The SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION, INC. a non-profit organization makes scholarships available to high school and college students who live in the Scotch Plains and Fanwood area of New Jersey. The foundation’s scholarship application are now available in the counseling offices of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School and on the school district web site (pdf). Applications should be mailed to Scotch Plains Fanwood Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 123, Fanwood, NJ 07023.
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Alaska Space Grant Undergraduate Scholarships
The Sheriffs' Association of Texas offers several scholarships to eligible students pursuing a college degree. They include:
The Nebraska State College System is offering high school seniors two different scholarships including full-tuition scholarships at Chadron State College, Peru State College or Wayne State College.
To be eligible for the Full-tuition Board of Trustees Scholarship students need to score at least 25 on the ACT or 1130 on the SAT exams and be Nebraska residents. The deadline for application is January 15th.
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education administers many scholarships for state residents.
The Academic Challenge Scholarships are funded by the Arkansas State Lottery.
Washington State University has received a gift of more than $2.5 million from the estate of Barbara Bethards a 1974 economics major at WSU. The gift will be used to support students in the Regents Scholars program and encourage Washington’s best students to remain in the state.
The Dana Christmas Scholarship for Heroism is a scholarship for a New Jersey student under the age of 21 given for acts of heroism.
It was named for Dana Christmas who suffered burns while helping others escape from a fire at Seton Hall University in 2000. The deadline is October 15 for this $10,000 award.
The Urban Scholars Award is for students attending high schools in New Jersey’s urban, economically distressed areas, this Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement. The awards are up to $1,000 and are not based on financial need. Students can’t apply; they are selected for consideration by their high school. Recipients must attend a New Jersey approved college or university (see list below).
Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars are the top performing students in New Jersey high schools. The scholarship, named after Edward J. Bloustein, the seventeenth President of Rutgers University and is based on class rank and SAT scores and does not depend on need.