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Towson University Band Scholarship  
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13th Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program 
195 Merit Scholarships Totaling $4.7 million. As the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the United States. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors  and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at on of our Partner Institutions. Please visit http://www.waceinc.org
 
 
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 Jack Kent Cooke Foundations College Scholarship Program
 The Foundation will select up to 40 applicants nationwide for this high selective scholarship. Selected students may receive up to $40,000 per year and more. Please visit http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships
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Varsity Tutors Scholarship
 Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
 
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 Scholarships for American High Schools to Students to Study Abroad
 The New Jersey Department of Education is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the U. S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored study abroad programs for U. S. high school students for the 2016-2017 school year. Please click on the following for more information Study Abroad
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 P.L.A.Y. Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
P.L.A.Y. has always made a point to promote compassion towards animals in both our personal and professional lives. The contest is open to US residents. All participants must be enrolled as full time high school juniors or seniors. Entries are limited to one per person. Immediate family members of P.L.A.Y. employees are excluded from this contest. To apply, students will submit an essay with 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and how that involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perceptions on the importance of animal welfare. Please visit their website at http://www.petplay.com/scholarship for further details on the essay requirements and application submission.
 February 15, 2017
 NJACAC Scholarship
 The NJACAC Scholarship Committee solicits applications from students who are residents of New Jersey and are United States Citizens/Permanent residents, following federal guidelines. The Scholarship Committee is offering the following awards: Four $1250 scholarships for 2017 high school graduates who will be attending a 2 or 4 year post secondary institution. Please note that one of the four will be awarded to an alumnus of NJACAC's camp college or college key program. For links to the online application, please click here
 March 1, 2017
 New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarship
The New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarship has been in existence for more than twenty-five years. This year three scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, and two educational awards in the amount of $500, will be awarded to female graduates who intend to pursue a career in the field of education. Please click on the following for more information New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarship
 March 3, 2017
 Constance Pizarro Community Service Leadership Award
 The Constance Pizarro Community Service Leadership Award criteria is as follows: Must be a resident of Somerset or Middlesex Counties of New Jersey, Must be African American or Hispanic female, must be in good academics standing with a minimum of a 2.8 gpa, must attend public school, must have a minimum of 125 community service hours over 4 years of high school, currently holds leadership position in at least one organization, should be a high school senior with plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Please click on the following for more information and the application Constance Pizarro Community Service Leadership Award
 March 3, 2017
 Maurice M. Williams Scholarship
The Maurice M. Williams Scholarship criteria is as follows: Must be a resident of Somerset or Middlesex Counties of New Jersey, must be an under- represented (minority) male or female, must demonstrate financial need, must be in good academic staring with a minimum of a 2.5 gpa, should have served in leadership capacity in school and/or within the community, should be a high school senior with plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Please click on the following link for more information and the application Maurice M. Willilams Schoarship
 March 3, 2017
 Shawn Marie Stephens Memorial Scholarship
The Shawn Marie Stephens Memorial Scholarship criteria is as follows: Must be a resident of Somerset or Middlesex Counties of New Jersey, must be an under- represented (minority) male or female, must demonstrate financial need, must be in good academic staring with a minimum of a 3.0 gpa, must be planning to purse a major in a STEM field, should have served in leadership capacity in school and/or within the community, should be a high school senior with plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Please click on the following link for more information and the application Shawn marie Stephens Memorial Scholarship
 March 3, 2017
Diamond and Pearls Scholarship
 The Diamond and Pearls Scholarship criteria is as follows: Must be a resident of Somerset or Middlesex Counties of New Jersey, must be an minority male student, must demonstrate financial need, must be in good academic staring with a minimum of a 2.5 gpa, should have served in leadership capacity in school and/or within the community, should be a high school senior with plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college. Please click on the following link for more information and the application Diamond and Pearls Scholarship
March 3, 2017
 New Jersey Electronic Security Association
 The New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA), an official chartered chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is pleased to announce the availability of college scholarship awards to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel. A copy of the requirements and application can be found on our website  here
 March 10, 2017
 Sandra F. Cirello Scholarship Memorial Award
This scholarship is open to a graduating senior who has demonstrated acts of kindness and concern for others and who has embodied the caring spirit of Sandra Cirello's life work as a teacher and guidance counselor in the Somerville School System for forty years. Interested seniors should submit an essay about their acts of kindness and service to their school and community to a secretary in the Guidance Office. Please see the guidance office with any questions.
 March 10, 2017
 Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship
 This scholarship will provide financial assistance to qualified generic BSN nursing students interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Past recipients may re-apply. To be eligible for the scholarship you must be a New Jersey resident, enrolling in 2017 Fall Semester of accredited School of Nursing BSN Program and Complete the following application Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship
March 13, 2017
 Jane Q. Goula Memorial Academic Scholarship
 Jane was a kind and compassionate woman who loved her family and friends. She was always ready to lend a helping hand, and she touched the lives of many. Although Jane never attended college, she was a successful business woman who greatly valued educations. Jane passed away in 1997 and her family and friends thought it was fitting to honor her with this academic scholarship with the hope that this scholarship will enable the young person who receives it to enrich his/her life by continuing his/her education. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
March 15, 2017
 George W. Gens Memorial Academic Scholarship
 George W. Gens was a WWII veteran and college professor for more than 30 years. He was a speech pathologist and is considered one of the "fathers" of the field in the state of New Jersey. George valued education and the institutions that enrich the lives of young adults. He provided many with the opportunity to improve their lives and his family is pleased to create this award to honor his legacy. He always looked to assist his family and in his honor, they would like to assist foster and adoptive youth advance their education and realize their full potential. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
 March 15, 2017
 Teresa Zieglhofer Memorial Academic Scholarship
 The Teresa Ziegelhofer Memorial Academic Scholarship was formed when a beloved member of the Ziegelhofer family, Teresa, was taken from them in May 2008, at the age of 30. the Ziegelhofer family had the good fortune of taking in Teresa as a foster child and later adopting her into the family. Theresa did not take the educational opportunities available to her after high school and learned later on in her life the importance of a good education. She came to believe that an education was vital in becoming the best person one could be. At the time of her death, she was pursuing her lifelong dream of achieving an associate's degree. The family knows that Teresa is smiling in heaven watching another "chosen" individual become the recipient of this fine scholarship, so that he/she can pursue the dream that she could not fulfill. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
 March 15, 2017
 Have a Heart Academic Scholarship
 The Have a Heart Academic Scholarship was established to celebrate the foster or adoptive youth with the strength, courage, and dedication to change the world with the power of education. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
 March 15, 2017
 Foster and Adoptive Family Services Employee Academic Scholarship
 Every day, all of FAFS' employees, no matter what their job, take great joy in encouraging and empowering New Jersey's young people who are, or were, in foster care. We are proud of the work we do, but we are more proud of the young men and women we serve, who each refuse to let their difficult past dim their bright future. It is our pleasure to award this scholarship, which will help them realize their dreams of continuing their education and becoming successful and fulfilled adults. Please click on the link for more  Information and Application
 March 15, 2017
 Fran and Jack Borgenicht Opportunity Grant
 This grant honors Fran and Jack Borgenicht, both of whom have a long philanthropic history, particularly in supporting foster, adoptive, and kinship families in Morris County and the State of New Jersey. After Jack's passing, Fran has continued their charitable efforts, serving on several Foundation boards and helping to found the FAFS Foundation in 2008. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
 March 15, 2017
 Jane W. Smullen Opportunity Grant
 The grant is in memory of Jane, who worked tirelessly giving in her profession as a nurse, as a deacon at her church, as a member of The Eastern Star and with numerous other organizations, as well as in her day-to-day life. When she saw someone with a need, she did what she could to help them. Jane was truly an inspiration to all who knew her. She knew hardships and realized that there are times in life when someone needs an helping hand. At the age of 50, she was granted a full scholarship to go to nursing school and took every opportunity to pass her good fortune on to others. This grant, in her name, will continue to carry her spirit of kindness to others. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
March 15, 2017
 Hattie Talley Opportunity Grant
 Hattie Talley was one of the founding members of Foster and Adoptive Family Services and the first President of FAFS. As an adoptive, biological and foster parent, Ms. Talley personified the caring, nurturing spirit that enables resource parents to open their hearts and homes to New Jersey's children most in need. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
 March 15, 2017
 Bernard and Sue Dondiego Opportunity Grant
 This grant honors Bernie and Sue Dondiego, both of whom are founding members and past presidents of FAFS. They have been dynamic child advocates for almost a half-century. During this time, they fostered 38 children. Sadly, Bernie Dondiego, passed away in July 2015. Sue continues to be actively involved by serving on several FAFS committees. Sue and Bernie's invaluable services continue to aid FAFS in achieving its mission to improve the lives of our children. Please click on the link for more Information and Application
March 15, 2017
 Van Doren Scholarship
 To be eligible for a Van Doren Scholarship, a candidate must be a Somerset county resident who is attending or planning to attend as a full-time student an accredited four-year college or university, a two-year college, or a post high school trade or nursing school. Students may apply during their senior year of high school and during any year of their post secondary school studies. Please visit the website at VanDoren Scholarship for the downloadable application.
March 21, 2017
James Adamec Memorial Scholarship
 The James Adamec Memorial Scholarship is in honor of former Somerville Board of Education member James M. "Jim" Adamec. This scholarship offers a $2,500 award to a graduating senior intending to major in mathematics, engineering, science or finance. Interested students should display academic achievement and a strong work ethic. Application and essay are due to the Somerville High School Guidance Office by Friday, March 31, 2017. Please click here for the application
 March 31, 2017
 Somerset County School Nurses Association
The Somerset County School Nurses Association is a voluntary professional organization that provides continuing education for its members and promotes high standards of care to meet the needs of the students and staff in our county schools. School Nursing is a specialty within the nursing profession. As a professional organization we want to promote school nursing and support those wishing to make their nursing career choice by offering a $1000.00 scholarship to a qualifying high school senior. Please click on the following links for more information Somerset County Scholarship Guidelines Scholarship Instructions
April 7, 2017
 Betsy Niles Scholarship
 The Betsy Niles Scholarship is offered in memory of Betsy Niles, a children's book editor and lifelong resident of Montclair. Betsy died in 2011 and, in keeping with her tradition of lifelong giving, her organs were donated. Scholarship awardees must be awareness advocates or have been personally affected by or is a family member of someone personally affected by organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Please click on the following link for more information and a copy of the application Betsy Niles Scholarship Application
April 7, 2017
 Missy's Miracle Scholarship
The Missy's Miracle scholarship was created in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Missy Rodriguez's liver transplant.  Scholarship awardees must be awareness advocates or have been personally affected by or is a family member of someone personally affected by organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Please click on the following link for more information and a copy of the application Missy's Miracle Scholarship Application
 April 7, 2017
 NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship
 Each year, the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) awards the NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship to a qualified, deserving New Jersey high school senior who meets the eligibility criteria. This year, the Association will award two four year scholarship providing $1500 per academic year to students selected by our Scholarship Review Committee who will be attending college in New Jersey. Requirements for eligibility, selection criteria and application forms for scholarship programs can be found on the Associations website at NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship
 April 8, 2017
 Von Stade Music Scholarship
 This is a $1000 scholarship, to one senior planning on majoring in music next year. The time and place of the auditions will be announced. Interested seniors are encouraged to see their school's music director or contact Lilian Tarentino at 908-725-0737 for more information and a copy of the application.
 April 14, 2017
 Rotary Club of Somerville and Bridgewater
 To be eligible for this scholarship please include a copy of your transcript, no more than two letters of recommendation and a 500 word essay. Please click on the link for more information Rotary Club of Somerville and Bridgewater Application
April 14, 2017
VNA of Somerset Hills Scholarship
 The Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills has established an annual nursing scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize outstanding individuals who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership and extracurricular activities and who are planning to attend a baccalaureate degree program in nursing. Please click on the following link for the application VNA Scholarship Application
April 14, 2017
2017 ETS Employees' Community Action Fund Scholarship Program
 The ETS ECAF Scholarship program was established to assist New Jersey students who wish to attend college and who might not be able to achieve their dream of attaining a degree without the assistance of a scholarship. This program specifically seeks to help graduating public high school seniors facing hardships, including but not limited to financial need. Scholarships of up to $10,000 wil be awarded to selected students who are pursing a degree from two or four year accredited non profit schools. More details about the scholarship and application process are described in the enclosed document. Interested students may complete the online scholarship application at http://aim.applyists.net/ECAFNJ
April 21, 2017
NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome
The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. is proud to announce the 2017 scholarship awards to graduating New Jersey high school seniors diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. The top award is $1000. Please click on the following link for more information and a copy of the application NJ Center for Tourette Syndrom
 April 21, 2017
 Liesel Krehan Memorial Scholarship
 Mid New Jersey Youth Soccer Association annually awards two $1000 scholarships to a graduating male and female senior who played, refereed or was a youth trainer in MNJYSA during their high school years. Please click on the following link for more information and a copy of the application Liesel Krehan Memorial Scholarship
 May 15, 2017
 Got a Spine Scholarship
 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be attending college or university no later than October of 2016 on a full time basis and have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarship.org/2017_college_scholarships.php
June 2, 2017
 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be currently attending or planning on attending a post secondary institution in the US no later than the fall of 2017. Submit a short story where detailed instructions can be found on the application page. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/colleg_scholarship_applications.php
June 15, 2017
 Lift Parts Express Scholarship
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be a current senior in high school or a freshman/sophomore in college/university. Be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2017. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php
 June 30, 2017