Student Scholarship Funds
Prospective & Current Fundholders
Beyond a shared commitment to educational opportunity, families establish scholarship funds with a wide range of goals and purposes in mind. They may offer traditional scholarships or customize fund awards for alternative scholarships.
The Community Foundation is committed to the success of its scholarship recipients. We work with students throughout the application, selection, and award processes.
*for students completing existing applications only
Student’s with renewable scholarships, please see guidelines below.
Please note that it is the student’s responsibility to provide the following information to the Foundation by June 30th of each year. Reminder notices are not sent out. Future installments are contingent upon the following:
- Student remains enrolled on a full time basis in a college or university within the United States.
- Student remains in good academic standing.
- Student assumes responsibility to submit the following requested documentation no later than June 30 of each year. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of scholarship.
- Official Transcript
- One page narrative of the student’s past year’s academic experience, details of community service work performed during the academic year, and any employment experience.
- Fall class registration.
Community Foundation of New Jersey
Attn: Scholarship Office
Post Office Box 338
Morristown, New Jersey 07963-0338
New applications will be available in the first quarter of 2017.
Scholarships with Specific Applications
- The Bego Fund
- Cohen Family Valpak Scholarship
- Hon. Ann P. Conti Scholarship
- Eklund Scholarship
- Hardyston Township First Aid Squad Scholarship
- R.D. Hinsch Collegiate Sailing Scholarship
- Austin O. Hooey Scholarship
- Keith Hightower Scholarship
- Steven and Katherine Kalin Scholarship
- Jonathan Maslow Scholarship
- James Moody Jazz Scholarship for New Jersey
- Pfenninger Scholarship
- James L. and Ruby L. Murray Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships that utilize the Unified Scholarship Application (link)
Deadline: April 10, 2017
Alfred J. Speak Scholarship
The Alfred J. Speak Scholarship provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated both need and merit to assist them in attending any educational institution within the United States. The intent of the fund is to develop their moral, mental, intellectual well-being and in later years will make better and more useful and enlightened citizens to the ultimate benefit of mankind. Preference will be given to students residing in the City of Newark, Essex County, who are affiliated with the Boys and Girls Club of Newark and the First Presbyterian Church (Broad Street, Newark).
Estimated Award: Four (4) scholarships in the amount of $5,000, payable in four consecutive annual installments of $1,250.
Oscar & Susan Florence Hunt Scholarship
The purpose of the J. Oscar & Susan Florence Hunt Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to worthy men and women of any race, color, or religious belief, to enable them to pursue academic studies at an institution of higher learning of their choice located in the United States of America. The scholarships will be awarded based on need and merit. Only New Jersey residents who reside in Gloucester and Salem Counties may apply. Preference is to be given to the residents of Swedesboro, Auburn, Pedricktown and Penns Grove, in order priority stated.
Continued eligibility for the J. Oscar & Susan Florence Hunt Scholarship is contingent on student maintaining a 2.5 GPA or better. Student will be required to submit a letter of request for subsequent payments each year verifying that student continues to be enrolled in school and continues to meet all eligibility requirements.
Estimated Award: Four (4) scholarships of $3,420, payable in four consecutive annual installments of $855.
Dominique Lisa Pandolfo Scholarship
Dominique Lisa Pandolfo was an extraordinary young woman who lived each day to the fullest. On September 10, 2001, Dominique started her first day at New York University Graduate School. On September 11, 2001, Dominique became a victim of the attack on the World Trade Center. This scholarship’s goal is to perpetuate Dominique’s memory by helping young women to develop their potential, achieve their goals and become successful adults and proud Americans. The scholarship hopes to instill in each recipient the same spirit and zest for life that was so abundant in Dominique.
The scholarship will be awarded to a female student, as nominated by the Dominique Lisa Pandolfo Scholarship Committee, who best exemplifies the criteria stated above, with an emphasis placed on financial need. The awardee will be a student whose scholarship, character, personality and leadership qualities are regarded as outstanding. The student may not necessarily be the top student in the class, but she will have shown outstanding potential, merit and/or improvement.
Estimated Award: One (1) scholarship in the amount of $5,000 payable in four consecutive annual installments of $1,250.
Clanseer & Anna Johnson Scholarship
The Clanseer & Anna Johnson Scholarship Fund is to provide financial assistance to disadvantaged African American students who were born in the United States and reside in New Jersey. Students must have obtained an average of “A” or “B” on subjects relating to the sciences or mathematics and maintain above average grades overall in whatever curriculum they are pursuing. The scholarships will be awarded based on need and merit.
Estimated Award: Four (4) scholarships of $4,560 each, payable in four equal annual installments of $1,140.
Harry H. Loudenslager Scholarship
The Harry H. Loudenslager Scholarship was created under the will of Henry C. Loudenslager in memory of his deceased son. The purpose of the Harry H. Loudenslager Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a worthy young man who is a resident of Camden, Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland or Cape May Counties in New Jersey. Applicants must have been admitted to a college or university as of the date their application is submitted.
Estimated Award: Two (2) non-renewable scholarships of $945 each, payable in a lump sum for the upcoming academic year.
Elizabeth Clark Loudenslager Scholarship
The Elizabeth Clark Loudenslager Scholarship was created under the will of Henry C. Loudenslager in memory of his deceased daughter. The purpose of the Elizabeth Clark Loudenslager Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a worthy young woman who is a resident of Camden, Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland or Cape May Counties in New Jersey. Applicants must have been admitted to a college or university as of the date their application is submitted.
Estimated Award: Two (2) non-renewable scholarships of $965 each, payable in a lump sum for the upcoming academic year.