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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 senior athletes (one boy/one girl) who will be attending college in the fall and plans on playing a sport in college. Applications are available in the Guidance Department.  Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for application and further information.  Deadline:  April 27, 2018.

Somerset County School Nurses Association High School/Student Nursing Degree Scholarship

School Nursing is a specialty within the nursing profession. The Somerset County School Nurses Association is a voluntary professional organization that provides continuing education and promotes high standards of care to meet the needs of the students and staff in our schools.  They want to recognize and reach out to those wishing to study nursing and make it their profession.  High school seniors must have been accepted and plan to attend a college or university which offers either an undergraduate nursing program or accelerated BSN program.  Please see Ms. Norton or Ms. Acuff in the Guidance Office for more information, as well as applicationDeadline:  April 20, 2018.

 NJACAC Scholarship –   The NJACAC Scholarship Committee solicits applications from students who are residents of New Jersey and are United States citizens/permanent residents, following federal guidelines. The Scholarship Committee is offering the following awards:

  • Four (4) $1250 scholarships for 2018 high school graduates who will be attending a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution. Please note that one of the four will be awarded to an alumnus of NJACAC's Camp College or College Key Program.

  • One (1) $1250 scholarship for a 2018 graduate of a New Jersey Community College who has been accepted to a college or university to complete a 4-year degree.

  • One (1) $1250 scholarship to someone enrolled in an accredited Graduate Program for School Counseling or Higher Education Administration.  

Application can be found at:   https://www.njacac.org/committees/njacac-high-school-scholarship-award-application/Eligibility Criteria and application procedures are detailed at the beginning of each online application.  DEADLINE for all applications - March 1, 2018. 

 Music in the Somerset Hills Young Musicians Scholarship - Music in the Somerset Hills is committed to supporting an exceptional level of historically-informed and masterful performance, as well as to expanding the scope and variety of the performance opportunities for professional and amateur musicians who live and work in the Somerset Hills, and creating opportunities for all people to pursue excellent musical training and find fellowship with other music enthusiasts.  To that end, they offer scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors who are pursuing music as a major at an accredited college or university.  Two $1000 scholarships will be offered:  one to a student who resides in the Somerset Hills (Somerset, Morris, Hunterdon and Union counties), and one to a student who resides in another area of Northern/Central New Jersey.  Only students who are residents of the state of New Jersey are eligible to apply.   Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information. Deadline: April 13, 2018.

Mid New Jersey Youth Soccer Association – Liesel Krehan Memorial Scholarship –   Mid New Jersey Youth Soccer Association annually awards two one thousand dollar scholarships to a graduating male and female senior who played, refereed or was a youth trainer in MNJYSA during their high school years.  The scholarship is awarded based on accomplishments in their classroom, in their high school, in their community and in their soccer club.    Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information.  Deadline:  May  15, 2018.

 Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership - Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health Group is pleased to announce that they are offering nursing scholarships known as the Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship. Their organization will award a $500 scholarship to qualified individuals planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing.  For application and more information, visit:    

https://www.vnahg.org/nursescholarshipsDeadline:  March 31, 2018.

Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Scholarship Program. The Foundation was established in 2004, in memory of Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. who died on September 11, 2001, in the World Trade Center disaster. Kevin is survived by his wife, Eileen and two sons, Patrick and Kevin, Jr. Eileen, Patrick and Kevin hope that the great works of the Foundation will provide a positive example that good can come from a tragic loss. Even though Kevin is no longer with us, his spirit will forever be alive in his family’s hearts, in the hearts of all those who knew him and through the gifts of the Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. Foundation, Inc.  Scholarship awards made for the 2018-2019 academic year will be given to children residing in Bernards Township, NJ, or Bernardsville, NJ, who have suffered the loss of a parent to death. The awards will provide financial assistance for educational programs. Application and more information can be found at:  http://www.kevinhannaford.org/scholarship.html.   Deadline:  May 15, 2018.

NJVVMF 2018 Scholarship Program - Each year, the NJVVMF awards two, $2,500 scholarships to graduating NJ high school seniors. The awards can be used for anything the students need as they embark on their education careers. 

Eligible students are:

  • A NJ resident,

  • A graduating high school senior,

  • A visitor to the NJ Vietnam Veterans' Memorial and someone who has written a reflective essay based on this experience.

The mission of the NJVVMF includes serving as an educational partner to veterans, their families, visitors, educators, students and patrons. Foundation staff provide access and context to primary resources from the Vietnam War era and also through active engagement of visitors through tours, programming, and -- for students -- this special scholarship opportunity.  Visit:  https://www.njvvmf.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/18-scholarship-app.pdf for application and more information.  Deadline:  April 13, 2018

NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS) Youth Scholarship AwardThe NJCTS is pleased to announce the 2018 NJCTS Youth Scholarship Award to a New Jersey high school senior who has been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and will continue his or her education at a college or trade school in the fall.  Application can be downloaded at www.njcts.org.     Deadline:  April 6, 2018