General Guidelines: All applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked by February 15, 2016. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. All application material becomes the property of NJTEEA and will not be returned. Application information will not be used for any other reason accept for the purpose of this award. The selection of the award recipient will be based upon evidence of scholarship, merit, character, and leadership, as gained through the application materials. The Selection Committee will make the final selection at the April Executive Board meeting. Notification will be made to the award winner via official letter/email. All decisions are final. The scholarship money will be bestowed upon the recipient via a check payable directly to the winner’s educational institution. Validation will be solicited from the institution verifying receipt of the check. The recipient shall agree that the scholarship funds shall be forfeited if the student (recipient) withdraws from the Technology Education program prior to the end of their second semester.