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Demarest Guidance Services Scholarship Info
                NVD SCHOLARSHIPS



Marjorie Dotson Scholarship

This scholarship is available to female Closter residents only.  The application must be returned by April 28, 2017 to Mrs. Kohler in the Guidance Office upon completion.  

PBA Local 206


Haworth residents only.  Student with financial need.  Preferably but not limited to students pursuing or showing an interest in the criminal justice field

Armenian Relief Society Bergen County Scholarship


Must be of Armenian heritage and demonstrate academic excellence. Must have resided in Bergen County for not less than a year. Prospective applicants should make a request in writing or via email only to Soci Kayserian, 26 Taylor Drive, Closter, NJ 07624 for an application.

Demarest PBA
Local 350


Must be a resident of Demarest. Minimum 3.5 GPA Return completed application to Mrs. Kohler in the Guidance office.

Haworth Home & School Association

Must be resident of Haworth and must have graduated from Haworth Public School, Class of 2013. Application and essay to be returned to the Guidance Dept. (Mrs.Kohler) by 5/1 9:00 a.m. (2) $1,000 scholarships

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship recipients must be able to provide proof of disability (physical conditions: spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc. and psychological conditions: autism, post- traumatic stress etc.). with letter of confirmation by a physician. Proof required after award notification. Do not submit with application.

KPA/ NVD Korean War Scholarchip


Applicant must be active in community service and 2 years or more KPA membership is required. A one page essay on "Korean War" is required. Send via email to: by 5/1/17

Marine Trades Association of New Jersey
The scholarship is open to any student interested in pursuing a career in the recreational boating industry and meets the criteria outlined.
The Columbians

You must be of Italian heritage.  Go to for the application.

Haworth Teachers Assoc.-Anna McGhee Memorial Scholarship
Must have graduated from the Haworth Public School

Northern Valley Education Association Scholarship

Academic achievement and participation in extracurricular activity. Return application to Guidance Department (Mrs. Kohler)

Demarest Nature Center Environmental Studies Scholarship

Must be planning to pursue environmental studies or a similar program such as one involving habitat conservation, natural resource management, preservation and protection of nature and/or education of the public concerning such subjects

Haworth Road Runners Association / 5K Soccer Award


Female and male graduating senior who are members of NV Demarest High School Soccer team and who have participated in the soccer program for at least two seasons (must compete senior year). Demonstrated outstanding sportsmanship and teamwork as well as involvement in a community service activity. Return completed application to Mrs. Kohler in the guidance office.

Haworth Road Runners Association / 5K Cross Country Track & Field Award


Must have participated in the NV Demarest High School cross country and/or track and field program for at least 3 seasons (must compete senior year), demonstrate outstanding sportsmanship and true commitment to the sport and their team as well as be involved in a community service activity that benefits local residents or organizations. Return completed applications to the Guidance office (Mrs. Kohler). $500 (2 female/2 male)

KH & L Ladies Auxiliary of Closter
Must be a resident of Closter for at least five years. Judged on volunteer work/activities in community and citizenship/leadership potential as well as character and academic performance.

Donald and Itasker Thornton Memorial Scholarship


You must be a young female of color. You must submit a 500 word essay describing family background, personal & financial hardships, honors and/or academic distinctions and community activities/involvement.

AIA Architects League of Northern New Jersey


High school seniors who will be pursuing a college degree in architecture from an NAAB accredited architecture program.
Closter PTO-Marjorie Zelner Scholarship


Must be resident of Closter at least eight years, be a graduate of Tenakill Middle School and active in school/community

North Jersey Football Officials Assoc. Scholarship

Must have played football for your high school through senior year. Must be committed to pursuing higher education. A personal interview may be required of applicants.   

Japanese American Assoc. of New York
Student must be of Japanese descent
Mid NJ Youth Soccer Association Liesel Krehan Memorial Scholarship

Graduating male and female senior who played, refereed or was a youth trainer in MNJYSA during high school. The scholarship is awarded based on accomplishments in the classroom, to their high school, community and soccer club.
Norsemen Athletic Boosters Club
Parent/guardian must be active member of Norsemen Athletic Boosters Club with their dues up to date. Student athlete must have played a minimum of one sport during each year of high school and will be attending a 2yr or 4yr college in the fall of 2017.

National Kitchen & Bath Assoc. ñ Bill Farnan Scholarship

Consistently demonstrated good character, attitude, attendance and good citizenship.
Must be pursuing postsecondary education in the Design field.
DEADLINE:  Must be received no later than May 19, 2017

Closter Elks/Challenger Scholarship


1 Male and 1 Female from Northern Valley - Demarest High School who has helped “coach” the young, special athletes at the Closter Elks/Closter Recreation sponsored Challenger Programs (basketball and baseball). See naviance for more information

Disabled American Veterans Department of NJ

Applicant must be a natural or adopted descendant of a member of the Disabled American Veterans Department of New Jersey (son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter) 3 scholarships will be awarded

B. Davis Scholarship


Visit website to apply
Autism Family Services of NJ Scholarship
Must have an established diagnosis of Autism, Asperger's syndrome or PDD-NOS and plan on pursuing post secondary education
American Legion & Auxiliary-George F. Axt Memorial Fund Nursing Scholarship

Student entering accredited nursing school or college in September. Applicants not required to be members of a veteran's family, the American or the American Legion Auxiliary.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
African American students who demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students should visit the above link and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page.
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

Awarded to students interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. If interested visit the link above, look to the right side of the page for the online application.
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post secondary school or college. Interested students can visit the above link and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page.

Jon M. Pritsch
Golf Scholarship
Student who has played golf as a member of the high school golf team and is interested in pursuing a career in professional golf.
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program

Full details are available on website. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of website.
Horatio Alger Assoc. of Career & Technical Scholarship
Pursuing postsecondary education at a community college or technical school in Fall 2017

Big Sun Scholarship

All high school senior athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are participating in. Visit website for more information and how to apply
7 Binary Options

American Green Home Improvement Scholarship

Please see the details on how to apply for this scholarship at To help future students make changes and innovations in the green home improvement industry. 1000-2000 word essay Deadline: 12/15/17 / Winner will be selected by 1/31/18

Scholarship Guidance

A variety of scholarships are listed on the website that students may be eligible for

Student Scholarships

A variety of scholarships which students may be eligible for are listed on website

* Please note that scholarships in RED have recently been added.                                        4/24/17
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