Scholarships & Awards

Many colleges and universities offer various scholarships and awards to students who intend to pursue further education at their particular school. Beginning in October, please feel free to check in the Guidance Office for updated information on available scholarships. Also check the bulletin boards around the school for scholarship information. 

If no application deadline is given or for more information, see Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office.

Also, be sure to check the "Scholarship" list in Naviance Family Connection
 

Disclaimer:
Moorestown High School compiles and makes available this list of scholarships and awards. Moorestown High School in no way represents, guarantees, or warrants the viability, awarding, or funding of any of the scholarships listed below. 

 

2017-2018

Sattiraju Employment Law Scholarship:
Scholarship is for $1000.  Application deadline is May 31, 2018.  Any student who will be attending an accredited college or university in the United States by Fall 2018 is eligible to apply.  Applicants must have plans of attending law school in the future and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  For more information and to apply visit https://www.sattirajulawfirm.com/#scholarship-application.

Norwich University in Vermont Offers Scholarship:
Students who complete their Norwich University admissions file by December 15, 2017 will receive an $8000 scholarship.  Students must have completed an online application, sent the required materials (i.e. high school transcript), and submitted their FAFSA with code 00369200.  Students who complete these steps by December 15, 2017 will receive a scholarship of $2000 per year, up to four years ($8000 total), toward their Norwich education.  For more information call 800-468-6679 or visit www.norwich.edu/.

American Ecologist Initiative Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (3 Awards - $850).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_american_ecologist_initiative_scholarship_9043.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201712&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Youth Forward Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (6 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_youth_forward_scholarship_9045.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201712&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Ron Brown Scholarship:
Deadline - January 9, 2018 (10 Awards - $40,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ron_brown_scholarship_9190.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201712&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Unigo Top Ten List Scholarship:

$1500 scholarship.  Deadline is December 31, 2017.  Visit Top Ten List Scholarship for more information and to register.

Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship:
$1000 scholarship.  Deadline is December 15, 2017.  Visit the Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship for more information and to register.

Unigo Scholarship:
$10,000 scholarship.  Deadline is December 31, 2017.  Visit Unigo Scholarship for more information and to register.

NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest:
$5000 scholarship.  Deadline is December 31, 2017.  Visit the NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest for more information and to register.

New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarship:

Female seniors who attend a New Jersey high school and are New Jersey residents and will pursue a degree in education are invited to apply for the New Jersey Schoolwomen's Scholarship.  This year three scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, and two educational awards in the amount of $500, will be awarded to female graduates who intend to pursue a career in the field of education.  Applications must be postmarked no later than February 26, 2018.  For more information and an application, see Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office.

Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship:
Deadline - December 15, 2017 (3 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_skilled_labor_shortage_scholarship_9187.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


CrossLites Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (27 Awards - $4,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_crosslites_scholarship_9046.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


Knight Essay Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (3 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_knight_essay_scholarship_8960.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


ABPA Scholarship:
Deadline - January 31, 2018 (2 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_abpa_scholarship_9188.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


Burger King Scholarship:
Deadline - December 15, 2017 (10 Awards - $50,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_burger_king_scholarship_9020.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


Rubincam Youth Award:
Deadline - December 15, 2017 (2 Awards - $500).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_rubincam_youth_award_9030.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


Illustrators of the Future Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (4 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_illustrators_of_the_future_scholarship_9048.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.


Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship:
Deadline - January 15, 2018 (5 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_washington_crossing_foundation_scholarship_8963.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

"Win Free College Tuition" Scholarship:
Deadline is December 31, 2017.  Amount is $2500.  For more information and to apply visit "WIN FREE COLLEGE TUITION" SCHOLARSHIP.
 
Countdown to College Scholarship:
Deadline is January 5, 2018.  Amount is $500.  For more information and to apply visit COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP.

Wells Fargo & Company Offers Scholarship For Student with Disabilities:
For more information visit the Wells Fargo Scholarship web site.  Deadline is November 28, 2017.

SallieMae Offers $5000 Plan for College Sweepstakes:
For more information visit https://www.salliemae.com/plan-for-college/registration/?dtd_cell=SMPLSHDCOTDOOTOTOTHOTHRN010022.  Deadline is November 30, 2017.

SPARK Mobile App Contest:
The Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge (SPARK) and Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems have partnered to launch the SPARK Mobile App Contest.  Registration for the contest is now OPEN!  Teams of high school and college students across the United States, up to graduate level, are invited to participate in this virtual contest to design and create mobile applications to support individuals with autism spectrum disorder, their family members and caregivers.   SPARK contestants will have the opportunity to submit for “best overall app” for a cash prize of  $25,000.  Other prizes that will be awarded to individuals/teams are in the categories of best app design ($1,000), best prototype app ($2,000) and best production-level app ($5,000).  These three prizes will be awarded separately for high school, undergraduate and graduate individuals/teams.  No experience in mobile app development or mobile friendly websites is required to enter.  The SPARK contest is looking for the best ideas, concepts, and creativity to support SPARK’s mission. Technical resources and autism experts will be available for assistance throughout the contest.  Visit https://contest.sparkforautism.org/ for team registration or for more information about the mission, contest, and app ideas.  Any questions in regards to the contest can be send to sparkcontest@pace.edu.  Final app submission deadline is January 26, 2018.

Mount St. Mary's University Offers Scholarships:
Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, offers scholarships.  For more information visit http://msmary.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships-grants/index.html.

AXA Achievement Scholarship:
Deadline - December 15, 2017 (52 Awards - $25,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_axa_achievement_scholarship_9183.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

International Housewares Association Scholarship:
Deadline - December 18, 2017 (10 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_international_housewares_association_scholarship_9184.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Youth Scholarship Program:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (3 Awards - $850).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_youth_scholarship_program_9185.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Rove Pest Control Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (1 Award - $500).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_rove_pest_control_scholarship_9186.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Villanova Offers Merit-Based Scholarships:
Villanova University offers merit-based scholarships.  For more information visit www1.villanova.edu/villanova/admission/affordable/scholarships.html.

Community Foundation of New Jersey Offers Scholarships:
The Community 
Foundation of New Jersey offers scholarships.  For more information and to apply visit www.cfnj.org.

Rowan University Offers $35,000 in Writing Scholarships:
The 2018 Emerging Writers Literary Writing Scholarship Contest are for incoming freshman accepted into Rowan's Writing Arts program.  For more information, including application requirements and how to apply, visit www.rowan.edu/writingarts or call Professor JenniferTole at 856-256-4313.

Online MBA Report (OMBAR) Offers Business Scholarship:
The "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship is for $1,000 that will be awarded to a high school senior who intends to pursue a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college and has a passion and drive for a business-related career.  Interested students can visit this link www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.  The deadline for the scholarship is June 1, 2018.

Saint Joseph's University Offers a Variety of Scholarships:
Students planning to attend Saint Joseph's University can apply for various scholarships, including the John P. McNulty Scholarships for women who declare a major and plan to pursue careers in the fields of natural science, mathematics, or computer science.  For more information including deadlines visit sju.edu/scholarships or www.sju.edu/mcnultyscholars.

New Jersey Foster Care Scholars:
The NJFCS Scholars Program provides funding for eligible youth who experienced a Child Protection & Permanency (CP&P) out-of-home placement.  For more information visit https://www.fafsonline.org/scholarship/.

Dunkin' Donuts Offers Scholarships:
Dunkin' Donuts Greater Philadelphia offers scholarships to qualified seniors.  For more information and to apply visit www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/scholarship.html.

The B. Davis Scholarship:
For more information and to apply visit www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm.  Deadline is May 22, 2018.

Janet Logan Daily Foundation Grant:
The Janet Logan Daily Foundation grants an annual award to one graduating high school senior from New Jersey who enrolls full-time in an accredited university or college within the United States.  This scholarship rewards students from varying academic backgrounds who consistently demonstrate responsibility, motivation, and positive character within and beyond the classroom.  Application deadline is April 1, 2018.  To review eligibility requirements and to apply visit janetlogandailyfoundation.org/application.asp.  For more information contact the Janet Logan Foundation directly at application@janetlogandailyfoundation.org.

Lep Foundation Offers Scholarship For Students Diagnosed With Cancer:
The CURE - Cancer Support Scholarship is designed for students who were diagnosed with cancer and whose disease and related treatments placed a significant financial burden on them and their families.  Application deadline is June 1, 2018.  Visit the Foundation website at http://www.lepfoundation.org/applications
 to read more about the mission of the Lep Foundation for Youth Education and for details about the scholarship applications, and to apply.

Lep Foundation Offers Scholarship For Disabled Students:
The John Lepping Memorial Scholarship: Disabled Youth is designed for students with disabilities including, but not limited to physical conditions (spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological conditions (autism, post- traumatic stress, etc.).  The scholarship is specifically designed to support disabled students who demonstrate academic success and are motivated to move their lives forward through education despite their disabilities.  Applicant must reside in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.  Application deadline is May 1, 2018.  Visit the Foundation website at http://www.lepfoundation.org/applications
 to read more about the mission of the Lep Foundation for Youth Education and for details about the scholarship applications, and to apply.

Seton Hall Offers Sustainable Development Challenge:
Seton Hall's Sustainable Development Challenge is designed to engage high school students in thinking about the needs of society and the planet.  All high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply.  An essay is required.  Deadline is March 11, 2018.  For more information visit shu.edu/go/UNchallenge.

East Stroudsburg University Offers Scholarships to Out-Of-State Students:
For more information visit esu.edu/scholarships.

Philadelphia Foundation Lists Many Varied Scholarships:
The Philadelphia Foundation awards many scholarships annually.  For a scholarship list and requirements, including deadlines, visit https://www.philafound.org/Scholarships/AvailableScholarships.aspx. 

New Jersey Society of CPAs Offers Scholarships:
The NJCPA offers $7000 scholarships to New Jersey high school seniors who plan to major in accounting.  Application deadline is December 8, 2017.  To apply visit https://www.njcpa.org/become-a-cpa/scholarships/four-year.

AMDA Offers Scholarship Auditions and Need-Based Grants and Awards:
The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) offers scholarship auditions in 40 cities, as well as need-based grants and awards.  For more information visit https://www.amda.edu/ or call 888-474-9444.

Scholarship Guidance Offers a Variety of Scholarships:
For more information and to apply visit www.scholarshipguidance.com/.

University of Michigan Engineering Scholarships:
The University of Michigan, College of Engineering, offers several scholarships.  For more information, contact the College of Engineering Scholarship Office at the University of Michigan at 734-647-7113 or visit scholarships.engin.umich.edu/new-students for further information or to apply.

Lebanon Valley College Offers Scholarship Programs:
Lebanon Valley College offers various scholarships to incoming students.  For more information visit www.lvc.edu/admission/tuition-financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/scholarships/.

AXA Foundation Offers Scholarships:
Learn more and apply online at https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/.  The AXA Achievement Scholarship 2018 program will be accepting applications from September 5, 2017 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2017, whichever comes first.   Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date.  Apply early!  Visit https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html for more information.

APCA Scholarship:
The Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) offers scholarships of varying amounts.  For more information and to apply visit http://inspirasian.us/programs/apca-scholarship-program/.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program:
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is launching its 23rd annual search for students who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service over the past year.  You could win $1000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., in late April!  Students interested in applying must complete an online application by November 7, 2017.  Go to http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit .

NCWIT -- Aspirations Awards for Females in grades 9-12:
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions.  This multi-tiered competition includes recognition at the national and local levels, serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases.  APPLICATION DETAILS:  Students can apply online at https://www.aspirations.org/participate/high-school no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on November 6, 2017.

Discover Student Loans Offers Scholarship:
For more information visit the Discover Student Loans web site.  Deadline is December 31, 2017.

NAWC Water Utility Industry Scholarship:
The National Association of Water Companies, New Jersey Chapter, offers scholarships to high school students.  For more information and to apply visit www.njua.com.

Valerie E. Yahn Scholarship:
The Valerie E. Yahn Scholarship is available to High School Seniors from Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties who are interested in becoming a Registered Nurse.  Applications available online at http://njsna.org/scholarship/ or by sending your request to Sandy Kerr at sandy@njsna.org with "Valerie E. Yahn Scholarship Application" in the subject line.  Deadline is March 18.

Presidential Scholars Program at Montclair State University:
Montclair State University announces their new scholarship initiative: the Presidential Scholars Program.  Through the Presidential Scholars Program, high-achieving, in-state students will receive a $5,000 scholarship, as well as, access to special academic and career preparation opportunities.  In-state applicants who have achieved a 3.5 GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale in a rigorous course of high school study that includes, for example, additional years of math, science, and world language, AP or IB courses, or courses for college credit -- will be automatically eligible for consideration.  Learn more by visiting our website.  If you have any questions about the Presidential Scholars Program, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Jeff Indiveri-Gant via email at askthedirector@montclair.edu or by phone at (973) 655-5116.

Brandeis University Offers Scholarships:
A variety of scholarship and fellowship opportunities are available to students at Brandeis.  Every year, outstanding students are selected to receive one of our merit awards, which range in value from $10,000 to $20,500 annually.  Additionally, students may be interested in the highly selective fellowship programs at Brandeis for those who excel in the sciences, humanities and music.  As you start to work on your college applications, you are encouraged to learn more about the offerings at Brandeis.  For more information visit http://www.brandeis.edu/admissions/financial/scholarships.html.

University of Michigan Offers Scholarships:
For more information visit http://finaid.umich.edu/scholarships-at-u-m/.

VIP Voice Scholarship:

Scholarship is for $5000.  Deadline is December 14, 2017.  For more information and to apply visit http://www.vipvoice.com/Toluna.MR.TrafficUI/MSCUI/Page.aspx?bid=101&pgtid=12&transid=102e3b8e13d53eaa7c2f0ede77de7d&rcid=&rsid=1487&subid=ScholarshipListing&aff_sub4=&utcoffset=5.

2017-2018 U.S. JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program:
Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.  The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study.  Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient’s choice.  From September to November of each year, each JCI Senate state organization (or foundation) distributes to schools and boards of education throughout their state the necessary application forms for determination of the recipients of scholarship grants.  The deadline for return of the completed application forms to the state chairperson is January 5, 2018.  If your state is not listed, you are not eligible.   Do not submit the application to any address on the web page except those under the State Scholarship listing section (packages submitted to the wrong address will not be forwarded).  Additional information is included in the Application instructions.  For more information and to apply visit http://usjcisenate.org/scholarship-program.

University of Pittsburgh Offers Scholarships:
For more information visit https://oafa.pitt.edu/financialaid/academic-scholarships/?utm_source=gc&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=971.

Mesothelioma Guide Offers Scholarship:
Mesothelioma Guide's mission is to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, information, and healthcare solutions.  Mesothelioma Guide believes knowledge is the most important tool patients and their families can use in their battles against mesothelioma.  Similarly, education is one of the most important tools a person can use to be successful in life.  Through this scholarship, Mesothelioma Guide hopes to help provide students affected by mesothelioma with funds to put toward their education.  Spring Entry Deadline is December 1, 2017.  For more information and to apply visit https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/scholarships/.

Rider University Offers the Norm Brodsky Idea/Business Concept Competition:
Rider Univerity's College of Busineses Administration's Center for Entrepreneurial Studies presents the Norm Brodsky Idea/Business Concept Competition.  Top prize for seniors is a 4-year full-tuition scholarship to Rider University.  Different prizes are available for sophomores and juniors.  Entry deadline is November 19, 2017.  For more information and to apply visit https://www.rider.edu/academics/colleges-schools/college-business-administration/centers-excellence/center-entrepreneurial-studies/high-school-business-concept-competition/2018.  If you have questions contact Dr. Lee J. Zane at lzane@rider.edu or 609-895-5468.

2017-18 Coolidge Scholarship:
The 2017-2018 Coolidge Scholarship application is now live.  The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation encourages interested high school juniors to apply.  Students can apply at www.coolidgescholars.org.  The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States.  Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2019 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).  Coolidge Scholars are selected based on three main criteria: Primary criterion: Academic excellence; Secondary criterion: Interest in public policy and an appreciation of the values President Coolidge championed; Secondary criterion: Humility and service.  The competition for the Coolidge Scholarship is indeed significant -- but even students who do not win have reported they are glad they went through the application process because it helps prepare them for college application later on.  The Coolidge Foundation also invites the top 45-50 applicants to participate in its Coolidge Senators Program, which includes an all-expenses-paid Summit in Washington, DC where the students have the chance to meet each other and tour all three branches of government.  Furthermore, the finalists who are invited to interview for the scholarship but do not ultimately win are eligible to receive a one-time “Finalist Award” scholarship.  The scholarship application, along with additional information, can be accessed at www.coolidgescholars.orgPlease note the deadline is 5:00 PM EST, January 24, 2018.  If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, the Coolidge Scholars Program can be reached by email at coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.org or by phone at (802) 672-3389 ext. 114.

Boston University Offers Merit-Based Scholarships:
Boston University encourages students with outstanding academic records and strong leadership skills to apply for Boston University's merit-based scholarships.  1) The Trustee Scholarship -- Boston University's most prestigious full-tuition scholarship recognizes extraordinary academic performance and leadership ability.  Students must submit two additional essays with their application for admission;  2) The Presidential Scholarship -- This four-year $20,000 scholarship is awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements.  No additional application materials are required--all students need to do to be considered is apply for admission by the deadline.  The application deadline for these scholarships is December 1, 2017.  To learn more about the requirements of these scholarships and other merit awards offered by Boston University, please visit the BU Scholarship website.

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Offers SCAD Challenge:
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Georgia offers the SCAD Challenge for a chance to win a scholarship.  Students can put their artistic vision on display for the opportunity to earn a scholarship to SCAD, the university for creative careers.  The SCAD Challenge competition is open to current juniors and seniors in high school as of the 2017-18 academic year.  Entries must demonstrate creativity, innovation and a strong understanding of aesthetics.  A panel of SCAD faculty will review and evaluate submitted entries, and three winners will be selected from each category.  SCAD Challenge categories:  2-D design, 3-D design, Architecture and industrial design, Fashion and accessories, Film and animation, Graphic design, Performing arts, Photography, and Writing.  Register and submit your entry by February 2, 2018.  Winners will be announced March 9, 2018.  To learn more and to register visit the SCAD Challenge webpage.

University of Houston Offers Scholarships:
The University of Houston has decided to push back their scholarship priority deadline from Nov. 15, 2017, to Jan. 3, 2018.  Here’s what that means:  1) Students who complete their application (including an official transcript and test scores) by 5 p.m. (CST) on January 3, 2018 will be automatically considered for the Academic Excellence Scholarship, which is our primary merit scholarship program.  2) Students interested in applying for the Tier One Scholarship also have until January 3, 2018 to complete that application.  3) The Tier One Invitational, which was originally scheduled for January 13, 2018, will be rescheduled.  Updated information, as it’s available, will be posted on the Tier One website.  The University of Houston also has a number of endowed scholarships, which students can apply for through myUH.  Applications for these scholarships will be open from mid-November to mid-February.  Just to recap:  the scholarship priority deadline is now January 3, 2018.  However, the Fall 2018 application deadline for admission hasn’t changed.  It is still June 15, 2018.   If you have any questions, email the University of Houston at admissions@uh.edu or call (713) 743-1010, option 4.

Drive Smart Digital Short Contest:
The Drive Smart Digital Short Contest, sponsored by CTIA Wireless Foundation, is OPEN.  Students can enter a digital short educating others about the dangers of driving distracted for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship!  Contest is open to 13 to 18-year-old U.S. residents.  Requirement is submission of a  15-60 second digital short.  Deadline is December 18, 2017.  How:  Students register, create and submit a digital short.  Why students should enter early:  Each week one entrant will be chosen out of all entries received to date, to receive a $100 gift card.  To register visit https://drivesmartnow.com/.  For official rules visit https://www.drivesmartnow.com/official-rules.

University of Toronto Offers Engineering Scholarships:
The University of Toronto offers Engineering scholarships.  For more information and to apply visit http://discover.engineering.utoronto.ca/money/scholarships/.

StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (1 Award - $1,800).  For more information or to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_stylemann_young_professionals_scholarship_9164.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Siddhi Yoga Scholarship:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_siddhi_yoga_scholarship_9160.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

National Space Club Scholarship:

Deadline - December 1, 2017 (1 Award - $10,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_national_space_club_scholarship_9014.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Barbara Lotze Scholarships:
Deadline - December 1, 2017 (5 Awards - $2,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_barbara_lotze_scholarships_9013.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Andrew Flushe Scholarship:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (2 Awards - $500).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_andrew_flushe_scholarship_9010.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship:
Deadline - October 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_good360_sustainability_scholarship_8957.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Stephen J. Brady Scholarships:
Deadline - December 5, 2017 (5 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_stephen_j_brady_scholarships_9179.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship:
Deadline - December 15, 2017 (5 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_north_american_van_lines_logistics_scholarship_9180.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship:
Deadline - December 29, 2017 (20 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_dr_juan_andrade_jr_scholarship_9181.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Easton-NFAA Scholarship Program:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (5 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_eastonnfaa_scholarship_program_9182.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201711&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Maryknoll Scholarship:
Deadline - November 10, 2017 (6 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_maryknoll_scholarship_9006.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

James Alan Cox Student Photography Scholarships:
Deadline - November 15, 2017 (11 Awards - $2,500).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_james_alan_cox_student_photography_scholarships_9011.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Sixt Scholars Program:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (5 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sixt_scholars_program_9007.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

HSC Home Warranty Scholarship:
Deadline - December 1, 2017 (1 Award - $2,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_hsc_home_warranty_scholarship_9165.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Boston College Offers Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program:
Students interested in being considered for Boston College's Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program, a full tuition merit based award, must apply by the Early Action deadline of November 1, 2017.  No additional application forms are required.  For more information visit http://www.bc.edu/centers/psp.html.

Win a week in Washington, D.C. (6/23-29/18):
The Society of Colonial Dames of America is presenting the 2018 Congressional Seminar in Washington, D.C. for NSCDA Essay Contest winners.  Contest open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.  750 word essay deadline – December 1, 2017.  See Ms. Berger or Ms. Waldin in the Guidance Office for additional information.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship:
Students are encouraged to apply for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship.  Eligibility criteria include:  must be a graduating minority high school senior; you plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution in the United States; you show leadership potential; you demonstrate a dedication to community service; you must present evidence of financial need; you must be a U.S. citizen; must have a minimum SAT score of 1000 combined on math and critical reading sections, or composite ACT score of 21;  and you must not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship.  For more details and to apply, visit www.jackierobinson.org.  Application deadline is February 1, 2018.

CAPPEX Easy College Money Scholarship:
Deadline is October 31, 2017.  $1000 scholarship.  For more information and to apply visit https://www.cappex.com/page/account/quickApply.jsp?scholarshipID=gp&code=HO1013-5-.

New Jersey Rising Scholars Recognition Program:
The New Jersey Rising Scholars Recognition Program will recognize high school seniors graduating in the 2017-18 school year who are leaders in their schools and communities.  The program acknowledges students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in attending an HBCU and have defined career and educational goals.  It culminates with an awards ceremony in the Trenton area on Sunday, November 12, 2017.  In addition, students selected as 2017 NJ Rising Scholars may be eligible to receive the HBCU Rising Scholars Fund Scholarship.  Based on the availability of funds, this non-recurring scholarship will be awarded by The Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair, Inc., to a select number of incoming college freshman who enroll in an HBCU in the fall of 2018 and who are in need of financial assistance. 
 
Eligibility has been broadened to include students with a 2.8 GPA (based on 4.0 scale) and 1250 SAT score or higher (based on 2400 maximum) or 20 ACT score or higher. Encourage your incoming high school seniors to take the SAT or ACT to ensure full consideration.  Deadline: All NJ Rising Scholar applications must be received by the Amistad Commission office by Monday, October 23, 2017.   The 2017 New Jersey Recognition Program Guidelines and Application are now available on the New Jersey Rising Scholars page of the NJDOE website, www.nj.gov/education/amistad/njrs/.


The VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition:
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is offering scholarships of up to $30,000.  DEADLINE: October 31, 2017.  All students in grades 9-12 can apply. The VFW wants to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice!  For more information and to download the application, visit https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships.

Daughters of the American Revolution Sponsors Good Citizen Program and Scholarship Contest:
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) seeks a “Good Citizen” who exhibits qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.  A Moorestown High School student selected as a DAR “Good Citizen” becomes eligible to be considered for the Moorestown-Isaac Burroughs Chapter Ex-Regents Scholarship.  See Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office for a “Good Citizen” contest application.  Deadline for the “Good Citizen” contest is November 15, 2017.

New Jersey Youth Soccer Offers Scholarships:
New Jersey Youth Soccer encourages students to apply for the Jeanine Willis Memorial Scholarship, the Brett Fenster Memorial Scholarship, and the Allan B. Sinclair Memorial Scholarship.  The deadline for each scholarship is December 6, 2017.  For more information and an application visit www.njyouthsoccer.com/scholarships.

Imagine America Scholarships:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (5 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_imagine_america_scholarships_9176.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Picture Keeper Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (3 Awards - $1,500).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_picture_keeper_scholarship_9177.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Real World Design Challenge Scholarships:
Deadline - November 17, 2017 (7 Awards - $50,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_real_world_design_challenge_scholarships_9175.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards:
Deadline - November 7, 2017 (50 Awards - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_prudential_spirit_of_community_awards_9174.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Harris Poll Scholarship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_harris_poll_scholarship_9178.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations:
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations seeks to honor students in grades 9-12 who are doing outstanding work in their schools or communities to advance the cause of race relations.  Students are invited to apply for a $1000 cash award.   Princeton Prize winners will also be invited to an all expense paid trip to Princeton University to attend the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race.  Deadline for applications is January 31, 2018.  For more information and to apply visit www.princeton.edu/princetonprize.  You may also call 800-742-1036 for additional information.

Rolling Thunder, Inc. Offers Veterans Scholarship:

Rolling Thunder Inc. New Jersey Chapter 2 will award a $1000 scholarship for post high school education to three veteran dependent graduating seniors residing in and attending high school in Burlington County, Monmouth County, or Ocean County, New Jersey.  Rolling Thunder Inc. New Jersey Chapter 2 is a non-profit organization dedicated to the POW-MIA issue and helping all American veterans and their families.  For more details and to apply, see Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office.  Application deadline is March 31, 2018.

2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest:
Scholarships of varying amounts are available.  Deadline for submission is January 4, 2018.  For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay, visit jfklibrary.org/essaycontest.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Offers Scholarships:
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation offers various scholarships.  For more information visit www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/​.

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program:
The GE-Reagan Scholarship Program offers a $10,000 scholarship for up to four years (up to $40,000 total per recipient).  Application deadline is January 4, 2018.  For more information and to apply visit https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/​.

University of Texas at Dallas Offers the Eugene McDermott Scholars Program:
Students who are applying to the University of Texas at Dallas can apply to the Eugene McDermott Scholars Program.  The scholarship includes tuition and fees, book stipends, $1400 stipends each month of the year, up to $12,000 to study abroad, up to $3000 for career-oriented support, and more.  Deadlines are November 2, 2017 (early) or January 3, 2018 (final).  For more information visit www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/.  To register visit https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantLogin.asp?id=utd-msp.

ScholarshipOwl "You Deserve It" Scholarship:
$1000 scholarship.  Deadline is October 29, 2017.  Visit "You Deserve It" Scholarship for more information and to register.

Niche "No Essay" Scholarship:

$2000 scholarship.  Deadline is October 31, 2017.  Visit "No Essay" Scholarship for more information and to register.

Norwich University Offers Take the Lead Scholarship:
Norwich University in Vermont offers their Take the Lead Scholarship for students who will be attending Norwich University.  Students must apply to Norwich University via their online application and submit supplemental items (transcript and test scores), and complete the FAFSA including Norwich University as one of your choices (00369200).  Deadline is December 15, 2017.  The scholarship is for $2000 for four years ($8000 total).

Haz La U Scholarship:
Deadline- October 15, 2017 (31 Awards - $15,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_haz_la_u_scholarship_9166.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Guidance Tech Leaders Scholarship:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_guidance_tech_leaders_scholarship_9167.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship:
Deadline - December 1, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_look_twice_save_a_life_scholarship_9027.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

NRA Scholarships:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (4 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_nra_scholarships_9009.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

FACT Scholarships:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (8 Awards - $10,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_fact_scholarships_9172.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Zeqr Scholarship:
Deadline - December 15, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_zeqr_scholarship_9173.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Elks Most Valuable Student Competition:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (500 Awards - $50,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_elks_most_valuable_student_competition_9012.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

10 Words or Less Scholarship:
Deadline - November 1, 2017 (1 Award - $500).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_10_words_or_less_scholarship_8947.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

SP Scholarship:
Deadline - October 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

VIP Scholarship:
Deadline - October 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

YDI Scholarship:
Deadline - October 29, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_9015.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Stokes Educational Scholarship:
Deadline - October 31, 2017 (1 Award - $30,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_stokes_educational_scholarship_9168.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Griswold Home Care Scholarship:
Deadline - November 30, 2017 (2 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_griswold_home_care_scholarship_9169.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships:
Deadline - December 1, 2017 (8 Awards - $1,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_lambergoodnow_scholarships_9170.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Thiel Fellowship:
Deadline - December 31, 2017 (30 Awards - $100,000).  For more information and to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_thiel_fellowship_9171.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201710&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Sleeping Organic Sustainability Scholarship:
Deadline - October 1, 2017 (1 Award - $1,200).  For more information or to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sleeping_organic_sustainability_scholarship_9161.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Parking Solutions Scholarship:
Deadline - October 15, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000).  For more information or to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_parking_solutions_scholarship_9162.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway:
Deadline - October 18, 2017 (20 Awards - $100,000).  For more information or to apply visit 
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_dr_pepper_tuition_giveaway_9163.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201709&utm_content=d35453c0be0e16a369b4f10c41a87eed.

Seton Hall University Offers Pirates Pitch:
Students can show off their great idea with a chance to win cash and a scholarship from Seton Hall UniversityPirates Pitch is a contest designed by Seton Hall to teach the basics of entrepreneurship and idea generation to high school students. Here's how it works:  Prizes - 1st Place Winner: $2,500 cash prize, plus, a $10,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($2,500 annually); 2nd Place Winner: $1,000 cash prize, plus, a $6,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($1,500 annually); All other Finalists will receive a $4,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University ($1,000 annually).  How to Enter:  Students should submit an original business idea that describes an innovative product or service that they would like to create, in 350 words or fewer. Or, they can tell Seton Hall University about a business they've already launched!  Be sure your students answer the following questions:  1. What problem does your product or service solve? 2. How do you propose making money?  3. Who are your customers and why will they buy your product or service?  4.Who is your competition and how are you going to outperform them?  Deadline is Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at midnight.  Eligibility:  All high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Ten finalists will be selected by late October and invited to present their business ideas, in person or via Skype, to a panel of judges at Seton Hall University. A reception with corporate executives and successful entrepreneurs will follow. Plus, they can make a weekend out of it and attend Seton Hall's Open House on November 19.  Students should take advantage of this great opportunity to put their skills to the test and earn money for college.  Learn more by visiting shu.edu/go/HSPitch.

Service-Learning Scholars at RCBC:
The Service-Learning Program at Rowan College at Burlington County is currently seeking applications for Service-Learning Scholars for 2017 - 2018!  Service-Learning Scholars provides an opportunity for students to become leaders in campus and community engagement through a guided service-learning experience.   Scholars commit to one year in the program and participate in a minimum of 200 hours of service.  For their efforts, Scholars earn a $1,000 scholarship to help support their educational goals at Rowan College at Burlington County.
 
Through a competitive process, a select few students will be chosen to become Service-Learning Scholars for 2017 - 2018.  To apply, students must complete this short online application form by noon on September 29, 2017.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Service-Learning Program at RCBC at (856) 242-5294 or servicelearning@bcc.edu.  You may also visit rcbc.edu/service-learning and the RCBC Service-Learning Scholars Information Sheet.

Wendy's High School Heisman:
Seniors of the Class of 2018 who are student-athletes should investigate the criteria to apply for the Wendy's High School Heisman at www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com.  The web site also has details on how to apply.  Deadline is 10/2/17.
 
The Horatio Alger Scholarship:
If integrity, determination, and courage describe you -- then, you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.  The Horatio Alger Scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life.  For information on requirements and to apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program:
Visit www.buickachievers.com for program details and the online application.



2016 - 2017
H. LeBaron Taylor Memorial Scholarships:
Delta Epsilon Subordinate Boulé
of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the oldest African-
American fraternity, invites you to apply for one of four H. LeBaron Taylor Memorial Scholarships being awarded to outstanding African-American high school seniors in the Southern New Jersey area.  Each scholarship is in the amount of $1,000.00 (minimum) per year, for 4 years (as long as the student continues to meet the requirements).  Both male and female students are invited to apply.  The scholarship applicants will be evaluated accordingly in regards to academic achievement and financial need.  The following information must accompany your application:  1) Academic Achievement: Please provide a copy of your high school transcript with the school seal; 2) Assessment Data: Transcript should include or have attached documentation of G.P.A., rank and test score data (SAT, etc.); 3) Financial Need: All information will be confidential; 4) Letters of Recommendation: Two (2) letters of recommendation should be included with one from an English or mathematics teacher; and 5) Personal Essay: Submit a 200 to 300 word essay (typed and double spaced).  Please include information which describes your accomplishments, special interests and future plans.  All sections of the attached scholarship application form should be completed and emailed along with the letters of recommendation, personal essay and high school transcript by close of business June 1, 2017 to:  h.lebarontaylorscholarship@tristatedesign.net.

Scholarship Opportunities:

Ten scholarships that will give out more than 1 million dollars to students in the 2016-2017 school year.  Students from New Jersey school districts are eligible.  To download a PDF file, visit www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php.  

Moorestown Local Scholarship Program & Trade Scholarship:
Attention Parents/Guardians of Graduating Seniors:  Your Senior is invited to participate in our local scholarship programs.  Last year’s program awarded many opportunities of scholarships and awards to graduating seniors to assist them in furthering their post-secondary education (college and/or trade school).  These online application forms are available to Moorestown High School graduating seniors only.  The applications below must be completed and submitted no later than 3:00 p.m. on  Friday, April 28, 2017.  Due to time constraints of our scholarship committees, we will strictly adhere to the aforementioned deadlines.  Please note:  When submitting required documentation beyond the online forms below, make sure your student's name is written on the document.  If you have any questions regarding this process, please let us know.  You may call the Principal’s Office at 778-6610, extension 12001.
Application for Trade/Technicial Scholarships:
http://goo.gl/forms/ARFURpifr1YKzn892
Application for College/University Degree Scholarships:
https://goo.gl/forms/jdlkKVzYoeRJRgi43
Credit Union of New Jersey Offers Scholarships:
The Credit Union of New Jersey Foundation offers a scholarship.  For more information visit www.cunj.org/home/tools/foundation/scholarship.  Deadline to apply is April 27, 2017.

Josiah DuBois 17th Annual Humanitarian Award:
Applicant must be in grades 11 or 12, attending school in Burlington, Atlantic, Camden, Gloucester, or Salem county, and must participate in clubs or activities.  First place is $2000.  Application deadline is April 25, 2017.  For more information and to apply visit www.nj.gov/education/holocaust/stawards/042517DuBois.pdf.

MoorArts Scholarship:

MoorArts, the Arts Advocacy Group in Moorestown, invites all MHS seniors who are active in the arts to apply for a scholarship that recognizes their achievement in instrumental or vocal music, theater, dance, photography, visual arts, or who intend to pursue a major in package/design engineering or graphic arts.  Applications are due no later than April 21, 2017.  For more information or to apply, please go to www.moorarts.org and click the Scholarships tab.

The Marine Trades Association of NJ (MTA/NJ) Offers Scholarship:
An Educational Scholarship is being offered for the 2017-2018 school year by the Marine Trades Association of NJ (MTA/NJ).  This is a half scholarship ($9,562.50) for the Marine Service Technology Program at Automotive Training Center in Pennsylvania.  Marine technicians continue to be in high demand and there are many full-time year-round job opportunities available.  Information about the scholarship can be found in Naviance or at www.mtanj.org/scholarships.  Deadline is May 1, 2017.

John S. Martinez Scholarship for Hispanic High School Students:
The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) is pleased to announce the NHCSL-Comcast Scholarship Initiative for Hispanic High School Students.  This scholarship initiative is part of NJCSL's John S. Martinez Leadership Scholarship Fund.  The application deadline is March 24, 2017.  To apply and for more information regarding eligibility criteria visit nhcsl.org/jsm-scholarship-program-2017.php.

JDRF Offers Scholarship for Student with Diabetes:
The South Jersey Chapter of JDRF (formerly the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a Type 1 Diabetic maintaining a 3.5 GPA and participating in one or more sports.  Deadline to submit is May 19, 2017.  See Ms. Waldin or Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office for an application.

STARS Foundation/Upsilon Delta Omega Scholarship:
The STARS Foundation/Upsilon Delta Omega is awarding three $1500 scholarships to female, African-American seniors demonstrating a 3.0 GPA and leadership qualities.  Applications are available at www.akaeaf.org or in the Guidance Office (see Ms. Berger).  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2017.  Any questions can be directed to Sherry Knight at 609-636-6963 or via email at iteachyall@gmail.com

Horizons Technology Scholars Program:
The Horizon Scholarship supports 5 outstanding high school students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology.  The program provides immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving high school students.  Students need not have a computer science background!  The Horizon curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizable engineers alongside PhDs in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications.  The program is 7 weeks during the summer.  Applications are due by March 15, 2017.  For the application and more information visit www.joinhorizons.com/scholarship.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Offers Scholarship:
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is offering a $1000 grant to a young woman demonstrating commitment to an education career and who exhibits the qualities of good citizenship.  Deadline to apply is April 11, 2017.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  See Ms. Berger or Ms. Waldin.  Any questions can be sent to pjbojo@verizon.net.

Builders League of South Jersey Offers Scholarships:

The Builders League of South Jersey offers scholarships ranging up to $3,500 for any student pursuing a degree in the real estate or construction industry, either at a college or trade school program (HVAC, surveying, CAD, carpentry, management).  Deadline to submit application is April 28, 2017.  For more information and to apply visit www.blsj.com/scholarship-information.

Myra Alcott and France Baloche Scholarships:
Soroptimist of Burlington County offers the Myra Alcott and France Baloche Scholarships to a qualified girl recognized for volunteer/community service.  See Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office for an application.  For additional information contact follonica7@comcast.net.  

The Toni and RJ Memorial Scholarship:
The Toni Donato-Bolis and Baby RJ Foundation aims to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.  For more information and to apply visit www.toniandrjfoundation.org.

Cooper Levenson Scholarship:
For more information visit www.cooperlevenson.com.  Deadline is April 7, 2017.  Application and information sheet is available online.

Up Rising Stars Scholarship / Phillip Dorsey Scholarship:
Deadline is April 1, 2017.  Download the application to apply and for more information.

Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program:
Firstrust Bank offers the Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program.  Deadline is February 28, 2017.  An essay is required.  For more information visit firstrust.com/scholarship.

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship:
The Nursing Schools Almanac is offering its annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship.  The award is $1000.  The scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.  Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017.  Interested students should visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship and click the banner on the right-hand side of the web page for scholarship information and an application form.

Joe ​Laufer College Scholarship:
The Volunteer Center of Burlington County announces the Joe Laufer College Scholarship.  Requirements include a commitment to community service, leadership, and academic achievement.  For more information visit volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org/content/welcome-volunteer-center-burlington-county-private-nonprofit-community-based-organization.  Deadline is April 28, 2017.

NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship:
The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) will award the NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship to a qualified student who will be pursuing a trade or vocational degree at an accredited school.  Please go to www.njua.com/njua_trade_and_vocational_school_scholarship for more information.  The deadline for completed applications is April 8, 2017.  If you have any questions, please call 609-392-1000.

NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship:
Each year, the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) awards the NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship to a qualified, deserving New Jersey high school senior who meets the eligibility criteria.  Please go to www.njua.com/excellence_in_diversity_scholarship for more information.  The deadline for completed applications is April 8, 2017.  If you have any questions, please call 609-392-1000.

Student-View Scholarship:
The 2017 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college, or career school.  Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.  The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.  The deadline for completed applications is April 22, 2017.

NJ Chapter of National Association of Water Companies Offers Scholarship:
The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies is offering two $2500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field.  For more information visit www.njua.com/scholarships_available.  Application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Penn State Alumni Scholarships:
The Penn State Alumni Association Southern NJ Chapter offers scholarships to students who have been accepted and will enroll at The Pennsylvania State University.  For more information and to apply visit www.pennstatealumnisj.org.  Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

Scholarship Program for Sons and Daughters of Police and Fire Personnel:
The New Jersey Electronic Security Associaton (NJESA) is pleased to announce the availability of college scholarship awards to sons and daughters of active-duty police and fire personnel.  For more information visit nj-esa.org/scholarship-program/, or call Christine Higgins at 609-695-4444.  Application deadline is March 10, 2017.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarship:
The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., has based its foundation on the ideals of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood.  In accordance with these ideals, Zeta Delta Zeta Chapter has made a commitment to assist young women in Burlington County who are pursuing higher education by providing academic scholarships.  Female high school seniors in Burlington County are invited to apply for $1000 - $2000 scholarships.  Application deadline is March 27, 2017.  Application is available at tinyurl.com/zdzschpro

ETS Employees' Community Action Fund (ECAF) Scholarship Program:
The ETS ECAF Scholarship program was established to assist New Jersey students who wish to attend college and who might not be able to achieve their dream of attaining a degree without the assistance of a scholarship.  The program specifically seeks to help graduating public high school seniors facing hardships, including but not limited to financial need.  Scholarships of up to $10,000 will be awarded to selected students who are pursuing a degree from two- or four-year accredited nonprofit schools/colleges/universities, or nonprofit vocational/technical institutions in the United States.  Application deadline is April 21, 2017.  For more information and to apply, visit https://aim.applyists.net/ECAFNJ.

Visiting Nurse Association/Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship:

The Visiting Nurse Association/Mary Ann Christopher Nursing Leadership Scholarship is available to any senior with an essay required.  Scholarship award is $500.  Application deadline is March 13, 2017.  Applications are available with Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office or by email request to scholarship@vnahg.org.  For more information visit www.vnahg.org.

2017 Black History Month Contest:
The Minorities in the Profession Section of the New Jersey Bar Association offers the Black History Month Contest.  The contest is open to any New Jersey high school student (grades 9 -12).  To enter, students must first submit a short, qualifying essay on a topic specified by the contest organizers.  All entries must be received by midnight, Friday, January 13, 2017.  For more information contact Ms. Tamika S. Wilson at 732-937-7540, twilson@njsba.com, or visit njsba.com.  Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office also has information on the contest.

2017 New Jersey Business Idea Competition:
The Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University announces their 2017 New Jersey Business Idea Competition.  The program is open to all NJ high school students.  You can work individually or with a team.  To apply visit www.fdu.edu/businessidea.  Deadline for applications is February 24, 2017.  For more information call 973-443-8842 or email rothman@fdu.edu.

New Jersey Elks Offers Scholarship:
The New Jersey State Elks Special Children's Committee is offering the Special Children's Scholarship Awards, which are two four-year scholarships (one female, one male) worth up to $2500 per year.  Any high school seniors that are physically and/or mentally challenged and will be furthering their education after graduating from high school are qualified to apply.  Applicants will be judged based upon the student's academic record and financial need.  Application deadline is April 14, 2017.  For an application see Ms. Berger in the Guidance Office.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Offers Scholarships:
The members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Rancocas Valley Alumnae Chapter, encourage African-American female high school seniors to apply for a $3000 scholarship to be disbursed over a period of 4 years.  The deadline for completed applications is January 28, 2017.  The application can be accessed at www.dstrvac.org.

Philanthropic Educational Organization Offers Scholarships:
The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) offers the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship.  Additional information can be found at www.peointernational.org/about-peo-star-scholarship-star.  The scholarship is for young women who are rising seniors who exhibit excellence in leadership, extra-curricular activities, community service, academics, and potential for future success.

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Offers Scholarships:
For more information visit www.NFIB.com/YEA.  Application deadline is December 18, 2016.
 
The Ralph Verde Foundation Offers Scholarships:
The Ralph Verde Foundation (RVF) is a service-oriented, not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting academic achievement.  The Foundation will award grants scholarships to well-deserving high school seniors pursuing a college degree.  Interested students should apply online at www.theralphverdefoundation.org/home.  The application will close February 1, 2017.