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.

Death/Disability Scholarships
Sponsor: Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: Ongoing
Description: Scholarships are awarded children of members of Camden County’s public safety personnel who were killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. The amount of this scholarship shall include books, required scholastic fees and a sum for tuition equal to the highest tuition charged by New Jersey State Colleges to be determined annually.

Affinity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Affinity Federal Credit Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are Affinity Federal Credit Union (New Jersey) student members.

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are disabled, including but not limited to physical disabilities (spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological handicaps (autism, post-traumatic stress, etc.). Applicant must reside in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Sponsor: Renee B. Fisher Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as any person entering an undergraduate degree program in the fall after the application deadline. Applicant must be a Connecticut or New York City metropolitan area resident planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education anywhere in the United States, or a resident of any part of the U.S. planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education in Connecticut or New York City.

Riding into othe Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who are residents of New Jersey. Applicant must submit a short introduction and a personal essay about their greatest personal achievement and something difficult that they overcame.

Graphic Communications Scholarship
Sponsor: Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to New York City metro area high school seniors and current college students who have taken Graphics Communications/Arts courses and have a demonstrated interest in Graphic Communications/Graphics Arts and plan to major in a discipline leading to a career in the field.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who reside in the eastern half of Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey or Delaware. Applicant must be an organ transplant recipient and be under the age of 25.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to rising high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are members of the East Coast surfing community.

Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Eagle Scouts who are residents of New Jersey. Preference will be given to Scouts whose service projects are related to the environment or the economy.

PAHS Book Award Scholarship
Sponsor: Port Authority Hispanic Society (PAHS)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on someone they admire, a personal essay, two letters of recommendation, and a resume.

Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: June 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year of study leading to an undergraduate degree who are enrolled at a four-year Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of the Northeastern region of the U.S.

Global First Responders Scholarship
Sponsor: First Responders Children’s Foundation
Amount: $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to children of law enforcement officers or firefighters who either died or became permanent disabled in the line of duty who is a graduating high school senior/incoming college freshmen. Preference for this award will be given to an eligible student who is from or resides and attends school in the New York Tri-state area (NY, NJ, CT).

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in Supply Chain Management who are either permanent residents or students in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, or Illinois.

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