Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises funds for students in East Orange, Newark

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises funds for students in East Orange, Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children recently launched the Torch of Learning campaign, a new three-year initiative that aims annually to match the $150,000 the Archdiocese of Newark provides each year to fund its “We Are Living Stones” Catholic Tuition Assistance Program offered through SFIC. Established in 2021, the yearly “We Are […]

West Orange HS Student Council recognizes Black History Month on Instagram

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Student Council has continued its fundraising efforts and recognition of Black History Month with a campaign on its Instagram page. Each year, the Student Council holds a large Black History Month dinner and event featuring guest speakers and student performances. Due to the recent COVID-19 surge, […]

New scholarships announced for students with disabilities in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of North Jersey, a nonprofit group of 43 state-approved private special education schools, has opened the application cycle for its 2022 “Connections for the Future Scholarship.” Each year, the alliance awards three scholarships, at least one of which is for $1,000, to graduating public […]

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raised $300,000 — which is $50,000 more than its target goal — to fund partial tuition assistance scholarships for underprivileged students attending Archdiocese of Newark schools at its annual gala in West Orange’s Pleasantdale Chateau on Nov. 11. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, […]

Students create Thanksgiving cards in gratitude for tuition assistance scholarships

Students create Thanksgiving cards in gratitude for tuition assistance scholarships

NEWARK, NJ — Last spring, the Archdiocese of Newark and the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children provided 100 students with $1,500 each in scholarship support to assist them in receiving a high-quality, values-based Catholic education for the 2021-2022 school year through “We Are Living Stones” Catholic tuition assistance. Recently, in celebration of Thanksgiving, many of […]

Archdiocese to commemorate 9/11 anniversary with special Mass

Archdiocese to commemorate 9/11 anniversary with special Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, and the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a remembrance ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St. in Newark, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. All are invited […]

West Orange HS grads receive Joe Suriano Memorial Invitational Scholarships

West Orange HS grads receive Joe Suriano Memorial Invitational Scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Collegebound students Jenny Alfaro and Alex Aromin-Gabbay gasped with surprise as they stood on the track at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School and received scholarship checks from the inaugural Joe Suriano Memorial Invitational. The Aug. 23 presentation realized track legend Bruce Berry’s vision to honor Joe Suriano, his former […]

Five stellar high school grads receive Wilnora Holman scholarships

Five stellar high school grads receive Wilnora Holman scholarships

NEWARK, NJ — Kathleen Witcher, of Irvington, announced the scholarship awardees of the 34th annual Wilnora Holman Scholarship Fund this month. The college scholarship program was initiated by her mother, the late Wilnora Holman, who spent 40 years in volunteer service on the county PTA, as a school board member in Newark and as a […]

Twelve WOHS students receive 2021 Groves Memorial Scholarships

Twelve WOHS students receive 2021 Groves Memorial Scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In a continuation of a seven-year tradition, the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship has once again been awarded to seniors at West Orange High School. This year, 12 seniors benefited from the scholarship, which the Shauger family founded with the West Orange Scholarship Fund in 2014.  The 2021 Groves Memorial Scholarship recipients […]

Scholarships for Belleville, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge students

Scholarships for Belleville, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge students

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named four 2021 scholarship recipients: Belleville’s Vivian Shu Yi Li, who will attend Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., and Cybel Cobbinah, who will attend Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.; Bloomfield’s Gwen Reoch, who will attend Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minn.; and Glen […]