All returning students are reviewed for federal and state scholarships, grants and loans upon completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed online at

The FAFSA should be completed, and any other requested information submitted, no later than April 1st of each year.

Did you know?

  • Returning students were awarded an average of $18,200 in scholarships and grants from all sources
  • Over 98% of returning students received Centenary University scholarships or grants

Renewal Admissions Scholarships and Awards for Returning Students

You will remain eligible for you Admission Scholarships or Award continuous full-time enrollment and meet the minimum standards for satisfactory academic progress.

Centenary Grants

Centenary University uses the FAFSA to determine need-based aid. No other forms are needed. Grants are reviewed annually based on the FAFSA which should be completed, and additional information submitted, prior to April 1st priority deadline for returning students. Award amounts are listed for the academic year.

  • Centenary University Grant
  • Community Citizenship Grant
  • Garden State Grant
  • Jefferson Award/Grant
  • Out of State Grant
  • Skylands Grant

Centenary Awards

Centenary Awards are not based on need. Students may receive these awards in addition to the awards listed above. Awards are renewable as long as the eligibility criteria are met.

  • Alumni Award
  • Centenary Award
  • Departmental Award
  • Family Plan
  • Centenary NJ STARS II Scholarship
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships
  • Recognition Award

Veteran’s Benefits or Discounts

To be considered for veteran’s benefits or discounts, view our Veteran’s Services page.

Federal and State Scholarships, Grants, and Loans

In addition to the awards listed above, Centenary students may also be eligible for federal and state grants and scholarships such as the Federal Pell Grant and the NJ Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) as well as federal student loans. For more information about these and other types of financial aid, visit our Types of Aid page.

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