All applicants to Rutgers University–Camden are considered for merit scholarships. There is no separate application, but students who submit an undergraduate admissions application by the priority deadline will receive priority consideration for scholarships.

Merit Scholarship Types

New Jersey Residents

First-Year Students

Scholarship Participating Schools Award Per Year Total Award (Four Years)
Distinguished Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Nursing

$7,000

$6,500

$7,000

$28,000

$26,000

$28,000

Outstanding Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Nursing

$6,000

$5,500

$6,000

$24,000

$22,000

$24,000

Meritorious Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business 

School of Nursing

$5,000

$5,000

$4,500

$20,000

$20,000

$18,000

Honorable Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$2,500

$3,000

$10,000

$12,000

Academic Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$1,000

$1,500

$4,000

$6,000

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Tuition & Fees

Transfer Students

Scholarship Participating Schools Award Per Year Total Award (Two Years)
Distinguished Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Nursing

$6,000

$5,500

$6,000

$12,000

$11,000

$12,000

Outstanding Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Nursing

$5,000

$4,500

$5,000

$10,000

$9,000

$10,000

Meritorious Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business 

School of Nursing

$4,000

$4,000

$3,500

$8,000

$8,000

$7,000

Honorable Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$2,500

$3,000

$5,000

$6,000

Academic Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$1,000

$1,500

$2,000

$3,000

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Tuition & Fees

Out-of-State Students

First-Year Students

Scholarship Participating Schools Award Per Year Total Award (Four Years)
Distinguished Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business 

School of Nursing

$10,000

$10,000

$10,000

$40,000

$40,000

$40,000

Outstanding Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Nursing

$8,000

$8,000

$8,000

$32,000

$32,000

$32,000

Meritorious Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business 

School of Nursing

$7,000

$7,000

$6,000

$28,000

$28,000

$24,000

Honorable Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$5,000

$5,000

$20,000

$20,000

Academic Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$2,000

$2,000

$10,000

$10,000

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Tuition & Fees

Transfer Students

Scholarship Participating Schools Award Per Year Total Award (Two Years)
Distinguished Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business 

School of Nursing

$8,000

$8,000

$8,000

$16,000

$16,000

$16,000

Outstanding Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business 

School of Nursing

$6,000

$6,000

$6,000

$12,000

$12,000

$12,000

Meritorious Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

School of Nursing

$4,000

$4,000

$4,000

$8,000

$8,000

$8,000

Honorable Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$3,000

$3,000

$6,000

$6,000

Academic Achievement

Arts and Sciences

School of Business

$2,000

$2,000

$4,000

$4,000

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Tuition & Fees