Graduate Studies

Women

Executive Women of New Jersey Scholarship (EWNJ)

  • Support women who are pursuing a graduate degree at least half–time. 
  • Eligibility: permanent resident in the State of New Jersey. 
  • Awards typically between $2,000 and $5,000 per year.
  • Administered by the Office of Graduate Studies.
  • More Info: www.ewnj.org   

Murray Scholarship

  • Financial assistance to a female graduate student who has demonstrated academic achievement and has a special commitment to diversity. 
  • Eligibility: full-time female graduate students who has completed 12 or more credits with a GPA above 3.25.
  • Award provides $1,000 per year.
  • Applications: available in The Murray Center for Women in Technology

Miriam Mills Fellowship

  • Financial assistance to a female student, thirty years of age or older, seeking a master’s degree in the NJIT School of Management.  
  • Nominations from faculty members in the School of Management (SOM)
  • Award typically about $1,000.

Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship Program

  • Support women who are enrolled in their first year in a graduate program in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics for academic year 2010.
  • Eligibility: attend a U.S. or Canadian university and be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in the Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics departments (if your department is within the scope of these areas, but is titled differently, you are eligible).
  • Award includes US$15,000 for the 2010 academic year + conference and travel allowance of US$2,000
  • Nominations from university, and the office of the chair of the department. Direct applications from students are not accepted.
  • More Info: Mircosoft Research Scholarship

AAUW Fellowships and Grants Program

  • Exclusively for graduate women pursuing professions where women are underrepresented
  • American Fellowships support women doctoral candidates completing dissertations and scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave or for preparing completed research (Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents)
  • Career Development Grants support women who hold a bachelor's degree and who are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force. (Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents)
  • International Fellowships are awarded for full-time graduate or postgraduate study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study (during the fellowship year) in designated degree programs where women's participation traditionally has been low. (Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents)
  • More Info: AUWW Fellowships and Grants program

Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships

  • For women pursuing graduate Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences an aerospace-related engineering
  • Fellowships of US $10,000
  • 1,262 Amelia Earhart Fellowships totaling over US $7 million awarded to 880 fellows worldwide. 
  • 35 grants anticipated to be made for the 2010 academic year.
  • For more info on eligibility and the application process click here.
  • Contact E-Mail: Zontaintl@zonta.org 
  • More Info: www.Zonta.org