Who Can Apply: 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.
How to Apply:
- Applicants must submit a 500 to 800-word essay on why they love New Jersey. The piece can include any of the following themes: What is unique about your city, town, or community? Where is your favorite place or attraction in New Jersey and why? Do you have any special memories of New Jersey? What does being a New Jersey resident mean to you? What should people from out of state know about New Jersey that they might not know? These themes are merely suggestions. We are looking for engaging and eye-catching responses, so don’t hesitate to be creative. We will publish all responses on our online magazine and/or blog.
- Applicants must submit a resume outlining any work experience, extracurricular activities, community service involvement, awards or other relevant accomplishments and experiences. Please include name, address and best way to contact.
- Applicants must also submit proof that they are attending school for the Fall 2017 semester. Please send us a copy of your acceptance letter on official institution letterhead. If you do not have this available at the time of submitting your scholarship, please be prepared to submit your acceptance letter if you are selected as a winner.
- $1,000 grand prize;
- Three (3) runners-up will be selected to win a $100 gift card to Barnes and Noble
Number of Scholarships Offered: 4
Deadline: April 15, 2017