FDU Scholarships and Grants for Undergraduate Students

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Merit Scholarship Opportunities

$10,000 to $32,000

Merit scholarship awards are annually renewable for a total of four years for full-time students who maintain the required GPA. Scholarship awards are based on a 4.0 scale.

Combined Degree Advantage®

  • Awarded to qualifying students enrolled in one of FDU's 4+1 (4 plus 1) combined bachelor's and master's degree programs.
  • Provides scholarship support for graduate study in the student's fifth year. Details can be found at fdu.edu/advantage.

Need-Based Financial Aid

A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required. The form is available beginning October 1.

Need Grant

Up to $25,000 each year
  • Be sure to include FDU's appropriate campus code when completing the FAFSA:
    • Florham 004738
    • Metropolitan 002607

Transfer Scholarships

Scholarship awards for students transferring to Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Phi Theta Kappa

Up to $22,000 each year
  • Recognizes transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) members; renewable for two years.
  • Verification of PTK membership is required.
  • Candidates must have earned an associate degree.
  • Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.


$18,000 to $20,000 each year
  • Recognizes transfer students who have completed at least 24 transferable college credits.
  • Awards are renewable.

Additional Grant Opportunities

Grants and athletic scholarships can be combined with academic scholarships.

Children of Alumni Grant

$1,500 each year
  • Awarded to undergraduate children of FDU alumni.

FDU Family Grant

$1,500 each year
  • Families with two or more dependent children enrolled simultaneously at FDU receive a Family Grant for each student.

Athletic Scholarship

Amount varies
  • Rewards athletic abilities of students participating in NCAA Division I sports at FDU's Metropolitan campus.

We are here to help.

For any questions about our scholarship and financial aid programs at FDU, please contact:

Florham Campus

Office of Admissions


Office of Financial Aid


Metropolitan Campus

Office of Admissions


Office of Financial Aid