GRADUATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
(See also undergraduate listings related to your field of study as some additional scholarships are available to undergrads and graduate students alike.)
Alumni Association Annual Graduate Scholarship
For Kean Alumni matriculated in graduate degree programs who have exhibited academic excellence.
Alumni Association Annual Honor Scholarship
For Kean alumni matriculated in graduate degree programs who have exhibited exceptional academic excellence.
Clifford Bush Annual Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students in Communication Sciences and Educational Services with demonstrated financial need.
Colleen Coyne-Schaefer Annual Scholarship for Social Justice
Awarded to a student enrolled in a graduate program in social services, psychology, counselor education, social work or marriage and family therapy. Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, proven financial need and committed to the principles of social justice.
Cougar Spirit Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students who are have been enrolled in a degree-granting program for a minimum of one semester. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required. The deadline for this scholarship is April 1st, and it requires a separate application from the Kean University Foundation Scholarship.
Courtney Hyman & Heather Rizzo Social Work Advocacy Change Agent Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students who reside in New Jersey and are enrolled in the Master of Social Work program wit a 3.0 GPA and proven financial need.
Dan ’83 and Margie Charleston Endowed Global MBA Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students in the Global MBA program with a minimum 3.5 GPA. This award will cover 3 credits of in-state graduate tuition each semester.
Department of Psychology Annual Graduate Scholarship
Awarded to student matriculated in one of the Department of Psychology graduate options. Student must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed at least 15 credits in the program with no more than 48 credits by the end of the spring semester of the award year.
Deshon Johnson Memorial Annual Scholarship
Intended to provide financial support to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4.0. Preference is given to a business or business-related major who demonstrates financial need.
Donald R. Conklin Endowed & Annual Scholarships
For students in the biotechnology graduate program with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Dr. Carol Williams Annual Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to highly qualified students studying in the Master of Social Work program.
Dubnick Annual Scholarship for Single Mothers with Dependent Children
Granted to self-supporting matriculated graduate students, who are parents of dependent children and in need of a graduate degree to achieve career goals.
Graduate and Part-time Student Council Annual Scholarships
Awarded to full-time matriculated graduate students or part-time matriculated students in either undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 9 Kean credits completed at the time of application. Preference
will be given to students with financial need. Successful candidates should demonstrate strong character as student leaders through active membership in campus and community involvement.
Academic Achievement Annual Scholarship
Andrea Abramson Annual Memorial Scholarship
Leonard Andres Annual Memorial Scholarship
Daniel J. Gallo Annual Memorial Scholarship
Leo Kantrowitz Annual Memorial Scholarship
Charles Longacre Annual Scholarship
Esther McDevitt Annual Memorial Scholarship
Graduate Student Government Association, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to two graduate students. First award granted to a graduate student with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Second award granted to a graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and documented community service.
John J. Kinsella Annual Scholarship
This scholarship is granted automatically to the graduate student with the highest GPA who has completed one year of graduate coursework in mathematics education. Recipient must be a New Jersey resident.
June Moss Handler Endowed Scholarship in early Childhood and Family Studies
This scholarship is for a graduate student with an outstanding academic records as well as achievement in service to children and families. Applicants must provide evidence of continued commitment to excellence in teaching and professional leadership.
Kathy Hering-Brady Annual Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students in the occupational therapy program entering their final or Fieldwork II semester. The successful candidate will demonstrate client centered values and demonstrate specialization in mental health or the psycho-social aspect of the profession.
Karen Kassak Mullen Endowed & Annual Scholarships for Social Work
Award granted to students with a declared concentration in the MSW program.
Nathan and Bernice Weiss Graduate Scholarship Awarded to a student who is enrolled in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required to initially qualify for this scholarship. This scholarship could be renewed, provided the recipient upholds a 3.0 GPA.
Nathan Weiss Annual Graduate College Scholarship
Awarded to two graduate students with a 4.0 GPA. Students must have completed 12 graduate credits at Kean. Recipients will receive a scholarship for in-state tuition and fees for a 3 credit graduate level course.
Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society Annual Scholarship
Given to matriculated Master of Public Administration students who have completed at least 12 graduate credits in public administration graduate coursework. A minimum 3.7 graduate GPA is required.
Senator Joseph Suliga ’79 ’93 Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Granted to students enrolled in the master teacher track of the New Jersey center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM) program. Preference given to students with financial need.
Senator Raymond J. Lesniak Holocaust and Genocide Studies Annual Scholarship
Awarded to graduate students in the holocaust and genocide studies program. Eligible students must have a 3.0 graduate GPA and demonstrated financial need.
The José E. Sánchez/ Paulo Freire Social Justice Annual Scholarship
Awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students in the Master of Arts in Sociology and Social Justice. A minimum 3.5 graduate GPA is required and financial need is preferred, but not essential. Applicants must also submit an original innovative written work that demonstrates both an active commitment to social justice and competent knowledge of this field. This exemplary work may be a paper written for a program course or an original work created for this scholarship application.