NJREA is proud to announce that they are now offering three scholarships for upcoming college freshmen: two four-year scholarships and one two-year scholarship. Scholarships are renewable based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student. Thus, the four-year scholarships have a total value of $6,000.00 and the two-year scholarship has a value of $2,000.00.

Elizabeth A. Allen/Isabelle M. Hickman (IMH) four-year scholarships

The Allen/Hickman scholarships award $1,500 each to an eligible student and are renewable through senior year in college, provided the student maintains a 3.0 GPA or better. Applicants must have graduated from a New Jersey public school in the top five percent of their class and be accepted by a four-year institution. Application deadline is April 1, 2019.

To be eligible, a student must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Will graduate from a New Jersey public high school, including vocational-technical and charter schools;
  • Have been accepted to a four-year college or university; and
  • Is in the upper five (5) percent of his/her graduating class.

To be considered, the applicant must submit four (4) copies of the following:

  • The completed 2019 scholarship application form;
  • His/her high school transcript;
  • A brief, but revealing, statement of goals, interests, and community service;
  • A list of extra-curricular activities, athletics, honors, community services, and employment;
  • And provide two letters of recommendation, one of which is from a teacher at the high school.

Fred Aug Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000 is given each year to an eligible student interested in continuing their education at a community college. If the recipient completes the first year with a 2.75 or higher GPA, the award is renewed for the second year. Applicants must reside in New Jersey. Application deadline is April 1, 2019.

To be eligible, a student must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Will graduate from a public high school in New Jersey, including vocational-technical and charter schools;
  • Have been accepted by a community college;
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

To be considered, the applicant must submit four (4) copies of the following:

  • The completed 2019 scholarship form;
  • His/her high school transcript;
  • A brief, but revealing, statement of goals, interests, and community service;
  • A list of extra-curricular activities, athletics, honors, community services, and employment;
  • And provide two letters of recommendations, at least one of which is from a teacher at the high school.

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Scholarship Committee members are: Joann Horvath, chair; Kathleen Collins, James Digennaco, Anne Flora, Catherine Gosse, Arlene Rogers, and Linda Young.