February SCHOLAR DOLLARS
Gloucester County Minority Coalition Scholarship
Student must be a high school senior of African American, Hispanic, Mexican, Native American or other minority descent and have a minimum 2.5 ( C average) GPA. Applications are available in guidance. Deadline is April 2nd, 2012
New Jersey Center For Tourette Syndrome
Glassboro Community Awareness
This scholarship is for GLASSBORO STUDENTS ONLY. This is for minority students and recognizes the accomplishments of our graduating seniors. Award amounts vary. Please pick up application in guidance. Deadline is April 1st, 2012.
Parents & High School Seniors
Is the FAFSA stressing you out? Help with your FAFSA is now available at GCC. These sessions are offered in the evening and they are FREE but you must call to set up an appointment. Please call 415-2219 for more information.
The Glassboro Orchid Club: $500 Scholarship & $100 Book Awards.
Criteria: African American students who plan to attend a 2 or 4 yr. college (proof of enrollment is required). The applicant must be single. Letters of recommendation, an essay, transcript and financial information are required. Recipients are required to attend a Scholarship Luncheon. Applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline is April 6th, 2012.
New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association
Each school may nominate 1 senior. Interested student should submit a resume including all school activities and leadership positions held. This is geared for activities OTHER THAN SPORTS. Deadline is April 20th, 2012. Any interested senior should drop resume’ off in guidance.
Awards up to $5,000 for NJ high school seniors who plan on pursuing further education. This is open to students pursuing a vocational/technical career or a 2 or 4 year degree from any accredited school/college/university in the Unites States. Deadline for application is March 1st, 2012. Application is available in guidance.
AUSTIN H. SWACKHAMER & FLORENCE V. SWACKHAMER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This trust fund was established to provide scholarships for high school seniors who are attending a high school in Gloucester County, NJ. The Center for Scholarship Administration, Inc. is the facilitator of the scholarship fund. The deadline to apply online is March 19, 2012. Interested applicants may apply online atwww.csascholars.org.
Who is eligible for the scholarship?
1. Applicants must be Christian males
2. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
3. Applicants must be graduates of a high school in Gloucester County, New Jersey
4. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors.
It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need.
One (1) individual prize of a$4,000 scholarship.
Two (2) individual prizes of a$1,000 scholarship.
Eight (8) individual prizes, consisting of$500 scholarships
NJUA: New Jersey Utilities AssociationScholarships
Each year, NJUA awards theNJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarshipto qualified and deserving New Jersey high school seniors who meet the eligibility criteria. In 2012, the Association will award two (2) four year scholarships providing $1,500 per academic year to the students selected by our NJUA Scholarship Committee.
In 2012, NJUA is awarding the NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship to a qualified student who will be pursuing a Trade or Vocational degree at an accredited school. The scholarship is valued at up to a total of $6,000 depending on the total cost of the program to be applied to tuition only.
TheJames R. Leva Scholarshipis sponsored by NJUA to assist NJUA member company employees who are employed in New Jersey or a member of their family in pursuing their higher education goals. The scholarship is named for James R. Leva, Jersey Central Power and Light executive and NJUA President from 1990-1991, whose professional achievements can serve as a model for those who seek to advance themselves professionally through continuing education.
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies is offering two (2) $2,500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field. Please visitwww.nua.comfor application. Deadline is March 31st, 2012
MTV, Get Schooled and the College Board have launched “My College Dollars,” a Facebook application that utilizes information from a user’s Facebook profile – including age, gender and state – to connect students with targeted financial aid opportunities.
Build-A-Bear Workshop®is accepting nominations for its ninth annual Huggable Heroes®program, which recognizes young people, ages eight to 18, who go to extraordinary lengths to make the world a better place. Nomination forms are available at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Deadline for submission is February 27th, 2012. Online entry forms can be printed out and mailed in, or submitted at:http://heroes.lovehugssmiles.com/huggableheroes.aspx.
Great information for all things NJ. This is an excellent link to all NJ colleges and universities including financial aid information. If you are going to school in NJ you MUST check this out!
-Pre-College Summer Program Opportunities for Students (includes a New Jersey Programs Category) -http://www.studenteducationprograms.com
-Links to Scholarships Offered by New Jersey Colleges and Universities -http://www.studentcollegescholarships.com/newjersey.html
-Information for College-Bound Students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, or Other Disabilities -http://www.collegeacademicsupport.com
Foster and Adoptive Family Services(FAFS) offers many scholarships for foster children and children adopted from foster care in NJ. Visit: http://www.fafsonline.org/njfc-scholars-program.html for more information. FAFS has helped countless young people in foster care, adopted from foster care, and in KLG care achieve their dreams of pursuing a post-secondary education. Deadline is March 1st, 2012
ARE YOU THE NEXT BUICK ACHIEVER?
It starts with good grades, but goes beyond. A dedicated student. A leader in school. A volunteer worker. A college-bound and community-minded individual. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom—and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It's a reward for what you've made of yourself and the difference you are making for others.
The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is offering:
Up to $25,000 per year for 100 first-time freshman or existing college students, renewable up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program. $2,000 one-time awards for an additional 1,000 students. Deadline is February 29th, 2012.
_________________________________________________________________ABCO Credit Union
Any high school senior who is a member of ABCO Federal Credit Union (or joins when submitting the application) is eligible to apply for a $1000 credit union college scholarship.
There are two ways a student member of ABCO Federal Credit Union can win a scholarship:
1. From the NJ State Association of Credit Unions (NJCUL)
2. From additional scholarships funded byABCO Federal Credit Union.
Deadline is April 2nd, 2012. To obtain an application, please visit www.goabco.org/scholarships.cfmor contact us at 1-800-225-1859 Ext 3501.
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Creativity and Innovation
This Scholarship is awarded to students who show the most promise as innovative, creative problem solvers, on the basis of their essays, letters of recommendation, and other information included with the application. After determining the award, the Scholarship offers up to $20,000 over four years, based on need. The Scholarship aims to honor innovative students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible. The Scholarship is available for High School Juniors and Seniors, and College Freshmen. The students may either be from any part of the country and attending school in Connecticut or New York, or they may be from Connecticut or New York and attend school in any part of the country.The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Creativity and Innovation. Please visit http://www.rbffoundation.org/scholarship.html #how_to_applyfor a downloadable application or stop in guidance. Deadline is April 30th, 2012.
Gloucester County College Foundation Scholarships
If you are attending Gloucester County College this fall please check out this link. There are too many scholarships to list individually. Go to www.gccnj.edu and click “student services” and on the drop down menu click financial aid.
2012-2013$1,000 NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Tzu Chi Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive an award of $1,000. A small number of Scholars may be further recognized for a four-year total scholarship award of up to $4,000 if certain eligibility requirements and criteria are met. In Chinese, “tzu” means compassion and “chi” means relief. Founded in 1966 by Dharma Master Cheng Yen, the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation has dedicated itself to the areas of charitable services, medical services, education and environmental protection. Guided by the four basic Buddhist principles of kindness, compassion, joy, and unselfish giving, Tzu Chi strives to ease suffering on earth and to inspire compassion in others by promoting community volunteerism, both locally and internationally. Through sincerity, integrity, trust, and honesty, Tzu Chi volunteers serve all who need assistance, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion. In addition, Tzu Chi has established bone marrow registries and provides services for international relief. Application is available in guidance.Deadline is March 9th2012.
AAA South Jerseyis sponsoring its annual essay contest for local high school seniors. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship toward a two-or-four year accredited educational institution. The contest is open to all high school seniors attending school in Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester or Salem counties. Entry forms are available at AAA South Jersey offices in Voorhees, Sewell, Logan Township and Millville, as well as Royal Travel in Vineland. Students can also download the entry form. Pick up application in guidance or visit http://southjersey.aaa.com/Outreach/Scholarship/. The deadline for entries to be received by AAA South Jersey is March 31, 2012.
Cooper Levenson Foundation Scholarship
Community Foundation of NJ
Numerous scholarships available ranging from $5600 to $1055. These scholarships are:
Alfred J. Speak- $5000
J. Oscar & Susan Florence Hunt- $5000
Dominique Lisa Pandolfo- & 5000
Clanseer & Anna Johnson- $ 5600
Harry H. Loundenslager- $ 1055
Elizabeth Clark Loudenslager- $ 1075
For complete details and/or application please visit www.cfnj.org or stop in guidance. Deadline is April 1st, 2012.
David Michael Reid Foundation
NAWC- National Association of Water Companies
This is a $2500 scholarship. Students must: (a) Be a United States citizen, (b) Be a resident of New Jersey and have lived in the state for at least five years, (c) Be a high school senior or college student intending to pursue a degreeat a New Jersey college or university(two- or four-year) as an undergraduate or graduate student (part-or full-time), and (d) Be maintaining at least 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale. Application is available at:
New Jersey Elks
Frank Baldachino Essay Scholarship
Check out the following scholarships at: StudentScholarships.org.
-Shell Oil Technical Scholarship- $2500
-Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship- $1000
-Society of Professional Journalists Essay Scholarship- $1000
-USPAACC Scholarship- $5000