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Metuchen Scholarship Listings & Information

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While we are happy to pass along information, all questions must be asked of the organizations offering the scholarship.

Ongoing Scholarships:

IMAGINE AMERICA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: Ongoing

Early Deadlines:

SP HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Oct 31, 2021

NITRO SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Oct 31, 2021

SCHOLARS BE BOLD SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: October 31, 2021

NO ESSAY YOU DESERVE IT SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Oct 29, 2021

ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: Oct 30, 2021

February Due Dates:

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF GREATER PRINCETON VOLUNTARISM SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: 2022 OFFERING TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Who: female high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to community service and voluntarism.

  • The two scholarships that the applicants may apply for include an award for excellence and leadership in ongoing volunteer activities and an award for demonstrated leadership in a single community service volunteer project.

  • Award: Two $1000 awards.

  • 2021 Application: Click here for the application and instructions

ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA TEEN SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info will be released in November

  • Who: All high school seniors who are US citizens or permanent residents and plan to enter a four year college/university in 2022

  • How: Write an essay that describes how Alzheimer’s disease changed or impacted your life

  • Awards: Many awards up to $5000

  • 2021 Application: https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/afa-teens/2608-2/

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU TOM HART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: NJ residents who personify high ethics demonstrated through academic history, integrity/personal values, leadership, and community services. Must plan to attend college in the US as a full-time student.

  • How: Judges will select the scholarship recipient based on their leadership, contributions to their communities and schools, academic accomplishments, and written essay exemplifying BBB Values. Three letters of recommendation required.

  • Award: One $2500 award

  • 2021 Application: Click here for application

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Deadline: 2022 OFFERING TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Who: Must be of Hispanic Heritage, have minimum GPA of 3.0, plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university during the Fall of 2021, be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA), and complete the FAFSA. All majors eligible, but emphasis on STEM majors.

  • How: Awards are based on merit

  • Award: Amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

  • 2021 Application: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

H.U. LEE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION TAEKWONDO SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Student must participate in Taekwondo at an ATA facility. Regional and national scholarships awarded. For national level scholarships, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 1200 SAT/27 ACT.

  • How: Students must complete application and supply additional materials: photo, essay, official transcript, SAT/ACT scores, two letters of recommendation attesting to character (one must be from Taekwondo instructor).

  • Award: Regional and national awards. National level awards range from $1000 to $8000.

  • 2021 Application: https://www.huleefoundation.org/scholarship/scholarship-application/

STUDENT MOVEMENT AGAINST CANCER (SMAC) CANCER FIGHTER SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Graduating seniors who have been leaders in the fights against cancer

  • How: submit a video to SMAC explaining (1) how you’ve been a cancer fighter, and (2) what you’ve learned from the fight. Be creative and have fun making your video! You must include "Peace out, cancer" at the end of your video in order to be eligible.

  • Award: Up to ten $1000 scholarships

  • 2021 Application: https://www.supportsmac.org/scholarships

GORDON A. RICH MEMORIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 16, 2022

  • Who: Applicants must be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (master list of companies). Employees must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in this field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to the GAR Scholarship application closing date. Seniors only, planning to enroll in a four-year college. Minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and rank in the top 20% of their class. Must demonstrate financial need. Must be a US citizen or legal resident.

  • How: Application, one essay, one recommendation, transcript, test scores

  • Award: Each award is $50000 ($12,500 per year)

  • Application: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/gordonrichscholars/

VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: February 20, 2022 (postmark deadline)

  • Who: High school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities

  • How: Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Transcript and three letters of recommendation required.

  • Award: One $10,000 award, two $5,000 awards

  • Mail-In Application: https://www.vrg.org/student/scholarship_form.pdf

ART EDUCATORS OF NJ SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 22, 2022

  • Who: high school seniors interested in pursuing the study of visual art or art education in any public/private school of higher learning.

  • How: Looking for diverse submissions. Student must receive a nomination from a member of the AENJ, who has been a member for at least two years. Check with your current or previous Art teacher.

  • Monetary awards will be presented to those students who exemplify the qualities of outstanding scholarship, service, and visual ability within their area of specialization.

  • Application: http://aenj.org/scholarships/ AND see an Art Teacher

(ISC)2 WOMEN’S CYBERSECURITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: February 28, 2022

  • Who: For women pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. GPA of 3.3 or higher.

  • How: Application, transcript, resume, one recommendation, essays

  • Award: Up to ten awards between $1000-$6000 each

  • Application: https://iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships

DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY MINERVA SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: African-American male and female students residing in Somerset, Middlesex or Union counties. Financial need is considered

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

  • How: Submit a typed application, 2 letters of recommendation and other requested materials. Essay required.

  • 2021 Application: http://www.cjadeltas.org/scholarship/

AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF NJ SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 18, 2022

  • Who: Applicant must be a natural or adopted descendant (child, grandchild) of a member of the American Legion, Department of NJ. Applicant’s forbearer must be a current member of The American Legion, Department of New Jersey, or if deceased, a MEMBER AT TIME of death. (For the John Casey Scholarship, the Forbearer must be combat wounded.)

  • How: Based on character, Americanism/community service, leadership, scholarship, need.

  • Award: Several scholarships available, up to $1500. Some are one-time scholarships, and some are renewable for 2-4 years.

  • Application: http://www.njamericanlegion.org/programs.html#Scholarships

OXYGEN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Students who: demonstrate an interest in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) topic, are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and will enroll in a 2 or 4 year school in Fall 2021. Applicants are eligible regardless of area of study. (You do not need to be pursuing a STEM field). (OxyGEN is an employee group of AT&T)

  • How: Applicants must submit a 3-5 minute video on a STEM topic of their choice

  • Award: Amount vary, but minimum award is $1000

  • 2021 Application: https://ebiznet.sbc.com/oxygen/oxy/scholarship/index.html

SCHOLARS HELPING COLLARS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 28, 2022

  • Who: Seniors who work in animal rescue and/or are dedicated to animal welfare.

  • How: Tell the best story, describing the impact he or she made in the life of a rescue animal or animal welfare cause in general. To apply, students will submit an essay with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare

  • Award: $1500 for 1st place, $300 for 2nd place, $200 for 3rd place.

  • Application: https://www.petplay.com/scholarship/

JESSE BROWN MEMORIAL YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 28, 2022

  • Be 21 or younger and plan on attending an accredited institution of higher learning,

  • Have volunteered for a minimum of 100 hours in service to veterans.

  • Be nominated by the Voluntary Service Program Managers at VA medical centers or members of DAV departments and chapters, or friends and family

  • Award: 8/$20,000 scholarships awarded

  • Application: https://www.dav.org/help-dav/volunteer/jesse-brown-scholarship

March Due Dates:

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Who: African American/Black, Hispanic or Latino, or American Indian seniors pursuing a college degree in chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Please note that students intending to enter Pre-Med programs or pursuing a degree in Pharmacy are not eligible for this scholarship. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident. Must demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better). Financial need is considered

  • Award: $2500

  • Application: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/acs-scholars.html

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY DEPARTMENT OF NEW JERSEY, CLAIRE OLIPHANT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion (see application). Must be a resident of the state of NJ for two years immediately prior to applying for scholarship.

  • How: Scholarships are awarded based on character, Americanism, leadership, scholarship and financial need. Application includes essay, 4 specific letters of recommendation, and additional information.

  • Award: (1) $2500 scholarship

  • 2021 Application: https://alanj.org/index.php/scholarshipsgrants/

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY DEPARTMENT OF NEW JERSEY, ELSIE BAILEY GRANT

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Must be a resident of the state of NJ for two years immediately prior to applying for scholarship

  • How: Scholarships are awarded based on character, Americanism, leadership, scholarship and financial need. Application includes essay, 4 specific letters of recommendation, and additional information.

  • Award: (1) $2500 scholarship

  • 2021 Application: https://alanj.org/index.php/scholarshipsgrants/

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY DEPARTMENT OF NEW JERSEY, PAST PRESIDENT’S PARLEY - NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion (see application). Must be a resident of the state of NJ for two years immediately prior to applying for scholarship. Must plan to enter the field of nursing or a related vocation.

  • How: Scholarships are awarded based on character, Americanism, leadership, scholarship and need. Application includes essay, 4 specific letters of recommendation, and additional information.

  • Application: https://alanj.org/index.php/scholarshipsgrants/

FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE FAMILY SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT PROGRAM

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: High school seniors who are currently in foster care through CP&P or who has been in foster care and is currently in an adoptive or Kinship Legal Guardianship home through NJDCP&P.

  • How: Academic scholarships and opportunity grants are awarded. Opportunity grants do not require post high school educational enrollment.

  • Award: Amounts vary.

  • Application: https://www.fafsonline.org/nj-private-foster-youth-scholarship-grant-application/

MICROSOFT DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Who: Student must be a member of NIAF or have a parent, grandparent or guardian who is a member of NIAF (qualified individuals can join at any time). Have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent). Some scholarships have a lower GPA requirement for eligibility.

  • How: For the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be considered “Italian American,” the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy

  • Award: Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000. 60-70 scholarships awarded.

  • Application: https://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships/

NEW JERSEY ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELING (NJACAC) SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Seniors who will be attending a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution.

  • How: The applicant’s counselor or a member of their counseling staff must be a current member of NJACAC. (Multiple members of the HHS Guidance department are members).

  • Award: (4) $1250 scholarships awarded. Please note that one of the four will be awarded to an alumnus of NJACAC's Camp College or College Key Program.

  • Application: https://www.njacac.org/njacac-high-school-scholarship-award-application/

NJ RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Elizabeth A. Allen/Isabelle M. Hickman (IMH) four-year scholarships: Applicants must have graduated from a NJ public school, have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher and be accepted by a four-year institution.

  • Fred Aug Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship of $1,000 is given each year to an eligible student interested in continuing their education at a community college. Must be accepted to community college and have a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher.

  • Walter P. Krichling Jr. Trade, Vocational, or Career & Technical Education Program Scholarship: One scholarship of $1,000 to be given to a student who will be attending a trade/vocational program to earn a certification in a vocational field. Must be accepted to a vocational/trade program and have a minimum GPA of 2.3 or higher.

  • Award: (2) four-year scholarships of $1500/year. (1) two-year scholarship of $1000/year. Scholarships are renewable.

  • 2021 Application: https://www.njea.org/membership/njrea-member/njrea-scholarships/

NEW JERSEY STATE GOLF ASSOCIATION CADDIE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 1, 2022

  • Who: applicants who have caddied at a participating NJSGA club for at least two seasons. Full-time attendance as an undergraduate at an institution of higher education accredited by the U.S. Dept. of Education is required. Children of private golf club members are not eligible for scholarships

  • How: Caddie scholars are selected based on their academic performance, financial need, and length and quality of service as a caddie.

  • Application: https://www.njsga.org/application

NJ STATE POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION (PBA)

Deadline: March 1, 2022

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SURVIVORS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who:Scholarship for Survivors is a program designed to support young adults whose educational pursuits have been tragically disrupted due to the cost of care centered around their cancer diagnosis or chronic illness. Students who have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for cancer or a chronic illness within the past five years. Must be a legal resident of the US.

  • How: Applicants must write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their lives and future goals. (1500-word maximum). Submission of additional materials: Physician Diagnosis Verification Form, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, financial documentation.

  • Award: Renewable $3,000 award

  • 2021 Application: https://www.patientadvocate.org/connect-with-services/apply-for-a-scholarship/

THE LINKS, INC. – RARITAN VALLEY CHAPTER

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Students who attend school in Middlesex, Somerset, or Union Counties and have a minimum 2.5 GPA

  • How: Applicants must write an essay and provide 3 letters of recommendation.

  • Award: Unspecified

  • 2021 Application: https://form.jotform.com/210068270709150

ZETA PHI BETA SCHOLARSHIP, ETA OMICRON ZETA CHAPTER

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Female students residing in Union County or Upper Middlesex County planning to obtain a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree or Certification from an accredited college, university, technical or trade school. Minimum GPA of 2.80.

  • How: Completed application, transcript, letter of recommendation, parent/guardian 2019 tax returns (with SS#’s redacted), and 300-500 word essay, topics listed in app.

  • Award: Unspecified

  • 2021 - More information: IN THIS PACKET.

DCU FOR KIDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Must be a graduating senior who will attend an accredited two or four year school. Do not have to be a member of the credit union.

  • How: The winning students will be the ones judged most likely to excel in college as determined by an impartial panel of college educators. They base their judgments on the following factors: A transcript of your high school grades for senior year (to date) and junior year (full year), academic merit, written letters of reference from two junior or senior class teachers and/or guidance counselors, an essay judged on the quality of writing and the reasoning used, awards and recognition, extracurricular and community service activities

  • Award: Awards range from $1500-$2500

  • 2021 Application: https://www.dcuforkids.org/scholarships/

P.E.A.R.L.S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: Applications - 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: minority graduating high school seniors of Middlesex and Somerset counties planning to attend a two or four year college or university

  • Maurice M. Williams Scholarship (minority male + female students with a 2.5+ GPA). Must demonstrate financial need. Should have served in a leadership capacity in school or within the community.

  • Constance R. Pizarro Community Service Leadership Award (African-American or Hispanic female students with substantial community service with a 2.8+ GPA). Must currently hold a leadership position in at least one organization. Must have completed minimum of 125 servce hours over the course of High School.

  • Diamonds and Pearls Scholarship (minority male students with a 2.5+ GPA). Must demonstrate financial need. Should have served in a leadership capacity in school and/or within the community.

  • Shawn Marie Stephens Memorial Scholarship (minority male + female students with a 3.0+ GPA with plans to pursue a major within a STEM field). Must demonstrate financial need. Should have served in a leadership capacity in school and/or within the community.

  • 2021 Application: Click Here and for more information

(ISC)2 UNDERGRADUATE CYBERSECURITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: March 7, 2022

  • Who: Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. GPA of 3.3 or higher.

  • How: Application, transcript, resume, one recommendation, essays

  • Award: Up to ten awards between $1000-$6000 each

  • Application: https://iamcybersafe.org/s/undergraduate-scholarships

NJ SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS ASSOCIATION

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Open to any senior entering a two or four year school

  • How: Based on Transcript, Curriculum, Financial need, Extracurricular activities/work activities, Essay.

  • Award: $1,000 each (up to 11 awarded)

  • 2021 Application: http://www.njsbga.org/state-scholarship-program/

LIVE OUT LOUD YOUNG TRAILBLAZERS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

NEW JERSEY SCHOOLWOMEN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Female students planning to pursue a degree and certification program in the field of education. Minimum GPA: B average . Minimum SAT: 980/Minimum ACT: 21

  • How: Based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community service. Requires transcript, test scores, 2-3 letters of recommendation, essay and completed application.

  • Award: The Jeannette Hodge, Mary Ann Giovannini, and Patricia Barber memorialscholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, and two educational awards, in the amount of $500

  • 2021 Application: Click here for an application

SAE INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: March 15, 2022

AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

ETS CARES SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: New Jersey public high school seniors who have significant and verifiable challenges (medical hardship, financial hardship, personal or other difficult circumstance or situation) are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Must enroll full time in an accredited, postsecondary nonprofit educational institution (two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school).

  • How: Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of: Essay describing the hardship(s)/challenge(s) faced and the impact, Academic record and educational experience, Involvement and accomplishments in school leadership activities and community service, Two (2) online recommendations

  • 2021 Application: learnmore.scholarsapply.org/etscares

FEDERAL EMPLOYEE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE FUND

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Scholarship for children, step-children or legal dependents under the age of 25 of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal employees. Also, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE).

  • How: Scholarship is based on: academic and personal achievement; community service and engagement; recommendation of the academic or professional contact; and substance and quality of writing throughout the application.

  • 2021 Application: https://feea.org/our-programs/scholarships/

BP COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Seniors planning to enroll as a full-time student in a two or four year college or university next year, minimum GPA 2.0, must demonstrate financial need.

  • How: Applicants will be required to upload a 500 – 750 word personal statement on the specified topic. Applicants must also submit an official high school transcript. Applicants must submit a copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR) including the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the information provided on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • Award: Varies

  • 2021 Application: http://bpscholarships.com/

COLLEGES THAT CHANGE LIVES SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:2022 Scholarship info TBD

NJ WRESTLING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 28, 2022

  • Who: Senior wrestlers with at least a C+ average. Must have participated in either a minimum of two years varsity or one-year varsity after two years junior varsity.

  • How: Senior wrestlers must have demonstrated a high degree of sportsmanship, character and loyalty during their four years of high school. The student athlete will have been an outstanding representative of NJ wrestling both on and off the mat.

  • Award: The NJ Wrestling Officials' Association will be awarding eight (8) scholarships, one for each of the eight regions.

  • Application: http://njwoa.net/uploads/3/4/4/0/34404032/scholarship20application.pdf

NJ SHARING NETWORK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Student must be a New Jersey resident

  • Student must be a full time high school senior, who will be entering college in Fall 2022

  • Student must be an organ and tissue donation awareness advocate or personally affected by, or a family member of, someone personally affected by organ and tissue donation and transplantation (i.e.: organ and/or tissue donor, living donor, transplant recipient, waiting for a transplant, or died waiting for a transplant).

  • Student must be in good academic standing

  • Employees of NJSN or the NJSN Foundation, their spouse and/or children are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

  • Board Members of NJSN and the NJSN Foundation, their spouse and/or children are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

  • 2021 Application Click here for application and more information

LIGHTHOUSE GUILD COLLEGE BOUND SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 31, 2022

  • Who: Must be legally blind.

  • How: Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or university of their choice. Candidates are not required to demonstrate financial need.

  • Award: Up to $10,000

  • Application: http://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/scholarships/

SALIX GASTROINTESTINAL HEALTH SCHOLARS AWARDS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Applicant must have been diagnosed with a GI condition and have been under the care of a licensed healthcare professional in the US.Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident, attending two or four year college or accredited trade school.

  • How: Submit: a short essay, between 250-300 words, that describes the impact your diagnosed GI condition has had on your life, as well as the role a licensed healthcare professional played in helping to treat the condition; two (2) letters of recommendation that highlight your outstanding accomplishments in any school and/or community activities; A confirmation from a licensed US healthcare professional of the diagnosis of a GI condition.

  • Award: Awards are up to $10,000 each, and may be applied to tuition only.

  • 2021 Application: https://www.salix.com/scholarship/how-to-apply

Six Flags Great Adventure Scholarship

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Must be a graduating senior who has applied for employment at Great Adventure

  • How: Application, letter of recommendation from a Faculty member, and a brief essay as detailed on their webpage

  • Multiple $1,000 Awards

  • 2021 Application: https://www.mysfga.com/scholarships.html

April Due Dates:

AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: April 1, 2022

  • ANS Incoming Freshmen Scholarships - Awarded to graduating high-school seniors who have enrolled, full-time, in college courses and are pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) and courses with an interest in working in nuclear science and technology. Up to four (4) awarded annually at $1,000

  • NEED Scholarship Award for Community College and Trade School - Awarded to students with a greater than normal financial need, enrolled in a two-year program planning a career in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. Up to four (4) awarded annually at $2,500.

  • Application: https://www.ans.org/scholarships/

JANET LOGAN DAILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Seniors who have worked an average of 30 hours per week during the summer since the age of 16, actively participate in at least one extra-curricular activity, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. (NJ residents only) Financial need may be considered.

  • Amount: $10,000 evenly dispersed over four years ($2500 a year)

  • 2021 Application: https://janetlogandailyfoundation.org/start

MG JAMES URSANO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: April 1, 2022

  • Who: Student must be a dependent of a Soldier on federal active duty, a retired Soldier, or a deceased active or deceased retired Soldier. Student must be registered in DEERS (Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System).

  • How: The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need-based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining their first undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteria.

  • Award: The award amounts vary each year based on the number of applicants, total approved scholarship budget, the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA, and the average Cost of Attendance to attend a college or university in the United States as provided by the College Board. For 2020-2021, the MG James Ursano awards ranged from $500 to $3,400.

  • Application: https://www.armyemergencyrelief.org/scholarships/child/


RONALD G RIOS, MIDDLESEX COUNTY FREEHOLDER, CHARITY TRUST FUND SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Middlesex County residents graduating HS in 2021 and planning to attend any college or school of higher education in the fall of 2022.

  • How: 2021 essay prompt: How you can make a positive change in our community or world (500 word essay)

  • Award: 1st Place - $7,500 and a scholarship to our 2020 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C., Runners Up - Five prizes at $1,500 each, Honorable Mentions - Eight prizes at $500 each

  • Application: Students are to submit their essay to their counselor with a cover letter no later than TBD.


NJ REALTORS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Applicants must be a member, or a relative of a member of New Jersey REALTORS® or a local state association/board staff who resides in New Jersey. Scholarships are only available to New Jersey high school seniors who will be attending an undergraduate four-year institution or students currently enrolled in undergraduate four-year institution.

  • How: Complete online application. Must also submit transcript, personal statement, two dated letters of reference, letter of good standing verifying relative’s membership in NJ Realtors, etc. Criteria for selection include academic achievements, financial need, interest in real estate endeavors, and contributions to family, school and communities.

  • Award: Amounts vary, but several awards are given per year.

  • Application: https://www.njrealtorsef.com/apply/

LEAGUE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: April 15, 2021

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WATER COMPANIES - NJ CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD. Opens in January

  • Who: Must be interested in the water utility industry or in any related field, such as, natural resource management, environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, communication, computer science, business administration, human resources, consumer affairs, law, accounting, finance, etc. Must plan to pursue a degree at a 2 or 4 year college or university location in New Jersey. Must be a US citizen. Must be a NJ resident for at least 5 years. Minimum GPA 3.00.

  • How: Complete application and supply requested information, including essay and letters of recommendation.

  • Award: (2) $2500 scholarships

  • 2021 Application https://nawc.org/chapters/new-jersey/

WE THE STUDENTS ESSAY CONTEST

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Grades 9-12, ages 14-19. Must be a US citizen or legal resident.

  • How: This year’s essay prompt: What is the relationship between Equality and Justice? (500-800 word essay)

  • Award: 1st Place - $7,500 and a scholarship to our 2020 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C., Runners Up - Five prizes at $1,500 each, Honorable Mentions - Eight prizes at $500 each

  • 2021 Application: http://www.billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

FINANCIAL RESOURCES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: The applicant, parent(s) or guardian must be a member in good standing with Financial Resources Federal Credit Union. Must plan to attend a two or four year college or trade school.

  • How: Submit application, transcript, SAT/ACT scores (if taken), teacher reference. Judging will be based on academic performance, community service/involvement, teacher reference, and personal goals.

  • Award: Up to three $1000 scholarships

  • 2021 Application: https://www.myfinancialresources.org/home/about-us/frfcu-foundation/scholarship

NEW JERSEY CENTER FOR TOURETTE SYNDROME SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: NJ seniors with a diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome

  • How: Complete application, supply requested materials including essay, and letter of recommendation

  • Award: Awards up to $1000

  • 2021 Application: https://njcts.org/programs/awards-scholarships

THE SPHINX SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC.

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Open to all high school students in the Central New Jersey area, who will enroll in a four-year, accredited college or university in the fall of 2020. The organization is particularly interested in supporting young men of color who may face financial challenges in going to college.

  • How: Requires submission of online application, resume, personal statement, three letters of recommendation (can be emailed by counselor), and a sealed (mailed) official transcript. Finalists will be interviewed.

  • Award: Awards range from $500 to $3500

  • Application: http://www.thetapsilambda.com/scholarship.html

AMVETS NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

FORTUNA SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000 - 1 AWARD 

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

NJ ELECTRONIC SECURITIES ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel, including EMS.

  • How: Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay. In addition to completing the application and submitting the appropriate documentation, each student must write an essay explaining "What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community" (500-1000 words)

  • Award: 12 - $1,000 awards

  • Application: https://njelsa.org/scholarship/

TZU CHI USA SCHOLARS

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: High School seniors. Minimum GPA 3.0. Must demonstrate financial need.

  • How: Funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi USA Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Application, 2 essays, 2 letters, financial documentation, transcript required.

  • Award amount: $1,000

  • Application: https://www.tzuchi.us/scholarships/

May Due Dates:

JOHN LEPPING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: DISABLED YOUTH

Deadline: May 1, 2022

  • John Lepping was extremely proud of disabled students who mustered the courage and determination to finish their college education despite their setbacks. This scholarship will help to deter the costs of college for disabled individuals who may not have the resources due to overwhelming medical costs.

  • Who: Students with a disability including, but not limited to physical conditions(spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological conditions (autism, post- traumatic stress etc.)

  • How: The recipient must demonstrate academic achievement through evidence of working to one’s potential, demonstrate eligibility in one of 3 categories outlined above and be accepted for admission at an institution of higher education, e.g. college, community college, university or vocational school

  • Award: Up to $5,000. At least four scholarships will be awarded.

  • Application: http://www.lepfoundation.org/applications

GOT A SPINE SCHOLARSHIP

$500 - 1 Award

Deadline: May 2, 2022

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

NATIONAL HEALTHCARE HEROES GRANT FOR NURSES

$1,000 – 1 Award

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

A student must:

NEW JERSEY GOLF FOUNDATION BRUCE LIEBERMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Golfers who exemplify loyalty, dedication, honesty, morality and professionalism

  • How: Complete application and supply required materials. The NJGF Scholarship Committee reviews all applications using the following criteria: Scholarship achievement, qualities of character and leadership, financial need, volunteer history and college board SAT scores.

  • Award: $2500.

  • Application: Click here to download the application

NEW JERSEY GOLF FOUNDATION PETER A. FAMIANO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

  • Who: Golfers who exemplify professionalism, integrity, volunteerism and a willingness to help others

  • How: Complete application and supply required materials. The NJGF Scholarship Committee reviews all applications using the following criteria: Scholarship achievement, qualities of character and leadership, financial need, volunteer history and college board SAT scores.

  • Award: $2500.

  • Application: Click here to download the application

PARADIGM CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

NATIONAL HEALTHCARE HEROES GRANT FOR NURSES

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC ANTIBODY SCHOLARSHIP

$10,000 – 6 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states or District of Columbia as of August 5, 2021 and be 18 or older as of August 5, 2021

  • Have a declared major of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry or a related life science field.

  • Application:

    https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarships/31484...

DONALD AND ITASKAR THORNTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May 7, 2022

  • Who: Offered to deserving young females of color (African-American, Latino-American, Caribbean-American, Native American, etc).

  • Students from all public high schools in NJ are eligible. Minimum GPA: C+ average. Financial need is considered

  • Three letter of recommendation required

  • Award: Varies

  • Application: https://www.thornton-sisters.com/full-scholarship.html

IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP FOR BLACK STUDENTS

$2,550 - 1 Award

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

NAGE SCHOLARSHIP

$500 – 100 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  • Be planning to attend or already be attending a two or four-year college, graduate, trade or technical school.

  • Be a member of NAGE, IBPO, IBCO, or IAEP, or be the member's spouse, child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or significant other.

  • Applications can be found by going to: HTTPS://SCHOLARSHIPGUIDANCE.COM/SCHOLARSHIPS/30992/NAGE-SCHOLARSHIP

REVIEW IT SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May 15, 2022

FULL CIRCLE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: May 31, 2022

NC SCHOLARSHIPS

$2,000 - 12 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

SP HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP 

$10,000 - 10 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

SILA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

$1,000 – 10 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  • Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better.

  • Be pursuing a course of study in Business administration, Education, Finance or accounting, Insurance studies, Marketing or Mathematics.

  • Application: https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarships/33465...

June Due Dates:

CURE - CANCER SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP: YOUTH EDUCATION ASSISTANCE FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER

Deadline: June 1, 2022

  • Who: students who were diagnosed with cancer in childhood and whose disease and related treatments placed a significant financial burden on them and their families.

  • How: The recipient must demonstrate academic achievement through evidence of working to one’s potential and be accepted for admission at an institution of higher education, e.g. college, community college, university or vocational school.

  • Award: $5,000

  • Application: http://www.lepfoundation.org/applications

AGC WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

$1,000 - 100 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

GIRLS IMPACT THE WORLD SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

$5,000 – 12 Awards

Deadline: 2022 Scholarship info TBD

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: June 19, 2022

  • Who: All senior, student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate (player, coach or official).

  • Award: One $500 award

  • Application: http://www.bigsunathletics.com

AUTOMOTIVE HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIPS

Deadline: Postmarked between Feb 1 & June 30, 2022

SCHOLARSHIP BUDDY

$1,000 - 10 Awards

Deadline: Various

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

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