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.

Riding into the Future Scholarship
Sponsor: Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current undergraduate 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.

New Jersey Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are New Jersey residents and have visited the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial.

Castle Lanterra Properties Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Castle Lanterra Properties
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate and current undergraduate and graduate students who are active residents or dependent children of active residents in good standing at a Castle Lanterra Property (located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, and Washington).

Daniel Triano Scholarship
Sponsor: The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are registered with USA Hockey as both a player and an official who live in the Atlantic District.

Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dunkin’ Donuts
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA and residents of specific counties in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania (see website for details).

NYFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Financial Writers’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate journalism students in the tri-state New York area who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in business and financial journalism.

CME Group Foundation Scholars Program
Sponsor: CME Group Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American and Latino students who are current or rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Applicant must be attending specific colleges in Illinois or New Jersey and must be majoring in Information Technology, Computer Science, Finance, Data Science, Cyber Security, Math, Statistics, or Financial Engineering.

ETS Cares Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in New Jersey who can provide evidence of significant challenge(s)/hardship(s).

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Affinity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Affinity Federal Credit Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students who are Affinity Federal Credit Union (New Jersey) student members.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
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.

Jessica Beth Schwartz Scholarship
Sponsor: Gift of Life Donor Program
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
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.

Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
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.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2020
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.

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.

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