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DVRHS Local Scholarship Application Process

The Local Scholarship Application includes scholarships that are awarded to DVRHS seniors by school or community organizations.
To be considered for these scholarship opportunities, students must complete the application form and checkoff sheet. Students can edit/type into the PDF form and save/print OR print and hand write the application. No preference is given to either method, but all materials must be submitted in paper form to the Guidance office by the deadline. 

Materials must be returned to the Guidance Office no later than 2:30PM on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

There are three documents to download:
  1. Local Scholarship Descriptions
  2. Local Scholarship Checkoff Sheet (completed form must be returned to Guidance)
  3. Local Scholarship Application (completed form must be returned to Guidance)
We recommend downloading the documents to your device before you begin working on the application, so that you can save as you work.

Current Scholarship Opportunities 

Scholarship opportunities are e-mailed to seniors throughout the year from Mr. Scott Woodland, Guidance Counselor. The below opportunities have also been sent via email.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program 

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are committed to continuing efforts at helping those have desire and ambition to succeed.  A $1000 scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors. Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay describing  educational and life goals.
Deadline: June 12, 2017.
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American Chemical Society (Trenton Section) Scholarship

The Trenton section of the ACS (American Chemical Society, the major US professional society for chemists) is awarding college scholarships for high school seniors intending to pursue majors in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or chemical technology at a two or four year college. $1500 and $2000 renewable scholarships available.
Deadline: March 31, 2017 at 5:00pm

Delaware River Towns Shad Festival Scholarship

The Delaware River Towns Shad Festival Scholarship is offered annually and is sponsored by the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. The 2017 scholarship is open to any high school senior in the geographic footprint served by the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau (Lambertville, New Hope, Stockton, Frenchtown, Milford, Titusville, Center Bridge, Lumberville, Point Pleasant, and Washington’s Crossing) that intends to pursue a degree in the arts. Possible fields of study include: music, graphic arts, digital arts, performing arts, art education, art therapy, architecture, theater, and culinary arts.
Deadline: March 27, 2017

Facing Acne Scholarship

The scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria: US Citizen, currently enrolled as either a high school senior OR a college student at an accredited US based college or University, and have and maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA.

To apply for the Facing Acne scholarship, simply create a short video answering the questions below. Please keep videos five minutes or less.

- How has the Internet changed the way you take care of your health?
- What future developments do you hope to see in the use of the Internet as a tool for maintaining and improving your health?

Applying should be fun, but to have a better shot at winning applicants should try to make their video stand out from the others. Be creative! The video can be entertaining or informative, but it should be unique and interesting. The video that can best capture all of the above in under five minutes will win the scholarship.

Deadline: March 31, 2017
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Frenchtown-Milford VFW Post 7587 Scholarship

The Frenchtown-Milford VFW Post 7587 scholarship is available to any student who is a relative (child, grandchild, brother, sister, niece, nephew or cousin) of a veteran (living or dead) or active service member of any branch of the United States military. Please provide proof in the form of discharge papers or form DD214. Awards are in the amount of $5000 (for those attending a 4 year college or university) or $2500 (for those attending a two year college university). Completed application and essay required.
Deadline: Return to Guidance by May 17, 2017 Scholarship

Do you love New Jersey? Are you a New Jersey resident who is looking continue their education in state?, a local digital marketing company that highlights the best things to do in NJ, is proud to offer the Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarding college scholarships to high school seniors who plan on attending one of New Jersey’s public or private colleges or universities. Applicants may be attending a 2-year community college, a 4-year college or a vocational-technical program. Applicants must submit a creative essay and resume.
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Great Clips Scholarship Program

The Alice Madden Barton Scholarship Program is sponsored by Great Clips. Scholarship awards are available to all high school graduates who are interested in pursuing cosmetology or barbering as a career. Scholarship and professional tool awards are valued between $250-$1500, and over $100,000 in total are awarded each year.
Deadline: March 31, 2017
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Hellenic University Club Undergraduate Scholarship Awards

The Hellenic University Club Undergraduate Scholarship Awards are offered in recognition of Greek American students who have exemplified high scholastic achievement. The Hellenic University Club of NY will offer a total of four (4) awards of $1,500 each based on academic achievement and financial need. All applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and submit a complete scholarship application. Applicants must be of Hellenic descent - at least one great grandparent with Hellenic roots.
Deadline: April 1, 2017

HonorsGradU Multimedia Scholarship

Honors Grad U is an educational blog dedicated to providing teachers with resources to help students graduate and go to college. They offer an annual scholarship available to college-bound high school seniors. This is a chance for creative voices to be heard! Through art, music, photography, or creative writing, you can use the prompt to create and share your work for a chance at one of five $1,000 scholarships. This year's prompt is: Represent your views about the concepts of education vs. learning.
Deadline: April 16, 2017
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Hunterdon-Warren Association of School Business Officials (HWASBO) Scholarships

HWASBO will offer two scholarships to students attending high schools in Hunterdon County and two scholarships for students attending high schools in Warren County, who are planning to attend a post-secondary school, majoring in Business or Education. Each of the two scholarships will have different criteria. The first scholarships will be offered to a student who has shown strong leadership skills and the second to a student who has overcome adversity.
Deadline: April 7, 2017 (Applications must be received by HWASBO in email .pdf form by this date)
Please return application and required materials to the Guidance Office by April 6 in order to be signed, scanned and emailed

Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County Scholarships

The Italian American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County would like to announce the availability of four (4), one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarship awards for graduating seniors of Italian American heritage. One (1) two-thousand dollar ($2,000) Thomas and Lena LaMarca scholarship and two (2), twenty-five hundred dollar ($2,500) Paterniti Family scholarships will also be awarded.
Deadline: April 15, 2017

J. Staats Brokaw Entrepreneurial Award

Each year, the Clinton Business Group Foundation selects three graduating seniors from Hunterdon County's five high schools, as well as Hunterdon County Polytech and private-school/homeschoolers, as finalists for the organization's Staats Brokaw Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. All three finalists are invited to attend the local networking group's Awards Breakfast in May. To be considered, each finalist submits a 350 to 500 word essay and each will receive $1,000.00,for the effort. The grand prize winner is announced at the breakfast meeting and receives an additional $1,000.00. The awards are presented by the J. Staats Brokaw Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Committee.
Deadline: April 7, 2017 
Application: Click here to download 

James Harrison Memorial Scholarship for Musical Creativity

The James Harrison Memorial Scholarship for Musical Creativity is for the student who most demonstrates musical originality and creativity. Applicants must provide an original piece of music on a CD and a brief write up of future plans. If you are you interested in applying for this scholarship, please see Mr. Woodland in the Guidance Office.
Deadline: May 15, 2017 

Janet Logan Daily Foundation Scholarship

The Janet Logan Daily Foundation awards an annual $10,000 scholarship to one graduating high school senior in New Jersey who enrolls full-time in an accredited university or college within the United States. The foundation was established in memory of Janet Logan Daily, a New Jersey teacher who cultivated special bonds with students, friends, family and newcomers. Janet's warmth continues with this scholarship.
Applicants must meet the following criteria: students must have worked an average of 30 hours per week during the summer since the age of 16, actively participate in at least one extra-curricular activity, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Financial need may be considered when selecting the recipient.
Deadline: April 1, 2017

Lawn Tech Scholarship

Lawn Tech is a locally owned lawn care company in New Jersey that is passionate about being involved in the local community. This year, we are proud to announce our first annual college scholarship fund. The scholarship is offered to graduating New Jersey high school seniors and current college students interested in pursuing a career in environmental engineering, plant sciences, environmental sciences, green technology, and other related fields.  This is a one-time $1,000 scholarship for the Fall 2017 semester. Minimum GPA: 3.0.
Deadline: March 31, 2017  

Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ) Scholarship

The Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ), the state affiliate of the Learning Disability Association of America, will be giving a Dr. Rosa Hagin Scholarship Award to several students who will continue their education beyond high school. This scholarship is for students who are moving on to ANY post-secondary program. Winners will receive a $250 award. The student must complete the application and have a written recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, child study team members or any member of the high school professional staff who has worked with the student.
Deadline: April 15, 2017
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LendEDU Scholarship

The LendEDU Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship award. The scholarship can be used to cover any and all costs related to your education. The LendEDU Scholarship can be used to cover tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. The LendEDU Scholarship will be awarded to 2 students this Spring.
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Music in the Somerset Hills' Young Musicians Scholarship

The Somerset Hills' Young Musicians Scholarship is a $1000 award that is granted to two students in New Jersey who demonstrate exemplary musicianship and plan to pursue a music major in college. Essay, letters of recommendation, resume, and musical recording required.
Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Mailed applications or emailed applications must be received by this date) 

New Jersey Disabled American Veterans Scholarships

The New Jersey Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will be awarding three (3) $1,000 scholarships. Applicant must be a natural or adopted descendant of a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Dept of NJ (sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, nieces, nephews, cousins). Essay is required.
Deadline: May 21, 2017
Application: Click here to download 

New Jersey Retirees' Education Association (NJREA) Scholarships

The NJREA offers two scholarships: 1) Isabelle M. Hickman 4-year College Scholarship and 2) Fred E. Aug 2-year Community College Scholarship. 
Deadline: April 1, 2017

Nursing Schools Almanac-Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. The website will award a $1000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who demonstrates: a track record excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
Deadline: June 30, 2017
More information/application: (click banner on right side) 

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Vivint Smart Home, the leader in home security and home automation, is pleased to promote higher education and give back to the community with a $5,000 scholarship. Students must submit a video that responds to one of the prompts listed on the website. Students must be entering one of the following majors: Accounting, Architecture, Art, Art History, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Communication, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, English, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Information Systems, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Mathematics, Law, Healthcare, Political Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Social Work, Film Studies, Digital Media, Language, Theatre, Web Design, Women’s and Gender Studies.
Deadline: April 1, 2017
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VFW Auxiliary-Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest 

Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Young Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000.  
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Zeller Family Scholarship

The Zeller Family scholarship is for students who plan to continue a technical, "hands on", or labor skilled career. Some possible careers include, but are not limited to: auto mechanics, carpentry, computer design and repair, robotics, culinary arts, cosmetology, gardening/landscaping, child care, small business innovations, etc. There will be two $500 scholarships awarded (one for a male student and one for a female student).
Essay required (500-600 words): "A job worth doing is worth doing right"
Personal statement required explaining your future plans, goals and dreams.
Deadline: May 1, 2017
More information: If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please see Mr. Woodland. 

Additional Scholarship Opportunities partners with 180 colleges to offer micro-scholarships to students for their achievements starting as early as the 9th grade. Students can earn micro-scholarships for their grades in core classes, their involvement in a club or sport, their volunteer hours, and more things they are already doing! When students are accepted into a partner college, the micro-scholarships they earn will automatically be calculated into their financial aid package for that college. Use the following link to sign-up for 
Scholly - A simple and easy to use app created by a group of Drexel students. Scholly has been featured on Shark Tank and has on just about every major media outlet. Cost: $2.99.
Naviance: There are many scholarships listed in the scholarship search engines on Naviance. Click on Colleges, and scroll down to the Scholarships section. A comprehensive free scholarship search site. 
College Board: Maintains a searchable database of scholarships. 
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