Janssen Pharmaceuticals Scholarship

The Janssen Pharmaceuticals Scholarship was established in 2012 and is funded by an annual grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to support Nursing students enrolled in Thomas Edison State College's Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Program. Awards will be based on academic performance and demonstrated financial need. Because of the timing of the grant, this scholarship may be offered apart from the June-July application period associated with the general award cycle.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet the following:

  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Enrollment Status: Enrolled
  • Type of degree/certificate: Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN (BSNA degree)
  • Other Criteria:
    • Consideration of applications for this scholarship will be based on financial need and academic performance. Financial need will be based on the applicant's Pell Grant eligibility as documented on the applicant's FAFSA.

For more information on determining whether you are eligible for this scholarship, contact the College Scholarship Committee at scholarship@tesc.edu.

Award Criteria: To be considered for an award, the student must meet the following:

  • Meet all eligibility criteria described on the respective scholarship's webpage.
  • Submit a completed Thomas Edison State College Scholarship Application during the application period.
  • Have applied for federal and State (NJ residents only) financial aid through the FAFSA and the Thomas Edison State College Financial Aid Application.
  • Submit any required supplemental documentation before the end of the application period.
  • Students enrolled with the College at the time of scholarship application must have:
    • Completed a minimum of 12 Thomas Edison State College credits, with at least six hours being from Online or Guided Study courses.
    • A minimum Thomas Edison State College GPA of 3.0 at the time of application.
    • Successfully completed a minimum of 66 percent of courses attempted at Thomas Edison State College. Incompletes, withdrawals, and failed classes do not count as completed credits.

Supplemental Documentation Required:  None

Next Opportunity to Apply for Scholarships

The next opportunity to apply for general scholarships will be June 1, 2016.

For enrolled Accelerated 2nd Degree Nursing students only, the 2015-2016 Winter/Spring application period will open January 1, 2016.

For students in nuclear-related programs, the NRC Scholarship remains open. Apply from the NRC Scholarship webpage

Check out our Outside Scholarships page, including the sfex site for Military/Family Members.

Should you have questions about our scholarships, please email the Scholarship Committee.