Scholarships Organized by Closest Approaching Deadline



Scholarships with Deadlines in September 


The Jewish Guild for the Blind Scholarship                      Rising seniors may apply                  Deadline: 09/15/12

            - Twelve to sixteen $15,000 scholarships will be given to students who are legally blind. Interested applicants must submit documentation of legal blindness, proof of citizenship, an academic transcript, and copies of SAT and/or ACT results. For more information and to apply, please visit:                        Added: 06/08/12











Scholarships with Deadlines in October 



New Jersey Foster Care Scholars (NJFC Scholars) Program                  Graduating seniors may apply                     Deadline: 10/01/12

            - The Foster & Adoptive Family Services (FAFS) in partnership with the Department of Youth & Family Services (DYFS) provide educational assistance through the NJFC Scholars Program. Students who meet eligibility criteria may receive tuition assistance to public NJ colleges, universities, and vocational schools as well as private or out of state institutions through the Federal Education & Training Voucher Program. Interested students must apply for the FAFSA, be accepted to a post secondary institution that is accredited to receive Title IV funding (please call 1-800-222-0047 to find out if the school you plan on attending meets these criteria),  or have made an application for Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) if seeking to attend a NJ school that offers this program. Please view the following link to see eligible schools: In addition, you must meet at least one of the following: “Youth who are or were in a DYFS paid placement.  Have you been in the care and custody of DYFS, in an out-of-home placement, for a period of 9 months or more following your 16th birthday? Are you, or have you been, in the care and custody of DYFS, in an out-of-home placement after your 14th birthday for a total of 18 months?  Do you reside in, or have you resided in, a Transitional Living Program for youth or supportive housing for 3 months or more?” For more information and to apply, please visit:                     Added: 06/08/12



AES Engineering Scholarship (you do not need to be pursuing an engineering major to apply for this), Grade 12                    Deadline: 10/05/12


            - This is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluated essays that are submitted.  Students must submit an essay of no more than 1000 words in response to:What are your dreams for your future? When you look back on your life in thirty years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?” For more information and to apply, please visit:

            Added: 01/20/12