Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5, actively participate in at least one extra-curricular activity, and must have worked an average of 30 hours per week during the summer since the age of 16. Financial need may be considered when selecting the recipient.
The National Wood Flooring Association Education & Research Foundation Wood Studies Scholarship is designed to promote the post-secondary study of forestry and related forestry sciences. This nonrenewable scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a current high school senior who will study forestry, environmental science or natural resources at a four year college/university.
NJ Hall of Fame Arete Scholarship
Deadline: February 29, 2016
This scholarship is available to successful applicants who demonstrate a sense of Jersey pride and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty. The successful applicants must demonstrate such qualities as academic engagement, moral character and a commitment to their communities. These recipients do not necessarily have to be at the very top of their school class from an academic standpoint, but should demonstrate a focus in school and life, and have a well thought out plan on how they intend to realize their highest sense of self: their Arête.
The New Jersey Hall of Fame celebrates the extraordinary accomplishments of Garden State citizens. The inductees have overcome challenges and obstacles to rise to the top of their chosen field. They offer hope to those facing their own struggles and to young people who dare to dream, despite adversity. They instill a sense of pride in New Jerseyans who identify with their “can-do” attitudes and tenacity. Students interested in applying for this scholarship should follow the applicant directions on the New Jersey Hall of Fame website.
The New Jersey Schoolwomen’s Club is a group of women educators engaged in all aspects of public education in New Jersey.
This year, three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each and two educational awards in the amount of $500 will be awarded to femalegraduates who intend to pursue a career in the field of education.
The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present scholarships to assist members who wish to further their education by pursuing a college degree or a career direction at technical school. ONLY the spouse, daughter, and son of a member are also eligible to apply.
One scholarship will be presented each year to a selected candidate in each of the four VFW Auxiliary Conferences. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older. Qualifying member must have been a member of the VFW Auxiliary for one year prior to application. Previous national winners are not eligible.