2019-20 NJ Area Scholarships: Applications Online (Unless Noted Otherwise)
Below is a list of NJ area scholarships that were available during
the 2019-20 school year. Updates for 2020-21 will be posted when received.
200 Club of Bergen County Affiliation Scholarships: $5,000.00 (6
awards) and $2,500.00 (2) awards. Criteria: Applicants must be
child or stepchild of an active, retired, or deceased Bergen County
Law Enforcement Officer, Fire Fighter, or EMS. This includes FBI,
DEA, ATF, NJ State police, Palisade Interstate Commission Police,
Port Authority Police, Prosecutor's Office, or Sheriff's Office; Finan-
cial Need (copy of parent's 2018/2019 Federal Income Tax returns);
Essay. Deadline: March 25, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
American Society of Civil Engineers Scholarship: $1,500.00. Criteria:
minimum 3.0 GPA; two rec letters; SAT or ACT scores; essay. Click
link for further information & application. Deadline: March 22, 2020.
AES Engineers Scholarship: $500.00. Criteria: character; essay;
available to all applicants regardless of their field of study. Click
link for further information & application. Deadline: October 5, 2020.
B. Davis Scholarships: $1,000.00. Criteria: click link for essay info.
Deadline: May 22, 2020.
Community Arts Association Scholarships: $500.00 (2 awards). Criteria:
applicant must be intending to major in visual arts & related fields; Art
portfolio (10 images) submitted on a zip drive or CD; essay re: reasons
for pursuing a career in visual arts; extracurricular activities; community
service. Applications are in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 10, 2020.
The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County Scholarships:
$1,000.00 (1 award) & $500.00 (1 award). Criteria: Essay about Irish
culture. Applications are in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 22, 2020.
Elks Foundation: Most Valuable Student Scholarship: Amounts vary.
Click link for application and information. Criteria: leadership, financial
need, scholarship. Deadline: November 5, 2019.
Future Nurse Leadership Scholarship (sponsored by Visiting Nurse
Assoc. Health Group): $1,000.00 (2 awards). Criteria: applicants
must be pursuing nursing in college; copy of acceptance letter
into accredited school of nursing BSN program; voluntarism.
Deadline: April 14, 2020.
Criteria: outstanding community service & commitment to voluntarism
and civic leadership; essay; scholastic merit; extra-curricular activities;
work experience. Deadline: March 6, 2020.
Madison Holleran Mental Health Action Scholarship: $2,000.00 (4 awards).
Criteria: applicant must submit essay in pdf format re: an innovative mental
health care initiative that could be implemented at their high school and across
NJ. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2020. Click link for further info.
(several awards). Criteria: academics; community service; essay; financial
need. Applications are in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 15, 2020.
New Jersey Disabled American Veterans Scholarships: $1,500.00 (3 awards).
Criteria: applicant must be a natural or adopted descendent of a member of
the Disabled American Veterans Dept. of NJ (sons, daughters, grandsons,
granddaughters, nieces, nephews, cousins); essay (no more than 500 words);
proof of relationship and that the veteran is a DAVNJ is required. Applications
are in Guidance Office. Deadline: May 17, 2020.
New Jersey Elks Association Scholarships: $2,500.00 (2 awards) & $1,000.00
(2 awards). Criteria: applicants must be special education/needs students;
financial need (copy of parent's most recent 1040 IRS form must be submitted
with application); academics. Applications are in Guidance Office. Deadline:
April 17, 2020.
New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarship: $1,000.00 (3 awards); $500.00 (2
awards). Criteria: female applicants intending to pursue a career in the
field of education; community service involvement; 980 minimum SAT and/or
minimum ACT score of 21; "B" academic average; essay; 3 reference letters.
Applications are in Guidance Office. Deadline: March 2, 2020.
Paramus Medical & Sports Rehab Center's Angela Picchierri Sudol Memorial
Scholarship: $1,000.00 (10 awards); Criteria: minimum 3.5 GPA; active in
school & community; interest in pursuing a degree in the field of education;
essay. Applications are in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 1, 2020.
PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship: $1,000.00. Criteria: Essay covering
the subject of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle including trends in
nutrition, workout/fitness, etc. Click link for further info. Deadline: Dec. 31,
Criteria: applicants must have a true passion for and will be furthering their
education in Theatre, Film, Television, or Communications; essay. Deadline:
March 15, 2020.
Student Driver Scholarship from Yonkers Honda: $1,000.00. Criteria: Essay
describing someone who has been a positive influence in your life & how
they have inspired you. Click link for application/further info. Deadline:
February 4, 2020.
Valley Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship: $ Varies. Criteria: applicants must be
planning to major in a health-related field; volunteer activities do not have to
be specifically from service at Valley Hospital but can be from volunteering
at other area hospitals; 350 word essay; two rec. letters. Award amounts
awarded are based on merit. Click link for further info & application.
Deadline: April 25, 2020.
Young Entrepreneur Scholarship: $1,000.00. Criteria: Compose a 300-400
word essay or film a video (2 - 3 minutes) answering one of the 3 questions
on the above link; Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline: May 31,