Scholarships

NVD SCHOLARSHIPS
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*  Applications are listed in order of "Deadline" due date.  
Joseph Taub Scholar Athlete Award 
Deadline  -10/12/2018
            The Joseph Taub Scholar Athlete Awards Program honors student-athletes in their senior year who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, their schools, and within their communities. Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used them to create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.
Two JCC Scholar Athletes (one male and one female) will each receive a $3,600 college scholarship.

Eligibility: current high school senior, current member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after school sports (e.g.  intramurals, martial arts, etc.), must have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.o or higher from grade 9 thru first semester 12th.
Please visit the website below for more detailed information.
http://www.jccotp.org/scholar_athlete_award.aspx



Elks National Foundation-Most Valuable Student Scholarship  
Deadline  -11/15/2018

            Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. Any graduating high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply.
Applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
Applications are available online only. 
For details and to access the application,
visit: enf.elks.org/mvs


Sixt Rent a Car Scholars Program 
Deadline  -11/30/2018

            Sixt rent a car has established a scholarship program to assist high school students who plan to continue their college education. Scholarships are offered each year to students seeking to study full-time at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
They are offering 5 high school students $5000
Eligibility:
*Be a graduating high school senior
*Plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate study at an accredited two year or four year college or university for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
*Have a minimum grade point average of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale
Please visit the website below for more detailed information.
https://www.scholarsapply.org/sixt/

Thiel Fellowship Scholarship
Deadline  -12/31/2018
To be eligible for the $100,000 Thiel Fellowship scholarship a student must:
A) Be under the age of 22
B) Be interested in designing and building things.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14065/thiel_fellowship_scholarship.php 


Very Important Person Scholarship
Deadline  -12/31/2018
To be eligible for the $5,000 Very Important Person scholarship a student must:
A) Be a United States citizen and currently enrolled in high school or college
B) Be at least 13 years of age or older
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php  


CrossLites Scholarship
Deadline  -12/31/2018 
To be eligible for the $4,000.00 CrossLites scholarship a student must:
A) Be a high school, College, or Graduate School student
B) Write a reflective essay based on one of Dr. Parker's quotes or messages.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12561/crosslites_scholarship_scholarship.php 


Harris Poll Scholarships
Deadline - 12/31/2018
To be eligible for the $1,000.00 Harris Poll scholarship a student must:
A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC
B) Be 13 years or older at the time of entry
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14084/harris_poll_scholarship_scholarship.php


Imagine America Scholarships
Deadline  -12/31/2018 
To be eligible for the $1,000.00 Imagine America scholarship a student must:
A) Have a high school grade point average of 2.5 or greater
B) Have Financial Need
C) Demonstrate voluntary community service during senior year
Applications can be found by going to:


Scholar Points Scholarship
Deadline - 12/31/2018
To be eligible for the $10,000.00 Scholar Points scholarship a student must:
A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US
B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php

Overachievers Student Grant
Deadline - 12/31/2018

To be eligible for the $12,500.00 Overachievers scholarship a student must:
A) Be in middle school or high school
B) Be a person who is making a difference in others' lives outside the classroom.
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14651/overachievers_student_grant_scholarship.php


MIT THINK Scholars Program
Deadline-  01/01/2019

To be eligible for the $500.00 MIT THINK Scholars Program scholarship a student must:
A) Be a full-time high school student attending a public, private, or home school at the time of your application
B) Be a U.S. resident during the 2018-2019 school year 
Applications can be found by going to:  
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12729/mit_think_scholars_program_scholarship.php


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline  -01/04/2019
For high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.  Up to $40,000 per Scholar.  For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships, or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships


Ron Brown Scholarship Program
Deadline  -01/09/2019
To be eligible for the $40,000 Ron Brown Scholarship Program you must:
A) Be a Black/African American that excels academically
Applications can be found by going to:
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9535/ron_brown_scholarships_program_scholarship.php


NASA Scholarship
Deadline  -01/10/2019
To be eligible for the $2,900.00 NASA scholarship a student must:
A) Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
B) Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S.  accredited college or university in the Fall of 2019
Applications can be found by going to:  
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13365/nasa_scholarship_scholarship.php


APIA Scholars General Scholarship Program
Deadline  -01/10/2019
The APIA Scholars (formerly APIASF) General Scholarship Program funds low-income, Asian and Pacific Islander American minority students with a variety of financial packages every year.  There is a special focus on students who have high financial need, are first in their families to attend college, represent the diversity of the APIA community, and have exhibited a strong emphasis on community service.
For more information about eligibility requirements and to obtain the online application, visit 
https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/scholarships-for-asian-and-pacific-islander-students/


United States JCI Foundation Scholarship 
Deadline  -01/11/2019
To be eligible for the $1,000.00 United States JCI Foundation scholarship a student must:
A) Be a graduating high school senior
B) Plan to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational school 
Applications can be found by going to:  
https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12734/united_states_jci_senate_scholarships_scholarship.php


Frank Baldachino Essay Award Scholarship
Deadline  -02/01/2019

One Male and one Female student-athlete will be selected for this scholarship based on their submitted essay on "How High School Athletics Has Impacted My Life?"
1 - The students must have achieved at least (2) of the following:
a) minimum of B+ average
b) ranked in the top 25% of class
c) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1500 (Math, Reading and Writing).
2 - Applicant must have participated in 2 sports for 2 years in each sport
3 - Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of 2 sports
4 - Applicant must have a letter of recommendation signed from the high school athletic administrator/director
 All materials must be postmarked to the NIAAA Liaison no later than 2/1/19.
Please visit your Naviance account for the application.



New Jersey Shout Down Drugs! 
Entry Deadline  -02/01/2019

For entry forms & contest rules, visit:  https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.shoutdowndrugs.com
First Place will receive a $5000 music contract; second place a $3000 contract and third place a $2000 contract.  A Statewide Concert on Friday, May 10, 2019 will feature county finalists at Rutgers University Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ.


 National Foundation Legacy Awards 

Deadline  -02/01/2019

            Any child or grandchild of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2016, that is a paid-up to date Elk member  on or before March 31, 2019.
High School Senior.
For more information about eligibility requirements and to obtain the online application, visit http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm



Bank of America's Student Leaders Program 
Deadline  -02/01/2019
Students will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where they will learn first-hand about the needs of ours communities and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, they will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where they will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs. For more information regarding this opportunity please visit https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders


Woman's Club of Haworth Scholarship
Deadline  -03/01/2019
You must be resident of Haworth. The $1200 scholarships will be awarded to the students who, in the opinion of the Committee, best combine academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and social service.  Financial aid will not be a consideration. 
You can pick up the application in the Guidance Office or visit your Naviance Family Connection Account.  
INCOMPLETE AND/OR LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED.



Alliance 2019 Scholarships
Deadline  - 03/01/19
$1000 for a graduating public school senior with disabilities from Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Somerset, Union, Warren or Sussex County.  This scholarship is open only to graduates of public schools from the above mentioned NJ counties.
For more information please visit:
https://specialeducationalliancenj.org/alliance-scholarships/#connections_scholarship


Foster & Adoptive Family Services Scholarship 
Deadline  -03/01/2019
Multiple awards to apply for, please visit www.fafsonline.org . If you have any questions regarding the application process, please feel free to contact the Scholarship Department at 800-222-0047 


New Jersey Schoolwomen's Club Scholarship 
Deadline  -03/04/2019

THE NEW JERSEY SCHOOLWOMEN’S CLUB is a group of women educators engaged in all aspects of public education in New Jersey.  The objectives of the club include promoting the interests of our profession, encouraging capable young women to become educators, and recognizing outstanding women in the field of education.
Any young woman who is a senior in a New Jersey high school and is a New Jersey resident is invited to apply.  She should be planning to complete a professional program (minimum baccalaureate) leading to a degree and certification in the field of education.

Scholarships to be Awarded
The Jeannette Hodge, Mary Ann Giovannini, and Patricia Barber memorial scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, and two educational awards, in the amount of $500, will be awarded for academic achievement.  Involvement in extra-curricular and community service activities will also be considered.
For more information about eligibility requirements and to obtain the application,
visit your Naviance Family Connection account.


Tzu Chi Scholars
Deadline   -03/09/19

Open to all High School Seniors. Selected on basis of financial need, academic achievement and community involvement
For more information about eligibility requirements and to obtain the application, 
visit 
your Naviance Family Connection account.



Louis Bay  2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition
Deadline   -03/11/19
Closter and Haworth residents.
Approximately a 500 word essay is required on "What My Municipal Government Does Best"
Return completed application and essay to your hometown mayor's office.
Application is attached.

This scholarship is open to Juniors and Seniors.


American Society of Civil Engineers
Deadline   -03/22/19
The North Jersey Branch of the ASCE is pleased to offer two $1500 scholarships to graduating seniors who intend to pursue a college career in Civil Engineering.  For an application, please visit your Naviance Family Connection account.


William E. Remington Good Citizenship Award
Deadline   -03/22/19
The William E. Remington Good Citizenship Award is presented to young men and women, 21 years or younger, who are members in good standing of the Ridgewood YMCA. The recipients are those who have given significant service to their communities, religious organizations, schools and service organizations. Up to a $1,000 award may be given annually. 
Please visit your Naviance account for the application. Please return the application to Ridgewood YMCA, Ernest Lamour, 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ . 07450 


Nancy Wallace Youth Volunteer Scholarship  Award
Deadline   -03/22/19
The Nancy Wallace Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award is presented to student that over the past two years has completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work and maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater.  The student must be under the age of 19 on the day of the application deadline. An award of up to $250 may be given annually.  
Please visit your Naviance account for the application. Please return the application to Ridgewood YMCA, Ernest Lamour, 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ . 07450 



2019 Cathay Bank Scholarship Program
Deadline   -03/27/19
Grants students 20 - $1,000 in scholarship awards for high school seniors planning to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student in Fall of 2019.
To apply please visit:
https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.apcf.org/2019-cathay-bank-scholarship-program


2019 Royal Business Bank Scholarship 
Deadline   -03/27/19
Grants students 25 - $1,000 in scholarship awards for high school seniors planning to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student in Fall of 2019. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.apcf.org/2019-royal-business-bank-scholarship-program/


2019 Mega Bank Scholarship Program 
Deadline   -03/27/19
Grants students 10 - $1,000 in scholarship awards for high school seniors planning to attend college as a full-time, degree-seeking student in Fall of 2019.  For more information and how to apply, please visit 
http://www.apcf.org/2019-mega-bank-scholarship-program/


2019 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund 
Deadline   -03/27/19
Grants 10 - $5,000 scholarship awards to students of Taiwanese descent planning to attend a university/college in the U.S. in Fall of 2019.  For more information and how to apply, please visit
 https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.tascholarshipfund.org/2019-tasf-scholarship-overview/


Visions Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Deadline - 03/31/2019
Students must be credit union members and attending college in the Fall.    Criteria will include: community involvement, an essay, and academic achievements/records.
Please apply online at:
https://www.visionsfcu.org/scholarships 


OCA- NJ Essay Scholarship
Deadline - 04/01/2019

Must be of Asian-American descent, be a college bound high school senior and have parental consent.  Please submit the attached form with a letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor, teacher, scout leader, worship leader, organization leader or employer.  
Essay is to be 2 pages, "double spaced" with 1 inch margins. (500-525 words) one copy of the essay must be submitted with the essay application and one copy of the essay is to be sent electronically to oca.njmembership@gmail.com
All essays, application and required paperwork must be postmarked by April 1, 2019. Please mail to:
OCA-NJ Essay Scholarship
L. Ray Lee
16 Meadow Lane
Verona, NJ . 07044
NOTE:  Do not put your name on the essay.  Be sure your email address is on the upper right hand corner of each page.  


2019 200 Club of Bergen County Essay Scholarship
Deadline - 04/01/2019
The essay Scholarship is OPEN to all graduating seniors. 
You do NOT need to have an affiliation to Law Enforcement, Fire or Emergency Medical Services and your parents do NOT need to be a member of the 200 Club of Bergen County.

Affiliation with Police, Fire or Emergency Medical Services is NOT necessary. Please submit a minimum 500 word essay to Mrs. Kohler in the Guidance Office no later than 4/1/19.  


National Council of Jewish Women Scholarship
Deadline - 04/01/2019
 The topic of the essay should be:
Within your age group, do you think the men and women who serve as First Responders (Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services) are thought of in high regard or with respect? Do you think your peers have an understanding as to what is needed in terms of the education and training to be a First Responder?  At any time in your life did you have a program thru your school or community that offered an introduction to you as to what a First Responder is?  If so, what was the program and how did that impact your perception on First Responders?  Would you ever consider serving in any of the disciplines and if so why or why not?


Female member of Jewish Faith, high academic standing, active in school activities, involved in community service, may have financial need and has been accepted to attend a 4 yr college or university. 

Please see the attached application that needs to be returned to Mrs. Kohler in the Guidance Office no later than April 1, 2019.


Janet Logan Daily Foundation Scholarship 

Deadline - 04/01/2019
Applicants must meet the following criteria: students must have worked an average of 30 hours per week during the summer since the age of 16 (paid positions only), actively participate in at least one extra-curricular activity, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Financial need may be considered when selecting the recipient.
$10,000 (evenly disbursed over four years)
Applications can be found by going to:   http://janetlogandailyfoundation.org/application.asp


National Association of Water Companies New Jersey Chapter Scholarship
Deadline 04/01/2019
Offering two $2500 scholarships to high school seniors who will be attending a New Jersey college/university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field.  For more information, the application and the criteria for this scholarship please go to :
http://www.nawc.org/membership/chapters-and-related-groups/new%20jersey.aspx


Future Nurse Leadership Scholarship   
Deadline 04/02/2019
The VNA scholarship is exclusive to nursing students either entering into a BSN program or currently enrolled in a BSN program for the 2019 Fall semester.  Four nursing students will be selected and each scholarship award is $500.00
For more information and to receive the scholarship application packet, please visit their website: 
https://www.vnahg.org/nursescholarships
* . Click on scholarship application packet (PDF) to view or print
* . Scan all completed forms and required documents as PDF to scholarship@vnahg.org
* . All forms and required documents must be received no later than April 2, 2019.


NJCTS Youth Scholarship Award   
Deadline 04/05/2019
This award is offered to a NJ high school senior who has been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and will continue his or her education at a college or trade school in the fall.
Copies of the application can be downloaded form
 https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.njcts.org 


NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship

Deadline - 04/06/2019
Requirements for eligibility, selection criteria and the application form can be found on the Associations' website at https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.njua.com
Two four year scholarships at $1500 per academic year are being offered.


NJUA Trade & Vocational School Scholarships
Deadline - 04/06/2019
Will be pursuing a Trade or Vocational degree at an accredited school located in NJ.  You can locate the application above or athttps://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.njua.com
Two scholarships  -  $1,500/per academic year


Bergen County School Counselor Association Scholarship 
Deadline  -04/09/2019

Student must plan to become a school counselor or teacher.  For an application, please
visit your Naviance Family Connection account.



2019 200 Club of Bergen County Affiliation Scholarship
Deadline - 04/17/2019
To be eligible, the student must be a graduating high school senior and the child or stepchild of an active, retired or deceased Bergen County law enforcement officer, fire fighter or ambulance corps member.  This includes: FBI, DEA, ATF, NJ State Police, Palisade Interstate Commission Police, Port Authority Police, Prosecutor's Office, Sheriff's Office who work in Bergen County.  Applicants may qualify on their own merit if they are members of the ambulance corps, police or fire auxiliary and have been so before September 1, 2018.  The Affiliation Scholarship application may be found on the 200 Club web-site, 200club.org under the Scholarship heading.
The 200 Club of Bergen County will be awarding six (6) student's $5000.00 each.   
Deadline- Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 5:00pm



2019 Student-View Scholarship Program
Deadline  -04/22/2019
The 2019 Student-View Scholarship program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a 4 year college, community/junior college or career school. The program includes:
1-$4000 scholarship
2 $1000 scholarships
10- $500 scholarships
It is quick and easy to apply.  Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about college in your area.  
The winner will be announced in May, 2019.  


Pomptonian-Giovina Coscia Memorial Scholarship 
Deadline  -04/30/2019
This scholarship is available to graduating seniors in any of the high schools Pomptonian serves. Children of Pomptonian employees are not eligible for this award. Decisions will be based on a combination of factors including: Students pursuing a career in Culinary Arts or Restaurant, Hotel and Hospitality Management, financial need, work experience, community service, quality and substance of essay and (2) letters of recommendation. All applications must be received at the address below by
April 30, 2019.
You can obtain the application by logging in to your Naviance account.
Mail completed applications to:
Mrs. Candy Vidovich
Vice President
Pomptonian Food Service
3 Edison Place
Fairfield, NJ 07004-3511
Or email PomptonianScholarship@gmail.com



Marjorie Dotson Scholarship 
Deadline  -04/30/2019

CLOSTER FEMALE RESIDENTS ONLY:
   This scholarship is available to female Closter residents only.
Pick up the application from Mrs. Kohler in the Guidance Office. 
The application must be returned by May 2, 2019 to Mrs. Kohler in the Guidance Office.




KH & L Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship 
Deadline  -05/08/2019
Must be a resident of Closter for at least five years.
A letter of acceptance from the institution you plan to attend must be included.
A brief letter why you should be considered for this scholarship.
Judged on volunteer work/activities in community and citizenship/leadership potential as well as character and academic performance.
The application can be obtained by signing into your Naviance account and it must be mailed no later than 5/8/19 to:
K.H. & L. Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship Committee
C/O Mrs. Janice Pierro, Secretary
168 Herbert Avenue
Closter, NJ 07624



Columbians College Scholarship Program
Deadline 05/15/2019
Must be of Italian Heritage, Financial Need, Academic Achievement, SAT scores, Community and Extracurricular Involvement and Complete an Essay.
For an application, please visit your Naviance Family Connection account.


B. Davis Scholarship 

Deadline  -05/24/2019

            This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
Describe the 3 characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual. 
Please visit the website below to apply and for more detailed information.
http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Deadline  -06/14/2019
Full details are available on website. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of website.
Please visit the website below to apply and for more detailed information.
http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm


Legal Scholarship
Deadline  -06/15/2019
This scholarship is open to a college accepted high school senior who has a 3.0 or higher GPA and plans to pursue a law-related degree.  
For more information, application instructions & deadline dates, please visit https://www.myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship/2018-2019/


Bergen County Clerks Office "Five Star Student Award"
Clerk Hogan wants to acknowledge and award the efforts of bright students and have them share their stories, inspiring others in the process.  We encourage students to write and submit his/her story along with any photos and/or videos, showing why they merit the "Five Star Student Award" recognition. 
Please visit: http://www.bergencountyclerk.org/Contests for further information or
Send directly to Mark Romano, Chief of Staff
Bergen County Clerks Office
One Bergen County Plaza
Hackensack, NJ . 07601-7076 




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            A variety of scholarships are listed on the website that students may be eligible for.  https://nvd.nvnet.org/cms/www.scholarshipguidance.com
 

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            A variety of scholarships which students may be eligible for are listed on this website.  http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php

You can locate this list at http://dmhs.nvnet.org/dmhs_guidance/scholarships or in Naviance



We will update daily as new scholarships become available.

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Updated on webpage and Naviance - 2/19/19