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Paula Vaughan Endowed Scholarship

The Paula Vaughan Scholarship Endowment was established to provide financial assistance annually to deserving applicant(s) or enrolled student(s) at Thomas Edison State University with preference for those who have a demonstrated financial need.

Eligibility and Award Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Academic Level: Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Enrollment Status: Enrolled or applied and accepted as a student
  • Type of degree: Any
  • Other Criteria:
    • Demonstrated financial need
    • High academic achievement
    • Consideration of applicants for this scholarship will be based in part on any compelling factors described in the essay submitted in the application.
  • Submit a completed Thomas Edison State University Scholarship Application and any required supplemental documentation before the end of the application period.

When are Scholarships Offered Next?

2021 Winter Award Period
(Only available for students in the Accelerated BSN program, incarcerated students and students with disabilities)
Application Period: January 15 – 31, 2021
Selection Period: February 15 – 28, 2021
Notification and Recipient Acceptance Period: March 1 – 15, 2021

2021 Summer Award Period
Application Period: May 1 – 31, 2021
Selection Period: June 1 – 30, 2021
Notification and Recipient Acceptance Period: July 1 – 15, 2021