SFIC, Archdiocese of Newark to award $150,000 in scholarships

SFIC, Archdiocese of Newark to award $150,000 in scholarships

NEWARK, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, which provides students in need with an opportunity to receive high-quality, values-based education in a nurturing and safe environment, has launched the “We Are Living Stones” Catholic Tuition Assistance Program for the 2021-2022 school year. In partnership with, and funded by, the Archdiocese of Newark, this […]

Bloomfield Educational Foundation announces record $56,000 in scholarships

Bloomfield Educational Foundation announces record $56,000 in scholarships

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — This year, the Bloomfield Educational Foundation will distribute a record 25 scholarships, totaling $56,000, to Bloomfield High School students pursuing a college education. These scholarships were available to a great number of students, based on criteria such as academic/athletic awards, to those interested in a particular field, such as science, or those […]

Essex County College student receives EOF scholarship

Essex County College student receives EOF scholarship

NEWARK, NJ — Deborah Alonge, an Essex County College general science major, is the recipient of the Arrigo O. Rogers Scholarship from the Educational Opportunity Fund Professional Association of New Jersey. “I’m honored to receive this scholarship from EOF,” said Alonge, a Newark resident. “The EOF program has helped me so much ever since I […]

Belleville students invited to apply for Testa Scholar-Athlete Scholarship

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The family of Thomas A. Testa — a longtime Belleville High School science teacher, head football coach and track coach — is now accepting applications for an annual Scholar-Athlete Scholarship established in Testa’s memory in 1999.  Graduating Belleville High School candidates must plan to pursue a college course of study in the […]

Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship announces 2021 semifinalists

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation recently announced the semifinalists for its highly competitive Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Through this award, the foundation supports talented community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees. This year’s 406 semifinalists were chosen from a pool of more than 1,500 applicants attending 398 community colleges […]

Nutley UNICO holds raffle drawing to raise money for scholarships

Nutley UNICO holds raffle drawing to raise money for scholarships

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley UNICO held its annual raffle drawing on Feb. 4 in support of the club’s scholarship program for Nutley High School seniors. Each year, high school students apply to the Nutley UNICO chapter for the opportunities to win some of more than $32,000 in scholarship funds.  Nutley UNICANs sold a total of […]

Freeholders honor East Orange women for receiving scholarship awards

Freeholders honor East Orange women for receiving scholarship awards

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently honored Azana Sall and Izdihar Benjamin, both of East Orange, for being named the Essex County recipients of the 2020 Scholarship Program Award from the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation and Investors Foundation. The board’s commendations were sponsored by acclamation and delivered […]

Bloomfield Fraternal Order of Police awards scholarship

Bloomfield Fraternal Order of Police awards scholarship

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As part of their community outreach initiative, the Bloomfield Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 214 awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Bloomfield High School graduate Sienna Tyransky, a member of the Class of 2020. Tyransky will be attending John Jay College of Criminal Justice this fall in pursuit of a career in criminal […]

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