The Local Awards Application will be available in December. Hard copies of the application will be available in the Counseling Center. All seniors are encouraged to complete this application. Community organizations offer local scholarships and awards to graduating seniors. This application will allow you to be considered for each scholarship and award.
Some local scholarships require separate applications. Those scholarships will be available at the bottom of this page under the heading Local & NJ Scholarships. These applications must be filled out in addition to the General Application for Local Scholarships if you want to be considered. Please check the applications for specific requirements and eligibility.
In addition, many scholarships are offered by various companies and organizations on a national level. Some of those scholarship opportunities will be on this page under the heading National Scholarships. Please check the applications for specific requirements and eligibility.
Scholarship Search Websites **You should never pay for a scholarship search. There are plenty of reputable free sites available.**
- https://www.questbridge.org/ - (For low income, high achieving students)
New Jersey Stars: A scholarship program exclusively for New Jersey residents that covers the cost of tuition at New Jersey's 19 community colleges. Students who rank in the top 15 percent of their high school class at the end of either junior or senior year may be eligible. Visit www.njstars.net for details.
Scholarship Basics: - Information about scholarships and where they come from.
Scholarship Tracking Tool - Excel file designed to help track scholarship applications.
Local and NJ Scholarships:
Rolling Thunder Scholarship
Awarding 3 $1000 scholarships for post-high school education. Must be a child of a military member, veteran or fallen soldier. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline is March 31, 2020.
The New Jersey JCI Senate
Offering $1,000 grants to high school seniors who are US citizens graduating from US accredited schools, and plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline: January 14, 2020
The NJ Society of Certified Public Accountants
Awards $7,000 scholarships to college-bound New Jersey high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting which includes not less than 24 accounting credits. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, standardized test scores, essay and personal interview. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline: December 11, 2019
The Delaware Valley Mensa organization
Offers awards for those seniors who will be enrolled in an accredited American institute of post-secondary education next fall. Awards are based on various criteria. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline: January 15, 2020
The Janet Logan Daily Foundation
Awarding a $10,000 scholarship. Must be a high school senior from NJ who enrolls full-time in an accredited university or college in the US. Student must have routinely demonstrated maturity and integrity within and beyond the classroom. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline: April 1,2020
Sixt Rent a Car Scholarship Program
Awarding 5 students a $5,000 towards their study at any 2 or 4-year course at an accredited university. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline: November 30, 2019.
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
Awarding scholarships to students who set and reach ambitious goals, demonstrate drive and determination, respect for self, family and community, and the ability to succeed in college. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline December 15, 2019
Opportunities for members of FIRST Robotics Team
CLICK HERE to see if you are eligible for a scholarship through your academic achievement and your participation in Robotics. Deadlines range 1/1/20-4/30/20.
Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Awarding $500 to $5,000 to several hundred high school seniors from across the United States who are planning a career in government service and show particular interest in moral courage, character and duty to state and country. For requirements and application, CLICK HERE. Deadline: January 15, 2020