Awards/Scholarship Programs
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NameDue DateGrade/ Age RequirementAdademic RequirementOther RequirementDescriptionApplication LinkNorth ContactVoorhees Contact
****Comcast Leaders & Achievers ScholarshipSteve DeLorenzoMegan Grilli-DeRobbio
****Governor’s School ProgramTBDJunior year
nominated by counselor, science, or math teacher
School of Engineering & Tech. or Sciences CraskeMegan Grilli-DeRobbio
***Morristown Medical Center Nursing Shadowing OpportunityTiffany SlowinskiAnn Fresoli
Amazing Kids in Business9/29/2017 Full time student, Entrepreneur with income producing business - Send completed application to school by the deadline Fresoliual-Business-Awards-Ceremony-2963/details Fresoliual-Business-Awards-Ceremony-2963/detailsVicki KellumAnn Fresoli Fresoli
American Citizenship Award (North only)Steve DeLorenzo-
Association of Math Teachers of NJ Scholarship (AMTNJ)Accepted Dec 2017- April 10, 2018Must be applying to a college with Math Education as their goalEach applicant mush have a current AMTNJ Member write one of the letters of recommendation. At NHHS this would be Mrs. Carter or Mr.Cierech. Craske*Not an option at VHS - no teacher is a member
Carson Scholars Program1/8/2018Must be nominated by your school in order to apply to our scholarship program. Grade11Academic Requirements Robaey
Clinton Sunrise Rotary Club: Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) – junior awardWhoever does Jr. AwardsBrian Strauss
Courier News Academic All-StarApril 15, 2019Must be nominated by your school in order to apply to our scholarship program. Grade 12academic achievementCommunity service, employment, essay requiredMust be nominated first and then given the application to completeKristin BarattaBeth Nemeth
Disabled American Veterans Dept of NJ May 17, 2019Graduating high school seniorNJ resident and natural or adopted descendent of a Disabled American Veterans, Dept. of NJ, 500 word essay, What would you do to end HOMELESSNESS? BarattaBeth Nemeth
Frank Baldachino Essay Scholarship ContestTBDKelli SteeleJean DiSalvio
Governor’s STEM ScholarsN/A yetApplicants must be enrolled full-time in a New Jersey school, in grades 10-PhD program. Students must be entering 10th grade in fall 2017 and not be graduated from their PhD programs until May 2018.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate some leadership qualities either through participation in school programs or community activities. Leadership does not have to pertain to STEM, although this type of leadership would be helpful to a candidate.
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in STEM either through course takings or other extracurricular activities.
Applicants must commit to attend all four conferences. Conference dates for the 2017-2018 school year have not yet been released and will be provided as soon as possible. All conferences will be held on Saturdays. Robaey
HOBYOctober 27, 2017Students must be sophomoresApplicants must have demonstrated leadership ability, have strong decision making skills, have strong communication skills, sensitivity to the needs or concerns of others, the courage to speak out for one’s beliefs, and participated in community service activities SteeleBeth Nemeth
Local Scholarships Nancy CraskeAnn Fresoli
Marine Corps. AwardsTBDTiffany SlowinskiAnn Fresoli
Mayflower ScholarshipMarch 1, 2018
All applicants must take the SAT or ACT at a time that will allow the results to be submitted as a part of the scholarship application.
the Application Form must include a valid GSMD membership number for either the applicant or for a parent, grandparent, or great grandparent of the applicant. (Please do not include Member Society Numbers)
high school seniors who are Mayflower descendants and will be attending a four-year college or university or two-year community college. DeLorenzoBrian Strauss
Morristown Medical Center Nursing ShadowingTBDAnn Fresoli Fresoli
National Youth Science CampTBD - usually in Feb.Seniorssuperior academic proficiency intend to pursue higher education and a career in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics related field., selected as delegate representng NJ and to receive full scholarship to exchange ideas during a month long experience in Charlestown,WV. BarattaJean DiSalvio
New Jersey Scholars ProgramJanuary 10, 2018JuniorsThe New Jersey Scholars Program (NJSP) is an intensive academic program for 39 of the most intelligent, outgoing, and highly motivated students. The program requires students to claim residency as well as attend high school in New Jersey as well as complete their junior year in June of 2018.During the five-week summer residential program, the Scholars will explore a specific topic from an inter-disciplinary perspective. The tuition free program takes place on the historic Lawrenceville School campus - there is no fee to the student other than personal expenses. The dates of the 2018 program are June 24th through July 27th and the topic for study will be: Mind and Body: The Future of Being Human. The application must be postmarked no later than January 10, 2018.NJ Scholars ApplicationRon NiznikJean DiSalvio
NJ Rising Scholars and HBCU Rising ScholarsOctober 2017Students must have GPA of 2.8 or greaterApplicants must be high school seniors who are interested in attending any Historically Black College or University (HBCU). Fresoli Fresoli
NJPSA Student Leadership Scholarships for non-athletic school leadershipRon NiznikJean DiSalvio
P.E.O. STAR Scholarship11/1/2017Students must be a 12th Grade Female Unweighted GPA of a 3.0 or higher Student exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular actitivies community service. Must be recommended by a local P.E.O chapter the student from the school district is selcted to apply, instructions will be provided to the student to apply. Tiffany SlowinskiBrian Strauss
Paul Robeson Youth Achievement AwardsFebruary 23, 2018Students must be Black/African AmericanStudents must have a 3.0 GPA or greaternts must attend school or live in Somerset and Hunterdon counties. Robaey
Princeton Creative Arts & Humanities SymposiumTBDcounselor/teacher nominate student
Princeton Creative Arts & Humanities SymposiumTBDSenior nominated by counselor/teacherWeekend long symposium to study creative arts and humanitiesKristin BarattaAnn Fresoli
Princeton University SWE High School ColloquiumTBD.Tiffany SlowinskiAnn Fresoli
Princeton University SWE Spring ColloquiumTBDTiffany SlowinskiAnn Fresoli
Prudential Spirit of Community Award11/1/2017be in grades 5-12 as of November 7have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application RobaeyBrian Strauss
Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award4/15/2019JuniorA junior who embodies the spirit of Rachel Carson in his/her dedication to sustainability and community development SteeleBeth Nemeth
Senior Awards at Voorhees-Marc
Senior Awards Ceremony for North HunterdonVivian-
Society for Women Engineers Certificate of MeritMarch 1 - May 1Women only Minimum 3.0 GPAEnrolled or accepted at school for 4 year degree for engineering, computing, or technology major in ABET accrediated program$1,000 to $15,000 CraskeAnn Fresoli
U.S. Presidential Scholars NominationInvitation Only
score exceptionally well SAT or ACT & Art Component CraskeBrian Strauss
U.S. Senate Youth Leadership Program (USSYP)10/9/2017Grades 11-12Currently serving in an elected or appointed capacity in a student government, civic
or educational organization,%20US%20Senate.pdf;v=d;m=08;y=2017;d=22Ron NiznikBrian Strauss
UNC Charlotte, the Levine Scholars Program11/8/2017Senior-who applies to UNC Charlotte by 11/1/2017GPA 4.1/ACT 31 (avg) or SAT (1390)Freshman enrollment to UNC-Charlotte US citizen, committment to community service strong academic record,capacity for ethical leadership and can elevate fellow students Kellum Beth Nemeth
University of MD, Meyerhoff, Baltimore Campus Scholars Program12/1/2017Senior-preference to those who want to pursue a combined Ph.D/M.D. or Ph.D. in Math, Computer Science or EngineeringGPA 3.0Minimum of 600 on math SAT or a composite score of 24 on the ACT Display committment to community service *Apply ED (11/1) to UMBC via the Common App 4 years of English & Math/3 years of History/Science/2 years of Language 4 years of English & Math/3 years of History/Science/2 years of LanguageRon NiznikBeth Nemeth
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars Program (1 Student)11/01/2017Grade 12; see "Other Requirements"
Students who are applying to the University of Virginia and can demonstrate excellence in the Jeffersonian ideals of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship may consider this opportunity. This scholarship includes: tuition, fees, room & board, supplies, books, fees, and personal expenses. Students cannot apply directly to this scholarship. This is a highly competitive scholarship in which the high school must submit a nomination to the University of Virginia. Candidates for this scholarship must demonstrate “uncommon academic abilities, exceptional leadership talents, and an understanding of the broader community around them.” Financial need is not a factor.
Vicki KellumMegan Grilli-DeRobbio
US Presidential Scholar AwardBy Invitation only by scoring exceptionally well on either the SAT or ACT. Can also be nominated by Chief State School Officer (CSSO)
Washington University in St. Louis, Danforth Scholars Program11/01/17Grade 12
This is a merit based scholarship. Interested students must demonstrate outstanding academic performance, but also activities that illustrate commitment to community service, high moral character, including examples of demonstrated leadership in service, academic and personal achievements that set you apart from your peers.
Vicki KellumMegan Grilli-DeRobbio
Wendy’s High School Heisman Award October 5, 2018Must be nominated by your school in order to apply to our scholarship program. SteeleMegan Grilli-DeRobbio