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.

Luther and Mary Ida Vandross Scholarship
Sponsor: The Philadelphia Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
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.

Affinity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Affinity Federal Credit Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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.

NEWH | New York Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | New York Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 4, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Connecticut, New York, Northern New Jersey or Rhode Island. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Graphic Communications Scholarship
Sponsor: Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 7, 2018
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.

Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. Scholarship
Sponsor: Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 9, 2018
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 goals for education and how they plan to make a difference in their community.

Scholarship for Deaf or Hard of Hearing High School Seniors
Sponsor: Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to deaf or hard of hearing high school seniors attending school in one of the following New Jersey or Pennsylvania counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Burlington, Camden, Mercer, Salem, Glocester or New Castle.

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel P. Buttafuoco & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 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.

Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest
Sponsor: Conserve Wildlife Foundation fo New Jersey
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 18, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school students from across New Jersey. Applicant must create their own original content (video, photograph, computer graphic, etc) or utilize existing Conserve Wildlife Foundation content to illustrate why it is important to protect New Jersey’s rare wildlife.

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
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, 2018
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.

Pool Town Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Pool Town
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to New Jersey students actively enrolled in college, university, trade school, or seniors in high school. Applicant must create a video showing their extraordinary passion for continuing their education.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
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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