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, Scholarships.com 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 Scholarships.com. 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 Scholarships.com.

"I Matter" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship Overview:
The VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant’s demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter. The [...] More

AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, 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. Scholarships are available, one to a New Jersey High School Senior and the second to a High School Senior from Pennsylvania or Delaware.

Applicants must be high school seniors who are registered with USA Hockey. Selection will be based on [...] More

AAUW Lew Williams Scholarship and Leila Sulkes Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 31, Annually
The Freehold Branch of AAUW will award two $2,000 scholarships - the Lew Williams Scholarship and the Leila Sulkes Scholarship - for the upcoming academic year.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Female 25 years of age or older
- Resides in one of the following communities: Colts Neck, Englishtown, Farmingdale, Freehold Borough, Freehold Township, [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
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Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] 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.


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

Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation has announced that scholarships are available for area students for the school year. Scholarships ranging to $2,000 will be awarded to students from southern New Jersey, who will be matriculating in an accredited post- secondary school and pursuing a course of study related to real estate and the construction industry.

To qualify for [...] More

Camden County American Association of University Women
Application Deadlines: July 31, Annually
One year scholarships are available for women who:
-Are residents of Camden, Gloucester or Burlington Counties
-Have completed at least one year of post-high school studies
-Are currently enrolled in a post high school program

Submission Materials:
-One three-page application
-A current official transcript from a college or university covering at least one year's work
-Two reference [...] 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

Champion Scholars Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Champion Energy is committed to the communities we serve, and to investing in tomorrow. The Champion Scholars program will recognize three qualified scholars for their achievements

Requirements:
-High school senior, planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college degree program
-Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
-Be a resident of Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, or New [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] 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

ESA Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

Freehold Soil Conservation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 13, Annually
The Freehold Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors awards scholarships to area college students majoring in a field related to the conservation of our natural resources. The Neal Munch, Mac Clark and Bill Schauer scholarships are named to honor their years of dedicated and distinguished service to the Freehold District and to conservation efforts.

Eligibility:
-A New Jersey resident [...] More

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first time freshmen or transfer students who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Janet Logan Daily Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Offered exclusively to New Jersey graduating high school seniors, the Janet Logan Daily Foundation Scholarship recognizes students from varying academic backgrounds who have routinely demonstrated maturity and integrity within and beyond the classroom.

Eligibility:
-Must be a graduating high school senior from New Jersey enrolling full-time in an accredited university or college within the [...] More

Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship and Internship from Scholastic
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a student interested in public relations who would be able to fulfill a paid summer internship at the company's New York City headquarters.

An applicant must be majoring or (for high school seniors) declaring a major in a communications-related field, including but not limited to advertising, broadcasting, communications, English, film, [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps outstanding and deserving legally blind high school students from across the country attend college with scholarships. 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. [...] More

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The LIVE OUT LOUD Educational Scholarship was created to provide financial support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) youth who are pursuing a college degree. Through this scholarship, LGBTQ youth can apply for funds to pay for educationally related expenses to pursue a degree from an accredited college, university, or technical/vocational program. [...] More

Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Foundation was formed in memory of Delaware State Police Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams, Jr., and to honor his commitment to faith, family, and duty. The Criminal Justice scholarships are open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, having at least a 2.5 GPA or equivalent, and who are pursuing an education, majoring in [...] More

Melissa Anne Centrella Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Each year, The Melissa Anne Centrella Scholarship will be awarded to students in New Jersey pursuing a career in Nursing, Medical Sciences, or a Medical Technical field. Because medicine and care were so important to Melissa's everyday life, she had a deep respect for the people that helped to bring dignity, comfort and respect to her special needs. The Board Members know that Melissa loved to [...] More

Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg/Textile Study Group of New York
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Textile Study Group of New York (TSGNY) has announced a call for entries for the Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Award.

The winner will receive a $1,500 award, a one-year TSGNY membership and an invitation to present his/her fiber artwork at the June 17th TSGNY meeting held in New York City. Students’ entries will be juried by the TSGNY Student Award Committee.

College students and [...] More

NAWC New Jersey Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering 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.

Eligibility requirements:
-Be a U.S. Citizen
-Be a resident of New Jersey and have lived in state for at least five years
-Be a high [...] More

New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund
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The New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund provides financial assistance and support services (e.g. counseling, tutoring, and developmental course work) to students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds who attend institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey. These grants are renewable based upon continued eligibility.

Forty-one of New Jersey’s community [...] More

New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Foundation has been a shining light for 68 years in providing financial assistance to deserving member club caddies pursuing higher education. Since 1947, it has provided over $11,000,000 in college scholarship awards to 2,800 caddies. Caddie scholars are selected based on their academic performance, financial need, and length and quality of service as a caddie. [...] More

New York Women in Communications Inc. Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 29, 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.

Eligibility:
-High school seniors who are permanent residents of NY, NJ, CT or PA, attend a high school in one of these states, and will graduate this spring
-College [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Russell W. Meyers and the Rogers Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Land Conservancy's Scholarship Program awards two Scholarships annually, the Russell W. Myers Scholarship and the Rogers Family Scholarship. A total of $15,000 ($7,500 each) will be awarded to two deserving students studying in the field of environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, horticulture, park administration, or a related field.

Complete only one [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

What are the requirements?
-You must be under 21
-You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
-You must also meet [...] More

The Governor's Urban Scholarship Program
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HESAA, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, is the only New Jersey state agency with the sole mission of providing students and families with financial and informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high school.

Created in 2012, the Governor's Urban Scholarship is a merit-based award for students ranked within the top 5% of their high school class and [...] More

The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
The Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Fund was established to honor the memory of Luther Vandross and his devoted mother Mary Ida. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to assist students in their pursuit to graduate from a historically black college or university.

Eligibility:
-Be 3rd, 4th, or 5th year college students leading to an undergraduate degree
-Must be enrolled in a 4-year [...] More

The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship was created in memory of Georgetown, DE police officer Chad Spicer, killed in the line of duty on September 1, 2009. To honor Officer Spicer and his commitment to the community, the Heroes Scholarship seeks to bring awareness to other heroes in our own hometowns. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and [...] 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
Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
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Funded by the law firm of Buttafuoco & Associates, YCL was created to support the next generation of dedicated, Christian professionals who will use their talents to impact their families, communities and the world. YCL is for the empowerment of students who have shown dedication, character, promise, determination and a desire to apply those qualities to their God-given calling. Young people [...] More

Last Edited: December 2015

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