Fall 2022 Rider University Trustee Scholarship (US Based)


Scholarship Awarding University: 
Rider University

Type of degree: 


Scholarship Deadline: 

Applications for this scholarship will close on the 15th of November, 2021

Scholarship Summary: 

Rider University is offering 10 competitive Trustee Scholarships to incoming freshmen (domestic and international) with exceptional academic qualifications.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be considered for the Trustee Scholarship;
i. Hold a 3.6 cumulative high school GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
ii. Score 1310 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT.

For applicants opting for a test-optional application, you have to obtain a 3.75 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

Value of Scholarship: 

The Trustee Scholarship covers the full tuition cost for four years, and is valued at over $175,000.

Scholarship Application Guide: 

To apply;
i. Submit the completed application for admission.

ii. Apply for the Trustee Scholarship and submit a 400-word Trustee Scholarship essay.
Essay Question
Fast forward. Imagine you are a Rider graduate, looking back on your college experience and career 10 years later - what have you achieved in those 10 years since graduating? How do these achievements align with the vision and mission of Rider University? What impact has the Engaged Learning program had on these achievements? 

iii. Submit a video (optional)
Video Details
Share with us an activity you have participated in that has been the most important to you and how it has added value to your life. How has your experience with this activity shaped your plans for the future? How will you connect what you have learned from it to your education at Rider?

iv. After review of your application, if eligible, you will be selected as one of the Trustee Scholarship semi-finalists. Semi-finalists will be invited to Rider for an on-campus Interview Day on Saturday, January 29, 2022. All students will be notified by early January. If selected as a semi-finalist, attendance at Interview Day is required

Scholarship Website: 

Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Rider Trustee Scholarship Page.