General Scholarship Searches

The Purpose Challenge helps high school seniors find their purpose and write their college essays–and be eligible for scholarships up to $25,000.

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Applications for the CHS Scholarship Fund will be available outside the Main Office in March. Click here for more information. All CHS seniors and graduates are encouraged to apply. The scholarships are need- based and can be used for ANY kind of post secondary education from trade or technical school, to community college, four-year college and even graduate school. The awards are for one year only; recipients have to re-apply each year. Please contact Carol Barry-Austin at 973-761-1048 or for further information.

South Orange Civic Organization Scholarship.  Click here for last years application.

As part of the Redefining Ready! movement, AASA is partnering with Hobsons to offer the 2017 Redefining Ready! National Scholarship. The scholarship contest allows America’s graduating high school seniors the opportunity to tell the world how they are college, career and life ready beyond a single test score. Sixteen scholarships will be awarded to high school graduating seniors, including a grand prize of $5,000. Winners will be based on a 30-second Twitter video entry and a short written prompt. Creativity counts, but so does honest, authentic and compelling content. For more information and official contest rules, click here.

The American Legion Auxiliary has four Scholarships
Claire Oliphant Memorial Scholarship
Department Scholarships
Nursing Scholarship
Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship

Angels Breast Cancer Awareness and Childhood Survivor Scholarship.  Click here for last years application.

Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – APIASF offers scholarship opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander students with financial need to increase their access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal, and professional success.  Click here

Bob Daniels Memorial Education Grant (Jewish War Veterans, North  Essex Post 146).  Click here for last years application.

Goya Foods Culinary Arts and Food Scholarships: Goya Foods will offer five $20,000 culinary arts and food science scholarships, granted annually, to 5 students entering their freshman year of college with an undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or a food science. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2018.  Click here 

The Hellenic University Club of New York will offer a total of 4 Scholarship Awards of $1,500 each to Greek American students who have exemplified high scholastic achievement and have demonstrated financial need. These scholarships are awarded to high school seniors entering full-time, undergraduate degree programs at accredited colleges and universities. Click here for more information.

The John S. Martinez Leadership Scholarship program is specifically designed to help Hispanic high school students achieve educational success. This program has been implemented within the thirty eight (38) states and territories that have Hispanic state legislators. The award will be provided to a total of 11 Hispanic public high school students; no more than two (2) recipients shall be selected per state. For more information click here

Click here for last years application.

NAACP Reginald R. Jeffries Book Scholarship
Click here for last years application.

NAACP Cornelia Thompson Scholarship
Click here for last years application.

NCJW/Essex Eskow Volunteer Award in the minimum amount of $500.00. Click here for last years application.

Robert Noyce Physics Teacher Education Scholarship Program at TCNJ

The Rho Gamma Omega of the Oranges and Maplewood selects candidates for the Rho Gamma Omega, Maria Priadka, and Anna Easter Brown Scholarship Awards.  It seeks seniors who are in good academic standing and meet the requirements set forth in the attached applications. Should you have questions or concerns, please contact
Click here for last years application to the Anna Easter Brown scholarship
Click here for last years application to the Maria Priadka scholarship
Click here for last years application to the Rho Gamma Omega scholarship

Scholarship for Students with Disabilities: Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities awards up to $2,500 renewable scholarships for full-time students and up to $1,250 renewable scholarships for half-time students.Scholarship for students with disabilities:

Seton Hall Scholarships For seniors who have applied to Seton Hall, please click HERE for information about the MLK Scholarship Association and HERE to apply for a scholarship (deadline 1/15/18)

Sisters Enlisted to Empower Dreams (SEED) 
Graduating African American Senior in Morris or Essex County
Admitted student to 2 or 4 year college
Demonstrated community service:  Proof of minimum 10 hours of community service within the scholarship year
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Click here for last years application.

UNCF STEM Scholarship, click here

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