Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Scholarship Opportunities for Students

At Douglass, scholarships ensure that you can achieve your academic, professional, and personal goals. From funded study abroad trips and funded research stipends to help with covering the general costs of college, opportunities are waiting for you at Douglass! New students include incoming first-year students or transfers for the fall semester to Rutgers University. Continuing students include all other students currently enrolled at Douglass.  Click the tabs below to see what scholarship opportunities are available for you!

 

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Douglass offers scholarships to new first year and transfer students. This application process is for scholarship consideration for women who have been admitted to Rutgers-New Brunswick and choose to be a part of Douglass Residential College (DRC) in the upcoming academic year. By completing this short application, you will be considered for all Douglass scholarships for which you are eligible.

Priority deadline for scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year is April 12, 2019.

Applications received after this date will be considered on a funds-available basis. Notifications will be sent during the summer of 2019.

To access the New Student Scholarship Application click here.

 

 

* For continuing students, all opportunities outlined here require the following eligibility criteria to apply:

  • Enrolled in Douglass Residential College
  • Minimum of a 3.0 Cumulative GPA

Continuing Student General Scholarship Application

To access the application, click here. To access the recommendation letter form (not required but strongly recommended), click here.

Application Opens: February 1, 2020

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Monday, April 15, 2020


Summer General Scholarship Application

For continuing students interested in taking summer session courses at Rutgers-New Brunswick only. To access the application, click here.

Application Opens: February 1, 2020

Deadline: 11:59 pm on Monday, April 15, 2020


Study Abroad Scholarships

For continuing students studying abroad through a Rutgers Study Abroad or Rutgers Academic Department sponsored program only.

Winter 2020 Study Abroad Application

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2019
  • Deadline: 11:59 pm on November 29, 2019

To access the application, click here.

 

Spring 2020 Study Abroad Application

  • Application Opens: February 1, 2020
  • Deadline: 11:59 pm on November 29, 2019

To access the application, click here.

 

Summer 2020 Study Abroad Scholarship Application

  • Application Opens: February 1, 2020
  • Deadline: 11:59 pm on April 3, 2020

To access the application, click here.

 

Fall 2020 Study Abroad Scholarship Application

  • Application Opens: February 1, 2020
  • Deadline: 11:59 pm on April 15, 2020

To access the application, click here.

 

Academic Year 2020-2021 Study Abroad Scholarship Application

  • Application Opens: February 1, 2020
  • Deadline: 11:59 pm on April 15, 2020

To access the application, click here.


Prizes

Douglass Awards

Douglass Residential College is proud to provide support to its students in an effort to assist in the enrichment of their education. The amazing feats accomplished by Douglass women continue to be a cornerstone of pride and are the motivation for the creation of these awards. The finalists will be announced and presented during this year’s Sacred Path ceremony taking place Sunday, April 5, 2020. Click here for more information.

Click here to apply. 


Special Opportunity Funding

Douglass Residential College seeks to support its students in endeavors that further enrich their collegiate experience. The following opportunities are being supported through this funding request:

  • Conferences
  • Service-Learning Trips (Rutgers affiliated or non-affiliated)
  • Research Projects (Must apply directly through ARESTY’s website.)

In order to be considered for funding, the application must contain the following:

  • Completed application form
  • A 1-2 page double spaced essay describing your project or program as well as the primary goals in undertaking this project
  • A detailed and justifiable budget outline for this project
  • A recommendation letter from an advisor or staff member who is affiliated with this project (If not applicable, someone who can speak to the benefit of your participation in this project faculty, advisor, etc.)
  • Flyer of Program
  • Acceptance Letter

Deadline to Apply:

Applications received by the 15th of each month will be considered during that month for funding.

A MINIMUM OF 6 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF WHEN THE FUNDS ARE REQUIRED (i.e. If you are slated to present at a conference on March 1, 2019, and need to register by January 19, 2020, you should submit all application materials no later than December 8, 2019).

If selected for funding the student agrees to the following:

To access the application, click here.

 

For any questions, please contact DRCScholarships@echo.rutgers.edu.

 

 

Fellowships

Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Fellowship Program Application for Douglass Residential College Graduating Seniors

Douglass Residential College and its generous donors continue their commitment to students throughout their college career and beyond. The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College Fellowship Program for Douglass Residential College Graduating Seniors provides support via fellowship awards for students in their of advanced graduate degrees.
Click here to learn more about the 2019-2020 fellowships.