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Richard W. Roper Undergraduate Scholarship in Civic Responsibility

School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), the Office of Student Life and Leadership, and the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies
Rutgers University–Newark

The Richard W. Roper Undergraduate Scholarship in Civic Responsibility provides internship funding (up to $2,500) to undergraduate students in good academic and judicial standing at Rutgers University–Newark. All applicants must have secured a paid or non-paid internship placement at a public service, public affairs, public policy, not-for-profit, community-based, educational or government organization.

Eligibility and Submission Criteria
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior at Rutgers University–Newark (all majors are eligible)
  • Must be in good academic standing (GPA 2.5 or better)
  • Must complete 120 hours of work at their internship location (and, must have an internship agency secured)
  • Students on F1/J1 status must check with Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISS) for eligibility criteria
Application Forms

(Download for fillable form)

Questions

Contact roper_scholarship@newark.rutgers.edu