Bank Awards almost $25,000 in scholarships to local students

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Spencer Savings Bank has awarded nearly $25,000 in scholarships to high school and middle school students from 32 schools in Bergen, Passaic, Union, Mercer, Morris and Essex counties. To date almost $500,000 has been awarded since the program first started in 2002. “As a community bank, investing in our local youth […]

Three area teens honored for winning scholarship awards

Three area teens honored for winning scholarship awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Board of County Commissioners recently honored Ashley Cruz, of Newark, and Nicole Johannson and Neyah Johnson, both of East Orange, for being named the Essex County recipients of the 2021 Scholarship Program Award from the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation. The board’s commendations were sponsored by acclamation […]

NJ Sharing Network awards scholarship to teen advocate from Newark

NJ Sharing Network awards scholarship to teen advocate from Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Sharing Network Foundation has awarded a scholarship to Ashley Jiggetts, of Newark, for her passion and dedication to raising awareness of organ and tissue donation. Jiggetts was presented with her scholarship award at the NJ Sharing Network’s headquarters in New Providence during a private ceremony with her family members in […]

Columbia HS Scholarship fund has banner year

Columbia HS Scholarship fund has banner year

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Columbia High School Scholarship Fund has had its most successful year ever despite the challenges of COVID-19. The fund’s friends and supporters, new and old, opened their hearts, allowing the fund to award $200,000 in scholarships to 125 graduating students and CHS alumni. The grants can be used […]

Four WOHS students win competitive Elks scholarships

Four WOHS students win competitive Elks scholarships

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Each year, the Elks National Foundation presents the Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. West Orange Elks Lodge No. 1590 is celebrating as four West Orange High School students have earned MVS scholarship awards based on leadership, academic achievements and community involvement. Carlos M. Herbozo Osco was named the National MVS winner, […]

Area students receive scholarships from cyber security competition

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation has awarded 63 New Jersey high school students with the coveted “National Cyber Scholar” designation following its 48-hour National Cyber Scholarship competition. The annual nationwide event for high school students is designed to evaluate aptitude in combating cyber threats and encourage them to become part of […]

High school students compete for up to $300K in scholarships at UTI Bloomfield

High school students compete for up to $300K in scholarships at UTI Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Universal Technical Institute’s Bloomfield campus welcomed high school students from New Jersey and New York to compete for up to $300,000 in scholarships using in-demand automotive technology skills and knowledge. Two students from Wayne Valley High School walked away with the grand prize: full UTI scholarships. Eighteen two-person teams from high school […]

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 […]