New Jersey Scholarships

Scholarships for students New Jersey. Some scholarships specifically open to New Jersey students, and others give preference to students in New Jersey.

Brother James Kearney Scholarship Program for the Blind
Sponsor: Lavelle Fund For the Blind, Inc.
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: No Deadline
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are either legally blind or so severely visually impaired that a Lavelle-sponsored vision assessment expert confirms that the student would need special support services to succeed in college. Applicant must be studying at one of 11 participating colleges in the New York City area.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2018 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

NJSGA Caddie Scholarship
Sponsor: NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have caddied at a New Jersey State Golf Association club for at least two seasons.

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel P. Buttafuoco & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are permanent residents of New York, New Jersey or Connecticut. Applicant must be an attending, active member of their local church.

Diverse Minds Writing Challenge
Sponsor: B’nai B’rith International
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 in the listed contest cities/regions who have not previously published an original manuscript for profit. Applicant must live in the Washington, DC Metro Area, Atlantic City Electric Region (Southern New Jersey), or the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware or Maryland). Applicant must submit a story (no more than 24 pages) that children can identify with and relate to, alongside of illustrations that are thoughtful, beautiful, and relatable.

AAA South Jersey Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: AAA South Jersey
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school seniors living in or attending school in Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester or Salem counties (New Jersey). Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to driverless cars.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Hearthstone Housing Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16-25 years of age who reside at a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or in a county where a Hearthstone property is located (specific location details available on website) and who can demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household.

Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship
Sponsor: Live Out Loud
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who identify as LGBTQ and are from the Tri-State area (New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey).

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 13, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are New Jersey residents and have visited the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial.

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