2020 New Jersey Scholarships

New Jersey is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for New Jersey universities is a whopping $14,731.00 and the total cost of attendance is $38,382.00. 64% of student graduates in New Jersey graduate with an average debt load of $34,387.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in New Jersey turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These NJ scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in New Jersey, and any New Jersey resident regardless of their interests or background. New Jersey scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of NJ students or NJ residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for New Jersey residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for NJ residents?

There are 217 scholarships totaling $674,619.00 available to New Jersey residents. You can easily browse through all 217 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in New Jersey?

Moms in New Jersey are eligible for all the same scholarships as NJ residents. Therefore, the 217 scholarships worth $674,619.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in New Jersey?

217 scholarships worth $674,619.00 are available for college students in NJ. In addition, we encourage current college students in New Jersey to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in New Jersey for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in New Jersey:

Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Savannah College of Art and Design
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Eastern Michigan University
Michigan State University
Oakland University

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in New Jersey?

217 scholarships totaling $674,619.00 are available for high school seniors in NJ. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of NJ to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for New Jersey residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to NJ students and residents, as well as others across the country.

Read more...

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

Learn More
$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Stutz Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - New Jersey Location 135 West Hanover Street, Trenton, NJ

Applicant must be the natural or adopted child of a member of the American Legion Department of New Jersey.

Learn More
$1,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - New Jersey Location 135 West Hanover Street, Trenton, NJ

Applicant must be a winner in the New Jersey Department Oratorical Contest.

Learn More
$4,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Educational Opportunity Fund Grant

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be from an educationally disadvantaged background and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated student at a New Jersey college or university and be a resident of New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months.

Learn More
$2,500.00 October, March 1 (spring) Apply Now

Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be (and have been for the previous 12 consecutive months) a New Jersey resident planning to attend a New Jersey college or university full-time. Applicant must be able to demonstrate academic achievement based upon secondary school records and SAT scores at the end of their junior year.

Learn More
$1,000.00 October 1 Apply Now

Survivor Tuition Benefits Program

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be the dependent of a New Jersey emergency service member or law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Applicant must be a resident of New Jersey attending a New Jersey institution of higher education as an undergraduate on at least a half-time basis. Grants pay the actual...

Learn More
- October 1, March 1 (spring) Apply Now

Tuition Aid Grant

Sponsor by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Location 4 Quaker Bridge Plaza, Hamilton, NJ

Applicant must be or intend to be a full-time undergraduate at a New Jersey college or university, demonstrate financial need, and must have lived in New Jersey for at least 12 consecutive months.

Learn More
- June 1 (renewal students), October 1 (students who did not receive the award during the prior academic year) Apply Now

Health Careers Scholarship

Sponsor by International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons

Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen enrolled full time in an accredited school of study in the U.S. or Canada and submit resume, official transcripts, an itemized budget endorsed by the school's financial aid officer, and two letters of recommendation. Pre-med students are not eligible. Enclose two stamped, self-addressed,...

Learn More
$1,000.00 June 15 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

Learn More
- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

Learn More
$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

Learn More
$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

Learn More
$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

Learn More
$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now