Scholarship Offerings

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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.

Colin Andrew Walsh Memorial Athletic Scholarship – The Colin Andrew Walsh Athletic Scholarship is offered to Bernards High School senior athletes (one boy/one girl) who will be attending college in the fall and plans on playing a sport in college. Please visit Naviance Scholarship page for application or email Mrs. Norton in the Guidance Department.  Deadline:  May 28, 2020.

The Sherman Gilbert Mathematics Scholarship - This scholarship is given in honor of Ms. Paula Gray’s father, Sherman Gilbert, who inspired her to pursue a career in mathematics education.

Requirements: The applicant must be a senior at Bernards High School who plans to major in mathematics or mathematics education in college.  Their GPA must be a minimum of 3.3 and they must have successfully completed a minimum of four math courses at the high school.  The scholarship is $500.00. Application deadline is May 22, 2020.  All applications are to be returned to Ms. Gray at pgray@shsd.org.

PAC Parents ScholarshipPAC Parents is now accepting applications for its 2020 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, textbooks or college fees. The 2020 scholarships will be $500 each and are funded by the PAC Parents organization (a non-profit 501c3). Selection of scholarship recipients will be made within the PAC Parents organization after careful review of application.  Please visit Naviance Scholarship page for application or email Mrs. Norton in the Guidance Department for application.  Deadline:  June 1, 2020.

SHEA Scholarship -  The Somerset Hills Education Association will award a scholarship to a deserving senior(s) who have shown outstanding qualities of character, personality, academic record and extra-curricular participation and have exhibited self-initiative and self-help.  Financial need will be considered.  The amount of the scholarship will be $1000.  Please see Ms. Acuff’s email for application or go to Naviance Scholarship section.  Deadline:  May 28, 2020.

Bernie Ehn Memorial VFW Scholarship - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7858 of Bernardsville/Basking Ridge is proud to announce the availability of a new $500 College Scholarship to be awarded to one 2020 graduate of Bernards High School who plans to start college no later than Fall 2020. Sponsored by Mrs. Meredith Cohrs-Ehn, the widow of long-term area resident and VFW member Bernie Ehn to honor her husband, the scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior selected by the Social Studies faculty.

The following basic criteria will be used by the faculty in the selection process for the Bernie Ehn Memorial VFW Scholarship:

• Superior academic achievement, with specifics to be determined by the faculty.
• A patriotic attitude, as demonstrated through his or her participation in appropriate extracurricular activities (e.g. student government, debate club) and/or community organizations (e.g. Boy/Girl Scouts); and
• A clear interest in their community, as demonstrated through appropriate volunteer service the student has performed.
Interested students who believe they qualify should contact the Somerset Hills Regional School District Supervisor of Social Studies, Mr. Michael Catelli, for an application form by e-mailing him at
mcatelli@shsd.org
Deadline:  May 25, 2020.