Apply to Become an SSS Scholar!

2020 Fall Semester Timeline

Application: Currently Open

Virtual Open House Sessions (Mark your calendar and save the link)

September 16 | 2:00pm-3:00pm| https://go.rutgers.edu/SSS16

September 17 | 2:00pm-3:00pm| https://go.rutgers.edu/SSS17

 

*Application Closes October 30 or once al available slots are filled

 

Benefits

Enrolled SSS Scholars have access to:

  • Success Coaches to help with short and long-term educational planning
  • Success Mentors to provide academic tutoring and peer-to-peer activities
  • Interactive workshops and study groups with peers
  • Funding consideration to participate in academic and professional development opportunities (i.e., networking events, research conference, or graduate school tour) (By application only)
  • Technological devices and textbooks (available by reservation)

(i.e., calculators, STEM textbooks, GRE/MCAT/LSAT books, as available)

  • Social and cultural experiences (i.e. Broadway show, study abroad or alternative break)
  • Smart technology study spaces, and printing

 

How to Apply?

Step 1: Complete the SSS Eligibility Self-Assessment in order to determine if you are eligible to apply!

  • A U.S. citizen, a national, or otherwise a legal recipient of federal financial aid, and
  • An enrolled student at Rutgers University–New Brunswick; and
  • As student who demonstrates academic need for SSS services, and
  • A first-generation college student (Verify HERE), and/or
  • An income-eligible student (Verify HERE.)

Step 2: Visit SSS Application Page to complete the online application and then:

            Check your email! You will receive a secure link to submit income  
            verification
to to activate eligibility review for enrollment.

             See F.A.Q. Section for more information or email russs@echo.rutgers.edu  if you
             have additional
             questions.

Step 3: Once all documents are received we will review your application and notify you by
             email of your application status
and/or request a meeting to gather further
             information.

Note: Applications without required documentation are considered incomplete. We will not review applications until all documentation is received. To verify your application and supporting documentation have been received you should contact the office by emailing russs@echo.rutgers.edu.