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Application Process

To be eligible for one of the programs of the Governor’s School of New Jersey, students must be residents of New Jersey and must have completed their junior year of high school.

Students who meet the eligibility requirements should speak with their guidance counselor and/or science or math teacher to discuss their interest in the program. The guidance counselor and/or science or math teacher will explore the possibility of nominating the student to participate in this exciting and worthwhile opportunity. Students may not submit an application without being nominated by their high school’s nominating committee.

Each high school is allowed one nominee for every 325 juniors, as follows:
1–325 enrolled juniors = 1 nominee for each Governor’s School
326–650 enrolled juniors = 2 nominees for each Governor’s School
651+ enrolled juniors = 3 nominees for each Governor’s School

A nominee may apply to only one Governor's School.

Applications are sent electronically to every public and private high school in New Jersey. Students who are residents of New Jersey who attend out-of-state high schools or are home schooled may submit their applications directly to the programs.

Memo from Rochelle Hendricks, Secretary of Higher Education
Application for Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology
Application for Governor’s School in the Sciences

APPLICATIONS MUST BE MAILED TO THE APPROPRIATE PROGRAM AND POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE THE DUE DATE (see “Important Dates” page for current dates). Mailing addresses for the programs are as follows:

Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
98 Brett Road, Room B-110
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Governor’s School in the Sciences
Drew University
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

APPLICATIONS THAT ARE POSTMARKED AFTER THE DUE DATE (see “Important Dates”) AND APPLICATIONS THAT ARE INCOMPLETE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR REVIEW.


Each Governor’s School program will make the final decision on applicants based on criteria developed by the specific program and will email the selection committee's decisions to all nominees (see “Important Dates” page for current dates).

Last Updated: Monday, 11/18/13

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