MLER Scholarships

The scholarships listed below are open to MLER students. For a list of this semester’s currently available scholarships and a link to the application, please visit smlr.rutgers.edu/scholarships.

Questions? Please email scholarships@smlr.rutgers.edu.

*Limited funding available*

Harry and Vera Stark Fellowship

The Harry and Vera Stark Fellowship aims to encourage and support International Students, enrolled in a SMLR graduate program with either the Human Resource Management Department or the Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department, to gain exposure to U.S. culture and values and educational experiences in labor relations and human resource management. All international students must be enrolled in a Master's Degree program.

Labor Studies Alumni Scholarship

Awarded to students enrolled in the Labor Studies and Employment Relations program based on academic need and merit as determined by the program director.

Levine Trade Union Education Fund

Awarded to students involved with the trade union and who are enrolled within the School of Management and Labor Relations, Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department.

Lowenthal Memorial Fund

Scholarship is given to new students in the Master of Labor and Employment Relations Program (MLER).

Martin Gerber Fellowship in Labor Movement History

The Martin Gerber Fellowship in Labor Movement History supports selected students in the study and preservation of labor movement history. Candidates must be incoming or current students in the Master of Labor Studies and Employment Relations (MLER) program who are interested in documenting as well as studying labor movement history. To be considered, candidates must demonstrate commitment to take an independent study course focused on labor movement research with guidance from LSER faculty to produce materials that can be featured across multiple platforms. 

Sam Kinsora Memorial Labor Studies Scholarship

In honor of Samuel Kinsora, former president of by the United Food and Commercial Workers Unions, this fund provides annual scholarship support for Labor Studies graduate students at SMLR.

School of Management and Labor Relations Alumni Association Scholarship & Fellowship

Created by various alumni of the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, students enrolled full-time in the undergraduate or Masters program from either the HR or LSER departments are eligible.

The School of Management and Labor Relations Annual Fund Scholarship

Eligible students must be working towards any of the degree granting programs at the Rutgers’ School of Management and Labor Relations.