College is an expensive investment. Several organizations offer scholarships to help defray the cost of college expenses. The Guidance department has researched various organizations that offer scholarships and the results are below.
A variety of Scholarships available online www.studentscholarships.org Also available in the Counseling center.
Bank of America Students Leader Program – Summer internship in Washington, DC. For all the information on the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, visit www.bankofamerica.com/foundation Deadline, January 27, 2017.
Columbus Citizens Foundation – This scholarship is for students of Italian heritage. For an application and more information go online www.columbusCitizenFD.org Application deadline: February 17, 2017.
Bergen County Chapter of Links Scholarship – This scholarship is available for African American Seniors. Please see Mrs. Valente in the Counseling Center for all the details. Deadline March 3rd, 2017.
New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) – This scholarship is available to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel. Requirements and application can be found online www.nj-esa.org Application deadline is March 10th, 2017.
The Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship – This application is available for Juniors and Seniors. Applications available in the Counseling Center. Application deadline is March 10th, 2017.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Scholarship available for students who plan to pursue a civil engineering curriculum at college. Applications available in the Counseling Center. Deadline, March 24, 2017.
National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) – Requirements for eligibility, criteria and application can be found at http://www.nawc.org/membership/chapters-and-related-groups/new-jersey.aspx or www.njua.com Deadline, April 1, 2017.
New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) – Requirements for eligibility, criteria and application can be found at www.njua.com Deadline, April 8, 2017.
200 Club of Bergen County – Scholarship application available on their website 200CLUB.ORG To be eligible, student must be a child/Stepchild of an active, retired, or deceased Bergen County law enforcement officer, fire fighter, or ambulance corps member. Deadline April 20th, 2017.
Marine Traders Association of New Jersey – For details and application go online mtanj.org/scholarships Deadline May 1st, 2017.
Architects League of Northern New Jersey – Scholarship available for those pursuing a college degree in architecture. Please come to the Counseling Center for an application. Deadline, May 8th, 2017.
Danny Gilmore Scholarship – Available in the Counseling Center
Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship – Applications available in the Counseling center.
** Some clubs offer scholarships to residents. Check your local newspaper and organizations from the town you live in, (Women’s Club, Knights of Columbus, Unico Organization, Lions Club, Banks, Ladies Auxiliary Clubs, Fire Department, VFW, etc.), just to mention a few.**