Ensuring Access, Pathways into Rutgers

Rutgers University - New Brunswick provides programs and services for students beginning in middle school that prepare and support students for their future endeavors.

Pre-College Opportunities

Rutgers Future Scholars Program
Rutgers Future Scholars Program become part of a unique pre-college culture of university programming, events, support, and mentoring that will continue through their high school years, and eventually college.

TARGET: The Academy at Rutgers for Girls in Engineering and Technology
TARGET: The Academy at Rutgers for Girls in Engineering and Technology is designed for middle school and high school students to increase awareness and familiarize them with career opportunities within engineering.

RUBY (Rutgers University Business for Youth
The Rutgers University Business for Youth (RUBY) program introduces qualified, disadvantaged, inner-city high school students to college and careers in business.

Rutgers Business School Pre-College Enrichment Programs (RBS-PREP)
The Rutgers Business School Pre-College Enrichment Programs (RBS-PREP) seeks to aggressively recruit underrepresented high performing candidates from various Newark and Greater Newark area high schools for the purpose of early exposure to Rutgers Business School, careers in business, college level courses, and campus life.

CREHST (Clinical Research Experience for High School Students)
The Clinical Research Experience for High School Students (CREHST) program is designed to expose promising high school students from underrepresented minority populations to the excitement of state-of-the-art biomedical research.

RBS NextUP - New Brunswick

RBS NextUP - New Brunswick purpose is to provide early exposure to Rutgers Business School and careers in business via a one-day college exploratory experience.
 
The Continuing Umbrella for Research Experience (CURE) program is designed to provide scientific research training and academic and professional enrichment activities to highly-motivated, local and disadvantaged youth.
 
The Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) High School Programs are designed to assist New Brunswick high school students build the study skills stressed in the ODASIS college programs.

 

Undergraduate Opportunities

Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) Undergraduate Programs
The Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) is an academic support unit within the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The goal of ODASIS is to increase the recruitment and academic success of underrepresented students, as well as educationally and economically disadvantaged students, who are interested in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics profession

Community Leadership, Action and Service Project (CLASP)
The Community Leadership, Action, and Service Project (CLASP) is a service-learning experience that offers students first-hand experience in a community based organization.

At NEW Leadership, students meet successful women leaders, learn about women and politics, and participate in hands-on workshops to practice leadership skills.
 
The Center for Women's Global Leadership Internship Opportunities strengthens and bridge voices for human rights, towards social justice and self-determination.
 
Project L/EARN is an intensive summer research training internship for undergraduate students from groups that have been under-represented in graduate schools in the fields of health, mental health, and health policy research and those from disadvantaged communities.
 
RISE at Rutgers is a nationally acclaimed summer research program for outstanding undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. Scholars participate in 10 weeks of cutting-edge research in the biological, physical, and social/ behavioral sciences, math, engineering, and exciting interdisciplinary areas under the guidance of carefully matched faculty mentors.
 
The Business Student Transition at Rutgers Program (RBS B-STAR is designed to support high-performing and high-potential freshmen minority students who have accepted admission to RBS.
 
Summer Institute for Diversity in Philosophy is designed to introduce undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to the various areas of specialization within the discipline of philosophy, give students a better idea of what graduate studies in philosophy is about, and explore various views about what it means to be a professional philosopher.
 
Women BUILD (Business Undergraduates in Leadership Development) is a leadership program designed to provide high achieving, motivated and talented women undergraduates at Rutgers Business School the opportunity to reach their full leadership potential as business students, and empower them to work toward their future as the next generation of female business leaders committed to excellence in business, ethical judgment and global perspective.
 
Women Investing in and Guiding Students (WINGS) is an eight month college-to-career mentoring program designed to link selected Rutgers undergraduate women with successful professionals in a mentoring . Through an eight-month relationship, WINGS students build a network of valuable professional connections, develop skills to become more valuable to an organization and learn how to contribute to the unique social environment of the workplace.
 
Rutgers English Diversity Institute (REDI) is designed to encourage college juniors and seniors, as well as recent graduates, from diverse cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds to consider doctoral study in English.

 

Graduate Opportunities

Rutgers English Diversity Institute (REDI) is designed to encourage college juniors and seniors, as well as recent graduates, from diverse cultural, economic, and ethnic backgrounds to consider doctoral study in English.
 
School of Graduate Studies Big Ten Academic Alliance National Research Mentoring Network
School of Graduate Studies Big Ten Academic Alliance National Research Mentoring Network is designed to increase the number of underrepresented minority graduate student enrollments and faculty candidates.
 
School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Fellowships to Broaden Participation honors graduate students, faculty, and staff for outstanding contributions to graduate education at Rutgers University.
 
The Center for Graduate Recruitment, Retention, and Diversity promotes inclusive excellence and develops pathway efforts spanning the undergraduate to faculty levels.

 

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