College Scholarships for New Jersey

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Deadline
March 12 and April 11
Amount
$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey
    116 Village Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or above enrolled in an ABET-accredited bachelor's degree program in engineering, a master's degree program in engineering, a doctoral degree program in engineering or an accredited land surveying program. Master's students must either be enrolled in an ABET-accredited program or must hold a bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited school. Doctoral students must hold either an ABET-accredited bachelor's degree or an ABET-accredited master's degree in engineering. They must be U.S. citizens. Selection is based on GPA, personal essay, recommendation letter, work experience and extracurricular involvement.
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Deadline
April 2
Amount
Up to $2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum
    P.O. Box 1295
    Morristown, NJ 07960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Jersey residents. They must have earned at least 24 credits towards a degree in floriculture, landscape design, agronomy, plant science, environmental science, botany or horticulture at an accredited college or university. They must have plans to pursue a career in one of these fields after graduation. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. If awarded the scholarship, the recipient will be expected to to give a 10-minute speech on his or her horticultural interests and goals at the Arboretum's annual meeting. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
February 13
Amount
$1,500
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation Fund
    5121 Chalk Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the East Coast surfing community. Rising high school seniors, current undergraduate college students and returning students may apply regardless of age. Two letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay are required. Previous applicants and winners may reapply each year.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Community Foundation of New Jersey
    P.O. Box 338
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0338
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been born in the United States and be New Jersey residents. They must have an A or B average in science and math-related subjects and maintain above average grades overall. Financial need and merit are considered. Scholarship winners are asked to perform at least ten hours of community service each week for a year following graduation.
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Deadline
October 12
Amount
Up to $10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been 21 years old or younger and residents of the state of New Jersey during the time of their heroic act.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Community Foundation of New Jersey
    P.O. Box 338
    Morristown, NJ 07963-0338
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be females who have been nominated by the Dominique Lisa Pandolfo Scholarship Committee. They must exhibit outstanding character, potential, merit, personality and leadership qualities, and they must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be New Jersey residents.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$200-$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
    P.O. Box 542
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be able to show financial need and a background of family poverty, and they cannot exceed the established maximum income. They must be enrolled full-time in one of the participating public or private colleges in New Jersey, and they must have been residents of the state for at least 12 months prior to enrollment. Students pursuing a bachelor's degree cannot have any prior baccalaureate degrees, and students pursuing a two-year degree cannot have any previous associate's degrees. Applicants must not major in theology or divinity.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Eastern Region USA Roller Skating
    30 Wyndham Road
    Voorhees, NJ 08043
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who are involved with competitive artistic roller skating in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware. Students must be members of a USA Roller Skating club and be registered to compete in the Eastern Regional Championships. Selection is based on skating participation and success, academic achievement and financial need.
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Deadline
April 19
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Freehold Soil Conservation District
    4000 Kozloski Road
    P.O. Box 5033
    Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Middlesex or Monmouth County, New Jersey, entering the junior or senior year in the fall. Students must major in an area related to conservation of natural resources such as agriculture; forestry; conservation; environmental or soil science; environmental studies, education or policy; resource management or geology.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Council of Figure Skating Clubs
    73 Sam Bonnell Drive
    Clinton, NJ 08809
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must maintain a New Jersey U.S. Figure Skating club as their home club and have competed in U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competitions for two years for a senior scholarship and one year for a junior scholarship. Selection is based on skating achievement in the disciplines of freestyle, pairs and dance in relation to the skater's age, progress and attitude.
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Deadline
February 15
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Jimmy Rane Foundation
    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, AL 36310
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1 and March 1
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at an approved New Jersey college.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association
    Attn.: Tom Koester
    P.O. Box 213
    Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a high school senior in New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware and registered with USA Hockey. Selection is based on the personal essay, scholastic achievement, the coach and teacher recommendations and extracurricular activities.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$1,000-$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
    1 Davis Drive
    Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2215
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and undergraduates working towards a degree within the textiles arena. They must be attending a college with a student chapter of AATCC in New England, New York or New Jersey. Specific institutions include Buffalo State University, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and the University of Rhode Island. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, financial need and work experience/history. Students may apply directly or be nominated by a university department head.
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Deadline
April 21
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.
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Deadline
March 31, first 75 applicants only
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must hold a significant campus leadership position, demonstrate significant leadership skills and abilities and make significant contributions through on- or off-campus volunteering. Students must attend school in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, eastern Pennsylvania or Washington, DC.
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  • Offered by
    National Association for Campus Activities
    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be conducting research that will add to the college student personnel knowledge base including projects that focus on campus activities, problems faced by student affairs practitioners and challenges of higher education as they relate to campus activities. High school students are not eligible.
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Deadline
January 1
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the United States and be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in an accredited engineering or physical science degree program at a two or four-year college or university. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have a permanent address within the NACE Eastern Area which includes the following states and/or U.S. Territories: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana (excluding Lake, Porter La Porte, Newton and Jasper counties), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
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  • Offered by
    New Jersey Bankers Association
    411 North Avenue East
    Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be pursuing a college degree or technical or vocational training. They must be spouses, children, stepchildren, grandchildren or persons for whom the soldier provided half of their support for the calendar year and have financial need. The applicant must be a permanent resident of New Jersey, or the soldier must have been a permanent resident of or have lived on a military base in New Jersey.
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Deadline
June 14
Amount
$500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Eastern Region USA Roller Skating
    30 Wyndham Road
    Voorhees, NJ 08043
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a high school senior who is a member of a USA Roller Skating club in New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware and must compete in the New Jersey Open Invitational. Selection is based on skating achievements and participation, academic success and financial need.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $5,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion, Department of New Jersey
    135 W. Hanover Street
    Trenton, NJ 08618
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey State Elks
    665 Rahway Avenue
    P.O. Box 1596
    Woodbridge, NJ 07095
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Jersey residents and high school seniors with physical handicaps. They must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic standing.
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Deadline
October 1 and March 3
Amount
Full tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a dependent child or spouse of a New Jersey resident who was killed in the September 11, 2001 attack, died from resulting injuries or exposure to the attack site or are missing and presumed dead as a result of the attack. Students must be full-time undergraduates, and they may attend any eligible school in the U.S.
  • Description
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Carolina Rice
    c/o Riviana Foods Inc.
    P.O. Box 2636
    Houston, TX 77252
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors and must submit essays on how a college education will help them achieve their goals. The essay may be in English or Spanish.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1 and March 1
Amount
Up to full tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have graduated from a New Jersey high school in the top 20 percent of their class, and they must have been state residents for at least 12 months prior to graduation. Students must enroll full-time in their home county college by the fifth semester after graduating from high school.
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Deadline
October 1
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be county college graduates with an associate's degree, and they must have a GPA of at least 3.0. They must either be NJ STARS recipients or have other full state or federal aid during the semester in which they graduate. Students must be enrolled full-time at a New Jersey four-year college within two semesters of graduation.
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Deadline
March 17
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Varies
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March 14
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey School Counselor Association Inc.
    5 Split Rock Place
    Moorestown, NJ 08057
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Jersey residents who will be graduating in the year of application. They must have been accepted to and plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning. A 300-500 word essay is required.
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Deadline
April 17
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation
    1 Memorial Lane
    P.O. Box 648
    Holmdel, NJ 07733
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must submit an essay on their experience visiting the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Tourism Cares
    275 Turnpike Street
    Suite 307
    Canton, MA 02021
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be permanent residents of New Jersey and enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in the state. They must be entering the second year of a two-year program or entering the third or fourth year of a four-year program. By May of the application year, they must have completed 30 or more credits if in a two-year program or 60 or more credits if in a four-year program. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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    No
  • Offered by
    NYC College Line
    16 Court Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11241
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 24, be U.S. citizens or have lawful immigration status and be currently enrolled in college or plan to enroll in the fall semester. A video of up to three minutes on the topic provided is required.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1 (fall and full-year) and March 1 (spring)
Amount
Up to full tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of New Jersey for at least 12 months prior to college enrollment. They cannot have any previous degrees or defaulted student loans. Students must be enrolled in 6-11 credits per semester at an approved New Jersey county college, and they cannot be majoring in theology or divinity.
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Deadline
January 14
Amount
Varies
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Student Nurses' Association
    45 Main Street
    Suite 606
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.
  • Description
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Deadline
January 25
Amount
Up to $200
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Deadline
March 28
Amount
$1,500-$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant
    Sandy Hook Field Station - Building #22
    Fort Hancock, NJ 07732
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and New Jersey residents who are high school seniors or undergraduate or graduate college students. They must pursue studies or participate in an outstanding research or technology project focusing on fisheries or aquaculture. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Description
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Deadline
April 14
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers
    Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
    Attn.: Frank Gesualdo
    3 Becker Farm Road, 2nd Floor
    Roseland, NJ 07068
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Jersey residents who are enrolled at an accredited New Jersey college or university and must be graduate students or rising undergraduate juniors or seniors. They must be majoring in industrial hygiene, occupational safety, environmental science or a related subject and must be involved in extracurricular activities pertaining to occupational safety. They must have a major GPA of 2.5 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Heart of a Marine Foundation
    P.O. Box 1732
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or discharged military personnel. Students must demonstrate loyalty, patriotism, honor, respect and compassion for others.
  • Description
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Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to full tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be residents of New Jersey for at least 12 months prior to college enrollment, enroll in an approved New Jersey school and remain in school full-time in an undergraduate program. Applicants cannot have any previous degrees, and they cannot be enrolled in theology or divinity programs.
  • Description
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
    P.O. Box 540
    Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Jersey residents for at least 12 months prior to college enrollment, and they must enroll full-time in an approved state college. Students must show outstanding academic achievement in high school through SAT scores and transcripts. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in the top five percent of their class.
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