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Fun fact: the street names on a Monopoly game board are based from those in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Unless you plan to pay for college using Monopoly money, you may want to start your search for scholarships. For those living in New Jersey, these state-specific scholarships are a great way to help pay for college or grad school. Even if you aren’t a current resident of New Jersey but plan to attend a school in the state, such as: Princeton University, Rutgers University, the College of New Jersey, or the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), you may also be qualified for these scholarships for New Jersey students. Check out our directory of New Jersey scholarships, and apply online today! 

List of New Jersey Scholarships 

New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant (TAG)

This award is available to New Jersey resident undergraduate students who are attending a participating postsecondary institution in New Jersey. Students must demonstrate financial need to be eligible.

Total: $4100

Awards: 81000

Deadline: September 15, 2021

New Jersey Survivor Tuition Benefits Program

This scholarship open to spouses and dependents of New Jersey firefighters, emergency service employees, and law enforcement officers killed in the performance of duty. Eligible students must be New Jersey residents and attend an eligible New Jersey college on a half-time basis or more.

Total: $6174

Awards: 6

Deadline: October 01, 2021

New Jersey World Trade Center (WTC) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for children and spouses of individuals who were New Jersey residents on Sept. 11, 2001 and: were killed in the terrorist attacks against the United States on Sept. 11, 2001; died as a result of injuries received in the attack; died as a result of illness caused by exposure to the attack sites; or are missing and officially presumed dead as a result of the attack. Eligibility is continued for eight years from the date of the child’s high school graduation or eight years from the date of death for the spouse.

Total: $4600

Awards: 100

Deadline: November 01, 2021

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are in their final two years of undergraduate study or are in graduate programs at a LAAB-accredited institution. Students must be studying landscape architecture with a demonstrated interest and aptitude in the design of play environments.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 01, 2022

NJSCPA High School Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of New Jersey and are enrolled in a New Jersey high school. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.5 or above, or a minimum combined verbal, math and essay SAT score of 1260 or higher, or minimum average ACT score of 26 or higher.

Total: $8250

Awards: 15

Deadline: December 11

Carlozzi Family Scholarship

This scholarship is available for women in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania who are majoring in journalism or communications. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and recognition for a talent in writing.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

NYWIC Esperanza Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hispanic women who are majoring in journalism or communications. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement and must be residents of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania.

Total: $2500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

New York Women in Communications Foundation College Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. female high school seniors and/or current college students who are permanent residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Students must have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher overall, and major in a communications-related field, such as advertising, broadcasting, communications, journalism, marketing, new media or public relations.

Total: $6250

Awards: 20

Deadline: January 24

NYWIC Hearst Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate women who have completed at least one year of study toward a degree in communications or journalism. Applicants must reside in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania and must show an interest in and commitment to magazine publishing or digital/online media.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

Judy Corman Memorial Scholarship from Scholastic

This scholarship and internship opportunity is available for female journalism and communications majors who reside in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania.

Total: $5000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 24

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