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The cost of higher education is a real concern for students and their families. More than 85 percent of Stockton students qualify for financial aid assistance. Further demonstrating this need, the Foundation Scholarship program received more than 1,000 applications for the 2019-2020 award cycle.



  • More than $718,000 was awarded to 494 students through 683 individual merit-based scholarships during the 2019-2020 aid year
  • Scholarship amounts vary from $100 to $2,500 per opportunity
  • Qualified students may earn more than one scholarship

Gifts made in support of the Stockton Foundation Scholarship program have an immediate, direct impact on students by preventing them from stopping out, en route to graduation and earning their degrees. The following priorities will be supported through Ospreys Give 2019: 


  • Foundation Scholarship General Fund — awards on average more than 200 scholarship recipients per year. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $2,000 to support Stockton students.

  • Atlantic City Scholarship Fund — When fully funded, this endowed scholarship will award approximately $20,000 annually to qualified students who graduate from Atlantic City High School and enroll at Stockton University. This fund demonstrates Stockton’s commitment to Atlantic City by offering talented students from the region the opportunity to achieve their dream of a high-quality education.

  • Equal Opportunity Fund (EOF) Scholarship — supplement scholarship program for students who qualify for the EOF Grant through the State of New Jersey. It provides additional monies for EOF recipients who experience financial need due to costs related to their education, in which these burdens may become barriers to attending college.

  • Hammonton Area Endowed Scholarship — supports graduates of Hammonton High School and St. Joseph’s High School who attend Stockton University, maintain good academic standing and demonstrate financial need per the FAFSA.

  • Parent & Family Association Scholarship — awards scholarships thanks to the collective fundraising efforts and generosity of parents, families, friends and the Stockton University New Student & Family Programs.


  • Unified Black Student Society (UBSS) and Black Alumni Scholarship — provides an annual award to students who are current UBSS members or are Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) candidates. Recipients must be full-time undergraduates or part-time graduate students in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Recipients are determined by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Who We Are

The Stockton University Foundation maintains a robust merit-based award program comprised of approximately 200 scholarships. These scholarships are made possible thanks to generous donations from alumni, friends of the University, organizations and businesses. Recipients are chosen annually by the Stockton University Scholarship Selection Committee, and the program is administered by the Office of Development & Alumni Relations.

First 250 Gifts Will Unlock $5,000 Challenge
THANK YOU for helping us reach our "First 250 Gifts" goal! In addition to the first 250 gifts received, alumnus Michael Albrecht '99 donated $5,000 to The Stockton Fund.
250 / 250 Gifts
Young Alumni Challenge
Thank you to our generous graduates of the past 10 years ('10-19) for activating $1,000 from Carl Archut, Jr. '16!
$1,000 / $1,000 Raised
“Grab Some Cash For What You Love” Challenge
Thanks to everyone who participated in our “Grab Some Cash for What You Love” Challenge! A big thank you to Chief Development Officer Daniel Nugent and the Nugent Family for your generous $1,000 donation!
#OspreysGive Photo Contest
A huge Ospreys Give Thank You to Dr. Susan Davenport, executive vice president and chief of staff of Stockton, for generously donating $1,000 to fund both winners' choice programs!
Provost's Challenge: Calling all FACULTY!
THANK YOU to all of our generous Stockton Faculty donors and to provost and vice president for academic affairs & professor of chemistry, Dr. Lori Vermeulen for your generous $1,000 challenge gift!
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