External Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid receives information on a variety of external scholarship opportunities for students on an ongoing basis. We want to give your scholarship search a jump-start with a categorized, easy-to-browse list of external scholarship opportunities. Click on the name of the scholarship to access the scholarship provider’s website, to learn more about the available opportunities, eligibility requirements and deadlines.

The directory below lists fellowship and scholarship programs administered and managed by organizations and Institutions external to William Paterson University, but that provide financial support to students from all over the world accepted into or enrolled in U.S. post-secondary educational programs. Your eligibility for external scholarships depends on certain requirements that vary from scholarship to scholarship.

It is important to note that a link to a Web site does not constitute an endorsement by William Paterson University of the sponsors or products on that site. The information is simply being provided as a resource for students and their families. Please visit the following links for information on William Paterson University Scholarships: Institutional Scholarships, Departmental Scholarships, Foundation Scholarships, and the Student Success Scholarship

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