Scholarship Offerings



If you are interested in any of these scholarships offered, please click here to download document, write your name on the top of the sheet, check off which scholarship information you would like and bring it to the Guidance Office.  Scholarship information will be ready for pick up the following day at 2:45 pm.  If you have any questions about the opportunities listed please see Ms. Norton or Ms. Acuff in the Guidance Office.

PAC Parents Scholarship - PAC Parents is now accepting applications for its 2018 scholarship. PAC Parents will award up to four scholarships to Bernards High School theater arts students. Those students who plan to pursue their interest in theater arts in college either through seeking a degree in the performing arts or plan to continue their involvement in theater outside of an academic major are invited to apply. Funds may be used to pay for tuition, text books or college fees. The 2018 scholarships will be $250 each and are funded by contribution from PAC Parents. Selection of scholarship recipients will be made within the PAC Parents organization after careful review of applications. Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered to the BHS Guidance Office no later than May 18, 2018.  

Cathy Sutcliffe Scholarship - The trustees of the Scholarship Fund intend to grant one or more scholarships (ranging from $250 to $500) to one or more graduating Bernards High School students.  The scholarship is intended for students who plan a university or post-secondary school course of study in a subject that was of importance to Cathy Sutcliffe.  Cathy worked all of her life in the areas of horticulture, flower design and sustainability. Eligible subjects of study include but are not limited to:  Horticulture, Flower Design, Landscape Design, Environmental Science, Agriculture, Botany, Environmental Engineering, Biology, Beekeeping, or Entomology.    Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information. DEADLINE:  APPLICATION MUST BE RETURNED TO BHS GUIDANCE BY MAY 18, 2018.

Bill Farnan Scholarship Fund/North Jersey Chapter of National Kitchen and Bath (NKBA)– The NKBA is once again conducting a Scholarship Essay Contest for high school Seniors who may be pursuing a career in design. A copy of the application for scholarship can be found on our local website at   Our chapter is currently accepting applications for our (3) $2000 scholarships! If you have any questions, please email profdevelopment@nkbannj.orgDeadline:  May 18, 2018.

Larry Cubas Memorial Scholarship – The Larry Cubas Memorial Scholarship is offered through the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center in Bridgewater.  The Larry Cubas Memorial Scholarship in cooperation with the JCC will award two college scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.  They will be awarded in late spring to a High School senior who will be attending an accredited college in the fall of 2018.  One scholarship will be awarded to a JCC member or staff member.  The other scholarship will be awarded to a student (JCC Member or Non-Member) who played basketball for their high school in Hunterdon, Somerset, or Warren counties at any time during their high school tenure (Freshman, Junior Varsity, or Varsity) or who has played in the JCC High School Basketball League for 2 or more years.  Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  May 4, 2018.


Be The Light Scholarship – Coby St. Phard was a dynamic young man with a bright future ahead of him.  That future was cut short when Coby was taken from us due to mental illness and he died of suicide.  The scholarship will be given to the essay that best embodies Cody’s spirit.  The scholarship is not for all of your academic accomplishments or for all of the clubs that you joined or participated in.  This essay should show how you are a light to others, how you help others, how you are a friend to others.  A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a  Senior from any high school in NJ.   Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  May 1, 2018.