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Grants and Awards for
All Centenary Students

Centenary College awards need-based institutional grants to students who demonstrate need for them. These grants are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. These funds are limited; therefore, students are encouraged to apply for financial aid early in order to be considered for these grants.

Alumni Scholarship

Up to $1,000 can be awarded to children or grandchildren of Centenary College Alumni. Please contact your Admissions Counselor if you think that you are eligible for this award.

Centenary College Award

The Centenary Award is awarded to students who demonstrate academic promise and commitment to Centenary College.

Centenary College Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Centenary is a participant of the Post 9/11 GI Bill’s (chapter 33) Yellow Ribbon Program. Veterans who qualify for 100% of Chapter 33 may be eligible for free tuition at Centenary College. Under the new GI Bill, Veteran students may also receive a book and supply stipend, and a monthly housing allowance.

Centenary College NJ STARS II Scholarship


The Centenary College NJ STARS II Scholarship is Centenary’s commitment to our NJ STARS II students. Centenary College will match the state scholarship for all NJ STARS II students.

Community Citizenship Grant

Up to $5,000 can be awarded to applicants showing financial need and who reside on campus. Students must complete the FAFSA and submit all requested documents each year to be considered for this grant. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Cyclone Award

Up to $8,000 can be awarded to students who demonstrate academic promise at Centenary College. The award requires that students maintain continuous full-time enrollment and at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA.

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

The Educational Opportunity Program is designed to assist low income or first generation students in the form of additional grants and scholarships along with academic support and mentoring. For more on EOP, please view the EOP website.

Family Plan

Awarded to traditional full time undergraduate students who are concurrently enrolled with a parent or sibling. Please contact your Admissions Counselor if you think that you are eligible for this award.

First Year Leader

This stipend is awarded to students who are active First Year Leaders. For more information about the First Year Leader Program, please contact Joshua Walker at 908-852-1400, ext. 2833 or e-mail at walkerj@centenarycollege.edu.

Garden State Grant

Up to $5,000 can be awarded to applicants showing financial need and who are New Jersey residents. Students must complete the FAFSA and submit all requested documents each year to be considered for this grant. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Out of State Grant

Up to $5,000 can be awarded to applicants showing financial need and who are non-New Jersey residents. Students must complete the FAFSA and submit all requested documents each year to be considered for this grant. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Skylands Grant

Up to $5,000 can be awarded to applicants showing financial need and who reside in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex or Warren Counties. Students must complete the FAFSA and submit all requested documents each year to be considered for this grant. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Tour Guide

This stipend is awarded to students who are active Tour Guides. For more information about the Tour Guide program, please contact Anna Boelter at boeltera@centenarycollege.edu.

United Methodist Award

The United Methodist Award is awarded to students who are confirmed Methodist and demonstrates academic promise and commitment to Centenary College.

Yellow Ribbon Program

Centenary is a participant of the Post 9/11 GI Bill’s (chapter 33) Yellow Ribbon Program. Veterans who qualify for 100% of Chapter 33 may be eligible for free tuition at Centenary College. Under the new GI Bill, Veteran students may also receive a book and supply stipend, and a monthly housing allowance. Students who believe that they are eligible for such benefits should contact the Director of Veteran Services, Margie Pavlichko, at 908-852-1400, ext. 2318, or by e-mail at pavlichkom@centenarycollege.edu.