Name: Bergen County American Legion – Gene Howell/Don Holmes Scholarship
Deadline: March 15
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors in Bergen County who are the children or grandchildren of American Legion members
Name: 200 Club of Bergen County Affiliation Scholarship
Deadline: June 9
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors. The student must be the child or stepchild of an active, retired or deceased Bergen County law enforcement officer, firefighter, or ambulance corps member.
Name: Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship (by Access Scholarships!)
Eligibility: Open to all high school students.
Name: Connections for the Future Scholarship
Eligibility: Open to graduating public school seniors with disabilities from Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Somerset, Union, Warren, or Sussex County
Name: Maurice M. Williams Scholarship
Deadline: March 5
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors in good academic standing who are residents of Somerset or Middlesex County. Must be a minority student with demonstrated financial need. Min 2.5 GPA
Name: Kevin J. Duffy Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest
Amount: $500 - $1,000
Deadline: April 21
Eligibility: Open to Bergen County high school seniors
Name: NJ Stars Award
Amount: Full-tuition for up to 5 semesters
Eligibility: Open to New Jersey residents, who rank in the top 15.0% of their class at the end of either junior or senior year of high school. Students must enroll full-time in a degree program at their home county college.
Name: Governor’s Industry Vocations Scholarship for Women & Minorities
Amount: $2,000 – full tuition
Deadline: Varies (Dec 1, June 1)
Eligibility: Open to women and minority students pursuing a certificate or degree program in a construction-related field at one of New Jersey’s 19 county colleges, county vocational-technical schools or proprietary trade schools.
Name: New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid for NJ Dreamers
Eligibility: Open to students who attended a NJ high school for at least 3 years, received a high school diploma in NJ, and are not US citizens
Name: Oakland Franklin Lakes Rotary Club Scholarships
Eligibility: Open to Ramapo high school and Indian Hills high school seniors – contact the club for more info.
Name: Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship
Deadline: April 2
Eligibility: Open to NJ high school juniors and seniors who have a demonstrated interest in being a part of the municipal government
Name: Wyckoff Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
Deadline: April 23
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior and Wyckoff resident
Name: FLOW Follies Scholarships (multiple)
Amount: up to $2,500
Deadline: May 1
Eligibility: Must be a graduating high school senior in the FLOW area. Some, but not all, scholarships require active FLOW membership throughout high school career.
Name: National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Scholarships
Deadline: April 26
Eligibility: Must be a graduating high school senior of Jewish faith who has been accepted to a four-year college or university and has played a significant role in school and/or community activities.
Name: Janet Logan Daily Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April 1
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors in NJ. Students must have worked an average of 30 hours per week during the summer since age 16, actively participate in at least one extracurricular activity, and have a min 2.5 GPA.
Name: NJ Educational Opportunity Fund
Amount: $200 - $2,650
Eligibility: Open to students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds who attend participating institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey.