College Scholarship Information
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ASCE North Jersey Branch believes in investing in the future of the civil engineering profession. This means elevating the next generation of young engineers, and to do this, ASCE NJB awards $15,000 annually to graduate, undergraduate and high school students.
ASCE FAMILY MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP - The North Jersey Branch will award a scholarship to the child or grandchild of a member of the ASCE North Jersey Branch currently pursuing a Civil Engineering Undergraduate Degree. The scholarship will be awarded to a college Junior who demonstrates strong academic and extracurricular achievement.
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation believes that investing in students who are leaders, both academically and in service to others, will result in positive, lasting change and sustainable communities.
In the spirit of our founding, commitment to excellence, mission of service, and in alignment with University Goals, Duquesne will award five exceptional leaders with a full-tuition scholarship for four years starting with the 2021-22 academic year
Fairleigh Dickinson - Francis J. and Gail W. Mertz Scholarship for Fall 2021.
The Mertz scholarship was created to provide monetary support to academically talented students, from select New Jersey high schools, who plan to pursue undergraduate studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
This year our process has changed. Students can submit their applications electronically here, by February 19th, to be considered for an annual scholarship ranging up to $5,000. To learn more about this opportunity, visit fdu.edu/mertz-scholarship.
To be considered for the Mertz Scholarship application, applicants will also need to submit an application to the University and participate in an interview with our Mertz committee. All requirements are outlined below.
Francis J. and Gail W. Mertz Scholarship Requirements:
o Submit application to Fairleigh Dickinson University: fdu.edu/apply
o Submit Mertz Application by February 19: Apply Now
o Attend an Interview with our Mertz Committee
o Recommended - Submit Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 15: fafsa.gov
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2021 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.
Help put promising young leaders in the running for this prestigious award. Share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.
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We look forward to honoring these deserving student leaders next spring.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS
As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
The Voluntarism Scholarships were established in 1986 as a gift to the community as part of
JLM's 50th anniversary celebration. Scholarships are awarded based on
the applicant's demonstrated commitment to voluntarism. Secondary
criteria include leadership, extra-curricular activities, scholastic effort and
family responsibilities. Financial need is not considered. Both male and
female students are eligible to apply.
Do you know someone who you would recommend for a $2,500
scholarship for outstanding volunteers? The Junior League of
Morristown, Inc. (JLM) is offering four scholarships to students who
reside or attend school in Morris and Somerset counties and are planning
to attend an accredited college or trade school next year.
The JLS strives to affect positive community change by providing financial
support to non-profit organizations and deserving students in the area. We
have given over 3 million dollars to our community in the form of grants to
organizations whose missions better the lives of those they serve and scholarships to students
who have demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism.
KPMG Future Leaders Program
Applications are now being accepted for the KPMG Future Leaders Program – Class of 2021!
KPMG Future Leaders Program will award 22 deserving high school female seniors:
- A scholarship of $10,000 per year for 4 years of college
- A pairing with an executive woman mentor for one-year
- A leadership development retreat and ongoing KPMG support
Applicant criteria includes:
• Female high school senior planning to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program for the upcoming fall semester
• Proven track record of academic excellence and leadership potential
• Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
• Interest in a business or STEM academic track
• Active in the community and
• Demonstrates a significant financial need
• Letter of recommendation from a nonprofit/community organization
The Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program awards more than $150,000 in assistance every year to college-bound students around the globe. Scholarships are awarded based solely on 550-word essays expressing applicants’ academic and professional goals and how their personal experiences will help them to accomplish those goals.
The U.S. scholarship program relies on approximately 450 dedicated volunteers around the country, with support from the Foundation’s office staff. U.S. applicants need not be Mensa members. However, college-bound Mensa members and their dependents may also be eligible for one of several $2,500 scholarships awarded each year through the Mensa Member Scholarship Program.
Northern NJ Mensa Scholarships -Mensa Membership/Eligibility Not Required
$300 to $1,000 available to students enrolled in post-secondary/college in September 2021
Students can apply online at: www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships.
Morris County Chapter - The Links, Inc.
Annually starting in May 2021, the Morris County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated (“Morris County Links”) will award one two-year $6,000 STEAM scholarship to a high school senior who meets the qualifications outlined in the enclosed Scholarship Application package.
For more information go to: morriscountylinks.org
Founded in 1946, The Links, Incorporated is a non-profit, volunteer, service organization of nearly 14,000 women committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. During its 39-year history, the Morris County Links has established an exemplary record of community service through a diverse array of award-winning programs including awarding over $100,000 in scholarship awards.
Morris County Retirees Education Association, INC (MCREA)
Senior must possess a commitment to pursue a BA/BS degree in Education at a four year college/university. Letter of recommendation, transcript, SAT/ACT scores and essay required. Applications and instructions are available at https://www.morriscountyrea.org/mcrea-scholarships/
- Borough of Morris Plains resident, Class of 2021
- Cannot be a member of a family that is a Morris Plains Fire Department Member
- Application (with specific criteria) can be downloaded from the link below.
Any questions, please contact:
Tom Tani, MP Fire Association Scholarship Committee,
(973) 906 1508, firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2021 Naomi Rabb Winston Visual Art Scholarship Application
The National Society of Arts and Letters invites artists to apply for the 2021 Naomi Rabb Winston Scholarship in Two-Dimensional Art. $12,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Please see the materials below for more information.
New Jersey Relocation Council Scholarship
NJRC offers a scholarship opportunity for college-bound seniors who have relocated during their high school years from one school to another, at least 50 miles. Their GPA must be 3.0 or higher.
Four (4) $1250 scholarships for 2021 high school graduates who will be attending a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution. Please note that one of the four will be awarded to an alumnus of NJACAC's Camp College or College Key Program.Counselor recommendation is required, please see Ms. Walsh.
Catholic High School Achievement Award
Eligibility : Incoming freshmen attending Catholic high schools with a minimum of an unweighted 3.0 GPA and a 1350 SAT (new) or 29 ACT as well as a strong record of involvement in their high school, community or church.
Application Process: No application required, automatically awarded to eligible student
Eligibility: Incoming freshman and incoming transfers who will participate in Seton Hall's Brownson Speech and Debate Team and who display outstanding academic achievement and public speaking ability.
Application Process: apply online
Application: Forensics, Speech and Debate Scholarship Application