Scholarships for New Jersey Residents

Beautiful coastlines, countless historical landmarks and the largest cherry blossom collection in the United States – these are some of the many things to love about New Jersey. Here’s one more: If you’re a resident of the Garden State, you may be eligible for one or more college scholarships. Many of the available scholarships are funded by the state itself, including New Jersey Tuition Aid Grants, the Educational Opportunity Fund, NJ Stars and NJ Gear Up. Others are provided by individual schools, such as Princeton University, Rutgers University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Bergen Community College. Applying students are generally required to meet a minimum grade point average, and may also need to display a certain level of financial need, demonstrate academic achievement or write a submission essay. If you’re interested in learning more about scholarships for New Jersey residents, continue reading below.

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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • May-1-2018
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Princeton, NJ|West Windsor, NJ|Plainsboro, NJ|
  • Military: |Descendant of U.S. Armed Forces Officer|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Technical School|Accredited Community College|
This scholarship made possible by Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion was established in 2005. The scholarship benefits graduating high school seniors who reside in Princeton, West Windsor Township or Plainsboro. Applicants must be descendants of a person who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 95,000
  • 1 award
  • September 2018
  • Residence: Live in |Rome, Italy|Worcester, MA|Stanford, CA|San Marino, CA|Princeton, NJ|Budapest, Hungary|Research Triangle Park, NC|Chicago, IL|Cambridge, MA|Uppsala, Sweden|Florence, Italy|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington, DC|
  • Major: Study |Humanities|Social Science|
The fellowship supports academic research in all fields of the humanities and related social sciences. It is open to recently tenured humanistsscholars who will have begun their first tenured contracts by the application deadline but began their first tenured contracts no earlier than the fall 2012 semester or quarter. Applicant must be employed in a tenured position at a degree-granting academic institution in the United States, remaining so for the duration of the fellowship.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Governor's Urban Scholarship Program New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
  • Residence: Live in |Asbury Park, NJ|Camden, NJ|East Orange, NJ|Irvington, NJ|Jersey, NJ|Lakewood, NJ|Millville, NJ|Newark, NJ|New Brunswick, NJ|Paterson, NJ|Plainfield, NJ|Roselle, NJ|Vineland, NJ|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Trenton, NJ|
  • School (College): |Rutgers University, NJ|William Paterson University (NJ)|New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)|Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)|Brookdale Community College (NJ)|The College of New Jersey (NJ)|Bloomfield College (NJ)|Caldwell University (NJ)|Camden County College (NJ)|Centenary College (NJ)|Drew University (NJ)|Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ)|Felician College (NJ)|Georgian Court University (NJ)|Kean University (NJ)|Monmouth University (NJ)|Montclair State University (NJ)|New Jersey City University (NJ)|Princeton University (NJ)|Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)|Rowan University (NJ)|Seton Hall University (NJ)|Atlantic Cape Community College, Hamilton, NJ|Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ|Burlington County College (NJ)|Cumberland County College (NJ)|Essex County College (NJ)|Hudson County Community College (NJ)|Mercer County Community College (NJ)|Middlesex County College (NJ)|County College of Morris (NJ)|Ocean County College (NJ)|Passaic County Community College (NJ)|Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)|Rowan College at Gloucester County (NJ)|Salem Community College (NJ)|Sussex County Community College (NJ)|Union County College (NJ)|Stockton University (NJ)|Thomas Edison State College (NJ)|University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (NJ)|Bais Medrash Toras Chesed (NJ)|Beth Medrash Govoha (NJ)|Berkeley College (NJ)|College of St. Elizabeth (NJ)|DeVry University (NJ)|Eastern International College (College|Eastwick College (NJ)|Rabbi Jacob Joseph School (NJ)|Rabbinical College of America (NJ)|Saint Peters University (NJ)|Somerset Christian Academy (NJ)|Talmudical Academy of Central New Jersey (NJ)|Yeshiva Toras Chaim (NJ)|Yeshivas Beer Yitzchok (NJ)|
This merit-based scholarship program was launched by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in 2012. This program was intended to support students in New Jerseyseconomically-challenged communities. Eligible students are those who must enroll full-time in an approved degree or certificate program at an eligible New Jersey college or university.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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