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    Towson University Band Scholarship   Find out more information at http://www.towsonband.com Email tigerband@towson.edu Call 410-704-5485               ____________________
    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 one of our Partner Institutions. Please visit http://www.waceinc.org
     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 ____________________
    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
     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  ____________________
    College Board Scholarship The College Board Opportunity Scholarships lay out six simple steps that all students can take to get into college. Completing each step will earn a chance for a scholarship; completing all six will ear students a chance to win $40,000 for their college education. For more information and how to complete the six steps please click on the following link College Board Scholarship

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    Connections for the Future Scholarship $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. The connections for the Future Scholarship provides financial support and recognition of students with disabilities graduating from a public school program as they pursue post secondary training, education or other opportunitites'. For more information and an application please visit Connections for the Future Scholarship

    No hard deadline has been determined as of publication time.

    Internship Opportunity Assemblyman Roy Freiman seeks interns for his office in Hillsborough. This internship term runs from September through December. Our ideal candidate is an organized and committed student who is eager to join a fast paced environment and build upon their knowledge of the legislative process. Candidates should be professional, quick learners, and phenomenal team players. This internship is unpaid. Ties to LD 16 are helpful, but not necessary. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Oleh Matviyishyn at omatviyishyn@njleg.org

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    LM Scholarship

    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program by September 2019, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay prior to the submission deadline. For more information please click on the following link LM Scholarships

    May 31, 2019
    NJ Hall of Fame

    Two scholarships for high school students are awarded and our students are eligible for $5000 each.   The deadline for the student essays is June 1st. Please click on the link for more info NJ Hall of Fame Scholarship

     June 1, 2019
    Women Forward in Technology Scholarship

    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be a woman who is planning a career in one of the STEM fields, be attending at a US accredited university. Applications can be found by going to Women Forward in Technology Scholarship

    June 15, 2019
    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 Canada or the US not later than the Fall of 2019, have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. For more information please click on the link Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

    June 15, 2019
    Horation Alger Association of Distinguished Americas

    To be eligible for the Horation Alger National Career and Technical Scholarship Program, appicants must fulfill the following criteria: Have completed high school by Spring, be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree, attend a not for profit post secondary institution, demonstrate financial need, be under the age of 30 and be a US citizen. Application can be found at Horatio Alger Scholarship

    June 15, 2019
    Lift Parts Express

    To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be a currnet senior in High School and a legal resident of the United States or Canada, be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2019. Applications can be found by going to Lift Parts Express

    June 30, 2019
    Peter N. Davis Scholarship

    The law offices of Peter N. Davis are passionate about seeing students learn and grow through education, as they understand that the true value of education is priceless. However, they also understand that education does come with costs, so they are offering a scholarship in the amount of $1000.  For more information, including the application requirements click on the link Peter N. Davis Scholarship.  


    August 14, 2019