OceanFirst Foundation Offers 2019 Architecture Scholarship

March 5, 2019

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 April 5, 2019. 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

The Community Foundation of New Jersey educates and engages the people of New Jersey on the power of charitable giving to effect positive change in our communities. For 40 years, the Community Foundation team has counseled New Jersey families and businesses on how to use philanthropic funds to target and increase the impact of their giving in the areas that matter most to them. More than 1,100 Legacy Funds and Donor Advised Funds grant tens of millions of dollars each year, enabling the Community Foundation to launch its own Changemaker Projects that address critical, overlooked challenges. The Community Foundation’s funds currently hold over $425 million in charitable assets and granted more than $66 million in 2018 to charitable work in New Jersey and beyond.