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  • A. Myrtle Hensor Teaching Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Princeton Area Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female graduating students from Princeton High School who are pursuing a career in education. Student must be planning to attend a four-year university or college, a two-year college or a vocational school. Selection is based on financial need, character and achievement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    15 Princess Road
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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  • AIA New Jersey Scholarship
    Varies
    June 12
    Sponsor: NJ Scholarship Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time architectural program located in New Jersey. Students must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must submit a portfolio of current work to be considered for this award.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Miseo Associates, PA Architects
    ATTN: Christine Miseo, AIA
    205 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
    East Hanover, NJ 07936

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  • American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey Member Organization Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    February 7
    Sponsor: American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or above enrolled in an ABET-accredited bachelor's degree program in engineering, a master's degree program in engineering, a doctoral degree program in engineering or an accredited land surveying program. Master's students must either be enrolled in an ABET-accredited program or must hold a bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited school. Doctoral students must hold either an ABET-accredited bachelor's degree or an ABET-accredited master's degree in engineering. They must be U.S. citizens. Selection is based on GPA, personal essay, recommendation letter, work experience and extracurricular involvement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, a personal essay, an official transcript and one recommendation form are required.

    310 West State Street
    Trenton, NJ 08618

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  • Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    June 15
    Sponsor: County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents, accepted into a law school or graduate school and be able to demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    32 Rahway Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202

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  • Benjamin C. Blackburn Scholarship
    Up to $3,000
    April 10
    Sponsor: Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be enrolled in the Landscape and Horticultural Technology Program at County College of Morris and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If awarded the scholarship, the recipient will be expected to give a 10-minute speech on his or her horticultural interests and goals at the Arboretum's annual meeting. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, transcript, a list of the courses that currently are being taken and four letters of recommendation are required.

    The Benjamin C. Blackburn Scholarship Committee
    353 East Hanover Avenue
    P.O. Box 1295
    Morristown, NJ 07962-1295

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  • Bob Stevens Memorial Scholarship
    $1,500
    February 7
    Sponsor: Garden State Scholastic Press Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating New Jersey high school seniors who are nominated by a GSSPA member, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in high school journalism for at least two years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, three or four letters of recommendation and portfolio with work samples are required.

    New Jersey Press Foundation
    840 Bear Tavern Road
    Suite 305
    West Trenton, NJ 08628-1019

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  • Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    BPSF Scholarship Committee
    Attn: Lynne Pelletier
    5121 Chalk Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557

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  • Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 25
    Sponsor: Asian Pacific Community Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors residing in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas or Washington who are enrolling as first-year students in an accredited four-year college in one of the listed states of residency. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a household income that falls at or below the low-income level. There is no ethnicity requirement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1145 Wilshire Boulevard
    Suite 105
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

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  • Celgene's Sol J. Barer Scholarship In Life Sciences
    $2,500
    September 15
    Sponsor: Independent College Fund of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors at a New Jersey independent college or university. They must be majoring in one of the life sciences and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on academic merit and career potential.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, resume, one recommendation letter and personal statement are required.

    797 Springfield Avenue
    Summit, NJ 07901

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  • Clanseer and Anna Johnson Scholarships
    $6,000
    June 30
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must have been born in the United States and be New Jersey residents. They must have an A or B average in science and math-related subjects and maintain above average grades overall. Financial need and merit are considered. Scholarship winners are asked to perform at least ten hours of community service each week for a year following graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 338
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0338

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  • Dominique Lisa Pandolfo Scholarship
    $5,000
    June 30
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must be females who have been nominated by the Dominique Lisa Pandolfo Scholarship Committee. They must exhibit outstanding character, potential, merit, personality and leadership qualities, and they must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be New Jersey residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 338
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0338

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  • Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Grant
    $200-$2,500
    Varies
    Sponsor: New Jersey Commission on Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be able to show financial need and a background of family poverty, and they cannot exceed the established maximum income. They must be enrolled full-time in one of the participating public or private colleges in New Jersey, and they must have been residents of the state for at least 12 months prior to enrollment. Students pursuing a bachelor's degree cannot have any prior baccalaureate degrees, and students pursuing a two-year degree cannot have any previous associate's degrees. Applicants must not major in theology or divinity.

    How to apply: Applications are available from campus EOF directors.

    P.O. Box 542
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: Patriots' Path Council, BSA

    Eligibility: Applicants must provide a description of project, preference will be given to Scouts whose service projects are related to the environment or the nation's economy. Scouts must be accepted to, have applied to or plan to attend a four-year accredited college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Dennis Kohl, Scout Executive
    1 Saddle Road
    Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

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  • Frank McHenry Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    June 14
    Sponsor: Eastern Region USA Roller Skating

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are involved with competitive artistic roller skating in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware. Students must be members of a USA Roller Skating club and be registered to compete in the Eastern Regional Championships. Selection is based on skating participation and success, academic achievement and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    30 Wyndham Road
    Voorhees, NJ 08043

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  • Freehold Soil Conservation District Scholarship
    $2,000
    May 26
    Sponsor: Freehold Soil Conservation District

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Middlesex or Monmouth County, New Jersey, entering the junior or senior year in the fall. Students must major in an area related to conservation of natural resources such as agriculture; forestry; conservation; environmental or soil science; environmental studies, education or policy; resource management or geology.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4000 Kozloski Road
    P.O. Box 5033
    Freehold, NJ 07728

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  • Geisinger Scholarship
    Varies
    January 16
    Sponsor: University of Michigan

    Eligibility: Students must be first year students entering the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must be from one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    College Administration
    1221 Beal Avenue
    Ann Arbor, MI 2102

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  • Grace Moore Scholarship
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: New Jersey Council of Figure Skating Clubs

    Eligibility: Applicants must maintain a New Jersey U.S. Figure Skating club as their home club and have competed in U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competitions for two years for a senior scholarship and one year for a junior scholarship. Selection is based on skating achievement in the disciplines of freestyle, pairs and dance in relation to the skater's age, progress and attitude.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay and certification are required.

    73 Sam Bonnell Drive
    Clinton, NJ 08809

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  • Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    June 15
    Sponsor: County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents, accepted into a law school and be able to demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    32 Rahway Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202

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  • Health Research and Educational Trust Health Career Scholarships
    At least $2,000
    October 4
    Sponsor: New Jersey Hospital Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must be undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students enrolled in a nursing, allied health professions, healthcare administration or hospital administration degree program. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the quality of the personal essay submitted as part of the application.

    How to apply: Application instructions are available online. Applicant contact information, a personal essay, an official transcript and proof of financial need are required.

    760 Alexander Road
    P.O. Box 1
    Princeton, NJ 08543-0001

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  • Italian-American Association of the Township of Ocean Scholarships
    $1,000-$2,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Italian-American Cultural Society of Ocean County, Inc.

    Eligibility: Scholarship monies are allotted for students who have excelled for four years in the Italian Studies Program at Ocean Township High School.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    610 Palmer Ave.
    West Allenhurst, NJ 07711

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  • James and Mary Dawson and Donald Malcolm MacArthur Scholarship
    $7,500
    April 30
    Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in their third or fourth year at a U.S. or Scottish institution or be a full-time graduate student. Students must be of Scottish birth or decent or U.S. citizens who maintain permanent residence in the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania or Virginia. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 9171
    1443 Laurel Hill Road
    Alexandria, VA 22304

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  • Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
    $500-$5,000
    February 5
    Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310

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  • Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Kevin Apuzzio Memorial Foundation Annual Scholarship
    $1,000
    July 31
    Sponsor: Kevin Apuzzio Memorial Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be firefighter 1 and/or NJ EMT-B/P certified and have been active on a fire company or EMS agency for more than 18 months. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA or higher and be a New Jersey student at an accredited four-year college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 5146
    Somerset, NJ 08875

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  • Lance Corporal Phillip E. Frank ~ Fifth Third Bank Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Heart of a Marine Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or discharged military personnel. Students must demonstrate loyalty, patriotism, honor, respect and compassion for others.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1732
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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  • Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Scholarship
    Up to full tuition
    October 1 and March 1
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at an approved New Jersey college.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • LIVE OUT LOUD Educational Scholarship
    $10,000
    March 16
    Sponsor: LIVE OUT LOUD

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior from New York, Connecticut or New Jersey; describe and explain their leadership and service involvement within the LGBTQ community; certify their academic credentials; discuss their financial need and future goals; and write two personal essays, one about the impact of role models on LGBTQ youth, the second on their own LGBTQ leadership experiences. Finalists are interviewed.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    45 West 36th Street
    6th Floor
    New York, NY 10018

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  • Lou Manzione Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior in New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware and registered with USA Hockey. Selection is based on the personal essay, scholastic achievement, the coach and teacher recommendations and extracurricular activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Attn.: Tom Koester, President
    P.O. Box 213
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

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  • Louise Maas Allied Health Professions Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Princeton Area Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female students who are graduating from Princeton High School. Students must be of good character and possess a warm personality who are planning to pursue a career in the allied health professions. Selection is based on financial need, character and achievement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    15 Princess Road
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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  • Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter CMAA Scholarships
    $3,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: Construction Management Association of America-Mid Atlantic Chapter

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate level college students who are pursuing a curriculum related to the construction industry and reside or attend college in Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. Students must have completed one full year of academic studies and have a minimum of one full year of studies remaining.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and must be submitted by email. An application form, an essay and a transcript are required.

    Richard A. Bernardini, PE, CCM, LEED-AP
    c/o Envision Consultants
    P.O. Box 536
    Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

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  • Monk's Home Improvements Service Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Monk's Home Improvements

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or undergraduate students who will be attending college during the upcoming academic year. Students must reside within Monk's service area. Selection is primarily based on demonstration of leadership potential, entrepreneurial thinking and community service.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1095 Mt. Kemble Avenue
    Morristown, NJ 07960

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled in a doctoral or master's degree program in student personnel services or a related field and be involved in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Higher Education Research Scholarship
    Varies
    June 30
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Undergraduate Scholarship for Student Leaders
    Varies
    November 30
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 75 applicants are considered.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACE Eastern Area Scholarship
    $3,000
    January 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and essay scholarship questions are required.

    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145

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  • Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Student Award
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Textile Study Group of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students in a college, school, or university in CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA or VT who create fiber artwork. Students must submit images of their original artwork, artist statement and resume along with their application. This award is available once every three years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 3592
    Grand Central Station
    New York, NY 10163

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  • New Jersey Bankers Education Foundation Scholarships
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: New Jersey Bankers Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be pursuing a college degree or technical or vocational training. They must be spouses, children, stepchildren, grandchildren or persons for whom the soldier provided half of their support for the calendar year and have financial need. The applicant must be a permanent resident of New Jersey, or the soldier must have been a permanent resident of or have lived on a military base in New Jersey.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

    411 North Avenue East
    Cranford, NJ 07016

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  • New Jersey Open Scholarship
    $500
    June 14
    Sponsor: Eastern Region USA Roller Skating

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior who is a member of a USA Roller Skating club in New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware and must compete in the New Jersey Open Invitational. Selection is based on skating achievements and participation, academic success and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    30 Wyndham Road
    Voorhees, NJ 08043

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  • New Jersey Oratorical Contest
    Up to $4,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

    How to apply: Application information is available by email: ray@njamericanlegion.org.

    135 W. Hanover Street
    Trenton, NJ 08618

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  • New Jersey Physician Assistant Foundation/New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants Scholarship
    $1,000
    September 20
    Sponsor: New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a physician assistant degree program at a school located in the state of New Jersey. They must be student members of the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants (NJSSPA). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two reference letters and supporting materials are required.

    760 Alexander Road
    P.O. Box 1
    Princeton, NJ 08543

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  • New Jersey State Elks Special Children's Committee Scholarship
    Up to $2,500
    Mid-April
    Sponsor: New Jersey State Elks

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents and high school seniors with physical handicaps. They must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic standing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by phone.

    665 Rahway Avenue
    P.O. Box 1596
    Woodbridge, NJ 07095

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  • New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship
    Full tuition
    October 1 and March 1
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a dependent child or spouse of a New Jersey resident who was killed in the September 11, 2001 attack, died from resulting injuries or exposure to the attack site or are missing and presumed dead as a result of the attack. Students must be full-time undergraduates, and they may attend any eligible school in the U.S.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • New York Women in Communications Foundation Scholarships
    $10,000
    January 26
    Sponsor: New York Women in Communications Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and must be majoring, declaring a major or pursuing an advanced degree in a communications-related field at an accredited college or university in the United States. Graduate students must already be members of New York Women in Communications.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
    New York, NY 10017

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  • NJ Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship
    Up to full tuition
    September 15
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from a New Jersey high school in the top 20 percent of their class, and they must have been state residents for at least 12 months prior to graduation. Students must enroll full-time in their home county college by the fifth semester after graduating from high school.

    How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • NJ Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship II
    Up to $2,500 a year
    October 1
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Applicants must be county college graduates with an associate's degree, and they must have a GPA of at least 3.0. They must either be NJ STARS recipients or have other full state or federal aid during the semester in which they graduate. Students must be enrolled full-time at a New Jersey four-year college within two semesters of graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • NJCDCA Scholarship
    Varies
    March 17
    Sponsor: New Jersey Cheerleading and Dance Coaches Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior and member of a cheer or dance team that is a New Jersey Cheerleading and Dance Coaches Association member. Selection is based on academic and athletic achievement, community involvement, personal essay and coach recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and include the application form, a personal essay, an official high school transcript and a coach recommendation form.

    Doug Linden
    276 Stamets Road
    Milford, NJ 08848

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  • NJSCA High School Scholarship
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: New Jersey School Counselor Association Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents who will be graduating in the year of application. They must have been accepted to and plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning. A 300-500 word essay is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Sheila Brewer, NJSCA High School Awards Chair
    5 Split Rock Place
    Moorestown, NJ 08057

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  • NJVVM Scholarship Program
    $2,500
    April 10
    Sponsor: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents, be a graduating high school senior and submit an essay on their experience visiting the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 Memorial Lane
    P.O. Box 648
    Holmdel, NJ 07733

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  • Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    June 15
    Sponsor: County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents, accepted into a law school and be able to demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    32 Rahway Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202

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  • Part-Time Tuition Aid Grant
    Up to full tuition
    September 15 (fall and full-year) and February 15 (spring)
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of New Jersey for at least 12 months prior to college enrollment. They cannot have any previous degrees or defaulted student loans. Students must be enrolled in 6-11 credits per semester at an approved New Jersey county college, and they cannot be majoring in theology or divinity.

    How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
    $1,000-$7,500
    January 13
    Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.

    45 Main Street
    Suite 606
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

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  • Riding Into the Future Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 8
    Sponsor: Lependorf & Silverstein P.C.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of New Jersey and be graduating high school seniors or current college students. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4365 US Highway 1
    Suite 104
    Princeton, NJ 08540

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  • Safety Essay Contest
    Up to $250
    January 15
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of New Jersey

    Eligibility: Applicants must be in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade and enrolled in a New Jersey school.

    How to apply: Application information is available from the local Department.

    135 W. Hanover Street
    Trenton, NJ 08618

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  • Sandra M. Glazier Scholarship Fund
    $20,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Princeton Area Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Students must be graduating seniors from an Ocean or Monmouth County high school. Applicants must have a parent who has battled cancer, or is battling cancer or must be battling cancer themselves. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must be enrolled full-time at an accredited university, college or vocational school. Selection will be based on financial need, academic excellence, extracurricular activities, work experience and leadership.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    15 Princess Road
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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  • Sharemoney Immigrant Support Scholarship
    $1,000
    September 1
    Sponsor: Sharemoney

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first and second generation immigrants enrolled or in the process of enrolling in undergraduate degree programs at Rutgers University. An essay submission on a provided prompt is required. Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities and the strength of the essay response.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    c/o Omnex Group Inc.
    580 Sylvan Avenue
    Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

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  • St. Andrew's Society Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC

    Eligibility: Applicants must be of Scottish or Scottish-American descent. Students must be entering their third or fourth year enrolled in a U.S. or Scottish college or university. Full-time graduate students may also apply. Scholarship recipients are based on financial need. U.S. applicants must maintain their permanent residence in Mid-Atlantic region (Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia). Generally 5-10 awards are granted each year, totaling in excess of $20,000.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 9171
    1443 Laurel Hill Road
    Alexandria, VA 22304

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  • Ted Brickley/Bernice Shickora Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15; November 15
    Sponsor: New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents who are enrolled at an accredited New Jersey college or university and must be graduate students or rising undergraduate juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in industrial hygiene, occupational safety, environmental science or a related subject and must be involved in extracurricular activities pertaining to occupational safety. They must have a major GPA of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and one reference letter are required.

    Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
    Attn.: Frank Gesualdo
    7 Becker Farm Road, 2nd Floor
    Roseland, NJ 07068

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  • Tuition Aid Grant
    Up to full tuition
    September 15
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Students must be residents of New Jersey for at least 12 months prior to college enrollment, enroll in an approved New Jersey school and remain in school full-time in an undergraduate program. Applicants cannot have any previous degrees, and they cannot be enrolled in theology or divinity programs.

    How to apply: Applications are available through completion of the FAFSA.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • Urban Scholars Award
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

    Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents for at least 12 months prior to college enrollment, and they must enroll full-time in an approved state college. Students must show outstanding academic achievement in high school through SAT scores and transcripts. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in the top five percent of their class.

    How to apply: Applications are available from high school guidance counselors.

    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625

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  • We've Got Your Back (Easy, No Essay) Scholarship
    $5,000
    September 15
    Sponsor: Sixup Lending

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate college students in a four-year, non-profit, Title IV institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States and reside in one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or Wisconsin.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    77 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 101
    MS-1223
    San Francisco, CA 94111

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