Prospective Students

Whether you are preparing for college, or graduate school, our programs can provide with information on how to get involved. Contact our offices below regarding eligibility requirements. 


Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

This coordination program of existing Rutgers support units in SAEE is designed to increase the d number of students from under-represented minority groups who complete undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This program is funded by the National Science Foundation with the long-term goal of increasing the number of under-represented students who enter STEM professions and who earn doctorates in the STEM fields. LSAMP Alliances across the country are designed to provide support services at many levels to help interested students succeed in STEM majors and careers and to provide networks with other LSAMP Scholars. Rutgers, New Brunswick is part of the Garden State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. Read more about eligibility requirements
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Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

The mission of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is to prepare students from low-income, first-generation and underrepresented backgrounds for doctoral studies. The ultimate goal of the McNair program is to increase Ph.D. degree attainment among underrepresented student populations. The program offer doctoral preparation courses during the academic year and a summer research institute led by University faculty. Read more about eligibility requirements
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School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS EOF)

School of Arts and Sciences (SAS EOF) - including Douglass Residential, Mason Gross, Rutgers Business School

EOF staff works with students who may need additional academic and financial assistance. EOF offers innovative programs and specialized courses to ensure students persist to graduation, develop a desire for graduate studies, and prepare them for leadership roles and careers in a global society. EOF also offers a graduate program office and grant support for qualified EOF students who enroll in graduate and professional schools at Rutgers to increase participation of EOF students at all of Rutgers campuses. Read more about eligibility requirements for SAS EOF and SEBS EOF.

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Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math-Science

The Rutgers Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science Programs provide young scholars with a series of specialized preparatory services including: tutoring, mentoring, advising, programming, college courses and on-campus experiences with research faculty to increase student persistence and graduation from high school and admission to institutions of higher education. Upward Bound is divided into two components. The academic year program is a series of specialized courses, STEM experiences, workshops, and programs. The summer component is a  mandatory six week summer institute where students are exposed to college level classes and student life led by highly trained faculty and staff. Read more about eligibilty requirements.
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