Tom Hart humbly volunteered on BBB Serving New Jersey’s Board of Directors from 2001 through 2016. He served as Chairman of the Board from 2005 to 2007 and as Chair of the Finance Committee for the majority of his tenure. Mr. Hart was a passionate advocate of BBB’s values of excellence, integrity, teamwork, trust and respect. This Scholarship honors the commitment Tom so kindly and selflessly made in support of BBB’s mission to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.
The BBB Serving New Jersey’s Tom Hart Memorial Scholarship recognizes one high school student graduating the year the scholarship is awarded, who personifies high ethics demonstrated through academic history, personal values, leadership, and community services. The winner will receive a scholarship of $3,000 to an accredited college or university of their choice. The funds will be distributed directly to the school upon verification of the student’s college enrollment. The scholarship must be applied toward school-related expenses including tuition, books, or other related items. Entries for the BBB Tom Hart Memorial Scholarship will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. Judges will select the scholarship recipient based on their leadership, contributions to their communities and schools, academic accomplishments, and written essay. Decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final.
The applicant must be a full-time resident of New Jersey. The applicant must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States on a full-time basis. The applicant must be graduating high school and have a desire to continue his/her education.