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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! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

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
2020

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
2020

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
2020

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
2020

Meredith Corporation Scholarship

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

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 24
2020

Ann Liguori Foundation Sports Media Scholarship

This scholarship is available for upperclass undergraduate women who are majoring in communications or journalism. Applicants must reside in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, or New York, and must demonstrate participation in athletics and sports.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 24
2020

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: $10000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  January 24
2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Transfer Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to transfer to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The student must not be a resident of Louisiana and must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Incoming Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who have been admitted to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as incoming freshmen (12 or fewer college credits) and are not residents of Louisiana. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1050 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

InspirASIAN Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled as high school seniors. Students must have made a contribution to the Asian/Pacific American community and reside in one of the nine states or regions with an active Asian Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (APCA) chapter.

Total: $2000 Awards:  38
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Roothbert Fund Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate or graduate students who have a current or permanent address that is located in one of the following states or plan to move to one of these states prior to March 1 of the year in which the application is made: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina.

Total: $2500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 1
2020