Graduate Studies

All Programs

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

  • Highly competitive fellowship program
  • $20,000 maintenance and half tuition (up to a maximum of $16,000 per academic year)
  • Support for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the United States.  
  • Eligibility: holders of green cards, naturalized citizens, or children of two naturalized citizens.
  • More Info: www.pdsoros.org

Class of 1958 Fellowship

  • Qualifications for recipients: excellent research and communication skills, strong academic achievement at the undergraduate level and leadership potential as evidenced by extracurricular and/or community activities.   
  • Application: before March 1st to the Associate Provost of Graduate Studies
  • Award typically over $3,000 per year

Jack Kent Cooke Fellowship

  • Annual and competitive program for graduate level scholarships for new graduate students who plan to begin their first graduate degree program in the coming fall.
  • Nominations of two undergraduate students per year coordinated by the NJIT Graduate Studies Office
  • NJIT undergraduate students interested in this opportunity should contact the Associate Director of Graduate Studies at NJIT early in the senior year.
  • Eligibility: U.S. citizens
  • More Info: http://www.jkcf.org

Tau Beta Pi Fellowships / Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid / Professional Society support / Academic Honor Society Support

  • The National Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi has a competitive program for graduate fellowships. More Info: www.taubetapi.org
  • Sigma Xi offer scholarships, fellowships, and grants-in-aid to graduate students and researchers.  More Info: www.sigmaxi.org
  • Honor society websites for specific academic disciplines and professional society websites should be reviewed for each year’s opportunities.

Kupfrian Fellowship

  • Qualifications: Must be a graduate student seeking a masters or doctoral degree in computer and information related disciplines. Must demonstrate academic excellence and promise for a career devoted to the advancement of computer science or engineering and information related disciplines
  • Award selection is made by the Associate Provost of Graduate Studies based on suggestions from faculty and staff
  • Award amount will depend on endowment annual interest