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.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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 2019 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.

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.

AAA South Jersey Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: AAA South Jersey
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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 how they would give back to their local community.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Hearthstone Housing Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

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).

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are New Jersey residents and have visited the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

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.

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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