Neat Scholarships for Students in New Jersey for 2019 – 2020

Thinking about how to afford college? Scholarships are a common form of support for education and many small local scholarships go unclaimed each year. At Going Merry we bring local and statewide scholarships to you! 

Check out the list below of scholarships for New Jersey you could apply for!

1. Cindy Mellen Stier Memorial Scholarship

Provider: Cindy Mellen Stier Memorial Fund (Charity Smith)

Amount: Up to $1,000

The Cindy Mellen Stier Memorial Scholarship is an annual one-time award given to a graduating high school senior intent on entering the field of education. One award will be given each in the Greenville County School System (South Carolina) and the Brick Township School System (New Jersey).

2. Franklin Woman’s Club Scholarship

Provider: Franklin Woman’s Club

Amount: Up to $1,000

The goal of this scholarship is to assist young women, residents of Franklin Township Somerset County, who will Graduate from high school, and who have been accepted to a two or four-year college, in paying for college expenses.

3. The Green Brook Lions Club Scholarship

Provider: The Green Brook Lions Club

Amount: Up to $1,500

The Lions Club’s mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Our Vision is to be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.

4. Prichard-Murphy Memorial Scholarship

Provider: The Green Brook Lions Club

Amount: Up to $500

The Lions Club’s mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Our Vision is to be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.

5. David T. McGarry Memorial Scholarship

Provider: The Green Brook Lions Club

Amount: Up to $2,000

The Lions Club’s mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Our Vision is to be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.


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We get it. Figuring out how to fund your college tuition (plus room & board!) can be quite challenging. That’s why we’ve assembled this three-step plan:

First, you’ll need to understand the financial aid process, calculate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC), and submit your FAFSA as soon as possible (more details on FAFSA deadlines here). 

Second, you’ll want to research some state-specific or university-specific financial aid options. For example, check out these New Jersey scholarship application options:

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