New Jersey Scholarships

College debt is a difficult reality for many students, but it doesn’t have to be. With so many financial aid opportunities available to future and current college students, finances don’t have to stand in the way of a college education. In fact, just living in the state of New Jersey can make students eligible for scholarships and grants. By using your state of residence or college attendance as a search criterion, can help you find the money you need to pay for a college education. The college scholarships below offer a sample of the financial aid opportunities students may find at For additional New Jersey scholarships, as well as awards available to students living outside of the state, you can conduct a free college scholarship search at

AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association is pleased to offer a scholarship program to students who plan to continue their education beyond the 12th grade. A total of two (2) one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships are available, one to a New Jersey High School Senior and the second to a High School Senior from Pennsylvania or Delaware.

Selection Criteria:
The applicants must be high school [...] More

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

ASTA Alexander Harris Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the Alexander Harris Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study
- Enrolled at a college or university in the United States
- Cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or greater on a [...] More

Bassil Hayspell Merit Award
Application Deadlines: October 30, Annually
Faith In Action! Ministries, Incorporated is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization geared to empowering youth and adults for service to God and their communities. Our mission is to be a resource, enhancing the kingdom of God, ultimately producing positive contributions globally.

- Applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted by an accredited college, university or vocational [...] More

Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant
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The Bridgewater College State Incentive Grant is a renewable grant awarded to incoming freshmen and transfers who are residents of the following states: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

For more information, visit [...] More

Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 14, Annually
Candice's Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. has been established to raise awareness among the public concerning sickle cell disease. Our goal is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT)with sickle cell disease by providing three scholarships annually in the amount of $1500 ($750 presented in September, and $750 presented in January). These [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber Of Commerce Education Foundation
Application Deadlines: May 05, Annually
The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) Educational Foundation intends to grant at least three (3) $1,250 scholarships to eligible persons who meet the established criteria. The awards are as follows:
- $1,250 for a “returning” student. A returning student is a student whose education has been interrupted and who will be at least 25 years old as of September 1st.
- $1,250 for a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. 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 attend/remain in the [...] More

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 08, Annually
Live Out Loud wants to reward five hardworking LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) students in the New York Tri-State area for their leadership, courage and achievement. Let us help make your college dreams a reality!

To be eligible for this award, you must be a LGBTQ high school senior in New York, Connecticut or New Jersey who is planning to attend college in the fall. [...] More

Melissa Anne Centrella Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Melissa Centrella was a Nutley High School graduate and resident of Kinnelon, New Jersey. Melissa left us in June of 2002 after a 20-year battle with dystonia. This scholarship will serve as a tribute to Melissa’s life of courage and love.

Nine scholarships will be awarded this year to students in New Jersey. We will be presenting three $2,000 scholarships, three $1,500 scholarships, and three [...] More

National Association of Water Companies New Jersey Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This scholarship is being offered to all high school seniors who meet the following criteria:
- United States citizen
- A New Jersey resident for five years
- Presently pursuing a degree in a New Jersey college or university (two- or four-year) as an undergraduate or graduate student (part- or full-time),
- Be maintaining at least 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 GPA grading scale.
- Be interested in [...] More

New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund
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The New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund provides financial assistance and support services to students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds who attend institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey.

Forty-two of New Jersey's community colleges and public and private four-year colleges and universities participate in the EOF Program. However, the [...] More

New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) Caddie Scholarship is available to qualified applicants who have caddied at a member NJSGA club for at least two seasons. Full-time attendance as an undergraduate at an accredited institution that is a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities is required. Children of private golf club members are not eligible for [...] More

New Jersey Urban Scholars Program
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High achieving students attending public secondary schools in the State’s urban and economically distressed areas (Type A and B school districts as defined by the New Jersey Department of Education) may be selected as Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars under funding provided through the Urban Scholars Program.

Students who rank in the top 10% of their class and have a grade point [...] More

New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 30, Annually
The New York Women in Communications Foundation, in conjunction with New York Women in Communications, awards scholarships annually based on academic excellence, need and involvement in the field of communications.

Awards are for use in the upcoming academic year.

- High school seniors who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA, attend a high school in one of these [...] More

NTA New Jersey Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA New Jersey Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Permanent resident of New Jersey
- Full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study
- Enrolled at a college or university in New Jersey
- Cumulative 3.0 grade point [...] More

Portuguese-American Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The primary mission of the Portuguese-American Scholarship Foundation (PASF) is to provide financial assistance, in the form of scholarships, to qualified New Jersey students of Portuguese ancestry, who wish to further their post-secondary school education and gain greater access to a better way of life. The PASF grants scholarships to those students who are interested in pursuing a Bachelor's [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit [...] More

The Ron & Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Ron and Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers scholarships are open to high school seniors seeking a full-time post-secondary education at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent, and who have a parent / guardian that is currently employed by, or entitled to a vested pension from a law enforcement agency, and personally has, or [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The principal focus of the Roothbert Fund is its Scholarships Program, through which it makes grants for undergraduate or graduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.

The Fund [...] More

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