Graduate Scholarships, Financial Aid & Assistantships

Scholarships for Graduate Students

Under its mission to advocate for students, the Student Development Committee is responsible for coordinating scholarships within the Silberman College of Business. The committee works with University Development and Financial Aid on new and existing scholarships to review applications and recommend recipients.

University Provost’s Scholarship Program for Graduate Study

Eligibility Criteria
Students who are admitted to a master’s program at the University beginning with the Spring 2013 semester and who plan to register for at least 6 credits may apply for a University Provost's Scholarship for Graduate Study. Students must have an undergraduate CGPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT or other) that are acceptable for admission to the master's program of their choice. Students who are admitted to a master’s program with a nonstandard tuition rate, as well as students who are enrolled in graduate study as part of a combined (bachelor's/master's) degree program, are not eligible for a University Provost's Scholarship. In addition, students who are awarded another scholarship for graduate study at the University (e.g., an alumni grad grant, a graduate assistantship, or an international student scholarship) are not eligible for a University Provost's Scholarship.

Application Form
To apply for a University Provost’s Scholarship for Graduate Study, please complete the application form at the link provided below, and then click the submit button at the bottom of the application form. Online Application Form

Robert and Patricia Pures Scholarship

This is an announcement for the Robert and Patricia Pures Scholarship. This scholarship awards approximately $3,000 each to two graduate students in the Silberman College of Business. The Student Development Committee invites applications from students who meet ALL of the following criteria:

· MBA student enrolled in the Silberman College of Business
· Minimum 3.2 G.P.A.
· Metro Student
· NJ Permanent Resident

If you meet all of the above criteria and would like to be considered for this scholarship, please fill out the attached application form and turn in both a hard copy to the address stated on the form and a soft copy to the e-mail address by 5pm on Monday, November 30. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED AFTER THE DUE DATE.
Please direct any questions to Student Development Committee at

International Student Scholarship

Eligibility: All foreign citizens and Americans who reside outside the United States may apply for an International Student Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded only to newly admitted students. Currently enrolled Fairleigh Dickinson students may not apply.

Amount: The amount of the scholarship is based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.

Application Process: A complete International Scholarship Application, with all questions answered, must be submitted along with an Application for International Admission to the International Admissions Office.

Deadline: July 1st for fall admission or December 1st for spring admission.

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Office of International and Graduate Admissions
1000 River Road, T-KB1-01
Teaneck, NJ, 07666, USA
Telephone: 201-692-2205

Teaneck, NJ, 07666, USA
Telephone: 201-692-2205

Morris County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Program Description: The partnership with Fairleigh Dickinson University is aimed to provide members with opportunities to develop, promote and pursue their business interests, foster a healthy economic and political business environment and promote the benefits of business to the public by offering business education and training programs.

Eligibility: MCCC members must apply and be accepted to the Fairleigh Dickinson graduate program in which they desire to enroll. The MCCC grant is available only to first-time enrolling graduate students.

Amount: $100 per graduate credit hour off FDU published graduate tuition rate. (May not apply to all programs.)

Application Process: After being accepted into a program at FDU, students will need to send a letter on their company letter head to Martha Megna at:

Enrollment Services
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road, T-KB1-05
Teaneck, NJ 07666-1914

The letter must state that the student is currently employed by the company and must list the company’s membership number.

Deadline: N.A.

Contact: Paul Boudreau, President at (973) 539-3882, ext. 226.

National Society of Hispanic MBAs Scholarship Program

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must be a US Citizen or legal permanent resident, be of Hispanic heritage, be a current NSHMBA member, and be enrolled in an AACSB accredited graduate business program in the US or Puerto Rico at the time of the award. Students must also hold a minimum GPA of 3.0 from a bachelor's or master's degree or a minimum GPA of 2.75 from a bachelor's degree in combination with two years of full time work experience.

Application Process: To be considered for this scholarship, please visit the NSHMBA link below and follow the procedures to apply.

Deadline: Applications for the scholarship are accepted annually in the months of March and April. Please see the NSHMBA website for more details.


Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships are highly competitive and sought-after positions giving students the opportunity to work with SCB faculty and offset tuition. Currently enrolled SCB graduate and undergraduate students at both the Metropolitan Campus and the Florham Campus are also encouraged to apply. View the Graduate Assistant Postions page for more information.


Financial Aid for Graduate Students

For more information on financial aid, please check the Graduate Financial Aid section of the website.

Helpful Links to Graduate Financial Support Information: