 4.0, demonstrate financial need and reside on campus.




    Kean University Foundation Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to the best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of academics and community service. Eligible candidates must have a minimum 3.0 of a possible 4.0, demonstrate financial need and plan to reside on campus.




    Kean University Foundation Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to the best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of academics and community service. Eligible candidates must have a minimum 3.0 of a possible 4.0, demonstrate financial need and plan to reside on campus.




    Kean University Foundation General Scholarship Endowment

    Awarded to deserving Kean University current, incoming freshmen, transfer or graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. 


    Kean University Foundation Transfer Student Scholarship

    This two-year scholarship is for incoming transfer students holding an associate’s degree who have a minimum 3.85 GPA.




    Kean University Veterans Association Scholarship

    Awarded to a United States Veteran who has received an Honorable Discharge. Preference is given to a veteran who served in active duty in Afghanistan or Iraq.




    Ken and Anne Estabrook Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman enrolled in the bachelor of science in Science and Technology Education Program with a minimum 3.0 GPA and 1200 SAT. Students must maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA to earn annual renewal for up to 5 years.




    Ken and Anne Estabrook Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to an incoming freshman enrolled in the bachelor of science in Science and Technology Education Program with a minimum 3.0 GPA and 1200 SAT. Students must maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA to earn annual renewal for up to 5 years.




    Kenneth Muller Interior Design Endowed Scholarship

    Two scholarships each year are presented to juniors in the interior design program with a minimum 2.8 GPA, who have demonstrated artistic abilities and financial need. Preference will be given to one traditional and one non-traditional student.




    Kevin and Beth Alton Annual Scholarship

    Granted to sophomore, junior, or senior United States citizens with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Preference given to students majoring in chemistry or a chemistry-related area. Financial need is also preferred.




    Kevin and Beth Alton Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to sophomore, junior, or senior United States citizens with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Preference given to students majoring in chemistry or a chemistry-related area. Financial need is also preferred.




    Lambda Alpha Sigma Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to junior and senior members of the Kean University Lambda Alpha Sigma Honor Society. Students must be enrolled full-time and have completed a minimum of 32 credits at Kean.




    Lambda Alpha Sigma Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to junior and senior members of the Kean University Lambda Alpha Sigma Honor Society. Students must be enrolled full-time and have completed a minimum of 32 credits at Kean.




    Lamonte K. Tilley Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Leading Ladies Theatre Scholarship

    Awarded to a current undergraduate theatre major with a minimum3.5 GPA and proven financial need. 




    Lennie Pierro Fine Arts Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in the Fine Arts or Studio Art. A departmental portfolio review is required.




    Leo Kantrowitz Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.


    Leonard Andres Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.


    Leonard Andres Memorial Student Organization Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Lucy Jajosky Orfan Annual Scholarship

    Granted to seniors majoring in elementary education with an academic major in Mathematics and seeking K-5 or 5-8 certification. Preference will be given to K-5 students. Must have a 3.3 GPA or higher and financial need. Preference is given to New Jersey residents.




    Lucy Jajosky Orfan Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to seniors majoring in elementary education with an academic major in Mathematics and seeking K-5 or 5-8 certification. Preference will be given to K-5 students. Must have a 3.3 GPA or higher and financial need. Preference is given to New Jersey residents.




    Lynn M.K. Franklin Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to a Kean University senior elementary education major with a minimum 3.5 GPA, who is a New Jersey resident with involvement in community service. Preference given to veterans or those with financial need. 


    M. Ernest Townsend Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore who exhibits academic excellence.




    Mabel G. Holmes Annual Scholarship

    This award is for students from Elizabeth (N.J.) High School who are incoming freshmen ranked in the upper third of their class demonstrating financial need.




    Mabel G. Holmes Endowed Scholarship

    This award is for students from Elizabeth (N.J.) High School who are incoming freshmen ranked in the upper third of their class demonstrating financial need.




    Manny Cantor Peace Prize

    Granted each year to a student, faculty or staff member who contributes to the cause of promoting international peace, mutual understanding.




    Marc Birger Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior Communications major with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. The recipient will have demonstrated leadership and service in the Communications department.




    Margaret Ann Phillips Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate students in visual arts or art history.




    Marie Yesenko Memorial Scholarship for Future Law Students

    Awarded to a senior or graduate student who will receive a bachelor'sdegree from Kean University and who has accepted an invitation to attend an ABA accredited law school.


    Marjorie A. Perry ’74 Business Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student interested in a career in business with a minimum 3.5 GPA.




    Mark Cheng Annual Scholarship for the School of Global Business Management

    Provides annual financial support to an outstanding full-time undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum 3.25 GPA, who is enrolled in the Global Business Management program. Scholarship can be renewable. 


    Martin Rogers Alumni Association Annual Scholarship in Human Rights

    Granted to undergraduates from any human rights related program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Martin Rogers Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship in Human Rights

    Granted to undergraduates from any human rights related program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Mary D. Hibbits Callaghan Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to students majoring in elementary education or early childhood education, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 




    Maxine and Jack Lane Annual Education Scholarship

    Awarded to a junior with a minimum 3.5 GPA and proven financial need. Student must demonstrate career goals in the fields of human health or education.




    Maxine and Jack Lane Endowed Education Scholarship

    Awarded to a junior or graduate student with a minimum 3.5 GPA and proven financial need. Student must demonstrate career goals in the fields of human health or education.




    Megan Beck Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Michael Cloogher Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Mitchell Scholssman NJCSTM Scholarship

    Awarded to students enrolled in the NJCSTM program with a proven financial need. Preference given to students in the B.S./M.S. Science & Technology Program pursuing the science research track.




    Music Department Scholarship

    Awarded through the Department of Music to a music major.




    Nancy Bauer-Boucher Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education (K-8) and English

    Provides financial support to the full-time upcoming junior or senior Elementary Education major with financial need, whose second major is English with a minimum 3.25 GPA out of a possible 4.0.




    Nathan and Bernice Weiss Graduate Scholarship

    Awarded to a student who is enrolled in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required to initially qualify for this scholarship. This scholarship could be renewed, provided the recipient upholds a 3.0 GPA.



    Nathan Weiss Graduate College Scholarship

    Awarded to two graduate students with a 4.0 GPA. Students must have completed 12 graduate credits at Kean. Recipients will receive a scholarship for in-state tuition and fees for a 3 credit graduate level course.




    New Horizons Scholarship

    This scholarship will be awarded to Kean University students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are LGBT or allies of LGBT individuals or communities. Applicants do not have to be LGBT, and will be considered regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. An essay is required on a LGBT topic. If conducting research related to LGBT individuals or communities, also include a one-page synopsis of the research. Preference will be given to full-time students.




    New Jersey Association of Public Accountants Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate accounting majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to New Jersey residents living in Hudson, Union or Essex counties.




    Northfield Bank Foundation Scholarship

    Awarded to business and finance related majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients must be New Jersey or New York residents from Avenel, East Brunswick, Linden, Milltown, Monroe, Rahway, Woodbridge, or Staten Island.




    Novartis Upward Bound Scholarship

    Granted to incoming full-time freshmen who are graduates of the Upward Bound Program. Applicants must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.75.




    Nu Sigma Phi Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference given to a member of Nu Sigma Phi.




    Nu Theta Chi Alumni Scholarship

    Granted to female sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are active members of a Kean University sorority. Preference given to Nu Theta Chi or a local (non-national) sorority member.




    NYC Store Planners Institute Scholarship

    Granted to students majoring in Fine Arts and Interior Design.




    Pamala A. Brooks Early Childhood Education Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors or seniors who are majoring in early childhood education, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. This scholarship could be renewed, provided the recipient continues in early childhood education and upholds a 3.0 GPA.


    Patricia Ann MacNamara Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate students who are New Jersey residents and have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Patricia Ann MacNamara Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate students who are New Jersey residents and have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Patricia Ingram Campbell Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to education majors who have exhibited academic excellence.




    Patricia M. Barksdale Scholarship

    Awarded to juniors and seniors residing in Newark, Roselle, Elizabeth or Linden. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and proven financial need.




    Patty and Steve Fastook Scholarship for Communication and the Arts

    Awarded to undergraduates majoring in communication, Meteorology, or Interior Design. A 3.0 GPA is required with preference given to students working through school.




    Pearl Greenburg Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to graduate students in the Fine Arts Department with a minimum 3.25 GPA and financial need.




    Penny and John North Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 3.2 GPA, who is enrolled in either the STEM program or the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences. The scholarship can be renweed annually, based on the successful submission and review of an application each year. 


    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Scholarship – Kean University Chapter

    Applicants do not need to be members of this honor society to apply. Awarded to juniors or seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA and graduate students with a 4.0 and a minimum of 15 graduate credits completed, this scholarship also requires a supplementary essay of no more than 450 words addressing the topic, “How I have used or plan to use my experiences (educational and/or life-learned) towards servicing the community.”




    Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

    Granted to a select number of incoming transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members. Candidates must have a minimum 3.5 GPA with an associate’s degree by May 1 of the current academic year.




    Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society Scholarship

    Given to matriculated Master of Public Administration students who have completed at least 12 graduate credits in public administration graduate coursework. A minimum 3.7 graduate GPA is required.




    R. Ann Mueller Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomore or junior political science or sociology majors with a minimum 2.75 GPA. 


    Ratta Annual Nursing Initiative Annual Scholarship

    Undergraduate declared nursing seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Eligible students must have completed NURS 3200 “Professional Nursing Practice”. Awarded to non-traditional students with family responsibilities; financial need preferred.




    Raw Finish for Fashion Scholarship

    Awarded to Interior Design majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA of a possible 4.0. Eligible candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the profession as a student member of IIDA. Applicants must also submit to the Department of Interior Design, a resume and/or list of related professional activities.


    Retired Faculty Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to sophomores, juniors, or seniors with financial need.




    Richard and Susan Kogan Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to juniors and seniors in the research track of the New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Education Program.




    Richard Cudina '78 Endowed Scholarship

    This scholarship is awarded in memory of Richard Cudina, a Kean alumnus who was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.




    Rob Lane Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a Kean University sophomore, junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. Recipient must exhibit a dedication to community service. 


    Robert Busch Annual Scholarship in Design

    Awarded to a sophomore or junior who is majoring in any of the design programs. Students must submit a portfolio of creative work, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and proven financial need


    Robert Busch Annual Scholarship in Design for Incoming Freshmen

    Awarded to incoming HS students who are majoring in design. One scholarship will be awarded for each of the following majors: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design. Students must submit a portfolio of creative work, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and proven financial need.




    Robert Sydney Needham Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time sophomore, junior and senior undergraduates. The recipient must be a NJ high school graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA and actively involved in community service and campus leadership. Strong financial need preferred.




    Ronald L. and Susan Applbaum Endowed Scholarship

    Recipients must be from New Jersey with a 3.0 minimum GPA. Awarded to incoming freshmen in the upper 10th percentile of their graduating class.




    Ruth Horowitz ’30 H ’06 Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to junior or  senior-year students majoring in early-childhood education who are New Jersey residents with a minimum 3.5 GPA and are able to demonstrate financial need.




    Ruth Horowitz ’30 H ’06 Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Granted to senior-year students majoring in early-childhood education who are New Jersey residents with a minimum 3.5 GPA and are able to demonstrate financial need.




    Ruth Keeler Gannon Scholarship Endowment

    This four-year scholarship is for students who demonstrate excellent academic standing and commitment to the community.




    S. Arthur Goldberger Scholarship in Industrial Arts

    Awarded to students majoring in the industrial arts.




    Sadie Richman Gerontology Scholarship

    Awarded to a student in the gerontology collateral program, who intends to pursue a career in aging services. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and have a minimum 3.5 GPA.




    Sally Ponto Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a Kean University undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need. 


    Salvador Garcia Annual Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to sophomores, juniors or seniors from Elizabeth, N.J. with a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need, who are majoring in accounting, finance, management, marketing or international business. 



    Sam’s Club Annual Scholarship

    Open to any Kean student in good standing residing in the service area of the Sam’s Club located in Linden, New Jersey.


    Sandra Castaldo Williams Annual Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

    Awarded to non-traditional (age 25 or older) undergraduates with proven financial need. Preference given to students pursuing a career in education.




    Sandra Castaldo Williams Endowed Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

    Awarded to non-traditional (age 25 or older) undergraduates with proven financial need. Preference given to students pursuing a career in education.




    Scholarships Pending Funding

    Not a Scholarship. This is a place holder for those marked as recipients of scholarship funds that are confirmed as forthcoming.


    Schwartz-Flaum Family Scholarship

    Awarded to a student enrolled in the STEM program research track with a minimum 3.5 GPA.


    Senator Joseph Suliga ’79 ’93 Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Granted to students enrolled in the master teacher track of the New Jersey center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM) program. Preference given to students with financial need.




    Senator Raymond J. Lesniak Holocaust and Genocide Studies Scholarship

    Awarded to graduate students in the holocaust and genocide studies program. Eligible students must have a 3.0 graduate GPA and demonstrated financial need.




    Senior Class Annual Scholarship

    This scholarship is granted to freshmen who exhibit academic excellence with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Preference is given to students who are not eligible for traditional financial aid and participate in well-rounded extracurricular and civic activities.




    Shaffer-Koros College of Visual and Performing Arts Annual Scholarship

    Granted to sophomores, junior, and senior majors within the College of Visual and Performing Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Shaffer-Koros College of Visual and Performing Arts Endowed Scholarship

    Granted to sophomores, junior, and senior majors within the College of Visual and Performing Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Shaffer-Koros College of Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship

    Granted to sophomores, junior, and senior majors within the College of Visual and Performing Arts with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




    Sigma Beta Tau Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to current members of Sigma Beta Tau Fraternity who have demonstrated academic merit and leadership qualities. Preference will be given to students with financial need.




    Sigma Beta Tau Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to current members of Sigma Beta Tau Fraternity who have demonstrated academic merit and leadership qualities. Preference will be given to students with financial need.




    Sobel Global Wenzhou Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time Kean University students who are at least in the second semester of sophomore year wtih a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have been approved to spend a semester at the Kean University campus in Wenzhou, China.
     


    Sophie and Edward Sheplak Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Applicants must be undergraduates in education or human services with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are financing their own education, have financial hardship in the family and show a record of volunteering in community-service activities. Preference is given to female candidates.




    Stella Sozin Tomich Scholarship

    Awarded to a junior or senior education major.




    Steven J. Weiss Annual Memorial Scholarship

    For freshmen, sophomores or juniors who demonstrate academic excellence, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, are involved in University community activities and exhibit leadership qualities.




    Steven J. Weiss Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    For freshmen, sophomores or juniors who demonstrate academic excellence, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, are involved in University community activities and exhibit leadership qualities.




    Steven Weiss Memorial Student Organization Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Student Organization of Kean University Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Student Organization of Kean University, Inc. Annual Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Sylvia Holder Endowed Scholarship for M.A. in Holocaust & Genocide Studies

    Provides finanical support for a Kean University student, who is either incoming or enrolled in the M.A. in Holocaust & Genocide Studies program with a minimum 3.0 GPA. 


    Take a Line for a Walk Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design or Advertising Design programs with a minimum 3.5 GPA.


    Tammie Reed Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA who have completed a minimum of 18 credits at Kean. Preference given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate good character and actively participate in extracurricular programs and leadership activities that benefit the Kean University community.




    Technology Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate student who is enrolled a technology or computer program.


    The José E. Sánchez/ Paulo Freire Social Justice Scholarship

    Awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students in the Master of Arts in Sociology and Social Justice. A minimum 3.5 graduate GPA is required and financial need is preferred, but not essential. Applicants must also submit an original innovative written work that demonstrates both an active commitment to social justice and competent knowledge of this field. This exemplary work may be a paper written for a program course or an original work created for this scholarship application.




    Thelma Jack Newman Scholarship

    Awarded to fine arts majors who have exhibited merit through artwork portfolio or teaching art. Students with will be given preference with increasing seniority.




    Thelma Kaplan Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior students pursuing degrees in the helping professions, such as counseling, nursing, education or social work, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.




    Thinking Creatively Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to incoming freshmen majoring in visual communications with an option in graphic design. Students must have minimum 3.0 GPA and submit a portfolio on CD with 5 or 6 examples of creative work displaying the student’s ability to think visually.




    Thomas H. Kean Scholarship

    Qualified students must be United States citizens and New Jersey residents who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in the performing arts, have completed 60 credits and be registered for a minimum of 6 credits in the upcoming semester. Awarded through the Garden State Arts Center Foundation.




    Tyrone Webb, Jr. Annual Scholarship

    Awarded to rising juniors and seniors who are majoring in business administration. A minimum 3.0 GPA and demoinstration of financial need are required. 

     

     




    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez Scholarship

    Supported by the Lambda Theta Phi Foundation, this award is granted to full-time students majoring in fields leading to public service including: public administration, political science, sociology, and history. Students must have financial need and have an affiliation with Latin heritage (personal heritage, researching Latino issues, living in a Latin family, working with Latin groups or organizations, etc.).




    Uma Dharapuram Scholarship for Women’s Studies

    For juniors or seniors who are residents of Union County, N.J., and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. In addition to the Kean University Foundation. Students are required to submit an additional essay describing their educational interests in the area of women’s studies.




    Vince Laona Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to students with a minimum 2.5 GPA who are interested in theatre management or stage management.




    Virgil T. Nelson, Jr. Scholarship

    For male undergraduate students residing in East Orange, from any major, with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Preference given to students with financial need.




    W. Carl Burger Scholarship

    Awarded to a fine arts or art education student with a demonstrated record of community involvement. The recipient should also show an awareness of the contribution of the arts to mankind’s refinement and development.




    W. John Bauer Annual Scholarship in English

    Provides financial support to the full-time upcoming junior or senior who is in the 39-credit English major which includes both surveys of British & American literature & senior seminar with a minimum 3.25 GPA out of a possible 4.0.




    W. John Bauer Endowed Scholarship in English

    Provides financial support to the full-time upcoming junior or senior who is in the 39-credit English major which includes both surveys of British & American literature & senior seminar with a minimum 3.5 GPA out of a possible 4.0.




    Walter and Wilda Bauer Endowed Scholarship in English

    Provides financial support to the full-time upcoming junior or senior who is in the 39-credit English major which includes both surveys of British & American literature & senior seminar with a minimum 3.25 GPA out of a possible 4.0.




    Wilf Family Foundation Scholarship

    Granted to 12 full-time students with a 3.0 GPA.




    William A. Mercer Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to an undergraduate psychology major. Qualified applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 credits, with at least 15 psychology credits completed at Kean, maintain a minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA in psychology coursework, and register for at least six credits in the spring semester of the award year.




    William Chaison Award for Dance Ensemble Members

    Awarded to outstanding members of the Kean Dance Ensemble who further their dance training through participation in recognized and approved summer dance programs.




    William T. Byrd Jr. Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to fine arts majors with high academic achievement in interior design.




    Wiss and Company Annual Scholarship

    Granted to sophomore, junior, and senior Accounting majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.




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    Zigmant History Department Endowed Scholarship

    Awarded to undergraduate students majoring in History.