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Uncovering scholarships for college students and college bound students can feel overwhelming. When looking for ways to pay for college, parents and students want to know how to get scholarships for college, how to apply for college scholarships, and how to find college scholarships. The best way to do this is to look through a complete list of college scholarships—even better, let your Fastweb profile find scholarships for you.

Independent Colleges and Universities of NJ Student Scholarship Information

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In addition to institutional and government assistance, various private organizations, companies and foundations provide support for funding a college education. The Financial Aid Office maintains a listing of some of these external sources of aid. Students and their families also are urged to explore funding from organizations in their local community. If you have any questions regarding any of these scholarships, foundations or grants, you can contact the Student Financial Aid Office and speak with Patricia Blanco at 201-761-6065.

Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship

The Campus Explorer Exclusive Scholarship is a monthly $1,000 giveaway, designed to help higher-education expenses. Every month, Campus Explorer will announce a new scholarship – and a new way to win. A winner will be randomly selected from the entrants. The contest is open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia who are at least 16 years old at time of entry. At Campus Explorer, we believe everyone deserves a fulfilling education.

US Bank Scholarship Program

Forty luck high school seniors/college undergraduates will win a $1,000 U.S. bank scholarship. College undergraduates who will be attending a U.S. Bank Student Loan four-year eligible college or university are encouraged to apply. Winners will be selected at random. Online applications are accepted October 2011 – March 2012. Further details, including college or university eligibility, can be found at usbank.com/scholarship.

Institute for Humane Studies

The Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University has helped undergraduate and graduate students interested in individual liberty pursue their intellectual interests and career goals. Applications are being accepted for scholarships of up to $15,000 and for paid internships programs in public policy, journalism, and production. For more information, please visit www.TheIHS.org/libertyscholarships

The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

Start building a world without tobacco with a $5,000 scholarship. The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations awards two $5,000 scholarships to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States. For information and to download an application: truthinitiative.org or call 201-454-5920 or email adamsscholarship@truthinitiative.org

Abbott & Fenner Scholarships

The A & F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution, between the ages of 16 and 30. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on one of the two topics below. Your submissions must be sent by email to scholarships@abbottandfenner.com.

What is your opinion of personal injury lawyers? In less than 1000 words, discuss your views on personal injury lawyers and explain how these views may have been affected by the media.
Are we ready to respond with disaster relief? In less than 1000 words, discuss your views on how well the United States government agencies are prepared to respond to the next call for disaster relief.

Kings Super Markets, Inc Independent College Fund Scholarship

The Kings Super Markets, Inc. Independent College Fund Scholarship provides an opportunity for Kings associates and their children who wish to attend one of the private college or universities in New Jersey. the purpose of the scholarship program is to attract and keep associates and to emphasize the importance of family by assisting the children of Kings associates in the pursuit of their educational goals. Scholarships of up to $1,000 are available. Eligible candidates must be planning to attend an ICFNJ member college or university, be enrolled in no fewer than two courses each term toward an associate, bachelor or graduate degree; children of associates must have a parent or legal guardian currently employed by Kings on a continuous full-time basis for at least five years in good standing; associates must plan to work at least 500 hours between September 1 and August 31 of the following year; and have made a significant contribution to work, school and /or community. The Kings Super Markets Independent College Fund Scholarship application is available to associates or the children of associates of Kings Super Markets, Inc. To obtain an application, please contact Michael Phelan, Training and Development Department, Kings Super Market, Inc. at (973) 463-6325

C.R. Bard Foundation Nursing Scholarship

The C.R. Bard Foundation Nursing Scholarship recognizes outstanding nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, and extracurricular activities and who are planning careers in the health industry by awarding $2,500 scholarships to qualifying students. Eligible students must be enrolled full- or part-time and carrying at least 9 credit hours at the time of selection. have at least second-semester sophomore standing or equivalent credit hours at the time of selection, possess at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need as determined by your institution’s financial aid office, be interested in pursuing a career in the health care industry, and be a U.S. citizen to work in the U.S.

NJFC Scholars

New Jersey Foster Care Scholars 1-800-222-0047 . Students attending classes full-time at a NJ public college or university may receive up to the full cost of their tuition, based on the school’s good academic criteria. A maximum $5,000 per year will be awarded to students who attend part-time, in-state or out of state. The same applies to students attending private schools, full-time or part-time. Applications may be obtained by visiting https://www.embrella.org/scholarship/.

Ocean or Monmouth County NJ students Studying Communications

For students pursuing communications, public relations, journalism or advertising as a major course of study. Applications from candidates pursuing major studies in other fields, but whose main interest is in the communications profession, will also be considered. Candidates must be entering the second of a two-year course of study, or the second through fourth year of a four-year course of study. Graduate students are not eligible. Candidates must be residents of Monmouth or Ocean County. To apply for the scholarship, candidates must submit a letter of recommendation from an instructor in public relations, journalism, advertising, radio and/or television broadcasting, or an active, dues-paying member of JSPRAA.