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Senior Scholarship Opportunities

  1. Community Foundation of New Jersey - 2021 Unified Scholarship Application

  • Award: Varies
  • Essay Topic: Scholarship requirements vary, log into portal
  • Requirements: Students will be asked to register an account prior to accessing the scholarship application. This login/password will be unique to the student, and s/he should retain in their records for future use.
  • Application: Online 2021 Unified Scholarship application https://cfnj.org/current-funds/student-scholarships/
  • Deadline: March 28th, 2021
 
  1. American Legion Riders Scholarship

  • Award: Not Listed
  • Requirements: Qualified students of Veterans
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Deadline: April 1, 2021
 
  1. Marine Trades Association Educational Scholarships

  • Award: Boating Industry Scholarship $1,000, $9,562.50 to Automotive Training Center in Pennsylvania
  • Essay Topic: Personal essay about your career goals
  • Requirements: Students pursuing a career in recreational boating industry. Strong desire to succeed in a recreational boating industry vocational, technical, or college program.  Desire to be in the Marine Service Technology Program at Automotive Training Center in Pennsylvania.  Transcript, 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Application: Application available online mtanj.org/scholarships
  • Deadline: April 1, 2021
 
  1. Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition

  • Award: Three $1,000 scholarships
  • Requirements: Open to all high school juniors and seniors who are residents of New Jersey and plan to continue their education after high school.
  • Application: Pick up a copy in Guidance or visit this link: https://www.njlm.org/274/Louis-Bay-II-Future-Municipal-Leaders-Sc
  • Essay Topic: How has local government played a role in your life regarding the ongoing pandemic? Length - Approximately 500 Words  
  • Deadline: April 2, 2021
 
  1. Margate Business Association Daniel and Maria Walters 2021 Scholarship

  • Award: Two $2,500 scholarship awards
  • Requirements: Must be a Margate or Longport resident that attended Margate elementary schools (public or private), and will graduate from an area high school.
  • Essay Topic: 2020 will certainly be a year to remember. Using the following statement, write an essay between 250 and 300 words: If I had to describe the year 2020 in one word it would be________________.  In your essay provide at least three different reasons to support why and how the word you have selected best describes the year 2020 for you.  In your essay, do not identify yourself by name. 
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application.
  • Deadline: April 6, 2021
 
  1. Local 54 Chhitubhai Patel Scholarship Application

  • Award: $1,000 for each year that you are enrolled as a full-time student.
  • Requirements: Must be a high school senior who is a dependent child of a UNITE HERE Local 54 member in good standing for the last 24 months. Must also have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. 
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application.
  • Deadline: April 15, 2021
 
  1. Local 54 Thomas Kissick, Sr. Scholarship Application

  • Award: $1,000 for each year that you are enrolled as a full-time student.
  • Requirements: Must be a high school senior who is a dependent child of a UNITE HERE Local 54 member in good standing for the last 24 months. Must also have a GPA of 2.75 or higher. 
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application.
  • Deadline: April 15, 2021
 
  1. The Cape May County Bar Foundation - Jeffrey K. Israelow and R. Robert Fleming Scholarship Award

  • Award: $500/year towards college
  • Requirements: Must be a Cape May County resident.
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Essay Topic: Does the American Dream still exist? If so, what does it consist of?  If not, why not?  500 Words Required. 
  • Deadline: April 15, 2021
 
  1. Friends of the Ocean City Pops Music Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Requirements: Must be a senior instrumental music student attending a public or private high school in Atlantic or Cape May County. The student should have applied to/or been accepted in a college or university and plan to major in music. 
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Writing Sample: A brief, but revealing statement regarding background in the study of music; including private instruction, participation in school/community music organizations, and intentions for continued study or performance in the future.
  • Deadline: April 15, 2021
 
  1. Student-View Scholarship Program

  • Award: One $5,000, Three $1,000, Ten $500 scholarships
  • Essay Topic: No Essay
  • Requirements: Log on www.student-view.com directly into browser (not search engine), complete 15-20 minute application survey
  • Requirements: Complete application survey about colleges in your area.
  • Application: Log on www.student-view.com directly into browser (not search engine), complete 15-20 minute application survey
  • Deadline: April 22, 2021
 
  1. Holy Spirit High School Mother’s Guild Spartan Scholarship

  • Award: $500
  • Requirements: Student must be the son/daughter of a three or four year active member of the Holy Spirit Mother’s Guild. The student should have attended HSHS for four years.  The student should exemplify qualities of respect and integrity toward HSHS.  The student should demonstrate a sincere interest and loyalty toward HSHS.  The student should demonstrate a sincere academic attitude and be an active part in extracurricular activities. 
  • Application: See or email Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com.
  • Deadline: April 30, 2021
 
  1. Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

  • Award: $1,000 - $5,000 in scholarships
  • Requirements: Being a deserving high school senior.
  • Application: Scholarship applications can be obtained at www.acunico.org under the Scholarship Menu item.  All applications must be submitted online.  Additionally, a current high school transcript must also be submitted.  This can be emailed to scholarships@acunico.org or, alternatively, it may be mailed to P.O. Box 41, Pleasantville, NJ 08232.
  • Deadline: April 30, 2021
 
  1. Atlantic City Rotary Club Scholarships

  • Award: $2,500
  • Requirements: Must reside in Atlantic City and attend Holy Spirit High School, Atlantic City High School or ACIT.
  • Application: Request an application at acrcScholarships@gmail.com
  • Deadline: April 30, 2021
 
  1. The Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation

  • Award: Scholarships ranging up to $5,000 will be awarded.
  • Requirements: Students from Southern New Jersey who will be matriculating in an accredited, post-secondary school and pursuing a course of study related to real estate and the construction industry. Applicants must live in or attend school in Atlantic County. 
  • Application: Available online at http://www.blsj.com/scholarship-information
  • Deadline: April 30, 2021
 
  1. 2021 Jonathan B. DeMario Memorial Science Award

  • Award: $1,000
  • Requirements: Candidates are high school seniors pursuing a vocation in science, with preference given to those interested in engineering, environmental science or medicine.
  • Application: Please email or see Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Essay Topic: Tell us about YOU, your family, interests, hobbies, extra-curricular activities or sports and goals in life.
  • Deadline: April 30, 2021
 
  1. Margate City Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Local #41 O’Hara-McCormick Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: Unknown
  • Requirements: High school senior must be a Margate resident.
  • Application: See or email Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com.
  • Deadline: May, 1, 2021
 
  1. Justice Lodge #285 F & AM Educational Trust Award

  • Award: Unknown
  • Requirements: You must be a son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter or  legally adopted child of a Master Mason in the twenty-third Masonic District of the State of New Jersey.
  • Application: See or email Ms. Connor in the Guidance Department for a copy of this scholarship application, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Deadline: May 3, 2021
 
  1. South Jersey Bass Club Association (SJBCA)- 2021 Carmen Bersani Memorial College Scholarship Program

  • Award: $500
  • Essay Topic: Statement from the applicant describing his/her interest in the outdoors and future plans in their chosen field of study (minimum of 200 words
  • Requirements: The applicant must be a high school senior who is entering college upon graduating from high school and will be pursuing a degree in fisheries management, environmental science, biological sciences, conservation officer, green acres studies, or another related field that may benefit fishermen. Completed application form, a transcript of high school grades, a statement from the applicant describing his/her interest in the outdoors and future plans in their chosen field of study (minimum of 200 words), and a letter of recommendation from one of his/her high school teachers. The applicant must reside in New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware.
  • Application: See or Email Ms. Connor for an application lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Deadline: Postmarked by May 3rd
 
  1. Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

  • Award: $500
  • Essay Topic: Students applying to the scholarship will be required to write an essay about how their experience with mental health has influenced their beliefs, relationships, and career aspiration.
  • Requirements: Life aspirations, Experience with mental health support and awareness, Impact. While not required, working or volunteering at organizations that increase mental health awareness, provide mental health support, or research mental health solutions will be a plus on student applications
  • Application: online at https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/mental-health-awareness
  • Deadline: May 21, 2021
 
  1. The Richard Gargel Scholarship

  • Award: Two $500 scholarships
  • Requirements: A male or female graduating senior who will be attending college in the Fall. 
  • Writing: In order to apply for this scholarship, you need to answer two questions in the form of an essay.
  1. Where would you like to be four years from now?
  2. What are your goals in life? 
 
  1. Knights of Columbus Mignoga Family Memorial Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Requirements: A senior currently attending a Catholic school
  • Essay: Candidates must submit an essay, up to 500 words, on any topic. Essays should be emailed to Steven Mignogna at smignogna@archerlaw.com and should include the student’s name, grade level, school, parish, home address and phone number. 
  • Deadline: All essays must be received on or before May 31, 2021
 
  1. Cape Atlantic Junior Football League “Spirit of 22 Scholarship”

  • Award: Not Listed
  • Requirements: Applicant must have played a minimum of (4) years in the member’s organization. Must be a graduating senior, male or female, with at least a 3.0 GPA.  The student must have received acceptance to an accredited college, post High School program or Trade School. 
  • Essay Topic: Short essay on what football means to you.
  • Application: Please see or email Ms. Connor in Guidance to request a copy of this scholarship, lconnor@holyspirithighschool.com
  • Deadline: June 1, 2021
 
  1. 2021 Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Essay Topic: A 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important. We’d like to learn more about you as a student, and how you’ve persevered and fought to get the education you want. Tell us about one challenge, and how it has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student.
  • Requirements: Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A. with a minimum GPA of an 83.
  • Application: online https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/#scholarship
  • Deadline: July 31st, 2021
 
  1. 2021 Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Essay Topic: A 500+ word essay on why having a higher education is important. We’d like to learn more about you as a student, and how you’ve persevered and fought to get the education you want. Tell us about one challenge, and how it has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student.
  • Requirements: Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited university, in the U.S.A. with a minimum GPA of an 83.
  • Application: online https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/#scholarship
  • Deadline: July 31st, 2021