Scholarships

  • DVRHS Local Scholarship Application Process 

    Class of 2024 - The DVRHS Local Scholarship application packet was emailed to all seniors. The local scholarship application includes scholarships that are awarded to seniors by DVRHS, our sending districts, and community organizations. Only ONE application form and ONE checklist should be completed and returned to the School Counseling Office, or they can be emailed to: scottwoodland@dvrhs.k12.nj.us

    Please let Mr. Woodland know if you have any questions about the application, scholarship details or required supplements.  

    The deadline for submission of the application form, checklist, and any required supplements is Thursday, April 25, 2024.  

    **All 3 documents are attached to the email you received (Application, Checklist, Descriptions), or you can stop by the counseling office to pick up copies**


    Senior Awards Night will be held in June.  Invitations for this event will be sent later in the school year to seniors who will be receiving awards.


    Current Scholarship Opportunities 

    Scholarship opportunities are e-mailed to seniors throughout the year from Mr. Scott Woodland, School Counselor.


    Kingwood United Methodist Church Scholarships

    Kingwood United Methodist Church, located at 257 Route 519 is proud to offer its sixth annual scholarship program.

    Any 2024 graduating Del Val student who graduated from Kingwood Elementary School is invited to apply for one of the four $2,500 scholarships to be offered this year. Since 2019, Kingwood United Methodist Church has awarded over $60,000 in scholarships and continues to be deeply committed to supporting the education and opportunities of youth in our community.
     
    Please visit the website to download an application: https://www.kingwood-frenchtownumchurches.com/kingwood-scholarship/
     
    Deadline: May 10, 2024

    NJ Schoolwomen's Club Scholarships

    THE NEW JERSEY SCHOOLWOMEN’S CLUB is a group of women educators engaged in all aspects of public education in New Jersey.  The objectives of the club include promoting the interests of the education profession, encouraging capable young women to become educators, and recognizing outstanding women in the field of education.  
     
    Any young woman who is a senior in a New Jersey high school and is a New Jersey resident is invited to apply.  She should be planning to complete a professional program (minimum baccalaureate) leading to a degree and certification in the field of education.
     
    This year, six (6) educational awards in the amount of $500 will be awarded to female graduates who intend to pursue a career in the field of education. Application and informational cover sheet can be found in your email, or in the school counseling office. 
     
    Deadline:  postmarked by April 8, 2024

    Hunterdon County School Counselor Association (HCSCA) Graduating Senior Award

    The HCSCA will award two graduating seniors a $250 award based on their essay about a school counselor who has had an impact on them.  The essay should be approximately 500 words in length and should include an explanation of the experience using examples.

    • The counselor you write about must be a member of the HCSCA for you to qualify for this award. Please check with your school counselor to confirm their membership status.
    • Please be sure to include the following contact information in the heading of your typed 500 word essay:
    • Student’s name and email address
    • High School Attending
    • School Counselor’s phone number & email
    • Scholarship award recipients will be notified of final decisions in May/June. 
    • Completed essays due no later than March 29, 2024 by email to the HCSCA contact listed below:

    HCSCA Contact Person: Ashley Miranda, ashleymiranda@dvrhs.k12.nj.us


    Garden Club of Hunterdon Hills Scholarship
     
    The Garden Club of Hunterdon Hills sponsors a scholarship for Hunterdon County students who plan to further their education in the areas of horticulture, botany, floriculture, landscape design, agriculture, forestry, environmental studies, urban planning or associated area.

    The exact amount of the scholarships is dependent on our fundraising efforts. We typically award 2 - $1,000 scholarships.

    Please complete the attached scholarship application and it must be accompanied with the following information:
    1. Personal letter by applicant discussing goals, background, personal commitment to chosen field and financial need.
    2. List of extracurricular activities and honors received.
    3. Official transcript.
    4. Letter of reference should discuss academic achievement, character, and any work-related experience.

    Applications are reviewed by the club’s scholarship committee and the decision is based on both eligibility and need. 

    The deadline for receipt of completed applications is April 5th, 2024
     
    Applications are to be mailed or transmitted electronically to:
    Patricia Daly -- 8 Gleneagles Drive, Lebanon, NJ 08833 - triciaflo1@aol.com
    Hunterdon County Bulldogs Marine Corps League Scholarships
    The Hunterdon County Bulldogs will grant $1,000 scholarships to 6 students graduating in 2024. One from each Hunterdon county high school and one from the homeschool network in Hunterdon County, who meet the below qualifications.

    In addition, they will award an additional one-time scholarship fund in memory of a Marine, Kevin Patrick Bogle (1985-2022). 
    Kevin was a USMC veteran, son, brother, uncle, friend and avid golfer. 
    The 2024 Kevin Patrick Bogle Scholarship is $15,672.80!
     
    Please visit the website for more information and to download an application: https://hcmcl.org/programs/scholarships/
     
    Deadline: May 1, 2024
    Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Scholarships
    The Marine Trades Association of NJ (MTA/NJ) is pleased to announce the availability of three (3) education scholarships for the 2024-2025 school year.  These scholarships are open to any student interested in pursuing a career in the recreational boating industry. 
     
    Please visit website for more information and to download an application: 
     
    Deadline: April 1, 2024
    Loew and Patel Orthodontics $500.00 Scholarship Award
    "The Power of a SMILE!"
    1. Must be a graduating senior who is applying to college.
    2. Must be a current or previous patient of Loew & Patel Orthodontics or Sanford Orthodontics.
    3. Must write a paper 1-2 pages in length, any genre, on “The Power of a Smile”. CREATIVITY RULES!
    4. Entries must be original work, accompanied by a contest cover sheet which is completed and signed by both the applicant and parent.
    5. DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON YOUR ESSAY! You will be disqualified if you do so, your cover sheet will identify the essay as yours. For anonymity, each submission will be assigned a number and our selection committee will review each essay.
    6. Submit “ALL” entries (regardless of which office you visit) by mail to our LPO Bridgewater office:
     
    Attn:  Barbara Cimino - Loew & Patel Orthodontics, 1353 Prince Rodgers Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
     
    Deadline for all submissions: Monday, April 15, 2024
    The application cover sheet is available on your email or from the school counseling office. Additional information is available at: https://loewandpatelorthodontics.com/
    NJSBGA Scholarships
    The Hunterdon/Warren Chapter of The New Jersey School Buildings and Grounds Association (NJSBGA) seeks to assist students who will continue their education by offering scholarships to high school seniors in search of an Associate or Bachelor's degree, or attending an accredited trade school. 
     
    For 2023-2024, three (3) $1,500.00 scholarships will be awarded to students who attend schools in Hunterdon and Warren County.  For a copy of the application, please check your email or stop by the school counseling office.
     
    All applications must be either emailed or postmarked no later than: Friday, March 22, 2024

    NAWC Scholarships-2024

    The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering two $5,000 scholarships for high school seniors planning to attend a NJ College/University.  Applicants must be interested in the water utility industry or in any field related to it, such as, natural resource management, environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, communication, computer science, business administration, human resources, consumer affairs, law, accounting, finance, etc.
     
    Please visit the website for more information and to download an application: https://nawc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/NAWC-Scholarship-application-2024.pdf
     
    Application must be postmarked by March 15, 2024
    (supporting materials must be received by 03/31/2024)

    Karen J. DeLisle Memorial Scholarship

    Description: This is an annual memorial scholarship in honor of Karen J. DeLisle, columnist and reporter for the Hunterdon County Democrat, who lost her battle against cancer in September 2004. Eligibility for the scholarship is open to trade school or college-bound high school seniors from all Hunterdon county high schools. The scholarship is awarded to a student who submits the best feature story as determined in an independent juried selection process.

    Criteria: Submissions must feature original reporting of uplifting, inspirational stories with a local angle or stories that raise awareness about local programs or issues. The format of the submission is up to the applicant. Options include print, photo essay, broadcasts, or some sort of multimodal presentation. Be creative!

    For additional information and the scholarship form, see your email or visit the school counseling office.
     
    Deadline: April 1, 2024

    Janet Logan Daily Foundation Scholarship

    The Janet Logan Daily Foundation is accepting applications for its annual $10,000 scholarship. The foundation grants an annual award to one graduating HS senior from New Jersey who will be enrolling full-time in an accredited post-secondary university or college. This scholarship rewards students from varying academic backgrounds who routinely demonstrate maturity and integrity within and beyond the classroom. Click the link here to access the electronic application and review all eligibility requirements. If you have any questions, please email application@janetlogandailyfoundation.org

    Scholarship Amount: $10,000 Application Deadline: April 1st, 2024


    NJELSA Scholarship
    The New Jersey Electronic Life Safety Association (NJELSA) awards college scholarships to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel.

    Awards are based on a combination of academic achievement, national test scores, extracurricular participation and the essay. In addition to completing the application and submitting the appropriate documentation, each student must write an essay explaining- 
    “What it means to me to have my parent or guardian involved in securing our community."
     
    Please visit website for more information and to fill out an application:https://njelsa.org/page/Scholarship-Program
     
    Deadline: April 12, 2024
    B. Davis Scholarship

    The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2024. Please visit their website linked here, to read about them and to apply for their scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. The website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. They are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and charge nothing for the information or the application. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com

    Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Application Deadline: May 21, 2024


    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

    The 2024 Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) scholarship application is now open for college-bound, minority high school seniors.

    JRF Scholars receive grants of up to $35,000 over four years to supplement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, Scholars receive extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, and attend JRF’s annual multi-day "Mentoring and Leadership Conference" in New York City and other regional events throughout the year. Please visit the website for more information and to fill out an application: Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship link

    Scholarship Amount: Up to $35,000 Deadline: January 10, 2024


    Lauderdale Scholarship Fund

    Application criteria:
    - Be high school seniors or graduates from a high school in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Preference is given to applicants in this order:
    -Graduates of South Hunterdon Regional High School and residents of West Amwell Township.
    -Graduates of South Hunterdon Regional High School and residents of Hunterdon County.
    -Graduates of another public high school in Hunterdon County.
    - Demonstrate academic ability and financial need.
    - Plan to attend Rutgers University full-time in the fall of the year the award is made.

    Additional Desired Qualification: Demonstration of character and capability.

    Please visit website for more information and to apply: https://www.csascholars.org/lauderdale/
     
    Deadline: January 31, 2024 

    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Tom Hart Memorial Scholarship
    The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Tom Hart Memorial Scholarship recognizes one high school student graduating in 2024, who personifies high ethics demonstrated through academic history, personal values, leadership, and community service.

    The scholarship recipient will be selected based on their leadership, contributions to their communities and schools, academic accomplishments, and written essay.  Please visit website for more information and to fill out an application: BBB Tom Hart Memorial Scholarship
     
    Deadline: 02/15/2024
    Sharing Network Foundation Scholarship
    The Sharing Network Foundation has multiple scholarships available for graduating high school seniors.  The scholarships are awarded to students who have been affected by organ and tissue donation and transplantation and/or are advocates for the life-saving mission of the Sharing Network.  
     
    Please visit the website for more information and to fill out an application form:
    https://www.sharingnetworkfoundation.org/scholarship
     
    Deadline: February 26, 2024
    The New Jersey Retirees' Education Association offers three (3) scholarships for graduating seniors:
    1. Elizabeth A. Allen & Isabelle M. Hickman 4-year College Scholarship
    2. Fred E. Aug 2-year Community College Scholarship
    3. Walter P. Krichling Jr. Trade, Vocational, or Career & Technical Education Program Scholarship
    Please visit their website for more information about each scholarship and to download an application: https://www.njea.org/njrea-scholarships/
     
    Deadline: February 28, 2024

    Hunterdon Health Foundation Scholarships
    Hunterdon Health Foundation offers several scholarships; some are for students pursuing careers in healthcare and some are specifically for students pursuing a career in Nursing. Please visit the website for more information and to fill out an application: https://www.hunterdonhealth.org/hunterdon-healthcare-foundation/scholarships-0
     
    Deadline: March 1, 2024

    Additional Scholarship Opportunities 

    Scholarships4HighSchool: Lists a number of available scholarships, which students can sort through based on grade level or category.

    MikeRoweWorks.org/scholarships: Scholarships available for students continuing their education at a trade school.

    StudentScholarships.org: Largest list of scholarships on the web. 

    Raise.me 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 Raise.me: https://www.raise.me/join/6305767827 

    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. 

    Fastweb.com: A comprehensive free scholarship search site. 

    Cappex.com: Conduct a scholarship search to find the ones that match your strengths and skills best.

    Unigo.com: A full list of scholarships, awards and grants will give you fun, unusual, academic, need-based, student-specific, career, and even more types of scholarships

    Student Scholarship Search: One of the largest databases of scholarships online and a speedy scholarship matching tool, StudentScholarshipSearch helps students find scholarships that are most relevant to their background, field of study, sport, skill, interest, achievement, or other attribute.

    Scholarships.com: Search over 3.7 Million College Scholarships and Grants

    Sallie Mae: Scholarship Search is the free way to get access to more than 5 million college scholarships worth up to $24 billion.

    College Data: Start here for advice on paying for college, finding scholarships, and how to apply for and get the most financial aid.   

    Chegg: Browse over 25,000 scholarships

    Peterson's: 5 thousand scholarship providers, 1.5 million scholarships, grants, fellowships, prizes & forgivable loans, and $10 billion in scholarship awards.

    Broke Scholar: Search over $3 Million in Scholarship Awards.

    Niche: Search lists of scholarships by choosing a category or get matched with scholarships you are eligible for.  

    Career One Stop: Search more than 7,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities.

    Scholarship Portal: Find scholarships to finance your future.

    College Board: Maintains a searchable database of scholarships.