Many Scholarships for Scotch Plains, Fanwood New Jersey Students

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 Scotch Plains-Fanwood Scholarship Foundation website. Applications should be mailed to Scotch Plains Fanwood Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 123, Fanwood, NJ 07023. Graduating high school seniors and students currently attending college who reside in Scotch Plains or Fanwood should investigate their eligibility. There both need-based and non-need based scholarships.  For further information, call Mary Ball Cappio at 908-889-8155 or contact the foundation at


Application materials must be postmarked by March 1. Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted.  The deadline for transcripts is Feb. 15.

The following scholarships are available:

College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains

Fanwood Lions Club

Scotch Plains Lions Club

Sandra M. Bendix Memorial Art Award – SP Junior Women’s Club

Scotch Plains Business and Professional Association and SPBPA Ray Pardon Memorial

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Alumni Association

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Soccer Association

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Unico Scholarship Program

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Association

The Adele deLeeuw Scholarship Fund

Veternas of Foreign Wars Post #10122

The Anthony Giannaci – Blue Raider Service and Sportsmanship Scholarships

The Gene Schiller Blue Raiders Athletic Club Scholarships

The Fanwood PBA – Athletic Scholarships


Robert Adams, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth C. Becker Memorial Scholarship

Joyce and Leonard Bergman Memorial Scholarship

Besson Family Memorial Scholarships

Jeannette Britton Memorial Scholarship

“Dollars for Students” Scholarships

Dr. George Esposito Memorial Scholarship

Robert H. Kraus Memorial Scholarship

Deborah Ann Mains Memorial Scholarship

Ethel Perkins Memorial Scholarship

James O'Hara Powers Memorial Scholarships

Dr. Muriel H. Ramsden Memorial Scholarship

Olga B. Ross Memorial Scholarships

Dr. Terry K. Riegel Scholarship

Rotary-Garbe Foundation Scholarships

Dr. Robert V. Scalera Scholarship

Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Scholarships

James R. Sochan Memorial Scholarship

Franklin Maine & Helen McConnell Spooner Scholarship

Jeffery Spring Memorial Scholarship

Perry H. Tyson Memorial Scholarship

Manya S. Ungar Memorial Scholarship

Johanna Wilk Memorial Scholarships

Donna J. Doremus Memorial Scholarship

Karen & Joseph Franzone Memorial Scholarship

Friday's Place Scholarship

Doris Koues Memorial Nursing Scholarship

William & Ruth Linge Scholarships

John & Marie Losavio Memorial Scholarship

Courtney E. Metzger Memorial Scholarship

William Mullin Memorial Scholarship

Richard A. Schaible Memorial Scholarship

SMAC – Robert Mattar Scholarships

Ralph Sorrentino Memorial Wresting Scholarship

Carl A. Swenson Jr. Memorial Scouting Scholarship

George Voget Memorial Scholarships


(PTA) Sponsored Scholarships (non financial need unless noted):

Brunner PTA Scholarship and Dr. Albert DeSousa Memorial Scholarship

Evergreen PTA: Dr. Beverlee Kaminetzky Scholarship, the Kehs-Aakjer Memorial Scholarship, and

Chickie Giraud Memorial Scholarship

J. Ackerman Coles PTA Carl M. Kumpf Scholarships

McGinn PTA Mariana Cassidy Excellence Awards

Park Middle School McTB Scholarships

PTA Council Manya S. Ungar and Dr. Carol B. Choye Scholarships

School One PTA James V. Cerasa Scholarship

SPFHS PTA Robert Adams Jr. & Dr. Terry K. Riegel Scholarships

Terrill Middle School PTA John C. Foulks Scholarships