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GCU awards up to $19,000 in scholarships to excellent students

First-Year Merit Awards

New, incoming first-year students for Spring 2024 & Fall 2024 are eligible for merit-based awards based on their GPA.

*Please note that scholarship awards do change from year to year and are not increased after an offer of admission.

GPA RangeAmountName of Award
3.75–4.00$19,000Trustee Scholarship
3.50–3.74$18,000Presidential Scholarship
3.00–3.49$17,000Dean’s Scholarship
2.50–2.99$14,000McAuley Scholarship

Transfer Merit Awards

New Transfer students starting in Spring 2024 & Fall 2024 also receive a range of institutional awards.

*Please note that scholarship awards do change from year to year and are not increased after an offer of admission.

GPA RangeAmountName of Award
3.75–4.00$16,500Trustee Scholarship
3.50–3.74$14,250Presidential Scholarship
3.00–3.49$11,750Dean’s Scholarship
2.50–2.99$9,500McAuley Scholarship

Other Scholarships

The following scholarships are available via The Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ). Application due dates vary by program.

  • OceanFirst Scholarship Application
  • Johnson & Johnson Discover Nursing Scholarship
  • BD Scholarship for Students Pursing Careers in Healthcare
  • PNC – Barry Gillman Humanitarian Scholarship
  • PSEG Scholarship for Advancing STEM Majors
  • Novartis Science Scholarship
  • CohnReznick Accounting Scholarship
  • Celgene’s Sol J. Barer Scholarship for Life Sciences
  • BD/C.R. Bard Foundation Nursing Scholarship
  • Novo Nordisk Scholars Program
  • Kings Super Markets, Inc. Independent College Fund Scholarship (for Kings Super Markets associates and their children)

Several scholarship opportunities for students who are studying abroad exist. See below to find the scholarships that match your program and needs. Visit the website for each scholarship in order to find more detailed information. Please note that scholarship applications may have early deadlines; start your study abroad application early to ensure you are able to meet these deadlines.

  • API Scholarship – If you are applying to an API program, please find information on the API scholarship page.
  • ISA Scholarship – If you are applying to an ISA program, please find information on the ISA scholarship page.
  • GILMAN Scholarship – If you are receiving a Federal Pell Grant, you are eligible to apply for a Gilman scholarship up to $5,000. Learn more about eligibility and application requirements and deadlines.
  • Study Abroad Scholarships – There are also 150+ additional study abroad scholarships!

There are many websites dedicated to compiling links to outside scholarships. The list below can point you in the direction of outside scholarships for which you may apply.

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Calculate Your Cost of College Now

Net price refers to how much you’ll pay toward tuition in a single academic year after scholarships and grants (two forms of financial aid that you don’t have to pay back) are accounted for. By using GCU’s Net Price Calculator (NPC), you’ll have a good picture of how much federal, state, and institutional aid you may be eligible to receive. In as little as ten minutes, you can have an estimate of how much aid you could receive.

Other Ways To Afford Your Education

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Financial Aid

GCU provides millions of dollars in merit and need-based awards to students every year. Find out how to access this aid and reach your full academic potential.

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Find out whether you are eligible for state, federal, or Georgian Court University’s institutional grants.

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Federal and GCU work-study programs award students in the form of a paycheck for work they do in a position on campus.

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Benefits for Veterans

The Office of Financial Aid’s Veterans’ Services is here to assist veterans, dependents of veterans, reservists, and National Guardsmen/Guardswomen with the benefits application process.

Georgian Court University is Proud to Invest $19 Million Each Year in Institutional Financial Aid to Help Students Achieve Their Dreams of Earning a College Degree.

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Office of Financial Aid Location
Scully Registration and Finance Center
900 Lakewood Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
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Contact Information
Phone: 732-987-2258

Office of Financial Aid Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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Financial Aid Office Hours

Mon 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed