The Joyce VanTassel-Baska Scholarship Endowment funds annual scholarship awards in honor of Dr. VanTassel-Baska's contributions to the field of gifted education and to the Rutgers Gifted Education Certificate Program, and in support of educators who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in working with gifted learners. 

Applications may be submitted September 1 through November 1, 2017. The scholarship award will be announced at the annual Rutgers Gifted Education Conference, November 17.  Awards are applied toward recipients' Gifted Education Certificate Program tuition and fees for the coming year.

Only individuals who have applied to and been accepted into the Rutgers Gifted Education Certificate Program will be considered for this scholarship. If you have not already applied for this program, please go to

To apply for the Joyce Van Tassel-Baska Scholarship, please complete the following form and click "submit."

* 1. Have you applied and been admitted to the Rutgers Gifted Education Certificate Program?

* 2. Do you intend to complete the full certificate series?

* 3. Which certificate courses have you completed, so far? Please check all that apply.