The Local Awards Application will be available in December. 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.
For more information or questions, please email Cherokee's Local Scholarship Coordinator, Mr. Petragnani
Some local scholarships require separate applications. A few of 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 wish to be considered.
Please check the application 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 application for specific requirements and eligibility.
Local and NJ Scholarships:
*Disclaimer: Cherokee High School compiles and makes available this list of scholarships and awards. Cherokee High School in no way represents, guarantees, or warrants the viability, awarding, or funding of any of the scholarships listed below. *
Scholarship Search Websites
- 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. For more information: NJ STARS
Scholarship Basics: - Information about scholarships and where they come from.
Scholarship Tracking Tool - Excel file designed to help track scholarship applications.