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
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.
Eligibility:
-Current high school seniors [...] More

AAA South Jersey Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
AAA South Jersey is sponsoring its annual essay contest for local high school seniors, with the grand prize being a $5,000 scholarship toward a two-or-four year accredited educational institution.

The contest is open to all high school seniors attending school in Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester or Salem counties. Entry forms are available at AAA South Jersey offices in Voorhees, Sewell, Logan [...] 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

Benjamin Venezia Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
Benjamin was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia two weeks after celebrating his 13th birthday. During his 9 month battle, he held on to the hope that he would defeat cancer. Benjamin planned his future, shared his dreams, hoped and prayed that his friends and family would never know cancer or experience his pain, suffering, and fears. Benjamin will always be remembered as thoughtful, loving, [...] More

Betsy Niles Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 10, Annually
The Betsy Niles scholarship is offered in memory of Betsy Niles, a children's book editor and lifelong resident of Montclair. Betsy died in 2011 and, in keeping with her tradition of lifelong giving, her organs were donated. Betsy was known for always giving the perfect gift for every occasion. Betsy's last gift was the greatest gift of all, the gift of life.

Eligibility:
-Student must be a [...] 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

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 20, Annually
The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
-Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Pursuing a major and career in a [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship was established in 1998 as CBC Spouses partnered with General Mills to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, and other health-related studies. Since the inception of the program, General Mills has invested more than $1,000,000 to underwrite this initiative. The CBCF General [...] 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

Chobani Scholarship
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NYWICI awards both general scholarships and sponsored scholarships. The Chobani Scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated an interest in communications, who loves food and its positive impact on life and is currently enrolled, or plans to enroll, in culinary school.

General eligibility:
-U.S. citizens or permanent residents who live in NY, NJ, CT, or PA
-High school seniors [...] More

CMAA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 25, Annually
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (MAC CMAA), awards a limited number of scholarships to qualified students to help them defray the costs of pursuing a degree in construction management or a related-degree program. The amounts of the scholarships vary from year to year, but typically average $3,000.

Eligibility Criteria

- Must have completed a [...] More

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
Here at Direct Energy, we believe in helping our customers live a brighter life through their energy choices. We deliver the tools and technology necessary to help them buy less of what we sell. We also actively support and recognize people and organizations making a positive impact in their world. It's in this spirit that we announce the second annual Direct Energy Live Brighter [...] More

Diverse Minds Writing Challenge
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Diverse Minds Writing Challenge is an education and awareness initiative created by B'nai B'rith International as one of its programs to promote tolerance and communicate a message of equality among all citizens, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender or sexual orientation. Our goal is to destroy prejudices and strengthen the future of our youth through creativity, inspiration [...] 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

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

Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 03, Annually
The Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia grants scholarships annually to students with outstanding academic qualifications and financial need. Applicants must be full-time students pursuing studies leading to a degree in an accredited four-year college, university or professional school, or high school seniors intending to pursue such studies. Applicants must be of Greek descent or students [...] More

Horticultural Society of South Jersey Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
Applicants must be a high school senior graduating in 2016; A legal resident of the State of New Jersey and reside and attend a high school in one of the following New Jersey counties: Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County; Plan
to attend an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of
2016; Career plans must be related to the following: horticulture, [...] 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

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The John Lepping Memorial Scholarship has been designed by the Lep Foundation for Youth Education (a public charity that provides financial assistance to Tri-State youth seeking to further their education).

Disabled youth, including but not limited to physical disabilities (spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological handicaps (autism, post-traumatic stress, etc.) [...] 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

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Northeastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 14, 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.

Eligibility:
-Be a [...] 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

Missy's Miracle Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 10, Annually
Missy's Miracle, a program of the NJ Sharing Network Foundation was created in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Missy Rodriguez's liver transplant. The program directly supports scholarships to high school students.

The scholarship awardees must be an awareness advocate or have been personally affected by or is a family member of someone personally affected by organ and tissue donation [...] More

Monmouth Civic Chorus Vocal Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 23, Annually
The Monmouth Civic Chorus offers annual scholarships by audition for vocally talented New Jersey high school seniors planning to pursue higher education in any [...] 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

NJ STARS Scholarship
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The New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS) program is an initiative created by the state of New Jersey that provides New Jersey's highest achieving students with free tuition at their home county community college, less any state and/or federal grants and scholarships for 12 to 18 college-level credits per semester, for up to five (5) semesters.

Eligibility:
-New [...] More

SOULE Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 08, Annually
The SOULE Scholarship was created to provide financial support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth who are pursuing a college degree. This is our first scholarship program set to support the next generation of leaders who have already been working tirelessly on numerous programs, projects, and activities aimed at making schools and communities safe and welcoming for [...] More

Species on the Edge 2.0 Video Contest
Application Deadlines: May 13, Annually
Conserve Wildlife Foundation invites high school students from across the Garden State to submit an original video showing why wildlife protection in New Jersey is important.

The fun and educational Species on the Edge 2.0 Video Contest capitalizes on high school students' expertise with technology and provides them with the opportunity to showcase their talent, creativity, and love of nature. [...] 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.

Eligibility:
-You must be under 21
-You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
-You must also meet the TCI [...] 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 Marna Pal Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The intent of this award is to enable students of academic excellence to continue to attend college who have been experiencing financial strain from having an immediate family member affected by cancer. Applicants must demonstrate proof of financial hardship in their responses to the essay prompts. Scholarship recipients will be awarded directly via their two or four-year institution and all [...] 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

The Three Sisters Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
This scholarship is for Black high school seniors from ETHS with demonstrated academic excellence or improvement, involvement in school activities and/or team sports, and an interest in community service. The scholarship will be awarded in two installments, on in the first year, and one in the third year.

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

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win a grand [...] 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

Voice of Working Women Education/Equipment Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
Education or Equipment Scholarships are restricted to female applicants who have permanent residency in Ocean County. All applicants must be 25 years of age or older. All who qualify are encouraged to apply. BPWSOC reserves the right to determine if all awarded funds are used for their intended purpose. The determination of awards by the Board of BPWSOC is final.

For more information or to [...] More

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
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The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and trains the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in high-needs middle and high school science and math classrooms.

The Teaching Fellowship includes:

- admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university
- teacher certification in science, [...] 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: July 2016

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