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April 2013 Posts
Scholarship Pages: All New Jersey Colleges & Universities
KENNEDY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY (VERNA E. BROWN AWARD):$500 scholarship to a student who will pursue a health related career. Turn paperwork in to Mr. Doyle in the guidance office no later than Monday, May 20. Get the application.
The Women in Law Committee of the Gloucester County Bar Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a deserving female senior who plans to pursue higher education in a field involving law. This is a single scholarship of $1,000. The criteria, background information, and application can be downloaded here. The deadline is May 15, 2013.
The Gloucester County Education Association is offering $1000 scholarships to (2) students pursuing a careers in education and to (1) student pursuing a career in the vocational/technical field. Click for additional information and to download an application.
Disabled Veterans of NJ 2013 Scholarship Award. Download Information & Application.
Knights of Columbus Council 6890 have developed a $1,000 scholarship for the school year 2013-2014 to be awarded to any high school graduate with a 2.5 grade average or above who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in their school, church, and community and who will be attending a four-year accredited college or university or a vocation/trade school. The winner will be determined by the scholarship committee and the scholarship check will be made out to the school listed on the application. Contact Ed Waligore for any questions at 856-881-2484 or 609-313-8680. Download Application. MAIL TO: Mr. Ed Waligore, 220 W Center Street, Clayton, NJ 08312
The Country Garden Club is once again offering scholarship monies to students pursuing a 2 or 4 year degree in Horticulture, Agriculture, or Environmental Studies. This year we are offering one scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Please note the deadline for applying is May 1, 2013. Apply.____
The National Exchange Club, Mullica Hill Chapter, is offering 2 scholarships to graduating seniors. All COMPLETED applications must be returned to the attention of email@example.com no later than April 12, 2013. The two award applications are posted here.
The Thornton Sisters Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of annually providing one or more one-year educational scholarship(s) to deserving young females of color. Females who satisfy the student requirements should be allowed to apply.____
Italian American Benevolent Association: $1,000 scholarship for student of Italian decent. Criteria: Italian American Decent, Scholastic Achievement, Financial Need, Activities, and Essay. All completed applications are due back to Mr. Doyle in the guidance office by April 18, 2013. Download Application. ____
Each year, if applicants are available, the South Jersey Bass Club Association will grant one eligible high school student a college scholarship. Click here for program guidelines and an application.
Encourage your students to enter the Out of the Easy Writing Scholarship Contest! One senior high school student will receive $5,000 to the college of their choice. Submit your student's essay to the following question: Out of the Easy references the following quote from Charles Dickens' David Copperfield. How does this quote relate to the journey of the characters in Out of the Easy and also to your personal journey as you prepare for college? "Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show." -- Charles Dickens -- Click here to submit your student's three page essay.____
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) of the Gloucester County Area is offering several scholarships in the amounts of $250 - $1000 to young women graduating from an area high school in the spring of 2013. Apply.
The visiting Nurse Association Health Group is pleased to announce their offering of the 2013 Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship.
The Spirit of a Hero Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship being awarded to deserving graduating high school seniors in New Jersey to use towards their post-secondary education. New Jersey Heroes recognizes and celebrates the inspiring work being done by individuals and non-profit organizations across the Garden State to improve their communities and the lives of New Jersey residents. Apply.____
Each year, NJUA awards the NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship to qualified and deserving New Jersey high school seniors who meet the eligibility criteria. In 2013, the Association will award one (1) four year scholarships providing $1,500 per academic year to the students selected by our NJUA Scholarship Committee. The complete scholarship application, as well as requirements for eligibility and additional information is available here.
In 2013, NJUA is awarding the NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship to a qualified student who will be pursuing a Trade or Vocational degree at an accredited school. The scholarship is valued at up to a total of $6,000 depending on the total cost of the program to be applied to tuition only. Awards will be paid to the recipient’s school in equal installments over the course of the program at the beginning of each semester (fall/spring semester, etc.) upon presentation of satisfactory proof of enrollment for that semester. The complete scholarship application, as well as requirements for eligibility and additional information are available here.
The James R. Leva Scholarship is sponsored by NJUA to assist NJUA member company employees who are employed in New Jersey or a member of their family in pursuing their higher education goals. The scholarship is named for James R. Leva, Jersey Central Power and Light executive and NJUA President from 1990-1991, whose professional achievements can serve as a model for those who seek to advance themselves professionally through continuing education.
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies is offering two (2) $2,500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field. To download the NAWC-NJ Scholarship application, click here. If you have any questions, please contact Gail Brady.
Plymouth Rock, Teachers’ Insurance Plan of New Jersey is offering a $1,000 scholarship. Deadline is March 15. Download Application
The Dunkin’ Donuts Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program is currently being offered to high school seniors living in many of the counties around Philadelphia (in New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania). This program will award up to 25 scholarships of $1,000. Although Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners and their dependents are not eligible to apply, full-time or part-time Dunkin’ Donuts employees are encouraged to apply.
To apply for this program, you must be a high school senior who plans to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in fall 2013 for the entire upcoming academic year. Furthermore, you must be a resident Kent or New Castle counties in Delaware, Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer or Salem counties in New Jersey, or Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton or Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. Finally, applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0 scale (or the equivalent).____
Cooper Levenson, an Atlantic City-based law firm, has announced that scholarship applications are now available for the firm’s 2013 program. The scholarship, designed to help college-bound area residents, was established in 2007 to kick off a year-long celebration of the firm’s 50th anniversary. DOWNLOAD THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
THE GLASSBORO ORCHID CLUB, Member of the: New Jersey State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. announces their annual scholarship award.
THE HELLENIC UNIVERSITY CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF GREEK DESCENT OR DECLARED MAJORS IN GREEK STUDIES.____
The New Jersey Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to announce their scholarship program for New Jersey high school seniors who have epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation anticipates that (3) $1,000 scholarships will be made available. Apply.
The Austin H. and Florence V. Swackhamer Scholarship is providing scholarships for deserving students. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. (CSA), a non-profit, independent organization is the Facilitator of the scholarship fund. Applicants must be or have: Christian males, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, graduates of a high school in Gloucester County, New Jersey and demonstrate financial need.
The STARS Foundation, Upsilon Delta Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Award: (3) $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to female African-American high school seniors graduating in June of 2013. Information & Application.
The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) is pleased to announce the availability of two Education Scholarships for the 2013-2014 school-year open to students interested in pursuing a career in the recreational marine industry. If you are interested in applying, please click on the link below to complete these application forms. Applications are due April 2, 2013. MTA/NJ Education Scholarship Application
The New Jersey School Building and Grounds Association seeks to assist students in continuing their education by offering scholarships to students pursuing an Associates or a Bachelor’s degree. Graduating High School seniors are eligible to apply for a scholarship. A total of $5,000.00 has been budgeted for the 2013 Scholarship Program for up to five individuals based on the selection criteria. The individual scholarships are $1,000.00 each. The scholarship award will be made out to the recipients accredited college of which he/she is attending in 2013. Individuals interested in being considered must complete all application materials list below and submit the required documents by the application deadline of APRIL 1, 2013. Information & Application.
The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need. It is exceptionally easy to apply. Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.
To apply for the award, download and complete the form and return it to the Education Committee Chairman along with the required transcript and written essay on or before April 15th, 2013.
The Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America offers a number of scholarships for students in New Jersey:
Bruce A. Black Memorial Scholarship. Apply
Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarship. Apply
Devin Donnelly Papp Memorial Scholarship for Albright College. Apply
Eagle Scout Alumni Association Merit Scholarship Application. Apply
$1,000 AWARD: Tzu Chi Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation USA to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive an award of US$1,000. A small number of Scholars may be further recognized for a four-year total scholarship award of up to US$4,000 if certain eligibility requirements and criteria are met. Apply!
The Southern New Jersey Chapter of The Links Incorporated is an organization of African-American women who are “linked in friendship” through service. The 2012-2013 Scholarship Award presented by the South Jersey Links will be $1000.00 per year of college admission. More Information & Application
Benjamin R. Chirls Scholarship: Presented annually to an organ, tissue or eye donor, transplant recipient, donor family member or awareness advocate, the Benjamin R.Chirls Scholarship is named in memory of Benjamin Chirls, a kidney recipient and strong advocate for organ, eye and tissue donation. Benjamin worked tirelessly for many years, ignoring physical limitations and disabilities to bring the message of donation to individuals throughout New Jersey as a volunteer for NJ Sharing Network. If you are interested in learning more about the Benjamin R. Chirls scholarship, please contact Sandy Erwin at 908-516-5695 or go to our web-page.
Buick Achievers: Are making a difference in your classroom and in your community? If you have the passion to succeed, especially in fields of study important to the automotive and related industries, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. This year, we will award 1,100 scholarships, including 100 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year. Applications are now being accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST, 2/28/2013. So get started today.
AENJ provides thousands of dollars in scholarships to students at all levels. The deadline for High School Scholarship applications is February 21st. They will be evaluated by a scholarship committee. Students selected to receive scholarships are honored at the Governor's Awards in Art Education ceremony in Spring 2013. Information about this and other scholarships, links to the application forms and a helpful check off list for all scholarship applications is available at aenj.org. Questions, please contact Linda Devlin via: firstname.lastname@example.org.____
NJACAC Scholarships: Eight $1500 scholarships for 2013 high school graduates who will be attending a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution. One $1500 scholarship for a 2013 graduate of a New Jersey Community College who has been accepted to a college or university to complete a 4-year degree. One $1500 scholarship to someone enrolled in an accredited Graduate Program for School Counseling or Higher Education Administration program in the tri-state area (NJ, NY, PA). DEADLINE for all applications is MARCH 1, 2013. Apply Here
The Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) is seeking qualified applicants for its 2013 National APCA Scholarship Program. We are proud to announce that fifteen $2000 APCA scholarships will be awarded for the 2013 academic year. Additionally, applicants from New Jersey who are not awarded a national scholarship will automatically be considered for two $1000 local scholarships. I believe our program is an excellent opportunity to recognize students who demonstrate awareness of and participation in community diversity. Information about our scholarship program, the link to download the scholarship application, and the process to submit the scholarship application can be found here.
The Gloucester County Art League is offering a $2,000 award to senior graduating in June 2013. Download Application____
New Jersey School Counselor Association 2013 High School Scholarship Application: The NJSCA will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to three (3) high school seniors who recognize the important role of their high school counselors. Awards will be presented at our annual NJSCA dinner in May, 2013. SUBMIT BY MARCH 15, 2013. The candidate must write a 300-500 word essay describing how a school counselor has influenced his/her life in a positive way. Apply Here
NJ Sate Holocaust Awards: Information & Application
The 2013 Cooper Levenson Foundation Inc.’s Scholarship Fund: Application & Information
Amount of award: $500.00
Delsea senior females who wish to pursue a degree in the field of education. NJ School Women's Club, Scholarship Application
The New Jersey Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NJBFAA), an official chartered chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is pleased to announce the availability of college scholarship awards to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel. The ESA Youth Scholarship program awards four college prizes: first place - $10,000, second place - $5,000, third place - $3,500 and fourth place - $1,500. Click here to download the requirements and application.
The Gloucester County Minority Coalition Scholarship Awards program was established in 2001 through the support provided by volunteers and donations from corporate sponsors to provide financial assistance for higher education to graduating Gloucester County high school students. Scholarship recipients will be selected based upon meeting the eligibility requirements and the content of their resume by our Scholarship Awards Committee. For the past 11 years, the Coalition has awarded $500 scholarship per student recipient. Download Application
Zeta Pi Beta Scholarships. Deadline is February 14, 2013. More Information
The South Jersey Officials Association is accepting applications for it’s 2012-2013 scholarship program. The SJOA trains and provides football officials for all games played in the Tri-County Midget Football League. To be eligible, individuals must be a senior in high school and have either been a player or cheerleader in the TCMFL. Applicants must be in good academic standing, participated in sports in high school and excel in leadership sportsmanship. The deadline for applying is April 15, 2013. For more information, contact Jim Wakemen at (856) 228-9249 or download the application.
This year, the NJSCPA is offering scholarships to high school seniors in New Jersey ranging from $7,000 to $9,000. The application process is straight-forward and it is FREE.
Toyota has long supported a wide variety of scholarship programs, many of which focus on students in diverse and underserved communities. We firmly believe in supporting those in pursuit of higher learning to help all individuals achieve their full potential. Please use this link to visit the organization’s website for further information and to view the actual applications.
AAA South Jersey is sponsoring its annual essay contest for local high school seniors.
Graduating seniors have until April 19, 2013, to submit their applications and essays to qualify for one of two (2) scholarships offered by the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation. The scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to high school seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education either at a college or university or trade/technical school. Winners will be notified in early May and will be awarded the scholarship on Monday, May 27, 2013, during the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial.
For more information about our Scholarship Program, or to receive an application please call Lynn Duane at 732.335.0033 x 100. (or) Click here to download the application.
The Janet Logan Daily Foundation grants an annual award to one graduating high school senior from New Jersey who enrolls full-time in an accredited university or college within the United States. This scholarship rewards students from varying academic backgrounds who consistently demonstrate responsibility, motivation and positive character within and beyond the classroom. The foundation has previously recognized students from Vineland and East Brunswick high schools. To access the electronic application and review eligibility requirements, click here. The deadline to submit is April 1st, 2013.____
The Theta Pi Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority annually awards scholarship assistance to students of African American descent pursuing further education. DEADLINE is February 28, 2013. Application
____ The Ralph Verde Foundation (RVF) is a non-profit charitable organization that was established to promote student achievement and academic excellence in memory of Ralph Verde. RVF hopes to further the dreams and successes of others who are as ambitious, well rounded, and resilient as Ralph and demonstrate a strong commitment to making a sustainable and lasting difference in the world. More information.
IFN, Valerie E. Jahn Nursing Scholarship
The South Jersey Bowling Association will issue Hank Mills Educational Assistance Awards in the amount of $500 each, based on scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. To be eligible, the applicant must be a high school senior sponsored by a member of the S.J.B.A. See Mr. Doyle in the guidance office to secure an endorsement.
To apply for the award, download and complete the form and return it to the Education Committee Chairman along with the required transcript and written essay on or before April 15th, 2013.