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.

NEWH | Atlantic City/Philadelphia Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlantic City/Philadelphia Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 17, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited colleges in East Pennsylvania or Southern New Jersey. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 21, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to males of Thai descent, age 23 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates and plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States (preferably Minnesota) for the entire upcoming academic year. Preference will be given to students who are gay.

BD Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors majoring in communications, computer science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, life sciences, microbiology, finance, global health, ,nursing, science technology, or sociology. Preference will be given to applicants from Patterson, New Jersey, and other cities in Union, Passaic and Bergen Counties in New Jersey.

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Sponsor: Direct Energy
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to registered college students for the 2018-2019 school year who are residents of any of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and D.C.). Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing how they live brighter as a student while being a vibrant part of their community.

Coladarci and Ehlers Arts Scholarships
Sponsor: Morris Arts
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 18, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are currently attending public, private, or parochial school in New Jersey. Applicant must be a Morris County residents who plans to pursue post-secondary studies at an accredited institution or acknowledged arts school or fine arts program.

NYWICI Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Applicant must be high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate college students majoring (or planning to declare a major in) in a Communication-related field.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Lou Manzione Scholarship
Sponsor: The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania who are registered with USA Hockey.

NJMCA Scholarships
Sponsor: New Jersey Mosquito Control Association (NJMCA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to New Jersey high school seniors and graduate students who either have studied mosquitos (graduate students) or have a family member (parent grandparent, sibling) or sponsor who is/was a member in the New Jersey mosquito control community.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2019. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Massachusetts and New Jersey. Maryland and South Carolina deadlines has already passed, but all other states have later deadlines – see website for details.

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Cathay Bank Foundation | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington and plan to attend a college in one of those states. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a household income at or below the Low Income Level.

Public Safety Scholarships
Sponsor: Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are actively serving, or parent actively serving Camden County in a public safety capacity. One scholarship will be awarded each Public Safety discipline (Police, Fire, EMS).

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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