NJ Area Scholarships 2021-2022: Applications Online (Unless Noted Otherwise)
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship: $1,000.00. Criteria: applicant must
submit an essay (between 500-1000 words) on the topic outlined in the
link. Click here for the essay topic info. Deadline: June 12, 2022.
Bergen County American Legion: George F. Axt Nurses Scholarship: $3,000.00.
Criteria: applicant must be accepted to an accredited nursing school; applicants are not
required to be a member of a veteran's family, The American Legion, or its Auxiliary; essay;
extracurricular activities, community service, & leadership also considered. Click here for
the application and further information. Deadline: April 30, 2022
BigSun Scholarship: $500.00 (2 awards). Criteria: applicant must be a student athlete
in any sport or capacity, whether as a player, a coach, or an official. Click here for
further information and for application. Deadline: June 19, 2022.
B. Davis Scholarship: $1,000.00. Criteria: Applicant must submit
an essay describing three characteristics of leadership that they value
most, and why they believe these traits are important. Click here for
further info., and for application. Deadline: May 21, 2022.
College Club of Northern NJ Education Grants: Criteria: applicants
must be college-bound high school females with a 3.2 minimum GPA;
Financial need - CSS Profile must be submitted to the College Scholarship
Service by Jan. 20, 2022. Click here for further info. and application.
Deadline: January 20, 2022.
Community Arts Association Scholarships: $1,000.00 (2 awards);
$1,250.00 (1 award). Criteria: applicants must be majoring in art at an accredited
college; submit a portfolio (10 images of artwork-JPG format); personal statement
regarding reasons & goals for pursuing a career in the visual arts. Click here for
application & for further information. Deadline: April 15, 2022.
Cyber Security Scholarship: $1,000.00. Criteria: applicant must be
planning to major in a cyber security program (network security, IT
security, computer forensics, or health information security); essay.
Click here for application & further information. Deadline: July 15, 2022.
Junior League of Bergen County Scholarship: $1,500.00. Criteria:
Applicant must be a female high school senior who has demonstrated a
strong commitment to voluntarism, community service, & civic leadership;
Academic merit and extra-curricular activities also considered; four
short essay questions. Click here for application & further information.
Deadline: March 12, 2022.
Madison Holleran Mental Health Action Scholarship: $2,000.00 (4 awards). Criteria:
Applicants must submit a 1,500 word essay re: an innovative mental health approach
that can be implemented at their school. Click here for application & further info.
Deadline: April 1, 2022
Mountainside Brighter Future College Scholarships: $1,000.00 (10
awards). Criteria: applicant must submit a 500 - 800 word essay
covering the topics listed on the link. Click here for the link and for
further information. Deadline: December 1, 2021.
National Association of Water Companies/NJ Chapter: $5,000.00 (2 awards).
Criteria: applicants must be planning to attend a New Jersey college or
university; applicants must be a New Jersey resident for 5 years; minimum
3.0 GPA; must be interested in the water utility industry or in any related field,
such as: natural resource management, environmental sciences, biology,
chemistry, engineering, communication, computer science; essay topic on site.
For further information/application, click here. Deadline: May 15, 2022.
New Jersey Council For Exceptional Children Scholarships: Awards
range from $250.00 to $1,000.00 for high school seniors who are
disabled and will be pursuing post-secondary education or training.
Click here for application and further info. Deadline: Feb. 14, 2022.
New Jersey Education Association Scholarships: Click here for info.
and applications. Each four-year scholarship has a total value of $6,000.00
(or $1,500.00 per year), and each two-year scholarship has a value of
$2,000.00 (or $1,000.00 per year). Deadline: March 1, 2022.
New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarships: $500.00 (6 awards). Criteria:
female applicants intending to pursue a career in the field of
education; "B" academic average; minimum SAT combined score of
at least 980/or a minimum ACT composite score of 21; essay;
2 rec. letters; community service. Click here for application & further
information. Deadline: March 10, 2022.
Northern NJ Mensa Scholarships: Awards range from $300.00 to $1000.00.
Criteria: 550 word essay expressing applicants' academic & professional
goals and how their experiences will help them to accomplish those goals;
Mensa membership/eligibility not required. Click here for application and
further info. Deadline: January 15, 2022.
New Jersey State Elks Special Children's Committee Scholarship:
Awards two $10,000 scholarships to graduating seniors (one male,
one female) and two $4,000 runner-up scholarships for the purpose
of assisting students with disabilities in obtaining a college education.
Click here for application. Deadline: April 25, 2022.
NJIDA- Lois Rothschild High School Scholarship
NJIDA is offering scholarships to seniors and former scholarship recipients with
dyslexia pursuing post-high school full-time courses of study at an accredited college,
university, trade school, or other educational institution.
Click here for full information and application. Deadline May 20, 2022
The Cirkled-In "No Sweat" Scholarship: $2,500.00. Note: no essays required;
no GPA requirement. Click here for application. Deadline: March 31, 2022.
UNICO National Foundation Scholarships: $6,000.00 (4 awards). Criteria:
applicants must be U.S. citizens of Italian descent; 3.5 minimum GPA; financial
need; essay; recommendation letters; extra-curricular activities. Click here for
application and further information. Deadline: April 15, 2022.
The Valley Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships: Criteria: applicants
must be planning to pursue a career in a health-related field; must
be a Junior Volunteer with at least two years or 200 hours of service
to The Valley Hospital; 350 word essay (click here for topic and the
application); Two rec letters; transcript. Deadline: April 29, 2022.