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Rowan College at Gloucester County

Gloucester County Internship Scholarship Program

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​​​The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in cooperation with Rowan College at Gloucester County, has established the “Gloucester County Internship  Scholarship Program,” an initiative created to provide qualified, first-year students with a potential two-year tuition and fees award, along with field- specific work experience. Th​is selective program will award 25​ students one free academic year at RCGC, with the opportunity for scholarship renewal for a second year.

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Career Experience from on-the-job training

Internship Advantages

  • Gain valuable work experience consistent with interests and abilities
  • Provides one-on-one support and mentoring with a site-supervisor
  • Applies knowledge and skills to practical career situations to explore career choices
  • Develops confidence, professionalism and networking skills
  • Work closely with an RCGC intern-scholar advisor for career training

 

$10,000 potential scholarship savings

Financial Benefits

  • Covers first year tuition and fees (academic-related)
  • Offers students meeting required scholarship criteria a second renewal year
  • Provides students with an associate degree, work experience in their field and the opportunity to graduate from RCGC debt free
  • Saves approximately $10,000 over a two-year period​

 

NO College Debt freshman and sophomore years

​Student Eligibility​​

  • Be a current high school senior ranked in the top 25 percent at the end of their junior year (or graduating with a 3.5 or greater GPA), who has completed a college preparatory program of study.
  • Enroll for the fall semester at RCGC in a full-time course of study immediately after graduating from high school
  • Take a minimum of 30 credits each academic year
  • Be a permanent Gloucester County, New Jersey resident (parents/guardians and students) pursuant to regulations established by the College at the time of high school graduation and upon college enrollment
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and a legal New Jersey resident for a minimum of 12 consecutive months prior to high school graduation​

Program Prerequisites​

  • Submit an essay for consideration into the program
  • Students will be notified if they are selected for the interview process prior to July 1
  • Review and sign Student Internship Agreement (SIA)
  • Enroll full time in a major or area of study relating to the field in which the internship applies
  • Required to attend an RCGC professional workshop during the summer
  • Available for the following internship hours: 5-hours per week, fall and spring semesters; 20-hours per week, summer​

​Scholarship Renewal

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher at the end of the fall semester to receive the scholarship for spring (summer, dual credit and HSOP courses included in determining GPA)
  • Fulfill required internship hours
  • Scholarship funds awarded for a maximum of two years 
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​Application Process 

  • ​Apply for admission to RCGC
  • Meet all admission and application requirements established by RCGC
  • Meet all student eligibility requirements​


Available County Internships 

  • Economic—Finance
  • Engineering
  • Library
  • Marketing
  • Nursing
  • Parks & Recreation
  • ​Social Services
  • Technology​

Contact 

Rowan College at Gloucester County  
cap@rcgc.edu or 856-464-5229

Amy Mulholland amulhol6@rcgc.edu or 856-681-6225​​