Student Opportunities

Financial Aid

Available in many academic majors. Check academic department web pages for information:

Opportunities in Biology 

GS-LSAMP-MAPS (Garden State -Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation/ Minority Association of Premedical Students)
These programs, led by Dr. Danielle Desroches, provide support and mentoring to increase the participation of minority students in science.  In cooperation with the Minority Education and Enrichment Center, these programs provide financial support for minority students to participate in summer research internships on and off campus.  GS-LSAMP- MAPS also hosts meetings where students present their work, socialize, and learn about available scholarships, grants, and research opportunities.  Contact Dr. Desroches for details and meeting times.

Scholarship Opportunity for Science/Math Majors
The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented undergraduate science and mathematics majors to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. The program provides funds to support scholarships, stipends, mentoring and networking opportunities for undergraduate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors who commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts.

Academic Support
Available in many academic majors. Peer tutoring is available through the Science Enrichment Center. Nursing has a Nursing Student Success Plan. Also see the Universty's Academic Support Center.

Student Clubs:
Department of Biology Galen Society
Garden State-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation/Minority Association of Premedical Students(GS-LSAMP-MAPS)
Department of Chemistry Chemistry Club
Department of Computer Science Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Student Chapter
Computer Science Society
Department of Environmental Science Kinesiology Club
Department of Kinesiology Earth First - Students for Environmental Action
Department of Mathematics Math Club
Department of Nursing Nursing Students Association

Summer Research Stipends: Available through the Center for Research and through individual faculty grant awards.

Undergraduate Student Research Symposium: sponsored by the Biology & Chemistry Departments as a regional conference where students can share their research results.

Student Technology Consultant positions

Please login to submit a College of Science and Health Undergraduate Student Assistantships.

Student Travel: Available for academic projects on a selective basis.

Rosetta Ford Sands Student Emergency Revolving Loan Fund:
This restricted loan fund is established to provide a source of money from which students may make interest-free emergency short-term (one or two semester) loans. 

Eligibility Criteria:
  1. Student must be a major in the College of Science and Health
  2. Student must be in good academic standing as defined by their academic department.
  3. Student may borrow up to $500 and must agree to repay the loan before the first day of scheduled final exams for the following semester.
For information or application form call Ms. K. Lapadura at 973-720-3407.