Do you excel academically but do not have enough financial resources to pursue better education? New Jersey Institute of Technology’s merit-based scholarships can help you get started.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) opens merit-based scholarships for international undergraduate students who excel in their respective fields.
Application deadline: November 15, 2021
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NJIT Scholarship Details
Under the merit-based scholarship scheme, international students are awarded for academics, outstanding athletic performance, artist ability, or superior community leadership.
Enrolling in NJIT makes you automatically considered for all awards for which you are eligible. Most require that you be a full-time student and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Both international and domestic students are eligible to apply. The New Jersey Institute of Technology shall cover fully-funded tuition fees for the entire duration of a scholar’s chosen program upon winning the merit-based scholarship application.
About the New Jersey Institute of Technology
NJIT is a top-tier, R1 research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.
The institute is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, big data, and cybersecurity. It is also home to 105 research institutes, centers, and laboratories.
Currently, the New Jersey Institute of Technology caters to over 9,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, with 32% of the population coming from the international student community.
Eligibility Criteria for International Students
Students of all nationalities may apply for the merit-based scholarships. Furthermore, international students are eligible to apply to any undergraduate program at NJIT.
To be eligible for the opportunity, aspiring scholars must first be enrolled into and accepted in a full-time program at the institute.
How to Apply
International students are required to apply to NJIT using the dedicated online platform.
Applicants are then required to submit the following supporting documents:
- Official high school/ college transcripts
- Photocopy of visa and passport along with an application for the Form I-20
- Letter of recommendation
- Personal Essay
- Statement of Purpose
In addition, aspiring scholars are required to attain minimum scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
- TOEFL IBT – 79
- TOEFL PBT – 550
- TOEFL CBT – 213
- IELTS – 6.0
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