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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS - March 2022

All scholarship newsletters can also be located on the shsd.org website in the BHS Guidance section.  A full list of current scholarship offerings can also be found on the Naviance website under the scholarship section.  Many of the applications are available on Naviance.  If you have any questions about the scholarship opportunities listed, please email Mrs. Norton in the Guidance Office at [email protected] 

SHEA Scholarship - The Somerset Hills Education Association will award two (2) scholarships to deserving seniors who have shown outstanding qualities of character, personality, academic record, extra-curricular participation and have exhibited self-initiative and self-help.  Financial need will be considered.  Applications can be found in Guidance, as well as on the Naviance website under the scholarship Section.  Deadline:  May 13, 2022.

Colin Andrew Walsh Scholarship - The Colin Andrew Walsh Memorial Athletic Scholarship will award a scholarship to two 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.  Amount of the award is $500.  All applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation with their application.  One is to be from a coach and one from a guidance counselor or teacher, which reflects the candidate’s eligibility for this scholarship.  Applications can be found in the Guidance department or on Naviance inthe scholarship section.  Deadline:  May 9, 2022.

The New Jersey Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (NJAIHA) is pleased to offer scholarships for the study and promotion of industrial hygiene / environmental health and safety for the 2022-2023 school year. Up to $7,500 is available for award among the selected candidates.  Scholarships are available for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students who will be enrolled in the Fall of 2022 in courses leading to a degree in industrial hygiene or allied fields such as occupational/environmental health and safety.  For more information, as well as application, visit their website:  http://www.njaiha.org/students/scholarships/Deadline:  May 15, 2022..

 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 2022 graduate of Bernards High School who plans to start college no later than Fall 2022. 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, at [email protected].  Students

should submit a 500 word essay explaining how they meet the

criteria above. Deadline: May 25, 2022.