OceanFirst Foundation Offers 2016 Architecture Scholarship

February 16, 2016

OceanFirstOceanFirst Foundation is pleased to once again offer a scholarship to honor the legacy and many contributions of local architect, Carl Feltz, Jr., AIA. Administered by the Community Foundation of New Jersey, the scholarship is available to matriculated college students from Monmouth or Ocean Counties who are enrolled full time in an accredited architectural program at a School of Architecture within the United States.

Student must have successfully completed a minimum of one full year of study towards his/her professional degree (either a Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture). This merit based scholarship award is $2,000.  Financial need will, however, be taken into consideration during the review process.

The application deadline is May 1, 2016. Click here for the application.

Carl Feltz, Jr., a former Trustee of OceanFirst Foundation, was instrumental in the design of commercial structures such as airports, resorts, churches, hospitals, and professional office buildings, as well as homes and condominiums in the local area. Civic-minded in nature, Mr. Feltz served as a member and Chairman of the Point Pleasant Borough Planning Board, member and Past President of the Point Pleasant Rotary Club, Chairman of the Point Pleasant Tourism Council and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Any student wishing to obtain an application may do so at www.cfnj.org. For further information or with questions, please contact Faith Krueger at 973-267-5533.

About the Community Foundation of New Jersey

Established in 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey’s mission is to support charitable giving that is inspired by its fundholders, targeted at making communities stronger, driven by creative solutions, and effective in achieving lasting change. Through a combination of Legacy Funds and Donor Advised Funds, the foundation has granted an average of more than $30 million each year to charitable organizations and currently stewards over $360 million in charitable assets for current needs and future challenges.