Educational Opportunity Fund
Maximizing Academic Potential Program
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All EOF/MAP students are expected to abide by the
EOF/MAP Compliance Guidelines
The annual overnight Senior Retreat, held off campus at the Princeton Marriot at Forrestal, provides graduating students a forum to obtain valuable information and gain resources to prepare for the job-search process and the opportunities and challenges that come with transitioning to the professional world and life after college. Workshop topics include: The Graduation Application Process, Preparation, and Requirements; Money Management; Employee Forms & Benefit Package Plans; Job Search, Resume Writing, Mastering the Interview, Professional Image; Social Media Tools for Career Networking; and more.
This year's retreat will be held in the Fall of 2016 (title and dates to be determined). Please check back for our Senior Retreat Application which will need to be submitted to the EOF/MAP office in October.
Harley E. Flack Mentoring Program
The Harley E. Flack Mentoring Program
supports the development of students with an array of student, faculty and staff support and through academic, cultural and social programs and services. The program
provides a network of support to undergraduate students to aid in retention and graduation and promote career and advance degree exploration. All Pre-College Institute freshmen are assigned a peer mentor through the mentoring program. Upper-classmen have the opportunity to become mentors. | more info
Science and Technology at Rowan (STAR) Program
STAR is a four-week pre-Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) summer academy for students interested in majoring in computer science or engineering at Rowan University. During the STAR Academy you will have the opportunity to get support and guidance on how to break into these fields, be mentored by faculty from computer science and engineering, learn about careers in Computer Science and Engineering and get instruction on the math pre-requisites for
these fields of study.
STAR Pre-Medical Institute
The STAR Pre-Medical Institute is a comprehensive program for incoming Rowan University freshmen who are interested in pre-health concentrations in medicine and other health sciences. The program exposes students to various health professions, preparatory coursework in math and science, faculty and medical student mentoring, and academic support from the summer before their freshman year through graduation. STAR Pre-Medical Institute participants have the opportunity to:
- Complete academic coursework in math and science;
- Develop core professional skills;
- Receive pre-med advisement;
- Participate in cultural competency workshops
- Engage in hands-on activities, research, and medical school-related field trips;
- Gain exposure to various careers and specialties within the medical profession.
Participants who successfully complete the summer program will be eligible for a $2,500 per semester annual scholarship sponsored by the Office of the President.
Chi Alpha Epsilon
The Chi Alpha Epsilon honor society recognizes the academic achievement of students, promotes continued high academic standards, and enables networking among its members. | more info
Students in need of tutorial services can set up appointments through Starfish. Starfish allows students to set up appointments with tutors, professors, academic counselors, the writing center and many more services provided by Rowan. Students are encouraged to use the Academic Success Center and the Writing Lab for tutoring assistance.
Academic Coaching provides students in the EOF/MAP program with an academic coach for one-on-one weekly meetings to support students in the acquisition of academic skills such as note-taking, time management, organization, and studying and test-taking strategies.
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EOF Graduate Grant
The graduate school grant provides EOF students with the opportunity to with financial support to pursue an a graduate
degree at the university. | more info
This program assists compliant EOF/MAP students with their textbook purchases. Each semester you may borrow up to $200 after submitting the request form along with the required documentation. Once pproved you will be notified via email of the instructions. Funding is limited and this program will only be offered while funds remain available.
Please see the form below for specific policies and instructions:
EOF/MAP Spring 2016 Textbook Assistance Request Form
EOF/MAP students are able to submit a sponsorship form for events such as coferences, praxis exams, subtitute teaching fees, study abroad, Rowan graduation application and graduate school application fees.
Students who are in extreme personal need can request emergency funds from the EOF/MAP office.