Stevens awards several merit scholarships every year to our most outstanding students. You are automatically considered for Stevens merit scholarships when you are admitted; no additional application is needed, with a few exceptions listed below.
Merit scholarships range between $5,000 and full tuition (scholarships may not exceed the cost of tuition). If you receive a Stevens merit scholarship, it may be renewed every year, for a total of eight full-time semesters, as long as you meet all of the renewal requirements.
How Do I Apply for Stevens Scholarships?
Complete the application for admission to Stevens on time. Most Stevens scholarships do not require a separate application, but check the list of scholarships below for a few exceptions.
What Scholarships Are Offered?
The Ann P. Neupauer Scholarship
This scholarship is Stevens’ most prestigious academic honor, named in honor of the late Mrs. Neupauer, a generous friend of the university. The Neupauer Scholarship is a four-year, full tuition award. This scholarship is renewable for a total of eight full-time semesters, as long as you meet satisfactory academic progress and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2.
The Edwin A. Stevens Scholarship
This award is named in honor of the founder of Stevens Institute of Technology. It is awarded to students who have a record of excellence in high school, as evidenced by GPA, class rank, SAT scores and recommendations. The Edwin A. Stevens Scholarship is a four-year (eight full-time semesters) scholarship that is renewable as long as you meet satisfactory academic progress.
The FIRST Scholarship
If you participated on a FIRST team during your junior or senior year of high school, you may be eligible for a merit-based scholarship of $6,000 per year. The FIRST Scholarship is renewable for a total of eight full-time semesters as long as you meet satisfactory academic progress. Note: this scholarship requires an additional application and has a separate, earlier deadline.
The Martha Bayard Stevens Scholarship
This award is available to outstanding young women pursuing any field of study at Stevens. The award is based on high academic achievement and leadership. The Martha Bayard Stevens Scholarships is a four-year (eight full-time semesters) scholarship that is renewable as long as you meet satisfactory academic progress.
The Presidential Scholarship
The Presidential Scholarship is a prestigious award for students who demonstrate academic excellence as evidenced by their GPA, class rank, SAT scores and recommendations. This scholarship is renewable for eight full-time semesters as long as you meet satisfactory academic progress and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2.
The ROTC Matching Scholarship
Stevens students who receive ROTC Scholarships of $7,500 or more will receive an additional supplemental scholarship from Stevens. This additional award will be in the amount of the full difference between the ROTC Scholarship (plus any other merit scholarships and grants) and the cost of tuition. This award is only available during semesters in which you are eligible to receive the ROTC Scholarship.
Global Scholars Awards
Stevens awards a limited number of Global Scholars Awards each year to international students for exceptional academic merit. There is no application for this scholarship; you are considered for it automatically when we admit you to Stevens. We will notify you if you receive a Global Scholars Award. This scholarship is renewable for eight full-time semesters as long as you meet satisfactory academic progress.
What Other Scholarships Are Available?
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Am I Eligible?
To receive a Stevens merit scholarship, you must:
- Be an admitted, degree-seeking student at Stevens Institute of Technology.
- Be enrolled in a degree program and attending courses full time.
- Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress and specific merit scholarship renewal requirements (if applicable) in order to renew your scholarship if you are a returning student.
What Are the Scholarship Rules?
- Only incoming students are considered for Stevens merit scholarships.
- Merit scholarships are for tuition only, unless otherwise noted.
- Merit scholarships require full-time attendance.
- If your Stevens merit scholarship is cancelled or reduced, it will not be automatically reinstated, even if you meet the minimum standards for renewal later.
- If you receive a Stevens merit scholarship as well as a scholarship from a source outside of Stevens, the sum total of your scholarships cannot exceed the cost of tuition for the year. Your Stevens merit scholarship will be reduced if your scholarships total more than the cost of tuition. If you receive an outside award that is equal to full tuition, the Stevens merit scholarship will be cancelled.
- Your merit scholarship may be renewed for a maximum of eight full-time semesters.
- October 1: Incoming students can complete their CSS PROFILE® and FAFSA as early as this date.
- November 1: CSS PROFILE® deadline for Early Decision incoming students
- December 1: CSS PROFILE® deadline for Early Decision II incoming students
- February 15: CSS PROFILE® deadline for Early Decision II regular decision incoming students
- February 15: FAFSA priority filing deadline for incoming students
- April 15: FAFSA priority filing deadline for returning students
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