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     NJ STARS - For information regarding the NJ Stars program, please visit www.bergen.edu/njstars 
    Please visit colleges/niche.com/scholarships/state/new-jersey for various scholarship opportunities.
    Please visit www.chegg.com/schools for scholarship opportunities. 
    Aspiring Fashion Professionals - Please visit www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program for further details.
    Aspiring Pharmacist Professional - Please visit www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com/aspiriing-pharmacist-scholarship-program for further details.
    The Bergen County 200 Scholarship - Please visit 200club.org.scholarship-program for further  details.
    Alzheimer's Foundation of America  - Please visit www.youngleadersofafa.org for further details.
    Dell Scholars Program  - Please visit www.youngleadersofafa.org for further details. 
    Coca Cola Scholarship - Please visit www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants for further details. 
    Unigo Scholarships - Unigo offers 13 fun and easy scholarships year round. Please visit unigo.com/scholarships for further details.
    Rider University - The Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition awards a 4-year, full-tuition scholarship to Rider University. Visit rider/edu/brodskycompetition for further details.
    The Heisman High School Scholarship program recognizes male and female community-minded scholar-athletes at the state and national level. Visit heismanscholarship.com to apply.
    NJ JCI Foundation Senate Scholarship - Please visit usjcisenate.org for application.
    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship - The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000. Please visit programs@jackierobinson.org for further information. 
    The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of New Jersey - $1,000 Scholarships are available for students with disabilities. The scholarship provides financial support to public school graduates with disabilities (IEP or 504) so that they may pursue post-secondary education, training, and other life-enhancing opportunities. Please visit specialeducationalliancenj.org for further information.
    The Helping Angels - The Helping Angels organization is offering a $3,000 scholarship. Please visit thehelpingangels.org for further information.
    Tzu Chi Scholars 2022 - Tzu Chi Foundation is pleased to announce that its scholarship program, Tzu Chi Scholars 2022, is now accepting applications. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. This is a nationwide program and each scholar will be awarded a total of $1,000. Applications can be downloaded from the Tzu Chi website at www.us.tzuchi.org
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Pearl Scholarship - Applicants for the Pearl Scholarship must be Bergen County residents and of African-American descent. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.
    The Helping Angels, Inc - A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a female high school student. This competitive scholarship has been established for the purpose of helping female students who can demonstrate their potential to be a high academic student and future leader in a wide range of fields. Applicants should be community service oriented, but it is not a sole determining factor. For further information, please email thehelpingangelsinc@gmail.com
    Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks - The New Jersey State Elks Assn Special Children's Committee Special Children's Scholarship Award is now available. Any and all high school seniors that are physically and/or mentally challenged and will be furthering their education after graduating from high school are qualified. Two four-year scholarships (one female, one male) worth up to $2,500 per year, and two four-year scholarships (one female, one male) worth up to $1,000 per year will be awarded. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

    Builders Assn of Northern New Jersey - BANNJ is offering educational and technical training scholarships.Please visit www.bannj.org/scholarship-foundation for further information. 

    National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. - A $6,000 scholarship is being offered to students from Bergen or Passaic County who are planning to major in education. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline to apply is January 29, 2023.

    Bergen County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  - The Pearl Scholarship for African American Seniors is being offered grade 12 students in Bergen County residents of African American descent. Please visit www.dstbergencountynj.org for further information. Deadline to apply is January 27, 2023.

    NJ Sharing Network  - NJ Sharing Network is pleased to announce the availability of multiple scholarships for 2023 graduating seniors. Scholarships are awarded to students that have been impacted by organ and  tissue donation and transplantation and/or are advocates for our life-saving mission. The deadline for submission is February 27, 2023. Applications are available online at www.sharingnetworkfoundation.org/scholarship

    PB&J Foundation - The PB&J Scholarship is being offered to current high school seniors planning on attending a 2 or 4 year college. Students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed are eligible to apply. Please stop in Guidance for further information.

    Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program - Scholarships are being offered to current high school seniors. Please stop in Guidance for further details.

    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc Gamma Alpha Pi Zeta Chapter - Scholarships in the amount of $500-$2000 are being offered to current grade 12 females of color, residing in Bergen County with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Please stop in Guidance for further information. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2023.

    Student Insights - The 2023 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering multiple scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community college or career school. Please visit www.student-view.com for further information.

    Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation - Tzu Chi Foundation is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program for students with financial need and academic achievements. Open to all high school seniors. Selected applicants will receive $1,500 in tuition assistance. Deadline to apply is March 18, 2023. Visit www.tzuchi.us to download an application.

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund - The 2023 HSF Scholarship is now open to high school seniors of Hispanic heritage. Please visit the guidance office for further information.

    Armenian Relief Society -Scholarships in the amount of $1000 will be awarded for the 2023-24 academic year to qualified high school students graduating in June, 2023. Prospective applicants should request applications by writing only to:Soci Kayserian, 383 Leonard Dr, New Mildord NJ 07646 or email ARSBCScholarship@gmail.com for application and additional information. Completed applications must be filed no later than April 30, 2023.

    Aisan Pacific Community Fund - APCF is offering scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. Visit www.apcf.org/scholarships to download an application.

    New Jersey Schoolwomen's Club - The New Jersey Schoolwomen's Club is a group of women educators engaged in all aspects of public education in New Jersey. Any young woman who is a senior in a New Jersey high school and is a New Jersey resident is invited to apply. Applicants should be planning to complete a professional program leading to a degree and certification in the field of education. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. All completed applications must be postmarked on or before March 28, 2023.

    Community Foundation of New Jersey - The Community Foundation of New Jersey administers 140 scholarship funds benefiting college-bound graduating high school seniors. For further information, please visit www.cfnj.org/student-scholarships 

    The George F. Axt Memorial Fund -  The George F. Axt Memorial Fund will award four $2,500 nursing scholarships to students entering accredited nursing programs. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

    The Helping Angels, Inc - A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating female high school student who can demonstrate their potential to be a high academic student and future leader in a wide range of fields. All applications need to be submitted through Google Forms https://forms/gle/ZN6biv5djRhSMeZW6 Please email any questions to thehelpingangelsinc@gmail.com

    Office of the Bergen County Clerk - The Bergen County Clerk's Office is in search of high school students who continually strive to learn and better themselves within their communities in some fashion. The award winners will be chosen in March and receive a $500 check and a certificate from John S. Hogan Foundation recognizing their accomplishments. Students can send in an application, a letter of recommendation as well as any photo or videos showing the Bergen County Clerk's office indicating why they should be recognized for the Five-Star Student Award. Please visit www.bergencountyclerk.org/contests to download an application. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2023.

    200 Clug of Bergen County - 200 Club of Bergen County Affiliation Scholarship is now open to students with an affiliation to police, fire, or emergency medical services. The application can be found and downloaded from the 200 Club website, www.200club.org under the "Scholarship"heading. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

    The Council of Irish Associations of Greater Bergen County, Inc - The Kevin J. Duffy Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest is open to all graduating high school seniors in Bergen County planning to attend an institution of higher learning. Scholarship applications are available in the Guidance Office.

    Bergen County American Legion & Auxiliary Nurses Scholarship - The application submission deadline for the 2023 George F. Axt Memorial Fund Nurses Scholarship is March 31, 2023. There will be four individual awards of $2,500 each. Please visit bcnjal.org/george-f-axt-memorial-fund-nurses-scholarship

    Bergen County New Jersey American Legion - The Bergen County American Legion Department of New Jersey Gene Howell/Don Holmes Scholarship is awarding three $500. scholarships. Please stop in the Guidance Office for further details.

    The Governor’s STEM Scholars application is now open for the 2023-2024 Class. The Governor’s STEM Scholars is provided at no cost to participants. It is open to New Jersey-based students who will be entering 10th grade in the Fall of 2023 through doctoral level, who have a proven passion for STEM, and a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The application will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2023. All applicants will be notified by September 1, 2023 of their status. Please stop in the Guidance Office for further information.

    COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF NEW JERSEY JOHN J. AND HELEN M. DURANTE AND FAMILY CHARITABLE TRUST SCHOLARSHIP 2023 -  The John J. and Helen M. Durante and Family Charitable Trust Scholarship is awarded to an American born graduating high school senior who is pursuing a career in the building industry. Building industry related courses are any curriculum which prepares the student for a career in any facet of the building industry, including but not limited to, Drafting and Design, Construction Technology, Mechanical Contracting, Air Conditioning and Heating Technology, Real Estate and Marketing, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Design, Surveying, Civil or Industrial Engineering, Electronic Engineering Technology, Environmental Technology, Land Use Management, Construction Management, Planning, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Interior Design. The scholarship award of $4,000 will be distributed as follows:      

    • Installment 1 in the amount of $2,000 will be paid during the student’s first year of study (fall semester).  
    • Installment 2 in the amount of $2,000 will be distributed for credit to the student’s account for
      his/her second year of study (sophomore year) following receipt of a letter of request indicating
      community service work and/or name and contact information of employer, official transcript
      indicating major (building industry related), and proof of full-time enrollment as a student in
      good academic standing.
    Important Note: To qualify for the second installment of the scholarship the student must have
    maintained a “C” (2.0) or better grade point average. In addition, the student must be involved in
    community service (minimum of 15-20 hours per year) or holding a job.  

    Please stop in the Guidance Office if interested.

    Bergen County Council of PTA'S - Scholarships in the amount of $300 are being offered to the Class of 2023. Please stop in Guidance for further information.

    The Thornton Sisters Foundation - The Donald and Itasker Thornton Memorial Scholarship is providing scholarships to deserving grade 12 females of color. Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline to apply is May 7, 2023.

    American Society of Civil Engineers - ASCE is granting two $3,500 scholarships to graduating seniors who intend to pursue a college degree in civil engineering in the coming fall. Please visit www.ascenjb.org/applications for additional details and qualifications. 

    Scholarship America - The Metro NY Dunkin' Scholarship program will award ten $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a part-time or full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational school in Fall of 2023. Please stop in the Guidance Office if interested.

    Bergen Community College - NJ STARS event information is now posted on the NJ STARS Events webpage. 

    Students, parents, and high school staff are welcome to sign up for an NJ STARS webinar.  Get answers to all of your questions about the NJ STARS program and the application process without having to leave your home!  There will be a Q&A at the end of each webinar.

      • Thursday, April 27 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
      • Tuesday, May 9 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
      • Wednesday, May 17 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
      • Thursday, May 25 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    You can also join us at Bergen Community College's Spring Open House on May 3rd from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Pitkin Education Center.  Visit the NJ STARS table, or RSVP to attend one of the following NJ STARS workshops:

      • 4:15 pm to 4:45 pm in Room L-150
      • 5:15 pm to 5:45 pm in Room L-150

    For more information or to RSVP to the College’s Open House, please visit https://openhouse.bergen.edu. The Open House program will be available shortly.