NJ Area Scholarships 2020-2021: Applications Online (Unless Noted Otherwise)





     Scholarship Monies


    Abbott and Fenner Scholarship: $1,000.00.  Criteria:  applicant must

    submit an essay (between 500-1000 words). Click link for further 

    information and for the essay topic.  Deadline:  June 12, 2021.


    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

    link for further info. and for application. Deadline:  May 22, 2021. 


    Bergen County Irish Association Scholarship:  $1,000.00 (1st place),

    $500.00 (2nd place).  Applicant must submit one essay on any of the

    3 topics listed on the application re: Irish & Irish-American studies.

    the essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,250 words

    in length.  Click link for application.  Deadline:  April 21, 2021.


    Big Sun Scholarship: $500.00.  Criteria:  applicant must be a 

    student athlete in any sport or capacity whether as a player, coach,

    or official; essay.  Click link for further info. and for application. 

    Deadline: June 29, 2021. 


    Bross & Frankel Disability Scholarship: $1,000.00.  Criteria: applicant

    must have a mental or physical impairment that is substantially

    limiting; minimum 3.0 GPA; essay.  Click link for further info. and for

    application. Deadline: June 30, 2021.


    The Columbians Scholarship:  35 awards ranging from $1,000.00 to 

    $5,000.00.  Criteria: applicants must be of Italian heritage; financial

    need (IRS Form 1040 required); 3 reference letters, outstanding

    academics; essay.  Click link for application. Deadline: May 15, 2021. 


    Community Arts Association Scholarships:  $500.00 (2 awards).

    Criteria: applicants must be majoring in art at an accredited college 

    or university; submit a portfolio (10 images of artwork-JPG format);

    personal statement on reasons & goals for pursuing a career in the

    visual arts.  Click link for application & info. Deadline:   April 9, 2021.


    Cyber Security Scholarship:  $1,000.00. Criteria: Applicant must be

    planning to major in cyber security program (network security, IT

    security, computer forensics, or health information security); essay.

    Click above link for application & further information.  Deadline: 

    July 15, 2021. 


    Junior League of Bergen County Scholarship:  $1,500.00.  Criteria:

    female high school senior demonstrating a strong commitment to

    voluntarism; community service; civic leadership; academic merit;

    extra-curricular activities; essay. Click on link for application.

    Deadline:  March 5, 2021.


    KPMG Future Leaders Program Scholarship:  $10,000.00 per year 

    for four years.  Criteria: female senior planning to enroll in a four 

    year undergraduate program in Fall of 2021; proven track record of

    academic excellence and leadership potential; minimum 3.5 GPA;

    interest in a business or STEM academic track; significant financial

    need; letter of recommendation from a non-profit/community

    organization. Click on link for application & further information. 

    Deadline: February 1, 2021.  



    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 support program that can be imple-

    mented at their high school.  Click link for further info. Deadline:

    Feb. 1, 2021. 


    Mickey Corcoran Scholarship: $3,000.00 (2 awards: 1 male & 1

    female).  Criteria: applicant must be student athletes who have

    demonstrated respect for coaches, teammates, officials, and

    opponents; strong work ethic; must have a sense of fair play &

    be extremely coachable; essay (no more than 400 words) - click

    link for essay topic.  Deadline:  April 1, 2021.


    New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarships: $500 (6 awards). Criteria:

    female applicants intending to pursue a career in the field of educa-

    tion; "B" academic average; essay; 3 reference letters; community

    service/extra curricular activities; honors/awards.  Click link for

    application and detailed information.   Deadline: March 15, 2021.  


    Student Scholarships Available to New Jersey Students:  More than

    650 individual scholarships will be distributed though these 15 

    programs. NJ School students are eligile for all awards. Click the

    link for individual award information and deadlines. 


    Valley Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship: $ Varies.  Criteria: applicants

    must be planning on pursuing a career in a health-related field of

    study; voluntarism; 350 word essay; two rec. letters.  Click link for

    further information & application. Deadline: April 25, 2021.