Funding Options | Rutgers University

Financial Aid

Financial aid can consist of a variety of funds in the forms of grants, loans, and possible scholarships. To review all aid options go to Funding Your Education for more details. 

New Jersey State Aid

The state of New Jersey does not offer any scholarships or grants for summer courses alone.

Lifetime Learning Tax Credit

Individuals can qualify for a new educational tax credit for tuition and fees paid for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses. For detailed information consult IRS Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education:


Check the Office of Financial Aid website on or about April 1 for more information on summer Pell eligibility.

Other Scholarships

Students who wish to use outside scholarships to attend Summer Session must obtain a letter from the funding agency stating that the financial grant is available for Summer Session courses.

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