Graduate Studies

Graduate Financial Support Contacts

NJIT awards funding to a select number of qualified full-time graduate students in the form of teaching and research assistantships. It also provides a limited number of MS and PhD fellowships. These awards may cover full or partial tuition, a stipend or both. Financial support can either come from NJIT internal funds or from external sources. Eligibility and selection criteria are summarized below:


The Louis Berger International Scholar Award

The Louis Berger International Scholar Award can cover about $19,000 of tuition and fees in one year. It has been awarded since 1998. Read more.

Recent Recipients:

2014-15: Omoghene Ovuakporie (CoAD) is currently working a Summer 2015 Internship in Washington, D.C. at the office of The Louis Berger Group, Inc. 

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At NJIT presentation. From left to right: Sean McGonical (The Louis Berger Group, Inc.), Sotirios Ziavras, Omoghene Ovuakporie (Scholarship recipient), Bob Nardi (The Louis Berger Group, Inc.) Clarisa Gonzalez-Lenahan

2013-14: Zhong Sun (MIE)

2012-13: Xiaolu Wang (ECE)

The Louis Berger Graduate Internship & Fellowship



2015: Walid Bouabid & Said Ouabi


Research Assistant (RA) Funding Available

Other Funding Opportunities from Federal Agencies and National Foundations


Type of Support Contact Who is Eligible
Federal Loans Financial Aid
(973) 596-3479
U.S. citizens, permanent residents; full-time or part-time students, based on financial need. For the most comprehensive location for this info, including FAQs & loan deferment information, please click here.
Federal Work study Financial Aid
(973) 596-3479
U.S. citizens, permanent residents, full-time students, based on position availability
Industry Co-op Career Development Services
(973) 596-3100
Full-time students, based on position availability; master's only
Hourly Jobs Financial Aid (973) 596-3479 U.S. citizens, permanent residents, international students, full-time students, based on position availability. Students must be making satisfactory academy progress according to the requirements of the financial aid office
Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants Graduate Studies Fellowships
(973) 596-3462
Based on funding source, full-time students, often supporting under-represented groups
Assistantships and Awards Graduate Studies Assistantships
(973) 596-3462
Full-time, based on academic merit or priorities and on funds available
Curricular Practical Training International Students
(973) 596-2451
International students, based on INS regulations and industry availability


Note: University policy stipulates only registered students are eligible for student employment. For summer employment, registration is verified for either the summer or fall session to ensure eligibility.